Eminem’s Ex Busted

Kim Mathers, wife of Eminem was busted Sunday in Harrison Township in Michigan on an outstanding bench warrant according to the Macomb County Sheriff’s department. According to local news reports, Deputies from the marine division were responding to calls about a possible Jet Ski accident. While investigating, they found two women carrying life jackets. After […]

Naughty By Nature Keeps Busy

Naughty by Nature has signed a deal with independent label, TVT Records and is ready to drop an album sometime this Fall. This will be their sixth studio album, and while on hiatues, they have all kept busy. Treach is doing his "Source: All Access" show as well as appearing in upcoming movies. Treach finished […]

Push To Keep Em Out Heats Up

A Liberal politician and a family lobby group are still calling on the Australian government to keep Eminem out of the country later this month, when his tour is set to land. Peter Slipper, who is a member of Prime Minister John Howard’s Liberal Party, said on Monday he had written to Howard asking that […]

Canibus Release Party Turns Violent

Canibus’s release party turned ugly last night around midnight at club Aria. Canibus, who was celebrating the release of his sophomore album, 2000 B.C. (Before Canibus), was sucker punched in the face, and stomped in the ensuing chaos. The perpetrators were Harlem World’s Blinky Blink, Cam’Ron, who’s rhyming abilities are limited, thus the fight. The […]

Roc-A-Fella Pays $100 G Fine

The Sanitation Department in New York City is cracking down on illegal poster advertisements and has found its biggest victim to date-a record record $100,000 fine paid by Jay-Z‘s Roc-A-Fella imprint. New York City officials have cracked down on illegal stickers and posters, as the music industry has recognized their marketing and promotional power. Roc-A-Fella […]

M.O.P. And Rakim Collaborate

The hip hop world patiently awaits, for Rakim, the god of rap to emerge after signing with Dr. Dre’s Aftermath Records. In a recent interview with Jerry Barrow, a freelance writer, Brooklyn’s M.O.P. said they were contacted by Rakim to be on his yet-untitled album. "I had a convo with Rakim. He said he got […]

Smith Bros. Release New Single,

Tha Slumplordz release The Yakuza has been named as one of the best hip hop albums of 2000 by The San Francisco Bay Guardian. The full length LP, which was released in October, is the group’s first national release and second full-length offering. Other honorees include Dead Prez, Outkast, Blackalicious, Talib Kweli, and Dr. Dre […]

The Source On The Selling Block

According to Urbanexpose.com, David Mays, who runs The Source, has put the magazine on the selling block, The price Mays is asking for the magazine is $100 million dollars. TheSource entertainment consists of hip-hop themed high circulation magazines, an annual award show, and two weekly television properties that use the African Heritage Network for broadcast […]

Poetic Succumbs To Cancer

On Sunday, July 15, 2001, at Cedar Sinai Hospital in California, Anthony Berkeley aka Poetic of The Gravediggaz succumbed to his two year battle with metastatic colon cancer. Poetic had been fighting for his life for the past two years, ever since he collapsed in the studio in 1999 from stomach pains and became diagnosed […]

Omar Gooden Is Ready To Rap

Omar Gooden, who plays the wild, young gangsta Sweet Pea, in John Singleton’s Baby Boy is preparing to release a rap album. The actor has a crew called Legion, a group hoping to drop their freshman album sometime this year. With the first single, "Mamacitas," the group has received some airplay on commercial radio. The […]

Pantene Disses Royce Da 5’9

Organizers of the Pro-Voice concert may not understand what the words "Pro-Voice" really mean, if their actions speak for their organization. Pop artist and Pantene Spokesperson Willa Ford features Royce Da 5’9 on her song "I Wanna Be Bad" from her recently released album, Willa Was Here. Royce has been touring with Ford and was […]

Russell Simmons Vs. Capitol Hill

Russell Simmons, tired of hearing lawmakers diss Hip-Hop music, attended a meeting held by the Senate Government Affairs Committee yesterday. The meeting, which also included various representatives from different Genre’s of the entertainment field including the RIAA’s Hillary Rosen and MPAA’s Jack Valenti. Simmons requested a seat on one of the panels testifying before the […]

Killah Priest’s Album Party Turns Deadly

Killah Priest’s record release party turned deadly in Los Angeles yesterday morning, leaving one man dead, two wounded and another young woman fighting for her life. Priest, who was celebrating his record release party at The Century Club, was performing to a packed house. Around 2:20am the drama started. According to eye witnesses allhiphop interviewed, […]