Hip Hop News

August 22, 2003

Irv Skips Court?

As we reported couple days ago, Irv Gotti was arrested backstage at a R Kelly concert for possessing of ecstasy. Well, it looks like Gotti failed to appear in court...

Xzibit to host Rhyme Night

After much anticipation, multi-platinum rapper Xzibit’s Open Bar Entertainment and Contrabandit.com have finally announced the dates for the next Rhyme Night, the country’s premier hip-hop talent showcase and its accompanying...
August 20, 2003

Irv Gotti Arrested for X

Looks like Murder Inc. head Irv Gotti was arrested backstage at an R. Kelly concert in Oakland, California, on Friday night for possessing ecstasy according to MTV. The producer, whose...
August 19, 2003

Fox buys DMX Produced Film

Fox Searchlight Pictures has snagged the rights to the DMX produced film, “Never Die Alone,” an urban thriller that is currently in post-production. The movie is based on the 1974...

Get High with Universal Records

Universal Records received a special delivery last week- $1 million dollars worth of marijuana delivered to their New York offices. According to the New York Post, a box weighing approximately...
August 18, 2003

Ludacris to extend DTP

Chingy has given Ludacris’ Disturbing Tha Peace Records a huge summer hit, but Luda’s not stopping thurr. “It’s showing that we’re successful individuals, that we work hard,” he said of...

Master P On Scary Movie

When the Wayans brothers decided to take their sequel ideas somewhere else, they left Miramax without much other than the name “Scary Movie 3.” Enter spoof movie master David Zucker...
August 16, 2003

Ja Rule Responds

Ja-Rule is planning to release an EP before he releases the second installment of Venni Vetti Vecci, which the rapper said will be a double album. “The new EP is...

2 Pac Back Again

Death Row Records is gearing up to release Death Row Presents 2Pac Nu-Mixx Klazzics, a new album that reworks to classic 2Pac songs. “We decided to take Pac’s best tracks...
August 14, 2003

Xzibit Signs to Shady Records

Xzibit’s fledgling Open Bar Entertainment imprint has inked a deal with Shady Records/Interscope. And though X recently caught a bad one, he’s not slowing down as he is finishing up...
August 13, 2003

Win 2 Technics 1200 Turntables

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