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Marc Ecko To Release Video Game With Atari

Hip-Hop clothing designer Marc Ecko has entered into a joint venture with Atari and the union will produce a video game based on Hip-Hop and graffiti art. "Marc Ecko’s Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure," will revolutionize the urban genre, according to Ecko. "This game will be genre defining. Revolutionary. We will put the flag in… Read more »

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Reebok Pushes Up S.Carter Sneak Release Date

Reebok and Jay-Z have paired up again for the second installment of the S.Carter Collection by RBK, which will feature the S.Carter II and the S.Carter Tennis, the sneaker giant announced yesterday. After a successful launch of the signature shoe last year, it was an easy decision for Reebok to partner with the retiring rapper… Read more »

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‘Soundwalk’ CD Series Focuses On Hip-Hop

Various Hip-Hop legends have contributed to The Bronx Soundwalk, an upcoming triple CD that takes listeners back to the birth place of Hip-Hop using music and interviews with legends of the Hip-Hop culture.Jazzy Jay, Afrika Bambaataa, Kool DJ Red Alert and others are featured on the conceptual CD, which focuses on three significant areas in… Read more »

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Ras Kass Sues Priority

Lawyers for incarcerated rapper Ras Kass filed a civil complaint against Priority Records yesterday in Los Angeles County Superior Court citing a recording contract that binds him unreasonably. Ras Kass is arguing that Priority has unfairly kept him in his contract for an extended period of time and that Priority Records, Capitol Records and EMI… Read more »

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States To Sue Over Tobacco Giant

Over 24 states in America aim to sue tobacco giant Brown & Williamson over a marketing campaign that leaned heavily on Hip-Hop to market cigarettes and allegedly targeted youth under the legal smoking age of 18.New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer sent a letter to Brown & Williamson revealing that the states intended to sue… Read more »

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Rappers Submit Work For Inspirational Book

Rappers David Banner, Slick Rick and Ras Kass are among the celebrities that are entering their works for the sequel to the best-selling book “The Right Words at The Right Time.” Simon and Schuster and author Marlo Thomas, creators of the inspirational book, are seeking submissions for the follow-up to the original New York Times… Read more »

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Bad Boy Takes Over The ‘Hearts & Voices’ Concert Series

LIFEbeat, a non-profit dedicated to raising AIDS awareness will continue their “Hearts & Voices Concert Series” bi-monthly concert series and on May 25, the series will host “The Bad Boy Takeover.” Along with the E.A.R.S. Foundation, which give job opportunities to urban you in the music and entertainment industry, LIFEbeat will present Bad Boy artists… Read more »

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Andre 3000 Negotiating Series With Cartoon Network

Andre 3000 of Outkast is negotiating with the Cartoon Network to develop his own project for the cable channel. The rapper is developing an untitled half-hour cartoon that may be featured on Cartoon Network’s "Adult Swim" program, a more mature evening telecast. The eccentric rapper’s own life is reportedly the inspiration for the cartoon and… Read more »

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50 Cent Performance Turns Into Chaos

A concert in Springfield, Massachusetts featuring 50 Cent Saturday morning spiraled out of control, according to local news reports.After a performance at the Hippodrome, a large disturbance broke out, resulting in the arrest of two patrons.Reports said 50 Cent jumped from the stage and started fighting with two people after someone in the crowd threw… Read more »

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DMX, Loon, Clipse Headline Dub SuperSeries 2004

Popular automotive lifestyle magazine Dub will present the Dub SuperSeries 2004 tour, which kicks off in Los Angeles on May 22nd. Rapper’s Loon, DMX and The Clipse will headlining the show, which is taking place at the Los Angeles Convention center and will showcase tricked out vehicles from various celebrities. Los Angeles car show registrations… Read more »

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Dame Dash And Posh Spice Call It Quits

Dame Dash and Victoria "Posh" Beckham have ended their hyped up collaboration, due to Beckham’s manager’s concern about her ailing career. Dash stripped Beckham’s voice off of the tracks he produced for the album and is seeking a new singer to record over them. "I want people to hear the album but it will be… Read more »

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Analog Brother Marc Live Drops Debut

Marc Live, member of the Analog Brothers with Kool Keith and Ice-T, has released his debut album, Validation: Episode Two – Attack of the Grunge on Junkadelic Records.”It’s just me breaking down where I’ve been and where I’ve gravitated to. It talks about my veteranism and me being in Hip-Hop for ten, twelve years,” Marc… Read more »

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