The Gentrification of Rap: Did Hip-Hop Sell Us Out ?

“a.k.a. a sellout /rap definition/get off that boy/change your mission” – “Crossover”, EPMD Although broken glass was everywhere, unemployment was at a record high and 911 was a joke, Clive Saddler’s Sedgwick Avenue neighborhood was not the jungle the media portrayed; it was home and full of promise. But everyday the six o’clock news would… Read more »



AHH Stray News: Soulja Boy Car Accident, DMX Lawsuit Dismissed, Jay-Z’s Bodyguards Go Ham

(AllHipHop News) Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy is being blamed for a car accident that took place yesterday (June 24) in West Hollywood, California. According to reports, the rapper was driving his red Bentley when he crossed into another lane and allegedly struck a car waiting at a red light. A woman in the vehicle was… Read more »


Jennifer Hudson

And Still She Rises: Jennifer Hudson to Star in “Smash” on NBC

Grammy and Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson is coming to the small screen this fall in NBC’s second season of the hit show, “Smash”. “American Idol” is dishing out the stars, as this decision will bring two former contestants into the show – Hudson and the show’s protagonist, Katherine McPhee. Executive producer Steven Spielberg supports the addition,… Read more »


Tony Parker

NBA Star Tony Parker Sues Nightclub Where Drake/Chris Brown Brawled For $20 Million

(AllHipHop News) San Antonio Spurs standout player Tony Parker has filed a lawsuit against W.i.P. nightclub, over injuries he sustained during a wild brawl between Chris Brown and Drake, that also left at least six patrons wounded, as well as members of both artists’ entourages. reports that Tony Parker filed a $20 million lawsuit… Read more »