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Nike And Nelly Drop ‘Air Derrty’

Nike and multi-platinum rapper Nelly are set to drop a limited edition sneaker dubbed, the ‘Air Derrty,’ which will be available in very limited quantities. Only 1,000 pairs of the exclusive sneaker will be available to consumers and officials at Nike expect the shoe to sell out within hours. The ‘Air Derrty’ will only be… Read more »

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Twista: Coat Of Arms

Twista’s dreams of hip-hop superstardom have been deferred more times than a little bit. Twista is widely accepted as one of the rap word’s most talented wordsmiths. His rhythmic, staccato delivery has endeared him to legions of fans while mainstream notoriety, of the MTV and endorsement deal variety, has continually eluded his grasp. Lacking any… Read more »

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Jam Master Jay Bio In Stores

A journalist has written a biography of the late DJ Jam Master Jay of Run-DMC fame, which is currently available in stores. “Jam Master Jay: The Heart Of Hip-Hop,” penned by Chicago-based scribe David E. Thigpen, who is a writer for Time magazine. Thigpen said he ventured through Jay’s Queens stomping grounds and managed to… Read more »

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HI-TEK: MIDWEST SWANG

ALLHIPHOP: So what’s your current situation with MCA, is it a label deal, production deal, artist deal? HI-TEK: It’s an artist deal, Hi-Tek as an artist. I just do whatever kinda album I wanna do. That’s what MCA is really about. ALLHIPHOP: So are you gonna have the option of introducing new artists, bringing new… Read more »

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Queen Latifah ‘Just Wright’

With a new movie deal from Disney, rapper-actress, Queen Latifah continues to ride her wave of cinematic success. Nominated for this years Best-Supporting Actress Academy Award for her work in "Chicago," and boasting a $31.7 million debut for in Disney’s "Bringing Down the House," Latifah is set to star in another Disney movie, "Just Wright."… Read more »

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50 Cent Hits The Road

50 Cent, who still sits on top of Billboard’s Top 200 Album’s chart after 5 weeks out, is planning to take his show on the road. 50 announced that he will embark on a 29 date tour, starting April 1st in Denver, Colorado. The tour will wind down with two dates in Detroit, Michigan with… Read more »

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Queen Latifah Shines On Silver Screen

"Bringing Down the House," Queen Latifah’s spoof on race relations in America hit home with audiences in North America. The comedy brought in $31.7 million dollars in its debut weekend, making it the highest debuting movie over the weekend. The movie, which has drawn criticism as being stereotypical, bested the closest competitor, "Tears of The… Read more »

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Master P Stalker Sentenced To Prison

Antwan Kevin Baker, 32, pleaded guilty yesterday (March 7) to stalking No Limit mogul Master P. Baker was sentenced to one year in the county jail and ordered to stay away from Master P for the next ten years. Baker was also sentenced to three years probation. While Baker didn’t state why he stalked him,… Read more »

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Fabolous Embarks On Free Tour

Rapper Fabolous will embark on a 13 city tour, giving free performances at Boys & Girls Clubs, seeking to inspire young children to pursue their dreams. “There’s millions of kids that want to do what I do,” Fabolous told AllHipHop.com in a statement. “[Rapping] became a profession. That’s why I feel it’s a street dream…. Read more »

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Queen Latifah’s DUI Arraignment Postponed

Queen Latifah’s arraignment for drunk driving charges has been postponed until January 15. Latifah was busted last month in Hollywood. Latifah was driving her 2003 Cadillac Escalde along the Hollywood Freeway when an officer spotted her making an unsafe lane change. Latifah failed a sobriety test and was arrested on suspicion of DUI. Latifah will… Read more »

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Queen Latifah In Talks To Join Play’s Cast

Queen Latifah is in talks to star in "F*ckin A," a new play by Topdog/Underdog playwright and Pulitzer Prize winner, Suzan-Lori Parks. The play is Park’s reworking of the classic "The Scarlet Letter." "I would love to do it, there’s nothing greater than doing a play," Latifah told industry trade Playbill. "There’s a discipline to… Read more »

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Dame Dash ‘I Want Twista’

Although Twista is still signed to Atlantic Records, mogul Dame Dash is aggressively courting the Chi-town rapper in an attempt to sign him to Roc-A-Fella. “I’m trying to get Twista officially and unofficially – you can print that,” Dash said to AllHipHop.com. Twista appears on Jay-Z’s Blueprint 2 track “Poppin Tags,” with OutKast’s Big Boi… Read more »

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Rap Station Goes Wireless

Rapstation.com and Engineered Wireless Solution, Inc. have partnered in a business venture aimed at bringing technology into urban communities. The hip-hop Website founded by Public Enemy front man Chuck D and EWS have formed a corporation by the name of North American Initiative LLC, based in Atlanta, home of EWS. The corporation plans on partnering… Read more »

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Baby Enjoying Success

Baby, CEO of Cash Money, is enjoying radio success with his record "Do That," which features fellow CEO, P.Diddy. "Do That" is the #1 most added song at Crossover Radio and the #2 most added song at Urban Radio. "Do That" is receiving heavy rotation in Nashville, Boston, Charleston, SC, Charlotte, NC, Miami (99 Jamz),… Read more »

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