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The Songstress of Floetry To Sign With Dr. Dre

Aftermath CEO and super producer Dr. Dre has struck an informal deal with Marsha "the Songstress" Ambrosius of Floetry fame, and the two will produce a solo album for the London-born singer. Dre, who recently attended one of the group’s Los Angeles shows, already has a working relationship with Floetry. Futhermore, Ambrosius laid down backing… Read more »

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City of Los Angeles Sues Makers Of ‘Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas’

The City of Los Angeles has sued the makers of popular video game “Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas,” claiming the company misled consumers about pornographic content in order to get the game in stores. L.A. City Attorney Rockard Delgadillo accused Rockstar Games and parent company Take-Two Interactive Software of failing to disclose pornographic content included… Read more »

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Tupac Amaru Shakur Center To Host “I Love Africa”

The Tupac Amaru Shakur Center for the Arts (TASCA) is set to host author Felton Eaddy’s “I Love Africa” Traveling Museum. In celebration of Black History Month 2006, Eaddy’s highly-acclaimed collection will be featured at the Center, which was built to honor slain rapper Tupac Shakur. "I Love Africa" will be on display for part… Read more »

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Hip-Hop Summit Youth Council Teams with Rosario Dawson For A-Team Program

Hip-Hop Summit Youth Council Teams with Rosario Dawson For A-Team Program Plans for a new HIV/AIDs awareness program were revealed during a recent health fair and forum organized by the Hip-Hop Summit Youth Council. The event- sponsored by Glaxo/Smith/Kline with support from Popper Swift & Associates -was held Wednesday (Jan. 25) at York College and… Read more »

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D.C. Trip May Get Cam’ron Jail Time

Cam’ron’s impromptu trip to Washington D.C., which resulted in him getting shot, may find the rapper serving time in prison for violating a court appointed probation order, he revealed in a news conference on Wednesday (Jan. 25). "The D.C. police are putting pressure on the New York police," the rapper told a group of reporters… Read more »

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Queen Latifah Tapped to Host 2006 Alonzo Mourning/Magic Johnson 8-Ball Challenge

Rapper/actress Queen Latifah will host the 2006 Zo and Magic 8-Ball Challenge, a celebrity pool tournament organized by NBA star Alonzo Mourning and Ervin “Magic” Johnson. The event, hosted by Boost Mobile, Red Bull, Volkswagen, Tyson Foods and others, will be held Feb. 16 at Jillians’s of Houston during the 2006 NBA All-Star Weekend. Thirty-two… Read more »

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