April 2009 Archives

DMX Fined $240K For FBI Impersonation & Assault, Rapper Makes No Apologies

April 30, 2009 4:16 PM

Incarcerated rapper Earl "DMX" Simmons has been ordered to pay $240,000 in damages for a 2004 roadside assault against a man at JFK International airport in New York.

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Ice-T Readies New Record Label, "We're Swamped W/ Bubblegum Pop"

April 30, 2009 4:00 PM

Hip-Hop mogul Ice-T has announced plans to launch a digital-based record label in hopes of re-igniting the sounds of late rappers Biggie Smalls and Tupac Shakur.


Continue reading Ice-T Readies New Record Label, "We're Swamped W/ Bubblegum Pop".

Sears Rep Denies LL Cool J Clothing Rumors, "We Value Our Partnership W/ LL"

April 30, 2009 11:50 AM

After reports of LL Cool J's clothing line being discontinued, a Sears representative has denied all claims and updated consumers on the company's current stance with the rap star.

Continue reading Sears Rep Denies LL Cool J Clothing Rumors, "We Value Our Partnership W/ LL".

Eminem Headed To Cinemax, Sets Clocks For "3 A.M." [Video]

April 30, 2009 11:45 AM

Eminem is set to make history with Cinemax as the first artist to have a music video air on the network this weekend.

Continue reading Eminem Headed To Cinemax, Sets Clocks For "3 A.M." [Video].

Rick Ross Talks No. 1 Debut, "I Love When You Stack The Chips Against Me"

April 30, 2009 11:30 AM

After receiving his third No. 1 album debut with Deeper Than Rap, Rick Ross has reacted to his latest accomplishment by claiming he "knew all the time."


Continue reading Rick Ross Talks No. 1 Debut, "I Love When You Stack The Chips Against Me".

"Notorious" Lands Atop Competition, No. 1 DVD In Country

April 30, 2009 11:05 AM

The highly-anticipated DVD release of Notorious, which chronicles the life and death of The Notorious B.I.G., landed atop Nielsen VideoScan's charts out-selling the award-winning film, The Wrestler.

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Kanye West Adds T.I., Andre 3000 & Rick Ross To Swagger List, "Jay-Z Set Mad Trends"

April 30, 2009 11:00 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has addressed his stance on today's fashion by revealing the artists he feels are most stylish including T.I., Rick Ross and Jay-Z.

Continue reading Kanye West Adds T.I., Andre 3000 & Rick Ross To Swagger List, "Jay-Z Set Mad Trends".

Slip-N-Slide CEO On Rick Ross, "Not Too Many People Can Out-Rap Him"

April 30, 2009 10:40 AM

Slip-N-Slide CEO Ted Lucas has shared his reaction to former artist Rick Ross' Deeper Than Rap first week sales and revealed his support for the rapper's Maybach Music movement.


Continue reading Slip-N-Slide CEO On Rick Ross, "Not Too Many People Can Out-Rap Him".

Rick Ross Plays The Race Card W/ Eminem, "You're Really A Honkey" [Video]

April 30, 2009 10:30 AM

Rick Ross has added Eminem to his ongoing feud with 50 Cent labeling him a "honkey" in an attempt to address racist claims.



Continue reading Rick Ross Plays The Race Card W/ Eminem, "You're Really A Honkey" [Video].

Foxy Brown Cell Phone Assault Case Dismissed, Judge Cites Technicality

April 30, 2009 7:38 AM

The lawsuit that claimed Foxy Brown beat up a woman with her cell phone nearly two years ago has been dismissed by a New York judge.

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Outkast's Andre 3000 Bypasses Judge & Jail In Speeding Case

April 30, 2009 12:05 AM

Outkast's Andre 3000 has avoided making an appearance in court this week and possible jail time by paying a fine for speeding.

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Hot Press: Beyonce Pulls The Ol' Switch-A-Roo, Keyshia Cole Shoots Off Her Mouth, Solange Opens Up To Micael Jackson

April 30, 2009 12:00 AM


Hot off the press this week Beyonce doubles up, Solange goes moonwalking with Michael Jackson, Keyshia Cole cocks her glock, Prince shakes a case of epilepsy and Rihanna wants her jewels back.


Continue reading Hot Press: Beyonce Pulls The Ol' Switch-A-Roo, Keyshia Cole Shoots Off Her Mouth, Solange Opens Up To Micael Jackson.

Rick Ross' Baby Mama Leaks Tell-All, Book Excerpt Exposes Child Support Struggle

April 29, 2009 4:16 PM

The upcoming tell-all book, Tia's Diary: Deeper Than Rap, from the mother of Rick Ross' son, has hit the Internet with its prologue that introduces fans to her relationship with the Miami rapper.


Continue reading Rick Ross' Baby Mama Leaks Tell-All, Book Excerpt Exposes Child Support Struggle.

DJ Khaled Moves Past "Deeper Than Rap," "We're Back In The Studio Already" [Video]

April 29, 2009 4:00 PM

While Rick Ross's album Deeper Than Rap topped Nielsen Soundscan this week, DJ Khaled has informed fans that the Miami rapper is preparing another album.

Continue reading DJ Khaled Moves Past "Deeper Than Rap," "We're Back In The Studio Already" [Video].

Sheek Louch To J-Hood, "We Don't Care About Your Diss Records" [Video]

April 29, 2009 3:30 PM

The Lox's Sheek Louch has responded to recent disses made by former D-Block member J-Hood and claimed the rapper's "beef" is pointless now.

Continue reading Sheek Louch To J-Hood, "We Don't Care About Your Diss Records" [Video].

Juelz Santana Extends Hand To Cam'Ron, "I'm Still Open To Doing Diplomat Projects W/ Him"

April 29, 2009 2:30 PM

Skull Gang leader Juelz Santana recently addressed his current stance on patching things up with Cam'ron and revealed his desire to put together more Diplomat projects.

Continue reading Juelz Santana Extends Hand To Cam'Ron, "I'm Still Open To Doing Diplomat Projects W/ Him".

Prez Obama Makes The Grade, First 100 Days In Office Under Review

April 29, 2009 2:14 PM

As his first 100 days in office come to a close, CNN is inviting Americans to rate President Barack Obama's progress.

