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Eminem Sued Over Bathroom Brawl

A Michigan man filed a lawsuit against rapper Eminem on Thursday (Jul 3), seeking $25,000 in damages, the Detroit News reports.   Miad Jarbou’s assault and battery suit stems from an encounter with Em nearly two years ago in a Detroit strip club.   The plaintiff claims that on July 13, 2006, he and a… Read more »

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Rock Steady Crew Celebrating 31 Years July 24-27

Legendary collective Rock Steady Crew (RSC) will celebrate 31 years of preserving Hip-Hop culture during its annual anniversary celebration.   The four-day event will kick off with the celebrity benefit basketball challenge and Against The Grain Concrete B-boy/B-girl battle on July 24 at The Cage in New York City.   The day will also feature… Read more »

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Master P. Makes History With Wal-Mart

Master P and Romeo are out to prove their clothing line’s motto as “The Great American Brand,” by making P. Miller Designs accessible to more families.   The affordable clothing line aimed at teens and young adults will now be available at Wal-Mart stores nationwide, becoming the discount chain’s first African-American Hip-Hop supplier.   Hoping… Read more »

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Palestinian Group Urges Snoop to Cancel Israel Performance

In the midst of continued violence between Israeli and Palestinian forces, the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) has released a statement condemning Snoop Dogg’s scheduled September 18 performance in the Jewish state.   The group, which mantra calls for a “comprehensive economic, cultural, and academic boycott of Israel,” has… Read more »

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Nas Explains Fila Deal

On the eve of the release of his highly anticipated and controversial tenth album, Queensbridge rapper Nas has inked a one-of-a-kind partnership with Fila.   The Italian sportswear brand has chosen Nas to represent it’s new Fila Italia Footwear Collection, serving as the new line’s “sole ambassador.”   As part of their new deal, Fila… Read more »

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DMX Arrested Again – In Arizona

Rapper DMX was arrested today (July 2) as he exited an airplane in Arizona, as he was returning home from a trip from Miami, Florida, where he was also arrested – twice.   According to TMZ.com, the rapper was arrested over two outstanding warrants in Phoenix, Arizona.   Reports suggested that the rapper violated the… Read more »

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Jeezy: ‘McCain Comments Misconstrued’

Young Jeezy has clarified his political views, after he expressed support for John McCain, after meeting the presidential hopeful during a May performance on Saturday Night Live, with crooner Usher.   The rapper, who graces the cover of the August issue of Vibe for the first time, seemed to support the Republican Party’s candidate for… Read more »

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