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Ice Cube To Star In New Film

Ice Cube has given a commitment to star in a movie titled Stray Dawgz, which will be directed by Gregory Dark. Ice Cube and Darryl Quarles, who authored the script, will be produced by Ice Cubes’ CubeVision. The story is about a parolee who discovers he is the ancestor of a line of werewolf hunters…. Read more »

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Ice-T To Sign Autographs

Ice T will be signing autographs this Friday at the E3Expo at Fox’s interactive booth to support his starring role in the upcoming Sci-Fi game, "Sanity, Aiken’s Artifact." The Iceberg will record the voice for the main character, Agent Nathaniel Cain. In the game, the player assumes the role of Cain, who serve’s the public,… Read more »

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Iceberg Speaks On Violence And Hip-Hop

Ice T kept busy this past weekend at Cal State-Los Angeles. The Iceberg was on a panel discussing violence and Hip-Hop Culture. Ice said: "Masculinity runs this world. The person who is violent gets control, peace gets nothing….I would rather have my kids know how the real world is so they are prepared…so they know… Read more »

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Layzie Bone To Release New Album

Layzie Bone and the Mo Thug family are releasing Layzie Bone presents The Mo Thugs III Mothership. The CD features 17 tracks, with 7 of them featuring Layzie himself. The first single is titled Did He Really Wanna, and it features the latest members of the crew, Desperidos. "We wanted to bring that thug sound… Read more »

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Dre Warns Napster

Dr. Dre is the latest artist to issue a warning to Napster, the software company that allows users to scan each others hard drives for MP3’s. Dre gave Napster until Friday to take his song catalog out of the directory, claiming that it is infringing on his copyrights. Dre sent a letter to Napsters CEO… Read more »

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Large Professor Still Live

The Large Professor headlined a performance in Manhattan last Wednesday (April 19), with guests including Da Cella Dwellas, El Da Sensi (The Artifacts), The Supafriendz (with crew member Mad Skillz), and Mr. Complex. Although at times the sound wasn’t that great, the performances made up for any technical difficulties. Da Cella Dwellas hit the stage… Read more »

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Outlawz File Lawsuit

The Outlawz have filed a 4.5 Million dollar lawsuit against Death Row Records, Interscope Records, Suge Publishing, Suge Knight Films, and the imprisoned Suge Knight. The suit filed in Los Angeles cites 11 complaints, including unfair business practices, breach of contract and racketeering. The group entered into a contract with Death Row in 1997, and… Read more »

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Money B Questioned

Money B was one of the dozens of witnesses questioned by police and released without being charged, after record producer and cofounder of Ronlan Entertainment, Ronald Blackburn was shot and killed. Blackburn died outside the upscale Glas Kat Supper Club in San Francisco’s South of Market District. The incident occurred around 1:30 am, Thursday morning… Read more »

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Rawkus To Release Soundbombing

Rawkus Records is set to release the third installment of their Soundbombing series, this one coming with an all star line up of who’s who in Hip-Hop. Here are some of the people that are teaming up: Kweli & Dead Prez, Sporty Theivz & Shabaam Saadiq, Big Noyd & Prodigy and Q-Tip & Pharoah Monch…. Read more »

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DJ Uneek Opens Store

DJ Uneek has opened in new record store in South Central Los Angeles. The Music Zone is located on Vermont Ave and MLK Blvd. The Music Zone is going to stock the latest Underground Hip-Hop, Indie music, Reggae, and Latin Music, as well as vintage music, and custom made CD’s and Mix-Tapes. The store also… Read more »

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ABB Not Being Purchased By Rawkus

Abb Records head man Beni B gave us a call to inform us that Abb is not going to be purchased by Rawkus Records. The label is going strong with releases coming from Dilated Peoples, who are dropping the anticipated release, The Platform on CD’s and Cassettes May 23rd. In early May, Abb will be… Read more »

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Will Smith Invests In Whatshotnow.com

Will Smith can add Internet Investor to his business portfolio. The actor/rapper has joined Willam Shatner and Michael J. Fox as a backer of whatshotnow.com, a site that sells everything from CD’s and Playstations, to Soprano T-Shirts. The site is dedicated to Pop Culture, something that Smith knows very well. The site has announced it… Read more »

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Wu-Tang Skips Lawyer Bills

The Wu-Tang Clan has been hit with a lawsuit by ex Entertainment Attorney Edwin McPherson, saying that the group hasn’t paid their legal bill, to the tune of $35,000. McPherson says the group members approached him in February to defend them against charges from a woman who appeared in one of their videos. The woman… Read more »

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Big Pun Release Party Turned Out

Big Punisher’s album release party ended on a sour note lastTuesday, in The Bronx. Jimmy’s Cafe was packed with people there to celebrate the release of Pun’s album. Guest’s included Gangstarr, M.O.P., Fat Joe, Dr. Dre (Ed Lover’s Partner). According to sources close to Violator, Chris Lighty was the intended target, but he was not… Read more »

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