Outkast And Nike Hookup To Help Youth

Outkast has hooked up with Nike Youth Action Program, which will assist children in helping to bring about positive change in their communities. The program is designed to encourage youth’s to speak up out and foster dialogue, to help prevent violence. The program will donate $1000 grants to nonprofit youth organizations on nine of Outkast’s […]

Chi Ali Captured

Chi Ali Griffith, who was wanted for the murder of an ex friend over $300 worth of compact discs, was caught last week in the Bronx after his second profiling on Fox’s America’s Most Wanted, February 24th. Police say that Chi shot and killed his girlfriend’s brother over the debt in the South Bronx. He […]

KRS-One Attacks

KRS-One is gearing up for the release of his 9th album, Sneak Attack, set to drop April 10th. The majority of the production on the album was handled by the Blastmaster himself, and will be released on his own indie, Frontpage Entertainment which he founded over 5 years ago. KRS will hit the road to […]

Queen Latifah To Be Cancelled?

Queen Latifah’s talk show, Latifah, will not be back around for third season according to sources. People in the television industry were surprised that the Hip-Hop legend’s talk show was renewed for a second season. The problem with the show is very simple: low ratings. Latifah isn’t doing as bad as some of the other […]

New Bribery Charges Leveled At Puff

Puff Daddy has new charges leveled at him. According to prosecutor’s, Puff tried to pay key witnesses for their silence in his bribery and gun possession trial. According to prosecutors, Matthew "Scar" Allen and his brother felt threatened by Puff. “Their greatest concerns were retaliation by Mr. Combs and those surrounding him against their mother, […]

Chi-Ali Profiled Again

Chi Ali, who is wanted for murdering his girlfriend’s brother over a three hundred dollar debt and music CD’s, was recently profiled again on America’s Most Wanted. According to police reports, Sean Raymond believed Griffith, who used to live with him in a Bronx apartment, stole the cd’s. Raymond’s family say that Chi admitted to […]

Puff’s Case Takes A Turn

Puffy’s trial doesn’t seem to be getting any easier. According to testimony from Puff’s driver, Wardel Ferguson, Puff did indeed tuck a black handgun into his waist before entering the club. He also testified after the shooting that Puff tried to hide the gun in one of the secret compartments of the custom SUV and […]

Hip-Hop Exploited Again?

Eric Eisner, former partner of David Geffen who cashed out on the sale of Geffen Records for millions and son of Disney CEO Michael Eisner, recently sold his spec script “Of God and Country Club” to Columbia Pictures for over $1 million. Eisner wrote the film under a pseudonym, fearing his past as an executive […]

Eminem Being Investigated

Authorities overseas are studying video tapes of Eminem’s debut British concert, looking for proof that he urged teenaged fans to take drugs. Eminem has been in the hotseat lately, because amongst other things, his stage show has him simulate his own death in an electric chair, as well as roaming the stage with a chainsaw. […]

Big Pun Mural A Success

Big Pun was remembered yesterday (Tuesday Feb. 6, 2001) as family, friends and fans gathered to watch the Tat’s Cru paint a mural in honor of Big Pun. Many celebrities were in attendance, including Remy Martin, Ja-Rule, Cuban Link, Kool Herc and Fat Joe. The event started around 11:00am yesterday. The celebrities that were there […]

Snoop Dogg To Release XXX Video

Snoop Dogg will release his first XXX rated video, Doggystyle, through Larry Flint’s Hustler Video, the magazine’s video distribution company. The flick, which was shot in Snoop Dogg’s home, is a cross between a rap video and XXX-rated film. Snoop wrote all the music, including 11 never-before-released tracks. He performs in six original music videos […]

Bigg Snoop Dogg Radio Blowin Up

Snoop Dogg’s syndicated radio show, Bigg Snoop Dogg Radio continues to do well for the stations that carry the show. On the show, Snoop takes listeners on a four hour journey of world premier releases, mixes and in studio interviews with top acts. Recent guests have included Busta Rhymes, Fred Durst, Tha Eastsidaz, Nate Dogg, […]

JD Renews Deal With Columbia

Steve Heckler, VP of Information Technology has issued a chilling threat against Napster, and the development of any sort of technology outside of the major entertainment conglomerate’s grasp. After giving a speech at California State University, Heckler told the Summer Forty-Niner (the student newspaper) that " The music industry will take whatever steps it needs […]

Big Boi Has A Boy

Big Boi of Outkast has a new addition to his family. His girlfriend gave birth to a boy on February 3. Big Boi missed the child being born. In an attempt to make sure he witnessed it, Outkast canceled their remaining 5 dates on the groups European tour, where they were opening the majority of […]