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Warren G Says Tupac Shakur Hologram Gave Him 'Chills'

April 18th, 2012 10:58am EDT
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Warren G was left speechless during rehearsals for the Coachella finale with Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg when he saw the Tupac Shakur hologram for the first time.

The hip-hop stars stunned fans at the California music festival by unveiling a 3D video projection of the late rapper during their Sunday night show, and Warren G, who also performed at the finale, admits he was shocked to see Shakur performing from beyond the grave.

He tells MTV.com, "When I first seen it (sic) when we were in rehearsal, it gave me chills. I was like, 'Whoa, wow,' because it looked like him, it talked like him, it...
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Tupac Shakur 'Resurrected' During Snoop Dogg's Performance At Coachella

April 16th, 2012 8:12am EDT
Tupac Shakur
Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre brought Tupac Shakur back from the dead for a show stopping finale to the first Coachella weekend on Sunday night.

Shakur appeared as a hologram on the festival stage after a tribute performance of his hit California Love and the late star 'teamed up' with Snoop on Ain't Nothin' Like A Gangsta Party after an eerie solo rendition of Hail Mary from beyond the grave.

The ghostly apparition drew mixed reactions from those watching the set online, with one fan calling it "wrong on so many levels" and others stunned by the Tupac trick, tweeting, "WTF!"

However, most ra...
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Nate Dogg To 'Perform' At Coachella Via Hologram

April 12th, 2012 2:18pm EDT
Nate Dogg
Late rapper Nate Dogg is reportedly set to appear at the Coachella festival in California this weekend - as a hologram.

The hip-hop star, real name Nathaniel Dwayne Hale, passed away in March, 2011, after suffering complications from multiple strokes.

However, the 41 year old is set to rise from the dead for the much-hyped music festival and "perform" a short set with his former 213 bandmate Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre on Sunday during their all-star headlining set.

According to TMZ.com, the late rapper's image will be projected onto a large screen beside the stage, allowing both artists t...
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Snoop Dogg And Lucasfilm Host Private Screening Of 'Red Tails'

January 23rd, 2012 1:38pm EST
Snoop Dogg and Lucasfilm Host Private Screening of Red Tails
Last week, Snoop Dogg, along with Lucasfilm, hosted a private screening of Red Tails at the Arclight Cinema in Hollywood for about 200 of his friends and family. Many special guests came out to support Snoop and Red Tails, including the film's cast members Terrence Howard and Tristan Wilds, Aaron McGruder (screenplay), Warren G., Shanola Hampton (Shameless), Omar Gooding and Jill Marie Jones.

Check out the video below.

Red Tails is in theaters now.
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Warren G Defends His Male Sexual Enhancement Endorsement Deal

April 28th, 2011 1:52pm EDT
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Rapper Warren G has defended his decision to endorse a brand of male sexual enhancement pills, insisting the commercial is supposed to be "funny" and the deal "is not something that dictates who I am."

The hip-hop star has hit headlines after filming a promo for AffirmXL, an all-natural male enhancement supplement that promotes "long lasting vitality stamina."

Warren G has now addressed the controversy over the advert, insisting he believes in the brand and hopes fans will find the footage amusing, telling TMZ.com, "The commercials are funny and I meant for it to be funny. This is not so...
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Nate Dogg Laid To Rest

March 27th, 2011 11:48am EDT
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Nate Dogg was buried in true hip-hop style on Saturday as rappers Snoop Dogg, Warren G and The Game all turned out to pay their respects.

The 41 year old died earlier this month after a long battle with ill health and the singer was laid to rest in a star-studded funeral in his native Long Beach, California.

His cousin Snoop Dogg and childhood pal Warren G were among the rap royalty who flocked to the event and both read eulogies.

In his reading, Snoop said, "He was a loving, caring individual. If you listen to his music, he took church melodies and flipped it with hip-hop. I'm so honore...
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Snoop Dogg Sets Up Trust Fund For Nate Dogg's Children

March 24th, 2011 3:32pm EDT
Snoop Dogg
Rapper Snoop Dogg has appealed to friends and fans of his late cousin Nate Dogg to donate to a special trust fund set up in the tragic star's memory.

The Regulate hit-maker, 41, died last week of stroke complications and Snoop Dogg was one of the first to pay tribute to his relative.

He and close pal Warren G are among the stars expected to play key roles at the singer's funeral ceremony in Long Beach, California on Saturday as part of a weekend of events celebrating the hip-hop star's life.

And Snoop has taken on the responsibility of looking out for Nate Dogg's six children by estab...
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Rapper Nate Dogg Dies At 41

March 16th, 2011 8:23am EDT
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Rapper Nate Dogg has died at age 41.

Snoop Dogg's cousin - real name Nathaniel Hale - passed away on Tuesday following a lengthy battle with numerous health issues, reports the Long Beach Press Telegram.

