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50 Cent Rocks Kosovo Despite Looming Violence

Hip-Hop star 50 Cent gave was the first high-profile artist to perform in the volatile country of Kosovo, which ended its war with Serbia in 1999.   50 Cent, born Curtis Jackson, performed in the capital of Pristina, Kosovo, where he also helped launch the country’s second phone network during his 10-hour visit.   Over… Read more »

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Foxy Brown ‘Humbled’ By Prison Stay

Hip-Hop star Foxy Brown made a mandatory court appearance yesterday (December 17) in Brooklyn, New York.   Brown is serving a one year prison sentence at the Rose M. Singer Center For Women At Rikers Island, for violating the terms of her 2004 probation.   She violated her probation after she assaulted her Brooklyn neighbor… Read more »

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Sheek Louch Planning New Solo Album

D-Block member Sheek Louch is planning to release a new album titled Silverback Gorilla, which will hit stores in March of 2008.   The album is the second release from Sheek Louch since D-Block Records inked a marketing and services deal with Koch Records in 2005.   A number of top rappers will appear on… Read more »

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Pimp C Laid To Rest

Approximately 3,500 fans, friends, colleagues, music industry executives, recording artists and family members gathered on the dreary morning of December 13, 2007 at the Robert A. Bowers Civic Center to mourn the passing and celebrate the short life of Chad “Pimp C” Butler.  The event was covered by national news outlets, television networks and tabloids, but… Read more »

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Young Jeezy Hosts ‘Toyz N Da Hood’

Chart-topping rapper Young Jeezy is doing his part to make Christmas memorable for Georgia youth by presenting a week-long toy drive and charity event series with his Corporate Thugz Entertainment (CTE) family, Atlanta Falcon’s star DeAngelo Hall and clothing line 8732.   The series, which will present 1,000 toys for 1,000 kids at various locations… Read more »

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American Gangster Earns Three Golden Globe Nods

American Gangster was nominated for three Golden Globe Awards, including Best Picture of the Year, it was announced yesterday (December 13) in Beverly Hills, California.   The movie, which stars Denzel Washington as Harlem crime boss Frank Lucas, topped the box office upon its release in November and has grossed over $100 million dollars.  … Read more »

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Pimp C. Laid To Rest

A number of Houston rappers paid their final respects to UGK’s Chad “Pimp C.” Butler earlier today (December 13) in Port Arthur, Texas.   Thousands of people attended the funeral, which was held at the Robert A. Bowers Civic Center.   Pimp C.’s rhyming partner Bun B., Chamillionaire, Mike Jones, Willie D. of the Geto Boys,… Read more »

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