Although it’s been said that there’s no such thing as bad press, artists sometimes takes things too far with the media and end up losing out on money and opportunities. Hip-HopWired takes a look at a handful of rappers who have suffered a loss of this sort after talking a little too much to the […]
The 2013 A3C Hip Hop Festival kicked off last night (Oct. 2) in Atlanta, with a convergence of rappers, artists and fans swarming to several venues to take in the sights. With a staggering amount of lectures, films, in-store events and concerts, it is nearly impossible to take it all in but Hip-HopWired will be […]
Now it its ninth year, the A3C Hip Hop Festival will again take over the city of Atlanta in October. Featuring a star-studded performing lineup, film showcases, art and much more, the A3C – which stands for “All 3 Coasts” – has grown to become one of largest gatherings of its kind.
Too $hort‘s lawyer is worth every penny the veteran rapper pays him. Despite multiple arrests for DUI, $hort Dog struck a plea deal for his latest arrest—when he infamously tried to run from the cops—and in exchange for pleading no contest was given just three years probation.
It’s easy to get that rappers are people too, and make mistakes like the rest of us. Sometimes, those errs in judgement get the attention of the media, forcing stars large and small to step up to the podium and apologize to the public.
Successful DJs have a special ear that allows them to hear what songs, mixes, etc. will move the crowd. Historically, this skill set has also translated into quality tunes when your favorite jockeys create tracks featuring actual artist.
When it comes to Too $hort and the police, the result is usually struggle. $hort Dog was recently pulled over by the authorities, who impounded the Oakland rapper’s Porsche.
Young Jeezy‘s “R.I.P.” remix, or should we say Chris Brown’s sneak dissing, had the Internets in an uproar a few weeks ago. It looks like that wasn’t enough for the CTE frontman, who returns today, via this leak courtesy of the L.A. Leakers, with another remix aptly coined the “G-Mix,” featuring California legends Snoop Dogg, Too […]
Too $hort has been charged with four misdemeanors after being caught driving under the influence in Los Angeles several weeks ago. As you may recall, this was the incident when the Bay Area rapper tried to run from the cops despite having the foot speed of a well trained turtle.
Having already declared his forthcoming album INDICUD great, KiD CuDi is letting the music speak for itself from here forward. With that said, we receive the third leak from his project with “Girls,” featuring Too $hort.
By now you have surely seen OG rapper Too $hort’s suspect getaway skills after he was stopped by Los Angeles police for a DUI earlier this week. $hort Dog was charged with felony drug possession for allegedly trying to dispose of drugs in the back of a squad car, but those charges have been dismissed.
Too $hort’s police escape struggle has been caught on film.
Legendary Oakland rapper Too $hort has been arrested for driving under the influence in Los Angeles. Also, the Hip-Hop OG may have tried to flee from cops, on foot.
Last night in Los Angeles, DGK packed out Avalon in Hollywood for a night celebrating the release of their new movie, Parental Advisory.
West Coast OGs E-40 and Too $hort give youngins’ the guide to monetary gain on their History: Function & Mob Music track “Money Motivated.” Both Bay Area MCs are 20 years deep in the game and continue to eat from Hip-Hop. They clearly know something most artists don’t.
Bay Area veterans E-40 and Too $hort might’ve musically supplied the Bay Area community for years as well as provide a cultural blueprint for new generations to model themselves after, but allegedly the city of Mountain View doesn’t believe that’s enough to bill them on for the Rock the Bells tour. In an interview with Fuse, […]
The “Talk of New York,” is back with a new project entitled S-x, Drugs, & Hip-Hop. As one of the founding members of G-Unit, Tony Yayo isn’t leaning too much on 50 Cent for this project as most of his collaborations come from artists such as Cory Gunz, Danny Brown, Gucci Mane, Ron Browz, Too $hort, Bun B, […]
It’s do or die for Dom Kennedy. With the release of his 6th project, adding to a solid catalog, the Cali MC proves he can live up to the hype earned with releases like 25th Hour and FutureStreet/DrugSound. Boasting star studded guest verses from Kendrick Lamar, Freddie Gibbs, Rick Ross, Too $hort and production from Chase […]
Too $hort owned up to his fatherly advice/XXL struggle and just dropped his 19th album, No Trespassing. But reaching that milestone is no big deal for the Oakland rap legend. Making music—and plenty of music videos, too—is just what he has always done, regardless of whether or not he was getting paid. “I figured it out a […]
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