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Carmelo Anthony Hosts Third Annual H.O.O.D. Movement

Denver Nuggets star Carmelo Anthony will host his third annual Third Annual H.O.O.D. Movement 3 on 3 Challenge, this Saturday (June 23) in Baltimore, MD.Anthony’s teammates Allen Iverson, JR Smith, Rocsi of BET’s 106th & Park, Big Tigger, Ray Lewis and others will attend the event, which is designed to foster community spirit in Baltimore.The… Read more »

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West Coast Vet Kam Prepares Star Studded New LP

West coast veteran Kam is preparing a new album titled Self & Kind, which will feature guest appearances from some of the biggest names in Hip-Hop.   The politically charged Kam made his debut on the classic single “Every Single Weekend,” taken from Boyz-N-the-Hood soundtrack.   He was also once signed to his Lench Mob… Read more »

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Fabolous Hits #1 With New Album

Island Def Jam artist Fabolous hit # 1 on Billboard’s R&B/Hip-Hop Chart and #2 on The Billboard 200 Chart with his latest release, From Nothing to Something.   According to Soundscan the CD, which was released on June 12th, sold over 158,640 copies its first week in stores, making it Fabolous’ biggest first week of… Read more »

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Mims Teams With Dame Dash’s BlockSavvy.com

New York rapper Mims, best known for his chart-topping single “This Is Why I’m Hot,” was recently granted his own channel on BlockSavvy.com, a social networking site that focuses on urban culture and lifestyle.   Mims’ channel will feature exclusive video performances and Mims will also interact with BlockSavvy.com members, answering questions and sending shout… Read more »

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Del, A Plus, Souls of Mischief Hit The Road

Hieroglyphic members Del The Funky Homosapien, A Plus and the Souls of Mischief are hitting the road this July in support of new releases on their independent label, Hiero Imperium.   Souls of Mischief will hit the road for a tour of Canada and the United States.   The tour kicks of in Johnson City,… Read more »

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Diddy’s Former Bodyguard Busted For Identity Theft

A man that provided high level security services to celebrities like Sean “Diddy” Combs and Hillary Duff has been sentenced to prison for identity theft, after years of living and working under an assumed identity.   According to The Miami Herald, Combs’ bodyguard Robert A. Morillo was sentenced Friday (June 15) in federal court to… Read more »

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Salt-N-Pepa Land Reality Show On VH1

Pioneering female rappers Salt-N-Pepa will star in their own reality show titled The Salt ‘N’ Pepa Show, which is one of seven new series that will premiere on VH1 in 2008. The 10-episode “celebreality” show features the Grammy winning group as they attempt to reunite both personally and professionally. Tension arises as the group attempts… Read more »

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?uestlove Talks The Roots New, 10th LP

After the critical success of last year’s Game Theory, Philadelphia Hip-Hop band The Roots are already at work on their next album, tentatively titled Rising Down.   Roots drummer and de facto leader ?uestlove offered up some details about The Roots’ tenth album   “We’re trying to make number ten as exciting as number one… Read more »

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Chicago Church Billboards Target Ten “Trash” Rappers; Snoop, Lil Wayne, Nelly, Others Named

A variety of popular rappers have come under attack in Chicago, where a Southside church has erected twenty billboards throughout the city, denouncing rappers they claim “demean women and perpetuate violence.”   The billboards were placed by the Faith Community of Saint Sabina church and urges community members to “stop listening to trash.”   Snoop… Read more »

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