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Suge Knight Arrested For Murder Of Tupac A Hoax

Fourteen years later and the topic of [twitter=#]Tupac[/twitter]‘s death is as controversial as ever. Earlier today, reports of Suge Knight being arrested for Tupac’s death

December 29, 2010 News
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Victim’s Step-Brother: “G-Dep Shouldn’t Have Confessed”

As previously reported, Diddy’s former protégé G-Dep confessed to fatally shooting a man in 1993. Robert Henkel, the stepbrother of the victim speaks on Dep’s

December 29, 2010 News
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DMX Transferred to Mental Health Unit

Earlier this month, Earl Simmons was sentenced to a year in prison after violating probation. During sentencing, the judge stated that she believes the Simmons

December 28, 2010 News
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Young Chris Thanks Fans for Support

As previous reported, Philadelphia rapper Young Chris was rushed to the hospital last night, in NYC. In better shape today, [twitter=YoungChris]Young Chris[/twitter] takes to Twitter

December 23, 2010 News
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Lil’ Wayne’s “6 Foot 7 Seven Foot” Debuts In Top 10

[twitter=liltunechi]Lil Wayne’s[/twitter] back on the charts with the lead single “6 Foot 7 Foot” from the highly anticipated 2011 release, Tha Carter IV. “Six Foot 7

December 23, 2010 News
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BREAKING NEWS: Young Chris Collapses During NYC Performance

Philadelphia rapper Young Chris was rushed to the hospital after collapsing at Hot 97’s and Kodak’s Who’s Next concert at NYC’s S.O.B’s. [twitter=#]Young Chris[/twitter], born

December 23, 2010 News
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Nas Fans Create Petition In Hopes Of Lost Tapes 2 Release

[twitter=nas]Nas[/twitter] fans are taking it upon themselves to appeal to Mr. Jones for a sequel to The Lost Tapes. Following Lupe’s fan fashion, Nas’ devotees took

December 21, 2010 News
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Kanye West & Lil Wayne Top Best & Worst Albums For 2010 By Entertainment Weekly

[twitter=kanyewest]Kanye West[/twitter] continues to garner accolades for his latest album release, MBDTF, as Entertainment Weekly names it Best Album of The Year, calling it a dense, dazzling

December 20, 2010 News
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G-Dep Didn’t Know Man Had Died Before Confession; Facing Life Sentence

As Def Sounds reported, former Bad Boy artist G-Dep, born Trevell Coleman, confessed to shooting a man in 1993; however, when he turned himself in,

December 19, 2010 News
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Charles Hamilton Arrested for Assault Charges

Last week, Harlem rapper [twitter=charleshamilton]Charles Hamilton[/twitter] was arrested for assault. According to various reports yet to be confirmed, Hamilton allegedly caused a disturbance while running

December 18, 2010 News
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Former Bad Boy Artist G-Dep Confesses To ’93 Murder

Former [twitter=iamdiddy]Diddy[/twitter] protégé G-Dep, born Trevell Coleman, confessed to fatally shooting a man in 1993. According to the New York Post, the 36-year-old rapper walked into the

December 18, 2010 News
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50 Cent Launches G-Note Records; Hot Rod First Artist Signed

50 Cent launches a new division of G-Unit, G-Note Records, which will be home to R&B, Pop and other genres outside of Hip Hop. [twitter=officialhotrod

December 18, 2010 News
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Rick Ross: Ashes To Ashes Tracklist + Artwork

Tracklist and artwork for [twitter=rickyrozay]Rick Ross’s[/twitter] forthcoming project, Ashes To Ashes, has been revealed. Drop happens on Xmas eve. 

