N.E.R.D. Prepares To “Fly Or Die”

N.E.R.D., the alter ego group of production team The Neptunes, is preparing to release the follow up to their 2002 debut In Search Of…With group member Shae, Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo recorded Fly Or Die in Los Angeles, New York and their hometown of Virginia Beach, Virginia.The trio decided to drop former backup group… Read more »



B2K Signs Bizzy Bone

Pop boy band B2K has signed former Bone Thugs-n-Harmony Member Bizzy Bone to their new label, Super Fam Records.”We got a whole lot of artists. We bringing Bizzy Bone back,” said group member J-Boog.He also revealed that singer Ray J was actually signed to their label as an artist not as a member of B2K.Boog… Read more »



Teena Marie Prepares Cash Money Records Debut

R&B Legend Teena "Lady Tee" Marie is preparing to release her Cash Money Records debut, La Doña. The album is being released under Cash Money’s new imprint, Cash Money Classics. Mannie Fresh and Tina Marie handled the production chores for the first single, "Still In Love." The album also contains a reunion with soul legend… Read more »



Trina Single Finds Its Way To Radio

Copies of Trina’s "Leaving You" formerly known as "Big Ol’ D*ck" has been leaked to radio, despite it not being approved by her label, Atlantic. "We just have to run with it at this point," Trina told "People want to hear it, so we are going to get it out there while there is… Read more »



Ghettopoly Files Lawsuit Against Hasbro

The maker of Ghettopoly has filed a lawsuit against Hasbro Inc, claiming that he has penalized before it has been determined anything has been done wrong. Hasbro, which makes Monopoly, filed their lawsuit to stop the sales of Ghettopoly, claiming trademark and copyright infringement. Chang says the game is a parody of Hip-Hop culture and… Read more »



Lil Scrappy Show Turns Into Chaos

According to sources, a show featuring Lil Scrappy turned into chaos at an Orlando, Florida high school Sunday morning.Scrappy, an artist on Lil Jon’s BME Records and known for his hit “Head Bussa,” was performing at Dr. Phillips High School.Sources stated that the rapper was warned not to curse or take off his shirt during… Read more »



Andre 3000 Set To Play Jimi Hendrix

Andre 3000 of Outkast is in the final stages of negotiations to play legendary guitar player Jimmy Hendrix on the big screen. The flick is being directed by The Hughes Brothers, known for “Menace To Society,” “From Hell” and “American Pimp.” The flick will chronicle the legendary African-American guitar players rise to fame, from strumming… Read more »



Immortal Technique Prepares Third Album

Harlem-bred emcee Immortal Technique has begun to record his third independent album through his Viper Records, but he said that the album would be a departure from his politically charged albums Revolutionary Vol. 1 & 2. “Right now it’s in its early stages. I have like two tracks done. I don’t even have any guest… Read more »



Volvo Taps Hip-Hop Artists To Sell New Car

Volvo Cars of North America (VCNA) has tapped Hip-Hop music to help sell their latest automobile in a new advertising campaign. Starting in March, advertisements featuring the music of Dilated Peoples will be heard nationwide, promoting the new Volvo S40. LL Cool J handled the voice-overs, while music-video director Dave Meyers shot the commercials. "It’s… Read more »



Suge Knight Planning Magazine

According to sources, incarcerated rap mogul Suge Knight is planning to release his own magazine.Titled “Uncut,” Knight’s publication would be part Hip-Hop, part tabloid.”Suge wants to do it,” a source told “The only major obstacle is that there is a British publication by the same name, so a name change might happen.”Knight will emerge… Read more »