Warner Brothers To Release Tupac Songbook

Warner Brothers Publications is releasing a songbook called The Tupac Shakur Collection this spring. The 84 page glossy contains piano, vocal and chord arrangements for fifteen of the slain MC’s most popular songs, including “California Love,” “I Get Around” and “Dear Momma.” Product Manager, Janet Delissa, worked with Tupac’s mother, Afeni Shakur, and explained the […]

Rakim Allah Readies New LP

Hip-Hop icon Rakim is currently finishing up recording his first solo LP on Dr. Dre’s Aftermath imprint, titled "Oh My God." The album has been anticipated since Dre announced that Rakim was signed to his imprint over two years ago. Dre is excited to be working with Rakim, crediting Rakim with the reason he is […]

Master P Speaks Out, Breaks Out

Master P, who recently saved a recording studio he spent several million dollars to start building, is not happy with the city the studio was built in. The problems started when P hired Carter Construction Company to build a recording complex in Baton Rogue. After a dispute in construction occurred, P and the construction company […]

Houston Hip-Hop Community Gives Back

In response to the displacement of a single mother and her young family due to a gas explosion in their home, the Houston Rap community began fundraising activities to help relocate them. The effort is being led by record a group of local music industry businesses, including Rap-A-Lot Records, Lil Troy’s Short Stop Records, Break […]

Sista Souljah Sparks Controversy At University Of Memphis

Sister Souljah recently spoke at the University Of Memphis, where controversy raged on campus about her appearance. The problems started when Souljah’s visit was sponsored by the Black Student Associations Black History Month Committee. The president of The College Republican’s, sophomore Andrew McGarrity protested Souljah’s appearance, due to statements she made to the Washington Post […]

Authorities Seek Mr. Lil One

San Francisco rapper Mr. Lil One is being sought by authorities for a sting of violence he allegedly committed earlier this year, police said. Mr. Lil One, who’s real name is Reyes Solis Rodriguez is wanted for burglary, felony spousal abuse, brandishing a weapon and criminal threats. "He’s out there trying to hurt one or […]