Yuckmouth Got Beef

Rap-A-Lot Records rapper Yukmouth got beef. On his new album, Thuglord: The New Testament, he openly, and graphically, criticizes the critics and No Limit CEO Master P. Apparently, he is still bitter over P jacking his "Ice Cream Man" concept, a street term for selling drugs. Yukmouth’s group, The Luniz, created the term which was […]

Death Row Continues To Taunt Snoop

Suge Knight’s Death Row records continues to throw blows at Snoop Dogg. The latest round comes via the Death Row website, which features a flash intro with artist Jayo Felony. The intro features Jayo’s face, stating that he is wanted by Death Row to become an inmate for "Showing B####-Ass Snoop that it takes more […]

MC EIHT Leaves Priority

MC EIHT returns to the scene in 2001 with a brand new album. Embarking on the May, 2001 release of his 6th solo album entitled ‘Tha8t’z Gangsta’, MC EIHT stands poised with a new focus and vision to take control of his career and music. As a founding member of the famed west coast rap […]

Rosa Parks Vs. Outkast: Round 2

Lawyers for civil rights activist Rosa Parks requested that an appeals court reinstate her lawsuit against Outkast, whom she claims misused her name in a their song "Rosa Parks." Lawyers for the 88 year old Parks claimed that she has the right to sue to challenge the Outkast’s use of her name, which appeared on […]

D.J. Quik And Talib Kweli Hook Up

D.J. Quik, is hard at work on his follow up to 2000’s platinum release, "Balance & Options." The as-yet-untitled album will feature guest appearances from a variety of artists. Recently, Quik finished recording a song with Reflection Eternal member Talib Kweli. The song, titled "7:30″ was produced by Quik. "First of all, he is very […]

Tupac’s Estate Reaches Settlement

The Tupac Shakur estate has reached a settlement with Jimmy "Chopmaster" Dright and Network One, the company that he owns. Dright possessed unreleased recordings on Tupac Shakur, which he released without the proper authorization from Tupac’s Estate. According to Launch, the estate of the late Tupac sent a letters to retailers asking them not to […]

Second Hip-Hop Summit Coming

Plans for the second Hip Hop Summit are underway. The event, which is sponsored by Hands, will include a keynote address from Minister Louis Farrahkhan & will be moderated by Hip-Hop legend, KRS-One. The event will take place in New York City at The House Of Justice. A town hall meeting is also being scheduled […]

Ice T To Star in R Xmas

Ice T stars in a new flick directed by Abel Ferrara (King Of New York), titled "R Xmas." The flick, which was unveiled at the Cannes Film Festival Thursday (May 10th), is a strange Christmas tale about drug dealers and corrupt policemen. Ice T plays a racist gangster and also stars Drea de Matteo and […]

Lil Kim Criticized

Hezekiah Walker, who is pastor of the Brooklyn based Love Fellowship Tabernacle Church, had a few criticizing words about artist Lil Kim, saying that his church is for all people. "Church is not only for the righteous. A person like Lil’ Kim – These are the ones that need to be in the church. It’s […]

Run-DMC Responds To Rumors

The release of the Run DMC’s Crown Royal along with the ever-absent presence of DMC, has rumors swirling around the crew. At a recent concert at University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida, DMC spoke candidly about the future of the group and his role. "I am try to show people that I have evolved […]

Suge Knight Out Of Prison

Suge Knight was released from prison 5 days earlier than was expected. He left Mule Creek State Prison near Sacramento, California after serving over half of a nine year bid for violation of his parole, stemming from an incident in which he beat alleged Crip gang member Orlando Anderson. The incident is believed to have […]