Eve Invades Footaction

Footaction USA has teamed up with Eve, Ruff Ryders’ award-winning rap artist, for the grand opening of the new Footaction store in Elizabeth, N.J. on November 11. Eve will sign autographs during her appearance and will give away 500 CD samplers featuring songs from her upcoming release “Scorpion.” During the grand-opening event, customers can sign […]

You Can’t Beat Em? Buy Em!

BMG is looking to consolidate and own music distribution on the internet. After snatching up CDnow and acquiring a stake in Napster, BMG is now looking to purchase Emusic.com and Liquid Audio. The chairman of the Ecommerce group, Andreas Schmidt, is holding preliminary talks with both groups, and is looking to form an alliance with […]

Tupac Domain Name Dispute Settled

The WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) handed down a ruling regarding the dispute filed by the Tupac Shakur Estate over the domains Tupac.com and Tupac.net . Judge Richard D. Faulkner of Texas, ordered the domain names stay with the current owner, R.J. Barranco. The two month dispute began when Tupac’s estate sent a cease and […]

Loud To Release Big Pun Tribute

Big Punisher died suddenly of natural causes resulting from a heart attack and respiratory failure. Though the hip-hop community lost one of it’s most promising voices, the impact of Big Pun’s legacy continues on his upcoming tribute, Endangered Species, which is to be released February 6, 2001. Loud Records readies itself to release the posthumous […]

Sticky Fingaz Making Moves

Sticky Fingaz is getting ready to release his solo album, Black Trash: The Autobiography Of Kirk Jones. The debut from ex Onyx member will feature fellow Universal label mates Canibus and Eminem, as well as Raekwon and Rah Digga. Sticky, who recentley proclaimed "I’m the hottest thing Universal Got This Year" has been busy staying […]

Tommy Boy Hooks Up With ClickRadio

ClickRadio today announced that it has been granted an interactive radio license by Tommy Boy, the groundbreaking independent label. The agreement brings Tommy Boy’s catalog of over 200 albums spanning Rap, Dance, Rock and Gospel to ClickRadio’s free, personalizable, Internet-enabled digital radio service, which delivers a completely different way to hear music offline and a […]

Source Sound Lab Launches

The Source will launch their weekly Hip-Hop show, The Source Sound Lab on UPN, Saturday October 7th, at 1:00pm Eastern Standard Time. Busta Rhymes will be hosting the first few episodes of the show, and then Ray J., Brandy’s younger sibling will take over the chores as permanent host. The show, which will be an […]

Kool Keith To Release New Album

Fat Beats first opened Kool Keith and Motion Man have teamed up to release a new album on November 14th. The album, which features production by Kutmasta Kurt, will drop on Threshold Recordings. They will drop the first single, "We All Over b/w Souped Up, today (Tuesday October 17th). Check out Hiphopsite.com or Koolkeith.net for […]

JaRule Lands At Number 1

JaRule helped show the power of Hip-Hop, snagging the number one spot from Radiohead. JaRule’s latest offering, "Rule 3:36" moved 276,000 unites during it’s first week, while Radiohead moved 86,450 units, slipping to the number 10 position. Nelly continues his amazing run on the charts, hopping back up to number 2, moving 150,125 units this […]

Puff Hit With Another Lawsuit

Puff Daddy has been hit with $3 Million dollar lawsuit by the driver that took Puff, Jennifer Lopez and Puff’s bodyguard away from a nightclub in December. The driver is claiming he suffered personal injuries and emotional distress. The driver has also indicated that the 9mm in the car belonged to Puff’s bodyguard, and not […]

Scarface Attacks DEA

Scarface has attacked the DEA, for their investigation into Rap-A-Lot Records. The investigation began in 1988, when authorities discovered 76 Kilograms of cocaine in a car from a used car dealership that Rap-A-Lot CEO J-Prince owned. The DEA then opened an investigation into J-Prince, his label and his affiliates. The agent who led the investigation, […]

Nelly, Cash Money To Hit The Road

Nelly, The Cash Money Billionaires, R&B acts Joe and Profyle have embarked on a nationwide tour, kicking off November 12th, in Houston, Texas. Here are the dates: Nov. 12; Houston, Texas; Compaq Center Nov. 15; Miami, Fla.; American Airlines Arena Nov. 18; Annapolis, Md.; 92Q radio show Nov. 19; Philadelphia, Pa.; First Union Spectrum Nov. […]

New Jurassic 5 Video On The Way

Jurassic 5 has been keeping busy lately. You can catch them today, (Wednesday October 18th) on MTV’s new Hip-Hop show, Direct Effect. The show is on from 5:30pm to 6:30pm EST. The group informed allhiphop that their video, "Quality Control" is one of the most played videos on MTV’s sister station, M2. In the markets […]

Outkast Reacts To Album Leak

Outkast has reacted to their album being leaked over the internet. The latest album, Stankonia, has apparently been leaked to various websites. Stankonia, which includes their single Bombs Over Baghdad, is scheduled to be in stores October 31st. The group issued this statement: "As artists, we appreciate the anticipation our fans have for our music, […]

New Book Series On The Way

Syndicate Media Group, based out of Los Angeles, has launched a series of pulp-fiction books that have come under fire by some community members. The series of books are aimed at Hip-Hop fans, and will also include a CD of previously unreleased music. The books, which will be available at Tower Records, along with some […]