Lil Flip Responds To TI

Houston rapper Lil Flip has issued a detailed statement to rebuke TI’s comments against him during a concert in Atlanta, Georgia.During his performance, TI dissed the Houston, Texas lyricist and showed pictures of him in a green leprechaun outfit, often seen on his first album. Flip, who was scheduled to go on as the headliner,… Read more »



Lawsuit Claims Hammer Used Trust To Hide Assets

Rapper Hammer was hit with a lawsuit earlier this month due to allegations that he placed his residence in a trust fund to avoid collection of a debt. A lawsuit filed by Newstyle Media, based in Anaheim Hills, California, claims that hammer used his Stanley Burrell Irrevocable Children’s Trust fund to hide ownership of his… Read more »



TI In Hot Water For Shooting Video In Jail

Rapper TI is in hot water, after an inmate escaped from the Fulton County Jail as he shot an unauthorized video.Yesterday, Cara Williams escaped through a door used by prison employees disguised in medical scrubs.Williams was apprehended six hours later and prison officials said her escape had nothing to do with the video shoot.Still, authorities… Read more »



Paris Hilton Working With Lil Jon

Paris Hilton, heiress to the billion dollar Hilton Hotel fortune and star of the hit television show “The Simple Life,” is working on an album with Lil Jon.”We met at the MTV Movie Awards where we were hosting pre-show,” Lil Jon told “We talked about me doing some s*t on her album and so… Read more »



Dougie, Lyte Spark Teen Dialogue At NHHPC

“Don’t come here because you like hip-hip,” Deputy Mayor of Newark Ras Baraka told the crowd of teens gathered inside the gym at Essex County College. “Come here because there’s real things going on in the community.” Baraka, along with hip-hop legend Doug E. Fresh, rapper MC Lyte and others, including “America’s Next Top Model”… Read more »



Kim Mathers Busted In Hotel

Eminem’s ex-wife Kimberly Mathers was arrested in an Ann Arbor, Michigan hotel, two months after a felony warrant was issued when she failed to return to a drug treatment facilty.Mathers pleaded guilty to cocaine possession in January. She was sentenced to 30 days in a county jail and ordered to attend in-patient drug treatment for… Read more »



Rap Stars Celebrate ‘Pac’s Birthday

Despite what was perceived as a bi-coastal rap war, the East Coast had love for Tupac and it continues today, as a star-studded group will celebrate the hip-hop martyr’s 33rd birthday. The party takes place at The Coral Room in New York on 512 West 29th Street. Appearances include Chuck D of Public Enemy, The… Read more »



Snoop, Slim Thug Sign With Star Trak

Snoop Dogg and Slim Thug have inked deals with Star Trak, the label owned by multi-platinum producers the Neptunes. Snoop will drop an untitled solo album before the year is over. The two albums come on the heels of Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo taking their burgeoning empire from Arista and hopping over to Universal,… Read more »



Flavor Flav Stars In ‘Surreal Life’

Continuing their tradition of pitting rappers against other celebrities, creators of "The Surreal Life" have announced the cast of the third season, which includes Public Enemy member Flavor Flav. Flavor will join an all new cast that includes Dave Coulier (Full House), Brigitte Nielsen (Red Sonja), Ryan Starr (American Idol), Jordan Knight (New Kids On… Read more »



C-Murder Second Murder Trial Set For September

Corey "C-Murder" Miller is about to go through it again. A judge in Gretna, Louisiana set a date for the second murder trial for the rapper for September 12, 2005. Miller was convicted last September for the shooting death of 16-year-old Steve Thomas, 16, in 2002. He was never sentenced due to allegations that the… Read more »