Ice T To Host New Car Racing Television Show

Ice-T will host a new television show based on the newly formed auto race league, Bad Azz Drivers (B.A.D.). "Ali" executive producer Lee Caplin, racing legend Jay Penske, television producer Andre Jetmir and advertising executive Peter Stranger, have described the show as the WWF of the auto racing world. The events will be hosted on… Read more »



LL Cool J Re-Signs With Def Jam

Veteran rapper LL Cool J has re-signed with Def Jam Records, it was announced today by Def Jam Founder Russell Simmons and Chairman Lyor Cohen. LL, who has been with the label since it was founded by Rick Rubin and Simmons in the early 80’s, had been shopping other deals asking for a purported $20… Read more »



Documentary On Too Short’s Life On The Way

"Life I$," a documentary on the life of rapper Too Short will be released this month. The documentary is Executive produced by former Tony! Toni! Tone! member D’wayne Wiggins and is being released on his Grass Roots Entertainment imprint. "Life I$ examines Too Short’s early life in Oakland, his rise to fame, his twenty years… Read more »



Rapper Vishiss Releases New Single

Detroit native, rapper and former star of the canceled UPN show "Platinum," Vishiss recently released a new 12 inch single on his own indie record label, Spit Records. Vishiss, who was introduced to a national audience as VersIS on the television show, explains that he was a rapper long before the television show, falling in… Read more »



Trick Daddy Concert Moved, Organizers Claim Racism

A concert featuring Trick Daddy and Khia was moved from a remote area of Suwannee County, Florida to Gainesville on Saturday, prompting organizers to cry racism. The concert was scheduled to take place at The Sugar Shack, but was halted when Suwannee County sheriff officials served the owner with an injunction to cancel the event,… Read more »



Beanie Sigel Out On Bail

On Saturday, Dwight “Beanie Sigel” Grant, was released from jail after posting bail. Police claim Grant shot and injured Terrence Speller after the two men argued outside a bar in Philadelphia. These latest allegations against Grant, which Grant’s attorney, Fortunato Perri Jr., says his client is denying, add to a list of run-ins with the… Read more »



Beanie Sigel Charged With Attempted Murder

Beanie Sigel is in police custody and was charged with attempted murder today, for a shooting that occurred outside of a bar in West Philadelphia earlier in the week. Sigel turned himself in to authorities after the Roc The Mic concert at the Tweeder center in Camden New Jersey, in connection with the shooting of… Read more »



Barry White Passes At The Age Of 58

R&B legend and crooner Barry White died on Friday at the age of 58. White suffered from years of high blood pressure, which ultimately led to kidney failure. White passed away yesterday morning around 9:30 a.m. at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, according to White’s manager, Ned Shankman. White’s influence on hip-hop is strong, as his music… Read more »