Fox Gives The OK To “Method & Red”

Fox Broadcasting gave the greenlight to 13 episodes of "Method & Red," a new comedy series starring Method Man and Redman. The story line is based on an idea by Method Man and stars the two as highly successful rappers that move into a predominately white suburban, gated neighborhood in New Jersey. The duo are… Read more »



Rev Run Giving $325K Rolls Royce New York Bishop

Tomorrow (March 19) former Run-DMC group member Run, now known as Reverend Run will honor Bishop E. Bernard Jordan for playing a part in bringing the rapper into the church. At 6:00 pm, at Zoe Ministries on 310 Riverside Drive & 103rd Street, Reverend Run and his wife Deaconess Justine Simmons, will present Bishop Jordan… Read more »



New Zealand Duo In Hot Water, Spent Govt. Money Learning Hip-Hop

Perhaps taking a cue from Jay-Z’s song “Money Ain’t A Thang,” two New Zealanders spent over $26,000 in government money on an expedition to learn more about hip-hop and rap music.But like Jigga’s “Money…” counterpart Jermaine Dupri, the duo are experiencing the consequences of “Ballin’ Out of Control.”A spokeswoman for the National Social Services has criticized the funding of the trip, which included… Read more »



Miami Police Chief Denies Watching Rappers

Despite admissions from his own officers, Miami Police Chief John Timoney has denied allegations that local police officers have the Hip-Hop industry under surveillance when in the city. "Under no circumstances will I tolerate people going out and taking surveillance of artists who are coming to this community," Timoney said at a press conference yesterday… Read more »



50 Cent Offered Invitation To Gay & Lesbian Award Show

After making anti-homosexual remarks in an April interview with Playboy magazine that raised eyebrows, rapper 50 Cent is being offered an invitation to attend The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation’s (GLAAD) 15th Annual Media Awards. "I ain’t into faggots," 50 Cent told Playboy in the most recent issue. "I don’t like gay people around… Read more »



Cypress Hill To Hit The Road With Blink 182

Rap group Cypress Hill will hit the road on a 16-date North American tour, with rock group Blink-182. The tour will support the release of their latest studio album, Til Death Do Us Part. The first single, "What’s Your Number?" is currently in rotation on radio. Fans of the group will get an added dose… Read more »



Stimuli Makes Leap To Mixtape Mondays

Stimuli, a popular unsigned lyricist, is one of the next featured artists on MTV’s “Mixtape Mondays,” a high achievement for an emcee still being scouted by the majors. The show airs tonight at 7:30 p.m. (EST) on the music station. Stimuli told that he was excited and honored to be included in this week’s… Read more »



Chuck D. To Host “Unfiltered” Radio Show

Chuck D. will host his own talk radio show that will be featured on upstart radio network Air America Radio. The network will launch on various radio stations in four different markets across the United States on March 31. Chuck D. will appear on "Unfiltered" which will be broadcast during the midmorning, from 9:00am-12:00pm. "Unfiltered"… Read more »