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Ying Yang Twins' De'Angelo Holmes Arrested For DUI

June 8th, 2012 3:22pm EDT
Ying Yang Twins
Ying Yang Twins rapper De'Angelo Holmes is facing charges of driving under the influence and child endangerment following an arrest last week.

The hip-hop star, known as D-Roc, was with his two children, aged three years old and two months, when he was busted by police in Duluth, Georgia on June 1st.

According to the incident report, his eyes appeared "bloodshot and glazed" and he is said to have "mumbled" and "slurred" his speech while talking to cops, who pulled him over for a traffic infraction.

He was taken into custody after failing a field sobriety test.

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Rehab On Tour Now; Will Join Kid Rock In Sept.

July 17th, 2008 8:16pm EDT
Rehab
Georgia based group Rehab emerged on the scene in '07 with a powerful seasoning of southern rock flavorings that catapulted their underground single, "Bartender Song" into a cult hit. The track had become the decade's premier 'bar song', and caught the attention of chart topping arbiters of rock and hip hop cuisine like Kid Rock and Uncle Kracker to inquire about covering the smash tune.

Spurred on by the rabid fan reaction, Rehab decided to re-record the song and add it to their sophomore album, Graffiti The World, along with an arsenal of new country-fried works that fans have descri...
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MTV Introduces YoMomma.TV And ShortCircuitz.MTV, Letting Viewers Step Into The Trash-Talking Ring

June 18th, 2007 5:43pm EDT
Yo Momma
Listen up all you trash-talkin' and sketch-comedy wannabes – you need to get online if you want to get to the front of the line!

MTV: Music Television introduced two new user-generated destinations – YoMomma.TV and ShortCircuitz.MTV.com – where viewers can upload videos of themselves dishing out their best Yo Momma jokes or starring in their own parodies of anything and everything, inspired by those they have seen on the Nick Cannon created sketch comedy show, Short Circuitz. The best user-generated videos will make their way into upcoming episodes of both series on-air. Yo Momma airs ...
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MTV's New Thursday Block To Premiere April 5

March 22nd, 2007 6:00pm EDT
Nick Cannon
-Sketch Comedy Goes Haywire As MTV & Nick Cannon Team Up On Dynamic New Series "Nick Cannon Presents: Short Circuitz"

MTV has again teamed up with comedic mastermind Nick Cannon for a new project, Nick Cannon Presents: Short Circuitz. The series, created, executive produced and starring Nick Cannon himself offers a fresh new blend of sketch comedy that skewers pop culture with a hip-hop edge. With the help of some of the hottest comedy players, viewers will enjoy topical sketches, dead-on impersonations of beloved celebrities, notables and laugh-out-loud hi-jinx as only Nick and M...
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Mike Jones Announces New Album

January 17th, 2007 12:27pm EST
Mike Jones
Rap superstar Mike Jones will release a new album, titled "The American Dream," in April on Swishahouse/Asylum/Warner Bros. Records. Fans of the Houston-born MC have been eagerly awaiting new music ever since Jones took the hip-hop world by storm in 2005 with his double-platinum, chart-topping debut "Who is Mike Jones?"

The album's addictive first single, "Mr. Jones," which was produced by Myke Diesel (Master P., Lil Romeo), features a shuffling synth and drum groove and Jones' confident rap: "You haters hate but they don't really wanna see the steel / Had a million in my bank before A...
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2006: Year In Music (Pt. 4)

December 31st, 2006 3:00pm EST
The Darkness
In October, Justin Hawkins, lead singer of The Darkness, announced that he's leaving the band because he can't live the rock 'n' roll lifestyle again after completing rehab... Weird Al Yankovic's White & Nerdy becomes the parody singer's first ever top-ten hit... and legendary NYC nightclub CBGB, where bands like the Ramones, Talking Heads and Blondie got their start, closed; Patti Smith was the final act... Beck took things to the next level by releasing his latest album, The Information with sets of stickers so fans could create their own cover art; however, the revolutionary move prompte...
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VH1 Counts Down Top 100 Toys Of All Time

March 1st, 2006 2:30am EST
Transformers
VH1 proves that you are never too old to love toys with its latest countdown of the 100 most famous toys from your childhood. From board games to dolls to video games and those gadgets you couldn't live without, VH1 will count down the top 100 toys of all time with "I Love Toys, premiering Monday-Friday, March 6 - 10, beginning at 9PM ET/PT each night.

From Lego to Mr. Potato Head to Barbie and Candy Land, the offbeat nostalgia show will bring viewers an in depth look at the wonderful world of toys that defined pop culture during their youth. The journey to rank the top 100 toys of al...
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Dem Franchize Boyz To Drop New Album In February

January 24th, 2006 2:55pm EST
Dem Franchize Boyz
So So Def/Virgin Records' Atlanta-based foursome Dem Franchize Boyz are the latest of hip-hop's young players to come from Jermaine Dupri and the So So Def family with a fresh new regional sound to storm the national scene. Their new album, "On Top of Our Game" (click for review), scheduled for release February 7, 2006, is positioned to prove the staying power of DFB as a self-contained performing and production unit, while maintaining the fast-growing spread of the club-oriented "Snap" music.

The second DFB single, "Lean Wit It, Rock Wit It" is already breaking out with support from c...
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VIBE Award Winners List

November 14th, 2005 11:10am EST
Mariah Carey
The third annual VIBE Awards took place this past Saturday, November 12, and will be televised on UPN Tuesday, Nov. 15 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT). As previously reported, nominees included Destiny's Child, 50 Cent, Kanye West, Ciara, the Ying Yang Twins, Missy Elliot, Gwen Stefani, Mariah Carey, and The Black Eyed Peas. But if you want to know who won, and just can't wait for the two-hour telecast, we have the full winner list of winners here...

Artist of the Year:

Mariah Carey

Album of the Year:

Mariah Carey

R&B Voice of the Year:

Mariah Carey

Best R&B Song:

We B...
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Ciara, Ludacris, Pharrell, & More To Play VIBE Awards

October 27th, 2005 4:51pm EDT
Ludacris
Vibe magazine and UPN today announced that Ludacris, Ciara, Pharrell, Young Jeezy, Keyshia Cole, as well as David Banner, Paul Wall and Lil Wayne with a special Hurricane Katrina tribute, are among the star-studded lineup of hip-hop and R&B artists scheduled to perform at the third annual Vibe Awards, to be broadcast Tuesday, Nov. 15 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on UPN.

Queen of R&B and Hip-Hop Soul Mary J. Blige will receive this year's VLegend Award, which recognizes lifetime achievement.

Additional award show presenters and performers will be announced shortly.

The two-hour spe...
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Vibe Awards To Air Nov. 15 on UPN

October 18th, 2005 9:31am EDT
Kanye West
Vibe magazine and UPN will present the third annual Vibe Awards, a two-hour special event dedicated to celebrating innovation, cutting-edge presentation, and genre-expanding work in urban music, to be broadcast on Tuesday, Nov. 15, on UPN. Nominees include Destiny's Child, 50 Cent, Kanye West, Ciara, the Ying Yang Twins, Missy Elliot, Gwen Stefani, Mariah Carey, and The Black Eyed Peas.

The show will feature chart-topping, musical performances and special celebrity appearances from the worlds of music, fashion, television, sports and film. The show's host, presenters and performers wil...
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