Diddy Does Broadway Tonight

Sean "P. Diddy" Combs will make his Broadway stage debut tonight (March 29) to the public, as "Raisin in the Sun" kicks off at the Royale Theatre in New York. Combs and cast did their first official run through of the entire play last night. The previews, which start tonight, are open to the public…. Read more »



Missy Elliott’s “Pass That Dutch” Up For Six Awards

Missy Elliott’s video "Pass That Dutch" garnered six nominations for the 2004 Music Video Production Association (MVPA) Awards. Elliott will go head-to-head with Christina Aguilera’s "Fighter," which was also nominated six times. Elliott’s video is up for best choreography, best cinematography, best styling, best direction of a female artist, best art direction, best coloring and… Read more »



Ma$e Plotting Clean Return To Rap

Rapper turned pastor Mason "Ma$e" Betha is planning to return to his roots as a rapper. The Harlem World member, who experienced life changing success as a rapper left the business in 1999 to preach. Ma$e is in talks to reunite with his former manager Cudda Love, who also founded Fo’Reel Entertainment, the label that… Read more »



Common, Kanye Host Chicago Hip-Hop Summit

The Chicago Hip-Hop Summit took place Saturday (March 27) at the University of Illinois at Chicago Pavilion.Kanye West and Common hosted the event and Twista, Shawnna, Layzie Bone, Crooked I and others took part in a variety of discussions, ranging from police brutality, the surveillance of rap artists, the HIV/AIDS epidemic and other issues.”This was… Read more »



Dre Dumps Detox

What was speculated for months in AllHipHop’s rumor section has now become confirmed reality – Dr. Dre has abandoned his highly anticipated album Detox. Instead of rhyming on the mic, the pioneering artist will stay behind the boards and produce for his stable of artists. And, he explained his relief and reasoning in the new… Read more »



Delaware Students Serve As Rap Ambassadors Overseas

At one time, Bassline Entertainment was just a loose collective of children who spent their lunchtime banging on tables and freestyling rap lyrics. Now, however, the 10-person group (six boys, four girls) is spending a week in England serving as hip-hop ambassadors. At the invitation of a university in Sheffield, Bassline, which formed at Talley… Read more »



Diddy The Revolutionary?

On Friday, CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer had a candid interview with Sean “P.Diddy” Combs where the rap entrepreneur suggested that his recent wave of philanthropic work might lead him to being a revolutionary for African American/Civil Rights causes.  After being queried if he wanted to enter the world of politics, Diddy said, “There’s a lot… Read more »



Lil Scrappy Files $250 Million Dollar Lawsuit Against Orlando Police

Darryl "Lil Scrappy" Richardson has filed a $250 million dollar lawsuit against the Orlando, Florida police department, manager Tommy "Serious" Phillips confirmed with The lawsuit stems from the treatment that Scrappy and Phillips received after a concert at a local high school turned into chaos. The lawsuit names the Orlando Police Department and the… Read more »



Marriage In Jermaine Dupri’s Future

Jermaine Dupri announced that he intends to marry his love interest, Janet Jackson. The hip-hop mogul declared his love for Jackson on Ryan Seacrest’s syndicated Los Angeles radio show. "I want to marry her. I’m not going to mess this up. I would like to be with her forever," Dupri said. When the two take… Read more »