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G-Unit’s Whoo Kid Replaces Clue On Hot 97, Dropping Four New Mixtapes

G-Unit’s DJ Whoo Kid is unleashing new music onto the streets with the release of four upcoming mixtapes. The mixtapes, recorded during G-Unit’s recent Australian tour with BME, will feature Mobb Deep and Spider Loc, as well as G-Unit’s newest addition Freeway and new Aftermath/Interscope signee G.A.G.E. mixtapes. “Without a doubt, this Philly native will… Read more »

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Naomi Campbell Drops Out Of Diddy’s Celebrity Cooking Show

Model Naomi Campbell has unexpectedly pulled out of Cooking Showdown, a celebrity-driven reality show that is being produced by Sean "Diddy" Combs. Cooking Showdown features celebrities alongside well-known chefs who teach the stars how to prepare a three-course meal. The week-long competition includes Ja Rule, Tom Arnold and Gabrielle Reese, among others. Reports suggested that… Read more »

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Rappers, Executives Gather For NYU Hip-Hop Festival

Hip-Hop Unbound, an aimed at bridging gaps and transcend cultural boundaries, launched last night with a “Planet Rock” panel discussion featuring the legendary Afrika Bambaataa. The two-week extravaganza started on April 3 and is hosted by NYU’s Clive Davis Program of Recorded Music and runs until April 15. The event includes workshops, panel discussions and… Read more »

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Rapper Bow Wow, R&B Singer Ciara End Relationship

Rapper Bow Wow and R&B star Ciara have ended their relationship after dating for nearly a year. The couple recently parted ways confirmed Ciara’s spokesperson, Tracy Nguyen of 5W Public Relations. “I cannot comment on the reasoning, but can confirm that Ciara and Bow Wow have recently split,” Nguyen told AllHipHop.com. Sources stated that the… Read more »

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Los Angeles Councilman Offers $50k For B.I.G. Leads

A city official in Los Angeles, California hopes a $50,000 reward will provide leads in the unsolved slaying of rapper Christopher "Notorious B.I.G." Wallace. The rapper was gunned down on March 9, 1997 after leaving a party by VIBE magazine near the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. Councilman Dennis Zine introduced a measure Friday… Read more »

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Obie Trice Teams With ‘CSI’ For Appearance, Video

Obie Trice has teamed with popular TV show CSI: Crime Scene Investigation to produce a music video for his latest song “Snitch.” The video was produced using clips from the April 13 episode of CSI titled “Poppin’ Tags,” which stars Obie Trice. The episode centers around three teenagers who are murdered while promoting a rapper’s… Read more »

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Former Roc-A-Fella Exec Kenny Burns Launches New Label

Kenny Burns, former Vice-President of Roc-A-Fella Records and Co-Founder of couture fashion line RyanKenny, has launched a boutique record label, Studio 43. Studio 43 is the latest musical venture from Burns designed to show case Hip-Hop, R&B, Pop and Rock music. Burns, a seasoned music industry veteran, has helped shaped the careers of Kanye West,… Read more »

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