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Twista Injured In Early Morning Car Crash

Multi-platinum rapper Twista suffered injuries in an early morning auto accident in Chicago this morning (Jan. 7). The rapper was injured in a hit and run accident around 4:00 AM, after another driver ran into his Dodge Charger. “He is at home with his private doctor under observation,” Twista’s manager Rawle Stewart told “Twista… Read more »



2005: The Hip-Hop Year In Review Part 1

Albums of the Year: The Game The Documentary (G-Unit/Aftermath) The Documentary begs the question “What if Ice Cube would have released Amerikkka’s Most Wanted BEFORE leaving N.W.A.?” Though this album may haunt fans as a precursor to one of the weirdest, and most hostile, arguably – most fabricated beefs in rap history, it remains one… Read more »



1995: A Hip-Hop Retrospective

Ten years can change a lot in the course of history. 2005 marks the age of technological ease, political strife across the globe, and flossy mega-entertainers. Just ten years ago, in 1995, Hip-Hop culture and music was steadily evolving with the fast-moving times. In fact, it can be argued that, compared to now, Hip-Hop back… Read more »



Fort Minor Tours North America

p>Fort Minor, the rap act featuring Mike Shinoda, and Styles of Beyond are preparing for a North American tour throughout the United States and Canada. Little Brother, the Demigodz and Wu Tang’s Ghostface will join the group at the New York City stop at the Nokia Theatre Times Square. Public tickets are available this weekend,… Read more »



50 Cent Dominates Billboard Awards

Rapper 50 Cent took top honors in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, as he walked off with six trophies at the 2005 Billboard Music Awards. The G-Unit General, who was nominated in eight different categories, took home Billboard’s coveted Artist of the Year and Album of the Year trophies for his sophomore… Read more »



Rhymefest Responds To S.A.S. Comments

Chicago rapper Rhymefest has addressed comments he made on a mixtape and in a recent issue of U.K. Hip-Hop magazine Hip-Hop Connection, regarding the U.K. based group, S.A.S. Rhymefest allegedly made comments about the group on a mixtape circulating and in the Dec. issue of Hip-Hop Connection. The magazine published comments Rhymefest made about the… Read more »



Chris Rob: Ready For The World

Chris Rob’s resume reads like a compilation of the best in popular music. He has performed with powerhouse artists including Stevie Wonder, Prince, Roberta Flack, Aretha Franklin, John Legend, Lauryn Hill, and Jill Scott, to name a few. While his piano playing ability is an industry standard, Chris Rob says he is ready for people… Read more »



R. Kelly Files New Lawsuit Against Jay-Z

R&B singer R. Kelly has filed a new lawsuit against rapper, mogul and Def Jam President Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, stemming from last year’s disastrous “Best of Both Worlds Tour.” Kelly filed the lawsuit in Manhattan Supreme Court, claiming that the man who peppered sprayed him at the Oct. 2004 Madison Square Garden tour stop was… Read more »



Hip-Hop Moves Philly Eagles McNabb

When Donovan McNabb is gearing up for a big game, which seems to be each one, the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback said Hip-Hop helps get him motivated. “I listen to Common, Kanye [West], everybody in Chicago, R. Kelly and what ever he puts out,” McNabb told “I like Beanie Sigel- all of Philly, Philly artists,… Read more »



The Game Launches Black Wall Street East, Working On ‘The Doctors Advocate’

In preparation to begin working on the follow-up to his multi-platinum album The Documentary, rapper The Game recently constructed and opened a new recording studio complex in Atlantic City as headquarters for Black Wall Street East. Black Wall Street’s main offices are headquartered in Los Angeles and the rapper is also making plans for other… Read more »