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Friday, October 14, 2011

Red Cafe Feat. Rick Ross & Ryan Leslie – Fly Together Video

Making of We Found Love Part I

Rick Ross Out Of The Hospital, Booking It To Memphis! (After A Seizure In The Airplane)

Black Thought Speaks To Youth At Dayton, OH Conference This Weekend

A conference designed to educate youth about the music industry will feature the legendary rapper Black Thought of The Roots as the cornerstone of the event, which takes place this weekend.

The 3rd Regional Academic and Cultural Collaborative (RACC 2011) will be held October 14th and 15th and features the Philadelphia rapper as well as Chuck Creekmur, CEO of, and HBO Def Poet Shihan.

“The event will provide educational and artistic opportunities for urban performing artists and their audiences,” said Sierra Leone of Oral Funk Poetry Productions and event co-organizer, sierra is also President of Tripple Croxx Entertainment and founder of RACC. “RACC will allow greater Dayton to experience urban culture from an inclusive perspective that will expose participants to the internal and external workings of the entertainment/music industry. While paving the way to make Dayton,Ohio the epicenter of urban creative arts.

Leone also said that the event will aspire to promote education for the

“Through the day’s events, college students, businesses, community organizations and artists will form bonds through their respect and love for art and creativity,” she added.“RACC supports an academic and cultural collaboration of contemporary urban music and entertainment.”

Goin' For The Kill - LEP Bogus Boys (A3C Performance)

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Two Members Of Snoop Dogg’s Entourage Accused Of Raping Fan In UK

Two members of Snoop Dogg’s entourage are facing serious charges, after being accused of raping a fan after a performance in the United Kingdom last weekend.

The incident allegedly took place on Sunday (October 9), at the Cardiff Hilton Hotel.

According to reports, the woman was invited to a party in a room that was paid for by Snoop Dogg, after the event.

It was during the party that the two men associated with Snoop Dogg allegedly raped the woman.

The men, aged 28 and 30, denied all allegations, have made bail, and have returned to the United States.

The pair are due back in South Wales in the near future, to cooperate with the investigation.

According to reports, Snoop Dogg was interviewed by police, as a potential witness, although the rap star was not charged with any crime.

In 2005, Snoop Dogg dodged a $25 million dollar lawsuit involving a rape claim against a makeup artist, who accused his entourage of drugging and raping her after a taping of the Jimmy Kimmel Live Show on ABC, in 2003.

The latest charges are bad publicity for Snoop in the country.

He was banned from the UK in 2007, after a massive brawl between his entourage and security guards inside of Heathrow Airport.

The ban was eventually overturned when footage surfaced showing that police were the aggressors in the incident.

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Exclusive: Soul Music Vet Syl Johnson Officially Files Lawsuit Against Jay-Z, Kanye West

Soul music veteran Syl Johnson has officially filed a lawsuit against superstar rappers Jay-Z and Kanye West, claiming the pair illegally sampled one of his songs.

The lawsuit claims that the pair swiped elements of his classic 1967 song “Different Strokes” and used it in a song titled “The Joy” on their latest album, Watch the Throne.

Syl Johnson’s Syl-Zel Music filed the lawsuit in United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern division, yesterday (October 13).

Lawyers for Johnson claimed that Jay-Z and Kanye West attempted to clear a sample of “Different Strokes” on a song for inclusion on another one of Kanye West’s albums, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.

They were not able to receive the proper permission to use the sample in time for the release of My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy and the track was subsequently left off of the album.

Johnson’s lawsuit claims that Jay-Z and Kanye West never received permission to sample “Different Strokes” but the pair used it anyway and released it on their Watch the Throne album on “The Joy.”

“Defendants are aware that Plaintiff’s own the copyrights to ‘Different Strokes’ as Defendants attempted to obtain permission to use an excerpt from this composition on West’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy,” Johnson’s lawyer wrote in the complaint. “When Defendants were unable to legally obtain the rights to this composition for West’s album, Defendants withheld releasing ‘The Joy.’ Despite having never received permission to use an excerpt from ‘Different Strokes,’ Defendants nonetheless released ‘The Joy’ shortly thereafter on Watch the Throne.”

Syl Johnson and his Syl-Zel Music company seek to impound all copies of Watch the Throne, in addition to a full accounting of sales and publishing proceeds, along with punitive damages.

In August, Syl Johnson threatened to sue the pair after he got wind of the song’s pending release.

Damon Dash, Mos Def, Ski Beatz Sued Over “24 Hour Karate School” Compilation

Hip-Hop mogul Damon Dash, rapper Mos Def and producer Ski Beatz are being sued by rap/funk/soul label TufAmerica, over a compilation that was released last year.

TufAmerica filed a lawsuit against Damon Dash, Dante Smith (Mos Def) and David Willis (Ski Beatz) in the United States District Court, Southern District of New York, on Wednesday (October 12).

The lawsuit claims Mos Def illegally sampled the songs “Hook & Sling Part 1” and “Hook & Sling Part 2,” illegally.

The sample was used in the track titled “24 Hour Karate School” and the accompanying video for the single, which was given away at the website.

The lawsuit claims that the 24 Hour Karate School recordings were made available for download without the proper permission.

TufAmerica is seeking, compensatory and punitive damages, in addition to an injunction barring any further distribution of the 24 Hour Karate School mixtape

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Rapper Rick Ross Unconscious After Seizure Performed

Rick was on a flight going from Ft. Lauderdale to Memphis today, when the rapper lost consciousness. The plane was forced to make an emergency landing.

We're told his entourage jumped out of their seats to alert plane personnel -- at which point a doctor on board administered CPR on the rapper.

The plane made an emergency landing right away -- and we're told, as Rick was being wheeled off the aircraft, he appeared to show signs of life

Emergency workers tell us the call came in at 12:55 PM ET ... the caller reported a seizure.

Ross is currently on a gurney at the airport, and an eyewitness tells us EMT workers are administering CPR. Members of Rick's entourage are standing by, some of them extremely emotionally upset.

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Roc Nation Rapper K. Koke Stands Trial For Attempted Murder In The U.K.

The trial of Roc Nation artist K. Koke began earlier this week in the United Kingdom.

K. Koke is a popular rapper in the UK, who had just inked a deal with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation management company, when he was charged with attempted murder in April of 2011.

The rapper, born Kevin Georgiou, is accused of being part of a gang that shot a 27-year-old man during a dispute at the Harlesden train station on March 9.

The incident unfolded during an altercation between the victim, and a group of youths who were with K. Koke.

During the altercation, one of the teens associated with K. Koke retrieved a 12 gauge shotgun, chased the victim, and shot him on the train platform.

In addition to K. Koke, three teenaged boys and a 17-year-old girl are accused in the shooting as well.

Kid Frost Suffers Mild Stroke

West Coast veteran rapper Frost, better known as Kid Frost, reported on his Twitter account last night (October 12) that he suffered a mild stroke and was briefly hospitalized at Methodist Hospital of Southern California.

“I’m warning all of my homies with diabetes take care of yourself. I just suffered a stroke and landed in ICU @ methodist” said the rapper around 8 pm early yesterday evening.

About an hour later Frost updated his Twitter with pictures of himself in a hospital bed.

Frost informed his fans early today that he’s had various tests done such as ultrasound, MRI, cat scan and therapy.

“Test are all coming out good and a wake up call to hit the gym and get in a few more rounds of golf excercise to keep fit is order of day” Frost tweeted this afternoon.

The 48-year-old artist is best known for his 1990 hit “La Raza.”

It’s estimated that 25 million Americans suffer from Diabetes.


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