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Eminem Granted Visa

Eminem was granted his visa from the Australian government to perform, along with a strict message to respect the countries value and multicultural society. Lawmakers and other groups were opposed to allowing Eminem and D-12 into the country, claiming that his lyrics were violent and homophobic. The groups were attempting to ban Em on the… Read more »

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Ludicris Prepares Sophmore Set

Atlanta’s newest superstar Ludicris is preparing his sophomore album Word of Mouf, ready to hit stores on October 9th. The Southern rhyme slanger, who is up for two Source Awards on August 20th, has his production being provided by the Neptunes, Rockwilder, Trackmasters, as well as the Timbaland, who produced the album’s first single "How… Read more »

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Luke To Reunite 2 Live Crew

Luther "Luke" Campbell recently announced that he is in the works of putting together a reunion album for pioneering free speech group, The 2 Live Crew. "We’re trying to do a reunion album right now, as well as a tribute album with other people doing 2 Live Crew songs," Luke said in an interview with… Read more »

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DMX Indicted

DMX has been indicted by an Erie County grand jury on charges that he failed to show up at Cheektowaga town court, to serve his jail time for a traffic violation conviction last year. DMX, who was supposed to serve 15 days for driving without a license, was released in March after showing up 13… Read more »

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Puff Daddy Being Sought By Miami Police

Puff Daddy is being sought by Miami police, for allegedly driving producer Dallas Austin’s Ferrari recklessly and evading police. According to sources, on June 9th, police spotted Puff driving a silver 2000 Ferrari and watched as he almost struck a pedestrian. As he pulled up to the Goldrush strip club, patrons scattered to avoid being… Read more »

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Beanie Sigel Picked Up For Assault

Beanie Sigel was picked up by Philadelphia police Friday and charged with assault, for attacking a man on Sigel Street, July 5th. 27 year old Sigel, allegedly used his Bentley to block a motorist from getting by a group of his friends. The motorist, Frank Ferrer 31, also of Philly was trying to pass when… Read more »

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Jadakiss On Beef, The Lox

Jadakiss, who is preparing to release his solo LP, Kiss The Game Goodbye, recently spoke to allhiphop’s Jigsaw in an upcoming issue of Mass Appeal Magazine. Kiss shed some light on the so-called beef between himself and Jay-Z, his relationship with The Lox and the future. "We’ll probably squeeze another LOX album out before the… Read more »

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Lauryn Hill Performs

The International African Arts Festival celebrated its 30th Anniversary with a performance from Lauryn Hill on the 4th of July. With only an acoustic guitar, Lauryn sang and rapped for an attentive crowd that filled the outdoor baseball field in Brooklyn. "I used to try and look cute but now all I offer is reality,"… Read more »

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Outkast To Push New Line Of Clothes

Outkast, who recently launched their own clothing line, Outkast Clothing, has teamed with Canal Jean Outlet Center in New York City. July 16th the group will push their new clothing line and include a meet and greet with the artists. "Canal Jean Co. has always appealed to the fashion conscious consumers, it’s the perfect hope… Read more »

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Puff Hit With Papers

Puffy, who just released his latest CD, P. Diddy and the Bad Boy Family: The Saga Continues, was slapped with a child support lawsuit as he was leaving the Regis & Kelly show. According to people present at the scene, Puff came out of the building and stopped to sign autographs for fans on West… Read more »

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Hip-Hop Summit Comes To A Close

On the final day of The 2nd Hip-Hop Summit, artists, executives and leaders from the African-American community said they would label sexually explicit and violent music, as well as posters and websites that promote it. Plans are also in the works to mentor young rappers and executives. A political group will be formed to address… Read more »

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Artists Support 2nd Hip-Hop Summit

With the 2nd Hip-Hop Summit being days away, Talib Kweli, Queen Pen and Keith Murray joined Russell Simmons on an upcoming edition of BET’s Rap City, to talk about the Summit and taking back responsibility. "The Summit is needed to put order into the positive progression of the Hip-Hop culture," Keith Murray said. The 2nd… Read more »

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Bad Seed Signs With Warner Brothers

Brooklyn Born MC The Bad Seed, who nearly died as a child due to asthma, signed with Warner Brothers yesterday. The Bad Seed, who hails from Marcy Projects, the same New York City that brought Hip-Hop Jay-Z and Memphis Bleek, recently appeared on Funk Flex’s Vol.4, 60 Minutes Of Funk on the track "Uhhnnh." Speaking… Read more »

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Rapper In Christian Group Charged

Ja’Marc Antoine Davis, who is a member of Christian Hip-Hop act Raze, waived his rights to a preliminary hearing without a plea agreement on charges of rape and molestation, according to sources. Davis, who is 26, also faces charges of forcible sodomy and rape by instrumentation. Davis, is accused of having a sexual relationship with… Read more »

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Artists Reaction To Shyne Verdict

"I almost burst into tears," says Karla Turner, a Harlem bred fan of Jamaal "Shyne" Barrow, who was sentenced to 10 years in jail after being convicted for charged with first-degree assault, gun possession and reckless endangerment. "I had to go to the bathroom at my job to get it together." Unfortunately, the lengthy, perhaps… Read more »

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