Hip Hop News

September 8, 2006

50 Arrested: Updated

TMZ has confirmed that rapper 50 Cent (aka Curtis Jackson) was arrested around 2:00PM this afternoon in Manhattan. Law enforcement officials in an unmarked car pulled over the star’s silver...

Dre To Be Featured On New Bone Album

Krayzie Bone’s been “Ridin” high lately with Chamillionaire, but he hasn’t forgotten his harmonious roots. Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Krayzie’s group since the early ’90s, have two new albums on the horizon,...
September 6, 2006

Freeky Zeeky set to be released from Prison

After being incarcerated on drug charges, Dipset’s Freeky Zeeky is projected to be released from the North Carolina Department of Correction in Durham on November 1st. Freeky (born Ezekiel R....

Joell Ortiz signs to Aftermath

Brooklyn-bred rapper Joell Ortiz has signed to Aftermath Records according to representatives for the rapper. Aftermath is the label producer Dr. Dre founded after he departed Death Row Records. In...

Young City freed from jail

Rapper Kevin “Young City” Barnes was released from Baltimore County Detention Center on $75,000 bail last week, after being arrested on armed robbery charges stemming from an incident in 2001....
September 5, 2006

50 Goes After Diddy

50 Cent’s frustration at trying to move Bad Boy recording artist Mase over to G-Unit has apparently come to a head over the past few days. Last week, Fif leaked...
August 30, 2006

Danity Kane debuts #1, Outkast #2

In yet another big week for new albums on The Billboard 200, Danity Kane comes out on top of the crop with its self-titled debut. The set sold 234,000 copies...
August 25, 2006

Snoop Teams With B-Real

Cypress Hill’s B-Real, legendary rapper Kid Frost and Oscar nominated actor Edward James Olmos have teamed up with Snoop Dogg for his new video for “Vato.” Directed by Phillip Atwell,...