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Obie Trice Loses Mom To Cancer

7/17/2011 12:30pm EDT
Obie Trice
Eminem's rapper pal Obie Trice is mourning the death of his mother following a battle with breast cancer.

Elanore Trice lost her fight against the disease on Tuesday.

In a statement issued to, the hip-hop star says, "My mom was always in my corner and her presence will be missed tremendously.

"I'm more determined than ever to ensure I not only impact the music industry but also my community, just as she expected."

Trice referenced his beloved mum in a number of his tracks, including 2003's "Don't Come Down," which featured on his debut album Cheers.

Obie Trice Owes More Than $298,000 In Taxes

8/5/2010 5:15pm EDT
Obie Trice
Rapper Obie Trice is the latest star in trouble with tax officers after allegedly failing to pay more than $298,000.

Authorities at the Internal Revenue Service filed a $298,051 lien against the hip-hop star on June 21st in the Wayne County Register of Deeds in his native Detroit, Michigan. His father, who is also named Obie Trice, insists he knew nothing of his son's financial woes - but knows for certain the debts aren't his.

Trice, Sr. tells the Detroit News, "I know that's not me. I've never made that kind of money to get that kind of tax debt."

The Got Some Teeth hitmaker signed...

Celebrity Birthdays, November 14

11/14/2009 3:00am EST
Josh Duhamel
Happy Birthday to:

Transformers tough guy Josh Duhamel (1972)

Rapper Lil Boosie (1983)

Detroit rapper Obie Trice (1977)

Blink-182 drummer and reality TV star Travis Barker (1975)

Actor David Moscow (1974)

Greek musician Yanni (1954)

Prince Charles of Wales (1948)

Screen siren Veronica Lake

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Celebrity Birthdays, November 14

11/14/2008 3:00am EST
Josh Duhamel
Happy Birthday to rapper Lil Boosie (1983), Detroit rapper Obie Trice (1977), Blink-182 drummer and reality TV star Travis Barker (1975), actor David Moscow (1974), Transformers tough guy Josh Duhamel (1972), Greek musician Yanni (1954), Prince Charles of Wales (1948), and screen siren Veronica Lake.

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2006: Year In Music (Pt. 3)

12/31/2006 2:00pm EST
Syd Barrett
...During July, co-founder and original Pink Floyd guitarist/singer Syd Barrett, who had spent the better part of the last 35 years as a hermit, died at age 60 from diabetic complications... Weezer singer Rivers Cuomo pretty much confirms rumors that the band is done, "unless," he says, "it becomes really obvious to me that we need to do one."

New albums from: Muse, Johnny Cash, Thom Yorke, Peachez, Sufjan Stevens, Cheyenne Kimball, Phish, Soul Asylum, Seether, Moloko, Alien Ant Farm, Black Stone Cherry, Eighteen Visions, Helmet, Third Eye Blind, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, New York Dolls...

Akon's "Konvicted" In Stores Today; Listen To Two Songs From It Here

11/14/2006 12:07pm EST
After winning music fans over with his 2003 multi-platinum debut Trouble, Senegalese singer Akon returns with more stories from his personal journey via his sophomore CD Konvicted. If Trouble was Akon's ode to redemption (before his music career took off he served time for car theft), Konvicted picks up at rebirth. His mission now is to reinvent himself through his salvation - music.

The son of accomplished jazz musician Mor Thiam, Akon was introduced to varied musical styles early on. "I grew-up listening to all kinds of music. Obviously I love soul songs, but I also like mixing in ot...

The Second Round Is On Obie Trice

8/7/2006 4:15pm EDT
Obie Trice
Shady Records artist Obie Trice will release his new album, Second Round's On Me, on August 15, 2006. Trice's major-label debut, Cheers, which included the hit single "Got Some Teeth," sold over one million copies.

The first taste of Second Round's On Me, the controversial "Snitch," featuring and produced by Akon, and its next offering, the gritty hit "Cry Now," have been searing airwaves around the world since their release earlier this year. Videos for both songs have generated significant buzz on televisions nationwide, with "Snitch" receiving heavy airplay on MTV, BET, and Fuse. "W...

Obie Trice Teams Up With TV Show 'CSI' in New Video

4/13/2006 12:24pm EDT
Obie Trice
Obie Trice and CSI have teamed up for an exclusive music video promoting and made entirely from clips of the episode "Poppin' Tags" and showcasing Obie's new single, "Snitch," featuring Akon. The music video will be available for viewing on, and the episode from which the video was cut will be broadcast Thursday, April 13.

Free downloads of the single "Snitch" will be available on for 48 hours immediately following that night's east coast broadcast of CSI. The episode and the soundtrack for the episode will feature Obie Trice and Akon performing "Snitch" from Obie's ...

Obie Trice Recovering After Being Shot in Detroit

1/4/2006 4:34pm EST
Obie Trice
Shady Records recording artist Obie Trice is home recuperating after being shot on a Detroit freeway in the early morning on December 31st.

The shooting left Trice with a bullet lodged in his skull. He was treated and released on the same day at an area hospital, after doctors concluded that the position of the bullet in his head proved too risky for surgery. Further medical evaluation in the coming days will determine whether the bullet can indeed be removed at a later date.

"This is living in Detroit, and that's all," said Trice. "You hear about it because it's me, I got ties...

Notorious BIG Duets Album Boasts Amazing Guests

10/26/2005 2:59pm EDT
Notorious B.I.G.
Bad Boy Records has announced the superstar line-up for the most eagerly anticipated album in hip-hop history, "The Notorious BIG Duets: The Final Chapter." Over two years in the making, the 22-track collection is slated for release Dec. 20, 2005. The album features rhymes recorded by B.I.G. throughout his career, melded with newly recorded performances by some of contemporary music's greatest vocalists and MCs. Dozens of superstars have come together to perform with and pay homage to the legendary rapper on this unprecedented, history-making release. In addition, "The Final Chapter" incorp...