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Rapper TI Sentenced to 10 Months on Gun Charges

Will pay $100K fine, do community service

(Newser) - Rapper TI has been sentenced to 366 days in prison for attempting to buy machine guns from an undercover officer, but his embracing of community service means he'll likely serve less than 10 months. TI, aka Clifford Harris Jr., has been speaking to area youths about the dangers of drugs... More »

2008's Top 10 Singles

Beyoncé heads Rolling Stone list of the year's best tunes

(Newser) - When it comes to belting out the single of the year, Beyoncé ran (wedding) rings around the competition, says Rolling Stone, which lists its top 10:
  1. Beyoncé, Single Ladies: "Irresistible and exuberant."
  2. Santogold, LES Artistes: "New Wave guitar hook of the year."
  3. MGMT, Time to Pretend:
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T.I. Will Get Jail Sentence in Weapons Rap

Community service first for rapper, who faces year behind bars

(Newser) - Rapper T.I.—aka Clifford Harris—pleaded guilty today in Atlanta to weapons charges, the AP reports. Harris will have to spend about a year in jail but must complete 1,500 hours of community service first; he also faces three years' house arrest and a $100,000 fine.... More »

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