Hip Hop News

April 24, 2006

50 To the "VIEW"

In an unlikely pairing, 50 Cent will appear on daytime talk show “The View” to discuss what may be an even more unlikely topic: kids and nutrition. The rapper will...
April 21, 2006

Swifty of D12 jailed for missing Court

Rap musician Swift was jailed on a probation violation after missing a court hearing while he attended the funeral of his friend Proof, a fellow member of the Eminem-led hip-hop...

Pimp C in Car Accident

Pimp C , one half of the Houston duo UGK was released from the hospital on Wednesday (April 19 ) with minor injuries after being involved in a car accident...

Paul Wall's Son is Born

The self-proclaimed “People’s Champ” Paul Wall and his wife Crystal have given birth to a baby boy. William “Fat” Patrick Slayton was brought into the world Tuesday (April 18) at...
April 13, 2006

Eminem Speaks On Proof

Eminem wanted us to pass this along to everyone… “You don’t know where to begin when you lose somebody who’s such a big part of your life for so long....
April 11, 2006

RIP Proof

His best friend and fellow D12 MC Eminem rocketed to worldwide fame, but for many people in the Detroit rap scene, Proof was the people’s king and an equally vital...
April 10, 2006

Ciara & Bow Wow break up

The rumored split between Bow Wow and Ciara has been officially confirmed. In a statement issued today (April 10), Ciara’s spokesperson, Tracy Nguyen of 5W Public Relations stated: “I cannot...
April 7, 2006

DJ Clue leaves Hot 97 for rival Power 105

DJ Clue has joined New York radio station Power 105.1 as the evening on-air personality. “I’m really looking forward to being part of the Power 105 Team,” said DJ Clue...

B.G. Signs to Atlantic

New Orleans rapper B.G. is officially part of Atlantic Records. The former Hot Boy, who has racked up more than 7 million albums sales, signed a multi-album deal Wednesday (April...
April 6, 2006

T.I. Says He's Always #1

Finally, T.I. says, he’s getting his just due. Sales of his fourth album, King, went through the roof during its first week as it moved more than 520,000 copies The...