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MAC Charged With Murder

Mac The Camouflage Assassin, whose real name is Mckinley Phipps, has been arrested and charged with first degree murder, following a shooting at a night club. Apparently Barron Victor Jr. and Phipps got into an altercation after a performance dubbed the World War Party, at Club Mercedes in Baton Rouge. Phipps, who was the feature […]

Flesh-N-Bone Sentenced

Flesh-N-Bone was sentenced to 11 years in a California State Prison for threatening a friend with an AK-47 last December. He was found guilty of Assault With A Deadly Weapon and Criminal Possession Of A Firm Are By A Felon in June. Flesh was already behind bars for another violation, in which the LAPD found […]

Big Pun Suffers Fatal Heart Attack

Big Punisher, who was enjoying the success he had achieved with Jennifer Lopez’ "Feelin’ So Good" single, suffered a fatal heart attack and was pronounced dead Monday afternoon at the age of 28. A hospital spokesperson, and Loud Records declined to discuss details of the rapper’s condition. The only information was that Big Pun was […]


Lifted Productions is looking for performing artists to star in the first Broadway show dedicated to the four elements of Hip-Hop. "Echo Park" is about the phenomenal growth of Hip-Hop culture in the past 20 years. The show is slated to open in June at the world famous Apollo theatre in Harlem New York City. […]

Violence Erupts At Cash Money Show

The Cash Money Concert at the Oakland Coliseum was cancelled on Friday after a crowd stormed the arena to gain entry and battled with the audience already inside, the Alameda County Sheriff’s Department said on Saturday. According to sources, Eve, BG and Juvenile were scheduled to perform. Lt. J.C. Maldonado said approximately 12,500 people were […]

Rappin 4Tay To Tour

Rappin 4Tay is on a nationwide tour this year, to support his latest album, "An Introduction To Macking". With 4Tay is Max Julien, who is best known for his role as Goldie in the classic ’70s movie, The Mack. The two players are also working on a new movie entitled Sex Money And Murder. The […]

New Bone Album To Be Released

The new Bone Thugs n Harmony album will be in stores Febuary 29th, 2000. The album, titled BTNHRESURRECTION is the latest from the Cleveland Hip-Hop group. The first single, X-Tasy is available for download at bonethugsnharmony.com and Launch.com. Launch is also running a contest. You can register to win a Sony Digital Video Camera or […]

CBC Airing New Hip-Hop Show

The CBC in Toronto Canada will be airing a new show called Drop The Beat, February 7th at 8:30 pm.The series will be a half hour long, and will feature Kardinal Offishal, Choclair, Rahzel and other Hip-Hop acts. The soundtrack will accompany the series with music by Bahamadia, Common, Ja-Rule and Saukratees among other notable […]

Violater Goes Hollywood

Michael Ovitz, a serious big willie in the Hollywood scene has recognized the significance of Hip-Hop, and is taking his step into the rap music business. His fledgling management/production company, Artists Management Group, has formed an urban entertainment division to be headed by Violator Management founder Chris Lighty and his longtime business partner, Mona Scott. […]

Choclair Tour Dates

Choclair is making his way around Canada-again. Make sure you check him out if you are in the area, you will not be disappointed. Here are the dates: Jan. 12 @ Open Mike with Mike Bullard (12:30 AM EST) CTV Television Jan. 12 @ AJ’s Hanger Kingston, Ontario Jan. 13 @ Loyallist College – The […]

Yungstar Blowing Up

Yungstar, already blowing up in Texas thanks to his appearance on DJ Screw mix tapes and Lil’ Troy’s "Wanna Be A Baller" single, is getting ready to drop his Epic Records release. Throwed Yung Playa hits stores Tuesday, February 1st. The album is an updated version (with five fresh new songs) of the disc which […]

Loud Rocks

Loud Records President Steve Rifkind is spearheading an interesting album later this year. Loud will release an album of Hip-Hop covers by Rock groups. Groups that are already confirmed on the project are Fred Durst from Korn, System of a Down, Incubus, Sugar Ray, 311 and Shootyz Groove. They will cover Wu-Tang Clan, Mobb Deep, […]