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‘SquareButt’ Burger King Hip-Hop Ad Under Fire

Fast food giant Burger King and Seattle, Washington rapper Sir-Mix-A-lot have come under fire for a Hip-Hop commercial featuring Nickelodeon character SpongeBob.   The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood is taking Burger King and Nickelodeon Television President Cyma Zarghami to task over the “SpongeBob SquareButt” commercial.   The spot features Sir-Mix-A-Lot reinterpreting his hit 1990… Read more »

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Bow Wow Retires – Again

Rapper Bow Wow has finally retired – again. The not-so-surprising announcement comes on the heels of a lackluster outing for his New Jack City II. “This is my last album because for me, there’s no more that needs to be done on the music side, I’ve done everything,” Bow told blog realtalkny.com. “And the scary… Read more »

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D-12 Rapper Proof Remembered

DeShaun Holton lived what many considered a good life.   A man who inspired a movement among Hip-Hop purists in his native Detroit, the man known as Proof gave much of himself in shining a light on up and coming lyricists in his hometown.   From forming the rap collective D-12 to helping mold Grammy-… Read more »

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Immortal Technique Returns From Afghanistan

Harlem rapper Immortal Technique, best known for his hugely influential underground albums Revolutionary V. 1, Revolutionary V.2 and The 3rd World, has just returned to the United States from a two week voyage to Afghanistan.   The rapper personally participated in opening of the Amin Institute.   The Amin Institute partnered with San Francisco’s OMEID… Read more »

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Judge Mathis Creates New Shooter Video Game

Popular court TV judge Greg Mathis has partnered with filmmaker Matty Rich to create the unique video game Mathis “Detroit” Street Judge.   Set to be available for the X-Box 360, Playstation 3, and PC, the third-person shooter will tell the fictional story of Detroit felon La-Ron Washington, who is trying to re-enter society with… Read more »

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New Young Buck Material On The Way

Former G-Unit standout Young Buck has announced his long-awaited return to Hip-Hop via a mixtape of all new material.   Following his public and bitter departure from G-Unit last April, Buck has focused on building up his Cashville Records imprint.   Additionally, he’s pursued business endeavors such as his very own watch and clothing lines…. Read more »

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