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Rapper claims credit for Shakespeare’s plays by humming over the words

Alas, poor Yo!Theatre critics are in uproar today after it emerged that an American rapper has been credited with co-authoring Shakespeare’s plays.

‘It’s an art form, what I do’, he told reporters. ‘For years I’ve been talking over other people’s songs, and getting half the royalties. One day my manager asked me if I could hum. I was like, ‘yeah, man, who can’t hum?’ And then he got me humming over the top of Shakespeare’s, like, plays. Now they’re half mine – I’m part of the creative team, cos of what I done. Awesome’.

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Posted: Feb 27th, 2014
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Soap opera rap tensions increase as Emmerdale cast release ‘Da Dalez’ grime album

in't'it brethrenNot to be outdone by their neighbours from across the Pennines, the cast of Emmerdale have released an 18-song UK grime album entitled ‘Da Dalez’. This was done in retaliation to the rap video released by Coronation Street’s Tommy Duckworth, alias Chris Fountain, which earned him critical acclaim in the world of urban music despite him also losing his job his process.

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Posted: Aug 20th, 2013
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Revealed: Mitt Romney’s secret past in gangsta rap group

sing it bro: 'whatever you got, it ain't y'all's...'Mitt Romney has been exposed as being a founding member of the gangsta rap group Wealthy With Attitude (‘WWA’) while a student at the Harvard Business School. The Republican Presidential candidate featured on their debut album ‘Straight Outta Hampton’ where he went under the moniker ‘Filthy Rich Mutherfucka’.

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Posted: Aug 13th, 2012
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Middle aged gangsta rappers switching to gin and tonic

‘For me it was the ideal change,’ said Mr Dogg, ‘it is a hard life to be hanging with my homies all day, avoiding the gangbangers and the car jackers, and trying to find the bitches.

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Posted: Nov 11th, 2011
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UK parliament to consider permanent switch to Hammer Time

public urged to break it downAs British Summer Time draws to a close and the clocks prepare to go back, the Secretary of State is to conduct an analysis of the costs and benefits of adopting the highly controversial U.S. Standard Hammer Time throughout the UK. The concept of Hammer Time was introduced in the early 1990s by the recording artist MC Hammer on his top-selling meisterwerk ‘Please Hammer – Don’t Hurt ‘Em’ and, although highly regarded at the time, its popularity waned after a series of poor-selling follow up albums.

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Posted: Oct 10th, 2011
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