Black Eyed Peas Fight Punk’d Prank

A prank from the MTV show “Punk’d” has reportedly gone wrong when host Ashton Kutcher and crew attempted to trick Black Eyed Peas into a fake arrest. According to published reports, the BEP entourage began fighting with the shows fake cops after the attempted apprehension within a sex brothel. Neither Kutcher nor show producers anticipated… Read more »



Diddy’s Broadway Debut A Financial Success

Sean "P. Diddy" Combs’ Broadway performance in the play "Raisin in the Sun" has garnered praises from critics & has become a financial success. Advanced ticket sales for the play have already exceeded $2.5 million dollars. Combs stars opposite Sanaa Lathan, Phylicia Rashad & Audra McDonald and plays the role of "Walter Lee Younger," a… Read more »



The Streets Are Hollerin’ Peace

In 1988, the movie "Colors" brought to the screen, Hollywood’s depiction of the ravenous violence, that over the previous decade, had overtaken LA streets due to the war between the Crips and Bloods. Even West Coast Hip-Hop music of the day from Ice T’s "6 in the Morning, to NWA’s "Straight Out of Compton," glorified… Read more »



Dirty States of America Documentary Chronicles Southern Hip-Hop

Lyricist Lounge and Image Entertainment will present the "Dirty States of America," a documentary of Southern Hip-Hop, accompanied by a soundtrack of the same name. The film examines several different styles of Hip-Hop, including Crunk, Bounce, Booty and the innovative Screwed style. Scarface, David Banner, 8Ball, Goodie Mob, Lil Jon, Petey Pablo, Trick Daddy and… Read more »



C. Delores Tucker Loses Another Lawsuit

C. DeLores Tucker lost another libel lawsuit yesterday (April 28) after claming two newspapers had falsely reported on her dispute with the estate of Tupac Shakur. Tucker sued Shakur’s estate over the song "How Do You Want It," in which Shakur rhymed Tucker’s last name and called her a "motherf*cker." The 1997 lawsuit claimed that… Read more »



MC Breed Inks Deal, Preps New Album

Flint, Michigan rapper MC Breed has inked a deal with Urban Muzic Zone Records and is preparing a new untitled album. MC Breed has released almost an album a year since his 1991 debut Aint No Future in Yo Frontin and the new album will be his first since 2001’s 2 for the Show. "UMZ… Read more »



Irv Gotti To Be Indicted

Irv Gotti is set to be indicted by federal prosecutors in New York for charges involving million dollar tax schemes sources stated. The charges, which will be made public this week, are expected to be the first in a series of charges levied at the CEO of The Inc. (formerly Murder Inc.) and his "childhood… Read more »



Judge Declares Mistrial For Beanie Sigel

A mistrial was declared today in the case of Roc-A-Fella rapper Beanie Sigel. The jury deliberated for a week but was unable to reach a verdict on any of the charges against him. Sigel was facing 20 to 40 years in prison if convicted of shooting a man outside of a bar in 2003. Terrance… Read more »



Marvel Enterprises Launching Urban Clothing Line

Marvel Enterprises has inked a deal with AST Sportswear and will produce an urban streetwear line of clothing that features several characters from the Marvel Universe. AST, which makes the Source Clothing and World Wrestling Entertainment lines, will be released to specialty clothing boutiques this month. "Marvel is quite simply one of the premiere entertainment… Read more »