(AllHipHop News) Jay-Z’s Roc Nation has been hit with a lawsuit by a New York-based artist named Hugo, who claims the entertainment company has signed an artist using his trademarked name. Jon Hugo Ungar filed the lawsuit in United States District Court, Central District of California on April 17. The lawsuit claims that Jon Hugo… Read more »
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FORBES RELEASES A NEW LIST OF HIP-HOP’S RICHEST MOGULS!
(AllHipHop News) Despite having two new albums already in the cards for 2012, Lil Wayne recently revealed to Amanda Diva of MTV’s new show “Hip-Hop POV” that he had recorded a full album of “love songs” while he served time for a prison sentence in 2010 at Rikers Island. “I was recording an album at the same time… Read more »
PRESIDENT OBAMA DISSES KANYE WEST – AGAIN!!
BEY BIGS UP THE FIRST LADY…FOR BEING A FUTURE ROLE MODEL FOR BLUE IVY CARTER!
(AllHipHop News) As the college basketball season comes to a close tonight with the NCAA championship game between Kansas and Kentucky in New Orleans, rappers across the globe made their picks for the big game. Kentucky (37-2) is seeking its eighth national title and features a host of freshman and sophomore players that are poised… Read more »
A new photo of Blue Ivy Carter has surfaced….well, its’ a partial picture anyway. The paparazzi caught a glimpse of the baby while Beyonce was holding her during a recent outing. Check out the photo below: This is all the Carters are going to give us. But at least we can see that the baby’s… Read more »
BEANIE SIGEL MAKES A MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT HIS RECENT SIGNING
IS HIP-HOP PURPOSELY CONTROLLING WHAT WE THINK? THIS EDITORIAL HAS AN ANSWER!
BEYONCE TO HIT THE STAGE FOR FIRST TIME SINCE 2011!
From our friends at Vibe Vixen Twenty-one-year-old Rita Ora’s name has been buzzing since her first single on Roc Nation, “Party & Bulls**t” dropped a few weeks ago. The blonde-haired UK bombshell recently sat with GQ.com (UK) to discuss her current climb to celebrity, touching on everything from her familial connection to the Roc Nation… Read more »
ROC-A-FELLA CO-FOUNDER KAREEM “BIGGS” BURKE GETS A MANDATORY 5 YEARS; LEAD PROSECUTOR SPEAKS!
NICKI GOES AFTER JAY, KOOLADE HAS BEATS, GAY PITTSBURGH RAPPER DISSES MAC AND WIZ!
(AllHipHop News) Just when you thought Jay-Z’s sphere of influence couldn’t get any bigger, the Marcy Projects-bred rapper is again reaching new ground, as his lyrics were recently quoted in the halls of the United States Congress. From his hit song, “99 Problems”, Republican Congressman from Florida, Alan B. Williams inserted lyrics into a debate… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Rap superstar Jay-Z will treat to fans a free concert this summer in the UK. Jay-Z will headline Radio 1’s Hackney Weekend, which takes place in Hackney Marshes. The show, which is expected to draw over 100,000 people, will also feature performances from Tinie Tempah, Florence and The Machine, Leona Lewis, Flo Rida,… Read more »
We are hearing rumors that the “2012 Hip Hop Honors” will be cancelled this year. Late last year, an inside source told us that the Honors would return – but it looks like those rumors have been squashed. Our source revealed that they were trying to put the show together for 2012, which would be… Read more »
Hailing from Boston, Massachusetts, The Dean’s List members Sonny Shotz, Mik Beats, and DJ Mendoza have been creating a unique sound and style of music since the moment the three got together in a studio. The outcome of their time resulted in their first mixtape, The Drive-In, which was released last year to much acclaim… Read more »
(Week Ending On 3/6/12) Debuting at #3 is Kid Cudi and Dot Da Genius’ WZRD (G.O.O.D./Universal Republic) project that sold just over 70,000 units despite the public outcry from the Cleveland native that his label massively undershipped the album. It appears that although the numbers are nowhere near his previous debuts, Man On the Moon and Man On the… Read more »
JAY-Z TO STREAM HIS SXSW CONCERT LIVE ON YOUTUBE – CHECK HERE FOR DETAILS
A LOT OF THINGS WOULD BE DIFFERENT IF BIGGIE HADN’T MET HIS EARLY DEMISE! HERE A JUST A FEW!