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Mos Def Bans "N-Word" From R-Rated Flick, "No One Could Say It"

April 29, 2009 12:11 PM

Actors Mos Def and Wood Harris reportedly banned usage of the "N-Word" both on the set and within their upcoming R-rated film Next Day Air.

Continue reading Mos Def Bans "N-Word" From R-Rated Flick, "No One Could Say It" .

50 Cent Hits NYC For "Blood On The Sand" Video Game Run [Video]

April 29, 2009 11:30 AM

On the week 50 Cent rival Rick Ross celebrates his topping of the sales charts, the G-Unit leader will meet and greet fans in New York City to promote his latest video game Blood on the Sand.

Continue reading 50 Cent Hits NYC For "Blood On The Sand" Video Game Run [Video].

Rick Ross Bosses Up At No. 1, Asher Roth Wakes Up At No. 5 & Jadakiss Makes Last Stand In Top 10

April 29, 2009 11:00 AM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Rick Ross goes deep into the pockets of consumers, Asher Roth makes his bread, and Jadakiss lasts in the Top 10.


Continue reading Rick Ross Bosses Up At No. 1, Asher Roth Wakes Up At No. 5 & Jadakiss Makes Last Stand In Top 10.

Eminem's "Relapse" Track Listing Leaks

April 29, 2009 10:00 AM

The tracklisting for Eminem's highly-anticipated album Relapse has reportedly leaked online revealing each song and the rapper's limited guest features.

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Soulja Boy Warns Rappers, "I Done Ended A Lot Of N****s Careers" [Video]

April 29, 2009 9:26 AM

Soulja Boy Tell 'Em recently spoke on the opposition he has faced within hip-hop and claimed to have ended the careers of several rappers who challenged him.

Continue reading Soulja Boy Warns Rappers, "I Done Ended A Lot Of N****s Careers" [Video].

Rick Ross No.1 W/"Deeper Than Rap," 158K First Week Sales

April 29, 2009 9:00 AM

Rick Ross' Deeper Than Rap becomes the No.1 album in the country this week with its 158,000 sales debut atop Nielsen Soundscan's Top 200.

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Jay-Z Producer Spills "Blueprint 3" Details, "It's Gonna Be A Full Fledged Classic" [Video]

April 29, 2009 1:30 AM

Producer No. I.D. has revealed details on Jay-Z's upcoming album The Blueprint 3 comparing the project's overall sound to Kanye West's 808s & Heartbreak from earlier this year.

Continue reading Jay-Z Producer Spills "Blueprint 3" Details, "It's Gonna Be A Full Fledged Classic" [Video].

Lil Wayne Hits Producer W/ Lawsuit, Sues Over Copyright Infringement

April 29, 2009 12:05 AM

Lil Wayne has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the "I Feel Like Dying" producer who, he says, was responsible for clearing the song's sample that brought the original lawsuit against Wayne.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Hits Producer W/ Lawsuit, Sues Over Copyright Infringement.

Ja Rule Declares Hip-Hop War, "We Fightin' Against Motherf*cking Rock" [Video]

April 28, 2009 5:11 PM

Former Murder Inc. frontman Ja Rule recently addressed the state of hip-hop and encouraged urban artists to stick together in their "battle" against other music genres.

Continue reading Ja Rule Declares Hip-Hop War, "We Fightin' Against Motherf*cking Rock" [Video].

Rick Ross & 50 Cent Cash In On Rap Beef, Sales Up Since Battle Began

April 28, 2009 3:45 PM

A new report shows both Rick Ross and 50 Cent's past record sales have increased by over 60 percent since their rap beef jumped off in January 2009.

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Diddy Beats His Bad Boy Drum, "There Is No Roc-A-Fella, Ruff Ryders, No Death Row" [Video]

April 28, 2009 3:25 PM

Hip-Hop mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs recently discussed the impact Bad Boy Entertainment has had on hip-hop culture claiming his brand has outlasted all competitors.

Continue reading Diddy Beats His Bad Boy Drum, "There Is No Roc-A-Fella, Ruff Ryders, No Death Row" [Video].

Lil Wayne Recruits Cool & Dre For "Rebirth," "It's Still A Rap Album"

April 28, 2009 3:20 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has tagged producers Cool & Dre for his upcoming album The Rebirth which they claim reflects the early sounds of Outkast.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Recruits Cool & Dre For "Rebirth," "It's Still A Rap Album".

Hot 97 Shuts Down Flex's Interscope Boycott, "We Had To Muzzle Him"

April 28, 2009 1:14 PM

New York City radio station Hot 97 has addressed last week's Interscope Records boycott threats from Funkmaster Flex saying he "went too far."

Continue reading Hot 97 Shuts Down Flex's Interscope Boycott, "We Had To Muzzle Him".

Raekwon On Teaming W/ EMI, "They Made A Brother Smile"

April 28, 2009 11:55 AM

Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon recently discussed the motivation behind joining forces with his new record label, EMI, and his ability to go head-to-head with today's rap stars.

Continue reading Raekwon On Teaming W/ EMI, "They Made A Brother Smile".

The Clipse Associate Linked To $10 Mil Drug Trafficking Operation

April 28, 2009 11:03 AM

The Clipse associate Anthony "Geezy" Gonzalez has been accused of being involved with a $10 million drug operation in Virginia Beach.

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The Game Named In Snoop Dogg's $22 Mil Beatdown Case

April 28, 2009 10:15 AM

West Coast rap veteran Snoop Dogg appeared in court for his civil trial on Monday (April 27) to contest the $22 million assault lawsuit that also associates The Game with the fracas.


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Jay-Z & Mary J. Blige Lose Track To Rick Ross, Producer Tells "Valley Of Death" Secret

April 28, 2009 8:47 AM

Producer DJ Toomp recently discussed the creation of Rick Ross' "Valley of Death" track and he revealed that both Jay-Z and Mary J. Blige were initially chosen for the Miami rapper's hit song.


Continue reading Jay-Z & Mary J. Blige Lose Track To Rick Ross, Producer Tells "Valley Of Death" Secret.

Michael Jackson

April 28, 2009 12:00 AM

As the old saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. For Caption Diss SOHH is asking you, the reader, to tell us what those words are...just keep it short. The person who coins the wittiest caption wins.

