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DJ Swamp Releases Never Is Now, Tours

Primarily known for his work as Beck’s DJ, as well as being the 1996 DMC US Champ and a 15-year DJ veteran, Swamp is already a heavy hitter in the turntablist and remix worlds. The release of his new CD, Never is Now marks the next progression in DJ Swamp’s career. In an era where… Read more »

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Mac Da Assassin Convicted

No Limit star Mckinley “Mac Da Assassin” Phipps was convicted Friday of manslaughter in the shooting of 19-year-old Barron Victor Jr. at a New Orleans club last year, despite the claims from another man, who claims he fired the bullet. Jurors deliberated for 7 hours and voted 10-2 for manslaughter. Mac was spared the more… Read more »

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Oh No! Nate Dogg Readies New Album

Nate Dogg is ready to drop his long-awaited solo album, and — unsurprisingly — the King of Cameos isn’t going it alone. Some of Nate’s past collaborators — including Pharoahe Monch, Kurupt, Jermaine Dupri, Ludacris, Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg — will rap along with the crooning O.G. on Music & Me, which drops December… Read more »

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Ja-Rule Expands, Readies New LP

Ja-Rule, who will shoot the video for his latest single, “Always On Time” next week in Miami, has been a busy man lately. According to sources, it seems that JA-Rule has set his sites beyond Hip-Hop, recently penning the remix to Jennifer Lopez’ hit "I’m Real," as well as songs on Mariah Carey’s new album… Read more »

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Bank Forecloses On Juvenile’s Home

According to court papers filed by the Bank of New York, Juvenile has failed to make any of the monthly $2,329 mortgage payments on his home since April. The bank has foreclosed on its loan for the $315,000 Mandeville, LA real estate and has authorized the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office to seize the property… Read more »

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Wu-Tang, Afroman Win Doobie Awards

The Wu-Tang Clan and Afroman were winners of High Times magazine’s Doobie Award. The 2nd annual show, which was scheduled for September 12th at the Wetlands in New York City, was canceled due to the terrorist acts the day before. Afroman, who won Pot Song Of The Year was scheduled to perform at the show…. Read more »

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Dr. Dre Helps Victims Of Attack

Dr. Dre donated $1 million dollars to help with the relief efforts, due to the terrorist attacks that leveled the World Trade Center and smashed a portion of the Pentagon. The donation, went to Los Angeles’ Hot 106 FM’s Power Of The Dollar fundraising campaign. Other artists have also donated as well. Russell Simmons donated… Read more »

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Benzino Pleads Innocent

Ray "Benzino" Scott, co-owner of The Source, has pleaded innocent to to 9 charges levied against him by the Miami Beach Police Department. Benzino was arrested after officers allegedly caught him speeding. Benzino will be arraigned October 1st, before Circuit Judge Gill Freeman. As we reported after The Source Awards, Benzino was arrested after he… Read more »

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Snoop Dogg Does Womens Underwear

Snoop Dogg’s syndicated radio show, Bigg Snoop Dogg Radio continues to do well for the stations that carry the show. On the show, Snoop takes listeners on a four hour journey of world premier releases, mixes and in studio interviews with top acts. Recent guests have included Busta Rhymes, Fred Durst, Tha Eastsidaz, Nate Dogg,… Read more »

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LL In Negotiations For New Film

LL Cool J is in negotiations to star in the action-thriller feature "Mindhunters" for director Renny Harlin. Production is slated to begin in November in the Netherlands. The project will reunite the rapper-actor and the director, who worked together on the 1999 Warner Bros. feature "Deep Blue Sea." The film’s plot revolves around the FBI’s… Read more »

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R.I.P. Tupac Amaru Shakur 1971-1996

On September 7th, people started leaving the Mike Tyson/Bruce Seldon fight that was held at the MGM grand. Tupac Shakur was in attendance that fateful night. The fight, which started at 8 p.m., lasted 109 seconds, with Mike Tyson being declared the winner in a fight that many feel was thrown by Bruce Seldon. The… Read more »

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Jayo Felony Changes Album Name

After all the controversy surrounding Jayo Felony and his beef with Snoop Dogg and the Dogg Pound, Jayo has dropped the title "Crip Hop" for his new album and will go with Trip Hop instead.The album will drop on his own Loco Records and will feature appearances from Ja Rule, E-40 and more. At this… Read more »

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DJ Enuff Readies New Mix CD

Every afternoon,"Rush Hour" in New York City turns into a house party. From open windows in Jeeps, Land Cruisers, Escalades and hoopdees across the 5 boroughs, the tastiest and hottest in hip-hop – deftly cut and mixed club-style ­ blazes into the afternoon air. It¹s five o¹clock, the country¹s premier urban radio station – HOT… Read more »

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Kane & Abel Sentenced

Kane & Abel, once part of Master P’s No Limit empire, were sentenced to three years in Federal prison on Wednesday. A U.S. District Court Judge accepted the rappers’ plea last year, in which Kane & Abel admitted to lying to Federal Agents about jailed New Orlean’s murderer and drug kingpin Richard Pena. The Judge… Read more »

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