Hip-Hop Wired will raise the bar for what we expect of Hip-Hop artist by asking them challenging and engaging questions. Our motto is just because you’re from the hood doesn’t mean that your mentality has to remain there. Smarten up! Unbeknownst, many rappers adhere to these principles as well but will tell their fans otherwise […]

Since his official death being announced last Thursday, the world has been filled with a whirlwind of emotion, speculation and anticipation. In the latest string of news, the will that was once believed to be non-existent from the pop icon has surfaced. A will from Michael Jackson that was written in 2002 has been located, […]

The 2008 Green Party candidate for president and the first African-American woman to represent Georgia in The House of Representatives, Cynthia McKinney, was captured by the Israeli navy this week. The navy stopped a boat containing McKinney and nineteen other passengers. They were on their way to Gaza but were stopped after reportedly ignoring a […]

Raekwon The Chef has plans to further raise the Wu-Tang banner as he puts the final seasonings on his much anticipated fourth studio album Only Built 4 Cuban Linx. Scheduled to hit stores later this summer, Rae told Hip-Hop Wired, “Expect heat my ni%ga. Rae being in Rae mode again. It’s me really just bringing […]

Some people swear that the Black Church is one of the biggest scams going today. With over $420 billion in tithes and offerings, many are wondering where is that money going and how come its not being used to help clean up the African-American community. Our sister site LiveSteez delved in to find out where […]

In a strange turn of events, Jim Jones has decided to bury the proverbial hatchet with an old nemesis. On Monday, Jones called into New York’s Power 105.1 and used DJ Self to extend the olive branch, choosing to end his very public dispute with Pastor Mason “Ma$e” Betha. The two men shared a time […]

Quan, known most for his feature on Nas’s song “Just A Moment,” will be another artist going the independent route as he sets his beams on Amalgam Digital. Formerly stationed with Atlantic Records, Quan and his multimedia company known as Kingz Nation

The cruel media recession has taken down another victim. According to Dailyfinance.com, Vibe magazine is shutting down. Assistants for Editor in Chief Danyel Smith and publisher Edgar Hernandez confirmed that Vibe Magazine will cease publication. Vibe has been having financial issues since being bought by

A Nobel Peace Prize should be given to the late “King of Pop” for his valiant attempt to forge a peaceful co-existence between the new King of the West Coast and the G-Unit General. Reflecting on the recent passing of Jackson, The Game spoke on “The Gloved Ones” attempt to mediate and end the 2005 […]

A huge comeback performance for Chris Brown at the BET awards never happened. The now convicted felon received negative press stemming from his case with ex-girlfriend Rihanna and was rumored to perform in an “image cleansing” tribute to Michael Jackson. That performance never happened and fingers have been pointing at “Mr. Death of Auto Tune” […]

The case of the Jena Six has finally come to a close, and all members have settled with plea agreements in a Louisiana courtroom. Their history spans back to 2007 as they all stood at the epicenter of a Civil Rights Movement of the modern day. Carwin Jones, Jesse Ray Beard, Robert Bailey Jr., Bryant […]