Outkast Compete With 50, Break Records

Outkast’s critically acclaimed and commercial blockbuster double CD Speakerboxxx/The Love Below has been certified six times platinum.The group’s album is competing with 50 Cent’s Get Rich or Die Trying to claim the title as the most certified album of 2003.The album debuted on five separate charts, has earned six Grammy nominations and moved over a… Read more »



Alkaholiks Sign Deal, Prepare “Firewater”

Tha Alkaholiks have inked a deal with Waxploitation/IMusic/BMG and are preparing to release a new album Firewater.”On this record we’re going back to our roots,” producer E-Swift said. “This one is for the longtime fans. It will be sort of a celebration of our 10 years out there.”Firewater will be Tha Liks’ 5th album in… Read more »



Play, Salt Create Hip-Hop Musical

Christopher “Play” Martin, one half of Kid-n-Play and Cheryl “Salt” James of Salt-n-Pepa fame, have teamed up with New York Knick’s basketball player Allen Houston to create a gospel hip-hop musical.”Rise” was written and conceived by Martin and James and centers around a character named “Rapp.”The character faces tough decisions on how to handle the… Read more »



Master P. To Play Basketball For The ABA

Mogul Percy “Master P.” Miller has signed with the American Basketball Association’s The Las Vegas Rattlers.Miller, who’s fortune is estimated to be between $200-300 million dollars, has flirted with basketball in the past.In 1998, the 6 foot 4 inch rapper tried out for the Charlotte Hornets, only to be cut.The following year he inked a… Read more »



Daz Dillinger’s Wife, Snoop’s Mother File Lawsuit Against Suge Knight

Incarcerated mogul Marion “Suge” Knight was hit with a lawsuit by the wife of Delmar “Daz Dillinger” Arnaud and the mother of Calvin “Snoop Dogg” Broadus, claiming Knight slandered them on a song from the “Dysfunktional Family” soundtrack.Maria Watkins and Beverly Green filed the lawsuit yesterday (December 10).Lyrics on the song “Tha Row” claimed that… Read more »



Tray Deee Misses Arraignment

Tray Deee’s arraignment on felony assault charges was delayed after the rapper failed to appear in a Long Beach, California court.Tray Deee is facing a charge of assault with a semiautomatic firearm, possession of a firearm by a felon and shooting at an occupied vehicle.According to officials, Trey Deee could not attend the arraignment, which… Read more »



Goodie Mob Greatest Hits On The Way, Cee-Lo Speaks

Goodie MOb will issue a greatest hits package, Dirty South Classics encompassing the work of the group from all three of their gold-certified albums dating back to 1995. The album will feature past collaborative efforts with Outkast, such as “Black Ice (Sky High)” as well as the group’s debut song, “Cell Therapy.” After gaining critical… Read more »



Rick Rubin Explains Absence From Hip-Hop

Legendary producer and Def Jam co-founder Rick Rubin surprised those who old enough to remember the days he was involved in hip-hop, by working with Jay-Z on his Black Album. Jay-Z, the first hip-hop act that Rubin has worked with in over 15 years, managed to snag the rapper for his farewell album. Rubin produced… Read more »



DMX Concert Confusion In Alaska

Multi-platinum rapper DMX’s show at the Sullivan Arena in Anchorage, Alaska was postponed last night, leaving fans confused as to what exactly happened. According to promoters, the show was canceled because X’s flight was delayed by bad weather, which X’s representatives confirmed, but added that the promoter failed to sell enough tickets. "The promoter didn’t… Read more »




The collection of hip-hop journalists who penned the best selling "ego trip’s Big Book of Racism!," are looking to turn their tome into television through a partnership with VH1. According to Chairman Mao, a member of the editorial team behind the defunct ego trip magazine, they are developing a "spin-off television program" titled "TV Race… Read more »



Exclusive: Master P Speaks On New C-Murder Trial

Corey “C-Murder” Miller will return to court on December 12th, attempting to get a retrial in a controversial murder case, in which the rapper was convicted of murdering 16-year-old Steve Thomas in a Jefferson-Parish, Louisiana nightclub.In an exclusive interview, Miller’s brother Percy “Master P” Miller told that his brother was not the shooter and… Read more »



Government Calls Snoop To Testify In Utah Drug Case

Snoop Dogg was served with a subpoena in the trial of Weldon Hal Angelos, the owner of Utah based Extravagant Records.Angelos is accused of distributing marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, money laundering and possession of stolen firearms.The government accuses Angelos of renting a house and an apartment and using them to store… Read more »



Secret Service Not Going To Probe Eminem

George W. Bush’s Secret Service has decided not to launch a formal probe into a bootleg song by Eminem, but admitted they were considering it. The U.S. government agency, whose primary job is to protect the president, revealed that they thought the lyrics might become influential fans that absorb a message in “We As American,”… Read more »