Nicki Minaj is finally announcing the release date for her debut album. As previously reported the Barbie has the first single by a female emcee to top the Billboard Rap Songs category in over seven years with her hit “Your Love.” With the success of the single pushing her names further into headlines, Minaj has […]

“We knew from the beginning that we wanted to have Afrika as a theme in the music. So that played a part in terms of making a conscious effort to bring that out when we chose the topics of the songs. Otherwise than that, the whole process was real natural. We just let the vibrations […]

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Veteran actor Forest Whitaker has sounded off about Weistein Co.’s decision to send his movie straight to DVD. Hurricane Season, which co-stars Lil’ Wayne, Bow Wow, Isaiah Washington, Taraji P. Henson and Michael Gaston  is a film based on the inspirational story of a New Orleans high school basketball coach whose team of cast-off kids […]

Former Cash Money Hot Boy Juvenile and his producer Leroy Edwards were arrested Thursday (February 25), for possession of marijuana. According to reports, police responded to a call from a neighbor who reported that they smelled marijuana smoke coming from the rappers home. When police arrived at the house, according to reports, they were not […]

For college students eagerly waiting for their chance to see Young Money’s golden child they’re in luck. Right before his commander in chief leaves for jail, Drake is announcing a 25 date college tour around the country. His first solo tour dubbed the “Away From Home” tour will be part of the 5th Annual Campus […]

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The case of the fatal shooting of T.I.’s assistant and best friend Philant Johnson has officially come to a close. Prosecutors have sentenced the last man responsible for the shooting, 41-year-old Padron Thomas. As previously reported Thomas pled guilty to manslaughter after receiving a lesser sentence for testifying against his brother. He appeared in federal […]

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Slip N Slide’s Baddest Beyotch recently teamed up with Diddy on the set of her new video for “Million Dollar Girl.” Trina’s new single features Keri Hilson and the Bad Boy CEO decided to step in to lend a cameo to the visual. In this video clip Diddy speaks on making Trina an “official Ciroc […]


Soulja Boy has been sentenced to probation in connection with his October 2009 arrest in Henry County, Georgia. As previously reported Soulja Boy, real name DeAndre Way, spent a day in jail after police arrested him at a video shoot after receiving complaints about noise. When police arrived on the scene he and an estimated […]


“U hate on me, U hatin on God’s works…. Fawk em.” The internet was abuzz yesterday after news broke of investigators wanting to question Eve in connection with a foreign money scandal. As previously reported the Ruff Ryders’ first lady was reportedly tied to an elicit corruption case based on her relationship with former boyfriend […]


While the New Year progresses Llolyd a.k.a Young Goldie is continuing to make strides toward making 2010 his biggest year yet. In a recent interview with HipHopWired the soulful singer spoke on his plans to do just that and while not divulging details on any new releases, Lloyd says his ultimate goal for the year […]

California’s Paid Dues Festival is an even uniting various mainstream and underground acts in Hip-Hop. For the 2010 version of the annual event three heavyweights have been added to the lineup; Raekwon, Jay Electronica and Ice Cube. Kwon and Jay Elect will join the Hip-Hop veteran at this year’s fest when it takes place this […]

The 52nd annual Grammy Awards took place last night highlighting the best in musical entertainment for the year. One thing you didn’t see “highlighted” however were winners from last night’s Rap categories. In typical Grammy fashion Hip-Hop was snubbed and several of the categories were not aired on television. In case you didn’t know “Best […]