Eminem Honors Dr. Dre With ASCAP Founders Award

Dr. Dre and Eminem celebrate ASCAP Award

Dr. Dre and Eminem were on hand for the the 23rd Annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards on Friday (June 25) at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, California. Dre was honored by his protege at the event, presenting the N.W.A. rapper and producer with the Founders Award for his contributions to music.

“It would have been a lot easier for Dre to dismiss me like most people did,” Eminem said before giving Dre the award. “But he didn’t. He stepped up to the challenge because he saw something in me. He changed the face of music and he changed my life.” Humbly accepting the award, Dre told the audience, “I’m living an incredible life. Making a living doing what I love and having people love it. I can’t even explain what that feels like.”

Check out additional pictures from the event, including a snap of Dr. Dre with his wife Nicole, below the cut. (more…)

Kid Capri Honors Dr. Dre At The ASCAP Awards

KidCapri at the ASCAP Awards

Kid Capri was on hand for the the 23rd Annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards on Friday (June 25) at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, California. The DJ told his Twitter followers (@kidcapri101) before and after the event:

I’m invading California this weekend, I’m honoring Dr.Dre at the ASCAP awards… I’m gonna crush for my g Dre, hope he likes the performance.

Another day another dollar, I had a lot of fun honoring g dr Dre, then rocked out with @djdnice at the Warner bros party. Them 2 others

will.i.am Tweets From The World Cup

will.i.am with Alicia Keys at the World Cup

will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas checked in with his Twitter followers (@iamwill) on Friday (June 11) while in South Africa for the FIFA World Cup 2010 Opening Ceremony performance with the Black Eyed Peas. Will was able to snap pictures with other stars in town for the show, including Alicia Keys and John Legend. He writes:

I’m supporting Brazil for the World Cup, but today I would like S. Africa to win against Mexico
Everyone is going crazy… John Legend is going crazy
Me and Alicia Keys at World Cup celebrating in S. Africa’s goal
Celebrating with Angelique at World Cup
John Legend in the house

will.i.am with John Legend at the World Cup

Black Eyed Peas Walmart Soundcheck Performance & Interview

The Black Eyed Peas threw Walmart Soundcheck a party, where the hip-hop act offered fans an exclusive live set, including performances of ‘Let The Beat Rock’, ‘Let’s Get It Started’, ‘Pump It’, ‘My Humps’, ‘Boom Boom Pow’. Plus, will.i.am, apl.de.ap, Taboo and Fergie sat down to discuss the “digital afterlife,” a new America, and making their futuristic new album, ‘The E.N.D.’. Watch a preview below. The performances and interview can be viewed at soundcheck.walmart.com. Check out pictures from the event below the cut.


Xzibit Celebrates ‘Phenom’ Release

Xzibit and DJ Fingaz at 'Phenom' release party

Xzibit, DJ Fingaz and friends celebrated the release of his new single and music video ‘Phenom’ at Bar Delux in Hollywood the other night. ‘Phenom is the lead single off Xzibit’s seventh studio album ‘MMX’, out later this year on his Open Bar Entertainment label.

Xzibit and DJ Fingaz at 'Phenom' release party

Khia Shoots ‘Been A Bad Girl’ Video

Khia shoots 'Been A Bad Girl' video

Khia recently shot the video for her new single ‘Been A Bad Girl’, the first from her upcoming fourth CD, the 2-CD set, ‘Khia Shamone/Motor Mouf’, due in the Spring. The video was directed by Clifton Bell and was shot in Brooklyn, New York. Khia was joined at the shoot by reality television personality turned singer Carmine Gotti, who made a cameo in it.

Fabolous Flashes His Underwear At LAX

Fabolous was photographed preparing for a departing flight out of Los Angeles International airport (LAX) on February 2nd. When at the ticket counter, the star bent over giving the photographers a glimpse of his underwear. Later, he flipped the paparazzi the middle finger.

Check out pictures at defpenradio.com.

Kidz In The Hall ‘Jukebox’ Video

Kidz In The Hall are out with the video to their new single ‘Jukebox’, the first release from the hip hop duo’s third album ‘Land of Make Believe’, in stores March 9th on Duck Down Music. Watch the BB Gun directed video below.

Check out behind the scenes pictures from the music video below the cut.