Hip Hop News

January 26, 2007

Capitol Records Merges With Virgin

Capitol Records recently merged with Virgin Records In the U.S. as a part of a massive restructuring by parent company, EMI. The newly formed record label, known as the Capitol...

Mike Jones On Gimmicks

After the success of his platinum selling debut Who Is Mike Jones? the Houston phenom is back, prepping the release of his follow up album and a movie chronicling his...
January 25, 2007

Mystikal released from Prison

New Orleans rapper Mystikal was released from a Louisiana Federal Prison in Louisiana last week, according to local reports. The rapper was sentenced to six-years in prison for forcing a...

JD To Head UMG?

Producer Jermaine Dupri is in negotiations with Universal Music Group (UMG) about joining the Island Def Jam label as an executive The New York Post reported today (Jan. 25). The...

Twista Goes Back To The Future

Twista is set to release his 7th studio album entitled Adrenaline Rush 2010 this coming March. The album, which is a follow-up to 2005's platinum-selling The Day After, borrows its...

Snoop Dogg Pleads Not Guilty

A lawyer representing Snoop Dogg entered a not-guilty plea for his client's weapons possession charge at a court hearing in Santa Ana, California, yesterday (January 24). Snoop (born Calvin Broadus)...
January 24, 2007

Lil’ Kim Searches For “Pussy”

Lil' Kim has been tapped to be a judge for the CW network's upcoming reality TV series, "Pussycat Dolls Present: The Search for the Next Doll." Kim will be one...

50 Cent Producer Disco D Commits Suicide

SOHH has learned that producer Disco D (born Dave Shayman) committed suicide last night (January 23). Sources close to the Ann Arbor, MI producer told SOHH that the beatmaker, who...