Hip Hop News

December 16, 2004
December 15, 2004

ODB died of Cocain and Tramadol

A medical examiner has ruled the death of rapper Ol’ Dirty Bastard an accident, the result of taking cocaine and Tramadol, a prescription painkiller. A spokesperson said the combined effects...

Loon leaves Bad Boy

Loon has departed his long term recording home of Bad Boy Entertainment and founded an upstart company, Boss Up Entertainment, the Harlem rapper said. Loon told AllHipHop.com that he felt...
December 14, 2004
December 13, 2004

Bubba Sparxxx signs with Outkast

Atlanta, Georgia rap duo Outkast have launched a new label and recently signed fellow Georgian rapper Bubba Sparxxx. Outkast’s Purple Label also inked a distribution deal with Virgin. Sparxxx, formerly...

Camron leaves Def Jam/ROC

Cam’ron, the Harlem-based rapper, has departed Island Def Jam after the sale of Roc-A-Fella Records was made final and Jay-Z was appointed president of the label. The rapper recently made...
December 10, 2004

Lloyd Banks On Upcoming Projects

Lloyd Banks agrees that the G-Unit steamroller won’t be slowed anytime soon. “We have enough talent to get us through,” Banks said. “My music comes from my heart and my...

Valentines Day Massacre

The first two ’05 releases coming from the hip-hop empire will be Game’s The Documentary and 50 Cent’s Valentine’s Day Massacre, which drop on January 18 and February 15, respectively....