Hip Hop News

December 22, 2003

Trick Daddy Pleads Guilty

Maurice “Trick Daddy” Young pled guilty to felony cocaine and weapons charges, avoiding prison time. By pleading guilty, the most serious charge of aggravated assault with a firearm was reduced...
December 18, 2003

Nas charged with Second Degree Assault

Rapper Nas has been charged with second-degree assault in connection with an altercation at a New York nightclub on December 10 where he allegedly struck another man with a bottle....

Diddy to do Broadway

P. Diddy is expanding his repertoire from fashion, music and business to make his stage debut this spring in Broadway’s revival of the Lorraine Hansberry drama A Raisin in the...
December 17, 2003

Eminem stops Benzino Again

On Tuesday a federal court judge granted Eminem an injunction against The Source, blocking the hip-hop publication from releasing a CD containing a controversial freestyle by the rapper. Last month...
December 16, 2003

Swap with Snoop

Imagine what would happen if Snoop Dogg’s wife and kids traded places with an average suburban family. That’s the premise behind the new series “Swap” in which mothers trade families...

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...