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Miss Jones Moved Off Hot 97

Hot 97 announced the cancellation of its long-running and often controversial show “Miss Jones in the Morning.” As early as July 21st, the show’s “AM Drive” time slot will now be split between two shows with a national following. In a statement issued by the station’s parent company Emmis Communications, listeners in the New York… Read more »

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Russell Simmons Defends Child Support Ruling

Mogul Russell Simmons has grown weary of the “gossip rumors” surrounding his court-mandated child support with former wife Kimora Lee Simmons and their two daughters.The Def Jam founder has issued a lengthy statement to differentiate fact from fiction.”The fact is, we’ve had a pretty good partnership at sharing the girls in the past,” Simmons explains…. Read more »

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EXCLUSIVE: DJ Scratch Splits from EPMD

After over 20 years of being the backbone of the legendary EPMD, DJ Scratch has announced a shocking split from the group.   In an exclusive interview with AllHipHop.com, Scratch detailed the circumstances that have led to the current rift and why he will not be participating in any form, on the group’s forthcoming album… Read more »

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Michael Baisden Taps Rappers For Tour

Nationally syndicated on-air radio personality Michael Baisden will receive assistance from the Hip-Hop community next month, as rapper Chubb Rock and pioneer Kool DJ Red Alert join him on his Michael Baisden tour.   The pair will appear with Baisden when the tour makes a stop at the Nokia Theater in Times Square, New York… Read more »

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Death Row Records Sold To Highest Bidder

The majority of Death Row Records’ publishing and recorded music assets became the property of the Global Music Group on Tuesday (June 24).   Global Music Group acquired Suge Knight’s former empire for $25 million during an estate auction, which took place in Los Angeles.   With the traditional 10-day waiting period waived, the Tennessee… Read more »

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Snoop Confirms Detox; Dre Producing Upcoming Album

Rapper Snoop Dogg recently left the recording studio, recording tracks for Dr. Dre’s highly anticipated album, Detox.   “That record is real it’s coming,” Snoop Dogg said during an interview today (June 25) on Big Boy’s Neighborhood. “You know me, I was starting to doubt it myself and then I went up in there and… Read more »

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Caustic Rhymes Cost Shaq His Badge

“America’s Toughest Sheriff” has stripped Shaquille O’Neal of his status as a Maricopa County special deputy and colonel, in response to his widely circulated freestyle video.   Sheriff Joe Arpaio took exception to Shaq’s use of the n-word and other obscenities during the impromptu performance, which was taped by an audience member and posted on… Read more »

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