Hip Hop News

February 15, 2005

Tired Of Crunk? No Says LiL Jon

Rapper/producer is working hard while he’s hot, but he’ll always make music for fans. Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz’s Southern-fried ballad “Lovers & Friends” continues to hang near...

Book Publisher Suing P. Diddy

Court papers say he ‘simply kept’ $300,000 advance. A book publishing company is suing Sean “P. Diddy” Combs, alleging that he “simply kept” a $300,000 advance it paid for his...
February 14, 2005

Kanye Steals The Show

Youth had hoped to be served at the 47th annual Grammy Awards — with artists like Kanye West, Usher, Alicia Keys and Green Day racking up more than 30 nominations...

Game Takes Aim At Jay-Z

Dr. Dre intervenes, says lyrics weren’t directed at Compton MC.In the wake of a recent radio freestyle session by Jay-Z, Memphis Bleek and Chris of the Young Gunz, the Game...
February 11, 2005
February 10, 2005

Big L R.I.P. 6 Years Later

One of the fiercest emcees to ever grip a mic, Harlem’s Big L got his start in Three The Hard Way before hooking up with Lord Finesse in the early...

Jay-Z Denies Freestyle Is At Game

MC says freestyle was actually ‘a love letter to summer,’ but is laughing as he says it. There’s commotion over Game this week, as usual — but oddly enough, it’s...

Wu Teams Up For ODB Tribute

Three months ago, the Wu-Tang Clan were planning to come back with a vengeance. They had just regrouped for a live show in New Jersey, and immediately decided to recapture...

Massacre Details

50 Cent’s highly anticipated album “The Massacre” will run 20 songs deep and feature some top notch guest appearances. G-Unit members Lloyd Banks, Tony Yayo, Young Buck will drop verses...