Hip Hop News

January 27, 2005

New BadBoys B5

It is time for the second coming! B5 and their new video will bring you up to speed on the new boys from Bad Boy… These kids are here to...

Mannie Fresh Set To Drop Solo

The First Single “Real Big” Heating Up Radio Airwaves Album In Stores Fall 2004 New York, NY-Platinum selling Big Tymers’ member, Mannie Fresh is set to release his solo debut...
January 26, 2005

Game Special On MTV

Direct Effect & MTV News Present: Game Time Sway heads deep into Compton to get the real on what’s going down and what we can expect from hip-hop’s newest and...

Jay-Z Dissing R. Kelly

He doesn’t name names, but there’s plenty to read between the lines. Snoop Dogg and Pharrell Williams are trying to drop it and make it hotter. The duo recently hooked...

Irv Gotti turns himself in

Irv “Gotti” Lorenzo and his brother Christopher surrendered to authorities in a murder conspiracy and money-laundering probe, along with alleged drug kingpin Kenneth “Supreme” McGriff. The Lorenzos surrendered to the...
January 25, 2005

Irv Gotti To Be Arrested

Reports suggest that federal investigation into Gotti and his Inc. record label is coming to an end. As reports suggest that the far-reaching federal investigation into rap impresario Irv Gotti...

Game Wins The Charts

The Aftermath/G-Unit & Shady camps continues to top the charts. The Documentary, The Game’s debut album (aftermath/g-unit) topped the charts selling over 586,000 copies in it’s first week. Backed by...

Kanye West CollabN w/ Lauryn Hill

More than six drama-filled years after the release of her Grammy-winning solo debut, it looks like Lauryn Hill’s sophomore studio album is finally nearing fruition — with a little help...

Ludacris Makes History At Sundance

PARK CITY, Utah — Ludacris broke the biggest news yet to come out of Sundance midway through his performance at a packed club Sunday night. “Let’s hear it for ‘Hustle...

Nas & His Dad Teach Jazz

As part of mtvU’s “Stand In” series, Nas and his father, jazz musician Olu Dara, surprised students at Morehouse College in Atlanta when they subbed as guest professors for the...

JD President of Virgin Records

Virgin Records Chairman and CEO Matt Serletic announced today that hip-hop mogul Jermaine Dupri has been hired on as President of their new Urban Music Division. Dupri will oversee the...