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Wu Music Group Signs Global Digital Distribution Deal

De-facto Wu Tang Clan leader the RZA has announced today (September 10) a partnership with global digital music group The Orchard, which will market Wu’s extensive catalogue worldwide in digital and physical formats.   The deal encompasses new material and 13 previous Clan releases that have been unavailable digitally from the Wu Tang Clan, Killarmy,… Read more »

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Wyclef Jean Launches Haiti Storm Relief Fund

Rapper/producer Wyclef Jean is making moves to provide much needed resources for those affected by severe storms that have battered his native Haiti.   The former Fugees member has launched Haiti Storm Relief Fund, an effort designed to provide food, water, purification tablets, tents, blankets, medical supplies and hygiene kits to storm victims.   Jean’s… Read more »

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Timbaland To Be Awarded By Trinity College in Dublin

Multi-platinum producer Timbaland has been chosen to receive the highest award bestowed by Ireland’s prestigious Trinity College Dublin.   This October, the Grammy Award winner will be inducted into the school’s Philosophical Society as an Honorary Patron.   Each year, the society chooses an elite group of individuals to carry on its time honored traditions,… Read more »

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3rd Annual We The People Fest Kicks Off in L.A.

One of Los Angeles’ premier gathering for socially conscious music and people commences on September 27, with the highly popular We the People Festival.   The forward-thinking event focuses on advocating “non-partisan, non-violent, environmental, and politically conscious views as established through music and dialogue.”   The festival began in Watts in 2006 as a small… Read more »

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Immortal Technique Embarks on European Tour

American underground rap fixture Immortal Technique is taking his revolutionary style of Hip-Hop overseas as he gears up for an upcoming European tour.   The outing, which kicks off Sunday (Sept. 14) in Amsterdam , is in support of Immortal Technique’s latest album The 3rd World.   In addition to showcasing his music, the rapper… Read more »

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Officer Testifies Lil Wayne Had Guns, Drugs

One day after performing and taking home a best Hip-Hop video honor at the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards, Lil Wayne appeared in a New York courtroom to answer for a 2007 arrest on his tour bus.   The 25-year-old New Orleans rapper, born Dwayne Carter, was arrested last summer after the bus was stopped… Read more »

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50 Cent Wins Visitation Rights for Son

Mogul 50 Cent won a significant battle in his legal war with ex-girlfriend Shaniqua Tompkins today (September 8) in Suffolk Family Court.   Long Island Judge David Freundlich ruled today that the rapper can see his 11-year-old son Marquise every other weekend until an October 22 custody trial in family court.   The Queens native… Read more »

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AllHipHop Week Celebrates Hip-Hop Culture Sept. 18-25

AllHipHop.com will celebrate its 10 year anniversary in Hip-Hop culture, with the annual AllHipHop Week from September 18 through September 25.   The theme for this year’s week is “Back to the Future,” with various events acknowledging the movement’s pioneers, current trendsetters, while celebrating Hip-Hop’s impact on today’s cultures around the world.   The Social… Read more »

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The Outlawz Launch Australian Record Label

Tupac Shakur’s Hip-Hop group The Outlawz have announced plans to expand internationally with the launch of Outlaw Recordz Australia.   To solidify their presence in the country, the group has teamed with local rappers Young Bleezy and Rukas of The Youngline Cartel.   Rukas will be president and CEO of the new label, while Young… Read more »

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