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“U Can’t Touch This” may have been one of M.C. Hammer’s biggest hits but a judge doesn’t see it that he way as he was ordered to pay a default judgment. Hammer, whose real name is Stanley Burrell, was trying to use the misspelling of his name on a lawsuit and summons as an excuse […]

“Probably the worst investment I did was f*c*in’ with R. Kelly. That was a waste of my time. I could’ve made money if I wasn’t f*c*in’ with that clown-a** n*g#a.” The Birdman has been known over the years as one of the best in the business when it comes to making money. From his $30 […]


Dr. Steve Perry is most known for his 100% graduation rate at his Capital Prep Academy in Connecticut and his appearance on CNN’s “Black In America 2”program. The prolific principal and former interviewee of HipHopWired now serves an education contributor to the network.  Utilizing his new position Perry had the opportunity to interview Diddy on […]

The new kings of gangsta rap Freddie Gibbs and Pill just connected on this one. The revolution will not be televised. Peep the track and let us know what you think. Freddie Gibbs feat. Pill – “Do Wrong” Peep more bangers and WIRED Tracks here.

Former Hot Boy and Cash Money affiliate B.G. has pleaded not guilty to illegal possession of a fire arm in a New Orleans court room. 29-year-old Christopher “B.G.” Dorsey was arrested in November after police found three handguns in his vehicle during a routine traffic stop. As previously reported in HipHopWired’s exclusive, B.G. says he […]

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Drake is continuing his wave of success as one of the hottest new MCs in recent years even before the release of his debut album. The Young Money affiliate has landed a new endorsement deal and will participate in a global ad campaign for Sprite. Titled ‘Spark’ the global campaign will feature artists from around […]

“I didn’t say I was mad at nobody, I didn’t say well I’m mad at [Cam’ron] because I did time.  I said this is what’s been going on and this is what’s been happening, what’s good?   I’m stepping out first letting it be known that this is going on and somebody need to respond […]

Fourteen years after leaving the label he once called home, Dr. Dre is taking Deathrow Records to court. Dr.Dre, real name Andre Young, is suing Death Row now owned by WIDEawake Entertainment, over royalties. Dre filed the lawsuit Thursday in a Los Angeles court room and claims that the label owes him for


The Swollen Members, Canada’s popular Hip-Hop quartet, are gearing up to perform at this year’s 2010 Winter Olympic Games. Madchild, Prevail, Trey Nyce and Rob The Viking will hit the stage in Whistler, British Columbia to be featured performers for the night’s “Whistler Live Fire and Ice” party. Taking place Monday February 15th, the group’s […]

While promoting his latest endeavors in music and acting, Snoop Dogg touched down in Atlanta Wednesday to bring the city what they’ve been missing from the icon, More Malice. As previously reported Snoop is preparing for the release of his More Malice: Deluxe Album and Movie, a re-release of his latest project featuring new music […]


“That wasn’t nice.” As it was reported earlier, a tattoo party with Tahiry and friends led to a moment where the former girlfriend of Joe Budden called the Jersey rapper a wife beater. Although Budden has been one to endorse his ‘No Comment’ campaign, clearly such allegations would force Joey to at least give a […]