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Timbaland Denies 1st Quarter Shock Value 2 Release

Timbaland has confirmed that while there will be a follow-up to the platinum 2007 album Shock Value, fans should not expect the super producer’s third studio offering anytime soon.   In recent weeks, tracklistings and alleged song collaborations have littered the internet, prompting Timbaland to clarify the anticipated album’s current status.   “Man, I’m so… Read more »

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Jermaine Dupri Out As Island Urban President

AllHipHop.com has received an exclusive report that Atlanta-based producer Jermaine Dupri’s tenure as President of Island Records Urban Music has come to an end.A formal announcement of his departure from the position, which he has held for nearly two years, may come as early as Thursday (January 8).Speaking the condition of anonymity, a source close… Read more »

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Asher Roth Helps End Airplane Bomb Threat

Asher Roth made his first headline outside of music today (January 7), as the rookie sensation helped subdue a man claiming to have a bomb.The incident happened during an early morning, 230-passenger Delta flight from Atlanta to Los Angeles.Before the descent into LAX airport, a male flight attendant began screaming from the plane’s rear for… Read more »

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Dr. Jan Adams Sent To Prison For A Year

The controversial Los Angeles plastic surgeon who came under fire for his possible role in the death of rapper Kanye West’s mother Dr. Donda West, has been sentenced to a year-long prison term in California.Dr. Jan Adams will report to the Solano County jail in Vallejo, CA on February 6 to serve time for a… Read more »

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GM Cancels 50 Cent’s G8 Truck

General Motors Corporation has confirmed today (January 7) plans to cancel the Pontiac G8, a 50 Cent sponsored sport truck.   The two-door, six-foot bed vehicle was scheduled to debut in North America in 2010.   50 Cent first introduced the G8 sport truck last March at the New York International Auto Show.   In… Read more »

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Jeezy, T.I., Hip-Hop Inaugural Ball to Celebrate Barack Obama

Mogul Russell Simmons, Dr. Benjamin Chavis, Valeisha Butterfield and the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network (HSAN) have partnered with Heineken and Myspace Music to sponsor the Hip-Hop Inaugural Ball.   Simmons’ HSAN is hosting the star-studded black tie gala, in honor of President-elect Barack Obama’s historic inauguration.   Superstars T.I., Young Jeezy, and LL Cool J… Read more »

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