Hip Hop News

January 2, 2004
December 31, 2003

Soulja Slims Murderer Arested $300,000 hit

New Orleans police have arrested a 22-year-old man in connection with the murder of rapper James “Soulja Slim” Tapp. Garelle Smith, 22, was booked with first degree murder relating to...
December 30, 2003

Jay Z & Beyonce play Mr & Mrs Claus

Jay-Z, donning a red Santa suit and a bag stuffed with toys, spent his Christmas holiday giving gifts to kids in his childhood Marcy Projects home. This was not the...
December 29, 2003

50 Cent & G-Unit own 2003

It’s a good thing 50 Cent bought that spacious mansion in Connecticut a few months back. The year’s best-selling artist is going to need at least one of its 52...
December 24, 2003

Ludacris set to Crash

After starring in “2 Fast 2 Furious” this past summer, Ludacris recently began shooting “Crash” alongside Hollywood heavyweights Brandon Frasier, Matt Dillon and Sandra Bullock.
December 22, 2003

The Plot Thickens…Source Vs Eminem

The Source magazine won a court case that will allow them to include a snippet CD of racist remarks the rapper made against African-Americans. U.S. District Judge Gerald E. Lynch...

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...