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Lil’ Wayne Explains Jay-Z Comments, Clipse Fire Back At Lil’ Wayne

After setting the streets ablaze with controversial comments about Jay-Z, The Clipse, Young Buck and Pharrell in the December/January issue of Complex magazine, Lil’ Wayne recently called in to DJ Absolut’s Hot 97 show in an attempt to temper his words. During the 7-minute interview, Weezy addresses comments he made to Complex about Jay-Z.“I don’t… Read more »

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Justo’s 10th Annual Mixtape Awards Cut Short

Hundreds of fans and industry executives braved the frigid New York cold for Justo’s 10th Annual Mixtape Awards, which were held at the famed Apollo Theater in Harlem last night (Dec. 7).What was supposed to be a celebration honoring Orpheus "Justo" Faison’s legacy and the music industry’s top mixtape DJ’s turned into a chaotic scene,… Read more »

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The Game, Ed Hardy Founder Christian Audigier Team To Help Foster Children

The Game is spreading a little Christmas cheer early to underprivileged youth in Los Angeles his native city of Compton, California.The rapper’s Black Wall Street Foundation teamed with popular fashion designer and Ed Hardy clothing founder Christian Audigier to design original limited edition Black Wall Street / Ed Hardy inspired shirts.The stylish shirts will benefit… Read more »

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Andre 3000 To Star Opposite Will Ferrell In ‘Semi-Pro’

Rapper Andre "3000" Benjamin continues his foray into the world of film with a new basketball comedy titled Semi-Pro. Benjamin joins an all-star cast that includes Will Ferrell and Woody Harrelson. Semi-Pro, which is being produced by New Line Cinema, centers around a fictional 1970’s American Basketball League Association (ABA) team, the Flint Michigan Tropics…. Read more »

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Power 105 DJ Carl Blaze Shot Multiple Times

A popular disc jockey at New York’s Power 105.1 was shot multiple times within the last few hours, sources told AllHipHop.com.DJ Carl Blaze was reportedly shot 16 times and is now clinging to life in an area hospital, after an alleged attempted robbery. According to sources, the popular DJ has lost tremendous amounts of blood… Read more »

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Diddy, Sean John Aim To Stamp Out Fake Clothing In Canada

Sean "Diddy" Combs is firing the first shot in a war against those selling counterfeit versions of his Sean John Canada clothing line.On Tuesday (Dec. 5), the company launched "Don’t Buy a Lie," an anti-counterfeit campaign designed to promote and generate awareness about the country’s counterfeiting issues through an alliance with Canadian media, celebrities, retailers… Read more »

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ESPN Explores Muhammad Ali’s Connection To Rap Music

In a new documentary, cable network ESPN explores the theory that boxing legend Muhammad Ali unknowingly invented rap music in a new original program entitled, Ali Rap. Hosted by Public Enemy front man Chuck D, the documentary attempts to hypothesize that Ali invented rap by closely examines the relationship between the famed boxer and Hip-Hop…. Read more »

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Russell Simmons Hopes To Change The Negative View Of Africa’s Diamond Industry

The Simmons Jewelry Company introduced a plan Tuesday (Dec. 5) in New York, to empower African communities where diamonds are a natural resource. Simmons announced the establishment of the Diamond Empowerment Fund, hours after returning from a nine day mission exploring the diamond industries of South Africa, and Botswana. “I have witnessed…that diamonds can be… Read more »

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