Hale, whose cause of death is not yet known, suffered a series of strokes in 2007 and 2008, which left him paralyzed down the left side of his body.

His pal Warren G appealed to fans in November asking them to help contribute to the star's medical costs as he underwent a lengthy rehabilitation process to regain the ability to walk and talk.

Hale rose to fame with Snoop Dogg and Warr...
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MTV Crowns The 'Celebrity Rap Superstar' During Season Finale, Tonight At 10

October 18th, 2007 8:30am EDT
Kendra Wilkinson
Live on Thursday, October 18th at 10pm ET/PT from the Culver Studio in Los Angeles, California, MTV will reveal the champion of Celebrity Rap Superstar…will it be Shar Jackson or Kendra Wilkinson? Joined by Rap mentors MC Lyte and Too Short with Judges Da Brat, DMC, Big Boi and host Kevin Hart this exciting season finale of "Celebrity Rap Superstar" will be the main event of the evening packed with surprises and special guests. And in a first, all celebrity contestants will be back on stage together to celebrate with one final rhyme. Viewers can go to www.celebrityrapsuperstar.mtv.com t...
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MTV's 'Celebrity Rap Superstar' Premieres Tonight At 10

August 30th, 2007 4:06pm EDT
Celebrity Rap Superstar
Redman, Bizarre, Too Short, Bubba Sparxx, Kurupt, Jamal Anderson, Jason Wahler, Efren Ramirez and DMC join "Celebrity Rap Superstar." On Thursday August 30th at 10pm ET some of your favorite celebrities and rappers will make history during this huge live event. They will join Tone Loc, Warren G, MC Lyte, Da Brat, Shar Jackson, Kendra Wilkinson, Sebastian Bach, Countess Vaughn and Kevin Hart whose names were previously announced. The celebrities will work hard to be great rappers and throughout the season perform covers and original rap, R&B, pop and rock songs.

This live weekly co...
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Snoop Dogg And Lil Wayne Team Up For Blockstar DVD's 'Welcome To LA' And 'Lil Wayne Edition'

June 29th, 2007 10:00pm EDT
Snoop Dogg
Snoop Dogg and Lil' Wayne are two of the premiere names in hip hop today, so its no wonder they teamed up with the number 1 Hip Hop Documentary series "Blockstar" as they give an inside look into their lives as block stars.

Snoop takes in Blockstar and gives him a rare look to the making of his brand new west coast unity video with "Welcome To LA". In the DVD, you hear from Warren G, Snoop, The Game, JT the Bigga Figga, Kurupt, Daz and more about West Coast Unity and the power of hip hop as a whole. After years of beef between coasts and other hip hop superstars, Snoop aims to bring t...
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'Celebrity Fit Club Men Vs. Women' Kicks Off Sunday, April 22

April 7th, 2007 8:00am EDT
Dustin Diamond
Get in swimsuit shape for summer with your favorite celebrities with an all new season of Celebrity Fit Club: Men vs. Women. VH1’s popular fitness, nutrition and drama series is back for a fifth season premiering on April 22 at 9 PM ET/PT.

This season we’re shaking things up by pitting the men against the women on Celebrity Fit Club: Men vs. Women. This season is more about getting fit than shedding pounds as none the cast is more than 40 pounds overweight but that doesn’t mean the drama is any less weighty.

This season’s cast includes Maureen McCormick (The Brady Bunch), Dus...
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'Celebrity Fit Club' Returns For A Fifth Season; Premieres April 2007

November 21st, 2006 11:36am EST
Maureen McCormick
Get in swimsuit shape for summer with your favorite celebrities with an all new season of “Celebrity Fit Club.” VH1’s popular fitness, nutrition and drama series is back for a fifth season premiering in April 2007.

Ready to shed their inhibitions’ and a few pounds the “Celebrity Fit Club 5” cast is set to climb on the giant scales as they throw their weight around and compete for cash and prizes. This season’s cast includes Maureen McCormick (The Brady Bunch), Dustin Diamond (Saved By The Bell), Tiffany (pop star), Cledus T. Judd (country music artist), Da Brat (Hip Hop Artist), Ross “...
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Celebrity Birthdays, November 10

November 10th, 2005 3:00am EST
Brittany Murphy
Happy Birthday to Silverchair bassist Chris Joannou (1979), rapper Eve (1978), actress Brittany Murphy (1977), baseball player Shawn Green (1972), rapper Warren G (1970), actress Mackenzie Phillips (1959), comedian Sinbad (1956), Emerson, Lake & Palmer and King Crimson bassist Greg Lake (1948), composer Tim Rice (1944), Jaws star Roy Scheider (1932), The Good The Bad and The Ugly composer Ennio Morricone (1928), Welsh actor Richard Burton (1925; d. 1984), English film star Claude Rains (1889; d. 1967), and German protestant reformer Martin Luther (1483; d. 1546).
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