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De La Soul Doubles Up, Release New Music Via Nike & Apple

April 27, 2009 2:45 PM

After an almost five-year absence, De La Soul have announced plans to release new music in the form of a 45-minute workout collection for Nike and Apple.

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Nas Finds Renewed Purpose, "I'm Here & My Voice Is Relevant"

April 27, 2009 1:30 PM

Nas recently spoke on his relevance outside hip-hop, revealing a new motivation to make more inspirational-based music.

Continue reading Nas Finds Renewed Purpose, "I'm Here & My Voice Is Relevant".

Asher Roth & Kid Cudi Join Forces For Bamboozle Festival

April 27, 2009 1:00 PM

Hip-Hop newcomers Asher Roth and Kid Cudi have been billed to perform at this week's upcoming Bamboozle Festival in New Jersey.

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Juelz Santana & Freekey Zekey Hint At Dipset Reunion, "Stay Tuned For Summer Jam" [Video]

April 27, 2009 12:30 PM

Dipset's Juelz Santana and Freekey Zekey have expressed their anticipation for this year's Summer Jam 2009 in New York City hinting at a possible surprise.

Continue reading Juelz Santana & Freekey Zekey Hint At Dipset Reunion, "Stay Tuned For Summer Jam" [Video].

Swizz Beatz "Steps Into The Club" W/ Hennessy Black Launch

April 27, 2009 11:31 AM

Ruff Ryders producer Swizz Beatz has been chosen to help launch the new cognac Hennessy Black with a new song and upcoming live performance next month in New York City.


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Rick Ross Offers G-Unit Label Deal, "Lloyd Banks & Tony Yayo Is Dropped From Interscope" [Video]

April 27, 2009 11:25 AM

With his album Deeper Than Rap finally hitting store shelves, Rick Ross has continued his G-Unit taunts, claiming Lloyd Banks and Tony Yayo have been dropped from Interscope Records.

Continue reading Rick Ross Offers G-Unit Label Deal, "Lloyd Banks & Tony Yayo Is Dropped From Interscope" [Video].

DMX Rep Denies "Celebrity Rehab" Claims, "These Reports Are False"

April 27, 2009 10:47 AM

A publicist for incarcerated rapper Earl "DMX" Simmons has denied reports claiming the emcee has signed on to "Celebrity Rehab" after being released from jail later this year.

Continue reading DMX Rep Denies "Celebrity Rehab" Claims, "These Reports Are False".

Beyonce's "Obsessed" Tops All, $28.5 Mil Opening Weekend [Video]

April 27, 2009 9:00 AM

Beyonce's new film Obsessed, co-starring Idris Elba and Ali Larter, debuted at No. 1 over the weekend, raking in over $28.5 million in box office sales.

Continue reading Beyonce's "Obsessed" Tops All, $28.5 Mil Opening Weekend [Video].

Lil Wayne Details "Rebirth," "Fans Should Expect More Electricity" [Video]

April 27, 2009 7:00 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has detailed a few concepts behind his upcoming Rebirth album promising fans more intensity than previous projects.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Details "Rebirth," "Fans Should Expect More Electricity" [Video].

Notorious B.I.G. Inspired Rick Ross' Sound, Producers Come Clean

April 26, 2009 11:30 AM

J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League producer Colione recently discussed the motivation behind Rick Ross' Deeper Than Rap album revealing inspiration from the late Biggie Smalls.

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Redman Blames Universal For "How High 2" Delay, "They're Not Opening That Money Door"

April 26, 2009 10:00 AM

Redman reveals to SOHH why the highly anticipated follow-up to his stoner film with Method Man, How High, may not hit theaters.

Continue reading Redman Blames Universal For "How High 2" Delay, "They're Not Opening That Money Door".

Kanye West Re-Connects W/ Teairra Mari, "It's All Still Family & Love"

April 26, 2009 10:00 AM

"Princess of The Roc," Teairra Mari, recently spoke to SOHH about life after Def Jam, and linking with her former labelmate, Kanye West, for her new album.

Continue reading Kanye West Re-Connects W/ Teairra Mari, "It's All Still Family & Love".

Lloyd Banks Talks Rick Ross TV Special, "You Gonna Get On 'BET' & Lie?" [Video]

April 26, 2009 6:50 AM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks recently shared his thoughts on Rick Ross' BET television special "The Rick Ross Story: Deeper Than Rap," calling out the rapper's resistance to speak on his baby's mother, Brooke.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Talks Rick Ross TV Special, "You Gonna Get On 'BET' & Lie?" [Video].

Scott Storch Reveals Drug Addiction, "I Was Powerless Over It" [Video]

April 25, 2009 7:10 PM

Troubled hitmaker Scott Storch has revealed his recent battles with drug addiction implying it has been the cause of his most recent financial problems.

Continue reading Scott Storch Reveals Drug Addiction, "I Was Powerless Over It" [Video].

DMX Headed To "Celebrity Rehab," Cleans Up His Act For TV Show

April 25, 2009 10:00 AM

Troubled rap star DMX has reportedly been chosen to star in the upcoming third season of VH1's "Celebrity Rehab" show.

Continue reading DMX Headed To "Celebrity Rehab," Cleans Up His Act For TV Show.

Kid Cudi Takes Swizz Beats & Just Blaze To "The Moon"

April 25, 2009 10:00 AM

G.O.O.D. Music artist Scott "Kid Cudi" Mescudi has recruited Swizz Beatz, Just Blaze, Ryan Leslie and more for his debut album Man on the Moon: The Guardian.

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Diddy & Dawn Richard Get "Dirty," Danity Kane Survivor Catches "Last Train To Paris" [Video]

April 24, 2009 4:00 PM

After last night's Making The Band finale, Dawn Richard talked to SOHH about the new group that she's formed with Diddy called Dirty Money, and her drastic new haircut.

Continue reading Diddy & Dawn Richard Get "Dirty," Danity Kane Survivor Catches "Last Train To Paris" [Video].

Kanye West Digs "Deeper Than Rap," "Rick's New Album Is The Sh*t"

April 24, 2009 3:30 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has voiced his opinion on Rick Ross' Deeper Than Rap album giving it his "highest honor."

Continue reading Kanye West Digs "Deeper Than Rap," "Rick's New Album Is The Sh*t".

