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Keith Murray Involved In Serious Car Accident

Keith Murray was involved in a serious car accident this morning (Feb. 27) in Durham, North Carolina. Murray, his entourage and his group, Legions of Doom were traveling in a van that struck a highway railing. The van flipped and crashed into six cars, already piled up from an earlier crash. Investigators are seeking to… Read more »

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David Banner Inks $10 Million Dollar Deal With SRC

Platinum producer (Trick Daddy, Pastor Troy, Snoop Dogg, Lil Flip, etc) and rapper from Jackson, Mississippi, David Banner, inked a $10 million dollar deal with the Steve Rifkind Company/Universal Records Group this week. After a bidding war with a variety of labels, Banner chose SRC. "Rifkind has an incredible track record and is a marketing… Read more »

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Study: Rap Videos Effecting Young Girls

According to a new study, African American girls who spend more time watching rap videos than their peers are more likely to hit a teacher, have more than one sex partner, pick up an STD or be arrested. Dr. Edward W. Hook III of the University of Alabama in Birmingham monitored the behavior of 522… Read more »

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Cam’Ron Associates Charged In Fire Fight

According to published reports, authorities claim that a shooting that took place on rapper Cam’Ron’s tour bus as the rapper and his crew, The Diplomats, were traveling early morning Wed. While in Boston, the group was touring in support of their upcoming CD, Diplomatic Immunity. Investigating authorities claim the gunfire came from a tour bus… Read more »

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Jay-Z Squashes Beyonce Rumors

Rapper Jay-Z has commented on the various rumors floating around about his relationship with Destiny’s Child lead singer, Beyonce Knowles. The rapper squashed rumors that they were on the verge of getting married. "I used to see her all the time. We are not engaged by the way. We’re just cool. We’re just friends," Jigga… Read more »

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Baby And Karl Kani Launch Clothing Line

Bryan "Baby" Williams and Karl Kani have teamed up to create a new line of urban street wear. Life Clothing will release denims, T-shirts and other clothing with mink and 14 karat gold threading in the clothes. “Karl Kani’s clothes speak like our music does," Baby said. "He combines street with bling in the same… Read more »

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P. Diddy Wants Justin’s In Detroit

New York reps for Sean ‘P.Diddy’ Combs recently announced that Detroit is a likely location for the next Justin’s restaurant. The chain is owned by the entrepreneur and named after his firstborn son. Justin’s, named after Comb’s oldest son, offers it’s patrons soul and Caribbean food in a relaxed atmosphere full of music. Detroit would… Read more »

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Suge Knight Gets Jail Release

Tha Row’s commander-in-chief Suge Knight was released from a California state prison after serving 61 days for alleged parole violations. In lieu of further jail time, the rap magnate was ordered to perform 200 hours of anti-gang community service. The court could have pushed for the CEO to serve up to a year in jail… Read more »

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Cypress Hll Pay Tribute To Peter Tosh

Cypress Hill will take part in a new tribute album to Peter Tosh. Tosh was a founding member of The Wailers, which included Bob Marley and Bunny Wailer. Tosh left the group in 1973 for a solo career. He was shot to death in his Jamaica home in 1987. Cypress Hill will re-work Tosh’s "Legalize… Read more »

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Irv Gotti’s Brother Shot

Authorities are investigating a shooting that left Irv Gotti’s older brother and Murder Inc. employee Christopher Lorenzo, wounded in a courtyard near Murder Inc.’s 49th st. office in New York. Lorenzo, who has adopted the same mafia inspired surname as his younger brother, was shot in in his left leg. He was taken to Bellevue… Read more »

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Busta’s SUV Shot Up In Front Of Violator

Busta Rhymes almost skipped the Clive Davis’ infamous pre-Grammy Awards party, after a drive-by shooting that left his new SUV with bullet holes. A gunman shot the vehicle six times on the passenger side of Busta’s GMC Suburban Friday night, according to the New York Daily News. The shooting took place in front of Violator… Read more »

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Eminem, Nelly, Outkast & Killer Mike Win Grammy’s

After being absent from New York for four years, The 45th annual Grammy’s show stealing moments went to Norah Jones, not the many rappers that were nominated for awards. Norah Jones, daughter of famed musician Ravi Shankar, took home seven awards, topping Eminem and Ashanti for Best Album Of The Year. Jones made history by… Read more »

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Jay-Z Happy Making History

Jay-Z will be the first rapper to perform on pay channel Showtime tonight (Feb.22) during a pre-fight concert before Mike Tyson fights Clifford Etienne and several acts will join him. It has been announced that Missy Elliot, M.O.P., Beanie Sigel, Freeway and Memphis Bleek will be among the performers to make appearances during the rapper’s… Read more »

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