Rappers Talk Ahead Of Tonight’s Grammy Awards

Grammy.aol.com has several clips of rappers talking backstage at the Grammy awards ahead of tonight’s show. DMC of Run-DMC spoke about the origin of ‘Walk this Way’ while Coolio talked about what kind of topics fans want him to rap about and being proud to be a PG rapper. Grammy.aol.com has since removed the videos.

Billboard Award Photos Galore

WireImage.com has a huge gallery of photos from the 2001 Fox Billboard Awards in Las Vegas on Tuesday. For photos of Sean P. Diddy Combs, Ludacris, Master P, MC Hammer (!), Coolio, and dozens of other musical stars. Check out all the photos here.

Coolio Won The Fear Factor Celebrity Show

Earlier this week, rapper Coolio beat out Chyna, David Hasselhoff, Brook Burns, Donnie Osmond and John Travolta’s wife Kelly Preston to take home the $50,000 prize that went to his favorite charity, inner city kids. In order to get the cash, Coolio had to pull flags while riding on the roof of a fast moving bus. He had to stick his head in a box for 3 minutes that was filled with scorpions, millipedes and worms, and run on circular plank that was suspended 100 feet in the air.

Coolio On Celebrity Fear Factor

Coolio will be on the Celebrity Fear Factory November 27 on NBC at 8/7 PM. The NBC website for the show has Coolio tied with Brooke Burns as the favorite to win by visitors.

Coolio Playing USO Korea Show

Rapper Coolio will perform a show in Korea (where isn’t mentioned, presumably in South Korea) on November 18, according to his official website. As well, proceeds for his single One More Night from his Coolio.Com album will go to families ‘with financial problems as a direct result of the World Trade Center.’