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M.I.A. Has Baby Boy

M.I.A. has given birth to a baby boy, a move ceremoniously announced by way of her MySpace blog. M.I.A.’s baby missed his due date on Sunday, which allowed the eccentric entertainer to perform “Swagger Like Us” at the Sunday Grammys with Kanye West, Jay-Z, T.I. and Lil Wayne. He eventually arrived on Wednesday. The child’s… Read more »

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Kid Cudi Tasered & Arrested At NBA All-Star Party

Rapper Kid Cudi has been involved in an altercation that has resulted in the Cleveland native being tasered and apprehended by authorities, according to multiple sources. Details are sketchy, but the rapper apparently was involved in a fight or altercation while at the Reebok party in Phoenix, Arizona. Much of the music industry is in… Read more »

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Diddy, Russell Simmons Win NAACP Image Awards

Sean “Diddy” Combs and pioneer mogul Russell Simmons were Hip-Hop’s biggest winners at the 2009 NAACP Image Awards.             The taped event was broadcast last night (February 12) from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.             Combs picked up Best Actor in a Television Movie honors for his work in the well-received, 2008 adaption of… Read more »

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BREAKING NEWS: Dipset’s King Tut Wanted For Attempted Murder

Dipset affiliate King Tut is a wanted man at large, after he allegedly stabbed a woman seven times in her Hackensack, New Jersey apartmentyesterday (February 12).The rapper and an associate were arrested early Wednesday morning(February 11) in Northern New Jersey, after police found a half-ounce of cocaine hidden inside of a teddy bear.Also recovered were… Read more »

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DJ Quik, Snoop and Teddy Riley Form Production Unit

Seeking to expand pool their talents together for the entire industry, West Coast producer/emcee DJ Quik has united with fellow veterans Snoop Dogg and Teddy Riley to create a super production team.   With records labels becoming reticent about spending money, Quik explains that many promising artists are struggling to get their music heard.  … Read more »

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Rihanna: Chris Brown Has Hit Her Before

Singer Rihanna charges that Chris Brown has attacked her in the past, claiming she was in an abusive relationship that progressively got worse.The incident, which allegedly occurred during over the Grammy weekend, apparently left the singer with swollen eyes, a cut lip, a bloody nose, contusions on the face and bite marks on her fingers… Read more »

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The Bomb Squad To Play Legendary Webster Hall

The seminal Bomb Squad production team will bring their influential sound to New York City’s famous Webster Hall on March 19.   Currently comprised of brothers Hank and Keith Shocklee, the original 5 member Bomb Squad is responsible for many of Hip-Hop culture’s most memorable songs and albums in the late 80s and early 90s…. Read more »

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