ODB’s Camp Denies Concert Footage Sale

Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s camp has vehemently refuted an eBay auction that claimed to have footage of the late rapper’s final concert before his death. ODB’s manager Jared Weisfeld said the eBay listing, which advertised a DVD with alleged footage of ODB, born Russell Jones, performing on stage under the influence of drugs, is completely fabricated…. Read more »



Freaky Zeeky Shooter Gets 30 Years To Life

Chauncey Dillon was sentenced to 30 years to life yesterday (Dec. 17) for allegedly assaulting Dip Set rapper Freaky Zeeky and murdering Zeeky’s friend during a shoot-out in Manhattan last year. The early morning shoot-out (April 24) allegedly began when a driver rear-ended Zeeky’s Jeep Cherokee, according to trial testimony. The drivers involved left their… Read more »



Akon Manager Gunned Down Preventing Capone Robbery

Robert “Screw” Montanez, road manager for R&B singer Akon was shot to death outside of a New Jersey bar on Wednesday (December 15th), after preventing a man from robbing rapper Capone of Capone-N-Noreaga of his jewelry. Montanez was with Akon and Capone at the Ringside Bar in Jersey City, New Jersey, taping a promotion featuring… Read more »



DMX Busted For Driving With A Suspended License

DMX was arrested and charged with driving violations, after police allegedly caught the rapper speeding and driving with a suspended license. On Wednesday, a New York State Trooper allegedly clocked DMX driving over 100 mph in a 65 mph zone while the rapper was traveling on Interstate 684 in Westchester County. DMX’s license had been… Read more »



Last Footage Of Ol’ Dirty Sells On Ebay

Footage of Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s final concert before his untimely death was recently sold on EBAY with a final selling price of $100,000, according to the Internet auction site. Approximately 30 to 40 minutes of ODB’s performance on November 11 at the Aggie Theater in Ft. Collins, Colorado was allegedly filmed two days before the… Read more »



Jae Millz Goes To Universal, Preps Album

For the last two years, Jae Millz has built-up a reputation for being one of the most sought-after New York battle rappers, but the 23-year-old rapper has signed with Universal Records in deal that will hopefully bring his dreams to life. Millz said the album in progress might not be the work that many are… Read more »



Lawyers For Rosa Parks, BMG, To Talk Settlement

Lawyers for Rosa Parks and representatives for BMG will finally come to the table in a settlement meeting scheduled to take place this month. According to Parks’ lawyer Gregory Reed, the settlement talks are aimed at ending a five-year-old dispute over Outkast’s hit song “Rosa Parks,” from their platinum 1998 album Aquemini. Parks sued Outkast’s… Read more »



Jermaine Dupri, Nelly Giving Back To Atlanta Children

Jermaine Dupri and Nelly will host “Atlanta’s Biggest Christmas Party,” tonight in Atlanta, Georgia. The event will take place at the Dunbar Recreation Center, where the celebrity rappers will hand out over 3,000 toys. “I feel that it’s a must we take care of our kids,” Dupri told “They see more bad stuff than… Read more »



Hip-Hop Dominating Emerging “Ringback” Business

Hip-Hop proved its popularity in the world of cell phones again, dominating the top-sellers on a new service being offered by T-Mobile called Caller Tunes. Caller Tunes is part of a new service being tested in the United States by major cell phone carriers. The “ringback” service allows customers to replace the ringing sounds callers… Read more »



Luda Bumps Jay-Z & Linkin Park

Ludacris has no problem going toe-to-toe with his new boss, Jay-Z – on the charts. Ludacris’ fourth album, Red Light District, sold an impressive 322,000 copies in its first week, bumping the newly appointed Def Jam president from the top slot on Billboard’s Top 200. After a week atop the charts, MTV Ultimate Mash-Ups Presents… Read more »



Fat Joe Gives To Bronx Grammar School

Rapper Fat Joe will get into the Christmas spirit next week and will give the gift of technology to the Bronx, New York grammar school that educated him. Fat Joe will donate 20 computers to PS 146 on December 21st. In addition to the computers, the rapper will donate money to refurnish and repaint the… Read more »



AHH Stray News: Styles P., Mos Def, Eminem, MC Eiht

Self-proclaimed gangster Styles P. of The Lox plans to exhibit a gentler, more conscious side by expanding his lyrical material for his upcoming sophomore album Time Is Money, the Yonkers-bred rapper announced. "This album, I didn’t want to be as street as I usually am," Styles told "Before, I was more wild. I’m trying… Read more »