CAN JAY-Z & EM TAKE SXSW OVER THE TOP?
(Week Ending On 2/28/12) After her passing, both the legacy and music of the beloved Whitney Houston lives on. This week, Houston became the first singer to have three albums simultaneously chart in the Top 10. Whitney’s Greatest Hits (RCA) came in at #2 after selling just under 170,000 copies in the past week while… Read more »
IS DMX “CRAY”??? WE SAY, NO WAY!!! CHECK HIS LATEST “THOUGHTS” ON HIS PEERS!
“What do you believe in Heaven or Hell ?/ You don’t believe in Heaven cuz we’re livin’ in Hell” -“Heaven or Hell”, Raekwon and Ghostface Killa While making a surprise visit to WLTI 144FM, last week, Platinum-selling artist, Emperor Nero D, was asked for the millionth time about the rumors that he was a devil… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) As of this past weekend, fans, passer-bys, and anyone interested in purchasing a piece of Hip-Hop history can view the infamous Maybach used in Jay-Z and Kanye West’s music video for “Otis” off of their Platinum-certified album Watch the Throne. The “customized” 2004 Maybach 57, which is currently up for auction and estimated at a… Read more »
Just three years after the infamous altercation between the two Grammy Award-winning singers took place, both artists have reunited on remixes of each other’s singles, while rumors have also been swirling over the past few weeks (months really) that these two are back together and are officially an item. According to RadarOnline, a source very close… Read more »
JAY-Z POPS UP AT NY RADIO STATION Z100 WITH HIS NEW ARTIST RITA ORR!
Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def recently released a remix to The Throne’s “Ni**a’s In Paris” entitled “Ni**ga’s in Poorest” to commemorate the anniversary of Malcom X’s death. On the track Yasiin Bey takes the exact opposite approach that Kanye West and Jay-Z took on the track and instead raps about poverty and violence. The tone… Read more »
ADELE AND WHITNEY DOMINATE THE CHARTS; GRAMMY SALES STILL ROLL IN
THERE ARE TOO MANY TO NAME, SO WE PICKED JUST 25! CHECK OUT OUR “LIVING MONUMENTS OF HIP-HOP” LIST!
FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH, WE SALUTE SOME MONUMENTS WHO HAVE IMPACTED HIP-HOP!
Ahhhh-ha!! Turns out that Questlove’s “secret project” with Jay-Z was really confused by the timing of a recent interview he participated in. Well, AllHipHop.com was in Philadelphia with Questo over the weekend, and he clarified the rumor once and for all. Check it out below: So for those who need even more clarification, THERE IS NO… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Hit making producer Scott Storch continues his battle with cocaine after an arrest earlier this month in Las Vegas. TMZ.com reports that Scott Storch was arrested on February 4th, after authorities caught him trying to hide a bag of cocaine in a trashcan at the Cosmopolitan Hotel. Hotel security called the police on… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) While hip-hop mourned the losses of Big Pun, Whitney Houston, Don Cornelius and Etta James over the last few weeks, fans have also taken the time today (February 15th) to remember Harlem rapper Big L and his uncanny ability to rhyme with the best. Known for his studio albums Lifestylez Ov Da Poor… Read more »
WHITNEY CDs FLY OFF SHELVES; ARTISTS GET A BOOST IN SALES FROM THE GRAMMY AWARDS
HIP-HOP RUMORS: IS JAY-Z WORKING ON A SECRET ALBUM WITH QUESTLOVE?!
Nicki Minaj has her sights set on becoming more than just a rapper and actress…she wants to be a mogul! In the new issue of Allure, Miss Nicki reveals that she’s coming for Jay-Z’s spot. Check out what she said below: “I had a little conversation with Jay-Z at the Victoria’s Secret fashion show,” she told the… Read more »
KANYE CLEANS UP AT THE GRAMMY’S! CHECK SOME FLICKS!
HIP-HOP RUMORS: LIL’ WAYNE THROWS MORE SHADE AT JAY-Z AND KANYE WEST!
