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P. Miller, Romeo, and Walmart Sponsor Living the Dream Telethon

Hip-Hop entrepreneur P. Miller and son Romeo have joined with Walmart to give financial support to the community-centered Living Dream Telethon.   Founded by social activists Ladell Beamon and Percy Townes, the Living the Dream Telethon focuses on bringing mainstream awareness to the poverty, crime, and subpar education of Memphis’ inner-city children.   Through his… Read more »

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Nate Mathers Busted For DUI

Eminem’s rapping brother Nate Mathers was arrested early yesterday morning in a Detroit suburb and charged with drunken driving.   According to the Associated Press, Nate Mathers, who raps under the alias Nate Kane, was stopped by police when he failed to yield for an ambulance.   He failed a sobriety test, which revealed that… Read more »

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Biopic on German Rapper Bushido Headed to Big Screen

The rise of controversial German rap star Bushido will be explored in an upcoming biopic on the entertainer.   The film, titled Bushido, will be helmed by director Uli Edel and producer Bernd Eichinger.   Bushido marks the latest collaboration between the pair, who last worked together on the Oscar-nominated terrorism drama, The Baader Meinhof… Read more »

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Charges Against Nate Dogg Dropped Due To Health

Prosecutors have agreed to dismiss a criminal case against hook specialist Nate Dogg, who last year was charged with stalking and threatening his ex-wife.   Nate Dogg, real name Nathaniel Dwayne Hale, was arrested in July 2008 for allegedly stalking and making criminal threats against his estranged spouse by sending threatening emails and chasing the… Read more »

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Scott Storch Arrested For Grand Theft Auto In Miami

Producer Scott Storch has been arrested for grand theft auto in Miami for violating the lease terms of a 2004 Bentley. The troubled entertainer posted bail shortly after he was apprehended. Storch was arrested on Friday after authorities maintained he failed to return the Bentley when it was supposed to go back to the owner… Read more »

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Kid Cudi Inks Deal With Motown; Launching New Label

Cleveland, Ohio native Kid Cudi has put to rest any retirement rumors with a new record deal and upcoming record label via a recently inked deal with Universal/Motown.   Universal/Motown President Sylvia Rhone revealed that Kid Cudi’s upcoming debut album Man on the Moon: The Guardian will be released through his label Dream On, in… Read more »

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Plies’ Brother Comes Home From Jail

Plies has welcomed his brother home after a three-year bid in a Florida jail. Ronell “Big Gates” Levatte left a correctional facility on April 9 and was reunited with his younger brother and loved ones. “I thank everybody that continued to support not only me, but my situation. I thank everybody that continued to pray… Read more »

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Sha Money XL Introduces Mobile Beat Battle

Music industry executive Sha Money Xl has announced the inclusion of a Mobile Beat Battle during its 3rd Annual One Stop Shop Producer Conference.   A number of Hip-Hop producers – including super-producer Timbaland – have been quietly setting trends by producing full tracks utilizing various applications on their mobile phones.   Extremely advanced production… Read more »

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