Shyne Involved In Fight

Blaze magazine hosted the their annual battle, at Hammerstein Ballroom in Manhattan New York City last week. Eyedea, who is from St. Paul, won the top spot, battling amongst others, Puff Daddy, Doug E. Fresh, Mystikal and Black Rob. Shyne, who is still out to prove what a Bad Boy he really is, was engage […]

The Beatnuts Dropped From Loud

The Beatnuts have officially been dropped from Loud Records after over 7 years on the label. The group, which is overseas on their "Take It Or Squeeze It" tour, recently canceled their dates in Australia for unknown reasons. "The promoters and sponsors would like to personally thank and apologise to everybody who has supported this […]

Afrika Bambaataa Stays Busy

Afrika Bambaataa, who was commissioned by Nike to do the Emmy Award nominated "Freestyle" basketball piece has been keeping busy. Bam’s group, Hydraulic Funk which includes Steven "Boogie" Brown and Fred Fowler, also did a spot for Reebok which features MVP Allen Iverson. After the enormous success of the "Freestyle" piece, Hydraulic Funk is working […]

Jay-Z Pleads Guilty

Jay-Z was sentenced to three years probation on Wednesday after pleading guilty to stabbing Lance "Un" Rivera. He pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault and confessed to stabbing Rivera on Dec. 1, 1999, at a party for Q-Tip at Manhattan’s Kit Kat Klub. According to the police, Jay accused Rivera of bootlegging copies of Vol. 3-Life […]

New West Coast Label Announces Roster

Bungalo Records which is distributed by the nation’s leading distribution company, Universal, is the newest label to rep the streets of Compton, South Central, and beyond. The labels’ roster claims many of the west’s top notch acts, including DJ Quik, Suga Free, Coolio, Hi-C and Chill of Compton’s Most Wanted. Bungalo’s founder and CEO is […]

Old Dirty Gets 2 Years

Ol’ Dirty Bastard was sentenced yesterday, (Wednesdy July 18th), to 2-4 years in prison, for possesion of 20 vials of crack cocaine. According to reports, Ol Dirty may have tried to hurt himself earlier at the psychiatric ward where he currently being held. Ol’ Dirty was in protective custody and is under suicide watch Tuesday […]

C. Delores Tucker Loses Her Appeal

C. Delores Tucker, who almost single handedly helped Death Row lose their distribution deal with Time-Warner, lost her attempt to sue Time Magazine and Newsweek, claiming that they had mischaracterized her dispute with the estate of the late Tupac Shakur. The Supreme Court’s 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals threw out 74 year old Tucker […]

K-Solo Disses DMX

It seems that no one is safe from getting dissed this year in Hip-Hop. With Beef’s between Jay-Z and Nas, Prodigy and Jay-Z, Jadakiss and Jay-Z, Suge and all Death Row defectees, Beanie Sigel and Jadakiss, Foxy Brown and Lil Kim and whoever else, it seems that K-Solo has thrown in his bid on the […]

Snoop, Tray Dee Arrested

Calvin Broadus, known to the world as Snoop Dogg was charged with marijuana possession after police officers stopped two of his tour buses for speeding and found several bags of the drug. Tray Dee of Tha Eastsidaz was also arrested. State police pulled the buses over after a traffic stop on Interstate 90, west of […]