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Tray Deee Pleads Not Guilty

Eastidaz group member Tracy “Tray Deee” Davis has pleaded not guilty today (December 12) to four felony charges, stemming from a November 7th shooting in a Long Beach, California parking lot.Davis, 37, allegedly fired into a parked car and fled the scene. He was arrested a short time later at his Long Beach home.According to… Read more »

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Sony, BMG Merge Music Groups

After months of speculation, Sony Music and BMG have merged their music divisions to form the world’s second largest music group, Sony BMG.<brUnder the deal, which was announced today by Bertelsmann AG and Sony Corporation, the two companies will be equal partners in the music business.”I am convinced that this merger will give us the… Read more »

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Outkast Compete With 50, Break Records

Outkast’s critically acclaimed and commercial blockbuster double CD Speakerboxxx/The Love Below has been certified six times platinum.The group’s album is competing with 50 Cent’s Get Rich or Die Trying to claim the title as the most certified album of 2003.The album debuted on five separate charts, has earned six Grammy nominations and moved over a… Read more »

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Alkaholiks Sign Deal, Prepare “Firewater”

Tha Alkaholiks have inked a deal with Waxploitation/IMusic/BMG and are preparing to release a new album Firewater.”On this record we’re going back to our roots,” producer E-Swift said. “This one is for the longtime fans. It will be sort of a celebration of our 10 years out there.”Firewater will be Tha Liks’ 5th album in… Read more »

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Play, Salt Create Hip-Hop Musical

Christopher “Play” Martin, one half of Kid-n-Play and Cheryl “Salt” James of Salt-n-Pepa fame, have teamed up with New York Knick’s basketball player Allen Houston to create a gospel hip-hop musical.”Rise” was written and conceived by Martin and James and centers around a character named “Rapp.”The character faces tough decisions on how to handle the… Read more »

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Master P. To Play Basketball For The ABA

Mogul Percy “Master P.” Miller has signed with the American Basketball Association’s The Las Vegas Rattlers.Miller, who’s fortune is estimated to be between $200-300 million dollars, has flirted with basketball in the past.In 1998, the 6 foot 4 inch rapper tried out for the Charlotte Hornets, only to be cut.The following year he inked a… Read more »

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Daz Dillinger’s Wife, Snoop’s Mother File Lawsuit Against Suge Knight

Incarcerated mogul Marion “Suge” Knight was hit with a lawsuit by the wife of Delmar “Daz Dillinger” Arnaud and the mother of Calvin “Snoop Dogg” Broadus, claiming Knight slandered them on a song from the “Dysfunktional Family” soundtrack.Maria Watkins and Beverly Green filed the lawsuit yesterday (December 10).Lyrics on the song “Tha Row” claimed that… Read more »

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R&B, Hip-Hop Win Big At Billboard

R&B, Hip-Hop Win Big At Billboard Hip-hop and R&B rocked the Billboard Awards last night in Las Vegas as Beyonce, 50 Cent, R.Kelly materialized as the biggest winners of the evening. Kelly and Beyonce were the king and queen for the evening, both receiving four awards for the evening. Beyonce emerged victorious categories new female… Read more »

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Tray Deee Misses Arraignment

Tray Deee’s arraignment on felony assault charges was delayed after the rapper failed to appear in a Long Beach, California court.Tray Deee is facing a charge of assault with a semiautomatic firearm, possession of a firearm by a felon and shooting at an occupied vehicle.According to officials, Trey Deee could not attend the arraignment, which… Read more »

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Goodie Mob Greatest Hits On The Way, Cee-Lo Speaks

Goodie MOb will issue a greatest hits package, Dirty South Classics encompassing the work of the group from all three of their gold-certified albums dating back to 1995. The album will feature past collaborative efforts with Outkast, such as “Black Ice (Sky High)” as well as the group’s debut song, “Cell Therapy.” After gaining critical… Read more »

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Rick Rubin Explains Absence From Hip-Hop

Legendary producer and Def Jam co-founder Rick Rubin surprised those who old enough to remember the days he was involved in hip-hop, by working with Jay-Z on his Black Album. Jay-Z, the first hip-hop act that Rubin has worked with in over 15 years, managed to snag the rapper for his farewell album. Rubin produced… Read more »

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DMX Concert Confusion In Alaska

Multi-platinum rapper DMX’s show at the Sullivan Arena in Anchorage, Alaska was postponed last night, leaving fans confused as to what exactly happened. According to promoters, the show was canceled because X’s flight was delayed by bad weather, which X’s representatives confirmed, but added that the promoter failed to sell enough tickets. "The promoter didn’t… Read more »

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XXL To Hit TV

The collection of hip-hop journalists who penned the best selling "ego trip’s Big Book of Racism!," are looking to turn their tome into television through a partnership with VH1. According to Chairman Mao, a member of the editorial team behind the defunct ego trip magazine, they are developing a "spin-off television program" titled "TV Race… Read more »

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Exclusive: Master P Speaks On New C-Murder Trial

Corey “C-Murder” Miller will return to court on December 12th, attempting to get a retrial in a controversial murder case, in which the rapper was convicted of murdering 16-year-old Steve Thomas in a Jefferson-Parish, Louisiana nightclub.In an exclusive interview, Miller’s brother Percy “Master P” Miller told AllHipHop.com that his brother was not the shooter and… Read more »

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