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11/7/15-Will Smith's Rap Return

Will Smith has confirmed that he will be going out on the road with DJ Jazzy Jeff. Smith told Ellen DeGeneres of his upcoming plans, although he didn't set any time frame for when the dates might be expected. Smith and his musical partner, DJ Jazzy Jeff, never had a chance to tour when they were riding the charts because of the success of Will's series Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. […]

todayNovember 7, 2015

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6/3/14-Beastie Boys finished forever

Michael Diamond (Mike D) of the Beastie Boys has testified in a New York courtroom that he and bandmate Adam Horovitz (Ad-Rock) promised the late Adam Yauch (MCA) that they would not make new music without him. The surviving members of the group were in Manhattan Federal Court on Friday testifying in their lawsuit against Monster Energy Drink for using a Beastie Boys song without their permission. They have stated […]

todayJune 3, 2014

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4/30/14-DJ E-Z Rock Dead at 46

DJ E-Z Rock, who hit the Dance top ten in 1988 with partner Rob Base on "It Takes Two," has died at the age of 46. No details have been announced on how the hip-hip artist, born Rodney Bryce, died, although the site AllHipHop News has stated that he had been ill and died of a "massive stroke". The news was announced on Twitter by Biz Markie ("R.I.P. TO EZ […]

todayApril 30, 2014

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9/29/11 – R&B Pioneer Sylvia Robinson dies

Sylvia Robinson, the singer, songwriter and record producer who formed the Sugar Hill Gang and made the first commercially successful rap recording, died early Thursday morning at a hospital in New Jersey. She was 75. Ms. Robinson had a notable career as a rhythm and blues singer long before she and her husband, Joe Robinson, formed Sugar Hill Records in 1979; first as Mickey & Sylvia. Her big solo hit […]

todaySeptember 29, 2011

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