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Shkreli Sued Over $2M Wu-Tang Album

Meanwhile, his Internet beef with Ghostface Killah escalates

(Newser) - Fresh off smirking his way through a Congressional hearing, "pharma bro" and Internet villain Martin Shkreli is being sued over the Wu-Tang Clan album he bought for $2 million, Reuters reports. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday by New York artist Jason Koza, who claims his drawings of Wu-Tang members... More »

Spring's Most Exciting Albums

Courtney Love is just one of many making a comeback

(Newser) - Perhaps you don’t care about Justin Bieber’s upcoming second album, hot on the heels of his first, but you might be a bit more interested in the rest of Rolling Stone includes in its spring music preview. A sampling:
  • Meth, Ghost, and Rae: Wu-Massacre, March 30. Ghostface Killah
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New Site Decodes Rap Lyrics

Rap Genius breaks down Jay-Z, Ghostface Killah, and more

(Newser) - Jay-Z and Alicia Keys’ song “Empire State of Mind” is everywhere, even at the World Series. But do you know what the lyrics mean? If not, Rap Genius (formerly Rap Exegesis) can clue you in the way it educated Nick Antosca of the Huffington Post. Some of the explanations... More »

Ghostface on New Album: No 'Slinging Crack' in R&B

Rapper will still be in the game when he's 70, he says

(Newser) - Ghostface Killah is one of today’s most critically acclaimed rappers, and he doesn’t plan on quitting any time soon: “I’ma definitely be old in hip-hop. This is a mental thing. You can write music till you 70,” he tells New York. His new album, Wizard ... More »

The Best Celeb Name Changes

Ones that don't roll off the tongue often get a makeover

(Newser) - What’s in a name? Apparently everything worth changing, reports Radar. Inspired by the list-heavy Cityfile, a wiki-style Facebook of sorts for notable New Yorkers (wondering which celebs are Bentley owners?), Radar created its own gossipy inventory: famous folks with changed names:
  • Natalie Portman, actor: Natalie Hershlag
  • Moby, musician: Richard
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Ghostface Scores With Rehab

Wu-Tang hater brings the solo heat

(Newser) - Wu-Tang Clansman Ghostface Killah continues to spread sizable solo wings on his new LP, The Big Doe Rehab, which “finds him at his emotive best,” says AllHipHop’s Alvin Blanco in giving the record 8.5 of 10 stars. It has Ghost’s same practiced “world of... More »

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