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Money B Questioned

Money B was one of the dozens of witnesses questioned by police and released without being charged, after record producer and cofounder of Ronlan Entertainment, Ronald Blackburn was shot and killed. Blackburn died outside the upscale Glas Kat Supper Club in San Francisco’s South of Market District. The incident occurred around 1:30 am, Thursday morning… Read more »

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Rawkus To Release Soundbombing

Rawkus Records is set to release the third installment of their Soundbombing series, this one coming with an all star line up of who’s who in Hip-Hop. Here are some of the people that are teaming up: Kweli & Dead Prez, Sporty Theivz & Shabaam Saadiq, Big Noyd & Prodigy and Q-Tip & Pharoah Monch…. Read more »

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DJ Uneek Opens Store

DJ Uneek has opened in new record store in South Central Los Angeles. The Music Zone is located on Vermont Ave and MLK Blvd. The Music Zone is going to stock the latest Underground Hip-Hop, Indie music, Reggae, and Latin Music, as well as vintage music, and custom made CD’s and Mix-Tapes. The store also… Read more »

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ABB Not Being Purchased By Rawkus

Abb Records head man Beni B gave us a call to inform us that Abb is not going to be purchased by Rawkus Records. The label is going strong with releases coming from Dilated Peoples, who are dropping the anticipated release, The Platform on CD’s and Cassettes May 23rd. In early May, Abb will be… Read more »

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Will Smith Invests In Whatshotnow.com

Will Smith can add Internet Investor to his business portfolio. The actor/rapper has joined Willam Shatner and Michael J. Fox as a backer of whatshotnow.com, a site that sells everything from CD’s and Playstations, to Soprano T-Shirts. The site is dedicated to Pop Culture, something that Smith knows very well. The site has announced it… Read more »

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Wu-Tang Skips Lawyer Bills

The Wu-Tang Clan has been hit with a lawsuit by ex Entertainment Attorney Edwin McPherson, saying that the group hasn’t paid their legal bill, to the tune of $35,000. McPherson says the group members approached him in February to defend them against charges from a woman who appeared in one of their videos. The woman… Read more »

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Big Pun Release Party Turned Out

Big Punisher’s album release party ended on a sour note lastTuesday, in The Bronx. Jimmy’s Cafe was packed with people there to celebrate the release of Pun’s album. Guest’s included Gangstarr, M.O.P., Fat Joe, Dr. Dre (Ed Lover’s Partner). According to sources close to Violator, Chris Lighty was the intended target, but he was not… Read more »

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Violater Gets Loud

Chris Lighty has ended his relationship with Lyor Cohen, the CEO of Def Jam, and has taken Violater Records/Management to Loud Records. After an 11 year relationship, it is rumored that Lighty was forced to leave Def Jam due to a lack of big releases, and that Def Jam opted to not renew his distribution… Read more »

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Violence At Cash Money/ Ruff Ryders Show

The Cash Money/Ruff Ryders tour has been shaken up. During a performance in The Fleet Center in Boston, three people were stabbed, one critically. One person was arrested, although police would not disclose the name. The fight broke out shortly after ten, and the 5,000 people on hand had no idea that is was taking… Read more »

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Wyclef Cancels South Carolina Show

Wyclef Jean has cancelled his March 24th concert at the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina, in support of the NAACP’s economic sanctions against the tourism industry in South Carolina. The sanctions, which were officially launched on January 1, 2000, are intended to impel the state to stop flying the Confederate battle flag atop… Read more »

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Snoop Dogg’s Bodyguard Busted

Snoop Dogg’s bodyguards were busted last week in New York City’s Kennedy Airport, when they tried to check their weapons in. According to the New York City Port Authority spokesman Steve Coleman, the three men did everything by the rules, and were very courteous. James Ice, Edward Hunter and James Archer, were not licensed to… Read more »

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Snoop Dogg Disses Suge

Snoop Dogg has launched an assault against the former label he was on, Death Row Records. No Limit bought his contract for an estimated $700,000, allowing him to head to Master P’s camp. Snoop has one album left under the Master P deal, which is scheduled to drop in the spring, titled The Last Meal…. Read more »

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Q-Tip Arrested

Qtip has been formally arrested and charged with breaking a mans jaw inside of The Virgin Megastore in New York City. The two apparently began arguing over an incident last summer, in which Q-Tip prevented the man from handing out demo tapes in front of the Hit Factory recording studio last summer. Miranda said that… Read more »

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Ice Cube Goes To Mars

Ice Cube is taking more steps to ensure his acting career is on the rise, this time signing on with blockbuster director John Carpenter, and his upcoming flick "Ghosts Of Mars". The movie will also star Hole front woman Courtney Love. The movie takes place 175 years in the future, in a dusty frontier mining… Read more »

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