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7th Annual Holy Hip-Hop Week Kicks Off In January

The Fellowship of the Holy Hip-Hop, in conjunction with Christian Ministries Rap Fest and Flavor Fest, will host its 7th annual Holy Hip-Hop Artist Showcase and Music Awards during Holy Hip-Hop Week. The festivities will take place Jan. 8-17, 2007 in Atlanta. The awards will aim to “bring a mission to proliferate hip-hop ministry worldwide without… Read more »

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R&B Legend Smokey Robinson Talks New Album, Hip-Hop

R&B legend and renowned songwriter Smokey Robinson has released a new CD of standard songs titled Timeless Love. The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer revealed he is also preparing another album with new material, to keep up with today’s sound. Robinson, 66, helped catapult Berry Gordy’s Motown label into history as a member of… Read more »

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MC Hammer’s Music Catalog Sold For $2.7 Million

Nashville, TN startup EverGreen Copyright has acquired the music catalog of MC Hammer from the trustee of the rapper’s bankruptcy estate for $2.7 million. Evergreen, which was launched six-months ago by industry veterans Joel A. Katz, David K. Schulhof, and Richard Perna, now controls over 40,000 copyrights. "We made tremendous progress in only six months,"… Read more »

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Pharell Williams Planning Community Computer Center In Virginia Beach

Pharrell Williams is in negotiations to build computer resource center for residents in his hometown of Virginia Beach, VA. Virginia Beach economic development director Don Maxwell told The Virginian Pilot that the size, location and cost of the center are still being determined, but plans could be finalized and presented to Virginia Beaches’ City Council… Read more »

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Ludacris Devotes Four Days To Raise Money For NonProfit Ludacris Foundation

Rapper/actor Ludacris took a break from recording his newest album Release Therapy and attended a weekend of charitable events in Los Angeles and Miami to raise funds for his nonprofit charity organization, The Ludacris Foundation.Ludacris raised over $25,000 during a four-day weekend that saw the rapper take home an award during GM’s Auto Fashion Show,… Read more »

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No Assault Charges Against Rapper Eminem

The man who was allegedly assaulted by superstar rapper Eminem in a Detroit strip club will not press charges, according to reports.Police said the man allegedly assaulted, identified in reports as Miad J., accused the rapper of punching him several times in the bathroom of The Cheetah’s strip club early Thursday (July 13) morning on… Read more »

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