It is no secret around the NFL that the Dolphins have been on something of a downward spiral over the last ten years. The post Marino era has seen the once mighty, championship caliber team fall into relative obscurity; a situation team owner Stephen M. Ross is taking steps to rectify. In a play on […]

Despite the state of Connecticut having the largest racial disparity in academics in the country, one man is standing at the forefront of bridging the gap a child at a time. That man is the principal of Capital Prep Magnet School, Dr. Steve Perry. Dr. Perry stunned millions of viewers of CNN’s Black In America […]

Origin: Atlanta, GA (Decatur) Top Playlist: 1. Big Bank Black – “Try It Out” 2. Waka Flocka – “Let’s Do It” 3. Plies – “Becky” 4. Nu Boyz – “Ur A Jerk” 5. Dorrough – “Ice Cream Paint Job” HipHopWired: How’d you go from being an engineering major at Tuskegee to where you are now? […]

Life as a shorty shouldn’t be so rough. At 16, Jermaine “Maino” Coleman started a 10-year prison bid for a drug related kidnapping. Released in 2003 with street battle scares to prove it including the infamous razor blade slash on his face, one of Brooklyn’s finest talks about his independent grind and how Hip-Hop saved […]

The battle between Joe Budden and Wu-Tang has just escalated as a member of Raekwon’s entourage snuffed the Slaughter House MC backstage at The Rock The Bells tour in L.A. Talking about the sneak attack shortly after it occurred on his blog, Joe called the attack a “fa*^ot move.” “These ni##as came in here which […]

When it comes to boxers possessing the essence of Hip-Hop, Floyd “Money” Mayweather is the king. From kicking it with 50 Cent to making it rain in clubs, the returning champ even has taken a few stabs at the mic in the past (but let’s keep your talent in the ring.) Click here as Floyd […]

Nearly a month after the acquittal of three young men beaten by Philadelphia police, their aggressors meet the same fate. Eight disgraced members of Philadelphia’s finest were found not guilty, via the opinion of a grand jury, in a racially charged trial that questioned whether the men used excessive force to subdue three young men […]

Despite being hindered by legal battles with his label Bad Boy Records and former business partner Russell “Block” Spencer, Yung Joc has decided that that’s not reason to make his fans wait for long over due material. Taking matters into his own hand and the Internet, Joc will be releasing his third album Grind Flu […]

Hip-Hop is taking a stand to support the national “Go Green” campaign with help from politically conscious rappers dead prez and the legendary Northern Cali lyricist, Mistah F.A.B. The Hip-Hop affiliates will perform for “Grind for the Green’s” Hip-Hop concert at Yerba Buena Gardens in San Francisco on August 30th. The concert will be eco-friendly […]

It is no secret that President Barack Obama has been the target of several wannabe assassins since the beginning of his campaign. With time, one would think people would be settled with idea that the nation’s president is a black man, sadly, that’s not the case. In the new book,”In the President’s Secret Service,” it […]

The drama between Fat Joe and Big Pun’s wife continues. As HipHopWired previously reported, Liza Rios, the widow of Big Pun has accused the Terror Squad leader of practicing bad business and jerking her and her family out of Big Pun’s royalties. Fat Joe called into New York’s Hot 97 yesterday and spoke with DJ […]

A 13-year old girl was held in a Dallas county jail for nearly two weeks before police realized she was underage. The girl ran away from home and was arrested July 10 at a Target store for shoplifting. According to the Associated Press, she did not have any identification and gave officers a false name […]