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Insane Clown Posse’s Violent J Embarking On Solo Tour To Raise Funds for St. John’s Children’s Hospital of Illinois

Insane Clown Posse’s Violent J Embarking On Solo Tour To Raise Funds for St. John’s Children’s Hospital of Illinois

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Insane Clown Posse co-founder Violent J will be embarking on a 10-city tour of the western United States during the month of March, with all proceeds benefitting St. John’s Children’s Hospital of Illinois.

After more than 20 years as one-half of the controversial Platinum-selling horrorcore rap duo Insane Clown Posse, this will be Violent J’s first ever concert tour as a solo artist. Violent J will be performing classic ICP material as well as selections from his solo LPs “The Shining” and “Wizard of the Hood.”

Joining Violent J on the road will be Lil Eazy-E, son of N.W.A. legend, the late Eazy-E (Eric Wright), who will be performing his father’s gangsta rap classics from both N.W.A and his solo records.

Also joining Violent J’s Solo Charity Tour is critically acclaimed underground sensation Nova Rockafeller.

Violent J’s Solo Charity Tour kicks off in Seattle on Monday, March 14.

Tour itinerary:

Monday, March 14 — Seattle, WA – El Corazon: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1063891

Tuesday, March 15 – Portland, OR: Hawthorne: http://event.etix.com/ticket/online/performanceSale.do?performance_id=3228425&method=restoreToken

Thursday, March 17 — SLC, UT — The Complex: https://www.showclix.com/event/violent-j/pre-sale

Friday, March 18 — Grand Junction, CO – Mesa Theatre: https://monumentalevents.com/events/violent-j

Saturday, March 19 — Denver, CO — The Roxy:http://holdmyticket.com/event/234850

Sunday, March 20 – Albuquerque, NM – Launchpad: http://www.launchpadrocks.com/event/231316/violent-j-nova-rockafeller

Monday, March 21 — Phoenix, AZ — Pub Rock:https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1062461

Wed., March 23 — Las Vegas, NV — Backstage Billiards: http://www.601fremont.ticketfly.com/event/1065155

Thursday, March 24 – Los Angeles, CA – Los Globos: http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=6449775

Friday, March 25 – Oakland, CA – Oakland Metro: http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=6449785

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Dr. Dre Reaches Out To Jay-Z For ‘Detox’ Guest Appearance

Dr. Dre Reaches Out To Jay-Z For ‘Detox’ Guest Appearance

Dr. DreWhile out promoting his new ‘Beats by Dr. Dre/HP notebook’ project, the legendary Dr. Dre reached out to Jay-Z to record guest vocals on his long-awaited new album ‘Detox’.

‘Detox’, which was originally slated to drop in 2004, already has a cast of rap’s biggest names attached . Stars such as T.I., Lil’ Wayne and Nas are reportedly appearing on the project.

Dr. Dre told MTV News said this of a possible appearance by Jay-Z:

“Well, actually, Jay-Z’s just been in the studio doing some writing,” Dr Dre said. “Hopefully I’ll get him to perform on the record. Jay, come holler.”

Dr. Dre confirmed earlier this month that ‘Detox’ won’t be released until at least 2010.

When asked what was causing the holdup of the album during a recent interview, Dr. Dre cited, “motivation, other things getting in the way.”

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Dr. Dre Delays The Release Of ‘Detox’ Album Until 2010

Dr. Dre Delays The Release Of ‘Detox’ Album Until 2010

Dr. DreDr Dre has revealed to ABC News that his long-awaited new album, Detox, won’t be released until at least 2010. The album was originally due in 2004, but has been hit by persistent delays.

The highly anticipated album was most recently scheduled to be released in the Fall of 2009.

In an interview to promote his line of Monster headphones, the reporter casually asked Dre what upcoming projects he had. “Only my album that I’ve been working on for the last 10 years, that’s it, Detox record. Hopefully, I’ll get it done at the end of this year, and we can hear it next year.” he laughed.

Asked what was causing the holdup of the album, Dre admitted, “motivation, other things getting in the way.” The album is the follow-up to Dr Dre’s critically acclaimed ‘2001’, which was released in 1999.

Source: ABC News

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