Daily Archives: October 20, 2008

Russell Simmons, Ne-Yo, Mc Lyte And More Announce The Winners Of Tag’s First Ever “Make History National Grants Program”


NEW YORK, October 20, 2008 – TAG Records, the groundbreaking music label recently formed by Procter & Gamble’s TAG brand and Island Def Jam, recently joined forces with the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network (HSAN) to name five recipients of the first ever TAG Make History National Grants Program. With help from the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education (NAFEO) and a panel of celebrity judges including hip-hop stars Russell Simmons, Ne-Yo, Yo-Yo, Grammy-award winners MC Lyte and Chili and TAG Records first artist, Q, TAG Records honored individuals who have made their mark bettering society.”

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Kurupt & Roscoe – The Frank & Jess Story

On November 11, 2008, the heydays of the Wild, Wild West will be revived by two of gangsta rap’s most promising siblings; Kurupt and Roscoe. Distributed by Koch and released by High Powered Entertainment, The Frank and Jess Story is sure to be a raucous ride that takes listeners on a lyrical conquest through the day-to-day antics of two well-respected and recognized rappers on all coasts.

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Musiq Soulchild Featuring Mary J.Blige- If You Leave

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Dolemite is Dead-Cocksure Entertainment Entrepreneur Rudy Ray Moore passes at 81

Los Angeles, California–Monday, October 20, 2008–Rudy Ray Moore has died. The entertainment maverick died in Ohio of complications from diabetes. According to a spokesman for his longtime collaborator and distributor, Xenon Pictures, he was in declining health over the last several years, suffering a stroke in 2006, along with chronic diabetes and kidney problems. Moore remained unstoppable until the end, and was seen just a few months ago in Las Vegas playing poker on his motorized scooter and more recently, calling Xenon and asking for a cab to pick him up when he “busts outta the [retirement home]”. He is survived by his four siblings, daughter Rusty, and his 98 -year-old mother Lucille.

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R.I.P. Rudy Ray Moore

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