Wu-Tang Skips Lawyer Bills

The Wu-Tang Clan has been hit with a lawsuit by ex Entertainment Attorney Edwin McPherson, saying that the group hasn’t paid their legal bill, to the tune of $35,000. McPherson says the group members approached him in February to defend them against charges from a woman who appeared in one of their videos. The woman […]

Will Smith Invests In Whatshotnow.com

Will Smith can add Internet Investor to his business portfolio. The actor/rapper has joined Willam Shatner and Michael J. Fox as a backer of whatshotnow.com, a site that sells everything from CD’s and Playstations, to Soprano T-Shirts. The site is dedicated to Pop Culture, something that Smith knows very well. The site has announced it […]

The Arsonists Announce Tour Dates

The Arsonists are embarking on their first United States tour, to support their latest release, As The World Burns. Also, check out the groups exclusive mixtape, that will never be released. You can also pick up your Arsonists T Shirts at: http://hometown.aol.com/SETTNFIRES/arsonists.html April 13 Cambridge, MA Middle East April 14 Annondale, NY Bard College April […]

Big Pun Release Party Turned Out

Big Punisher’s album release party ended on a sour note lastTuesday, in The Bronx. Jimmy’s Cafe was packed with people there to celebrate the release of Pun’s album. Guest’s included Gangstarr, M.O.P., Fat Joe, Dr. Dre (Ed Lover’s Partner). According to sources close to Violator, Chris Lighty was the intended target, but he was not […]

Violater Gets Loud

Chris Lighty has ended his relationship with Lyor Cohen, the CEO of Def Jam, and has taken Violater Records/Management to Loud Records. After an 11 year relationship, it is rumored that Lighty was forced to leave Def Jam due to a lack of big releases, and that Def Jam opted to not renew his distribution […]

Snoop Dogg’s Bodyguard Busted

Snoop Dogg’s bodyguards were busted last week in New York City’s Kennedy Airport, when they tried to check their weapons in. According to the New York City Port Authority spokesman Steve Coleman, the three men did everything by the rules, and were very courteous. James Ice, Edward Hunter and James Archer, were not licensed to […]

Wyclef Cancels South Carolina Show

Wyclef Jean has cancelled his March 24th concert at the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina, in support of the NAACP’s economic sanctions against the tourism industry in South Carolina. The sanctions, which were officially launched on January 1, 2000, are intended to impel the state to stop flying the Confederate battle flag atop […]

Snoop Dogg Disses Suge

Snoop Dogg has launched an assault against the former label he was on, Death Row Records. No Limit bought his contract for an estimated $700,000, allowing him to head to Master P’s camp. Snoop has one album left under the Master P deal, which is scheduled to drop in the spring, titled The Last Meal. […]

Q-Tip Arrested

Qtip has been formally arrested and charged with breaking a mans jaw inside of The Virgin Megastore in New York City. The two apparently began arguing over an incident last summer, in which Q-Tip prevented the man from handing out demo tapes in front of the Hit Factory recording studio last summer. Miranda said that […]

Ice Cube Goes To Mars

Ice Cube is taking more steps to ensure his acting career is on the rise, this time signing on with blockbuster director John Carpenter, and his upcoming flick "Ghosts Of Mars". The movie will also star Hole front woman Courtney Love. The movie takes place 175 years in the future, in a dusty frontier mining […]

Ice T Helps Launch New Online Label

Ice T was at the New York Music and Internet Expo, helping launch another online record label, SomeMusic.com. Ice serves on the advisory board of the latest online label. The site allows musicians to market, promote and sell their music online. SomeMusic.com is the latest division created by SMI and is designed to complement SMI’s […]

ANTRA To Distribute Miramax Film

The ANTRA Music Group announced that it has signed an agreement with Miramax Films to produce and distribute the soundtrack/full-length album to the movie “O,” a modern-day adaptation of Shakespeare’s Othello, starring Martin Sheen, John Heard (Beaches) and supported by some of today’s leading teen celebrities including Mekhi Phifer (Clockers, Soul Food and I Still […]