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Dr. Michael Eric Dyson Penning ‘Illmatic’

Fans of Queensbridge rapper Nas’ debut album Illmatic, will receive a different take on the release from best-selling author/activist.   Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, the educator, who is an avid fan of the rapper’s “intellectual genius,” revealed details on a forthcoming book he is working on about Illmatic in published reports.   “Every song on… Read more »

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Young Jeezy To Register To Vote This Week

Young Jeezy has added a voter awareness to the line-up of events celebrating the release of his third solo album The Recession, which hit stores nationwide yesterday (September 2).   In addition to a full day of events in his hometown of Atlanta, including an in-store appearance, concert and star-studded release party, it was announced… Read more »

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Rapper Jinx Da Juvy Shot In The Head

Brooklyn bred rapper Jinx Da Juvy was shot in the head and wounded last weekend, AllHipHop.com has confirmed.   The 22-year-old rapper, who has been mentored by Hip-Hop mogul Russell Simmons for some years, was involved in an altercation in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn last Friday (August 22).   During the fracas, a number… Read more »

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Jay-Z Responds to Criticism from Foxy and Teairra Marì

In recent months mogul Jay-Z has found himself the target of strong criticism from promising former pupils Foxy Brown and Teairra Marì.   During a recent interview with AllHipHop.com, Jay-Z replied to the accusations levied at him by both artists, whom he personally signed during his reign as CEO of Roc-A-Fella and President of Def… Read more »

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Czar Ent. Drops ‘Belly 2’ Starring The Game; Expands Into Film

Czar Entertainment CEO Jimmy Henchmen is looking to expand his success beyond the music industry, as the mogul has launched several high-profile film and television ventures this year.   In addition to managing the career of superstar rapper The Game, who recently released his album L.A. X., Czar is expanding into film with Belly 2,… Read more »

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AHH Strays News: Mos Def, Pharcyde Celebrate Labor Day

Rappers Mos Def, The Pharcyde and Atmosphere will join The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) today (September 1) during the Take Back Labor Day Festival in St. Paul, Minnesota. This is the inaugural year for SEIU’s festival, which celebrates the many contributions of organized labor in the United States. The concert will take place from… Read more »

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Boxer Lamon Brewster Taps Yung Joc, Keri Hilson For Return Bout

Grammy-nominated Hip-Hop artist Yung Joc and R&B upstart Keri Hilson will perform tonight as former heavyweight champion Lamon Brewster makes his in-ring return tonight (August 30) against Danny Batchelder for the vacant heavyweight NABA title.   The 20-minute performance is scheduled to precede Brewster’s entrance for the main event at Cincinnati Gardens in Cincinnati, Ohio,… Read more »

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Rappers Talk Obama, Politics And Future

In the wake of Barack Obama’s historic Democrat nominee acceptance speech, the stars of Hip-Hop are voicing their opinion of what the moment means for them and the responsibility of the culture moving towards the November 4 general election.   Last night in Denver, Barack Obama officially accepted the Democrat nomination for president of the… Read more »

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