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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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Digital marketer lauds Shakespeare’s ‘compelling content’

‘I’ve no doubt that if Shakespeare was alive today, he’d be working as a copywriter in my agency; excelling at engaging the public in dialogues with leading brands.’

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Posted: Apr 24th, 2012
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Film casts new doubt on authorship of Bill Bryson’s ‘Shakespeare’

Following new doubts raised by the film ‘Monotonous’, an account of the life of Bill Bryson, a leading scholar has entered the fray with his views on the true authorship of Bill Bryson’s book ‘Shakespeare’, which has sold millions and has been translated into 134 languages.

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Posted: Nov 7th, 2011
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Kindle (‘slightly foxed’) fetches record price

The value of a Kindle can depend as much on its content as on its physical condition, according to experts.

‘Recently we were unable to reach the starting price on a Kindle containing 3,500 books because most were Jeffrey Archer novels,’ said a Sotherby’s spokesman.

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Posted: Jun 20th, 2011
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Danish police arrest ‘mad Prince’ over ‘Blonde in the Pond’ tragedy

It was the mystery that had everything: love, intrigue, murder, insanity and feuding, all at the highest levels of society. But the drama that has fascinated all of Europe came to a swift conclusion yesterday, as police in Elsinore swooped to arrest Denmark’s Prince Hamlet two counts of murder.

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Posted: Feb 18th, 2011
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