Andre 3000 To Star In New Musical

Outkast member Andre “Andre 3000” Benjamin has been tapped to star in and produce a new untitled musical. Benjamin has partnered with Double Feature Films, the company that helped produce “Be Cool,” to produce the musical, which will focus on a man with magical powers. In addition to producing, the chart-topping rapper will also provide… Read more »



Ice-T, 50 Cent, Others Appear In New ‘Ghetto Fights’ DVD

Ice-T, 50 Cent, Black Rob, Funkmaster Flex and other Hip-Hop notable will appear in the latest installments of the “Ghetto Fights” and “Wildest Street Brawls” series. Fall Thru Entertainment has announced they are releasing “Ghetto Fights 2” and “Wildest Street Brawls 3” – the latest installments in their popular video series. The new DVD’s continue… Read more »



Angie Martinez To Host Benefit For DJ Threat

The Jason “DJ Threat” Campbell Foundation has tapped radio personality Angie Martinez to host the foundation’s third annual Scholarship and Awards ceremony at Show night club in New York. The organization was conceived by DJ Threat’s mother, Becky Campbell, after Threat was fatally injured in a motorcycle accident on May 12, 2001. Threat, 23, had… Read more »



Game Hit With Assault Charges, $280 Million Dollar Lawsuit

Multi-platinum rapper Game has been hit with assault charges as well as a $280 million dollar civil lawsuit, stemming from an incident at a Maryland radio station in January. Prosecutors in Prince Georges County, Maryland have formally filed assault and battery charges against Game, born, Jaceyon Taylor, after a now-infamous incident in which the rapper… Read more »



Killer Mike’s ‘Ghetto Extraordinary’

Rapper Killer Mike is preparing the follow up to his critically acclaimed 2003 album Monster. The Atlanta native’s sophomore release was originally titled Down by Law, but has been renamed Ghetto Extraordinary. The rapper’s follow-up release will feature Big Boi, Bubba Sparxxx, Juvenile and others. The new album will detail his life experiences growing up… Read more »



Xzibit Bringing ‘Rhyme Night’ To Long Beach

Xzibit’s Open Bar Entertainment and have teamed together to bring the Hip-Hop talent showcase “Rhyme Night” to Long Beach, California. The event is being held at The Vault 350 on April 29th and will be hosted and broadcast live by Power 106FM’s Felli Fel. The evening will feature a performance from Planet Asia and… Read more »



The Ave Magazine Launches Open Mic Showcase

Brooklyn-based Hip-Hop magazine The Ave is launching a monthly artist showcase tonight (4/21) titled “Mic Check,” which will feature performances by up and coming rappers, singers and spoken word artists, as well as a fashion show. The event, according to Editor-In-Chief Anslem Samuel, is way for the magazine to connect to their readers on a… Read more »