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Victim Says Sigel Shot Him For No Reason

Beanie Sigel’s attempted murder trial is underway in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the man central to the rapper’s future testified against him in court yesterday.Sigel is accused of shooting 27-year-old Terrance Speller in the abdomen and foot last July, during an altercation outside a Philadelphia strip club known as The Pony Tail.”I heard a screeching stop… Read more »

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Shyne Signs With Def Jam

According to sources, veteran rap label Def Jam has inked incarcerated rapper Shyne to a record deal.Shyne was sentenced to a 10-year bid in 2001 after being convicted in a high profile nightclub shooting in Manhattan. Where he ends up after he leaves prison has always been the talk of much speculation.Under the deal, Def… Read more »

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T.I. Surrenders To Police; In jail

Rapper T.I. is currently incarcerated after the rapper willingly surrendered to authorities last month, because of various open court cases the Atlanta resident has accumulated through the years. T.I., who currently has a hit song called “Rubberband Man,” was supposed to perform at “Wildsplash,” an event hosted by a Tampa radio station. Before going to… Read more »

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Lil Kim Pleads Not Guilty

Lil Kim pleaded not guilty to charges that she lied to a grand jury about a daylight shoot-out in Manhattan that left one man wounded. Kim is free on $500,000 bond, after surrendering in a federal court in New York. Kim’s attorney called the charges baseless. She refused to comment on the charges, which allegedly… Read more »

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Jadakiss Denies Nas Supergroup Rumor

Rapper Jadakiss has denied an Internet-fueled rumor of a supergroup called The Untouchables involving himself, Nas, Nas protégé Lake, and Scarface. According to the rumor, Nas went on Los Angeles radio station 103.9 The Beat and revealed the quartet had formed a group and would release an album by the end of the year. Jadakiss,… Read more »

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Remy Martin Vs. Lady Luck: Round By Round

On Monday April 12, rappers Remy Martin and Lady Luck engaged in a rap battle for $20,000 cash at the Fight Klub. At the end of the evening, with a group of renown judges, Remy emerged the victor. Both combatants were allowed to bring 5 people apiece into "the ring," which is a recording studio… Read more »

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Sting Taps Twista For New Single

Sting, who is no stranger to the benefits Hip-Hop music can bring, has tapped Chicago rapper Twista to appear on the remix of his new single, "Stolen Car (Take Me Dancing.)" The two recently met in Brooklyn where they shot a video for the track. "It’s an honor to do this with Sting," Twista said…. Read more »

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The Source Hit With Lawsuits

The Source Magazine has been hit with four lawsuits in the past six weeks according to TheSmokingGun.com, alleging that the rap magazine has not paid bills amounting to over $1 million dollars. The lawsuits were filed in New York Supreme Court and seek a total of $1.35 million dollars, $1.1 million of that being owed… Read more »

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Lil Kim Indicted By Grand Jury

Rapper Lil Kim is facing perjury charges after allegedly lying to investigators about a February 2001 shooting that took place in front of Hot 97’s offices in Manhattan. The rapper is expected to surrender to authorities on charges related to the shooting. Kim is among five people indicted by a grand jury. Kim and two… Read more »

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Jacki-O Signs With TVT, Stars In New Movie

Miami rapper Jacki-O has inked a deal with TVT Records and will drop her Poe Boy Entertainment/TVT Records debut Poe Little Rich Girl. Poe Boy Entertainment is no longer affiliated with SoBe Entertainment or Warner Brothers Records. Until they signed with TVT, Jacki-O’s album was put on hold. Jacki-O hit big with the single "Nookie,"… Read more »

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Atlanta Hawks Apologize For Playing Unedited Song

The Atlanta Hawks have issued an apology for playing the unedited version of DMX’s "Party Up" over the Philips Arena loudspeakers during an event labeled "Family Night." The song was played Saturday (April 10) during a time-out in the second quarter against the Boston Celtics. "We are extremely disappointed in the song selected during that… Read more »

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