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Common Joins Rick Ross & Curren$y, Inks WMG Deal

Common Joins Rick Ross & Curren$y, Inks WMG Deal
Rap veteran Common is set to strengthen the power alongside Rick Ross and Curren$y by officially inking a deal with Warner Music Group. [Visit SOHH.com for more information]

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R&B Singer Ameriie Marries

R&B Singer Ameriie Marries
share: digg facebook twitter Ameriie wed former record label executive Lenny Nicholson on Saturday, People reports. The reception included music by DJ Konflikt and a seven-tier wedding cake. Ameriie, who also co-starred in the 2004 film First Daughter, is working on her fifth studio album.

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gang starr – jazz thing


featuring Brandford Marsalis & Terence Blanchard; theme from the motion picture Mo’ Better Blues. year: 1990 Columbia Records – www.columbiarecords.com

IU’s Straight No Chaser – Stand By Me


Straight No Chaser, Indiana University’s male A Cappella group, sings Stand By Me by Ben E. King in a random Hardees while driving through Kentucky. February 2007. Soloists: Luke Mechling and Corey Frye. Check us out at sncproductions.com

50 Cent unsure about label future after spat with company bosses

50 Cent unsure about label future after spat with company bosses
50 Cent is contemplating quitting his record label after a feud with bosses threatened to delay his new album.

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INXS – Beautiful Girl


INXS – Beautiful Girl (Original Video) Album: Welcome To Wherever You Are. Property of Atlantic Records.

Stephen Colbert, Jack White cut a record together

Stephen Colbert, Jack White cut a record together
Stephen Colbert wants to climb the charts. Colbert debuted his new Jack White-produced single, “Charlene II (I’m Over You)” on “The Colbert Report” Thursday night.

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Softball assistant May-Johnson picked for Team USA

Softball assistant May-Johnson picked for Team USA
This summer, pride for the Black and Gold will turn red, white, and blue. Former Hawkeye softball standout and current assistant coach Stacy May-Johnson was one of 18 players selected for the 2011 USA Softball Team last week. She is the first Hawkeye ever selected for the squad.

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HCHS ‘rules’ Shenandoah twice in baseball sweep

HCHS ‘rules’ Shenandoah twice in baseball sweep
HARLAN — Hitting its first three homers of the season and getting solid starting pitching from David Ratigan and Josh Bruck, the Harlan Community baseball team swept a doubleheader from Shenandoah Thursday night, winning 11-1 in five innings and 10-0 in six.

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Critic’s Notebook: A midyear look at some the best music of 2011 (so far)

Critic’s Notebook: A midyear look at some the best music of 2011 (so far)
As a way of attempting to appreciate where we’ve been this year at midpoint, what follows is a personal list of essential recordings released so far in 2011.

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