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Snoop Dogg biopic is in development with Universal Pictures
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Snoop Dogg biopic is in development with Universal Pictures

Snoop Dogg broke through in the early ’90s as part of the West Coast rap scene as a collaborator of Dr. Dre’s.

Day Shift review: Jamie Foxx's vampire flick is another (un)dead-on-arrival Netflix original
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Day Shift review: Jamie Foxx's vampire flick is another (un)dead-on-arrival Netflix original

Netflix’s new vampire action comedy has the stench of something that has been rotting in a coffin and hasn't been exposed to sunlight for way too long.

How Eminem broke racial barriers as white man and became successful in black music space?
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How Eminem broke racial barriers as white man and became successful in black music space?

It may be a comparison he hasn’t quite fancied, but Eminem’s early hip-hop influences from his neighbourhood shaped his artistic expression, making him an iconoclast in the typically Black genre.

Daler Mehndi buys ‘Balle Balle Land’ in Metaverse: Understanding what are virtual lands and why they are selling at a premium
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Daler Mehndi buys ‘Balle Balle Land’ in Metaverse: Understanding what are virtual lands and why they are selling at a premium

The noted singer became the first Indian to buy land in Metaverse. He follows in the footsteps of celebrities like Snoop Dogg and famous companies such as Samsung, Nike and Adidas who have invested in the virtual space

SuperBowl LVI: Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg lead set that sees Eminem take knee
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SuperBowl LVI: Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg lead set that sees Eminem take knee

Detroit rapper Eminem emerged with his Grammy and Oscar-winning smash "Lose Yourself" — before taking a knee, a move that invoked the social justice protest by former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and set social media alight.

Tifanny Haddish, William Shatner, Eric Bana, Brad Paisley join Discovery+ special segment on Shark Week
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Tifanny Haddish, William Shatner, Eric Bana, Brad Paisley join Discovery+ special segment on Shark Week

Tiffany Haddish is among the celebrities signed on for this year’s Shark Week, with a record 45 hours of programming on the Discovery Channel and streaming on discovery+ between 11-18 July

Swizz Beatz on recording DMX's album Exodus and responsibility he felt in shepherding late rapper's career
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Swizz Beatz on recording DMX's album Exodus and responsibility he felt in shepherding late rapper's career

"It’s joy. Am I in pain? Yes. But I’ve been hiding in the cracks of the creativity, staying strong so I can get this to the finish line and deliver the people what he wanted them to have," says Swizz Beatz, DMX’s longtime friend and producer on listening to the rapper's music now.

Exodus review: Rapper DMX's posthumous record is earnest, showcasing every side to him
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Exodus review: Rapper DMX's posthumous record is earnest, showcasing every side to him

What Exodus had in its favour right from its inception was a renewed, urgent sense of conviction from DMX and a whole lot of star power by way of collaborations.

Snoop Dogg, Scott Adkins join Jamie Foxx in Netflix vampire comedy Day Shift
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Snoop Dogg, Scott Adkins join Jamie Foxx in Netflix vampire comedy Day Shift

Day Shift marks the directorial debut of JJ Perry, who has worked as second unit director and stunt coordinator on movies like Fast & Furious 9, The Fate of the Furious, Bloodshot, and the John Wick franchise.

DMX death: Reactions pour in from hip hop artists Nas, Eve, Snoop Dogg, Chingy
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DMX death: Reactions pour in from hip hop artists Nas, Eve, Snoop Dogg, Chingy

It’s so sad to hear about the passing of DMX. He was a true legend to the hip-hop community. I was individually inspired by him from his unique style, said rapper Chingy in a statement.

The Beach Bum, starring Matthew McConaughey, is an insufferable stoner 'comedy'
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The Beach Bum, starring Matthew McConaughey, is an insufferable stoner 'comedy'

The Beach Bum does not really have a substantive story, it just follows a doped up middle-aged guy who displays no self-awareness and never faces any consequences for his actions.

Rapper DMX on life support at New York hospital after heart attack, says lawyer
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Rapper DMX on life support at New York hospital after heart attack, says lawyer

DMX's lawyer said he could not confirm reports that the rapper overdosed on drugs and was not sure what caused the heart attack.

Music mogul Dr Dre says he will be ‘back home soon’ after getting hospitalised for brain aneurysm
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Music mogul Dr Dre says he will be ‘back home soon’ after getting hospitalised for brain aneurysm

‘I’m doing great and getting excellent care from my medical team,’ Dr Dre said in an Instagram post

Apple Music to launch multiple radio shows hosted by Snoop Dogg, Shania Twain, Carrie Underwood
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Apple Music to launch multiple radio shows hosted by Snoop Dogg, Shania Twain, Carrie Underwood

Apple Music announced that it will debut two new radio stations Apple Music Hits, focused on popular songs of the ’80s, ’90s and 2000s, and Apple Music Country, dedicated to the country music genre.

The enduring economic value of celebrities: Stardom and gender disparity follow stars, even in death
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The enduring economic value of celebrities: Stardom and gender disparity follow stars, even in death

But even if they make the rich list, the posthumous career earnings of Monroe, Taylor, Page, Rivera and Houston illustrate how women and black and minority ethnic people continue to be underrepresented among those who achieve high incomes after death.

We have mixed feelings about Lil Dicky's new single 'Earth' and here's why
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We have mixed feelings about Lil Dicky's new single 'Earth' and here's why

Earth is a new single by comedian rapper Lil Dicky that talks about climate change.

Ventura review: Anderson .Paak returns to his old, funkier style with this ode to sunny coastal California
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Ventura review: Anderson .Paak returns to his old, funkier style with this ode to sunny coastal California

Anderson.Paak released his fourth studio album Ventura, just months after Oxnard.

Nipsey Hussle laid to rest in Los Angeles; Obama, Jay-Z, Stevie Wonder pay tribute to rapper-activist
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Nipsey Hussle laid to rest in Los Angeles; Obama, Jay-Z, Stevie Wonder pay tribute to rapper-activist

Snoop Dogg, Lena Waithe, Beyoncé and Jay-Z, Usher, rappers Master P and Big Sean and several NBA stars attended Nipsey Hussle's funeral

Podcast roundup: From Classical Classroom to Imagined Life and Proof, our pick of the best this week
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Podcast roundup: From Classical Classroom to Imagined Life and Proof, our pick of the best this week

When there is a podcast on nearly every subject under the sun, finding one to suit your interests may seem daunting. To help you tune into one that's really worth your while, here is our weekly list of curated podcasts.

Daily Bulletin: BJP, Congress to battle it out in MP and Rajasthan; red alert issued in Tamil Nadu, Kerala; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: BJP, Congress to battle it out in MP and Rajasthan; red alert issued in Tamil Nadu, Kerala; day's top stories

Electioneering in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh through the day is likely to drive news headlines today, watch out for attractive mobile prices on festive sales at online portals; today's top news