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Young Buck Reaches Plea

Young Buck reportedly reached a plea agreement in assault with a deadly weapon case stemming from an incident at the Vibe Awards last November in Santa Monica, California. Buck, born David Darnell Brown, stood accused of stabbing Los Angeles parolee Jimmy James Johnson after Johnson allegedly punched Aftermath Records CEO Dr. Dre, as was accepting… Read more »

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Hip-Hop Video Director Dave Meyers Teams With Mecca For Ad Campaign

Hip-Hop and urban apparel company Mecca recently announced that music video director Dave Meyers have reunited to shoot and produce their 2006 spring line advertising campaign dubbed “Jetsetters.” Mecca and Meyers are creating a still photo advertising campaign that will highlight Mecca’s new spring line. Meyers has created award worthy videos for artists Outkast, Jay-Z,… Read more »

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BG In Talks With G-Unit, Cuban Link False

G-Unit Records may be signing Southern staple B.G. to its burgeoning roster of artists. While the deal is not completed, Sha-Money XL, a G-Unit executive who helps manage 50 Cent, confirmed that B.G. is in talks with company brass. "We are in talks with B.G. to sign him to Buck’s G-Unit South label," Sha-Money XL… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: B.I.G., Kanye, X-Clan, DMX

Dec. has been deemed "B.I.G. Mobile Month" in support of the late rapper’s Notorious B.I.G. Duets: The Final Chapter. Over 60 custom-made ringtones were released to the public on Thursday, according to a press statement. The ringtones were derived from the duets album as well as Biggie’s past hits like Ready to Die, Life After… Read more »

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Various Rappers Rally To Save Tookie Williams

A host of rappers have convene to craft Redemption – Hip Hop United 2 Save Stan "Tookie" Williams. The album highlights talents like stic.man (of dead prez), P.O.W., Paris, Kam, Shorty (of Da Lenchmob), WC, Tank, RBX, Kid Frost, Gangsta Ridd of the Boo Ya Tribe), Frontline and others. The rapper efforts recently became more… Read more »

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Dilated Peoples Have 20/20 Hip-Hop Vision

Dilated Peoples return with a new album, 20/20, a work that is full of diverse styles from the West Coast rhyme vets.  "Back Again" will be the first released single from Dilated’s new album titled 20/20, and features some atypical sounds.  "We weren’t worried about the whole album…if we had two love songs and one… Read more »

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Hip-Hop Legend Treks On Bike For Katrina Victims

Lee Quiñones, star of the 1981 classic Hip-Hop film “Wild Style,” has completed a bicycle ride from New York City to Miami in an effort to raise money to aid children and their families affected by Hurricane Katrina. Quiñones, now a celebrated contemporary painter, worked in conjunction with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America… Read more »

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Russell Simmons Talks Irv Gotti, Case Goes To Jury

Attorneys finished their closing arguments today (Nov. 30) in the federal money laundering trial of The Inc.’s Irving and Christopher Lorenzo. Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons, Def Jam President Jay-Z, artists Ja Rule and Ashanti sat together, while Terror Squad’s Fat Joe grabbed a seat in the back of the court to watch the proceedings…. Read more »

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Hip-Hop Pioneer Marley Marl Releasing Memoirs

Producing pioneer Marlon "Marley Marl" Williams is ready to tell his life story in an autobiography called "Vapors," a memoir named after the famous Biz Markie song. "You know [the book] is like the song. Whatever the song is about, my book is about," Marley told AllHipHop.com. "It’s about true things that happened, the ups… Read more »

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