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DreamWorks Gobbled Up By Universal

DreamWorks, the conglomerate owned by Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen, have agreed to sell their music division, home to such acts as Mystik, Q-Tip, Sleepy Brown, Vishuss, Floetry and Nelly Furtado. Sources stated that the recorded business will be gobbled up by the mammoth Universal Music Group for $100 million dollars. Universal is… Read more »

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Murphy Lee Strikes Gold

Murphy Lee’s debut solo album Murphy’s Law has reached gold selling status, moving 500,000 copies since dropping in October. The album sold over 134,000 copies in the first week of being in the stores, fending off competition from over 20 albums, including strong debuts from Rob Zombie, Anthony Hamilton and Fuel. The album debuted at… Read more »

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KRS-One, Bambaataa To Rock SOB’s

This November, the Universal Zulu Nation celebrates its thirtieth year of existence. In honor of the occasion, a rare performance reconvenes Afrika Bambaataa and the Soulsonic Force for an unforgettable evening on Sunday November 9.The event will take place at SOB’s in New York. Other performances include headliner KRS-One, the Jungle Brothers, and others to… Read more »

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Tray Deee Arrested In Shooting Incident

Tray “Tray Deee” Muhammad was arrested and booked with felony assault with a deadly weapon, for allegedly firing a handgun at people outside of an unnamed business establishment Saturday in Long Beach.Muhammad was identified as a possible suspect in the shooting and was arrested hours after the incident occured at his Fontana home.No one was… Read more »

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Big Lurch Sentenced To Life In Prison

Antron “Big Lurch” Singleton was sentenced to life in prison yesterday, after being convicted of killing a 21-year-old woman, cutting open her chest and eating a portion of her lung.Singleton had pleaded not guilty to the charges, claiming that he was insane at the time of the killing because he was under the influence of… Read more »

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Arrest Warrant Issued For Juvenile

An arrest warrant has been issued for Terius “Juvenile” Grey, for allegedly failing to pay child support to the mother of his 6-month-old daughter.Gwinnett County police in Georgia obtained the warrant on charges of abandonment of a dependent child. Lt. Nick Neal said that the woman was not asking for an unjustified amount of money… Read more »

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Slick Rick Home From Jail

Legendary rapper Slick Rick Walters was officially released from jail on Friday November 7 after being locked up for over 17 months by immigration officials. He is currently back in the Bronx with his wife and two children. “I still can’t believe it to some degree,” said Rick told the Associated Press. “I’m just thankful… Read more »

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Kim Mathers Disappears, Police Issue Bench Warrants

Eminem’s ex-wife Kim Mathers skipped a preliminary hearing yesterday in a Warren, Michigan and is now a wanted woman by Warren, Michigan authorities.Mathers was scheduled to appear in Warren County District Court to face accusations of drug posession related to a drug raid at a local hotel.Police were responding to reports of a disorderly person… Read more »

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Lloyd Banks Talks Internet Leaks

Because of an online internet leak, Interscope Records, 50 Cent and the G-Unit have decided to move their album Beg For Mercy up to November 14, the same day as the Jay-Z’s Black Album. Lloyd Banks, one of the founding members of G-Unit, explained that he heard of the leak as he and the group… Read more »

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Prodigy Clarifies Arrest Reports

Albert "Prodigy" Johnson has come forward to dispel media reports of his arrest he deemed inaccurate, after he was arrested in Cohoes, New York on the way to a show at the Cohoes Entertainment Complex. "I was charged for possession of a gun and marijuana," Johnson told AllHipHop.com. "Several news outlets reported that crack cocaine… Read more »

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Jay-Z Moves Black Album Up

Jay-Z has opted to move his highly anticipated Black Album forward to combat rampant piracy online and subsequent street bootlegging. The album was initially supposed to drop on November 28, Black Friday also the unofficial start of Christmas shopping, but leaked via the internet as early as Monday. Now the album has been bumped to… Read more »

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Prodigy Of Mobb Deep Busted

Albert “Prodigy” Johnson of popular rap group Mobb Deep, was arrested in upstate New York on Saturday and charged with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon and possession of marijuana.Police were allegedly responding to calls about two suspicious vehicles on Remsen Street in Cohoes, New York near the state capital of Albany.Police encountered two Ford… Read more »

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Arrested Development Taking On Fox

Arrested Development is taking on Fox Broadcasting, Imagine Films Entertainment and New World Communications, alleging the companies infringed on their trademark of the name “Arrested Development,” the same name of a television series that premiered this month.”The use of our name by FOX is not only confusing to the public, but also has the potential… Read more »

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