Hip Hop News

April 21, 2004

Pharcyde Returns

San Diego, CA – (April 20, 2004) – The Pharcyde duo, Imani and Romye AKA Brown today announced a concert at the University of San Diego on April 23rd.2004 with...
April 19, 2004

New Lloyd Banks Single

Check out the new Lloyd Banks Single from his Debut Solo Album “The Hunger For More”, in Stores 6/29. “On Fire” Audio: Real Audio | Windows Media (low) | Windows...
April 16, 2004

Shyne signs to Def Jam

According to sources, veteran rap label Def Jam has inked incarcerated rapper Shyne to a record deal. Shyne was sentenced to a 10-year bid in 2001 after being convicted in...

T.I. surrenders to police; In Jail

Rapper T.I. is currently incarcerated after the rapper willingly surrendered to authorities last month, because of various open court cases the Atlanta resident has accumulated through the years. T.I., who...

Lil Kim released on Bail

Lil Kim pleaded not guilty to charges that she lied to a grand jury about a daylight shoot-out in Manhattan that left one man wounded. Kim is free on $500,000...
April 14, 2004

Jacki-O Joins TVT

Miami’s much talked about Jacki-O has left Warner Music Group and signed a long-term contract with TVT records. Jacki-O has already been buzzing with her provocative single, “Nookie” and the...
April 11, 2004

Beasties Back With Boroughs

The Beastie Boys will break a six-year silence with the release of To the 5 Boroughs this summer. The Beasties began writing material in late 2001 and did most of...

Awards Rap-Up

LOS ANGELES — No five-second delay needed for this live broadcast. It was all innocent fun at Saturday’s Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards. The ceremony, now in its 17th year, was...

Sales Update

Despite a well-publicized “wardrobe malfunction,” Janet Jackson won’t unseat Usher from the top spot on next week’s Billboard albums chart. Miss Jackson continues her sex streak making her debut in...
April 7, 2004

C-Murder gets new trial

The days are looking brighter for No Limit’s C-Murder since a judge on Tuesday ordered that he will get a new day in court after finding that prosecutors withheld potentially...
April 6, 2004

STUDY: FILE-SHARING NOT HURTING SALES

A new study by economists at Harvard and the University of North Carolina has found that file-sharing is not the cause of declining CD sales. The research supports the idea...