DJ Scratch Working On ‘Scratch-umentary”

DJ Scratch, longtime DJ for EPMD and general turntable wizard, is working on a “scratch-umentry” about his 20 plus years behind the turntables.”THE DJ: THE DJ Scratch Story” is a full length DVD documentary that narrates his life and those that Scratch has worked with over the years. Interviews with Busta Rhymes, Jay-Z, Redman, EPMD,… Read more »



Bad Boy To Reissue Biggie Debut

Sean “P.Diddy” Combs and Bad Boy Records announced today they would release a re-mastered version of Ready To Die, the seminal debut album of the Notorious B.I.G.The release coincides with both the ten-year anniversary of the album’s original release year (1994) and Biggie’s birthday, which was this past Friday, May 21st.The slain rapper would have… Read more »



Tony Yayo Released From Prison

Original G-Unit member Tony Yayo was released from a federal jail facility in New York yesterday, his second release from prison this year.The rapper had been in federal prison since early January for carrying a fake passport, which is a federal violation. The incident occurred one day after he was released from jail after serving… Read more »



Missy Elliott Cancels Concert Due To Terror Concerns

Entertainer Missy Elliott canceled a concert in Indonesia after warnings about terrorist attacks in the country. The U.S. Embassy in Jakarta warned Americans about the potential attacks in Indonesia, which has been the site of two major bombings. "We’ve sent out another warden message, which is a message to American citizens residing in Indonesia, about… Read more »



Snoop Dogg Files To Divorce Wife

Snoop Dogg and his wife of eight years are calling it quits according to published reports and divorce papers filed in Los Angeles late last week. According to the Associated Press, the rapper/actor officially filed for divorce from wife Shante Broadus in Los Angeles Superior Court on Friday. The rapper seeks joint custody of their… Read more »



Shyheim Launching Online Reality Series

Shyheim, an affiliate of Wu-Tang Clan, will launch an online reality series this week that will feature Hip-Hop luminaries like RZA, Method Man, Redman, Easy Mo Bee and others. On May 28, the reality show titled "Real Talk," will allow to watch Shyheim behind the scenes, in clubs, the studio, record company offices and his… Read more »



Suge Knight Ordered To Pay

Suge Knight’s Death Row Records was ordered to pay $162,000 to a man that claimed Knight and a crew of bodyguards attacked him at a recording studio three years ago.The verdict was issued last Tuesday by a Jury in Los Angeles that did not hold Knight personally liable for the attack, but ruled that Death… Read more »



Diddy To Challenge Kerry And Bush On New MTV Show

Sean "P. Diddy" Combs is creating a show for MTV that will air this summer, with people directing questions towards presidential candidates John Kerry and George W. Bush. The show, tentatively titled "Project Change," differs from MTV shows in the past due to the more aggressive line of questioning and according to Combs, the questions… Read more »



Local Rapper Arrested For Threatening Lyrics

A rapper in Cleveland, Ohio was indicted last week after leaving what authorities allege were threatening CD’s on car windshields in a local high school’s parking lot in January. Kevin Beebe, 19, of Jefferson, left CD’s with just an email address on car windshields. Authorities allege the lyrics on the CD’s contained violent language, references… Read more »



Foxy Brown Launching Fur Collection

The Hip-Hop masses have clamored about rhymestress Foxy Brown and her whereabouts. Now, the Brooklyn rapper will introduce a custom line of furs and possibly an accessory line called Champaign and Ice. Partnering with Alexis & Ganni for the collection, the exotic line will include pieces include mink and chinchilla, with prices ranging from $2000… Read more »



Ice-T Producing David Hasselhoff Rap Album

Hard-core rapper Ice-T is grooming a new rapper, one that he says will astonish the rap world with his skills – David Hasselhoff. Ice-T recently revealed that he and Hasselhoff, star of 80’s action television show “Knight Rider” and the worldwide hit “Bay Watch” are working on a rap album. After striking up a friendship… Read more »



Mobb Deep Move Forward To Future

As Mobb Deep prepares to release their highly anticipated seventh album Amerika’z Nightmare, the group already has their eyes set to the future. "I’m working on my solo album as soon as I get a chance to," group member Havoc told “I’ll experiment a little bit more alone because it’s just me and my… Read more »