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Ghostface Records Album With Son

Wu-Tang Clan rapper Ghostface Killah is making his new album a family affair with the addition of his 17-year-old son Sun God.The duo joins forces for two tracks on More Fish, the sequel to Ghostface’s previous Def Jam effort, Fishcale.In addition to Sun God, who appears on the tracks "Miguel Sanchez" and "God 2 God,"… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: K-Fed

The divorce between Kevin “K-Fed” Federline and Britney Spears may be nasty, literally. According to reports, K-Fed may have a tape of he and soon-to-be ex-wife Britney Spears having sex. He has allegedly threatened to release the tape unless Spears gives him custody of their two children and pay an undisclosed amount of cash. Last… Read more »

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DMX Sells Harlem Brownstone

DMX is reportedly selling his three-story Harlem, N.Y., brownstone for $1.9 million, having realized that he hasn’t utilized the space. The Yonkers, N.Y., rapper (born Earl Simmons) bought the Fifth Avenue spot, which is opposite Mount Morris Park, in 2001 for $750,000 in cash, according to the New York Times. It was purchased during what… Read more »

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Snoop Dogg Launches Pet Line

Amid several recent arrests, Snoop Dogg continues to build his brand with the launch of a new line of pet products. The Snoop Dogg Pet Line will start taking pre-orders Nov. 21 via a partnership with Amazon.com. The new line features various accessories for dogs, including toys, apparel and a sound chip that plays signature… Read more »

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Ludacris Joins the Search For Runaways

Rapper/actor Ludacris is aiding in the search for runaway youth through his nonprofit, Ludacris Foundation, teaming up with Along with the National Runaway Switchboard, the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network and Essence Cares to bring awareness to the issue. The effort is part of the Switchboard’s public education campaign to increase awareness of issues facing America’s… Read more »

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Jacob The Jeweler Sues Rapper Scarface Over Jewels

Jacob "The Jeweler" Arabo filed a lawsuit against Scarface last week, claiming the pioneering Houston-based rapper owes over $37,000 for jewelry purchased in 2002. The famed jeweler to the stars claims that he repeatedly asked Scarface, born Bradley Jordan, to pay for the undisclosed items without success, so he filed the lawsuit in an attempt… Read more »

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Jay-Z, Russell Simmons Team To Combat Anti-Semitism

Jay-Z and Russell Simmons have teamed up to produce a public service announcement aimed at combating anti-semitism. In addition to running his non-profit organization The Hip-Hop Summit Action Network, Simmons serves as chairman of the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding. The foundation’s mission is to foster and develop positive relationships with other ethnic groups. The Foundation… Read more »

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TASF Events Celebrate Release of New Tupac Album

A week-long celebration to mark the release of Tupac Shakur’s newest posthumous release Pac’s Life kicked off today (Nov. 11) at the Vaknin Gallery in Atlanta. The event, titled All Eyez on Me: Hip-Hop’s Legendary Performers and Photographers, photographers, was the first in a series of occasions organized by the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation (TASF)…. Read more »

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Gerald Levert Dies Of Heart Attack

R&B singer Gerald Levert died today (Nov. 10), after suffering a fatal heart attack. Levert, also known as “G-Bear” to his fans, is featured on Styles P upcoming album Time Is Money . He was 40-years-old. The R&B singer was working on a reality show that featured him losing weight along with 12 of his… Read more »

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Ludacris Tapped As Ambassador For YouthAids, Embarks On Speaking Tour

Rapper Ludacris will embark on a four-date speaking engagement that starts in Los Angeles and ends in Washington DC on World Aids Day, as part of YouthAIDS "Kick Me!" Campaign.Ludacris, who serves as an ambassador for YouthAIDS, will speak to students at UCLA, Northwestern University, NYU and George Washington University about the HIV/AIDS pandemic, which… Read more »

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