Monthly Archives: March 2007

The Game Misses Court Date

Compton, CA rapper The Game missed a scheduled court date in Manhattan yesterday (Mar. 30), related to charges that he impersonated a police officer in Nov. According to the New...

Snoop Considers Mediation

Snoop Dogg and Priority Records are considering mediation to settle a $2 million breach-of-contract lawsuit filed by the rapper in November 2006, The Associated Press reports. Priority Records wants the...

Fabolous Album Pushed Back

Fans will have to wait until summer for the fourth album from Fabolous, the Brooklyn rapper's April release has been abandoned for a later date. From Nothin' to Somethin', BK...

DJ Drama Speaks On The Future of Mixtapes

Baseball cap tilted to the front, DJ Drama slouches in a leather seat at Billboard's New York office. Considering today's conversation, his first regarding his Jan. 16 arrest for racketeering,...

Exclusive Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

RapBasement.com sat down with Krayzie Bone to discuss everything from the new album, Strength and Loyalty (in stores 4/17/07), to movies, how Bone signed to Interscope via platinum producer Swizz...

Exclusive Famous & Flame Interview

Former Iron Fist Records artists, former 'Purple Gang' members, Famous & Flame discuss why they left the group & label founded by fallen rapper Proof of D12, their current situation...

Jeezys Third Album Update

Young Jeezy will release his third album Young Jeezy Presents USDA: Cold Summer on May 22nd on his Corporate Thugz Entertainment (CTE) label. The mixtape-style album will feature production from...

Youngbloodz Sue For $50 Mil

The Youngbloodz have sued Sony BMG Music Entertainment for $50 million in Manhattan Federal Court, claiming the label breached agreement to pay royalties, specifically for downloaded tunes. The group’s Still...

Ice Cube To Dispense ‘Tough Love’

Ice Cube is attached to star in "Tough Love," another family-friendly comedy for the gangsta rap pioneer. Inspired by the life of former New England Patriots defensive back Tebucky Jones,...