News Ticker: Justin Timberlake, The Beatles, Eminem, Lil Boosie

September 23rd, 2009 by Rolling Stone Leave a reply »


  • Justin Timberlake has landed another high-profile film role, this time as Napster co-founder and Facebook president Sean Parker in David Fincher’s The Social Network, Variety reports. The singer picked up an Emmy for SNL earlier this week.

  • Between their catalog reissues and Rock Band, it seemed like the Beatles were bigger than Jesus this past month — and now Google has confirmed it. According to the search engine’s stats, queries for the Fab Four outnumbered those for Jesus, the Telegraph reports.
  • Eminem’s publishers Eight Mile Style LLC are co-plaintiffs in a new lawsuit against Apple that claims they didn’t grant permission for 93 Slim Shady tracks to be sold on iTunes. According to the AP, the company is also suing Aftermath Records.
  • Lil Boosie has been sentenced to two years in prison after cops found a gun and illegal drugs in his car during a traffic stop last year, AllHipHop reports.

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