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Scarface Attacks DEA

Scarface has attacked the DEA, for their investigation into Rap-A-Lot Records. The investigation began in 1988, when authorities discovered 76 Kilograms of cocaine in a car from a used car dealership that Rap-A-Lot CEO J-Prince owned. The DEA then opened an investigation into J-Prince, his label and his affiliates. The agent who led the investigation,… Read more »

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Nelly, Cash Money To Hit The Road

Nelly, The Cash Money Billionaires, R&B acts Joe and Profyle have embarked on a nationwide tour, kicking off November 12th, in Houston, Texas. Here are the dates: Nov. 12; Houston, Texas; Compaq Center Nov. 15; Miami, Fla.; American Airlines Arena Nov. 18; Annapolis, Md.; 92Q radio show Nov. 19; Philadelphia, Pa.; First Union Spectrum Nov…. Read more »

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New Jurassic 5 Video On The Way

Jurassic 5 has been keeping busy lately. You can catch them today, (Wednesday October 18th) on MTV’s new Hip-Hop show, Direct Effect. The show is on from 5:30pm to 6:30pm EST. The group informed allhiphop that their video, "Quality Control" is one of the most played videos on MTV’s sister station, M2. In the markets… Read more »

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Outkast Reacts To Album Leak

Outkast has reacted to their album being leaked over the internet. The latest album, Stankonia, has apparently been leaked to various websites. Stankonia, which includes their single Bombs Over Baghdad, is scheduled to be in stores October 31st. The group issued this statement: "As artists, we appreciate the anticipation our fans have for our music,… Read more »

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Ice-T Drops Knowledge

Ice T spoke at the Kansas African-American Economic And Human Development Expo III, on Saturday. Addressing the audience, Ice T talked about education and self reliance. "Street smarts will get you killed sooner than book smarts. Street smarts will teach you how to make money, but 98 percent of how you do it is illegal…. Read more »

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New Book Series On The Way

Syndicate Media Group, based out of Los Angeles, has launched a series of pulp-fiction books that have come under fire by some community members. The series of books are aimed at Hip-Hop fans, and will also include a CD of previously unreleased music. The books, which will be available at Tower Records, along with some… Read more »

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DJ Hurricane To Release Don’t Sleep

DJ Hurricane is set to release his album, Don’t Sleep October 10th, on TVT Records. The all-star, ensemble cast of Don’t Sleep includes Talib Kweli, Xzibit, Faith Evans, Money Mark, Public Enemy, The Lost Boyz, N’Dea Davenport, The Flipmode Squad, Ad Rock from the Beastie Boys and an unexpected appearance from Scott Weiland of the… Read more »

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BET Doubles Security

Snoop Dogg was filming BET’s show 106&Park on Tuesday Oct 3rd, and in anticipation of his presence, the Black network nearly doubled the security in an effort to prevent any attempts to kill the rapper. In recent incidents like the Source Awards, alleged Bloods and affiliates of Death Row Records ran rampant seeking to bodily… Read more »

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Mr. Short Khop Lands Deal With TVT

Mr. Short Khop has announced that he has landed a deal with the TVT Records imprint. Short Khop, who was featured on We Be Clubbin and Pushin Weight will release his debut album, DA Khop Shop, sometime in January 2001. The album will feature Shaquille O’Neal, Kurupt, Kokain, W.C. And Ice Cube. Producers include Battlecat,… Read more »

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J Records Looking For Acts

Clive Davis, former big willie at Arista, is looking for artists for his new label, J Records. He recently purchased a full floor for the new labels office space, located at 745 Fifth Avenue, 6th Floor in New York City. The new office has views of Central Park and is close to the street. The… Read more »

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Nelly To Debut In New Movie

Nelly will debut has acting skills in a new flick, titled Snipes. He will play a Hip-Hop artist who is kidnapped on the eve of his debut album release. The movie, which has a budget of less than $10 Million is the first release from Ruffnation Films, which is headed by former Co-CEO of Ruffhouse… Read more »

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Dre And Ed Lover Bounce

Dr. Dre and Ed Lover, popular MTV hosts of Yo MTV Raps fame, left their gig at KKBT-FM The Beat, which is a Los Angeles version of New York City’s Hot 97. They have been replaced by Steve Harvey, who left his top rated radio show in Chicago, at WGCI-FM. He moved out to the… Read more »

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Hip-Hop Gets The Blues

Fat Possum/Epitaph are putting a new twist on Hip-Hop. On October 24th, the label will release an album titled: New Beats From The Delta. The Mississippi based label will take songs from legendary blues artists Junior Kimbrough, CeDell Davis, T-Model Ford and Johnny Farmer to name a few on the album, and remix the songs… Read more »

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Puff Daddy Settles With Publishing Co.

Puff Daddy has settled a lawsuit filed against him by music publishing company Brumley& Sons, over his tribute to Biggie Smalls, I’ll Be Missing You. The object of the dispute was Puff’s use of eight words from the 1929 gospel song, I’ll Fly Away, which was composed in 1929 by Albert Brumley while he was… Read more »

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Drag-On Arrested On Assault Charge

Drag-On was arrested and charged with assault, after he got into a fight with his Limo driver. He was arraigned and released on bail. He later told Fox 5 News in New York his side of what happened. Ruff Ryders rapper Dragon was arrested in New York on Monday night and charged with assault after… Read more »

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