Hip Hop News

September 13, 2006

Jay Z & His New Album

In the upcoming edition of Entertainment Weekly, Def Jam President Jay-Z will finally break his silence about his new album. In the cover story titled “Jay-Z Returns,” the Brooklyn rapper-turned-exec...

Tupac Shakur RIP 10 Years Later

Today is the 10 year anniversary of when Tupac Shakur got murdered. RIP and may you never be forgotten. The following are links to sites that have Tupac Features for...

G-Unity Drops $70,000 For Kids

The Summer Stars Camp for the Performing Arts will get 50 new attendees, courtesy of rapper 50 Cent and his G-Unity Foundation. The foundation, which provides grants to nonprofit organizations...

Tupac : The Lost Interview

Ten years ago today — on September 13, 1996 — hip-hop lost one of its most prolific, inspired and influential voices: Tupac Shakur. It’s incredible to imagine how much he...

Kanye To Be In New Book

Kanye West, Christina Aguilera, Beyoncé, Gwen Stefani, Diddy, Nick Lachey and dozens more will be featured in “Big Red Book,” a collection of photos benefiting model Petra Nemcova’s Happy Hearts...
September 11, 2006

Nas Says Next Album Is His Best Ever

Nas says his greatest work is ahead of him, but the veteran rapper said his fans will intimately determine if he latest album Hip-Hop Is Dead reigns over his classic...

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...