Rapper Vishiss Releases New Single

Detroit native, rapper and former star of the canceled UPN show "Platinum," Vishiss recently released a new 12 inch single on his own indie record label, Spit Records. Vishiss, who was introduced to a national audience as VersIS on the television show, explains that he was a rapper long before the television show, falling in… Read more »



Trick Daddy Concert Moved, Organizers Claim Racism

A concert featuring Trick Daddy and Khia was moved from a remote area of Suwannee County, Florida to Gainesville on Saturday, prompting organizers to cry racism. The concert was scheduled to take place at The Sugar Shack, but was halted when Suwannee County sheriff officials served the owner with an injunction to cancel the event,… Read more »



Beanie Sigel Out On Bail

On Saturday, Dwight “Beanie Sigel” Grant, was released from jail after posting bail. Police claim Grant shot and injured Terrence Speller after the two men argued outside a bar in Philadelphia. These latest allegations against Grant, which Grant’s attorney, Fortunato Perri Jr., says his client is denying, add to a list of run-ins with the… Read more »



Beanie Sigel Charged With Attempted Murder

Beanie Sigel is in police custody and was charged with attempted murder today, for a shooting that occurred outside of a bar in West Philadelphia earlier in the week. Sigel turned himself in to authorities after the Roc The Mic concert at the Tweeder center in Camden New Jersey, in connection with the shooting of… Read more »



Barry White Passes At The Age Of 58

R&B legend and crooner Barry White died on Friday at the age of 58. White suffered from years of high blood pressure, which ultimately led to kidney failure. White passed away yesterday morning around 9:30 a.m. at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, according to White’s manager, Ned Shankman. White’s influence on hip-hop is strong, as his music… Read more »



Coors Light To “Celebrate” Hip-Hop’s 4 Elements

Coors Light will "celebrate self expression," by introducing collectors edition beer cans, designed by a local Denver, Colorado artist. The alcoholic beverages will feature the four elements of hip-hop:B-boying, Turntablism, Emceeing, and Graffiti. "Many of today’s artists have been influenced by the hip-hop movement, which has never been more popular than it is now," said… Read more »



Witnesses Produced To Defend Suge Knight

Rose Kogerman, an attorney for Marion “Suge” Knight, said Wednesday that her client did not assault a valet, and she has witnesses to prove it. Claiming that it was another individual who became physical with the parking valet, Kogerman purports to have statements from 8 witnesses confirming Knight’s innocence. "Unfortunately for Mr. Knight, it appears… Read more »



Cormega Signs First Artist, Prepares New Compilation, DVD

Rapper Cormega signed female rapper Donà, the first artist on his independent record label, Legal Hustle Records. Donà (pronounced Donya) is finishing up her debut album My Brother’s Keeper and is featured on Cormega’s third album, the upcoming Urban Legend album. “Donà is incredible! I can’t even explain how she rhymes," Mega said. "When you… Read more »