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The Associated PressWhen Mike Tyson looks back on his friendship with Tupac Shakur, he thinks about the rapper's big heart, explosive anger - and the one regret he has about their relationship. "He always wanted me to smoke weed with him, and I never did it, and I wish I...
Dad, Thank you for your years of love, guidance and support. I couldn't have reached my goals without you! Go, Bruins!! Happy Father's Day. Love, Noelle A. Park Hi Dad, GC here on behalf of all your kids and grandkids. It's been six months...
Tags: Family, Riots, Entertainment, Dance, Basketball
Mayo on the Side: Broward news columnist Michael Mayo | Sun-Sentinel BlogsSomewhere, Miss Manners is going into conniptions. It???s been a tough week for civility in America. It began in the chambers of Congress last week, when Rep. Joe Miller, R-South Carolina, screamed ???You lie??? at President Barack Obama during his......
KickingTiresAtlanta-based rapper and actor Ludacris pored through nearly 4,000 essays from needy folks who said they needed reliable transportation to keep their jobs. He then gave away 20 used cars ??? we???re assuming in good condition ??? to the neediest......
Zap2ItJustin Bieber has been dropping Twitter teases about his new music video with Jaden Smith. He doesn't come right out and say what the song or video is, but based on the soundtrack listing for "The Karate Kid," we would hazard a guess that the song is...
Tags: Justin Bieber, Will Smith, Twitter, Inc.
KickingTiresCustom cars have been a staple in the rap community for years, often used as props in videos. BlakRoc, a musical collaboration between the Black Keys, a blues-rock band, and rap producer Damon Dash, has spawned a special edition Camaro.......
Tags: Blues (genre)
From LL Cool J to Jay-Z and Lil Wayne, hip-hop always has prized larger-than-life icons whose alchemy of skills, style and swagger enabled them to scale the Billboard charts. But with rap finally submerged in the waters of the mainstream, it's only...
Tags: Katy Perry, Death, Nelly Furtado, Jay-Z, Wyclef Jean
In "The Carter," the documentary about Lil Wayne that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival last month, the superstar rapper is filmed in some compromising positions. Namely, he's shown taking his medicine. In one scene, the extravagantly tattooed...
The Associated PressMaybe it was the umpteenth coke-dealing anthem or soft-porn music video. Perhaps it was the preening antics that some call reminiscent of Stepin Fetchit. The turning point is hard to pinpoint. But after 30 years of growing popularity, rap music is now...
247-7821Paul Taylor wasn't around at the time, but he takes the blame for the deadly behavior of his son, 16-year-old Terrence Ca'Pre Henderson. "I want it to be known that I can't fault and point the finger at anyone but maybe myself," Taylor said when asked...
Blaming rap for social ills defies history, logicPopular music doesn't create reality, it reflects itHip-hop has taken its lumps, but like any great fighter, it takes its punishment and keeps stepping forward. The latest round brings Bill Cosby and Alvin Poussaint into the ring, brandishing their book, "Come On People: On the Path From Victims to...
Special to The TimesIt was the fall of 1969, and Janis Joplin, the biggest female star in rock, seemed invincible on stage — long, reddish hair swinging wildly as she stretched her vocal cords to alarming limits: "Come on, come on, come on, come on and take it ... take...
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