Last week, this blog's top headline focused on a shocking Los Angeles Times article that linked hip-hop mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs to a 1994 attack on his onetime East Coast/West Coast adversary, Tupac Shakur.
And a few weeks ago, a suspicious Black Crowes record review in Maxim, which was allegedly penned by a writer who'd not even heard the Crowes' album, was a top That's Really Week story as well.
Well, it seems the more things change, the more they stay the time. Because the topics of Diddy, the L.A. Times, and ill-informed music journalism once again top this week's news...but this time, it's even more serious.
Following Diddy's vehement assertion last week that the L.A. Times' controversial Tupac story, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Chuck Philips, was "beyond ridiculous and completely false," it came to light this week (via TheSmokingGun.com) that Philips was indeed tricked by doctored documents--which had been supplied to him by an anonymous prison inmate.
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