Monthly Archives: September 2006

New Jay-Z Single In October

Word is Jay-Z is prepping the release of a new single in October and will follow-up with his comeback album on November 14. Sources at Def Jam Records say Hov’s...

Kanye Wins Again

Kanye West had multiple wins at this years Billboard’s 2006 R&B/ Hip-Hop Awards, earning prizes for top rap album (Late Registration) and hot rap track (“Gold Digger”). “Gold Digger” collaborator...

Diddy Sued Over Name

Diddy, Puff Daddy, Puffy — it’s time for Sean Combs to come up with a new handle. The rap mogul has agreed to surrender the name Diddy in the U.K....

50 Arrested: Updated

TMZ has confirmed that rapper 50 Cent (aka Curtis Jackson) was arrested around 2:00PM this afternoon in Manhattan. Law enforcement officials in an unmarked car pulled over the star’s silver...

Dre To Be Featured On New Bone Album

Krayzie Bone’s been “Ridin” high lately with Chamillionaire, but he hasn’t forgotten his harmonious roots. Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Krayzie’s group since the early ’90s, have two new albums on the horizon,...

Freeky Zeeky set to be released from Prison

After being incarcerated on drug charges, Dipset’s Freeky Zeeky is projected to be released from the North Carolina Department of Correction in Durham on November 1st. Freeky (born Ezekiel R....

Joell Ortiz signs to Aftermath

Brooklyn-bred rapper Joell Ortiz has signed to Aftermath Records according to representatives for the rapper. Aftermath is the label producer Dr. Dre founded after he departed Death Row Records. In...

Young City freed from jail

Rapper Kevin “Young City” Barnes was released from Baltimore County Detention Center on $75,000 bail last week, after being arrested on armed robbery charges stemming from an incident in 2001....