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  • Rapper Cam'ron to retire after album 'Purple Haze 2' December 13, 2014

    Los Angeles: Rapper Cam'ron is set to retire from music industry after his upcoming album, the sequel to his 2004 classic 'Purple Haze', in 2015. The rapper first sparked retirement rumors when he shared on Instagram a video of him visiting the grave of rapper and friend Andre 'Huddy 6' Hudson...
  • Rapper Iggy Azalea leads American Music Award nominations October 14, 2014

    Reuters: Australian rapper Iggy Azalea scored the most American Music Award nominations with six nods, including the coveted artist of the year and favorite single and hip hop album, according to an announcement on Monday. Singers John Legend and Pharrell Williams and pop star Katy Perry were not far behind with...
  • 'Lady Marmalade' singer Lil Kim gives birth to a girl, Royal Reign June 10, 2014

    New York: Lil Kim has a lil one of her own: The rapper is now a mother. Lil Kim's assistant, Noel Perez, confirms that the 38yearold gave birth to daughter Royal Reign on Monday. It is her first child. No more details were given. Lil Kim's hits include "Crush on You," "Not Tonight"...
  • Yo Yo Honey Singh is alive, says his Twitter account June 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Fans of Indian rapper Honey Singh were in for a shock when reports of his death in a road accident started doing the rounds in media on Monday. The music producer however, took, to Twitter to pacify his worried fans. He tweeted, "News of YoYo's accident is a fake...
  • Outkast goes back to 1990s hip hop at Coachella reunion April 13, 2014

    Reuters: Hip hop duo Outkast reunited for the first time in eight years a the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Friday, and brought a taste of old school hip hop with them to the stage. Outkast, formed by Atlanta rappers Andre 3000 and Big Boi, kicked off the anticipated...
  • Rapper Chris Brown's bodyguard confesses to punching a man who tried to board Brown's tour bus April 8, 2014

    Washington: A bodyguard for R&B singer Chris Brown told police that it was he, not Brown, who punched a man in the face outside a hotel in Washington last year, a detective involved in Brown's arrest said in court on Monday. Brown and the bodyguard, Christopher Hollosy, are both facing misdemeanor...
  • It's very 'hatke', will take the audience by surprise: Mithun Chakraborty on rapping for 'DID Li'l Masters' March 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Mithun Chakraborty, who recently became a Rajya Sabha member, will be seen in another new avatar on television, where he turned rapper for the first time at a dance reality show. India's original disco dancer will show cool moves in the upcoming grand premiere episode of 'Dance...
  • Honey Singh celebrated his 31st birthday in Dubai, said he stopped growing at 22 March 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Rocking rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh turned 31 Saturday with a secret party with his close friends in Dubai. He flew to Dubai Friday. Confirming this, he said: "Yes, I flew into Dubai with my close friends and family for my birthday. I've been working really hard. So I deserve to...
  • Grammy Awards 2014: Live blog January 27, 2014

    Even though there are several music award shows to laud those with exceptional musical talents, the value Grammy Awards hold remains unparalleled. That's why no musician would ever want to miss the opportunity to flaunt their Grammy Award or perform live at the prestigious ceremony. So who will bag the...
  • Kanye West wishes to gift Kim Kardashian a castle January 19, 2014

    Los Angeles: Rapper Kanye West, who is engaged to socialite Kim Kardashian, is looking for a castle as a wedding present for his future wife. West is said to have already appointed people who are in search of a picture perfect property for the duo, reports contactmusic.com. "Kanye's insisting he wants to...
  • Why 2013 was a great year to be Honey Singh December 27, 2013

    If there's one celebrity who owned 2013, it's Honey Singh. From 'Angreji Beat' to the latest 'Blue Eyes', Hirdesh Singh or 'Yo Yo Honey Singh' is easily the man of the moment. However, things were drastically different for the rapper around this time last year. Accused of penning offensive lyrics of...
  • Eminem demands $2 million for Super Bowl gig? December 21, 2013

    New York: Rapper Eminem reportedly demanded no less than than $2 million to perform at the Super Bowl. The Super Bowl, annual championship game of the National Football League (NFL), is famous for having the world's biggest stars perform at the halftime show, previously including Madonna, The Who, Prince and Beyonce. Eminem...
  • Kim Kardashian, Kanye West plan to move to London November 13, 2013

    Los Angeles: Socialite Kim Kardashian and rapperfiance Kanye West are reportedly shifting base to London as they wish to give their daughter North West an 'elite' education. North West is just fivemonthold and her parents are already planning her future. "Kanye talks a lot about how he wants his kids to attend...
  • Sricharan eyes crowdfunding for his next album November 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Rappersinger Sricharan Kasturirangan's latest HipHop single 'Hipnatic', a rendition of HipHop and Carnatic music, has been received well. Now, he plans to work on the rest of the album through crowdfunding. "We have already received inquiries about how we plan to work on the rest of the album. While...
  • Eminem defends lyrics, denies homophobic claims November 5, 2013

    Los Angeles: Eminem may continue to use gay slurs in his lyrics but the rapper says he has no issue with "gay, straight, transgender" people. The 41yearold rapper's latest album 'Marshall Mathers LP 2' releases tomorrow and it is already garnering negative publicity for the use of such words. Eminem,...
  • Kanye West likely to make runway comeback September 28, 2013

