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Kanye West & Nicki Minaj Top The Charts

Kanye West and Nicki Minaj are set to claim the number one and two spots on the Billboard charts when the new sales figures are

November 30, 2010 News
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Warren G Gives Health Update On Nate Dogg

In late 2007, and again at the end of 2008, rapper/singer Nate Dogg suffered strokes which left him partially paralyzed. Since then, he has been going through

November 30, 2010 News
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Hip Hop Beef: Joe Budden Vs. Just Blaze?

Here’s one that went somewhat under the radar. Joe Budden and super producer Just Blaze weren’t exactly seeing eye to eye after the release of

November 30, 2010 News
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Kanye West & 30 Seconds To Mars Banned From Television

Kanye West just can’t seem to catch a break now-a-days. As if getting booed during his performance at this years Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade wasn’t

November 30, 2010 News
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Joell Ortiz’s Free Agent Pushed Back to 2011

Joell Ortiz’s highly anticipated sophomore album, Free Agent was scheduled to hit stores today

November 30, 2010 News
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ICE Officially Announces War On Websites

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), John Morton, today announced initiative “In Our Sites v. 2.0,” designed to

November 29, 2010 News
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Domain Name Seizures Of Popular Hip Hop Sites A Hoax?

As we previously reported, Federal agents were thought to have seized the domain names of Onsmash.com, djaz1.com, RapGodFathers.com, and over 60 other websites over the

November 28, 2010 News
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Jay-Z’s Decoded Lands On Top Of The Charts, Beat Out By George Bush On The Times

Jay-Z can now add yet another item to his already extensive list of achievements. The New York rappers’ inaugural book has landed him on top

November 27, 2010 News
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Web Censorship Shuts Down Hip Hop Across The Net

Thanksgiving came up a little rough for the website owners of some of Hip Hop’s biggest media sources. Exactly one week after the Senate Judiciary

November 26, 2010 News
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DMX Denied Bond, Remains Locked Up Until December Hearing

DMX appeared in front of a judge yesterday, on charges that he violated his probation by using cocaine and OxyContin. The Yonkers rapper denied all

November 25, 2010 News
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Kanye West, Nicki Minaj & Lloyd Banks First Week Projections

Kanye West, Nicki Minaj and Lloyd Banks first week sales projections are in, and according to HitsDailyDouble, Kanye and Nicki look to be in for

November 24, 2010 News
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Quincy Jones Does Not Care About Kanye West

Quincy Jones has been in the music industry producing hit records for just about five decades, earning himself a record holding 79 Grammy nominations, winning

November 23, 2010 News
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Jay-Z Bio To Be Released In 2011

Publishing company, Penguin Group has made an announcement that a biography about hip hop power player Jay-Z is in the works. The 200 plus page

November 23, 2010 News
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T.I. Covers Vibe, Talks Dealing With Adversity & Drug Problem

Before T.I. headed off to a Arkansas federal pen, he sat down with Vibe for one of his last interviews before starting his 11 month

November 22, 2010 News
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D-Block/Wu-Tang Collaborative Album To Drop Top Of 2011

On Friday Sheek Louch took to twitter to announce that a collaborative album with Wu Tang and D-Block will soon be released. The album will

November 21, 2010 News
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DMX Facing 8 Months In Jail + Jailhouse Interview

Things aren’t looking good for DMX. The rapper and perpetual law breaker is reportedly facing 8 months in jail for violating his parole by allegedly

November 21, 2010 News
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Dr. Dre’s Detox Finally Gets Release Date

It has been just about 12 years since the release of Dr Dre’s last studio album, 2001 which was released in 1999. After many years

November 19, 2010 News
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50 Cent In The Studio With Kanye?, Names Album Producers

It looks like 50 Cent will take some time off from acting to once again pursue his music career. The rapper, who’s been on a

November 19, 2010 News
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DMX Arrested In Arizona (Again)

While T.I. may be tired of Jail…Dmx is not

November 19, 2010 News
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Eminem & Lil Wayne To Perform On Saturday Night Live

Earlier today, NBC announced that Eminem and Lil Wayne will perform their collabo No Love that appeared on Em’s multi-platinum album Recovery this coming December

November 18, 2010 News
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Jay-Z Defends Rap On The Daily Show

*update* Comedy Central Embeds aren’t working, watch the interview here. “The basis of this book was, I care about the culture and about rap and

November 18, 2010 News, Videos
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Nas Gives Insight To ‘Lost Tapes 2′

Nas sat down with XXL to discuss his highly anticipated ‘Lost Tapes 2′, and reveals how the sequel came about. “You record a lot of

November 17, 2010 News
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KiD CuDi’s MOTM2 Lands At #3 In Its Opening Week

The first week numbers for KiD Cudi’s sophomore album, Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager are in, and according to the

November 17, 2010 News
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Lil Wayne Summoned Over DNA Test, Sued Over Child Support By Grandmother

The grandmother of an 8 year old Missouri boy has requested that Lil Wayne take a paternity test to prove he’s the father of her

November 17, 2010 News
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Drake’s Sophomore Album Gets A Title

Young Money’s Drake, the GQ Man of the Year has been busy working on his sophomore album

November 17, 2010 News
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Profiles Are Back, Claim Yours

What’s good Def Sounds soldiers? As you can see we are work in progress with the new site lay-out, and as many of you guys

November 16, 2010 News
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50 Cent Facing Copyright Infringement Suit

New York rapper 50 Cent is facing a lawsuit from an author who is claiming that the G-Unit general took the idea for his album/movie

November 15, 2010 News
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Jay Electronica Signs To Roc Nation

The Roc Nation roster just got stronger as Jay-Z signed Jay Electronica to the label. During a performance at The Box in NYC, Jigga announced

November 14, 2010 News
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