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March 31, 1991
For someone so vocal about his music and image not being a black-and-white thing, Ice sure has a funny way of showing it by calling himself "Vanilla." JAMES SILVANI Laguna Beach
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March 19, 2008 | Chuck Philips, Times Staff Writer
SEE CORRECTION APPENDED: "The Times apologizes over article on rapper" -- SEE UNPUBLISHED CORRECTION BELOW: A March 19 article on Page E-1, Calendar ("How the rap war began"), incorrectly stated that rap star Tupac Shakur's posthumously released album "The Don Killuminati" sold 800,000 copies in its first week. According to Nielsen SoundScan, 664,000 copies were sold in the first week -- NEW YORK -- Cameras flashed as paramedics carried the victim into the glare of Times Square on a stretcher.
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May 15, 1999
Country singer Tim McGraw takes Nashville to the top of the national sales chart, where his new collection debuts at No. 1, but in Southern California two other collections outpaced the rural sounds: the soundtrack for the new "Star Wars" movie and a collection of tracks from the Death Row hip-hop stronghold, which entered the regional chart at No. 2 and No. 3, respectively. TOP 10 ALBUMS *--* Title, Artist (Nat'l Rank) Last Week 1 Sogno, Andrea Bocelli (10) 1 2 Star Wars ...
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May 15, 1999
Country singer Tim McGraw takes Nashville to the top of the national sales chart, where his new collection debuts at No. 1, but in Southern California two other collections outpaced the rural sounds: the soundtrack for the new "Star Wars" movie and a collection of tracks from the Death Row hip-hop stronghold, which entered the regional chart at No. 2 and No. 3, respectively. TOP 10 ALBUMS *--* Title, Artist (Nat'l Rank) Last Week 1 Sogno, Andrea Bocelli (10) 1 2 Star Wars ...
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February 22, 1997 | CHEO HODARI COKER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On Sunday's episode of "The Steve Harvey Show" on the WB Network, Snoop Doggy Dogg appears with New York-based record producer Sean "Puffy" Combs to declare an end to the high-profile East Coast vs. West Coast rap wars. On the day the episode was taped, Snoop also talked about reconciling with another producer who's been on the outs with Death Row Records--Andre "Dr. Dre" Young.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 31, 1991
For someone so vocal about his music and image not being a black-and-white thing, Ice sure has a funny way of showing it by calling himself "Vanilla." JAMES SILVANI Laguna Beach
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