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Eminem inspires R-Truth's WWE album

Nov 14 2013, 9:28am CST | by Bang Showbiz

R-Truth is releasing an album inspired by Eminem and Tupac Shakur. The WWE Superstar has for years performed his own theme song on his way to the ring and now he is recording an LP of his own...

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Eminem inspires R-Truth's WWE album

Nov 14 2013, 9:28am CST | by Bang Showbiz

R-Truth is releasing an album inspired by Eminem and Tupac Shakur.

The WWE Superstar has for years performed his own theme song on his way to the ring and now he is recording an LP of his own material.

R-Truth is a huge fan of the two rappers' music as well as other hip-hop stars such as Lil Wayne because their lyrics are personal and that's what he wants his music to be like.

The 'RAW' star exclusively told BANG Showbiz: "I'm currently working on a WWE album made up of all my own songs. I have a wide range of artists I listen to - I can get something out of Pearl Jam! Talking about rap I'm into Tupac, Eminem, Lil Wayne and T.I. Those guys, to me, talk about their own personal experiences.

"There's a lot of my life in the songs - I lost my sister to cancer around four months ago, there's a song on there about that. People who have gone through that, or are going through that situation will hopefully take something from it. A lot of my music is inspired by personal situations in my life."

R-Truth, 41, will be joined on the record by World Heavyweight Champion John Cena - who has previously recorded his own album - and he is very excited for the fans to hear their collaborations.

He added: "John Cena just recorded two songs. They should be really great once they're done. I've always wanted to do this and I was talking to Hunter (Triple H) and he was like, 'I just can't believe you've not done this already.' I've been on and off with WWE about 10 years and I'm just at the point now where I think I've matured enough to put out something that's likeable. Me, I like to go against the grain I don't like to talk about typical things in my music - my music is more about real life situations. About important things, having faith, pursuing your dreams and goals. My music is about drive."

R-Truth and many other WWE Superstars are currently on tour in the UK and he admits he loves coming to Britain because everyone in the company raises their game.

He said: "I love it man, the atmosphere changes, the morale changes in the locker room. I think a lot of the guys - even though we have a demanding schedule - just get so excited to come over here, morale is high."

Source: Bang Showbiz


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Shakira is Facebook’s most popular celebrity with 100million likes

Jul 21 2014 9:27pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

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Shakira has become the world’s most liked celebrity on Facebook, setting the record with over 100million fans.She comes ahead of Rihanna and Eminem, who have a respective 91.9 million and 89 million likes. To put Shakira’s Facebook figures into perspective, someone who works for the social media channel (who clearly had an enviably quiet few days in the office) has helpfully put together a few facts to add context to the figure.If ...
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Iggy Azalea, Nicki Minaj, Eminem Among Those Topping Hip Hop Singles Sales This Week

Jul 19 2014 10:05pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

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Here's the roundup of the Hip Hop Singles Sales: Week Of 07/13/14 featuring Iggy Azalea, Nicki Minaj and Eminem, among others.An Iggy Azalea’s single remains #1, Nicki Minaj has two songs in the Top 20 and Eminem has nine songs among the Top 100 songs on the R&B/Hip-Hop singles chart this week. Iggy Azalea has two singles in the Top 10 of the R&B/Hip-Hop singles chart this week. Her “Fancy” single is the #1 single on the R&B/Hip-Hop singles chart for the eleventh consecu ...
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Jul 18 2014 8:25am CDT | Source: All HipHop

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Space Boogie Boys: Shabazz Palaces

Jul 18 2014 5:40am CDT | Source: Clash Music

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5 days ago

Beyoncé Leads MTV VMA Nominees

Jul 17 2014 1:12pm CDT | Source: GossipGirls.com

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Loves, you know how I feel about award shows. Unless it’s the Oscars, I wouldn’t deign to make an appearance. Occasionally, I’ll make an exception for the Golden Globes, Grammys or Emmys – but only if someone sends me a car, only if the gift bag is fantastic and only if I’m seated amongst actual stars like Beyoncé (not with commoners like her agents or lawyers). That said, I do love sitting at home with a bottle of imported bubbly and watch ...
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MTV Announces 2014 VMA Nominations

Jul 17 2014 11:12am CDT | Source: Your Music My World

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Just a few moments ago MTV announced the nominees for the 2014 MTV VMA awards which will air live  from the Forum in Inglewood, Calif., on August 24. Beyonce leads with the most nominations with eight nominations including Video of the Year, Best Female Video, and Best Collaboration and more for her self titled 5th album. And Iggy Azalea woke up to some great news as her #1 hit single Fancy was nominated ...
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‘Lauren’s Lowdown’: MTV VMA Nominees Announced; Shakira Pregnant Again?

Jul 17 2014 10:51am CDT | Source: Mix 96-5

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The 2014 MTV Video Music Award nominees have been announced, and Beyonce leads the pack with 8 nods! Iggy Azalea and Eminem are right behind Bey with seven nominations. The VMA’s will take place on Sunday, Aug. 24, at 9 p.m. ET, airing live from The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Check out some of nominees below: Video of the Year: Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX – “Fancy” Beyonce ft. JAY Z – “Drunk In Love” Pharrell Williams – “Happy” Sia – “Chandelier” Miley Cyrus – “Wrecki ...
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Beyonce, Eminem & Iggy Azalea Lead MTV Video Music Awards Nominees

Jul 17 2014 10:00am CDT | Source: GossipCenter

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It’s almost time for the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, and this year there’s a certain “Bootylicious” babe who seems to be ruling the field. Beyoncé Knowles has been nominated for eight trophies including Best Female, Best Collaboration and Video of the Year. Close behind, Eminem and Iggy Azalea each have seven chances for glory, while Katy Perry, Jay Z, Miley Cyrus, Pitbull, Pharrell Williams, Lorde and Ariana Grande all have multiple ...
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5 days ago

MTV Video Music Awards 2014 Nominees Announced!

Jul 17 2014 9:20am CDT | Source: Gossip Cop

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(Getty Images) The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards nominations have been announced. Beyonce leads the pack with eight nods, followed by Eminem and Iggy Azalea at seven nominations apiece. Video Of The Year will be a fight among Beyonce and Jay Z (“Drunk In Love”), Pharrell (“Happy”), Miley Cyrus (“Wrecking Ball”), Sia (“Chandelier”) and Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX (“Fancy). The VMAs will air live ...
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5 days ago

2014 MTV Video Music Award Nominations: Beyonce Leads the Way!

Jul 17 2014 9:17am CDT | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

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In case you needed a reminder, this is Beyonce's world. All other mere music mortals are just living in it. Nominations for the 2014 2014 MTV Video Music Awards are out, with Queen Bey leading the field with eight nods, including one for Video of the Year. Eminem and Iggy Azalea aren’t far behind (seven each), while other multiple-time nominees include Pharrell, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, Arian ...
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