Snoop Dogg's $22 Million Beatdown Trial Begins

April 24, 2009 3:20 PM

West Coast rap veteran Snoop Dogg's $22 million civil trial, in which he and his entourage is accused of assaulting and robbing a fan, has begun.

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50 Cent Co-Author Talks New Book & Rapper's Soft Spot, "He's Actually Very Sweet" [Video]

April 24, 2009 1:45 PM

50 Cent co-author Robert Greene, who penned the wildly popular The 48 Laws of Power, recently spoke on working with the G-Unit leader and the two-year delay of their collaborative book project, The 50th Law.

Continue reading 50 Cent Co-Author Talks New Book & Rapper's Soft Spot, "He's Actually Very Sweet" [Video].

Asher Roth Stirs Controversy W/"Nappy Headed H**s" Tweet, "I'm Extremely Apologetic"

April 24, 2009 12:09 PM

Hip-Hop newcomer Asher Roth has created a stir of negative attention after posting a "nappy headed h*es" joke via his Twitter account.

Continue reading Asher Roth Stirs Controversy W/"Nappy Headed H**s" Tweet, "I'm Extremely Apologetic".

Method Man Checks Ludacris For Wu-Tang Break-Up Rumors, "He Kind Of Upset Me"

April 24, 2009 11:45 AM

Method Man recently aired his thoughts on the Wu-Tang Clan break-up rumors which, he said, were enforced by his Def Jam labelmate Ludacris.

Continue reading Method Man Checks Ludacris For Wu-Tang Break-Up Rumors, "He Kind Of Upset Me".

Xzibit Still In The Red, More Debt Problems Emerge

April 24, 2009 11:40 AM

Rap veteran Xzibit's debt issues have continued to leak online as the rapper-turned-actor is reportedly facing a home foreclosure due to mortgage payments.

Continue reading Xzibit Still In The Red, More Debt Problems Emerge.

Eminem Co-Signs Asher Roth, "He's Dope"

April 24, 2009 9:51 AM

After constant comparisons to newcomer Asher Roth, Eminem has offered his thoughts on the rapper by co-signing his music as "dope."

Continue reading Eminem Co-Signs Asher Roth, "He's Dope".

Murder Inc. Boss Readies "Gotti's Way 2"

April 24, 2009 9:05 AM

Hip-Hop mogul Irv Gotti will make his return to the small screen with VH1's announcement of "Gotti's Way 2" premiering next month.


Continue reading Murder Inc. Boss Readies "Gotti's Way 2".

Jay-Z Swings Secret Track "Loso's Way," Fabolous Comes Clean [Video]

April 24, 2009 6:00 AM

Fabolous recently talked with SOHH about his new movie-themed album, Loso's Way, and revealed the role Jay-Z's American Gangster played in its making.

Continue reading Jay-Z Swings Secret Track "Loso's Way," Fabolous Comes Clean [Video].

Rick Ross Challenges Eminem To A Battle, Jim Jones Blasts Kanye West On Twitter, Buffy The Body Writes Tell-All Book

April 24, 2009 12:00 AM

In this week's Pulse Report the streets are buzzing about, Rick Ross calling out Eminem, Jim Jones sending twitter blast on Kanye West, 50 Cent penning new book, Buffy The Body writing a tell-all book, and Chingy getting caught up in a twisted sex scandal.

Continue reading Rick Ross Challenges Eminem To A Battle, Jim Jones Blasts Kanye West On Twitter, Buffy The Body Writes Tell-All Book.

Lil Wayne's Gun Case Re-Loaded, Rapper's Police Convo In Question

April 23, 2009 4:38 PM

A New York City judge has decided to re-open a hearing concerning a weapon found on Lil Wayne's tour bus after learning of an alleged conversations the rapper had with a police officer.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's Gun Case Re-Loaded, Rapper's Police Convo In Question.

Bang Em Smurf Fires Warning Shots At Mazaradi Fox, "Watch Your Mouth" [Video]

April 23, 2009 4:10 PM

Responding to recent disses made by G-Unit associate Mazaradi Fox, Bang Em Smurf has issued a warning to the rapper and labeled him as a federal informant.

Continue reading Bang Em Smurf Fires Warning Shots At Mazaradi Fox, "Watch Your Mouth" [Video].

Royce Da 5'9 Responds To J-Hood, "Rap N***a Rappin' His Way To His Demise" [Audio]

April 23, 2009 1:35 PM

Slaughterhouse's Royce Da 5'9 has responded to a diss video by J-Hood on his new song "Hottest in the Hood," warning the rapper to watch his wordplay.


Continue reading Royce Da 5'9 Responds To J-Hood, "Rap N***a Rappin' His Way To His Demise" [Audio].

Eminem On Bill O'Reilly, "He's F*cking Hilarious" [Audio]

April 23, 2009 1:00 PM

Eminem has revealed his thoughts on controversial television host Bill O'Reilly after recently being targeted by him on his show saying the Fox personality is "funny."

Continue reading Eminem On Bill O'Reilly, "He's F*cking Hilarious" [Audio].

Rick Ross On Joining Law Enforcement, "People Need To Open Their Minds"

April 23, 2009 11:50 AM

On BET's television special "The Rick Ross Story: Deeper Than Rap," the Miami rapper details the reasons behind becoming a corrections officer in the mid-1990s saying it was a job he was asked to do.

Continue reading Rick Ross On Joining Law Enforcement, "People Need To Open Their Minds".

Fabolous Talks Marijuana Bust, "Now I Got People Asking, What's Up W/ Those Pounds." [Video]

April 23, 2009 11:00 AM

Fabolous recently discussed his alleged involvement in a 500 pound marijuana bust earlier this year saying the media aims to over sensationalize his name.

Continue reading Fabolous Talks Marijuana Bust, "Now I Got People Asking, What's Up W/ Those Pounds." [Video].

Eminem Launches Rehab-Based Website For "Relapse"

April 23, 2009 10:30 AM

Eminem has reportedly launched a new website using rehab concepts to help promote his upcoming album Relapse.

Continue reading Eminem Launches Rehab-Based Website For "Relapse".

Rick Ross To Eminem, "We Gonna See Each Other" [Video]

April 23, 2009 10:05 AM

Despite going head-to-head with his top artist, Rick Ross has discussed his admiration for Eminem and desire to appear on the rapper's comeback album, Relapse.

