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New Death Row Owners Sued For $25 Million

July 17th, 2008 6:00pm EDT
Dr. Dre
The new owners of rap mogul Marion 'Suge' Knight's Death Row Records are facing a multi-million dollar lawsuit - over claims the purchase of the company was mired in deceit.

Susan Berg's Global Music Group purchased the failing form for $25 million at auction last month - seeing off competition from music industry heavyweights Warner Music Group to pick up the company Knight founded in 1991.

But now venture capitalist Ron Goldberg - who had also prepared a bid for Death Row - has come forward, filing legal papers accusing Global Music Group president Anthony Marotta of conspirin...
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Celebrity Birthdays, April 19

April 19th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Kate Hudson
Happy Birthday to Russian tennis phenom Maria Sharapova (1987), "Maria, Full of Grace" star Catalina Sandino Moreno (1981), "Star Wars" Episode II and III actor Hayden Christensen (1981), "Almost Famous" star Kate Hudson (1979), "Tristan & Isolde" star James Franco (1978), Puerto Rican singer Luis Miguel (1970), actress Ashley Judd (1968), singer/songwriter Dar Williams (1967), record producer Suge Knight (1965), "Rocky Horror Picture Show" star Tim Curry (1946), P Funk keyboardist Bernie Worrell (1944), American actress Elinor Donahue (1937), "Arthur" star Dudley Moore (1935; d. 2002), scr...
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Police Open New Notorious B.I.G Investigation

July 31st, 2006 1:46pm EDT
Notorious BIG
A fresh investigation into the unsolved 1997 killing of rap star Notorious B.I.G. has been launched in Los Angeles. Police Chief William Bratton is heading a new task force to look into the murder, prompted by a recent wrongful death lawsuit filed by B.I.G.'s mother Voletta Wallace and other relatives.

The family accuses rogue police officers of involvement in the killing. Although no new evidence has yet been uncovered to force the enquiry, any that is found could be used to help the city in its argument against the family's claims.

The investigation will center on the theory B...
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Celebrity Birthdays, April 19

April 19th, 2006 12:03am EDT
Kate Hudson
Happy Birthday to Russian tennis phenom Maria Sharapova (1987), "Maria, Full of Grace" star Catalina Sandino Moreno (1981), "Star Wars" Episode II and III actor Hayden Christensen (1981), "Almost Famous" star Kate Hudson (1979), "Tristan & Isolde" star James Franco (1978), Puerto Rican singer Luis Miguel (1970), actress Ashley Judd (1968), singer/songwriter Dar Williams (1967), record producer Suge Knight (1965), "Rocky Horror Picture Show" star Tim Curry (1946), P Funk keyboardist Bernie Worrell (1944), American actress Elinor Donahue (1937), "Arthur" star Dudley Moore (1935; d. 2002), scr...
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