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Remy Martin Heading To Jamaica For Charity Event

Remy Ma will join reggae artist Bounty Killer for the return of his annual celebrity charity benefit, Saddle to the East 2006.Martin joins Green Lantern, Wayne Marshall, Vybz Kartel, Elephant Man, Wayne Wonder, Capleton, and other Jamaican artists who are helping to raise money for the nonprofit organization Upliftment Jamaica."The fact that Remy Ma is… Read more »

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Body Armor Executive In Hot Water Over 50 Cent Party, Alleged Stock Fraud

DHB Industries Founder/Chairman David H. Brooks was placed on indefinite “administrative leave” Monday (July 10) by the company’s board while DHB is being investigated for state, federal, and internal inquiries. In a federal lawsuit filed by DHB shareholders, Brooks is cited for “a history of serious securities law violations,” as well as making “false and… Read more »

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Rapper Romeo Balls Out – On Basketball Court

No Limit Records MC Romeo has found a nonmusical direction to take in addition to acting.The rapper, son of No Limit head Master P, is developing his basketball skills against 200 of the top high school players at ABCD, the country’s number one basketball camp. "There was no pressure on me," said Romeo, who impressed… Read more »

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Missy Elliott Joins 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks, Tony Yayo On 2006 Red Stripe Reggae Sumfest Bill

Missy Elliott has joined the all-star lineup of one of Jamaica’s biggest summer reggae festivals, the 2006 Red Stripe Reggae Sumfest.According to organizers, Elliott joins fellow hip-hop stars 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks, Tony Yayo and songstress Rihanna on the bill, which also features dozens of worldwide reggae stars. Elliott and Rihanna will perform at "The… Read more »

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BET Cancels ‘Uncut’ Television Program

"BET Uncut," a music video program from Black Entertainment Television, has been canceled after a six year run on the entertainment television network.The show was discontinued by BET executives, according to sources, and the last episode aired last Friday (July 8) in a finale hosted by rapper/producer Jermaine Dupri.Infamous for scantily-clad women and sexual themes,… Read more »

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Beanie Sigel, Dre & Vidal Donate Thousands To Support R&B Pioneers

Rapper Beanie Sigel came out in support of past rhythm and blues artists with a donation to the R&B Foundation Doc Pomus Financial Assistance Program.Sigel contributed $3,200 to the cause during the foundation’s Pioneer Award after party.The Philadelphia MC’s donation prompted producers Andre Harris (Dre) and Vidal Davis (Vidal) to give $6,400 to the program,… Read more »

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Bankruptcy-Trustee To Take Control Of Death Row Records

A judge has ordered a bankruptcy-trustee to take control of Marion "Suge" Knight’s Death Row Records, ruling that the label has been mismanaged due to accounting practices.Judge Ellen Carroll ruled Friday (July 7) that the label’s accounting practices were in "disarray," after noting that Knight testified he hasn’t reviewed financial statements in almost a decade.Knight’s… Read more »

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Hip-Hop Museum In Bronx, NY Gets Millions In Funding

The New York City Council has allocated $1.5 million in funding to construct a Hip-Hop museum in the Bronx, New York.Spearheaded by City Council member Larry Seabrook, the museum will trace Hip-Hop from its origins in the 1970’s and be used as a forum to educate future generations about Hip-Hop culture."We’re not talking about gangster… Read more »

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Wu-Tang Clan Announce U.S. Summer Tour Plans

Wu-Tang Clan has announced dates for a month-long summer tour that will include performances at San Diego’s Street Scene, two Rock the Bells concerts and a pair of intimate shows at New York’s Webster Hall. The tour will feature all the original members from the clan, whose roots go back nearly 15 years. In addition… Read more »

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Battle For Death Row Records Continues In Court Today, New Lawsuit Filed Against Suge Knight

The battle for Death Row Records continues as Lydia and Michael “Harry-O” Harris have filed a new lawsuit against Marion “Suge” Knight pertaining to his April 2006 bankruptcy filing. The new lawsuit, filed in The United States Bankruptcy Court In The Central District of California, Los Angeles Division, is filed against Knight personally and seeks… Read more »

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