Continue reading Rick Ross To Eminem, "We Gonna See Each Other" [Video].

50 Cent Associate Sued For Beatdown At Rapper's Mansion

April 23, 2009 5:00 AM

A woman has filed a $15,000 lawsuit against 50 Cent associate Dwayne McKenzie claiming she was allegedly assaulted while attending a party at the G-Unit leader's Connecticut mansion last year.

Continue reading 50 Cent Associate Sued For Beatdown At Rapper's Mansion.

Lil Boosie Arrested On Assault & Battery Charges

April 23, 2009 12:05 AM

Southern rapper Torrence "Lil Boosie" Hatch was reportedly arrested Wednesday (April 22) night on aggravated second degree battery charges.

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HOT PRESS: Mike Tyson Calls C. Brown A Baby, Brandy Plays Matchmaker For Ray J & Beyonce's Dad Rings The Alarm

April 23, 2009 12:00 AM

Hot off the Press This Week Beyonce gets played like Ashlee Simpson, Mike Tyson weighs in on Chris Brown's knockout punch, Brandy wants Ray J to be down with Keyshia Cole and Kim Kardashian says her a** ain't that fat.

Continue reading HOT PRESS: Mike Tyson Calls C. Brown A Baby, Brandy Plays Matchmaker For Ray J & Beyonce's Dad Rings The Alarm .

Young Jeezy, Jim Jones & T-Pain Headline NYC's Summer Jam 2009

April 22, 2009 5:11 PM

Young Jeezy, Jim Jones, T-Pain and more have been announced to headline this year's Summer Jam concert in New York City.

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Rick Ross' "Deeper Than Rap" On Pace To Sell 160K In First Week

April 22, 2009 4:14 PM

Despite--or because of--his on-going battle with 50 Cent, Rick Ross' Deeper Than Rap is reportedly en route to sell around 160,000 albums in its first week.

Continue reading Rick Ross' "Deeper Than Rap" On Pace To Sell 160K In First Week.

Gunplay Re-Emerges For G-Unit Warning, "Don't F*cking Play W/ Me" [Video]

April 22, 2009 3:00 PM

Showing support for Rick Ross at an album signing, Triple C's Gunplay re-emerged sending a violent warning as reminder of his non-affiliation with G-Unit.

Continue reading Gunplay Re-Emerges For G-Unit Warning, "Don't F*cking Play W/ Me" [Video].

Former Wendy Williams Co-Host Lands New Radio Show

April 22, 2009 2:20 PM

Former Wendy Williams radio co-host Charlamagne Tha God has been named the new host of Philadelphia's daily "Morning Beat" show beginning next month.


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Diddy Is Still Hiring, "I Want To Work For Diddy" Season Two On Deck

April 22, 2009 1:45 PM

Hip-Hop mogul Diddy's hit reality series "I Want To Work For Diddy" has reportedly been green-lit for a second season.

Continue reading Diddy Is Still Hiring, "I Want To Work For Diddy" Season Two On Deck.

G-Unit Associate Takes Rick Ross "Search" To Miami, "I'ma Come Where You At" [Video]

April 22, 2009 12:15 PM

G-Unit associate Mazaradi Fox has announced plans to take his Rick Ross "search" directly to the rapper's hometown.


Continue reading G-Unit Associate Takes Rick Ross "Search" To Miami, "I'ma Come Where You At" [Video].

Eminem Hearts Jimmy Kimmel, Set For Live "Relapse"

April 22, 2009 11:30 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem is reportedly being scheduled to appear on the popular late night show "Jimmy Kimmel Live" three times next month.


Continue reading Eminem Hearts Jimmy Kimmel, Set For Live "Relapse".

50 Cent Falls Out W/ Rock Concert, Scheduling Conflicts Emerge

April 22, 2009 11:15 AM

50 Cent's concert series alongside punk rock band Fall Out Boy has been reportedly put on hold due to the rapper's current scheduling conflicts.

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Funkmaster Flex Boycotts Interscope Records, "Nothin' Is Spinning" [Audio]

April 22, 2009 9:20 AM

New York City radio personality Funkmaster Flex announced his decision last night (April 21) to stop playing records from Interscope which is the recording home to The Game, Eminem, Dr. Dre and more.


Continue reading Funkmaster Flex Boycotts Interscope Records, "Nothin' Is Spinning" [Audio].

Lil Wayne Fails To Block "The Carter" Doc, Judge Allows Film Release

April 22, 2009 6:00 AM

Lil Wayne's request to stop the release of the QD3 Entertainment documentary The Carter has been denied by a state court judge, who allowed the films release.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Fails To Block "The Carter" Doc, Judge Allows Film Release.

Jadakiss Still Hugging Top 10, Day26 Tune Into The Charts & Pastor Troy Feels Out First Week

April 22, 2009 12:00 AM

In this week's Sales Wrap Day26 debut high at No. 2, Jadakiss holds tight to the Top 10, and Pastor Troy's Feel Me Or Kill Me hits 121.

Continue reading Jadakiss Still Hugging Top 10, Day26 Tune Into The Charts & Pastor Troy Feels Out First Week.

Fat Joe Co-Signs Prez DJ Khaled, "He's Going To Be An Executive Of A Lifetime"

April 21, 2009 6:00 PM

Terror Squad leader Fat Joe recently discussed the advantages DJ Khaled brings to Def Jam South promising his associate will become an "executive of a lifetime."

Continue reading Fat Joe Co-Signs Prez DJ Khaled, "He's Going To Be An Executive Of A Lifetime".

Rick Ross' "Deeper Than Rap" Racks Up Sales Predictions

April 21, 2009 4:03 PM

With Rick Ross' new album, Deeper Than Rap, finally hitting store shelves, SOHH caught up with a few industry insiders to see how they think his recurring beef with 50 Cent will affect first week sales.

Continue reading Rick Ross' "Deeper Than Rap" Racks Up Sales Predictions .

Jim Jones Twitters Assault Case, "I'm Looking For Oprah"

April 21, 2009 1:50 PM

Byrd Gang leader Jim Jones' trial for assault was reportedly delayed after he appeared in a New York City courtroom today (April 21).

Continue reading Jim Jones Twitters Assault Case, "I'm Looking For Oprah".

