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Legendary Painter Ernie Barnes Dead At 70

AllHipHop.com has verified the passing of acclaimed painter and football player Ernie Barnes, who died last Monday (April 27) after an undisclosed illness. Although a sports star in high school, segregation laws prevented Barnes from admission at Duke and the University of North Carolina. Instead, Barnes enrolled at North Carolina Central University on a football… Read more »

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Clipse’s Malice Clarifies Rumored Drug Dealer Lifestyle

In the wake of the sensationalism behind the drug conspiracy indictment of former Clipse manager Anthony “Geezy” Gonzalez, Malice has released the revealing video blog detailing his real life away from Hip-Hop music.   With nearly all of their music revolving around the illegal and community destroying practice of drug dealing, Malice admitted his participation… Read more »

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Kid Cudi Reveals Features On Debut Album

Kid Cudi recently announced the artists that are set to make guest appearances on his upcoming album.   The rapper’s debut, titled Man on The Moon: The Guardians is set to be released in August on Kanye West’s G.O.O.D Music record label.   According to Kid Cudi, the album will feature guest appearances from G.O.O.D… Read more »

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Rock City Sets Debut For August

After finally setting a release date for their long delayed debut project, Wake The Neighbors, KonLive/Interscope duo Rock City will drop the final installment of their Put the F**KIN Album Out campaign as a free album, their management team announced today (May 1).   On May 12, fans of the Hip-Hop/R&B/Reggae group will be able… Read more »

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Lawsuit Against Foxy Brown Dismissed

A Brooklyn Supreme Court Judge has ruled to dismiss a lawsuit against rapper Foxy Brown, stemming from a 2007 assault to which she pleaded guilty nearly a year ago, the New York Post reported earlier this week.   According to the New York City tabloid, on Thursday (April 9), Justice Robert Miller dismissed the claim… Read more »

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T-Pain To Star As ‘Frylock’ In Aqua Teen Hunger Force

Producer/rapper/singer T-Pain will play the character “Frylock” in the first ever live-action episode of Adult Swim’s Aqua Teen Hunger Force.   Aqua Teen Hunger Force airs during the Adult Swim block of programming on the Cartoon Network.   The animated series is centered around three fast-food menu items and their lives in an unnamed city… Read more »

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Kelis Files For Divorce From Nas

The marriage between Queensbridge, NY rapper Nas and R&B songbird Kelis is officially over.   Vibe magazine reports that divorce papers were filed around 3:45 p.m. today (April 30) by attorney Laura Wasser on behalf of Kelis.   A representative denied intitial reports that verbal abuse and infidelity were the reasons behind the filing.   “We… Read more »

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Del the Funky Homosapien Gives Away 14th Album

Del the Funky Homosapien is doing his part to make sure his fans stay economically sound, with the free release of his 14th album, Funk Man: The Stimulus Package.   The veteran Oakland rapper’s album was released today (April 29) on Funnyman Entertainment, as an experimental distribution strategy.   Del secured sponsorship deals with Skull… Read more »

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