    Los Angeles: Rapper and designer Kanye West is reportedly planning a grand return to the Paris runway with a new collection. He has hired former Balmain creative director, Christophe Decarnin, as his head designer, reports femalefirst.co.uk. West had last showcased his collection in 2011. He had received a lukewarm response to it. The...
  • Kanye West demands to get his carpet ironed September 20, 2013

    Los Angeles: Rapper Kanye West reportedly made an unusual demand of getting his carpet ironed because it was too bumpy. The 36-year-old was scheduled to perform at the 'Later... With Jools Holland' show Tuesday. He got annoyed with the bad surface in his dressing room. "Everybody knew Kanye's reputation for being...
  • Kanye West charged for attacking a photographer September 15, 2013

    Los Angeles: Rapper Kanye West has been charged over allegedly attacking a paparazzo. The 36-year-old, who was caught on film reportedly assaulting photographer Daniel Ramos at Los Angeles International Airport in July, has been charged with criminal battery and attempted grand theft, reports tmz.com. The paparazzo, who was trying to speak...
  • Kanye West wants another baby? September 11, 2013

    London: Rapper Kanye West reportedly wants to have more kids with girlfriend Kim Kardashian after the birth of their baby daughter North. While Kim is working hard to shed that baby weight, Kanye is keen to expand their family, reported Contactmusic. "Kim's really focused on getting back her size 8 figure. But...
  • Punjabis in Canada oppose Honey Singh's show August 22, 2013

    Toronto: Members of the Punjabi community in Canada's Ontario province are opposing a show by Punjabi rapper Honey Singh on the grounds that his lyrics are violent. Over 1,100 Punjabis have signed a petition to stop a performance by Honey Singh at Punjabi Virsa Day 2013, an annual event, to be...
  • Kanye West thought of becoming sports star for Kim August 20, 2013

    Los Angeles: Rapper Kanye West says he is so much in love with socialitepartner Kim Kardashian that he once considered becoming a sports star like Kardashian's former boyfriends. The 36yearold joked about Kardashian's previous romances, including a longterm relationship with football player Reggie Bush and a marriage to basketball star Kris...
  • Kanye West not ready to marry Kim Kardashian yet? July 20, 2013

    Los Angeles: Rapper Kanye West is reportedly not ready to marry girlfriend Kim Kardashian yet because of his difference of opinion with her mother Kris Jenner. Kim, who has been dating Kanye since almost a year, gave birth to their first child North West in June. "Kanye has the perfect out, he...
  • Kanye West lashes out at photographer July 13, 2013

    Los Angeles: Rapper Kanye West has reportedly been captured in a film while he was lashing out at a paparazzi, who complimented him for his work. The video published by TMZ.com showed West talking to the cameraman in an angry tone, reports femalefirst.co.uk. "I appreciate that, but don't talk. Don't talk to...
  • Honey Singh teams up with Alfaaz for 'Bebo' July 11, 2013

    Even as the Punjab and Haryana High Courts quashed a petition filed against him by an NGO for obscene lyrics, there is no stopping the Punjabi rapper Honey Singh. He has teamed up with famous Punjabi singer Alfaaz for a song titled 'Bebo'. ...
  • American rapper 50 Cent accused of domestic violence July 4, 2013

    Los Angeles: American Rapper 50 Cent has been charged with domestic violence and vandalism for allegedly kicking his exgirlfriend and damaging her property during a dispute at her home. Police officers were called to the property, where the woman claimed she locked herself in bedroom after she got into an altercation...
  • Teaser: Priyanka Chopra's second single 'Exotic' July 2, 2013

    Priyanka Chopra's second single 'Exotic' which the Bollywood Diva shot with international rapper Pitbull in LA. ...
  • West has been pushing me to return to music: Will Smith May 22, 2013

    New York: Hollywood star Will Smith says rapper Kanye West has been pushing him to return to the music scene. The 44yearold 'After Earth' star said that he and West have been in the studio a couple times but he would only release a new music again when he is truly...
  • Rapper Honey Singh booked for singing vulgar songs May 18, 2013

    Chandigarh: With the Punjab and Haryana High Court coming down heavily on the lewd lyrics of songs sung by singerrapper Honey Singh, the Punjab Police Friday booked him for singing vulgar songs in public. A case was registered against the singer under provisions of Section 294 (singing, reciting or uttering any...
  • PepsiCo drops rapper Lil Wayne over controversial song May 4, 2013

    Los Angeles: PepsiCo Inc (PEP.N) severed ties with rapper Lil Wayne on Friday over a graphic reference to slain U.S. civil rights figure Emmett Till in a song. Lil Wayne, 30, had been the face of the PepsiCo drink Mountain Dew's 'Deweezy' campaign, a play on the rapper's 'Weezy' nickname. "We do...
  • Rapper Psy's story immortalised in a comic book May 1, 2013

    The story of South Korean rap sensation Psy's ascent to global stardom with his megahit 'Gangnam Style' has now been immortalised in full color and with appropriate dramatic flourishes in a comic book. "Fame:Psy", which went on sale in the United States and South Korea on Wednesday, focuses mainly on...