XXL Quick Hitters: 50 Cent, Whitney Houston, “Rapper’s Delight” Studio

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50 Cent To Guest Star On SyFy’s ‘Dream Machines’

50 Cent is getting a new ride, and it’s not a Benz or a Bentley. On April 10, the rapper is appearing on the series premiere of SyFy’s “Dream Machines,” a reality show that takes popular vehicles from TV, film, and comic books and brings them to life. [MTV Rapfix]

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Whitney Houston: Cocaine Found in Hotel Room

Authorities recovered cocaine in the hotel room where Whitney Houston died … TMZ has learned. [TMZ]

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‘Rapper’s Delight’ Studio Owners Plead Guilty in Tax Case

Three brothers whose family started Sugar Hill Records, the New Jersey label that made many of the first rap music albums in the late 1970s and early 1980s, pleaded guilty to failing to file tax returns. [Business Week]