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News Wrap Up: Tupac, Danity Kane & India.Arie

by West ·

TupacThe 6th (yes sixth) posthumously released Tupac album is set for a November release. Titled pac’s Life, the set marks the ten year anniversary of his still-unsolved murder and, according to ThugLifeArmy.com, features guests such as T.I. and Ashanti.
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Vibe reports that while rapper Cassidy has regained consciousness after a near-fatal accident, members of Danity Kane have allegedly been involved in a separate car crash.
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India.Arie will be releasing the original version of her smash hit “I Am Not My Hair” on iTunes. Available October 23, the version features pop star Pink whom Arie says helped inspire the song when she decided to cut her pink hair. “We both had something to say with this song, and we wanted to work together,” Arie said. “This duet should have been the original version on my album, but it fell through the cracks.” Billboard also reports the track, also inspired by Melissa Etheridge, will be featured on beginning the Lifetime Television movie, “Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy.”
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R&B crooner Case has left Def Soul to sign with an independent label, Skeleton Key Entertainment, that offers artists greater control over their projects. His as-of-yet-to-be-announced set is due the first quarter of 2007.
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The new Justin Timberlake’s released the video to his latest hit, “My Love,” feat. T.I. today.
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“VH1 Hip Hop Honors Week” kicked off yesterday and will continue for a week with a number of scheduled events. Check the official calendar.
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Prince will unveil a new track called “The Song of the Heart” as the first single on the soundtrack for the upcoming movie “Happy Feet.” Scheduled for a October 3 release, the album also features songs from Patti LaBelle, Pink (who covers Rufus and Chaka Khan’s “Tell Me Something Good”), and Fantasia.
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Finally, a great wrap-up of the VH-1 Hip Hop Honors can be found here.

One Response to “News Wrap Up: Tupac, Danity Kane & India.Arie”

  1. Tha Z Says:

    hope they ain’t fuckin up sum more of pacs’ work.

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