Hip Hop News

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...
December 3, 2003

New Obie Trice Video

Check out the new Obie Trice f. Nate Dogg ‘The Set Up’ Video : Windows Media | Real Video | Quick Time (low) | Quick Time (high)
December 2, 2003

WC Speaks to Rap Basement

Recently WC (Dub Cee) of Westside Connection had the opportunity to talk to Rap Basement. Regarding the upcoming album Terrorists Threats, him leaving Def Jam, and his thoughts on the...

Camron got beef with R.Kelly

Everyone in the industry has still got love for R. Kelly, despite all the bad press he received for his highly publicized sex scandal with underage girls. One artist is...

P Diddy Cleared of Sweat Shops for Sean Jean

The Honduran factory that manufactures the Sean John line of clothing for Sean “P.Diddy” Combs, has been cleared of charges alleging it was a sweatshop. The country’s labor minister and...
November 30, 2003

G-Unit & Roc-A-Fella Cartoons

In addition to the massive success of his debut album, Get Rich or Die Trying and the debut of G-Unit‘s Beg For Mercy, 50 Cent and Lloyd Banks will provide...