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Eminem T-Shirt Sparks Deadly Fight

An Eminem T-Shirt sparked a deadly fight in Istanbul, Turkey’s Kucukcekmece district yesterday.Vendor Hayrettin Demir was hawking the T-Shirts, shouting Eminem, which 19-year-old Dilaver Akkurt took as an insult to his mother. Akkurt told Demir that his mothers name was Emine. “Eminem” means “my Emine” in Turkish.A knife fight broke out between the two men […]

Hip-Hop History Month Kicks Off

Today (November 1st) marks the start of Hip-Hop History month. The Universal Zulu Nation will pay tribute to the pioneers of the genre during the weekend of November 7th-9th in New York City. KRS-1’s Temple of Hip-Hop will also pay homage tomorrow, by presenting the 1st Annual Temple of Hip-Hop Showcase in Atlanta. In that […]

Beatnuts Sign With Penalty

Critically acclaimed hip-hop group The Beatnuts have signed a deal with the recently re-launched Penalty Recordings, one of the most successful independent record labels of the 1990’s. "I watched their career develop on Relativity and Loud Records and I became a huge fan," CEO Neil Levine said. "The Beatnuts are career artists who produce, rap […]

Baby Sued For Jewelry Bills

Bryan "Baby" Williams was hit with a lawsuit alleging that he owes $82,000 in jewelry bills. The suit was brought against the Cash Money Records CEO and artist by King’s Jewelers near Miami Beach. The suit says Williams, who also goes by the name of Birdman, ordered a $23,000 pendant made of 18 karat white […]