The Ladies Clean Up At Spades Tourney

Radio/television celebrity Ms. Info and Kim Osorio, former Editor-In-Chief of The Source, managed to emerge victorious in the highly touted celebrity spades tournament that took place at club Strata yesterday in New York City.  The ladies faced fierce competition in stars like Joe Budden, MTV’s Sway & partner Rich Nice, Bad Boy’s Babs Bunny, champion… Read more »



Nelly’s Pimp Juice Announces Scholarship Winners

Nelly and Fillmore Street Brewery, the company that manufactures Pimp Juice, have announced the winners of the "Pimp Juice Scholars Program" contest, which rewarded two students with a $5000 scholarship. Bryan Hughes of Howard University and Joyce Jackson of St. Louis University were awarded the scholarships based on their academic and extracurricular work.The two winners will… Read more »



Jermaine Dupri Producing Atlanta Concert

Atlanta’s Music Midtown festival has enlisted rapper/producer Jermaine Dupri to produce their summer concert and has announced the initial line-up for its 2005 Music Midtown Urban Music Stage. The festival takes place from June 10-12 near the Atlanta Civic Center and will feature more than 100 musical acts. Dupri, the newly appointed President of Virgin… Read more »



Fat Joe And Roy Jones Settle Differences

Fat Joe and world class boxer Roy Jones, Jr. have reportedly settled their differences stemming from a lyric on Ja Rule’s hit record, “New York.” In a previous interview, Jones expressed his feelings about the rapper’s lyric that stated “even Roy Jones was forced to lean back.” “It’s just that me and Joe were cooler… Read more »



Celebrities Play Spades For Charity

Power Moves Inc. has announced a star studded line up of guests for "Deal Me In: 1st Annual Celebrity Spades Tournament,” which takes place tonight (April 6) at Strata in New York City. The event will feature 32 celebrities participating in a charity spades tournament to raise money that will be donated to their favorite… Read more »



Prince Paul Teaches The Art Of Picking Up Women

Prince Paul is known for going against Hip-Hop’s collective grain and a new CD/DVD highlights his nonconformist mind state. Paul and company have recently released “The Dix: The Art Of Picking Up Women.” The set is a fictional journey of a soul singing group that eventually destroys itself for a variety of reasons. Through a… Read more »



D/R Period Releasing Mixtape/DVD/Magazine

Producer D/R Period, known for creating street anthems for the likes of M.O.P., Cam’ron and Jay-Z has announced the release of a compilation in which he has combined a DVD, mixtape and a magazine creating what he calls “Quarantine.” The movie features rapper Queen Pen, Storm P and Vex from the hit show “The Wire”… Read more »



Pharrell Williams Launches Ice Cream Skateboarding Team

Pharrell Williams recently launched The Ice Cream skate team, lead by professional skateboarder Terry Kennedy. According to an article published on, a sister site to television network ESPN that covers extreme sports, Williams snagged five amateurs who will tour the country for seven months with Kennedy. The team will scout talent and film tricks… Read more »



Capone Releasing Debut Solo Album

Rapper Capone of group Capone-N-Noreaga is preparing to drop his first official solo effort, Pain, Time and Glory. The Queens, New York native recently inked a deal with Koch to drop his highly anticipated debut, which boasts cameo appearances from Scarface, Fat Joe, C-Murder, Peedi Crakk, Raekwon and others. Capone, who recently received national attention… Read more »



Producer Diamond Details New Album

It’s been almost a decade since legendary Bronx producer/MC Diamond has released an album on a label. His debut, Stunts, Blunts, & Hip-Hop is considered by many as one of the finest records ever released. Last year, he dropped some classic unreleased material, as well as new work on Grown Man Talk. Now, he is… Read more »



Fight Shuts Down Kanye West Autograph Signing Event

A fight between a patron and a security guard ended a Kanye West autograph signing session in Fresno, California yesterday. West’s autograph signing attracted thousands of people, who showed up at the launch of FTK, a new clothing store that recently launched in the area. According to the Fresno Bee, witnesses said a man attempted… Read more »



Ludacris, Will Smith To Headline MTV African Concert

Ludacris and Will Smith will headline a concert for celebrating the launch of MTV Network’s 100th channel, MTV base, the network’s first pan-African music channel. The open-air concert will take place on April 20, 2005 in Johannesburg, South Africa, in front of over 10,000 fans. "Combining the celebration of MTV Networks’ 1st local African channel… Read more »