Exclusive: Master P Speaks On New C-Murder Trial

Corey “C-Murder” Miller will return to court on December 12th, attempting to get a retrial in a controversial murder case, in which the rapper was convicted of murdering 16-year-old Steve Thomas in a Jefferson-Parish, Louisiana nightclub.In an exclusive interview, Miller’s brother Percy “Master P” Miller told that his brother was not the shooter and… Read more »



Government Calls Snoop To Testify In Utah Drug Case

Snoop Dogg was served with a subpoena in the trial of Weldon Hal Angelos, the owner of Utah based Extravagant Records.Angelos is accused of distributing marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, money laundering and possession of stolen firearms.The government accuses Angelos of renting a house and an apartment and using them to store… Read more »



Secret Service Not Going To Probe Eminem

George W. Bush’s Secret Service has decided not to launch a formal probe into a bootleg song by Eminem, but admitted they were considering it. The U.S. government agency, whose primary job is to protect the president, revealed that they thought the lyrics might become influential fans that absorb a message in “We As American,”… Read more »



George Clinton Arrested

Funk legend George Clinton was arrested in Tallahassee, Florida after police allegedly witnessed him drop a crack pipe while sitting in a gas station parking lot. Police said they noticed a man sitting in the passenger seat of a car around 2 a.m. Saturday morning. When the officer approached the car, the 63-year-old Clinton allegedly… Read more »



Rusell Simmons, Jackson Hewitt Team Up For Taxes

Russell Simmons and Rush Communications have partnered with Jackson Hewitt, the nation’s second largest tax preparation company. The partnership will allow 48 million Americans without traditional banking services to get access to discounted tax preparation services for the upcoming tax services. The partnership also seeks to education and inform Americans who do not have bank… Read more »



Rosa Parks Lawsuit Allowed To Continue Against Outkast

Rosa Parks won a decision against Outkast today, after the Supreme Court refused to intervene in a lawsuit over 1998’s hit song "Rosa Parks." The 90-year-old Parks alleges that Outkast violated her trademark rights and defamed her. Parks and her lawyer, famed attorney Johnnie Cochran, scored a victory earlier this year, when a portion of… Read more »



Mystikal’s Sex Case Sentencing Delayed

Mystikal’s Sexual Battery Sentencing Pushed Back A scheduled sentencing for rapper Mystikal, who pleaded guilty to sexual battery, was postponed yesterday (Dec. 4) when lawyers defending the rapper claimed the judge shouldn’t be allowed to preside because he saw an “inflammatory version of the tape” that shows the rapper and his bodyguards assaulting his former… Read more »



Three Six Mafia Completing “Choices 2” This Weekend

Rap group Three Six Mafia is completing the sequel to 2001’s best selling video, “Choices.”According to group member DJ Paul, the group will be completing scenes from the movie this weekend in Memphis, Tennessee.The plot for “Choices 2″ centers around crooked Drug and Enforcement Agency (DEA) agents, who set the group up on robbery charges… Read more »



Havoc And The Alchemist Form New Production Company

After years of producing almost exclusively for Mobb Deep and a select few artists, rapper/producer Havoc has teamed with noted producer The Alchemist to create a new production company, The Quiet Storm. "I just finished new joints for Pharaoh Monch, Styles P., Cypress Hill and Mobb’s new album," The Alchemist revealed to The Alchemist… Read more »



MF Doom, KMD Ready New Albums

After reinventing himself as the Metal Face of Doom a.k.a. MF Doom, Zev Luv X and KMD will drop their third album in Spring or Summer of 2004 on the Nature Sounds record label. The album will pick up where their sophomore effort, Black Bastards ended. The album is described as a conceptual album, explaining… Read more »



Eminem Responds To Source In New Statement

Eminem has answered the call of Source founder’s Dave Mays and Raymond “Benzino” Scott to further explain racist comments he made, on a tape that was recorded at least ten years ago.The tape features the rapper using the word n*gger, when referring to African-American women.In a statement released today (December 4)Eminem attributed the comments to… Read more »



Rap Dominates Grammy Nominations

Rap music dominated the nominee’s for the 46th Annual Grammy’s this year, with Jay-Z, Outkast and Pharrell Williams of the Neptunes each garnering six Grammy nominations today. Missy Elliot, Eminem, Chad Hugo and 50 Cent each received five nominations. Jay-Z and Beyonce are up for record of the year for "Crazy in Love," as are… Read more »