Ice Cube To Star In New Comedy

Ice Cube has signed on to star in what is described as a road trip comedy, "Are We There Yet." Cube will star as a playboy bachelor named Nick, who is dating a single mother of two children who dislike the men that their mother dates. When Cube’s girlfriend is stuck working on New Year’s… Read more »



Eminem Wins At MTV Movie Awards

Eminem snagged two MTV Movie Awards on Saturday at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, for his performance in "8 Mile." Eminem took honors for best male performance and best breakthrough male performance for his role as "Rabbit" in the semi-autobiographical film. Because he was absent, Eminem pre-taped two messages for the crowd. "I heard… Read more »



Black Eyed Peas Take On Grueling Tour Schedule

The Black Eyed Peas are working hard to promote their newest endeavor, Elephunk, by hitting the road for a grueling tour. "We love going on the road and touring," group member will i. am said. "We’re always asking the record company, ‘What tours are we doing this summer this fall? School’s getting ready to start… Read more »



The Roots, Common,Kanye Unite With Cuban Rap

The Roots, Common, Tony Touch, Soul Live, J-Live, Kanye West and others plan to convene with several Cuban hip-hop artists in an effort to push cultural exchange at Harlem’s Apollo Theater. On June 9, the American artists will meld talents with Cuba’s finest like Doble Filo and Obsesion The cultural exchanges are hardly new, claims… Read more »



Hip-Hop Summit Going To Denver

Russell Simmons and his Hip-Hop Summit Action Network are poised to bring the next summit to Colorado, tentatively scheduled for this fall. The focus for the subsequent summit this fall will be “Youth and Empowerment,” as Benjamin Chavis, president of the HHSA, told the Denver Post, “It’s in the context of encouraging young people to… Read more »



A Tribe Called Quest Reunites

A Tribe Called Quest will hit the studio starting in July to start recording for their reunion album. According to Phife, the death of Jam Master Jay is the reason the group has reunited. "What really brought it to the forefront was the whole Jam Master Jay thing," Phife told "We just wanted to… Read more »



LL Cool J Seeking New Label

According to reports, LL Cool J, the first artist to release a record on Def Jam, is actively seeking a new home to release records, after his proposed $20 million dollar deal with Def Jam was shot down by executives. While the deal that LL sought didn’t happen, the rapper is still in negotiations with… Read more »



UPDATE: Ras Kass Surrendered

Ras Kass’ protégé Scipio has recanted an earlier account regarding the method by which his MC mentor came to be in the custody of the Las Vegas Metro Police Department over the Memorial Day weekend. “It turns out that the source that I received my information from was not accurate. Ras was not apprehended in… Read more »



Chino XL Preparing New Album

Rapper Chino XL is back in the studio, finishing up tracks for his highly anticipated album, Chino XL is Poison Pen. The album will feature tracks with Cuban Link and Gisele Jackson and feature production by Nick Wiz, newcomer Ghost, Fantom of the Beat, the brains behind 50 Cent and Lil Kim’s hit collaboration, "Magic… Read more »



Early Eminem Videotape Surfaces On Ebay

Fans of Eminem may have an opportunity to see the superstar before he rocketed to the heights of the entertainment business.An unknown former acquaintance of Eminem is auctioning off rare performances, studio performances, his first recording at Prince’s Paisley Park Studios and even Eminem picking his nose and eating his own boogers for a cool… Read more »



Skillz Headed To Interscope

After reports surfaced that MCA would be folded into Interscope Records because of MCA’s decline in sales over the past years, it seems that the transition is now underway. “I got the call and they said ‘you know everybody at Interscope is excited…I said, ‘Interscope? Why are people at Interscope excited about me?,” rapper Skillz… Read more »