Update: GZA Safe Rumor That He Is Missing False

Representatives at MCA have dispelled rumors that they haven’t been able to locate one of their marquee players – the GZA. "This is totally untrue, the GZA is doing fine promoting his new album and he is currently on tour," GZA’s publicist Valerie Lewis told "He has a show tonight in San Diego." The… Read more »



Mobb Deep Not Signed To Landspeed

Contrary to published reports, Mobb Deep has not signed to Landspeed, but the Boston based indie will distribute a new project, titled Free Agents: The Mix Tape. "You’ll get somebody like Landspeed saying that ‘we just signed Mobb Deep,’" Havok told "It will go down the chain and then we signed to Landspeed." "The… Read more »



Ghostface Killah, RZA, Named In Lawsuit

Ghostface Killah is being accused of ripping off a Bronx man’s music in Federal Court. Michael Artis filed a lawsuit against Ghostface in Federal District Court, Southern District of New York in September 2001, claiming that the song "Mighty Healthy," a cut on the Supreme Clientele album, was a complete rip off of his work…. Read more »



Black Eyed Pea’s Headline Children’s Benefit

This Friday (Dec 20), group Black Eyed Peas and Grassroots Productions will host their 4th Annual PeaPod Children’s Benefit concert. 100 percent of the proceeds will go to the children of Five Acres. The event, which will take place at the House Of Blues in Hollywood, California, will feature live performances from Black Eyed Peas,… Read more »



Charlotte Record Label BustBack Making Moves, a record label based out of Charlotte, North Carolina proudly announces the recruitment of power entertainment attorney, Maury R. Winkler to the fold of its independent operation. Headed by CEO, Gary Williams, is home to The Free Agentz, a talented team of emcees recently featured in XXL Magazine. Consisting of 55th, June Bug,… Read more »



Randy Allen Not A Suspect In JMJ Slaying, Man Wanted For Questioning Arrested

Jam Master Jay’s business partner and Rusty Waters rapper Randy “MDR” Allen has come forward to dispel the theory that he took part in an insurance scam that resulted in Jay’s death. “This is completely false. The NYPD has never considered me a suspect,” Allen told “I have nothing but love for Jay. It’s crazy that people would… Read more »



Nas Says ‘Hitler’ Quotes Taken Out Of Context

Recent reports have stated that Nas ‘looked up’ to Hitler, but the rapper has stated that the comments were taken completely out of context. “I hate Hitler, because he hated my people…but, as an enemy, if you don’t respect a smart, evil genius you are going down,” Nas told “Some people in the media… Read more »



IRS Raids Jermaine Dupri

Jermaine Dupri, the hit-making producer and CEO of SoSo Def Records who launched the careers of platinum selling artists such as Kris Kross , Lil Bow Wow and Da-Brat, was recently raided by the Internal Revenue Service. The IRS descended upon two of Dupri’s Atlanta homes, reportedly seizing cars, furniture, and computers. According to current… Read more »



Fat Joe To Introduce ‘Iced Out’ Rims

Rapper Fat Joe recently finalized a deal with Omega Luxury Wheels, making him the first rapper in history to launch what he described as "high end luxury rims. Named after his recently released album, "The Loyalty" rims for cars and trucks come in 20", 22", 24" and 26". Joe went one step further, making the… Read more »



‘Face Going Rock?

After stringing hip-hop fiends out with a 5-mic fix on his latest release, Scarface has plans to lace his next project with a different kind of dope—rock ‘n roll. The Def Jam South President is seriously contemplating forming his own rock band, ala’ Ice-T and his controversial outfit Body Count of the early to mid… Read more »