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RAP PRODUCER /HOT 97 DJ MISTER CEE ANSWERS HIS CRITICS AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO PROSTITUTION OFFENCE

After pleading guilty to a loitering offence after he was caught receiving oral sex from a male prostitute earlier this year, rap producer and HOT 97 DJ Mister Cee (real name Calvin Lebrun) has responded to his critics. The married father of four children tweeted,   Spotted @ Rhymes With Snitch It will be interesting to see if his friends and peers within the Hip Hop community continue to stand by him. Sadly he is about to find out just who his real friends are.

RAP PRODUCER AND HOT 97 DJ MISTER CEE PLEADS GUILTY TO PROSTITUTION OFFENCE

HOT 97 DJ Mister Cee (real name Calvin Lebrun) pleaded guilty yesterday to a loitering offence after he was caught receiving oral sex from a male prostitute earlier this year. The DJ who also produced the late Notorious BIG’s debut album Ready To Die has also been ordered to undergo professional counselling. Click HERE to read more… When the news first hit the Internet that Mister Cee had been arrested and charged with “public lewdness” there were constant denials. Cee along with his friend’s within the world of Hip Hop []

GIL SCOTT-HERON DIES

The legendary musician and poet Gil Scott-Heron has died at the age of 62. The cause of death is not yet known. Scott-Heron started his career in 1970 which spanned soul, jazz, blues and the spoken word. He was also the first artist to speak out against apartheid in South Africa, and went on to influence a generations of artists, particularly within the Hip Hop genre. …………………………… Rest In Peace Gil Scott-Heron.

HIP-HOP’S FIRST LUXURY COFFEE TABLE BOOK: A CULTURAL ODYSSEY

  ONE CULTURE CHANGED THE WORLD. ONE BOOK TELLS THE STORY. Launching this summer is Hip-Hop Culture’s first official luxury, large-format coffee table book, Hip-Hop: A Cultural Odyssey.  The mammoth, 420-page tribute includes never-before-seen photos and interviews with the pioneers, players and legends of Hip-Hop bringing to life the birth, evolution and global impact of Hip-Hop Culture over the past four decades from Grandmaster Flash to Nicki Minaj. Hip-Hop: A Cultural Odyssey is beautifully Smyth sewn in bonded black leather, measuring an []

UK NEWS: BOY BAND BLUE BLAME POLITICS FOR EUROVISION FAILURE

Via TV Scoop Blue claim they were the victims of political voting during Saturday night’s Eurovision Song Contest. The band – made up of Duncan James, Lee Ryan, Antony Costa and Simon Webbe – came 11th as they represented the UK with their song ‘I Can’ at the event in Germany but believe they would have finished higher if countries had voted for the performance rather than their neighbours. Simon said: “It is often not really about the song but who your []

AZERBAIJAN WINS EUROVISION SONG CONTEST / JEDWARD FINISHES IN 8TH PLACE WHILE BLUE SETTLE AT 11TH PLACE

The hilarious Eurovision Song Contest ended several hours ago and Azerbaijan were crowned this year’s winners. Eldar Gasimov and Nigar Jamal of Ell/Nikki were voted Europe’s favourites, after scoring 221 points with their cheesy love song, Running Scared. ……………………………………………….. The UK’s reformed boy band Blue finished 11th scoring 100 points, while Ireland’s Jedward finished 8th. In response to Blue’s Eurovision loss TV critic Kevin O’Sullivan had this to say, If semi-human Anthony Costa hadn't have pissed all over that cash machine Blue []

UK EVENT: TEDDY MUSIC ‘WOW BASS LEVEL 4 EP’ – LAUNCH PARTY

On May 29 the newly established Teddy Music Label will release ‘Wow Bass Level 4’, the sixth instrumental E.P by the east London native Teddy Music (fka DJ Silencer), a no-holds-barred producer and DJ whose creative prowess has crafted some of the most memorable tracks in grime that include, Lethal Bizzle’s ‘Pow 2011’, ‘Modern Warfare’ with B.Live, Skepta and Footise, and Tempa T’s ‘Boy Off The Ting’. Whether it’s the menacing beat on the aptly titled ‘Afghan’ which boasts P Money, Blacks []

MATTHEW KNOWLES TO HOST AUDITIONS FOR NEW FEMALE POP GROUP

Via Music World Entertainment Mathew Knowles, founder, CEO, President of Music World Entertainment and Beyonce’s father/former manager, will host auditions for a new three member female pop group on Thursday, May 12 in Houston. All interested participants must be between the ages of 18-24. Participants must be able to sing and dance simultaneously to a well-known recognizable pop song of their choice for one minute. Participants must bring a performance track along with a photo and resume. When: Thursday, May 12, 2011 []

WARNER MUSIC GROUP TO BE SOLD FOR 1.8 BILLION

  NME Magazine reports today that the Warner Music Group will be sold for £1.8 billion within a matter of days. The group includes the imprints Atlantic Records, Reprise Records and EastWest Records as well as many others. It will reportedly be bought by either the Gores brothers, who own a series of powerful media and communications companies, or by Russian tycoon Len Blavatnik. According to The Independent both parties have submitted bids for the company and they are now being deliberated. Both bids []

UK MUSIC: TIGERLEE ROXX – BAD CHICK

New artist Tigerlee Roxx is hoping to take the UK by storm with her new single Bad Chick. Check it out. ………………………………………………………………. The single -There are no words………………………………. The video – There are no words……………………………….. Click HERE to view Tigerlee’s interview and to listen to her previous single Jamaican Skirty British Flirty. Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?