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Two Arrested on Snoop Tour Bus for Marijauna

A Dallas police spokesman has confirmed that arrests were made on Snoop Dogg’s tour bus after the vehicle was pulled over on its way to a concert.   The vehicle was pulled over after police spotted an expired registration tag. The bus was subsequently searched by troopers on the justification it smelled of marijuana.  … Read more »

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House Apologizes For Slavery; Rappers React

On July 29 the House of Representatives issued a formal apology to African Americans for the atrocities committed against them and their ancestors during the Trans-Atlantic slave trade and Jim Crow segregation laws.   Tennessee Democrat Steve Cohen created the vote as one of his first actions as a new congressman in 2007.   The… Read more »

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Mac Minister Sentenced To Life In Prison

Following his conviction last week for first-degree murder in the slayings of Anthony “Fat Tone” Watkins and Jermaine “Cowboy” Atkins, Bay Area rapper Andre “Mac Minister” Dow has been sentenced today (July 31) to life without the possibility of parole.   Co-defendant Jason Mathis, who prosecutors accuse of conspiring and carrying out the slayings with… Read more »

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Obama Campaign Condemns Ludacris Dedication Song

Presumptive Democrat presidential nominee Barack Obama has condemned an endorsement song from Ludacris, in which the Atlanta MC criticizes rivals Hillary Clinton and John McCain.   The song “Politics: Obama Is Here” contains celebratory bars on Obama’s success (“The first is destined and it’s meant to be”), but turns venomous when Obama’s rivals are addressed…. Read more »

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Rapper Suga-T Launches ‘Be About It Project’

Rapper/Actress Suga-T will launch of her new Be About It Project in Modesto, California this weekend, with some assistance from fellow femcee Ms. Toi and Salt-N-Pepa’s legendary DJ Spinderella.   The Project, which aims to mother, educate and encourage peace and unity in the community, will utilize Spinderella’s birthday celebrations on Friday and Saturday (August… Read more »

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Jacob Sues Wyclef Over $300k Jewelry Bill

Incarcerated jeweler Jacob “The Jeweler” Arabov and his company Jacob & Co. filed a lawsuit against Wyclef Jean, claiming the rapper/producer owes over $300,000 in unpaid bills.   According to The New York Daily News, a lawsuit filed yesterday (July 29), Jacob & Co. accuses Wyclef of purchasing $765,000 worth of watches and jewels between… Read more »

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Baby Heading To Trial Over Marijuana Charge

Cash Money Records’ CEO rapper Bryan “Birdman” Williams pleaded not guilty to marijuana possession charges during a preliminary hearing yesterday (July 29) in Kingsport, Tennessee.   Williams and 15 others were originally charged with possession of marijuana, after police stopped his RV last November on Interstate 81 for making an improper lane change, which forced… Read more »

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Kidz In The Hall Rapper Arrested

AllHipHop.com has confirmed the weekend arrest of Chicago rapper Naledge, one half of duo Kidz In The Hall.   The 25-year-old artist, born Jabari Miles Evans, was taken into custody in Tempe, Arizona early Saturday morning (July 26) following an incident at a local nightclub where he and partner DJ Double-O were scheduled to perform…. Read more »

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NY Jets Player Thomas Jones Launches New Label

New York Jets running back Thomas Jones is taking his love for music to the next level, with the launch of his new independent record label Outta Pocket Entertainment.   Jones, who is dating actress Meagan Good, hopes the venture will serve as a vehicle to emerge as “more than your average record label,” while… Read more »

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