Asher Roth & Snoop Dogg To Headline Lollapalooza

April 21, 2009 1:45 PM

West Coast rap veteran Snoop Dogg and newcomer Asher Roth have been announced as performers at this year's Lollapalooza Festival.

Continue reading Asher Roth & Snoop Dogg To Headline Lollapalooza.

Bill O'Reilly Calls For Snoop Dogg's Deportation [Video]

April 21, 2009 12:27 PM

Controversial television host Bill O'Reilly has continued his campaign against rappers by calling for a "deportation" of Snoop Dogg, a West Coast rap veteran who is also an American citizen.

Continue reading Bill O'Reilly Calls For Snoop Dogg's Deportation [Video].

Rick Ross Drops "Cold Blood" Clip, "50 Better Watch It" [Video]

April 21, 2009 11:30 AM

After releasing a mock funeral of his rap nemesis 50 Cent over the weekend, Rick Ross has dropped the full version of his "Cold Blood" music video.


Continue reading Rick Ross Drops "Cold Blood" Clip, "50 Better Watch It" [Video].

LEGAL UPDATES: Follow The Courtroom Drama Of Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Jim Jones, Chris Brown & More

April 21, 2009 11:00 AM


With the growing list of rappers with legal troubles, SOHH has compiled the court dates of your favorite artists and provided you the inside scoop on their charges, case backgrounds, and the dates they are due before the judge.

Continue reading LEGAL UPDATES: Follow The Courtroom Drama Of Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Jim Jones, Chris Brown & More.

Jim Jones Justifies Siding W/ 50 Cent During Cam'ron Beef [Video]

April 21, 2009 10:09 AM

In the latest segment from Jim Jones' new documentary, the rapper's falling out with Cam'ron is closely examined, along with his explanation for appearing on-stage with 50 Cent during his beef with the Dipset leader.

Continue reading Jim Jones Justifies Siding W/ 50 Cent During Cam'ron Beef [Video].

Attorneys Look To Jail C-Murder, Internet Interview To Blame

April 21, 2009 9:29 AM

Citing a gag order violation, Louisiana attorneys have filed a motion aiming to place Corey "C-Murder" Miller behind bars until his court trial this summer.

Continue reading Attorneys Look To Jail C-Murder, Internet Interview To Blame.

Fabolous Congratulates Joe Budden's Girl For King Cover, "The Stupid Rapper Would've Said Something Else"

April 21, 2009 6:30 AM

Though he once dated Joe Budden's current girlfriend Tahiry, New York rapper Fabolous has no ill feelings towards the current King magazine cover girl.

Continue reading Fabolous Congratulates Joe Budden's Girl For King Cover, "The Stupid Rapper Would've Said Something Else".

Eminem

April 21, 2009 12:00 AM

As the old saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. For Caption Diss SOHH is asking you, the reader, to tell us what those words are...just keep it short. The person who coins the wittiest caption wins.

Continue reading Eminem.

Flesh-N-Bone's Felony Gun Charges Dropped

April 20, 2009 6:50 PM

Bone Thugs-n-Harmony's Stanley "Flesh-n-Bone" Howse had felony gun charges dropped today (April 20) in a Santa Clarita, California courthouse.

Continue reading Flesh-N-Bone's Felony Gun Charges Dropped.

Chingy Addresses Transsexual Lover Rumors, "I Don't Have A Secret Lifestyle" [Video]

April 20, 2009 6:17 PM

Chingy has addressed recent rumors claiming he was sexually involved with transsexual rapper Foxxjazell in the past.

Continue reading Chingy Addresses Transsexual Lover Rumors, "I Don't Have A Secret Lifestyle" [Video].

Ja Rule Talks "Mafia Music" Remix, "I Could Give A F*ck About Curly" [Video]

April 20, 2009 4:45 PM

Ja Rule has broken his silence on why he decided to diss 50 Cent on Rick Ross' "Mafia Music" remix, citing his ongoing beef with the G-Unit leader.

Continue reading Ja Rule Talks "Mafia Music" Remix, "I Could Give A F*ck About Curly" [Video].

Jadakiss Blames NY Rappers For Downfall, "The Ego Started Playing A Part"

April 20, 2009 2:30 PM

With the success of his latest album The Last Kiss debuting high on the charts, Jadakiss recently discussed the absence of New York rappers' lyricism and their lost status within hip-hop.

Continue reading Jadakiss Blames NY Rappers For Downfall, "The Ego Started Playing A Part".

Will Smith Goes Sci-Fi, Takes "Unfinished Biz" To TV

April 20, 2009 1:40 PM

Blockbuster actor Will Smith has teamed with the Sci Fi Channel for the upcoming production of a crime-based television drama called Unfinished Business.

Continue reading Will Smith Goes Sci-Fi, Takes "Unfinished Biz" To TV .

Lupe Fiasco Reveals Mountain Climb Fears, "I'll Go Psychopath"

April 20, 2009 12:30 PM

Confirming his plans to climb Africa's Mount Kilimanjaro this fall, Lupe Fiasco has revealed his thoughts and fears of going through with the charity-based journey.

Continue reading Lupe Fiasco Reveals Mountain Climb Fears, "I'll Go Psychopath".

Jay-Z Stands By Michael Phelps On Drug Controversy, "He's A Kid"

April 20, 2009 11:50 AM

Jay-Z has broken his silence on the recent negative attention Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps has received since an image of him with a marijuana pipe emerged.

Continue reading Jay-Z Stands By Michael Phelps On Drug Controversy, "He's A Kid".

Bang Em Smurf Says Rick Ross' C.O. Image Could Be Worse, "Dr. Dre Was A She-Thing" [Video]

April 20, 2009 11:00 AM

Former G-Unit associate Bang Em Smurf has spoken out against the public's image of Rick Ross as a corrections officer and claims he "bangs with a few C.O.'s."

Continue reading Bang Em Smurf Says Rick Ross' C.O. Image Could Be Worse, "Dr. Dre Was A She-Thing" [Video].

Method Man Reveals Role In George Lucas Film, "Yes I Do Got Lines" [Video]

April 20, 2009 9:45 AM

Wu-Tang Clan's Method Man recently revealed details around his role in the upcoming George Lucas film Red Tails, which co-stars Terrence Howard and Cuba Gooding Jr.

