News Ticker: Lil Wayne, Beck, Dolly Parton, Beanie Sigel

August 18th, 2009 by Rolling Stone Leave a reply »

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  • Lil Wayne’s America’s Most Wanted Tour has canceled its Vancouver and Edmonton dates, and while the Young Money crew has offered no official explanation, there’s speculation that Weezey encountered legal trouble at the border since he is currently facing drug charges in Arizona, AllHipHop reports. Promoter Live Nation issued a statement to the Vancouver Sun that indicates the shows were nixed “due to circumstances beyond Live Nation’s control.”

  • Beck’s Record Club has released another Velvet Underground & Nico track — check out “I’ll Be Your Mirror” at the rocker’s official site.
  • Dolly Parton is the subject of a deluxe four-disc box set that will feature seven unreleased tracks. A press release confirms Dolly is due October 27th and boasts a 60-page booklet and liner notes written by Laura Cantrell and by Holly George-Warren.
  • Beanie Sigel has been busted for marijuana possession, XXL reports (citing a story in New Jersey’s Burlington County Times). The MC’s next album, The Broad Street Bully, is due September 1st.

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