The town of Gaffney, South Carolina may be able to sleep more peacefully as investigators have indicated that the serial killer may have died. This belief stems from a shootout that took place in North Carolina on Monday with police, according to a South Carolina state police official. Officers had been investigating a burglary complaint […]


The memorial service for the biggest entertainer of all time takes place today. Michael Jackson’s public memorial service will be held at The Staples Center at 10 a.m. PT. (1 p.m. ET). Only 8,750 fans were chosen to attend from the 1.6 million that registered online for free tickets. Each person received two tickets for […]

Detroit rapper and member of the quartet known as Slaughterhouse, Royce Da 5’9 will be releasing The Revival EP through digital download today. It will serve as a prelude to his upcoming album, Street Hop which should be hitting stores by September. The four track release contains material from his September release along with an […]


Nashville police have revealed that the gun found at the murder scene of former Tennessee Titan quarterback Steve McNair was purchased by his mistress, Sahel Kazemi, just two days before the shooting. Investigators believe Kazemi, 20, purchased the pistol from a private vendor, hours after she was busted for drunk driving with McNair in her […]

Longetivity in Hip-Hop is pretty much unheard of unless you possess the true talent and heart of spitting. But 16 years and counting… That’s approaching living icon status and is a very short list alongside the likes of LL Cool J and Ice-Cube. Recently releasing his eighth album, Back On My B.S., Busta Rhymes shares […]


Hip-Hop Wired delves into the mind of filmmaker Ava Duvernay, and Good Life M.C, Abstract Rude to explore the Good Life Era and its place and impact on Hip-Hop culture Snoop kicked down skyscrapers in New York in the 90’s because he was tired of West Coast MC’s being viewed and defined through the condescending […]

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In an unforeseen and unprovoked move, Ja Rule says that he is ready to make a comeback, with this upcoming agenda possibly set to ruffle more than a few feathers. Supposedly returning with a “chip” on his shoulders, the former face of what used to be a glorious stable and lucrative franchise in Irv Gotti’s […]

In a video blog from the Game’s world tour, the Game takes us into the bathroom of his Madrid hotel room. He proudly shows off a new Michael Jackson tattoo on his right forearm and his toiletries in his Bvlgari bag. For twelve minutes he rants aimlessly about Nyquil, deodorant and Jergen’s lotion for “all […]

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Rapper Jay-Z continues to be bombarded with lawsuits from his 40/40 club. His most recent comes from his own lawyer, Michael DiMattia, who states that Hova has not been paying him and the legal firm that representing him on the lawsuit. DiMattia now plans to quit as Jay’s attorney after filing a federal lawsuit over […]

Chauncey Lamont Hawkins, internationally known as Loon of the former Bad Boy dynasty Loon, captured the hearts and minds of audiences with a smooth flow accentuated by an easy going demeanor that left fans clamoring for more. Often the butt of much criticism for having a style and sound that mimicked platinum selling artist and […]

It’s been no secret that Drake and Lil Wayne’s ‘Every Girl in the World’ performance at the 2009 BET awards was not only awkward, but offensive to several thousand people. Let us repaint the picture for you. Drake, whom recently tore his ACL, performed his hit single ‘Best I Ever Had,’ while sitting on a […]