Afeni Shakur Reportedly Set Up Trust To Protect Tupac’s Music & Legacy

Afeni Shakur made sure Tupac’s estate would be in the right hands before she passed away. Afeni Shakur’s death elicited great sadness in the music community, as well as a nearly equal level of concern over what would become of Tupac’s estate, which she had dutifully had managed for nearly 20 years. Fortunately, it looks like there is nothing to worry about. According to TMZ, Shakur took the necessary steps to ensure that her son’s... Read More

Blac Chyna’s House Reportedly Robbed Of $200,000

  Before discovering that a sex tape of hers is being shopped around the web, Chyna’s house was the target of a high-stakes robbery. Any correlation? Ouch. Blac Chyna got hit hard this weekend. Police have reportedly told TMZ that Chyna’s house in Tarzana was broken into and robbed of $200,000 worth of cash and jewelry. Her fiancé, Rob Kardashian, who is also staying at the house, called the cops upon discovering the stolen goods. The... Read More

A$AP Rocky Reportedly Jumped By Three Men In Zealand

Reports are pouring in that A$AP Rocky was attacked in New Zealand early Thursday morning (Feb. 25). TMZ states that the “L$D” rapper entered an elevator at the Pullman Hotel around 3 a.m. when three men, who also wanted to get on the lift, carried out a physical attack on the Harlem native when they were told there was no room for them to fit. READ: A$AP Rocky Reveals He’s Finishing Up A$AP Yams’ ‘Cozy Tapes’ Project Security hotel ended... Read More

Juicy J Goes on Tweet And Tweets About Retiring From Rap

Juicy J tweets that he’s been thinking about retiring from rap. Last week’s Juicy J mixtape, Blue Dream & Lean 2, was a treat for fans awaiting his upcoming album THC: The Hustle Continues. J begins the mixtape track “Don’t Trust” saying THC will drop “sometime in July.” Though Juice didn’t release an album last year, he’s been busy in other areas of the industry. In late 2011, Juicy J became... Read More

VH1 Star Ahmad ‘Real’ Givens Passes Away At Age 33

Ahmad Givens, also known as “Real” from VH1’s I Love New York and Real Chance of Love, has passed away last night (Feb. 20) at the age of 33. Diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer in 2013, the reality star’s diagnosed seemed to look up after he underwent surgery that year. But things took a turn for the worse after Givens suffered a fall earlier this year and was bedridden, according to TMZ. The site reports that on Friday night, Givens was... Read More

Talent Alert: 13 Year Old Female DJ Beauty And The Beatz (Interview)

We recently had the pleasure of interviewing 13 year old female DJ phenomenon,Sierra Serenity Roundtree, who goes by the name Beauty and the Beatz. Born in Las Vegas, Nevada this young talent has had a natural love and connection with music. Nourishing her interest in DJ’ing her parents have played a major role in helping pave the path for her career early. She has gained much recognition from Betty Johnson, the Washington Post even the Scholastic... Read More

T.I. Reacts To Q-Tip’s Historical Hip hop Twitter Lesson Towards Iggy Azalea

Earlier Q-tip took to twitter to shed some historical insight on the culture of hip hop gently and compassionately teaching Iggy (and whoever else needs a refresher) on the historical and political forces that created and continue to drive hip hop music. Over the course of nearly 40 tweets.  T.I. didn’t waste no time to respond to Q-Tip’s twitter statement towards Iggy Azalea. He explained:  Read More

@MeekMill And @LouieVGutta Twitter Beef Gets Personal

First G-Unit make up, now Meek Mill and Louie V Gutta break up! Remember when Louie V had got robbed for his chain? Well Twitter war has gotten nasty and personal. The shots started flying when Louie V Gutta took to twitter to vent of some stream about his ex PNR (Partner In Rhymes) Meek Mill. Then things really got heated when Meek Mill fired back with a tweet that Louie V Gutta, which continued to get heated. “@LouieVGuttau a rat forreal... Read More

Michael Jackson Album ‘Xcape’ Set To Release In May

The King of Pop lives on. Five years after his death, Epic Records, in conjunction with the Estate of Michael Jackson, will release the posthumousalbum Xscape. L.A. Reid has teamed with today’s top producers to “contemporize” songs from Jackson’s archive. The project features eight new tracks, which the world will be hearing for the very first time. Timbaland serves as the album’s lead producer, with additional production from Stargate,... Read More

Hot 97 Summer Jam 2014 Lineup Revealed

It is that time of the year again as Hot 97 have announced the official lineup for this year’s Summer Jam concert. It will take place on June 1st at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The main stage will feature performances from 50 Cent, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Nas, Wiz Khalifa, Trey Songz, Kid Ink, Action Bronson and more. The festival stage will have Childish Gambino, Iggy Azalea, Jhene Aiko, Nipsey Hussle and more. Check out the... Read More

50 Cent’s 2009 Lawsuit Against WorldStar Has Come To An End In His Favor

50 Cent filed a lawsuit against WorldStarHipHop.com back in 2009, after his image was used on the header of the website without his permission. Fif argued that the picture left visitors with the impression that the rapper owned or was affiliated with the site. 5 years later, a judge has ruled that 50 be given “summary judgment on copyright and right of publicity claims”, as well as rejecting defenses of fair use of the image. Hollywood... Read More

Omar Epps Addresses Lord Jamar Comments About Him Wearing A Skirt

As we previously reported, it got really real on Twitter last week when rapper Lord Jamar took shots at actor Omar Epps for wearing what he said was a “skirt” during a recent visit to the daytime talk show “The View“. Epps was there to speak about his new TV drama series “Resurrection“. Well….actor/comedian Marlon Wayans, who is Omar’s childhood best friend, jumped in the mix via Twitter and he and Jamar showed out on each... Read More

Mobb Deep – The Infamous Mobb Deep (Album Tracklist)

Mobb Deep are planning to celebrate the 20 year anniversary of ‘The Infamous’ by releasing a new album called ‘The Infamous Mobb Deep’. Here is a look at the official tracklist for the upcoming double disc album. The first disc will come with 17 new tracks with guest appearances by Snoop Dogg, The Lox, Mack Wilds, Bun B, Juicy J, Nas, French Montana, Busta Rhymes and more. Production is handled by Havoc, The Alchemist, Boi-1da, Illmind and... Read More

Spike Lee Wants Music Submissions From Unsigned Rappers

Spike Lee wants to include your music in his new Kickstarter Joint – DA SWEET BLOOD OF JESUS. We are now accepting submissions for ONLY R&B and Rap songs by Independent/Unsigned Artists. The music is inconsequential to the subject matter of the film. You can send in your music to bloodofjesusmusic@gmail.com. We are ONLY accepting mp3... Read More

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