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  • Time Eazy
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    Eric 'Eazy-E' Wright Life Interrupted By: Taylor Evans Born September 7, 1963, Eric 'Eazy-E' Wright's early reputation on the streets of Compton, California, was a hustler eager to apply his street knowledge to his legitimate game. He dropped out of high school in the tenth grade, but refused that to interrupt his success. In the late '80's he turned to rap music. Along with Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, DJ Yell a, and M.C. Ren established the most successful and controversial rap group in history. As N.W....
  • Evening With Lena Horne
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    Singer / actress Lena Horne's primary occupation was nightclub entertaining, a profession she pursued successfully around the world for more than 60 years, from the 1930's to the 1990's. In conjunction with her club work, she also maintained a recording career that stretched from 1936 to 2000 and brought her three Grammys, including a Lifetime Achievement Award in 1989; she appeared in 16 feature films and several shorts between 1938 and 1978; she performed occasionally on Broadway, including in...
  • Popular Brands Like Ti Vo And Replaytv
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    We have all at some time or another missed a show we have wanted to see. Things such as work and school get in our way of watching our favorite shows. Shows that we have watched religiously. Ten years ago, if you knew you were about to miss a show, you would leave the TV on the channel you need to watch, and you would set the VCR timer to the appropriate time. This was and is not the most fun and easy thing to do. At the most, you would want to do this once a week as a maximum. Did you ever have...
  • Sonny And Cher Show
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    Born Cheri lyn Lapierre Sarkisian on May 20, 1946, in El Centro, California. Cher met Sonny Bono, a recorder producer, in a coffee shop when she was sixteen. The two began performing together as a musical act, at one point billing themselves as Caesar and Cleo. They married when Cher was eighteen and by 1965, Sonny and Cher were a popular act on the West Coast, renowned for their outrageous outfits. Their first big hit was I Got You, Babe, (1965) which sold over four million copies. The couple h...
  • New Slayer Song
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    Slayer came to life in the LA. Suburb of "the Huntington Beach Area". Soon they won the reputation of "the Huntington Hooligans". The band was started by Kerry King, a guitarist who was looking for other muscians to start a band. Prior to that, he had been in another band, with Tom Araya. Kerry met Jeff Hanneman, another guitarist, who was very interested in the punk movement that was going on at the time. Later the two teamed up with a very skilled drummer by the name of Dave Lombardo. Slayer b...
  • Divorce From His First Wife
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    Famous Because... Hello, my name is Nathaniel Adams Cole (Nat King Cole). I was born on Saint Patrick's Day. I would like to tell you a little bit about how I became famous. I actually started by writing some music and singing what I wrote in Chicago clubs. I loved playing the piano and organ, and I was fortunate enough that it came to me naturally. I played in jazz clubs with two other people. We were called the King Cole Trio. Eventually we made a record and it was very difficult. I was the le...
  • Bessie Smith
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    Known as the? Empress Of Blues? , Bessie Smith was said to have revolutionized the vocal end of Blues Music. She showed a lot of pride as an independent African-American woman. Her style in performance and lyrics often reflected her lifestyle. Bessie Smith was one of the first female jazz artists, and she paved the way for many musicians who followed. Bessie was born April 15, 1894 in Chattanooga, Tennessee to a part time Baptist preacher, William Smith, and his wife Laura. The family was large ...

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