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UPN To Host Source Awards Again

UPN will televise The Source Awards again this year. The network announced that in order to ensure last year’s events are not repeated, they are moving ceremonies out of Los Angeles, in order to "ensure smoother production." The network also announced that they are in negotiations with a major name from the music and awards… Read more »

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DMX Arraigned On Felony Assault Charge

DMX, who was supposed to be released from an Upstate New York prison on Tuesday March 6th, was forced to stay in prison the duration of his sentence, which is 5 more days. DMX was supposed to get out early for good behavior, but when the Discipline Committee found out he had been written up… Read more »

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Loud Cuts

Loud Records is feeling the heat from Sony Records. Upset with the profits the label is bringing in, Sony has ordered a 20 percent reduction in it’s workforce, which equals about 20 employees. Sony invested an estimated $ 50 million for a 50 percent stake in the label, which houses such acts as The Beatnuts,… Read more »

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Outkast And Nike Hookup To Help Youth

Outkast has hooked up with Nike Youth Action Program, which will assist children in helping to bring about positive change in their communities. The program is designed to encourage youth’s to speak up out and foster dialogue, to help prevent violence. The program will donate $1000 grants to nonprofit youth organizations on nine of Outkast’s… Read more »

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Alternate Juror Says Puff’s Not Guilty

As Jurors deliberated for a second day in the trial of Sean Combs, Shyne and Anthony "Wolf" Jones, an alternate Juror who’s gag order was lifted said she would have found Puffy not guilty of the charges leveled at him. Aurora Garcia-Susana, 37, stated that she felt the Jury would also reach the same conclusion…. Read more »

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Juvenile Arrested

Juvenile, born Terius Gray, was arrested by Miami police early this morning (Wednesday, March 28th.) He has been charged with aggravated battery with a bottle, battery on a law enforcement officer and two counts of disorderly and resisting arrest without violence. He posted $17,000 bond and was released from police custody. Juvenile got involved in… Read more »

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Chi Ali Captured

Chi Ali Griffith, who was wanted for the murder of an ex friend over $300 worth of compact discs, was caught last week in the Bronx after his second profiling on Fox’s America’s Most Wanted, February 24th. Police say that Chi shot and killed his girlfriend’s brother over the debt in the South Bronx. He… Read more »

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KRS-One Attacks

KRS-One is gearing up for the release of his 9th album, Sneak Attack, set to drop April 10th. The majority of the production on the album was handled by the Blastmaster himself, and will be released on his own indie, Frontpage Entertainment which he founded over 5 years ago. KRS will hit the road to… Read more »

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Queen Latifah To Be Cancelled?

Queen Latifah’s talk show, Latifah, will not be back around for third season according to sources. People in the television industry were surprised that the Hip-Hop legend’s talk show was renewed for a second season. The problem with the show is very simple: low ratings. Latifah isn’t doing as bad as some of the other… Read more »

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New Bribery Charges Leveled At Puff

Puff Daddy has new charges leveled at him. According to prosecutor’s, Puff tried to pay key witnesses for their silence in his bribery and gun possession trial. According to prosecutors, Matthew "Scar" Allen and his brother felt threatened by Puff. “Their greatest concerns were retaliation by Mr. Combs and those surrounding him against their mother,… Read more »

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DMX To Turn Himself In

DMX plans to surrender to authorities next week to begin his 15 day jail sentence. DMX was supposed to turn himself in last week, but failed to do so in order to finish up work on his upcoming film, Exit Wounds, in which he stars opposite of Steven Segal. Justice Ronald E. Kmiotek issued an… Read more »

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Chi-Ali Profiled Again

Chi Ali, who is wanted for murdering his girlfriend’s brother over a three hundred dollar debt and music CD’s, was recently profiled again on America’s Most Wanted. According to police reports, Sean Raymond believed Griffith, who used to live with him in a Bronx apartment, stole the cd’s. Raymond’s family say that Chi admitted to… Read more »

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Silkk Announces Shocker Gear

SIlkk The Shocker is staying busy. SIlkk and his brother, C-Murder will have appearances in a new movie, "Undisputed", which stars Wesley Snipes. He recently announced the formation of his own clothing label, Shocker Gear. "I grew a lil bit and now I know a little bit more. I’m just going to keep on growing."… Read more »

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Puff’s Case Takes A Turn

Puffy’s trial doesn’t seem to be getting any easier. According to testimony from Puff’s driver, Wardel Ferguson, Puff did indeed tuck a black handgun into his waist before entering the club. He also testified after the shooting that Puff tried to hide the gun in one of the secret compartments of the custom SUV and… Read more »

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Hip-Hop Exploited Again?

Eric Eisner, former partner of David Geffen who cashed out on the sale of Geffen Records for millions and son of Disney CEO Michael Eisner, recently sold his spec script “Of God and Country Club” to Columbia Pictures for over $1 million. Eisner wrote the film under a pseudonym, fearing his past as an executive… Read more »

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