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Dre's new album 'Compton' set for UK Number One

Dr Dre's new album looks set to top this week's UK Albums Chart, according to midweek figures.

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Dr. Dre Addresses Michel'le Abuse

Dr.Dre addresses his relationship with former fiancée Michel'le and his assault of Dee Barnes in Rolling Stone's August 27 cover story, which also features fellow N.W.A member Ice Cube.

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Sean Price, Veteran Rapper and Boot Camp Clik Member, Dead at 43

Sean Price, the New York rapper and member of hip-hop groups Heltah Skeltah, Boot Camp Clik and Random Axe has died, aged 43

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Action Bronson Sued By Puerto Rican Salsa Group Over Samples

Action Bronson has been slapped with a lawsuit for allegedly using music without any permission.

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Action Bronson Sued By Puerto Rican Salsa Group Over Samples Action Bronson has been slapped with a lawsuit for allegedly using music without any permission. Continue>

Scarface Announces The release date for and cover art of Scarface's upcoming album have been announced. Continue>

Dr. Dre Addresses Michel'le Abuse Dr.Dre addresses his relationship with former fiancée Michel'le and his assault of Dee Barnes in Rolling Stone's August 27 cover story, which also features fellow N.W.A member Ice Cube. Continue>

Marvin Gaye's son reportedly suing makers of TV show 'Empire' for plagiarism The son of Marvin Gaye is reportedly suing the makers of Fox TV show Empire, claiming that he had an idea for a similar show first. Continue>

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Soul City, Ibiza - it's a good look! Regular readers of Black Sheep, and hardened attendees of the Summer nightlife action of Ibiza, will no doubt know what to expect from Soul City, the island's undisputed number one spot for urban/ black music. This season, however, alongside the usual party vibe and friendly family atmosphere, they might get a little more than they were expecting. During its Winter closure, the venue underwent a cosmetic overhaul, and now boasts fresh new decor and an… Continue>

There's no shortage of ways in which the current generation of 'hip-hop' fans have a right to feel cheated compared to the generation that came before them. As if the retarded lyrics, infantile beats and tedious array of bland, corporate puppets weren't enough to make them lament being born 20 years too late, even the beefs aren't a patch on what they used to be. Continue>
Paul McCartney: New kid on the block | Political prostitutes: not worth the paper they're balloted on | Suge Knight: Blight on humanity | Azealia Banks: selective morality | 'Saint' Bob Geldof; serving the Hidden Hand
Cypress Hill
Victoria Park, London, 17th July 2015

Cypress Hill It came as a shock that Lovebox would manage to get hold of hip-hop pioneers, Cypress Hill, to be one of the headlining acts this year. Especially, given that most of the youngsers in the crowd wouldn't be old enough to know who they are. However, what a rare treat… Continue>



Not Your Ordinary (Polyrhythm Addicts, 1999)
By Mark Devlin

This much-forgotten crew straddled the line between backpacker/ student and New York underground hip-hop. DJ Spinna handled the spaced-out production, with Mr. Complex, Ben the Coal Churnin' Masta, Shabaam Sahdeeq and Tiye Phoenix sharing the mic with hot female MC Apani B Fly on their first album, 1999's 'Rhyme Related.' Continue>

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