Listen to some words the Honorable Minister Farrakhan had to say about this important election.
Jim Jones plans to employ the stage to present his music in the form of a play in New York City. The Play is called The Jim Jones Project, and there are a pair of dates later in the month. One source explained the project under the auspice of anonymity. Its a… Read more »
Atlanta-area authorities have confirmed the cause of death of Def Jam Executive Vice President Shakir as a self-inflicted gunshot wound, AllHipHop.com has learned this afternoon. The 34-year-old Oakland, California native, who split his time between Atlanta and New York, was discovered around 4:00 pm Saturday afternoon (November 1) in the bathroom at his home… Read more »
Def Jam Executive Vice President, Shakir Stewart was found dead today (November 1), AllHipHop.com has learned. While details are being confirmed, sources stated that Shakir died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, and his body was found earlier today, in his apartment. “L.A. Reid and all of us at Island Def Jam… Read more »
Police have revealed that a Sig Sauer .45 caliber recovered by police was indeed the weapon that a killer or killers used to murder Jennifer Hudsons mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew. Police found the bodies of Darnell Donerson, 57, and Jason Hudson, 29 on Friday (October 21) inside of their Chicago home. The… Read more »
A three year jail sentence has not slowed down the musical pursuits of Mobb Deeps Prodigy, who next week will re-release an updated version of his third solo album, H.N.I.C. Pt.2. Rechristened as H.N.I.C. Pt.2: The Ultimate Collectors Edition, the three disc album boasts eight new bonus songs featuring Havoc (Dirty New Yorker), Big… Read more »
Jay-Zs controversial headlining performance at last summers Glastonbury Festival in England has landed the multi-platinum rapper and entrepreneur yet another award. The Festival had come under fire for the decision to make a Hip-Hop act the events main attraction, with one of the most vocal detractors being Oasis front man Noel Gallagher. Jay-Z… Read more »
Singer/actress Jennifer Hudson is turning her personal tragedy into a positive. People.com reports the vocalist’s family announced the creation of the Hudson-King Foundation for Families of Slain Victims, a new organization for the families of murder victims, on Thursday (October 30). According to the family, the well-being of those who have “lost relatives… Read more »
Berry Gordys The Last Dragon will receive an upgrade from Samuel L. Jackson and Wu-Tang Clan rapper/producer RZA. Jackson is preparing to star in a remake of the 1985 cult classic. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the entertainer will play Sho’nuff, the Shogun of Harlem, a role played by the late Julius Carry… Read more »
Hip-Hop legend Ice Cube is expanding his entertainment portfolio to television, signing on as head writer of a still unnamed buddy cop series for NBC. The show is being produced by Cube’s Cube Vision company, and NBC chairman Ben Silverman expects the West Coast veteran to bring the same success he’s had in music… Read more »
Q-Tip has teamed with EPMDs famed former DJ and turntablist DJ Scratch, to spearhead the 20-city 2K Sports Bounce Tour. The 4th annual event will also feature Chicago Hip-Hop group The Cool Kids, who along with Q-Tip, will introduce and perform their new material on the tour. On the tour, which is sponsored… Read more »
With just a few days until the November 4 presidential election, Barack Obamas campaign has requested the help of Hip-Hops DJs and radio personalities around the country to urge young voters to make it out to the polls. In a nationwide conference call held on Tuesday (October 28) afternoon, mogul Sean Diddy Combs and Democratic… Read more »
Breakdown FM interviews UK sensation Dizzie Rascal and they talk UK Hip-Hop and listen to a lot of Dizzie’s music.
BMF Entertainments main rapper Bleu DaVinci was sentenced to five years and four months in federal prison, after being convicted for conspiracy to distribute cocaine. The rapper was accused and convicted of distributing multiple kilos of cocaine starting around 2003 through a multi-city drug network controlled by Black Mafia Familys founders, Demetrius Big Meech… Read more »
The small record label which acquired Death Row Records assets back in July has learned that Suge Knight and a long-time associate may have hidden a portion of the labels catalog, to avoid having the items included in the sale. According to Global Music Groups attorney, Michael J. Collesano, a woman approached him last… Read more »