December 17, 2010 News
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Debra Antney: Police Raid Another Case of Harassment

As Def Sounds previously reported, [twitter=WakaflockaBSM]Waka Flocka[/twitter]’s Georgia home was raided in suspicion of prostitution as well as a search for anything in connection with

December 17, 2010 News
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Waka Flocka’s Georgia Home Raided

[twitter=WakaFlockaBSM]Waka Flocka[/twitter]’s Georgia home was raided early this morning which led to the detainment of Gucci Mane’s and Waka’s mother, Debra Antney. According to TMZ,

December 16, 2010 News
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DMX Sentenced To One Year In Jail

DMX appeared in court today as a Maricopa County Superior Court judge revoked the troubled rappers’ probation from a 2009 conviction stemming from charges of

December 16, 2010 News
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50 Cent Sued for Copyright Infringement on “I Get Money”

While [twitter=50cent]50 Cent[/twitter] pursues his film career, his legal team will be occupied  handling the latest copyright infringement lawsuit brought against the New York rapper.

December 15, 2010 News
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Talib Kweli Gutter Rainbows Info + Tracklist

Brooklyn rapper [twitter=realtalibkweli]Talib Kweli[/twitter] inked a deal with Javotti Media/3D Digital Only to release his fifth studio album, Gutter Rainbows,  expected to drop Jan. 25,

December 15, 2010 News
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Beanie Sigel Claims Dame Dash Stole $11 Million From Him

In a recent interview with Star and Buc Wild on Philly’s 103 The Beat, [twitter=beaniebully]Beanie Sigel[/twitter] alleges that Dame Dash stole $11 million from him

December 15, 2010 News
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Nicki Minaj & Rick Ross Strike Gold; T.I. Leads Hip Hop Sales

Young Money emcee [twitter=nickiminaj]Nicki Minaj[/twitter] continues to move Pink Friday units, surpassing  Kanye West on the Billboard charts. Minaj landed the number 6 spot, moving 82,000

December 15, 2010 News
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Saigon: The Greatest Story Never Told Tracklist & Artwork

Tracklist and artwork have been released for [twitter=therealsaigon]Saigon[/twitter]‘s Greatest Story Never Told, on shelves Feb. 15, 2011. Tracklisting: 1. Station Identification (Intro) Ft. Fatman Scoop

December 15, 2010 News
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Ja Rule Will Not Start Jail Bid Until He Finishes Movie

As Def Sounds previously reported, [twitter=ruleyork]Ja Rule[/twitter] was sentenced to two years in prison for a 2007 gun charge. His lawyer, Stacey Richmond, says the

December 14, 2010 News
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Rick Ross Confirms Possible Deal With Wale

Over the weekend Wale took to Twitter and implied that he has inked to Rick Ross’ Maybach Music. At a recent Source photo-shoot, [twitter=rickyrozay]Rick Ross[/twitter]

December 14, 2010 News
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BREAKING NEWS: Ja Rule Sentenced To Two Years For ’07 Gun Bust

New York rapper [twitter=Ruleyork]Ja Rule[/twitter] has been sentenced to two years in prison for gun and drug possession charges stemming from a 2007 arrest, which

December 13, 2010 News
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TIME Magazine: Kanye, Drake, and Big Boi Score Top 10 Albums of the Year

Time Magazine releases its annual “Top 10 of Everything 2010,” list, in which Kanye West, Drake, and Big Boi make the “Top 10 Albums” docket,

December 09, 2010 News
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DMX Remains Jailed as Bond is Again Denied

Yonkers rapper [twitter=dmxthegreat]DMX[/twitter] can’t catch a break. After an early morning court appearance, Earl Simmons was ordered to remain in custody without bond for last

December 09, 2010 News
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Eminem Sells 5.6 Million Worldwide; iTunes Names Recovery Best-Selling Album Of 2010

[twitter=Eminem]Eminem’s[/twitter] year is filled with monumental moments and it keeps getting better. It was recently announced that Marshall Bruce Mathers III’s Recovery sold over 5.6

December 09, 2010 News
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Young Jeezy’s Manager Shoots Down Rumor of Jeezy’s Arrest

As the rumor hit the net, and Def Sounds reported that [twitter=youngjeezytm103]Young Jeezy[/twitter] was arrested over the weekend in the Bahamas, Jeezy’s manager took to

December 08, 2010 News
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