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Jim Diamond (AP Photo)
White Stripes Sued By Co-Producer

A producer who worked on the first two White Stripes albums claims he deserves a share of the royalties, saying he played a pivotal role in creating the band's signature sound.

Lil Flip
Promoter Behind Lil Flip Scam Sentenced

A Florida resident, Scott Elkins, 32, was given a year's probation and ordered to pay 16,000 dollars worth of restitution to concert-goers after Lil Flip failed to show at a festival in April of last year.

Defendant Mario Etheridge (AP Photo)
Suspect In Rapper's Death Arraigned

The suspect in the shooting death of rapper Proof, a hip-hop artist and Eminem confidante, was arraigned Saturday on a pair of weapons charges.

Is The Stage Big Enough For Two Small Kiss Tributes?

Trouble is brewing in the world of little people Kiss Tribute Bands.

Dan Biechele (AP Photo)
Ex-Great White Tour Manager Writes Apologies

The former rock band tour manager who ignited pyrotechnics that started a deadly nightclub fire in 2003 has written personalized letters of apology to relatives of all 100 people who were killed.

Babyface (AP Photo)
'Babyface' Files Suit Against Anita Baker

Grammy-winning singer-producer Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds has filed a breach of contract lawsuit against singer Anita Baker, claiming she owes him more than $250,000.

The Game
Officer Cleared In G-Unit Pepper Spray Incident

Six months after an off-duty Greensboro, North Carolina, police officer used pepper spray against an entourage following rapper The Game, internal affairs detectives have cleared the officer of any wrongdoing.

John McTiernan and attorney. (AP Photo)
'Die Hard' Director Facing Wiretap Sentence

A somber "Die Hard" director John McTiernan stood before a federal judge and said he made "knowingly false" statements to an FBI agent about Anthony Pellicano, the celebrity private eye he admitted hiring to wiretap a business associate.

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