AHH Stray News: BEP, PUTS, LOX, Ja Rule

The Black Eyed Peas will be featured in the CBS television special, "Home for the Holidays." The show, which will be hosted by actor Jamie Foxx, also features Ashlee Simpson, Rod Stewart, Kenny G., Chaka Khan and others. The special highlights true stories about adoption and airs tomorrow (Dec. 22) at 8 p.m. ET. Los… Read more »



50 Cent In Court Over $21 Million Lawsuit

G-Unit’s 50 Cent appeared in court to issue official statements for a civil suit, stemming from an incident with New York Post photographer James Alcorn, who claimed that 50’s entourage assaulted him last year. Alcorn is reportedly suing 50, born Curtis Jackson for $21 million, alleging that the rapper appointed seven unidentified men to physically… Read more »



Young Buck Charged Over Vibe Stabbing

G Unit rapper Young Buck was charged with assault with a deadly weapon today (Dec. 20) for allegedly stabbing a man at the second annual VIBE Awards taping in a Santa Monica Airport hangar Nov. 15. Buck’s arraignment is scheduled for Jan. 14 at the Airport Branch Courthouse in Los Angeles, according to court officials…. Read more »



Cormega Treats New Fans to 2-For-1 Deal

Veteran Queesbridge MC Cormega is gearing up for a monumental 2005. Opening the year will be the release of The Testament, an album that sat on Def Jam’s shelves for five plus years. Following, Cormega will release his third independent album following two critically acclaimed and high-selling releases. For those who haven’t had the luxury… Read more »



ODB’s Camp Denies Concert Footage Sale

Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s camp has vehemently refuted an eBay auction that claimed to have footage of the late rapper’s final concert before his death. ODB’s manager Jared Weisfeld said the eBay listing, which advertised a DVD with alleged footage of ODB, born Russell Jones, performing on stage under the influence of drugs, is completely fabricated…. Read more »



Freaky Zeeky Shooter Gets 30 Years To Life

Chauncey Dillon was sentenced to 30 years to life yesterday (Dec. 17) for allegedly assaulting Dip Set rapper Freaky Zeeky and murdering Zeeky’s friend during a shoot-out in Manhattan last year. The early morning shoot-out (April 24) allegedly began when a driver rear-ended Zeeky’s Jeep Cherokee, according to trial testimony. The drivers involved left their… Read more »



Akon Manager Gunned Down Preventing Capone Robbery

Robert “Screw” Montanez, road manager for R&B singer Akon was shot to death outside of a New Jersey bar on Wednesday (December 15th), after preventing a man from robbing rapper Capone of Capone-N-Noreaga of his jewelry. Montanez was with Akon and Capone at the Ringside Bar in Jersey City, New Jersey, taping a promotion featuring… Read more »



DMX Busted For Driving With A Suspended License

DMX was arrested and charged with driving violations, after police allegedly caught the rapper speeding and driving with a suspended license. On Wednesday, a New York State Trooper allegedly clocked DMX driving over 100 mph in a 65 mph zone while the rapper was traveling on Interstate 684 in Westchester County. DMX’s license had been… Read more »



Last Footage Of Ol’ Dirty Sells On Ebay

Footage of Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s final concert before his untimely death was recently sold on EBAY with a final selling price of $100,000, according to the Internet auction site. Approximately 30 to 40 minutes of ODB’s performance on November 11 at the Aggie Theater in Ft. Collins, Colorado was allegedly filmed two days before the… Read more »



Jae Millz Goes To Universal, Preps Album

For the last two years, Jae Millz has built-up a reputation for being one of the most sought-after New York battle rappers, but the 23-year-old rapper has signed with Universal Records in deal that will hopefully bring his dreams to life. Millz said the album in progress might not be the work that many are… Read more »



Lawyers For Rosa Parks, BMG, To Talk Settlement

Lawyers for Rosa Parks and representatives for BMG will finally come to the table in a settlement meeting scheduled to take place this month. According to Parks’ lawyer Gregory Reed, the settlement talks are aimed at ending a five-year-old dispute over Outkast’s hit song “Rosa Parks,” from their platinum 1998 album Aquemini. Parks sued Outkast’s… Read more »



Jermaine Dupri, Nelly Giving Back To Atlanta Children

Jermaine Dupri and Nelly will host “Atlanta’s Biggest Christmas Party,” tonight in Atlanta, Georgia. The event will take place at the Dunbar Recreation Center, where the celebrity rappers will hand out over 3,000 toys. “I feel that it’s a must we take care of our kids,” Dupri told “They see more bad stuff than… Read more »