Hip Hop News
It seems that Outkast rapper Andre “3000″ Benjamin has been working on the Jimi Hendrix biopic forever and finally we get our first glimpse of him in character. The film is titled “All Is By My Side” and makes it’s US debut at the SXSW Film Festival this weekend. Rumor has it that none of Jimi’s music will be in the film, due to issues from his estate. I guess…… Read More!
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Nearly six years and several rumored release dates later, Baton Rouge rapper Lil Boosie (real name Torrance Hatch) has been released from Angola State Penitentiary in Louisiana. Boosie was placed in prison in 2009 for marijuana charges and faced a murder trial back in 2012. He was found ‘Not Guilty’ but due to attempting to smuggle drugs into prison, had additional time behind bars tacked on. Many fans have been…… Read More!
Over the weekend 50 Cent simultaneously took jabs at Rick Ross, P. Diddy and Steve Stoute on Instagram. No one has responded yet. Why? Well, because according to Rick Ross, 50 is “irrelevant.” 50 Cent may have been hoping to start a blood feud when he publicly insinuated Rick Ross and Diddy were gay lovers … but sources close to Ross tell us there will be NO reprisals. Sources tell us Ross won’t retaliate for…… Read More!
On Sunday night Rick Ross held a listening party for his new album Master Mind at Atlanta’s Velvet Room. The Diddy hosted event went well for the majority of the night but as it came to a close, things went bad. A shoot out with off duty DeKalb County police took place as the club closed. One of the suspects was a local DJ, DJ Beestroh, who was shot in…… Read More!
Is 50 Cent beefing with Diddy? Over the weekend 50 Cent was caught at a Knicks game in a heated discussion with Steve Stoute over some comments made on Hot 97 and Power 105′s The Breakfast Club. Neither party spoke out after the incident but 50 did eventually take to social media (in true 50 Cent fashion) to post a pretty negative image of both Stoute and Diddy. …… Read More!
CIAA in Charlotte was filled with lots of fun, parties and basketball this past weekend but for a couple of people, it also resulted in a trip to the emergency room. The incident happened in the main ballroom at the Sheraton Hotel in Charlotte, NC around 2am at an event hosted by Diddy, Fabolous and Future. “It wasn’t a CIAA-sponsored event but it was one of the many party venues,” said…… Read More!
There’s one person you don’t want to tick off and that’s Uncle Sam. YMCMB rapper, Lil Wayne, may learn that the hard way. According to a tax lien Weezy owes Uncle Same a $12million for failing to pay taxes in 2011 and 2012. This isn’t the first time Wayne has had tax issues. He owed $7 mil for back taxes in 2008 – 9, but he cleared the debt in 2012.…… Read More!
Remember when Drake went on that epic Twitter rant about Rolling Stone Magazine choosing Philip Seymour Hoffman’s cover over his and using “off the record” statements about Kanye West in the printed interview. Well according to several sources, that Twitter rant caused his PR Firm, ID — one of the top PR firms in Hollywood, has ceased dealings with him. Although he later apologised for his insensitive remarks about…… Read More!
Future may have a baby on the way but that won’t stop him from hitting the road and getting to work. He does have mouths to feed, however. Last night Future kicked off CIAA Weekend in Charlotte, NC with a live performance at Club 935. Future brought down the packed house running through hit after hit with the crowd spitting word for word. The event was sponsored by Pole Blvd bringing you the…… Read More!
Pharrell recently came under fire when he released the cover art to his new album “G I R L”. The problem? Some took offense that there wasn’t a black woman present on the cover. Accusing the rapper/producer of self-hate (amongst other things). Pharrell recently visited Power 105′s The Breakfast Club where he was asked about the backlash. Obviously frustrated Pharrell responded, “What really disappointed me is they jumped the gun,…… Read More!
Back in 2007 Da Brat was involved in an altercation at the club that left one victim disfigured and Da Brat spending 3 years in jail for hitting her in the head with a rum bottle. Since Da Brat’s release, we all thought the incident would be left behind her. Not the case. The victim, a former Atlanta Falcons cheerleader, has filed a civil suit against the rapper and a jury…… Read More!