Hip Hop News

December 16, 2003

50 on Poppin Them Thangs

50 Cent obviously has no problem gaining fan support, but unfortunately, the MC who once rapped, “Nobody likes me, but that’s OK/ I don’t like y’all anyway,” has a problem...

Nokia and Jay-Z team up

On the heels of the recently released, chart-topping Black Album by superstar rapper and hip-hop artist Jay-Z, Nokia will produce a special edition of the Nokia 3300 music phone called...

Actress sues Snoop Dogg & MTV

An actress has sued Snoop Dogg and MTV over an episode of the television show “Doggy Fizzle Televizzle,” in which she claimed she was unwittingly made to appear as if...
December 15, 2003

Suge Hit with more Lawsuits

If Suge Knight and his cronies were only joking about siring Daz Dillinger’s baby and sleeping with Snoop Dogg’s mom, the punch line sure packs a wallop. Knight and Eastwood,...
December 12, 2003

Pharrell Teams up with Reebok

The gospel of Pharrell Williams has spread throughout pop music, music videos and even commercials, so it was only inevitable that he’d join the legions of his hip-hop peers and...
December 11, 2003

G-Unit & Tupac Giveaway!

RapBasement.com/50CentOnline.com & Interscope Records is giving away 5 G-Unit & Tupac Prize Packs! (details below) Make sure you sign up now! G-Unit Prize Pack: G-Unit “Beg For Mercy” cd, G-Unit...
December 10, 2003

Avant gets Personel

Avant gets personal talking about his new upcomming album ‘Private Room’. He also speaks on R. Kelly, Ron Isley and Loon. Avant Exclusive Interview
December 9, 2003

Mixtape Mixdown Launches

We have a new section here at Rap Basement. It features the 5 hottest mixtapes of the previous month. On the page it will feature cover art, tracklisting and a...
December 8, 2003

Ja Rule done with dissing 50?

Irv Gotti says now that Ja Rule is done clapping back at his nemeses, it’s time for his homie from Hollis to holla back at the mainstream with his rapping....

Monicas Third Single f. DMX

Monica, who famously sang “The Boy Is Mine” with Brandy in 1998, is eyeing the infidelity tale “Don’t Gotta Go Home” as the third single from her album After the...
December 7, 2003

P Diddy to create Dallas Maverics Jerseys

Jay-Z may rap about not wanting to wear jerseys anymore because he’s over 30, but 30-plus P. Diddy doesn’t think there’s anything wrong with throwing on sporting garb, especially if...
December 4, 2003

December Hip Hop Release Dates

As if they are doing it for Christmas, they release an album. With albums coming out from Alicia Keys, Avant, Big Tymers, Kelis, Nick Cannon, Ruben Studdard, Westside Connection and...