Continue reading Method Man Reveals Role In George Lucas Film, "Yes I Do Got Lines" [Video].

Rick Ross Digs Up 50 Cent's "Funeral" Strategy W/ "Cold Blood" [Video]

April 20, 2009 8:37 AM

Taking his rap beef with 50 Cent into a dark direction, Rick Ross has released a preview video of the G-Unit leader's mock funeral, borrowing from a tactic Fif has used in past rap battles with Cam'ron and Fat Joe.


Continue reading Rick Ross Digs Up 50 Cent's "Funeral" Strategy W/ "Cold Blood" [Video].

T.I. Passes On Twitter, "I Ain't On The Computer Sh*t" [Video]

April 19, 2009 7:30 AM

Despite the popularity of Twitter among high profile entertainers, T.I. has revealed his reasons behind not co-signing the latest social networking tool.

Continue reading T.I. Passes On Twitter, "I Ain't On The Computer Sh*t" [Video].

50 Cent's "Rock" Concert Series W/ Fall Out Boy Delayed

April 19, 2009 6:00 AM

50 Cent's concert series alongside punk rock band Fall Out Boy was postponed Saturday (April 18) night due to weather conditions.

Continue reading 50 Cent's "Rock" Concert Series W/ Fall Out Boy Delayed.

Nas, Fabolous, Jadakiss & More To Celebrate "Deeper Than Rap" Release W/ Rick Ross

April 18, 2009 12:00 PM

Nas, Fabolous, Jadakiss and more have been announced as invited attendees for Rick Ross' upcoming Deeper Than Rap album release in Florida next week.

Continue reading Nas, Fabolous, Jadakiss & More To Celebrate "Deeper Than Rap" Release W/ Rick Ross.

Lil Wayne Snatches Day Time TV, To Appear On "The View"

April 18, 2009 11:30 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has been chosen to appear on ABC's popular television show "The View" next week.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Snatches Day Time TV, To Appear On "The View".

Jamie Foxx Vs. Miley Cyrus, Al B. Sure's Son Chooses Puff As Daddy & Case Takes A Beating From Mary J. Blige

April 18, 2009 12:00 AM


Hot off the press this week, Al B. Sure gets aired out by his son, Que from Day 26 denies being bipolar, Case talks about getting 'touched' by Mary J. Blige and the joke's on Jamie Foxx.

Continue reading Jamie Foxx Vs. Miley Cyrus, Al B. Sure's Son Chooses Puff As Daddy & Case Takes A Beating From Mary J. Blige.

Trick Daddy Reacts To "Valley Of Death" Diss, "He's Known I've Had Lupus For 10 Years"

April 17, 2009 4:33 PM

Trick Daddy has reacted to Rick Ross' "Valley of Death" record where the Miami "Boss" is heard referencing Trick's battle with lupus.

Continue reading Trick Daddy Reacts To "Valley Of Death" Diss, "He's Known I've Had Lupus For 10 Years".

Lil Wayne Rocks Out W/ Kanye West & Coldplay

April 17, 2009 4:00 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has been chosen to perform at Denmark's Roskilde Festival this summer with already billed artists including Kanye West and Coldplay.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Rocks Out W/ Kanye West & Coldplay.

Snoop Dogg Hits Road For "Malice In Wonderland" Tour

April 17, 2009 3:30 PM

West Coast rap veteran Snoop Dogg has announced plans to launch a 16-date nationwide tour beginning next month.

Continue reading Snoop Dogg Hits Road For "Malice In Wonderland" Tour.

G-Unit Associate Begins "Rick Ross" Search, "Where Are You?" [Video]

April 17, 2009 2:20 PM

In his continued support of 50 Cent, G-Unit associate Mazaradi Fox has announced plans to begin looking for Rick Ross for a face-to-face confrontation.

Continue reading G-Unit Associate Begins "Rick Ross" Search, "Where Are You?" [Video].

Diddy Helps Ashton Kutcher Make Twitter History, 1 Mil Followers & Counting

April 17, 2009 1:00 PM

Hip-Hop mogul Diddy has helped actor Ashton Kutcher make Twitter history as the first person to reach over 1 million followers.

Continue reading Diddy Helps Ashton Kutcher Make Twitter History, 1 Mil Followers & Counting.

Rick Ross Promises More "Mafia Music" Verses, "I Don't Squash Beef" [Audio]

April 17, 2009 11:10 AM

Rick Ross has dicussed the impact of his anti-50 Cent diss record "Mafia Music" remix promising additional guest appearances to come.

Continue reading Rick Ross Promises More "Mafia Music" Verses, "I Don't Squash Beef" [Audio].

Glasses Malone Denied "Prom" Performance, "I Feel Bad For The School Kids"

April 17, 2009 11:00 AM

West Coast rapper Glasses Malone has been denied the opportunity to perform at an upcoming Utah school prom due to his lyrical content.


Continue reading Glasses Malone Denied "Prom" Performance, "I Feel Bad For The School Kids".

Cam'ron Reveals Dipset Job Requirements, "You Have To Take A Drug Test" [Video]

April 17, 2009 10:14 AM

Still hiring in a recession, Cam'ron recently weighed in on what requirements he makes employee applicants undergo.

Continue reading Cam'ron Reveals Dipset Job Requirements, "You Have To Take A Drug Test" [Video].

Jay-Z & Crew Accused Of Skipping Club Bill, "We Still Have His Card"

April 17, 2009 8:28 AM

Hip-Hop mogul Jay-Z and a few record label executives are being accused of not paying a $1,500 nightclub bill in New York City, prompting the owner to consider pressing charges.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Crew Accused Of Skipping Club Bill, "We Still Have His Card".

Lil' Kim Linked To Scott Storch's Stolen Car Case

April 17, 2009 8:04 AM

Lil' Kim has been named a key person in Scott Storch's recent car theft arrest, with reports surfacing that the alleged stolen Bentley was a gift to her from the producer.

Continue reading Lil' Kim Linked To Scott Storch's Stolen Car Case.

Pulse Report: Cam'ron Promotes Higher Learning, Porn Star Sticks It To Rick Ross, Bow Wow Wants To Taste Tahiry

April 17, 2009 12:00 AM

In this week's Pulse Report the streets are buzzing about Cam'ron looking for employees with college degrees, Eminem showing love for Lil Wayne and T.I., porn star Brian Pumper aiming a diss record at Rick Ross, Jadakiss getting the last laugh, and Bow Wow craving for a taste of Joe Budden's girl Tahiry.

