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Daz Makes It Rain In New DVD Movie

Rapper Daz Dillinger is breaking into the world of film, directing and appearing in the upcoming direct-to-DVD release Make It Rain.   A collaboration between the Dogg Pound member and director Patrick J. Blake II, the movie brings to life the tale the chaos created by an Atlanta commissioner on a mission to shut down… Read more »

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Yung Joc Sued Over $25K Stereo System

Rapper Yung Joc is set to appear in court on Monday (July 14) to dispute an unpaid bill for high-end stereo equipment.   According to WSBTV channel 2, the case involves fraud and contract disputes between the Atlanta rapper (born Jasiel Robinson) and a company called “Stereotypes.”   The conflict stems from claims by Stereotypes… Read more »

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Coolio Encourages Students To Go ‘Green’

Grammy award-winning rap star Coolio is leading the charge to educate students at historically black colleges and university’s (HBCU’s) about the global warming crisis.   The rapper will join jazz saxophonist Jarez as spokespersons for the EJCC HBCU Initiative, a program organized by the Environmental Justice and Climate Change’s (EJCC).   The effort was officially… Read more »

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Rapper David Banner Talks Jesse Jackson

Days after the Rev. Jesse Jackson apologized for making negative comments about Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama, rapper David Banner is weighing in on the controversy.   Banner, who drew headlines during the Imus scandal for his scathing comments about Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson, also rapped about Jackson on the track “So Special.”  … Read more »

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Mobb Deep Sues Former Manager Over Mixtapes

Decorated Queensbridge duo Mobb Deep is suing their former personal manager and several record labels for alleged violations of their copyrighted songs.   The lawsuit, filed July 9, details several unapproved Mobb albums and songs that were released by Purfek Storm Inc, Streetcore and Big Brother Music: Mobb Deep The Infamous Archives (2007), Mobb Deep… Read more »

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