Hip Hop News

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....

Snoop signs 7 Figure Movie Deal

Rap star Snoop Dogg continues his ascent on the silver screen and has signed on for top billing in the real-life story of him coaching his son’s youth football league....
December 8, 2004

Jay Z President of Def Jam / Roc A Fella

After finally reaching a deal to sell the remaining portion of Roc-A-Fella Records to Island Def Jam for $10 million dollars, Jay-Z was named president of the legendary label founded...

Roc A Fella Sold to Island Def Jam

According to published reports, Island Def Jam has acquired the remaining 50% stake in Roc-A-Fella Records for $10 million dollars. The buyout gives Island Def Jam 100 % ownership of...
December 4, 2004

Jay Z & Linkin Park Collide

Jay Z & Linkin Park have set for a Collision Course. The 6 song CD/DVD features tracks with the 2 headliners together plus footage from their recent concert. Check Out...