HIP-HOP RUMORS: JAY-Z AND BEYONCE RELEASE PHOTOS OF BLUE IVY CARTER!! SEE THEM HERE!
NEW YOUNG JEEZY REMIX OF “I DO ” FT. JAY-Z, ANDRE 300 AND DRAKE!!
NO HIP-HOP ON OBAMA’S 2012 PLAYLIST!? CHECK IT OUT!
READ UP ON BREEDING GROUND ARTIST LOGIC – HAILING FROM MARYLAND!
In what I can only assume is an attempt to stop others from exploiting their child’s name, Jay-Z and Beyonce have allegedly filed filed an application to trademark the name ‘Blue Ivy Carter.’ The application was reportedly submitted on January 26, 2012. Four days after Blue Ivy Carter was born, a New York businessman tried… Read more »
JAY-Z AND KANYE WEST RELEASE A VIDEO FOR “N*GGAS IN PARIS” – WATCH IT HERE!
HIP-HOP RUMORS: DID JAY-Z DONATE JUST $6K TO HIS CHARITY?
JAY-Z ROCKS CARNEGIE HALL IN SUPPORT OF UNITED WAY OF NEW YORK CITY
JAY-Z’S NOT QUITE FINISHED WITH THE STRUGGLING ROCAWEAR BRAND
“Whatever deity guides my life/ Dear Lord, don’t let me die tonight.” -Jay-Z The “immortal words of Jay-Z” from his song “Don’t Let Me Die” have been so eloquently recited by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson at the beginning of the new television spot for Paramount Pictures’ G.I. Joe: Retaliation, which is set to air this Sunday… Read more »
(Week Ending On 1/31/12) Drake held it down for Hip-Hop releases in the Top 10 with his sophomore album Take Care claiming the #9 spot and selling 26, 433 copies. Along with the platinum album, Drake’s new single “The Motto” which features Lil Wayne, has just gone platinum as well, securing the #16 spot on the… Read more »
HIP-HOP RUMORS: WILL JAY-Z & BEYONCE MAKE THEIR 1ST POST-BABY APPEARANCE AT DIDDY’S GRAMMY BASH?
(AllHipHop News) Tickets for Jay-Z’s two Carnegie Hall concerts to be held on February 6-7 are now officially on sale. Tickets for the concerts will benefit both the United Way of New York City and the Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation. According to Carnegie Hall’s website, “Concert goers will get a once in a lifetime experience as… Read more »
PRODUCER TY FYFFE DETAILS BEANIE SIGEL/TONY YAYO COLLABORATION; TALKS NEW STUDIO
Now, I don’t believe this rumor for a second, but it IS a rumor, so I’ll share. There’s a blind item circulating about an A-list rapper cheating on his R&B singer wife. The description of the rapper sounds eerily like Jay-Z, while the woman he is allegedly cheating with is unknown, but names like M.I.A. and Ashanti… Read more »
HIP HOP RUMORS: JAY-Z’S 40/40 RESTAURANT SHUT DOWN BY THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT???!!
PRESIDENT OBAMA’S CELEBRITY WISH LIST GETS LEAKED…FIND OUT WHOSE HELP HE WANTS IN 2012
Uh OH! There may be some trouble on the scene. Based on the name, you may think that Jay-Z and Beyonce’s baby is about to drop a new clothing line. Shoot, she’s already been on the Billboard charts, why not? Well, we got a tip that a clothing designer has already revealed plans to drop… Read more »
JAY-Z SAYS POEM ON B WORD IS A FAKE!
News and reports have swirled for the past week about newly anointed father, Jay-Z, swearing off the word “b*tch” now that he has a daughter in the sure-to-be-beautiful, Blue Ivy Carter. Well, that’s not exactly the case according to representatives for the father, rapper, and mogul, who recently reopened the New York location of his… Read more »
Carmen Bryant, the woman who notoriously started the Jay-Z and Nas beef back in 2001, is back and talking reckless on Twitter. If you all remember, Carmen is the mother of Nas’ daughter, Destiny, and legend says that she was creeping around with Jay-Z behind Nas’ back. Nas found out, and he unleashed one of… Read more »