Ends Legal Dispute has ended it’s legal dispute with Universal Records, paying the out $53.4 million in damages, resulting from the company’s service. also secured licenses from the Universal, the largest record label conglomerate, and now have permission to use all of their copyrighted material. The negotiations for the deal lasted almost 48 hours. Universal […]

Eminem Adds Tour Dates

Eminem is expanding his European show dates. What was originally a two date sold out visit in February, has turned into a seven date arena tour of Europe. The tour will begin in Hamburg, Germany on January 30th, and conclude February 9th in London, England. Here is the full European schedule: January 30 – Hamburg, […]

Prodigy’s InfamousStores Shutdown, the website launched by Prodigy of Mobb Deep, has been shutdown by the webmaster because Prodigy’s allegedly neglected to pay the bills. According to the webmaster of the site, will be closed down until Prodigy "acts in a responsible manner to his fans." M.D Thorpe, Jr., a medical doctor who runs several web […]

BET Bought By Viacom

BET has been acquired by Viacom, the company the owns UPN, and MTV among other holdings. The deal is worth an estimated $3 Billion dollars, gives Viacom a monopoly over the music distribution in the United States, including VH1, The Box, M2, MTV, and now BET. Executive at BET claim that their programming will not […]

Urb Magazine Celebrates 10 Years

URB Magazine, America’s leading voice of independent hip-hop, electronic dance music and DJ culture, will celebrate it’s 10-year anniversary with it’s upcoming January/February 2001 issue (Issue #81, on stands January 2, 2001). To commemorate the occasion URB is planning a three-cover issue, each featuring an artist that has represented the different musical tastes that have […]

LL Cool J’s Cousin Busted

According to NY Newsday, LL’s cousin, Cynthia Cooper was charged with stealing checks sent to LL Cool J and his Camp Cool J fund. Yesterday, she was arraigned on charges that she stole more than $150,000 from the rapper and his camp sponsorship program. She pleaded not guilty to grand larceny, scheming to defraud, falsifying […]

DMX’s Manager Shot In Yonkers

DMX’s Manager, Ray Copeland, was shot in the arm Tuesday night after departing a studio in Yonkers, NY. After being treated in a local hospital, Copeland was released. While an official statement has yet to be released by DMX, anonymous sources have speculated that the shooting may be a retaliation against DMX from Ruff Ryders, […]

Mase Preaching In D.C.

Former Bad Boy recording artist Mase, will be preaching tomorrow (Friday December 1st, 2000) in Washington D. C. S.A.N.E Ministries, which stands for "Saving A Nation Endangered" will present the rapper turnerd preacher delivering his message of "How God Brought Transformation To This Man..". The event starts at 7PM at Shiloh Baptist Church 1500 Washington […]