Irv Gotti Wants To Split Murder And Racketeering Charges

Today in court, lawyers for Irv Gotti requested to separate the Murder Inc. head’s federal money laundering case from the murder and racketeering charges of other defendants, including drug kingpin Kenneth “Supreme” McGriff. Brooklyn federal judge Edward Korman permitted defense attorney Gerald Lefcourt to ask for Irv Gotti’s case to be disconnected from McGriff, who […]

Eminem Withdraws Source Suit

Eminem and The Source magazine may have come to the end of their legal crusade against each other. Earlier in the week, the Detroit rapper withdrew a copyright infringement suit from a Manhattan Federal Court, but a judge wouldn’t formally rule on the case until Monday. If the suit is withdrawn, the magazine would be […]

Jay-Z Associate A Fugitive?

Tyran “Ty Ty” Smith, an associate of Jay-Z, may be considered a fugitive from the law after he missed a court date in Dec. to answer to misdemeanor charges that he pepper-sprayed R.Kelly. According to Page Six, the new allegations claim that Smith is attempting to avoid a compromising position in a future civil case. […]

Lil’ Kim Found Guilty

Rapper Lil Kim was convicted of perjury today when jurors revealed their verdict in a Manhattan court. The Brooklyn native was declared guilty of lying to a federal grand jury investigating a 2001 shooting outside of Hot 97, a popular New York radio station. The 30-year-old was acquitted of obstruction charges, but was also found […]

Nelly’s Jonesboro Concert Goes On, St. Lunatic’s Young Brother Arrested

A concert in Jonesboro, Arkansas featuring Nelly, St. Lunatics and other artists ended with the arrest of a Derrty Ent. production manager and the 15-year-old brother of group member’s Murphy Lee and Kyjuan. The concert took place at the Arkansas Sate University’s Convocation Center on Saturday (March 12th) and drew controversy from the start. Weeks […]

Canibus Prepares Two New Albums

Rapper Canibus is putting the final touches on a new album, titled Mind Control. The album will showcase what his handlers have dubbed a new sound, that will reflect Canibus’ new attitude, based on his extensive travels throughout the Middle East, while serving time in the U.S. Army. The rapper will address why he joined […]