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Cold Crush Brother Kay Gee Inks New Label Deal

Kay Gee of the legendary Cold Crush Brothers has confirmed today (October 8) the signing of an imprint deal with Jake Records for his growing production company, Killer Grooves.   Jake Records, an independent, Seattle-based label that also represents Digital Underground, will distribute all of Kay Gee’s upcoming Killer Grooves’ projects, which includes a summer… Read more »

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QD3 Producing Rhythm Based Game ‘Scratch’

QD3 Entertainment is developing a new rhythm game titled “Scratch: The Ultimate DJ,” in partnership with Genius Products, Genco Interactive and 7 Studios.   Like Activision’s blockbuster release Guitar Hero, “Scratch” will combine free-form DJ tricks in addition to rhythm-based game play, set in distinctive urban environments.   Gamers will also choose a diverse array… Read more »

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Beyonce, Mos Def’s Cadillac Records Coming In December

Producers have revealed that Cadillac Records, the highly anticipated movie starring singer Beyoncé Knowles and rapper Mos Def, will hit theaters on December 5.   Cadillac Records is the story of legendary Chicago record label Chess Records, which was home to a number of top recording artists, including Etta James, who is played by Beyoncé… Read more »

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Weird Al Parodies Rapper T.I. On New Track

Comedy song veteran “Weird Al “Yankovic has added Atlanta rapper T.I. to the list of celebrities he’s parodied with the release of his latest song.   Yankovic’s take on T.I.’s number one single, “Whatever You Like,” was made available for download on iTunes today (October 7).   According to the entertainer’s MySpace blog, the track… Read more »

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EXCLUSIVE: Ice Cube Says Yes to Nas/Scarface Album; Talks Raw Footage

Over 20 years into his career, Hip-Hop legend, actor, and director Ice Cube is showing no signs of slowing down artistically.   On pace to have his second consecutive best-selling, independent Hip-Hop album of the year, Cube explained in an exclusive interview with AllHipHop.com that Raw Footage’s stronger political/social content could not have come at… Read more »

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Rappers Dominate NBA 2K9 Soundtrack

A number of popular Hip-Hop acts will provide the soundtrack to 2K Sports’ 2K9 it was announced today (October 6).   The Beastie Boys, Gnarls Barkley, N.E.R.D.,Santogold, The Pharcyde and others contribute previously released material, while The Cool Kids contributed a new recording titled 2K Pennies and DJ UNK contributed the new song “In Yo… Read more »

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Death Row Assets in Limbo, New Lawsuit Emerges

Venture capitalist Ron Goldberg officially filed suit Tuesday (September 30) against several former business partners, alleging they conspired with new Death Row owners Global Music Group to cut him out of the winning June $24 million dollar bid.   In the lawsuit, Goldberg claims that several investors he recruited, including the financing institution MicroBanc, LLC,… Read more »

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Biden, Palin Debate, Rap Community Reacts

As voters assess the impact of Thursday’s vice presidential debate, representatives of the Hip-Hop community are sharing their thoughts on debaters Joe Biden and Sarah Palin and whether or not they helped or harmed presidential hopefuls Barack Obama and John McCain.   Opinions vary regarding who won the vice presidential debate as the candidates answered… Read more »

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