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Chris Brown May Cop A Plea In Assault Case

Chris Brown may be willing to cop a plea to a lesser assault charge in exchange for no jail time, according to sources with TMZ. With a legal team that has reportedly dissected Rihanna’s affidavit in detail, Brown appears to believe it is reasonable to agree to a misdemeanor plea rather than the current felony… Read more »

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Crunk Kings Biopic Sparks Lawsuit

The 2006 documentary and soundtrack Crunk Kings are the source of an ongoing legal dispute over alleged copyright and monetary misappropriations.   The suit was filed last Thursday (March 5) in Atlanta court by Mark Skeete of Skgrilla Entertainment.   An industry veteran of over 20 years, Skeete was once a member of the Hip-Hop… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: Kanye To Appear Live On American Idol

Hip-Hop star Kanye West will make a high profile appearance on American Idol on Wednesday (March 11). West and former American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson will perform live during Idol’s elimination show, where the Top 13 will battle for the American Idol crown. West, who has won 12 Grammy Awards, will perform “Heartless” from his… Read more »

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Rihanna Will Testify If Asked

Rihanna intends to testify in court if the Los Angeles DA calls her as a witness in her assault case involving Chris Brown, according to her lawyer. Donald Etra, counsel to Rihanna, said that she would comply with the legal requirements of her with authorities. Chris Brown, 19, was formally charged on Thursday with two… Read more »

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Former Eminem Producers Loses Royalty Lawsuit

Producers affiliated with rapper Eminem’s former production company, F.B.T. Productions LLC, were handed a unanimous defeat Friday (March 2) in its royalty lawsuit against Universal Music Group (UMG).   According to The Associated Press, a federal jury unanimously voted in favor of Universal and other defendants such as rapper/producer Dr. Dre’s Aftermath Records and its… Read more »

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Uncle Murda Convicted Of Identity Fraud

Rapper Uncle Murda has been convicted of attempting to use a fraudulent California identification card at Los Angeles International Airport, reports say. The New York rapper, real name Leonard Grant, pleaded “no contest” to one count of possession of a counterfeit ID, according to the Los Angeles Times. “It was a legitimate ID. But it… Read more »

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Coolio Arrested For Crack Possession

Authorities have confirmed that veteran rapper Coolio was arrested today (March 6) at LAX airport on charges of drug possession.   Coolio, real name Artis Levo Ivey, Jr, was set to board a Southwest flight to Tulsa, Oklahoma for a scheduled performance with Tone Loc and Shock G of Digital Underground.   After getting into… Read more »

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