| Jun 10, 2009
Within the next 24 hours, more than 14,000 movie-goers are expected to fill the streets of Saugatuck for the 11th annual Waterfront Film Festival.
Organizers say the event grows every year, and with a wide variety of films and stars coming this year,...
| Nov 13, 2009
Billboard Music Award winner 50 Cent may have rapped about violence in the past. But during a visit to Dallas radio station today, he said not all lyrics should be taken literally.
"I kinda tell them to watch what I'm doing, not exactly what I'm saying,...
| Oct 31, 2009
| 8:17 PM
A local hip-hop artist was seriously injured after being shot six times in the Parkville section of Hartford. However despite his wounds, the man is expected to make a full recovery.
Hartford Police say the shooting happened on Park Street at 2:30...
| Feb 25, 2010
| 9:37 AM
A Florida woman featured in a homemade sex tape has filed a lawsuit against Queens rapper 50 Cent, claiming he unlawfully distributed the hardcore video on the Internet after editing himself into it as a wig-wearing narrator.
Lastonia Leviston filed...
| Feb 12, 2010
There's a little bit of Hollywood in West Michigan this week. Rapper turned actor 50 cent and his production company, Cheetah Vision Films started shooting a movie at Grand Valley State University's football stadium in Allendale this morning.
| Feb 4, 2010
Another piece of Hollywood comes to West Michigan: an old abandoned factory in Walker is now the home of a permanent film studio.
Dubbed Hanger 42 Studios, it is expected to bring hundreds of jobs to the area in the next few years.
The old Lear plant...
| Dec 4, 2009
1. Garry's mixtape:
a. Love I Lost: Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes
b. Hang on For Love: Off Broadway
2. Intern Laura's mixtape:
A. My Boyfriend's Back: Stacie Orrico
B. These Boots are made for Walkin: Nancy Sinatra
C. Just Another...
| Jan 11, 2010
Crews spent Sunday shooting at things and blowing things up as another movie is made in Grand Rapids with Val Kilmer and 50 Cent.
See the video report.
| Dec 28, 2009
It's "action" time in Grand Rapids once again. Two big name actors are back in West Michigan shooting an action drama called "Gun." It's a movie about the gun smuggling industry.
Since Sunday, actors have been shooting scenes for the film inside...
| Apr 11, 2010
The plan was to rock the mike, not cause an identity crisis.
In 2008, when Jay-Z was named as a headlining act for Britain's fiercely rock-centric Glastonbury Festival -- a first for any hip-hop performer, let alone one of rap's epochal superstars -- the...
| Apr 6, 2010
| 2:08 PM
A movie shot here in West Michigan last summer will get a local debut. Rapper 50 Cent and actor Chris Klein shot the movie "Caught in the Crossfire" in the Grand Rapids area last year.
The movie will have a local premier at Celebration Cinema on May 11;...
| Oct 3, 2005
"Hold Ya Head," a new song pairing Notorious B.I.G., who was shot to death in 1997, and reggae icon Bob Marley, who died in 1981, is the latest beyond-the-grave collaboration to push the limits of musical repurposing. The track electronically unites two...