Monthly Archives: January 2005

Irv Gotti To Be Arrested

Reports suggest that federal investigation into Gotti and his Inc. record label is coming to an end. As reports suggest that the far-reaching federal investigation into rap impresario Irv Gotti...

Game Wins The Charts

The Aftermath/G-Unit & Shady camps continues to top the charts. The Documentary, The Game’s debut album (aftermath/g-unit) topped the charts selling over 586,000 copies in it’s first week. Backed by...

Kanye West CollabN w/ Lauryn Hill

More than six drama-filled years after the release of her Grammy-winning solo debut, it looks like Lauryn Hill’s sophomore studio album is finally nearing fruition — with a little help...

Ludacris Makes History At Sundance

PARK CITY, Utah — Ludacris broke the biggest news yet to come out of Sundance midway through his performance at a packed club Sunday night. “Let’s hear it for ‘Hustle...

Nas & His Dad Teach Jazz

As part of mtvU’s “Stand In” series, Nas and his father, jazz musician Olu Dara, surprised students at Morehouse College in Atlanta when they subbed as guest professors for the...

JD President of Virgin Records

Virgin Records Chairman and CEO Matt Serletic announced today that hip-hop mogul Jermaine Dupri has been hired on as President of their new Urban Music Division. Dupri will oversee the...

Ice Cube Tops Box Office

Ice Cube continues his hot streak at the box office, as his comedy “Are We There Yet?” topped the box office this weekend, raking in $18.5 million. The movie, which...

Game A Bad Boy? It Nearly Happened

With Game waving the flag for Compton and the rest of the West Coast, it’s hard to imagine Dr. Dre’s protégé on any other label but the G-funk godfather’s. But...

50 Changes Album Name

50 Cent has re-titled his highly anticipated sophomore album “The Massacre.” Recently 50 shot the video for the album’s first single “Candy Shop.” The track features the first lady of...

Trina Cant Catch A Break

While in Atlanta for Martin Luther King’s Weekend Trina, who was scheduled with Ludacris for an appearance at Club 112, had to deal with trifling promoter drama. The situation started...

Clinton Sparks Gets Familiar

Bostonian Clinton Sparks’ debut, Get Familiar Vol. 1, is the culmination of a seven-year journey. In that time, Sparks has established mix shows in four markets: Boston, Hartford, North Carolina...