Man Tries Stealing Slick Rick’s Identity

A Raleigh, North Carolina man was charged with the identity theft of Slick Rick Walters, the jailed legendary rapper, after he attempted a series of fraudulent transactions and actual impersonations. Twenty-eight-year-old Steven Glenn was arrested and charged with seven counts of fraud, three counts of forgery, two counts of obtaining property under false pretenses, and […]

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 […]

Star Temporarily Suspended From Hot 97

New York morning DJ, Star of Hot 97 was recently suspended by his employers for unknown reasons. "Star has been suspended and we don’t know when he will return," co-host Prozac Girl aka Keysha Whitaker told listeners. Sources claim that Star was suspended for negative comments he made against radio station advertisers. Barry Mayo, Senior […]

Al Sharpton’s Rally Talks Hip-Hop

Presidential hopeful Rev. Al Sharpton held his second Annual National Convention for his National Action Network over the past weekend that was punctuated with a hip-hop workshop on Saturday evening. The last workshop, “Using The Influence Of Hip-Hop To Empower Our Youth,” served as a town meeting for the public to engage with a robust […]

Eminem Has A New Court Date

Eminem is scheduled to appear in a Macomb County, Michigan court next month to defend himself against a defamation lawsuit. Eminem and sanitation engineer DeAngelo Bailey, 32, of Warren could not come to a settlement after mediation and proposals to settle the case were rejected. Bailey, a childhood associate of Eminem, claimed he was defamed […]

Dick Gregory, Bootcamp Clik, Headline 4th Annual “Hip Hop As A Movement” Conference

Human rights anti-war activist and comedian legend Dick Gregory will deliver the keynote speech to open the fourth annual “Hip Hop Generation-Hip Hop As A Movement” Conference, April 11-13, 2003 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Gathering under the banner of Peace and Anti-Militarism, the weekend event will feature panels, strategy sessions, and performances. The […]

Rahzel On ‘Greatest Knockouts’ Tour

The self proclaimed "Godfather of Noyze," Rahzel, recently embarked on "The Greatest Knockouts World Tour," a 19 outing with Rocksteady Crew member DJ JS-1 to showcase his beatboxing and sound effect abilities and support to support a mixtape of collaborations and performances around the world. Greatest Knockouts Vol.1 features a brand new track that features […]