Dub Magazine Kicks Off Massive Car Show & Tour

Dub Magazine kicks off its Dub Magazine Super Series Celebrity Car Show and Concert tour today (April 17th), showcasing some of the biggest names in Hip-Hop, as well as hundreds of tricked out rides. Dub Magazine, which showcases thousands of luxury cars a year between its pages, has enlisted The Game, T.I., Trillville, Fabolous, Twista,… Read more »



‘Bully’ Loses Case Against Eminem

The real-life bully portrayed in Eminem’s song "Brain Damage" lost his appeal to sue the rapper over the song Friday (April 16). A Michigan state appeals court ruled that Deangelo Bailey, a sanitation worker who admitted picking on Eminem when the two were schoolmates, cannot pursue a lawsuit against the rapper because of the song’s… Read more »



DMX Involved In Car Crash, Arrested

DMX’s driving woes continue, as the rapper was arrested last night, after he was involved in a three-car collision involving a police cruiser Friday (April 15th). The multi-platinum rapper was driving on the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx, when he hit a car, which rammed a police crusier. DMX, born Earl Simmons, was charged… Read more »



Outkast, Sony BMG, Rosa Parks Settle Lawsuit

OutKast and Rosa Parks have finally settled a longstanding lawsuit stemming from Park’s objection to the rap duo using her name in a song title. While OutKast, Sony BMG Music Entertainment and two of the company’s units admitted no unlawful activity, the parties have agreed to work on projects "to enlighten today’s youth about the… Read more »



Harvard Cancels Snoop Show

Harvard University’s Undergraduate Council has cancelled a planned performance by Snoop Dogg next month, after local news reports suggested students objected to the rapper’s obscene lyrics. Some Harvard students reportedly opposed Snoop appearing at the prestigious Massachusetts university, according to local news channel NBC 3. The students mentioned lyrics from Snoop’s latest album Rhythm and… Read more »



It’s Official: Diddy’s With Warner

Sean “P. Diddy” Combs has formally entered his Bad Boy Records imprint into a 50/50 joint venture deal with Warner Music Group, the mogul announced today. Combs will be aligned with Warner’s Atlantic label. Under terms of the deal, Bad Boy will be able to utilize Atlantic’s marketing and promotion. “I am thrilled to be… Read more »



AHH Stray News: Ice Cube, Mariah Vs. 50, Nelly, Xzibit

Rapper Ice Cube was recently honored at the annual Butterfly Ball, a swank annual fundraiser for Chrysalis, an organization dedicated to the upliftment of economically disadvantaged people. Cube was honored along with 20th Century Fox TV president Dana Walden and Disney marketing executive Oren Aviv. "Normally I’m a little skeptical about this stuff,” Cube told… Read more »



D’Angelo Pleads Guilty

D’Angelo has reportedly pleaded guilty to marijuana possession and driving under the influence of alcohol Wednesday (April 13), charges stemming from a January traffic stop in Richmond, Virginia. The Virginia-born R&B singer, whose real name is Michael Eugene Archer, was fined $250 Wednesday (April 13) and ordered to a 90-day suspended jail term for the… Read more »



Zion I Embarks On World Tour

Oakland-based duo Zion I recently embarked on their first world tour in support of their new album, True & Livin‘, set for release a spring release. "We’ve performed around the world before, but we’ve never had our tour plans so synchronized," group member Zion said. "This record is on our newly formed label (Live Up… Read more »



Ol Dirty’s Widow Keeps DNA In Estate Battle

The widow of rapper Ol’ Dirty Bastard has saved DNA proof that the late rapper is the father of her three children. In a press conference yesterday, Icelene Jones, her kids and her lawyer appeared to proclaim that she was the “court appointed” representative of the rapper’s estate. Icelene Jones also charged that she and… Read more »



Russell Simmons Signs Run To New Label

This morning (April 13th) Russell Simmons formally announced his latest venture, Russell Simmons Music Group, and revealed that he’s signed his brother Reverend Run of the seminal group Run DMC. In addition to Run’s rock album, Simmons has also pulled R&B group Buddafly into his latest venture. The new imprint will be distributed by Island… Read more »