Outkast Wins 2 Kids’ Choice Awards

Colorful rap group Outkast won two awards at Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards. The rap duo took home Best Song award for their hit "Hey Ya," as well as Best Group honors. "Thank you for inviting us to your award show,” Andre 3000 told the crowd, made up mostly of screaming kids. "We’re having a great… Read more »



Ying Yang Get Last Laugh

With their first hit single, “Whistle While You Twurk,” D-Roc and Kaine of The Ying Yang Twins began to make a name for themselves in Atlanta and the throughout the south. Since then, hits like “Say I YiYi,” “Naggin,” and “Get Low” have brought Ying Yang from regional to national success. “There’s such a big… Read more »



Blokhedz Hip-Hop Comic Makes Splash

Hip-Hop has a new way to express itself and this vehicle comes in the form of a new comic book called the Blokhedz. The comic book chronicles a teenage rapper named Blak who hopes to save his home from malevolent forces and also learn to manage his mystical power over words. The book is the… Read more »


Nelly Cancels Charity Event At Spelman

Spelman College, the Atlanta-based historically Black women’s college, forced Nelly to cancel a bone marrow drive on the school’s campus, because of the rapper’s portrayal of women. The event, which was through his 4 Sho Kids foundation, sponsored the drive and Nelly was set to appear on the campus today (April 2), but many female… Read more »



Ja Rule Signs To Star In New Flick

Ja Rule has signed on to star in the remake of the 1976 film “Assault On Precinct 13.”Ja will star as “Smiley,” opposite of Lawrence Fishburne and Ethan Hawke in the flick, which will be directed by Jean-Francois Richet.The movie centers around a mobster (Fishburne) who is locked away in Precinct 13, a police station… Read more »



Turk Has Charges Reduced, Surprise Witness Testifies

Rapper Tab “Turk” Virgil, former member of Cash Money’s Hot Boys, had murder charges against him reduced at a preliminary hearing.Virgil is being held on charges of attempted murder, after two officers were shot while raiding an apartment complex in Memphis, Tennessee.The charges against him have now been lowered from First Degree Attempted Murder to… Read more »



Def Jam and EA Preps “Vendetta 2”

EA Sports and Def Jam will partner to bring gaming enthusiasts a new Hip-Hop video game.Def Jam Vendetta II will feature more than 70 characters including more than 35 characters in Hip-Hop.Busta Rhymes, Carmen Electra, Lil’ Kim, Ludacris, Method Man, Redman, Sean Paul, Slick Rick, Snoop Dogg, and others will be featured in the game,… Read more »



Juvenile And James Prince Team Up

Rapper Juvenile is teaming with Rap-A-Lot CEO James Prince in a new joint venture to release new artists. Under the deal, Juve and J. Prince will release new music from Skip and Wacko as well as an album by the new group Partners N Crime. "This venture is a new way for me to experience… Read more »