Last week two of Hip-Hop’s most iconic figures appeared to clash, this after a letter released by the Zulu Nation stated that Kool Herc did create the culture. Zulu Nation founder Afrika Bambaataa has addressed the supposed division in a following statement this week, and says his group and Herc are not at odds.
New Jersey rap trio Naughty By Nature and their publishing company Warner-Chappel Music have become targets of a copyright lawsuit from vaunted music company Sugar Hill Music over their smash hit “Uptown Anthem,” according to an exclusive report from AllHipHop.
In major cities and small towns all across the country, the crack coke epidemic of the 1980s ravaged neighborhoods and changed minor street toughs into rich and powerful legends. Former West Coast kingpin “Freeway” Ricky Ross and New York coke lord Azie Faison have long since left their former pasts behind, but are joining forces […]
The Wu-Tang Clan’s 20-year existence is staggering. Even today, the multifaceted crew commands the attention of Hip-Hop fans the world over. Method Man, the first breakout star from the Staten Island and Brooklyn- based unit, still has one of the most potent flows on the planet and promises he’ll keep delivering quality music, if the […]
DMX and his management team have been grooming the beleaguered, gruff-voiced rapper for a proper comeback ever since X was released from prison on probation violation charges last summer. After announcing an eight-city European tour yesterday, Dark Man X was in legal hot water again after news broke last night that the rapper was being sued […]