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Jim Jones Pleads Guilty to Assault Charge

Dipest rapper [twitter=jimjonescapo]Jim Jones[/twitter] appeared in court yesterday for an assault charge stemming from a car crash last January, after which Jones allegedly attacked the

December 08, 2010 News
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Kanye West & Nicki Minaj: Second Week Sales Scores

Last week [twitter=kanyewest]Kanye West[/twitter] and Nicki Minaj had impressive debuts, taking First and Second positions on Billboard charts. This week noted a drop for both

December 08, 2010 News
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Lupe Fiasco Speaks Against Online Piracy

In an interview with BoomBox which occurred prior to government’s recent seizures of popular Hip Hop sites, [twitter=lupefiasco]Lupe Fiasco[/twitter] addresses bloggers who candidly post pirated music:

December 07, 2010 News
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Slaughterhouse EP To Be Released Next Month, Tracklist Revealed

To hold fans over until the Slaughterhouse/Shady Records deal is finalized, the 4 man lyrical bomb squad readied an EP set for a January 25th

December 02, 2010 News
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The Source Gives Kanye West’s “MBDTF” 5 Mics

Kanye West continues to garner critical acclaim for his latest album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. Most recent praise comes from The Source, which  gave the album its

December 02, 2010 News
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Eminem Leads Grammy Nominations

CBS has announced the nominees for the 53rd annual Grammy Awards, and Eminem leads the pack receiving 10 nods for Recovery. Eminem’s Recovery earned nominations

December 02, 2010 News
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Nicki Minaj Reacts To “Pink Friday” Sales

As the final sale numbers for Nicki Minaj’s Pink Friday released today, Miss Minaj talks to MTV about moving 375k copies in her first week. I feel

December 01, 2010 News
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Jay-Z & Kanye Get Dirty, F***** Up & Hardcore

As Jay-Z and Kanye West prep their collaborative LP, Watch The Throne, Kanye takes a time-out to comment on the sound. Speaking to Interview magazine, Mr.

December 01, 2010 News
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Janet Jackson on 2Pac “He Was Completely Different From What People Knew”

Janet Jackson and the late Tupac Shakur first met in 1993. They connected again while they co-starring alongside one another in Poetic Justice. During filming,

December 01, 2010 News
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Lil Wayne’s “I Am Not A Human Being” Strikes Gold

Although incarcerated for the majority of the year, Lil Wayne has managed to garner his second gold album of 2010 with his latest release “I

December 01, 2010 News
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Redman Calls Out Def Jam

First it was Shyne, and then it was Nas, now the legendary Brick City emcee Redman is next up to express his dissatisfaction with his

December 01, 2010 News
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Jay-Z Bringing 40/40 Club To Airports

Jay-Z continues to expand his empire as he has partnered up with Delaware North Companies to bring his 40/40 Club to select airports in the

November 30, 2010 News
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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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