Run-DMC, the Hip-Hop trio that shattered musical barriers and paved the way for the future of Hip-Hop, has left its mark in New York. Composed of Joseph Simmons as Run, Darryl McDaniels as DMC and Jason Mizel as Jam Master Jay, the trio is famed for crossing rock and rap in the music industry with […]

On June 30, 2009, after 16 years, the giant of Hip-Hop magazines, known as Vibe folded and closed its doors. Along with the physical magazine, Vibe Media Group has also informed all that Vibe.com, VibeTV and Vibe Books has also been shut down. The last issue for the magazine will be

Field Mob member Smoke a.k.a. Chevy P is in the lab working on his official solo album tentatively titled Caprice Classics. Currently bubbling the south with his newest single “Chevy Boy,” the Albany, Georgia MC will also bless his fans with the mixtape “Grandmamma Tried, Volume 1” this month as his solo effort is on […]

Vick love da kids! Suspended NFL quarterback Michael Vick is leaving his federally ordered construction job and is working for the Boys & Girls clubs in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. President and CEO of The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula, Steve Kast said in a statement Tuesday. “I would like […]

As there has been constant speculation on Jay-Z’s developing label, Roc Nation, the businessman known as Shawn Carter clarifies. The Roc Nation is a deal with Sony and also is in part with Atlantic Records. “Sony is Roc Nation. That’s where Roc Nation’s going through,” said Jay-Z. In relation to his upcoming Blueprint 3, which […]

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 […]