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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Ice Cube heats up stage, screen

It’s looking like success squared equals Ice Cube. After he wraps up “Barbershop 3” in Atlanta, the LA-based actor/producer/rapper will reunite with his N.W.A. mates MC Ren and DJ Yella for the first time in over 20 years on June 27 at the BET Experience at L.A. Live. Cube, born O’Shea Jackson, told Rolling Stone: Read More…

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Working title of new Spike Lee film ignites firestorm in Chicago

CHICAGO — Violence in this great American city matures so notoriously that film director Spike Lee now purportedly seeks a new nickname for the Windy City: Chiraq. The name merges Chi-town with Iraq — as if Chicago sinks like the godforsaken Iraq, a hopeless war zone to the world. The label signals a long fall Read More…

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Suge Knight sued for wrongful death

LOS ANGELES — The family of a man who was run down and killed, allegedly by Marion “Suge” Knight, has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the former rap mogul. Knight, 50, is charged with one count each of murder, attempted murder and hit-and-run for allegedly killing 55-year-old Terry Carter and injuring Cle “Bone” Sloan on Read More…