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Bumsquad DJ’s Dropping Magazine

The Bumsquad DJs, a DJ crew founded by Latin Prince, is preparing to launch it’s new publication, Bumsquad Magazine. The magazine will serve as a trade magazine for DJs while also maintaining an industry and lifestyle appeal. “This magazine is for the DJs, by the DJs,” magazine founder Latin Prince told AllHipHop.com. While the inaugural… Read more »

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Rapper The Game Files Lawsuit Against Koch Over Early Recordings

The Game has filed a lawsuit against Koch and Fast Life Records over material the platinum-plus rapper recorded before he landed a deal with Dr. Dre’s Aftermath/Interscope imprint. The lawsuit alleges that Koch Entertainment Distribution, Koch Entertainment and Fast Life Records are liable for at least 81 separate counts of copyright infringement as a result… Read more »

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Professor X Laid To Rest

Hundreds of mourners convened over the weekend to celebrate the life of Professor X of the conscious Hip-Hop collective X-Clan. The rap artist, born Robert "Lumumba" Carson, was funeralized at Antioch Church in Brooklyn, New York, in a Friday service that included a bevy of community and religious leaders, local politicians and luminaries, including Rev…. Read more »

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DJ Kay Slay, Busta’s Flipmode Ink Joint Venture Deal To Push Papoose

DJ Kay Slay’s Street Sweepers Entertainment has inked a joint venture deal with Busta Rhyme’s Flip Mode Squad and the two entities will combine resources to push the career of Brooklyn, New York rapper Papoose. The union has produced the upcoming Swizz Beatz produced single "Get Right" featuring Busta Rhymes. "Busta Rhymes had been watching… Read more »

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MTV Orders Episodes Of Jamie Kennedy’s New Hip-Hop Series ‘Blowin’ Up’

MTV has ordered eight episodes of actor/comedian Jamie Kennedy’s new Hip-Hop comedy-reality show, Blowin’ Up, the network announced Wednesday (March 22). The series, which will premiere in the third quarter, follows Kennedy and his sidekick, Stu Stone, as they embark on Hip-Hop superstardom. During their journey, the duo, who write, record and perform together, seek… Read more »

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Feds Officially Seek Death Penalty Against Kenneth “Supreme” McGriff

The federal government is officially seeking the death penalty against Kenneth "Supreme" McGriff in his upcoming murder and racketeering case. Prosecutor Roslynn R. Mauskopf filed a death penalty request notice yesterday (March 22) in the case, which charges McGriff with the murder of Queens, New York, rapper Eric "E Money Bags" Smith and Smith’s associate,… Read more »

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UK’s DJ Swing Dies Of Bone Marrow Cancer

DJ Swing, a member of London’s Boogie Bunch DJ crew, passed away last night (March 22) after losing his battle with bone marrow cancer. Prior to his passing, DJ Swing’s (born Brian Daley) friends and family, along with DJs around the UK, including Mista Jam from BBC 1Xtra, started a campaign to search for suitable… Read more »

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Sean John Discontinues Upscale Line For Less Expensive ‘Sean John Women’s’

Sean “Diddy” Combs has temporarily discontinued Sean John’s upscale women’s clothing line. According to the New York Post, Combs recently inked a licensing agreement with G-III Apparel Group to manufacture a less expensive line of women’s clothes under the Sean John name. The new line is named Sean Jean Women’s and will be less expensive… Read more »

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Snoop Dogg Launches New Pet Line For Dogs

Snoop Dogg has entered into a worldwide licensing agreement with JAKKS Pacific Inc. to market a line of pet products based on the rapper’s image. The deal covers leashes, apparel, treats, toys, beds and more for dogs. “Snoop Dogg’s love goes beyond people — it is for living creatures throughout the universe,” the rapper said…. Read more »

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