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GQ Names Andre 3000 One Of Best New American Designers

Outkast’s Andre 3000 continues to receive accolades in his endeavors outside of the Hip-Hop realm. The rapper-turned-actor and much more has been heralded by GQ Magazine as one of the Best New Designers in America for his prep-inspired men’s line Benjamin Bixby.As part of GQ’s third annual search, Dre, born Andre Benjamin, was selected alongside… Read more »

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Joaquin Phoenix Underwhelms in Hip-Hop Debut

Joaquin Phoenix’s dream of becoming a legitimate Hip-Hop artist took a hit last Friday (January 16), as the acclaimed actor delivered an abysmal set in his first ever music performance.   Eyewitness reports allege that Phoenix immediately unraveled on stage due to the lateness of brother in-law and director Casey Affleck, who was on hand… Read more »

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Max B., Attorney Talk Murder Case; Thanks Jim Jones For Bail

Harlem rapper Max B and his attorney Gerald Saluti have released a videotaped statement [watch the video HERE] in which Saluti offers previously unreleased details about an ongoing New Jersey murder trial, in which his client has been implicated.   The statement comes one week after the rapper’s ex-girlfriend and co-defendant pleaded guilty to lesser… Read more »

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Houston to Host 5th Annual HBCU Film Festival

The J.D. Tucker Foundation and the Guess Firm are set to sponsor the 5th Annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities Film Festival next month in Houston.   John “Dr. Teeth” Tucker founder the J.D. Tucker Foundation and the festival, created the event as a platform to empower under serviced film and communication majors at HBCU’s…. Read more »

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Rapper David Banner To Entertain Troops In Persian Gulf

Jackson, Mississippi native David Banner will head overseas as part of an upcoming (United Service Organization (USO) Tour.   Banner will visit the Persian Gulf during the week-long excursion, which will visit a number of military posts.   “There’s nothing I enjoy more than giving back and expressing my thanks to those serving our nation,”… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: First Slaughterhouse Show Receives Live Web Broadcast

Promising Hip-Hop group Slaughterhouse will mark their first ever live performance on January 22 at S.O.B.’s (www.sobs.com) in New York City. Founding member Joe Budden has confirmed he will perform tracks from his back catalogue, including songs from his recent digital only album Halfway House. The supergroup consists of Royce da 5’9, Joe Budden, Joell… Read more »

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Slip-N-Slide Records Unveils New 4 Star Recording Studio

Miami-based label Slip-N-Slide Records is launching the New Year with a new high-tech facility, 4 Star Recording Studio.   The South Beach-based studio, nicknamed “Home of the Hits,” will serve as the location for pre-production and post-production of music from established singers, songwriters and producers.   Although the Home of the Hits has been used… Read more »

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Gravy Due in Court for Domestic Violence

Notorious star and rapper Gravy is due to answer criminal charges stemming from an alleged domestic violence incident last year.   On September 14, 2008, Gravy (Jamal Woolard) was arrested and charged with misdemeanor assault, menacing, and harassment of his spouse Trina Younger.   In the police report, Younger alleges the confrontation began after Woolard… Read more »

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