News

New ‘Dirty District’ CD Coming To Stores

Barak Records is set to drop the third installment of its Dirty District Series, which is scheduled to be released nationally on June 6. Hosted by the legendary Brucie B, Dirty District Vol. 3 is highlighted by appearances from Slum Village’s Baatin and a special DJ Scrap Dirty Slum Village mix containing unreleased remix material… Read more »

More

B.G. Inks Deal With Atlantic Records

New Orleans rapper B.G. is officially part of Atlantic Records. The former Hot Boy, who has racked up more than 7 million albums sales, signed a multi-album deal Wednesday (April 4) to distribute his Chopper City record label. The signing concludes months speculation of which label B.G. would call home. Atlantic representatives were not available… Read more »

More

DJ Clue Leaves Hot 97 For Rival Power 105

DJ Clue has left New York radio station Hot 97 to join rival station Power 105.1 (WWPR-FM). The Queens, N.Y.-bred DJ will man the 6 p.m.-10 p.m. slot at Power 105, joining former Hot 97 personalities Ed Lover (afternoon) and Star & Bucwild (morning). The time slot puts DJ Clue in direct competition with Hot… Read more »

More

Hot 97’s Cipha Newest MTV VJ

Hot 97 DJ Cipha Sounds in now a part of MTV. The turntablist, who will debut as the network’s newest VJ during Sucker Free Week, is prepared to invade the small screen. “When I consider everything I’ve done in my career so far I’d have to say this ranks as one of my highest accomplishments,… Read more »

More

Eminem And Kim Divorce Again

Eminem and Kim Mathers have split again. The rapper has filed for divorce less than three months after remarrying Mathers on Jan. 14. "There has been a breakdown in the marriage relationship to the extent that the objects of matrimony have been destroyed and there remains no reasonable likelihood that the marriage can be preserved,"… Read more »

More

Rap Mogul Suge Knight: ‘I’m Serving Death Row Its Last Meal

Marion “Suge” Knight has come forward to speak about his recent decision to file for protection under federal bankruptcy laws.  Knight’s new counsel, Larry Nagelberg and Laurence Strick, said Knight and Death Row Records sought protection because of a $107 million dollar default judgment awarded to Lydia Harris, ex-wife of imprisoned drug boss Michael “Harry-O”… Read more »

More

Suge Knight Filing For Bankruptcy Protection

The saga of Death Row Records continues as the label’s founder Marion "Suge" Knight is seeking bankruptcy protection for himself and the pioneering record label. Knight’s lawyer Laurence Strick told the Associated Press that the mogul was filing bankruptcy protection in an attempt to reorganize his financial affairs. Death Row is also at the center… Read more »

More