Hip Hop News

September 13, 2006

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...

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....
September 8, 2006

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...