Fubu Records Signs Deal With Koch

Fubu Records has entered into an exclusive distribution deal with Koch Records. Based in New York City, Fubu Records is a division of FB Entertainment, which is a division of FUBU the Collection, the popular global sportswear brand. FUBU Records launched its debut release in 2001 with The Goodlife, a compilation album of multi-platinum artist… Read more »



Master P Set To Release Magic

Master P‘s New No Limit is preparing to release the third album from New Orlean’s based rapper, Magic. Magic’s White Eyes is scheduled for a September 9th release. The last full album Magic released was 1999’s Thuggin, which featured the original version of P’s recent hit, "Wobble Wobble." The first single from the album will… Read more »



Irv Gotti: About To Sign Nas & More

Irv Gotti said he is close to bringing Nas to his Murder Inc. label, to lend him support in his ongoing feud with Jay-Z. After a show at the Tweeter Center in Boston. ”I told (Nas) it would’ve been much better thing if he’d have been with us,” Gotti told The Boston Globe. ”I believe… Read more »



Ice-T A No Show

Ice-T failed to show up for a performance in El Paso, Texas according to promoters. Ice was scheduled to perform at 7:00 p.m. and the show was cancelled at 9:45 p.m. About several hundred disappointed fans filed out of the El Paso County Coliseum very upset, but left without incident. Promoters had no reason why… Read more »



Run-DMC: New LP, World Tour

Run-DMC is preparing to release their follow up to 2001’s Crown Royal. The untitled LP is being released next year to commemorate the influential group’s twenty year anniversary. "Like Jam Master Jay said, we keep it raw and real. That’s why we’ve lasted so long in this business, nobody really does what we do," DMC… Read more »



Zab Judah/Suge Knight? Update

Boxer Zab Judah recently dispelled rumors that his career was going to managed by Suge Knight. "No. It’s not true." Judah, 25, told Zudah, who recently lost his first match to WBC/WBA Junior Welterweight champion Kostya Tszyu, is currently managed by veterans Shelly Finkel and Lou Duva. Judah caused controversy after his first loss…. Read more »



LL Cool J: Don’t Call It A Comeback

LL Cool J will perform at the Hot Wheels Cool Nights festival in Pontiac Michigan, Saturday (June 29). "It’s been five years since the last time I came back to the Detroit area, but nothing’s changed," LL told the Detroit Free Press. "I’m very excited to be coming back here and I’m definitely prepared to… Read more »



Dame Dash To Retire, Says He Stopped Nas

Dame Dash, CEO of Roc-A-Fella Records said that he was going into semi retirement at Freeway’s listening party in New York City yesterday (June 27), and would pass his duties to Beanie Sigel and Cam’ron, making the latter a Vice President due to his business acumen. "When Jay was first out, I was in everything,"… Read more »



Nas Walks Doesn’t Do Hot 97’s Summer Jam

Nas walked out on NY’s annual Hot 97 Summer Jam concert yesterday (June 26), claiming that the station officials would not let him perform his Jay-Z diss record, "Ether." They support everything he does," Nas said on rival Power 105. "When Nas, godson, disses him back, they team up with the evil. A whole evil… Read more »



Outkast Win Big, Snoop And Suge Beef At BET Awards

Hip-Hop represented at the second annual BET Awards yesterday in Los Angeles. Hosted by Steve Harvey and Cedrick The Entertainer at Hollywood’s Kodak Theater, the Awards show honored African-American’s in music, film and sports categories. The awards are voted by label executives, media and fans. Outkast won the award for Best Music Group, Ja-Rule snagged… Read more »



Update: Khujo Of Goodie Mob In Car Accident

Update: Goodie Mob member Khujo was involved in a serious car accident Tuesday, June 25. According to sources, Khujo fell asleep at the wheel as he was returning home from the recording studio. Despite intitial reports that Khujo lost both legs from Dungeon family management, Khujo lost his right leg to his knee cap and… Read more »



Kurupt Heads Down Under For West Coast Tour

Kurupt will head down under to Australia to headline the WestCoast Block Party, which is being described as a mini "Up In Smoke Tour." Kurupt, who recently joined Suge Knight at Tha Row, will take to the stage with his younger brother Roscoe. Roscoe is also preparing to release his album, Young Roscoe, which is… Read more »



Chuck D. Gets Down With ESPN

Chuck D. recently composed a rap themed jingle for ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball. Recorded with Public Enemy associate Gary "G Wiz." The intro theme has already drawn praise from Sunday Night Baseball broadcasters Jon Miller and Joe Morgan. "I know baseball, so my whole thing is to make a lot of metaphors, don’t go too… Read more »