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Puff’s Bouncer Files $800 Million Suit

The never ending drama in Puff Daddy’s life got another injection last week. A bouncer who was injured is seeking to cash in on the celeb’s money, and has filed an $800 million dollar lawsuit against the label head. Julius Jones who works for Club New York filed the suit against Puffy, his bodyguard, his… Read more »

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WWF To Release Raw

The WWF will be bringing new tracks from Method Man & Redman, Run-DMC, Mobb Deep and Snoop Dogg. The album, which will be called Raw, will have the artists rhyming over the Wrestlers theme music. The WWF has teamed with Priority to hit the Hip-Hop market.

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New Bone Album To Be Released

The new Bone Thugs n Harmony album will be in stores Febuary 29th, 2000. The album, titled BTNHRESURRECTION is the latest from the Cleveland Hip-Hop group. The first single, X-Tasy is available for download at bonethugsnharmony.com and Launch.com. Launch is also running a contest. You can register to win a Sony Digital Video Camera or… Read more »

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CBC Airing New Hip-Hop Show

The CBC in Toronto Canada will be airing a new show called Drop The Beat, February 7th at 8:30 pm.The series will be a half hour long, and will feature Kardinal Offishal, Choclair, Rahzel and other Hip-Hop acts. The soundtrack will accompany the series with music by Bahamadia, Common, Ja-Rule and Saukratees among other notable… Read more »

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Violater Goes Hollywood

Michael Ovitz, a serious big willie in the Hollywood scene has recognized the significance of Hip-Hop, and is taking his step into the rap music business. His fledgling management/production company, Artists Management Group, has formed an urban entertainment division to be headed by Violator Management founder Chris Lighty and his longtime business partner, Mona Scott…. Read more »

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Choclair Tour Dates

Choclair is making his way around Canada-again. Make sure you check him out if you are in the area, you will not be disappointed. Here are the dates: Jan. 12 @ Open Mike with Mike Bullard (12:30 AM EST) CTV Television Jan. 12 @ AJ’s Hanger Kingston, Ontario Jan. 13 @ Loyallist College – The… Read more »

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Jeru The Damaja To Drop New Album

Jeru The Damaja rumors have been causing online chaos in the past few months. Speculation from what his album will be called to who will be producing it has varied. Here is some concrete info. Jeru will not be working with Hip-Hop’s favorite producer and former producer of both of his past albums, DJ Premier…. Read more »

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Yungstar Blowing Up

Yungstar, already blowing up in Texas thanks to his appearance on DJ Screw mix tapes and Lil’ Troy’s "Wanna Be A Baller" single, is getting ready to drop his Epic Records release. Throwed Yung Playa hits stores Tuesday, February 1st. The album is an updated version (with five fresh new songs) of the disc which… Read more »

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Loud Rocks

Loud Records President Steve Rifkind is spearheading an interesting album later this year. Loud will release an album of Hip-Hop covers by Rock groups. Groups that are already confirmed on the project are Fred Durst from Korn, System of a Down, Incubus, Sugar Ray, 311 and Shootyz Groove. They will cover Wu-Tang Clan, Mobb Deep,… Read more »

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British Comedian Makes Fun Of Hip-Hop

A comedian from Britain, who has achieved cult status is coming under fire for his portrayal of Ali G, a take off of a gangsta (cliche, but that is what they are saying..), who wears in Orange suit, wears big gold chains and wears a Tommy Hilfiger hat. The comedians real name is Sacha Baron… Read more »

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Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Celebrates Hip-Hop

The Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame will be celebrating Hip-Hop with an exhibit in February, for Black History Month. Rhymes & Rage: The Hip Hop Story will teach visitors about the music, language and lifestyle of hip hop culture, exploring the history, as well as hip hop’s social, political and economic influence on virtually… Read more »

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euniverse Confirms Thefts

euniverse, the parent company of CDuniverse has confirmed the theft of customer data from the CDuniverse subsidiary. They company was contacted by an individual claiming to have customer information, and that unless a ransom was paid it would be posted on the Internet. They contacted the FBI and the Feds began an investigation, but the… Read more »

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New Hip-Hop Documentary Premiers

Unspoken Heard, J-Live, Mr. Complex, Lone Catalysts and Apani B will be performing in Washington D.C. February 5th, at the Open Transport film premier. Open Transport is a independent Hip-Hop documentary. Producers that worked the score include: Jay Skills, Fat Jon, Dave One, Truth Elemental, Overtime and J Rawls. Other acts featured in the documentary… Read more »

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Xzibit: New CEO Prepares Releases

Xzibit, who is participating in the Anger Management tour with Limp Bizkit and Eminem, is in the final negotiating stages with Loud Records for his own imprint, Open Bar Entertainment. The deal, which is expected to be closed in a matter of weeks, will see Loud handling the financing of videos and recordings as well… Read more »

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Puff: Platinum?

Bad Boy records is running avertisements in hip hop publications have announced that P-Diddy’s Forever LP is already double platinum. Blaze magazine reports that the RIAA, the organization that awards sales certifications, says the album has only sold 1 million copies to date. Is Puff trying to boost his album sales? In an interview with… Read more »

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