3rd Annual Vibe Awards

Slim Thug

Akon, Big Boi of Outkast, Black Eyed Peas, Damian Marley, David Banner, Fonzworth Bentley, Funkmaster Flex, Ginuwine, Juelz Santana, Lil Wayne, Ludacris, Nick Cannon, Paul Wall, Pharrell Williams of N.E.R.D., Remy Ma, Slim Thug, T.I., The Diplomats, The Game, Trillville, Young Jeezy, and Zab Judah were on hand for the 3rd Annual Vibe Awards on November 12th at Sony Studios in Culver City, California. Check out pictures from FilmMagic (arrivals / pressroom), and WireImage.

On TV: Kanye West, 50 Cent, Big Boi

Rappers on television this week include Kanye West, who visits ‘Total Request Live’ on Monday; 50 Cent, who visits ‘The Best Damn Sports Show Period’ on Tuesday; and Big Boi of Outkast, who performs on ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’ on Tuesday and ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ on Wednesday.

2005 MTV Video Music Awards Pictures

50 Cent, Akon, AZ Yet, Big Boi of Outkast, Black Eyed Peas, Bow Wow, Boyz n Da Hood, Busta Rhymes, Chopper, Common, David Banner, Fabolous, Fat Joe, Ice-T, Jacob The Jeweler, Jadakiss, Janice Combs, Jay-Z, Jermaine Dupri, Kanye West, Kim Porter, Lil Jon, Lil’ Kim, Ludacris, Mase, MC Hammer, Mike Jones, Missy Elliott, Mos Def, N*E*R*D, Nelly, Nick Cannon, Paul Wall, Pitbull, Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, Slim Thug, Snoop Dogg, The Game, Timbaland, Trina, Ying Yang Twins, and Young Jeezy were on hand for the 2005 MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday (August 28) at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida – as well as various after parties afterwards. Check out pictures from FilmMagic, RexFeatures (show / Jessica Simpson afterparty), GettyImages (pre-show / arrivals / show / pressroom / audience & backstage / Usher afterparty / MTV afterparty), Corbis, and WireImage.

Bizarre Releases ‘Hannicap Circus’

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Having contributed mightily to two platinum plus albums, D12s Devil’s Night and D-12 World, Bizarre is set to become the second member of the super-sextet to embark on a career as a soloist. The end result, Hannicap Circus, is an amalgam of styles, thoughts and lyrics that are in a word, well, bizarre. Of his inimitable style Bizarre says, “Every entertainer is weird in their own way, it’s what makes them special. I feel like I’m just a little more specialer.”

Chuck Bones’ Birthday Party At Duvet

Big Boi of Outkast, Sadat X of Brand Nubian, Fabolous, and Zab Judah were on hand at Chuck Bones’ birthday party on Tuesday (March 15) at Duvet in New York City. Check out pictures from WireImage.

Tim Westwood In Atlanta

Radio 1’s Tim Westwood was in Atlanta, Georgia with Lil’ Jon, Ludacris, Outkast’s Big Boi, Killer Mike, Youngbloodz, and Bonecrusher. Listen to Friday’s and Saturday’s shows and check out pictures at BBC.co.uk.