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Ice Cube Recalls Hearing The News of Suge Knight’s Hit And Run

Ice Cube Recalls Hearing The News of Suge Knight’s Hit And Run

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February 27th, 2016

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Suge Knight is awaiting trial for a hit-and-run that occurred last year after the Rap mogul visited the set of the N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton. Ice Cube and Dr. Dre were named in a civil suit filed by the widow of Terry Carter, whose husband […]

Naughty By Nature Recounts Queen Latifah Saving Them

Naughty By Nature Recounts Queen Latifah Saving Them

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February 26th, 2016

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Naughty By Nature details how Queen Latifah and the Flavor Unit saved them in an interview with BeatStars. In January, Naughty By Nature embarked on a 26-city tour in celebration of their 25th anniversary and also released the visual for their 2011 cut “God Is Us” […]

Xzibit To Play Lucious Lyon’s Nemesis On “Empire” Next Season

Xzibit To Play Lucious Lyon’s Nemesis On “Empire” Next Season

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February 26th, 2016

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It has been nearly four years since Xzibit has released a full-length album but the West Coast rap staple has been gainfully employed via the acting circuit, most recently guest starring on CBS’ popular cop drama, Hawaii Five-0. For his next gig, the 41-year-old thespian […]

Consequence Recalls Ghostface Killah & Wish Bone’s Brawl At Def Jam’s Holiday Party

Consequence Recalls Ghostface Killah & Wish Bone’s Brawl At Def Jam’s Holiday Party

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February 24th, 2016

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Consequence narrates what went down during the infamous Def Jam Holiday Party brawl in 1996, with Complex. During this time tensions were high between West Coast and East Coast Hip Hop artists, partially because of Bad Boy Entertainment’s ongoing feud with Death Row. As Wish Bone of Bone thugs-n-harmony was […]

Shaquille O’Neal Claimed He Advised The Notorious B.I.G. Against Attending VIBE Party The Night He Was Killed

Shaquille O’Neal Claimed He Advised The Notorious B.I.G. Against Attending VIBE Party The Night He Was Killed

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February 21st, 2016

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Sports stars and rappers tend to run in the same circles. Shaquille O’Neal, for instance, is a basketball player who is no stranger to the Rap world and was friends with The Notorious B.I.G. While guest-hosting ESPN’s Russillo & Kanell radio show today (February 19), commentator Amin Elhassan shared […]

Nas’ Mass Appeal Announces J Dilla’s “The Diary” Album Release Date, Cover Art & Tracklist

Nas’ Mass Appeal Announces J Dilla’s “The Diary” Album Release Date, Cover Art & Tracklist

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February 19th, 2016

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Nas’ Mass Appeal label is preparing for the April 15 release of J Dilla’s The Diary album, according to a press release.  The rapper also discussed the project today (February 18) on Beats 1 Radio. The Diary will feature unreleased raps and beats from J Dilla. Snoop Dogg, Pete […]

All 3 Of J. Cole’s Albums Are Now Certified Platinum

All 3 Of J. Cole’s Albums Are Now Certified Platinum

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February 14th, 2016

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J. Cole’s 2011 album Cole World: The Sideline Story and 2013’s Born Sinner were certified Platinum on Tuesday (February 9) in accordance with the RIAA’s new certification guidelines totaling sales of 1 million units sold each. The RIAA announced new certification rules on February 1 […]

Dr. Dre Starring In “Vital Signs” Scripted Drama From Apple

Dr. Dre Starring In “Vital Signs” Scripted Drama From Apple

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February 14th, 2016

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Dr. Dre is starring in Vital Signs, a scripted drama from Apple, according to The Hollywood Reporter.  It marks Apple’s first foray into original television programming. The rapper-producer is also executive producing the six-episode drama, which is semi-autobiographical and features Dr. Dre’s character focusing on […]

B-Real Announces Cypress Hill “Elephants On Acid” Album

B-Real Announces Cypress Hill “Elephants On Acid” Album

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February 13th, 2016

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B-Real exclusively announced the title of Cypress Hill’s upcoming album as Elephants On Acid with HipHopDX. “It’s pretty much in the finishing stages,” B-Real adds during a recent visit with Dash Radio’s PROPHETsioNELZ hosts DJ Nelz and DJ Prophet. “Muggs, I believe, is mixing it.” Cypress Hill’s last project, Rise Up, was […]

DMX Performs After Being Hospitalized For Asthma Attack

DMX Performs After Being Hospitalized For Asthma Attack

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February 13th, 2016

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DMX performed yesterday (February 11) at Lively Nightclub in New York, two days after being released from the hospital for an asthma attack. The Daily News says that DMX performed an hour-long set for an event as part of New York Fashion Week. The publication […]

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