Joe Budden And Game End Beef

After a heated volley of rhymes via mixtapes, rappers Joe Budden and The Game have officially squashed their beef.The two rappers, some affiliates and Game’s manager Jimmy Henchmen, met Friday (March 5) at an undisclosed location to put their differences aside, Budden’s confirmed with beef started when Budden referenced G-Unit on a song that… Read more »



Necro, Khia Banned In Australia

Rappers Necro and Khia have been banned from being purchased by children in Australia under new censorship rules.The Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) introduced a four level censorship guideline three years ago.The first two levels warn about the explicit content of a recording, while level three is a ban of sale to persons under the… Read more »



Five FT Of Black Moon Convicted On Drug Charges

Five FT of rap group Black Moon was convicted yesterday (March 6) for the alleged sale of an illegal substance, stemming from an incident in 2002. The rapper is facing four to nine years, pending sentencing which is scheduled for April 1. Black Moon recently dropped an album, Total Eclipse on Duck Down, which featured… Read more »



Xzibit Lands Show With MTV

Xzibit’s new TV show “Pimp My Ride” will make its debut on MTV tonight (March 4).The show, described as a cross between “Monster Garage,” “Cribs” and “The Real World,” takes “automotively challenged fans” and turns their vehicles into masterpieces.”We got a car garage out here called West Coast Customs and what we do is I… Read more »



Lawyer, Suspected Gang Leader Charged With Trying To Influence Turk Case

A Memphis, Tennessee attorney and a suspected gang leader were charged with numerous offenses after authorities allege the men tried to influence a number of high profile cases, including the case of rapper Tab "Turk" Virgil, Jr.Scott Crawford, 34, and lawyer for Virgil, was charged with conspiracy, bribery, possession of crack cocaine, possession of an… Read more »



N.E.R.D. Prepares To “Fly Or Die”

N.E.R.D., the alter ego group of production team The Neptunes, is preparing to release the follow up to their 2002 debut In Search Of…With group member Shae, Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo recorded Fly Or Die in Los Angeles, New York and their hometown of Virginia Beach, Virginia.The trio decided to drop former backup group… Read more »



B2K Signs Bizzy Bone

Pop boy band B2K has signed former Bone Thugs-n-Harmony Member Bizzy Bone to their new label, Super Fam Records.”We got a whole lot of artists. We bringing Bizzy Bone back,” said group member J-Boog.He also revealed that singer Ray J was actually signed to their label as an artist not as a member of B2K.Boog… Read more »



Teena Marie Prepares Cash Money Records Debut

R&B Legend Teena "Lady Tee" Marie is preparing to release her Cash Money Records debut, La Doña. The album is being released under Cash Money’s new imprint, Cash Money Classics. Mannie Fresh and Tina Marie handled the production chores for the first single, "Still In Love." The album also contains a reunion with soul legend… Read more »



Trina Single Finds Its Way To Radio

Copies of Trina’s "Leaving You" formerly known as "Big Ol’ D*ck" has been leaked to radio, despite it not being approved by her label, Atlantic. "We just have to run with it at this point," Trina told "People want to hear it, so we are going to get it out there while there is… Read more »