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Cough Syrup OD Killed Rapper

Pimp C overdose was coupled with sleep disorder

(Newser) - Texas rapper Pimp C, found dead in a Los Angeles hotel room in December, died from an overdose of prescription cough syrup coupled with a sleep disorder that interrupts breathing, the LA coroner ruled yesterday. The 33-year-old Grammy nominee's death has been ruled an accident, reports the Houston Chronicle. Pimp... More »

Rolling Stone Picks 2007's Best

Jay Z, Newman, Winehouse, Springsteen among the best in mixed-genre ranking

(Newser) - Rolling Stone has picked its top 100 songs of 2007, and they span the genres from country to disco. The top 10:
  1. "Roc Boys"—Jay Z
  2. "A Few Words in Defense of Our Country"—Randy Newman
  3. "Umbrella"—Rihanna
  4. "D.A.N.C.E"
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Rapper Pimp C Found Dead in Hotel Room

No sign of foul play in mystery death of UGK star

(Newser) - Rapper Pimp C, half of the chart-topping duo UGK, was found dead in his Los Angles hotel room yesterday, and authorities have found no signs of foul play. Paramedics responded to a 911 call yesterday morning to discover Pimp C, 33, dead in bed, fully clothed. No drugs or related... More »

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