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DJ Carl Blaze Dies

DJ Carl Blaze, a popular New York DJ, has died from wounds sustained after being shot multiple times earlier this month. Blaze, who played nights on New York’s Power 105.1, was shot 13 times on December 7 and was expected to live if he could survive the initial days following the attack. Déjà Vu, an… Read more »

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Steve Rifkind Talks Wu-Tang Clan Album, New Deal

Five years after the release of their last album, Iron Flag, Wu-Tang Clan has reunited for their long awaited follow-up by signing a new record deal with the man credited for bringing them to the masses.Steve Rifkind, CEO of SRC Records, announced the acquisition of the Staten Island collective this week in a video on… Read more »

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Nas’ Ex Carmen Bryan Hit With Plagiarism Lawsuit

While rapper Nas is riding a wave of success with his new album Hip-Hop Is Dead, the rapper’s former girlfriend Carmen Bryan has been hit with a lawsuit over her salacious, tell-all book It’s No Secret: From Nas to Jay-Z, from Seduction to Scandal–a Hip-Hop Helen of Troy Tells All.In a lawsuit filed in Columbus,… Read more »

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Too Short and E-40 Celebrate Holidays with Youth UpRising Members

West Coast rap fixtures Too Short and E-40 are creating Christmas memories for East Oakland, CA. youth through their involvement with Youth UpRising’s (YU) second annual end-of-session holiday party and showcase.The rappers will co-sponsor the gathering, which will be from 4-7 p.m. on Friday (Dec. 22) at Youth Uprising, 8711 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland. Activities include… Read more »

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Tyrese / Black Ty Working On New Album

Anybody that thought rapper Black-Ty was leaving the game after one album is sadly mistaken. Ty, the Hip-Hop alter ego of singer/actor Tyrese, is already working on the follow-up of his debut alter ego, titled Black Rose, after the recent release of Alter Ego. “I’m already workin on my new Black Ty album [and I’m]… Read more »

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Young Jeezy Debuts Atop Album Charts

Young Jeezy’s sophomore album, The Inspiration: Thug Motivation 102, debuted at the top spot on the Billboard Top 200, selling over 350,000 units in its first week. “This album is a step up, but its still so Jeezy,” the Georgia rapper told AllHipHop.com. “It feels so good. It feels bigger and better. When people speak… Read more »

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Eminem and Kim Second Divorce Official

Rapper Eminem and Kim Mathers were officially divorced for the second time Tuesday Dec. 19, according to published reports. The pair was remarried less than a year ago and have had a historically turbulent relationship. The pair will share custody of their daughter Haillie Jade Scott, 10, and opted to split their property under conditions… Read more »

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Doug E. Fresh Launching Hip-Hop Cartoon Series, Reflects on Hip-Hop

As one of Hip-Hop’s best live performers, Doug E. Fresh can rest assured that his place in rap history is secured. Nevertheless, that hasn’t stopped the rhyme veteran from educating current rap fans on the essence of the culture through his new cartoon series Ultra Five. “It’s about the five different elements of Hip-Hop. I’m… Read more »

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