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Gang Starr: The bizarre story behind their final album

Gang Starr: The bizarre story behind their final album

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"Who'd have thought you'd be rhyming with ghosts?" J Cole asks himself, as he trades bars with the late rap legend Guru on Gang Starr's new single Family and Loyalty.The answer is complicated. Really complicated.Gang Starr were the Brooklyn rap group who set the bar for street-wise, sample-chopping, socially-conscious rap in the 1990s, with singles like Just To Get A Rep, Mass Appeal and Step In The Arena.But when their charismatic frontman Guru died in 2010 from a rare form of cancer, the chances of hearing the band's unreleased music appeared to have died along with him, with the star writing a letter from his deathbed that effectively cut his musical partner DJ Premier out of his legacy. "I do not wish my ex-DJ to have anythin...
Atalanta 1-1 Manchester City: Defender Kyle Walker goes in goal in bizarre game in Milan

Atalanta 1-1 Manchester City: Defender Kyle Walker goes in goal in bizarre game in Milan

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Defender Kyle Walker had to play in goal for the closing stages as Manchester City held on to draw with Atalanta in the Champions League.Walker replaced substitute goalkeeper Claudio Bravo, who was sent off for a sliding tackle on Josip Ilicic outside the box, having replaced first-choice keeper Ederson at half-time.Raheem Sterling had given the visitors a 1-0 lead in the first half of their group-stage game before Chelsea loannee Mario Pasalic equalised four minutes after the restart. City striker Gabriel Jesus also missed a first-half penalty in a bizarre game at the San Siro.'One of the most fun things in football' - Walker dons the gloves and everyone loves itChampions League permutations...
Tiger Woods roars into Masters contention despite bizarre security guard collision

Tiger Woods roars into Masters contention despite bizarre security guard collision

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Media playback is not supported on this device Masters second-round leaderboard-7: F Molinari (Ita), J Day (Aus), B Koepka (US), A Scott (Aus), L Oosthuizen (SA); -6: D Johnson (US), J Harding (SA), T Woods (US), X Schauffele (US); -5: I Poulter (Eng), J Rahm (Spa)Selected others: -4 P Mickelson (US); -3: B DeChambeau (US), R Fowler (US); -2: T Fleetwood (Eng); -1: J Spieth (US), B Langer (Ger), P Reed (US); Level: R McIlroy (NI); +2: T Hatton (Eng); +3: E Pepperell (Eng) Full leaderboardTiger Woods is in contention to win a first major since 2008 despite almost being injured in a bizarr...
Man City 6-0 Shakhtar Donetsk: Bizarre penalty helps set up record Champions League win

Man City 6-0 Shakhtar Donetsk: Bizarre penalty helps set up record Champions League win

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Manchester City recorded their biggest win in the Champions League as they thrashed Shakhtar Donetsk - but an injury-time goal in the other Group F match meant they must wait to secure qualification for the last 16.Pep Guardiola's side are top of the group and were heading into the next phase, until 10-man Hoffenheim came from 2-0 down and scored a 92nd-minute equaliser to draw 2-2 with Lyon.But City will qualify as group winners with one game to spare if they beat Lyon in France on Tuesday, 27 November. "Unfortunately we haven't qualified, but we are so close and will try to maintain this level," said Guardiola."The fact it's not done will make sure we will focus on the competition. It was a...
Alternative Miss World contest – the night where bizarre is beautiful

Alternative Miss World contest – the night where bizarre is beautiful

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It's outing number 14 this weekend for Andrew Logan's unclassifiable extravaganza the Alternative Miss World contest. The first event in 1972 was at his flat in London. This weekend it returns to the stage at Shakespeare's Globe theatre. The contest is a bizarre combination of an extremely rude, very camp Christmas panto and a pansexual beauty pageant with wildly improbable contestants. And there's definitely no rehearsal.Only a few days before this year's Alternative Miss World, Logan seems relaxed about what may happen on stage. "The judges are always crucial and this time we've got really good ones, including Jarvis Cocker and Grayson Perry... or at least I think they said they'll do it. "To be honest what happens on the nigh...