Wyclef Accused Of Pulling Gun

Wyclef, has been accused of pulling out a gun, and pointing it at the chest of Jesse Washington, the editor-in-chief of Vibe Magazines latest venture, Blaze Magazine. Washington claims that while in the Hit Factory, Clef rolled up tipsy and was distraught at the fact that Washington was going to give Canibus a negative review,… Read more »



Snoop Dogg To Debut At Number 1

Snoop Dogg is making Master P very happy- and rich. His debut album for the No Limit label is expected to bump The Beastie Boys Hello Nasty album off the number one slot, ending their 3 week run at number one. According to soundscan, Snoops release, Da Game Is To Be Sold, Not To Be… Read more »



DMC Announces US Champ

The DMC (short for Disco Mix Club) has announced their U.S. Champion Saturday in front of a crowd of over 1,000 Hip-Hop heads. 20 year old DJ Craze from Miami won the championship, and he now has to go to Paris, where he will battle 30 DJs from all over the world for the world… Read more »



Tupac Shakur Estate Battles Bootleggers

The Tupac Shakur Estate is still battling bootleggings and unauthorized releases of his material. Lawyers for his Estate filed a temporary injunction to block further selling and distribution of In His Own Words, which was released by Mecca Records earlier this year. Mecca Records, and its CEO, Joe Iziro sought to have rights granted to… Read more »



Choclair Signs With Virgin

Choclair, one of Canada’s premier Hip-Hop acts, has recently been snatched off the underground circuit and signed with Virgin Music Canada. He was signed after he won the Canadian Urban Music Award for best male Hip-Hop act. Look for Choclair to blow up later on this year.  



MC Lyte Back On The Scene

MC Lyte is back with a new video, and production help from Missy Elliott, and LL Cool J. LL produced a song on the album, called Play Girls Play. He not only produced the song, but he wrote Lyte’s Lyrics ( wack). Lyte’s album is going to be called Seven & Seven, and if the… Read more »



Play Attempts Suicide

On a sadder note for the Hip-Hop community, it was brought to ourattention that pioneering group member, Play, of Kid-n-Play recently attempted suicide. Apparently he was bitter over a divorce, and the way his career was going. Best known for his Raps, and his acting, play is also a fashion designer, and did the groups… Read more »



Mack 10 And Fat Joe: Long Lost Brothers

Mack 10 and Fat Joe are the latest Hip-Hop heads to become actors in the newest straight to video flick (which is becoming the thang amongst Hip-Hoppers), Thicker Than Water, which is due out early next year. The shooting starts next week on location in LA. The story line is about two cats who don’t… Read more »



Dirty Leaves Hospital

ODB left the hospital last week after being treated a superficial gun shot wound. Ol Dirty, one of the founders and member of The Wu-Tang Clan, was wounded Tuesday when two men barged into his girls apartment and shot him. The rapper, whose real name is Russell Jones, was in stable condition at Interfaith Medical… Read more »



Rza Signs Deal With Red Ant

The RZA has signed an exclusive production and distribution agreement with Red Ant Records, to distribute the superstar producer/label CEO’s latest label. This one, Threat Records is co-owned with the RZA by manager/promoter Cath Jones. The first release off the label is the highly anticpated Sunz Of Man LP, The Last Shall Be The First.Red… Read more »



Eightball Debuts Strong

Eightball hit number 2 on the Billboard Rap charts last week, with his release Lost. The album is already certified Platinum (1,000,000 sold) and is a Triple CD. The release is on Tony Draper’s Suave House Records, based out of Houston Texas. Lost has guest appearances by Master P, Mystikal, Redman, Busta Rhymes and Too… Read more »