It helps to have the biggest name in music on your side, especially if you’ve managed to piss off millions of people on national television. Luckily for Kanye, his longtime friend and RocNation President, Jay-Z, is standing up for him. While still riding high on breaking Elvis’s record for most number 1 albums in history, […]

More details are emerging about Snoop’s upcoming release Malice N Wonderland. Priority Records new chairman has tapped the talents of The Dream, Tricky Stewart, R. Kelly, Lil Jon, Gucci Mane, Brandy, Pharrell and his new best friend Soulja Boy. On “Different Languages,” the song dedicated to his wife Shante, Snoop shows his softer

The two leaders of the The Black Eyed Peas super group are facing yet another lawsuit. and Fergie have been slapped with a copyright infringement suit for a song co-written by Will, titled “Voodoo Doll” off of Fergie’s album, The Duchess. According to Grounded Music label, the song is a carbon copy of the […]

The reports of New Orleans resembling a third world country in the wake of Hurricane Katrina sent shockwaves through the “wealthiest” nation in the world. Tales of people being murdered due to racial tensions, patients given lethal injection while staying in hospitals, and all around dastardly treatment flooded news outlets alerting the world of the […]

On September 18th-20th Cleveland, OH will host the fourth annual Ohio Hip Hop Awards & Music Conference. The event will be held at the Cleveland Convention Center and 2,500 are expected to attend. Among the guests will be mixshow DJs, radio programmers, industry pros and national to statewide media. For three days attendants will be […]

Tyra Banks is a former supermodel turned cultural icon. One of the only Black models to ever achieve mainstream success, she has used her star power to parlay her runway success into business gold. Having created the wildly successful “Top Model” franchise from the ground up, Banks chose day time television as her next conquest, […]

The legendary Def Jam Records celebrates its 25th anniversary this year and to commemorate the occasion iconic sneaker and athletic sportswear company Adidas has teamed up with the record label. Adidas has presented a large Def Jam sneaker pack that features collabos with

According to a study recently released by, nearly 45,000 American dies annually in the U.S due to lack of health care coverage. The alarming statistic boils down to one death every 12 minutes, Harvard Medical researchers found. Dr. David Himmelstein, co-author of the study and associate professor of medicine at Harvard, said, “We’re losing […]

When you’re online and you type “lol” how often are you actually laughing out loud? He brought you First Sunday, Pimpin’ Pimpin, American Hustle and now if you haven’t done it yet, Katt Williams wants you to laugh out loud for real with the release of his DVD Katt Williams: Pimpadelic. Just to give you […]

Several lawsuits against banking behemoth Wells Fargo are silently shaking the foundation of minority-banker relations that are not entirely due to their misguided business practices. One of the Nation’s largest mortgage lenders and key player in 2009’s great housing bust, Wells Fargo, is being accused of coercing members of the Black and Hispanic community into […]

Double R is back and have released a video for their latest fire “Who’s Real (Remix).” It’s been over 5 years since The LOX, DMX, Eve and Drag-On created lyrical arson over Swizz Beatz production and it happens on the revamp of “Who’s Real” from Jadakiss’ critically acclaimed album The Last Kiss. Hip-Hop Wired previously […]

Tired of being a political punching bag, Van “The Ex-Green Jobs Czar” Jones, spoke out for the first time since his expedient resignation for speaking his mind. The ex-Obama administrator sent out an email to his friends and supporters and keeps it real saying that he has nothing but love for Obama. “I want to […]