In a music-packaging first, the naughty word in the title of his posthumous release, Str8 Off tha Streetz of Muthaphu**in Compton, is hidden under a lottery-style layer that consumers can scratch off.
WINNER OF THE WEEK
The blues-rocker managed to snag five Grammy award nominations, just one fewer than super-hyped Alanis Morissette and superstar Mariah Carey, who earned six each.
RESURRECTION OF THE WEEK
THE GRATEFUL DEAD
Yes, the Dead are officially over, but the solo-project bands of surviving members, including Bob Weir and Mickey Hart, are planning a summer tour jokingly referred to by organizers as Deadapalooza.