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Avirex spokesperson Paul Wall stays grindin’ with albums, tours and more
March 12, 2007 – 2:00 pm | 3 Comments
Avirex spokesperson Paul Wall stays grindin’ with albums, tours and more

Texas rapper Paul Wall is going to be a busy man over the next few months.
The current Avirex spokesperson, also known as “The People’s Champ,” is set to release his anticipated second album, Get Money …

Today marks the ten year anniversary of Notorious BIG’s death
March 9, 2007 – 3:24 pm | 5 Comments
Today marks the ten year anniversary of Notorious BIG’s death

Make sure you’re bumpin’ Ready To Die or Life After Death on your iPod or if you’re a younger person and can’t remember the man, head out and grab yourself a copy of the new …

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony set to drop seventh album, Strength and Loyalty
March 8, 2007 – 12:22 pm | 4 Comments
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony set to drop seventh album, Strength and Loyalty

For every wack hip-hop album, there’s always something blazin’ on offer. Enter new music from rap innovators Bone Thug-N-Harmony.
They may have been out of the limelight for a minute, but the group intend to remind …

Hip-hop exec Steve Rifkind launches Battle Rap competition
March 7, 2007 – 4:46 pm | 2 Comments
Hip-hop exec Steve Rifkind launches Battle Rap competition

Steve Rifkind
Hip-hop finally has its own version of successful online communities like YouTube, MySpace and various game sites with the debut of Battle Rap, a contest which will be launched on the legendary …

Jazz star claims hip-hop acts are “ghetto minstrels”
March 6, 2007 – 5:18 pm | 4 Comments
Jazz star claims hip-hop acts are “ghetto minstrels”

Is today’s hip-hop just one big joke?
Jazz star Wynton Marsalis seems to think so, recently ripping into some of the biggest names in hip-hop, claiming the genre demeans African-American culture.
Marsalis – widely regarded as one …

“Classic” featuring Nas, Rakim, KRS-One and Kanye West
March 6, 2007 – 10:28 am | 4 Comments
“Classic” featuring Nas, Rakim, KRS-One and Kanye West

We got chills when we heard this new track called “Classic” featuring Nas, Rakim, KRS-One and Kanye West, with DJ Premier on the boards.
Just knowing these MCs are still able to create magic when necessary …

Ladies of hip-hop: it’s time to get involved!
March 5, 2007 – 1:19 pm | 4 Comments
Ladies of hip-hop: it’s time to get involved!

Kanye West has a new remix out to Alabama rapper Rich Boy’s hit “Throw Some D’s,” but in this case the “D’s” in question relate to females going up a breast size for Kanye’s pleasure.
The …

Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five make Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
March 5, 2007 – 10:42 am | One Comment
Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five make Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

After being overlooked in 2005 and 2006, rap pioneers Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five are being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this month.
The honor means they will be the first …

50 Cent disses Cam’ron…again
March 2, 2007 – 12:50 pm | 5 Comments
50 Cent disses Cam’ron…again

Supposedly another shot in the ongoing “war” between 50 Cent and Cam’ron (but looking more like straight promo for Young Buck’s upcoming new album, Buck The World), the video for “Hold On,” Buck and 50′s …

Brand new hip-hop hotline
February 28, 2007 – 12:14 pm | One Comment
Brand new hip-hop hotline

Akon’s music, in addition to other acts, is now available via phone
Just like good ol’ Chingy, the latest tracks from acts like Akon, Wu-Tang Clan, David Banner, and Pharoahe Monch are now only one call …

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