Bobbito, Fabolous, Others Customize Caps

Bobbito Garcia, Fabolous, LaLa and others have signed on with New Era Cap Company to design their own limited edition celebrity baseball hats.Garcia’s 59FIFTY design, will hit stores this Thursday (March 25), with a custom design inspired by his Bounce Magazine logo.The new era cap also matches his soon-to-be released ‘Bounce Magazine’ sneaker, which he… Read more »



DMX Refuses To Record For Def Jam

DMX announced at a press conference that he was refusing to deliver any more recordings to Def Jam, the label he is signed to.DMX that over the years, he has made the label almost $50 million dollars, but received an amount in return that he called “a loan.””The highest paid artist gets paid 18 cents… Read more »



Jay-Z Planning To Double Size Of 40/40 Club

Jay-Z’s is planning to double the size of his nightclub, 40/40 in New York. The club is negotiating with the landlord, Adams & Co. to add 5,000 square fee to the main lounge and 3,000 for a second-floor VIP area. Derek Jeter, Michael Jordon, Deion Sanders, Denzel Washington and other celebrities regularly pop into the… Read more »



Snoop Honored As Coach Of The Year

Snoop Dogg was honored named Coach of The Year for his commitment to his football team, The Snoop Dogg All Stars, which consists of 7-10 year-olds. The Ricky Williams Foundation and Pop Warner Little Scholars honored the rapper at a ceremony that Snoop hosted. The banquet also honored the players’ achievements. Snoop spent the day… Read more »



Fox Gives The OK To “Method & Red”

Fox Broadcasting gave the greenlight to 13 episodes of "Method & Red," a new comedy series starring Method Man and Redman. The story line is based on an idea by Method Man and stars the two as highly successful rappers that move into a predominately white suburban, gated neighborhood in New Jersey. The duo are… Read more »



Rev Run Giving $325K Rolls Royce New York Bishop

Tomorrow (March 19) former Run-DMC group member Run, now known as Reverend Run will honor Bishop E. Bernard Jordan for playing a part in bringing the rapper into the church. At 6:00 pm, at Zoe Ministries on 310 Riverside Drive & 103rd Street, Reverend Run and his wife Deaconess Justine Simmons, will present Bishop Jordan… Read more »



New Zealand Duo In Hot Water, Spent Govt. Money Learning Hip-Hop

Perhaps taking a cue from Jay-Z’s song “Money Ain’t A Thang,” two New Zealanders spent over $26,000 in government money on an expedition to learn more about hip-hop and rap music.But like Jigga’s “Money…” counterpart Jermaine Dupri, the duo are experiencing the consequences of “Ballin’ Out of Control.”A spokeswoman for the National Social Services has criticized the funding of the trip, which included… Read more »



Miami Police Chief Denies Watching Rappers

Despite admissions from his own officers, Miami Police Chief John Timoney has denied allegations that local police officers have the Hip-Hop industry under surveillance when in the city. "Under no circumstances will I tolerate people going out and taking surveillance of artists who are coming to this community," Timoney said at a press conference yesterday… Read more »



50 Cent Offered Invitation To Gay & Lesbian Award Show

After making anti-homosexual remarks in an April interview with Playboy magazine that raised eyebrows, rapper 50 Cent is being offered an invitation to attend The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation’s (GLAAD) 15th Annual Media Awards. "I ain’t into faggots," 50 Cent told Playboy in the most recent issue. "I don’t like gay people around… Read more »