Daily Archives: March 27, 2008

Erykah Badu Performing “Honey” At Soulstage

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Banned Episodes Of The Boondocks Leaked Online

This season’s second “banned” episode of Adult Swim cartoon The Boondocks has leaked online, after airing in Canada.

In what was supposed to be the Season Finale, racist black character Uncle Ruckus is given a reality show on BET. The show sees Ruckus giving a tour of the mini-shrines to white people in his home, welcoming white kids onto the school bus he drives while shooing black child characters Riley and Huey away from it, and criticizing the idea of school desegregation.
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The Hunger Strike

The Hunger Strike Part 2

The Uncle Ruckus Reality Show Part 1

The Uncle Ruckus Reality Show Part 2

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Pete Rock Talks About His History With Hip-Hop

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The L.A.Times Apologizes For Story On Tupac, Biggie and Sean Combs

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A Los Angeles Times story about a brutal 1994 attack on rap superstar Tupac Shakur was partially based on documents that appear to have been fabricated, the reporter and editor responsible for the story said Wednesday.

Reporter Chuck Philips and his supervisor, Deputy Managing Editor Marc Duvoisin, issued statements of apology Wednesday afternoon. The statements came after The Times took withering criticism for the Shakur article, which appeared on latimes.com last week and two days later in the paper’s Calendar section.

Reporter Chuck Philips and his supervisor, Deputy Managing Editor Marc Duvoisin, issued statements of apology Wednesday afternoon. The statements came after The Times took withering criticism for the Shakur article, which appeared on latimes.com last week and two days later in the paper’s Calendar section.

The criticism came first from The Smoking Gun website, which said the newspaper had been the victim of a hoax, and then from subjects of the story, who said they had been defamed.
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Whitney Houston, Diana Ross, Rod Stewart and Shakira to Headline the Tobago Jazz Festival

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Los Angeles, CA – From April 25 through April 27, 2008 the picturesque fishing village of Plymouth, Tobago will transform into what Forbes Traveler has noted as “one of the world’s coolest music festivals.” For these three glorious days, jet setters, international partygoers and music lovers from around the world will transcend upon the Caribbean island to revel in the melodious sounds of root music, covering the genres of soul, funk, blues, reggae and yes, jazz! Sweltering days and balmy nights will make for a true tropical paradise as sun, sand and song coalesce and island fever rocks the globe

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