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.