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Young Jeezy Talks Spending Halloween With Son

Young Jeezy’s son wanted to follow in his father’s famous footsteps for Halloween but the rapper opted to let his fatherly instincts takeover. “He said he wanted to be ‘The Snowman,’ but I told him no, he needs to be himself. He’s cool with that though,” the Atlanta rapper told AllHipHop.com with a chuckle. Young… Read more »

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NY Giants Embrace Jim Jones Club Anthem

Jim Jones may have found another crew to roll with other than his Dipset collective. The Harlem lyricist says he was so happy to hear that his new song “We Fly High” was embraced by the New York Giants that he decided to remix it for his hometown team. New York’s Daily News reports that… Read more »

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Cool and Dre Ink Deal To Release Miami Rapper Joe Hound

After producing a string of hits for a bevy of artists including Lil Wayne, Fat Joe, Rick Ross and others, production duo Cool & Dre announced a deal with Skeleton Key Entertainment to release music from their label imprint Epidemic Music. Through the new arrangement, the Miami based producers will release their latest discovery, Joe… Read more »

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DMX Launching Signature Clothing Line

DMX is expanding his business career beyond music with the launch of his new clothing lines, the DMX and DMX Signature collections. The rapper’s line will include designer apparel, footwear, head wear and outerwear. According to representatives, the clothing line will border on the “rough edge of hip-hop mixed with the practicality of the no… Read more »

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Hell Rell Launching New Action Game

Dip Set rapper Hell Rell is venturing into the electronic gaming world with a new action game that thrusts the Harlem rapper into a variety of battle scenarios across New York. The as-yet-untitled game is being developed by Sun Sparks Studios, a video game development studio that specializes in games for the music industry and… Read more »

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Baby Explains Picture Kissing Lil’ Wayne

It might be the most interesting kiss ever in Hip-Hop. Bryan “Baby” Williams, Cash Money Records executive, addressed a picture circulating of him kissing label mate Lil’ Wayne on the lips as he promoted a new CD by the duo. In an interview with Q93, a Clear Channel station in New Orleans, the mogul and… Read more »

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City of Philadelphia Moving Towards Ban On Blunts

Council members in Philadelphia are close to outlawing the smoking of blunts in the city. Last Thursday (Oct. 26), the council’s Committee on Licenses and Inspections unanimously approved a bill that would make the sale of “loosies” and other drug paraphernalia, including cigarette wrapping papers, illegal. The Philadelphia Metro reports that sales of cigars in… Read more »

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Sway Hits the Road in the Name of Hip-Hop

MTV News correspondent Sway Callaway is taking his love of Hip-Hop across seas. The Wake Up Show host recently began the first in an international series of trips with a visit to Paris. The experience proved positive for Callaway, who said he was inspired by the power of Hip-Hop while taping a segment for MTV… Read more »

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Prodigy, The Alchemist Arrested In New York On Gun Charge

Mobb Deep’s Albert "Prodigy" Johnson and super-producer Alan "The Alchemist" Maman were arrested yesterday (Oct. 26) in New York for gun possession, after police stopped their bulletproof Chevy Suburban for making an illegal U-turn. According to the New York Post, Prodigy was driving the $120,000 customized bulletproof SUV on West 30th Street around 2:15 am,… Read more »

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Proof Shooter Sentenced and Fined

The man responsible for the death of D12 rapper Proof was sentenced Thursday (Oct. 26) for his role in the fatal shooting. Wayne County Circuit’s Vera Massey Jones sentenced Mario Etheridge to time served in addition to a $2,000 fine, the Detroit Free Press reports. The 28-year-old Detroit man, who was convicted last month of… Read more »

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