For The Record: Quick News On Master P, P. Diddy, Tenacious D, Dave Matthews Band, Sammy Hagar & More

Master P has more cheese than any other entertainer under 40 in the U.S., according to Fortune magazine’s America’s 40 Richest Under 40 list. The No Limit general comes in at #11 overall — behind the likes of top-ranking Michael Dell of Dell Computer and Michael Jordan — with a reported wealth of $293.8 million; fellow rap mogul P. Diddy is right behind him with a portfolio worth $293.7 million. … Valuable recording equipment was stolen from Björk‘s London home on Monday, according to the Associated Press. The pregnant singer, who was asleep when her home was burglarized, was unharmed; Björk’s spokesperson declined to comment, calling it a “personal matter.” … The 3rd annual High Times Doobie Awards for Conscious Music will be held on September 25 at BB King’s Blues Club, with Joe Rogan (“Fear Factor”) serving as host. Tenacious D, Dave Matthews Band and Nickelback are among those artists up for awards at the event, where the munchies are plentiful. …

Former Van Halen frontmen Sammy Hagar and David Lee Roth canceled their Saturday concert in Darien Lake, New York, and their Sunday concert in Syracuse, New York, due to Hagar’s health, according to the Associated Press. New York State Fair official Joe LaGuardia stated it may have been due to recent health problems affecting Hagar’s voice; refunds are being offered for ticket holders at both events. … John Doe (X), Kristin Hersh (Throwing Muses) and Grant-Lee Phillips (Grant Lee Buffalo) have joined forces for the acoustic Exile Follies Tour. The 13-date outing kicks off on September 18 in Atlanta and is scheduled to run through an October 5 date in San Francisco. …

Elf Power cover the likes of Gary Numan, Bad Brains, the Buzzcocks, the Misfits and Hüsker Dü on Nothing’s Going to Happen, due October 1 through Orange Twin Records. The band, who also issued the LP Creatures earlier this year, will hit the road starting September 25 in Knoxville, Tennessee. … Lionel Hampton, jazz legend and “King of the Vibes,” died Saturday in New York from heart failure at the age of 94, according to the Associated Press. Hampton, best known for his groundbreaking use of the vibraphone as a featured instrument, broke color barriers in the music industry during the 1930s with his work with white musicians such as Benny Goodman. …

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The White Stripes will play with veteran guitarist Jeff Beck (Yardbirds, Jeff Beck Group) at the Royal Festival Hall in London on September 13 and 14. They will be joined by the GreenhornesJack Lawrence on bass for a set of Yardbirds songs. … Some lesser-known tracks by the Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Robert Plant and Elton John will grace the soundtrack to “Moonlight Mile,” which arrives in theaters September 27. The film was directed by Brad Silberling and stars Dustin Hoffman, Susan Sarandon and Jake Gyllenhaal. …

Our Little Corner of the World: Music From Gilmore Girls is set for release September 24, the same day the music-centric WB TV series kicks off its third season. Personally selected by the program’s executive producers, the 20-track album features Carole King and Louise Goffin‘s new version of the show’s theme song “Where You Lead I Will Follow” and previously released tracks by Joey Ramone, the Shins, PJ Harvey, Björk, John Lennon and Yo La Tengo. … Ween plan to help longtime drummer Claude Coleman, who suffered a broken pelvis in a highway accident several weeks ago, by performing benefit shows at New York’s Bowery Ballroom on October 7 and 8.