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 […]

Ice-T Drops Knowledge

Ice T spoke at the Kansas African-American Economic And Human Development Expo III, on Saturday. Addressing the audience, Ice T talked about education and self reliance. "Street smarts will get you killed sooner than book smarts. Street smarts will teach you how to make money, but 98 percent of how you do it is illegal. […]

BET Doubles Security

Snoop Dogg was filming BET’s show 106&Park on Tuesday Oct 3rd, and in anticipation of his presence, the Black network nearly doubled the security in an effort to prevent any attempts to kill the rapper. In recent incidents like the Source Awards, alleged Bloods and affiliates of Death Row Records ran rampant seeking to bodily […]

Hip-Hop Gets The Blues

Fat Possum/Epitaph are putting a new twist on Hip-Hop. On October 24th, the label will release an album titled: New Beats From The Delta. The Mississippi based label will take songs from legendary blues artists Junior Kimbrough, CeDell Davis, T-Model Ford and Johnny Farmer to name a few on the album, and remix the songs […]

Lynne Cheney Attacks Eminem

Lynne Cheney, wife of War Monger, Halliburton (an Oil Company) CEO, George Bush Vice President wannabe Dick Cheney, has attacked Eminem, calling him a violent misogynist, and demanded that Seagrams, the corporation that distributes Eminem’s label, Aftermath/Interscope, to take responsibility for putting the records out. She was testifying at a Senate held hearing on violence […]

Beasties Go Digital

The Beastie Boy owned label, Grand Royal will make all of it’s releases available for digital download the same day the actual CD is released. The first release is Texas rock group, At The Drive In, and their release "Relationship of Command." The album is being released digitally through the unsuccessful EMI Music Distribution digital-distribution […]

Made Men Associates Arrested

Made Men associates Tony Mccrary and Trevor Watson, both in their thirties, have been arrested and are being arraigned on charges of Assault and Battery with Deadly Weapon, for the stabbing of NBA Celtic Forward, Paul Peirce. Only two of the three wanted have been turned themselves in, a third, William Ragland, who is 28 […]

Okay Player Tour Kicks Off

The Okay Player tour kicks off October 5th in Northampton Massachusettes, featuring such Hip-Hop artists as Rah Digga, Common, Dead Prez, Bahamadia, Mos Def, Talib Kweli, Black Eyed Peas (on select dates) and a variety of other acts, to be announced. Here are the tour dates. This is going to be worth your money: 10/5 […]

RIAA Shuts Down FTP Site

The RIAA continues its witch hunt against music on the internet. The RIAA recently notified Oklahoma State University that an unidentified student had posted 40 Gigabytes of copyrighted songs on his Internet FTP site. The campus police confiscated the personal computer owned by the 19 year old. The confiscation was part of the RIAA cracking […]

DJ Quik In Motorcycle Accident

DJ Quik was in a Motorcylce accident over the weekend, that nearly made him miss his part of a Back To School Hip-Hop show sponsored by KPWR (105.9). The event, which took place at Arrowhead Pond in Anaheim also featured Eminem, Kurupt, Xzibit, SugaFree, De La Soul, The Alkaholics, Cypress Hill and percussionist, Bobo. Quik […]

Field Mob Hits The Road

Field Mob adds to the growing popularity of Southern Hip Hop with its premier smash hit single "Project Dreamz." The song was #3 most added to R&B radio this week (tied with Ja Rule and beating out such established acts as Black Eyed Peas, OutKast, Guru and E-40). "Project Dreamz" is quickly becoming an anthem, […]