Ice-T And SMG Release DVD

Ice-T and his new group, Sex Money And Gunz (SMG) which also includes Smooth The Hustler and Trigger the Gambler will be releasing a DVD featuring their live performance at B.B. King’s in Times Square, New York City. The live concert footage will feature SMG’s new songs as well as a variety of Ice T’s […]

Wyclef To Give Free Concert

Wyclef Jean will perform a free concert this Friday (June 14th) aboard the USS Interprid aircraft carrier. The concert, dubbed "Wyclef Jean Life…A Freedom Concert," was originally to take place at Coney Island NY’s Astroland Park. The concert was moved due to crowd control issues, as several thousand people are expected to catch the concert. […]

Universal Records Locks #1 & 2 Spot

Two Universal Records debut discs enter Billboard’s R&B Albums chart in the #1 and #2 spots for this week. Free City, from the St. Louis-based hip-hop group The St. Lunatics (comprised of 6x platinum rapper Nelly, Ali, Kyjuan, Murphy Lee and Slo Down), landed at #1, while Hot Boys member Turk’s long-awaited solo offering, Young […]

BMG Acquires Zomba

United States owned Zomba, who released music from such hip-hop acts as Mystikal, Keith Murray, KRS-One as well as ‘N Sync, The Backstreet Boys and Britney Spears, was purchased by Bertelsmann Music Group (BMG) for around $3 billion dollars. BMG Currently owns 25 percent of Zomba publishing and 20 percent of the Zomba record label. […]


Big Tymers Go Gold, Hit The Road

One month after landing at the #1 position on the Billboard 200 chart, The Big Tymers Hood Rich album has been certified Gold. The album sales were helped by the single "Still Fly," which has been receiving huge amounts of radio airplay across the United States. The video has been garnering significant airplay on MTV, […]

Jedi Mind Tricks First LP Re-Released

Jedi Mind Tricks first album, The Psycho-Social, Chemical, Biological, and Electro-Magnetic Manipulation of Human Consciousness has been re-released on Babygrande Records along with six new songs. Sandboxautomatic, a popular internet retailer of hip-hop music, has teamed with Babygrande for the re-release, which will appear for the first time on CD. The album has been digitally […]

Crip Walk Banned From L.A. Schools

Los Angeles inner city schools have banned the "C-Walk" dance, short for "Crip Walk." The dance, which was popularized by such rappers as WC, Snoop and even Lil Bow Wow, has stirred up controversy in the school districts. According to law enforcement officials, the dance was originally performed after Crip’s murdered a rival gang member. […]

Suge Knight To Pen New Book

Suge Knight has joined forces with the Acme Literary and Talent agency and will be shopping his memoirs to a variety of publishers. Knight said that his book will examine his relationship with Tupac, Dre and Snoop, as well as the time he spent behind bars after he was convicted of violating his probation in […]

Prodigy Admitted To Hospital

Mobb Deep was forced to cancel their London England performances after member Prodigy was admitted to the hospital due to a recent bout with Sickle Cell Anemia, a disease that affects over 80,000 in the United States and millions worldwide. The tour, due to start on June 5th, has been postponed until further notice. In […]

Snoop Dogg Goes Wild

Snoop Dogg will be the first celebrity host of the extremely successful "Girls Gone Wild" franchise of videos. "Girls Gone Wild Doggy Style" follows Snoop around Feb. 2002’s Mardi Gras festivities in New Orleans. According to sources, Snoop was paid in excess of $1 million dollars to have camera crews follow him around while women […]