Continue reading Pulse Report: Cam'ron Promotes Higher Learning, Porn Star Sticks It To Rick Ross, Bow Wow Wants To Taste Tahiry.

Flesh-N-Bone Forced To Remain In Jail, Hearing Delayed

April 16, 2009 6:11 PM

Bone Thugs-n-Harmony's Stanley "Flesh-n-Bone" Howse was ordered to remain behind bars after appearing in court today (April 16) on felony gun charges.

Continue reading Flesh-N-Bone Forced To Remain In Jail, Hearing Delayed.

L.A. Reid On 50 Cent, "He's One Of The All Time Greats" [Video]

April 16, 2009 5:18 PM

Island Def Jam chairman Antonio "L.A." Reid recently revealed his thoughts on 50 Cent's success within the music industry labeling him one of the "all-time greats."

Continue reading L.A. Reid On 50 Cent, "He's One Of The All Time Greats" [Video].

Eminem's Brother Busted For DUI, Officers "Immediately Smelled Intoxicants"

April 16, 2009 4:49 PM

Nathan "Kane" Mathers, the brother of Eminem, was reportedly charged with drunken driving Wednesday (April 15) after being arrested in Michigan.

Continue reading Eminem's Brother Busted For DUI, Officers "Immediately Smelled Intoxicants".

Rick Ross Blames 50 Cent For Marc Ecko's Clothing Set-Backs, "Almost Put Him Outta Business" [Audio]

April 16, 2009 3:30 PM

Rick Ross recently cited 50 Cent as a fashion liability to Marc Ecko's clothing empire, which originally produced the G-Unit apparel line.

Continue reading Rick Ross Blames 50 Cent For Marc Ecko's Clothing Set-Backs, "Almost Put Him Outta Business" [Audio].

Jim Jones Focuses On C.R.E.A.M, Places Money Over Art Form

April 16, 2009 2:00 PM

Byrd Gang leader Jim Jones has reportedly discussed his desire behind starring in last month's "Hip-Hop Monologues" citing the importance of money over art.

Continue reading Jim Jones Focuses On C.R.E.A.M, Places Money Over Art Form.

Mannie Fresh On Hot Boys Reunion, "It's Gotta Be Right"

April 16, 2009 1:00 PM

Former Cash Money Records producer Mannie Fresh has revealed details on the upcoming Hot Boys reunion citing the importance of the group's collaboration album production.


Continue reading Mannie Fresh On Hot Boys Reunion, "It's Gotta Be Right".

Jadakiss Celebrates Selling Over 100K, "I Told You So"

April 16, 2009 10:30 AM

Jadakiss has expressed his thoughts on selling more than 100,000 copies of his Def Jam debut The Last Kiss, claiming the record label underestimated him.

Continue reading Jadakiss Celebrates Selling Over 100K, "I Told You So".

Xzibit's Tax Records Leak Online, Rapper Owes $500K

April 16, 2009 10:15 AM

Rap veteran Xzibit's tax records have reportedly leaked online displaying various financial debts including $501,840 he owes in federal taxes.


Continue reading Xzibit's Tax Records Leak Online, Rapper Owes $500K.

Nate Dogg Unleashed From Felony Charges, Wife Falls Back

April 16, 2009 9:59 AM

Nate Dogg has had felony charges dropped against him stemming from alleged stalking and criminal threat accusations towards his wife last summer.


Continue reading Nate Dogg Unleashed From Felony Charges, Wife Falls Back.

Cam'ron Reflects On Pink Craze, "I Kinda Went Over The Edge"

April 16, 2009 9:00 AM

Taking a step away from promoting his new album, Cam'ron recently discussed his fashion influence and his similarities to Ghostface Killah.

Continue reading Cam'ron Reflects On Pink Craze, "I Kinda Went Over The Edge".

Kanye West Becomes Voice Of 2009 NBA Play-Offs [Video]

April 15, 2009 5:28 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has been chosen as the voice of this year's National Basketball Association (NBA) play-offs campaign.

Continue reading Kanye West Becomes Voice Of 2009 NBA Play-Offs [Video].

Scott Storch Charged W/ Grand Theft Auto

April 15, 2009 5:00 PM

Hitmaker Scott Storch has reportedly been accused of grand theft auto concerning a vehicle he leased and never returned.



Continue reading Scott Storch Charged W/ Grand Theft Auto.

50 Cent, Jim Jones & Lloyd Banks "Kill The Record Labels" In New Doc [Video]

April 15, 2009 3:50 PM

50 Cent, Jim Jones, Lloyd Banks and more are featured in the new Kill The Record Labels documentary examining the war between record companies and artists making profits through mixtapes.

Continue reading 50 Cent, Jim Jones & Lloyd Banks "Kill The Record Labels" In New Doc [Video].

Lil Wayne Felony Case Remains In Superior Court

April 15, 2009 3:45 PM

Lil Wayne attorneys were denied a request to have a 2008 felony drug and weapons case pushed back to the Grand Jury by a judge Tuesday (April 14) afternoon.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Felony Case Remains In Superior Court.

Diddy Stars In "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" Sequel

April 15, 2009 1:50 PM

In a role that mirrors his real life, Bad Boy Entertainment CEO Diddy has been chosen to star in the upcoming Forgetting Sarah Marshall sequel, Get Him to the Greek.

Continue reading Diddy Stars In "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" Sequel.

Kid Cudi Joins Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes On Universal Motown

April 15, 2009 1:10 PM

G.O.O.D. Music artist Scott "Kid Cudi" Mescudi has officially signed with Universal Motown and plans to release his debut album Man on the Mood: The Guardian this summer.

Continue reading Kid Cudi Joins Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes On Universal Motown.

Plies' Brother Set Free, Lil Boosie Concert Shooting Cost Him 3 Years

April 15, 2009 11:40 AM

Plies recently welcomed his brother Ronell "Big Gates" Levatte home after serving three years behind bars for a Lil Boosie concert shooting, which led him to plead guilty to attempted murder.

Continue reading Plies' Brother Set Free, Lil Boosie Concert Shooting Cost Him 3 Years .

Rick Ross Follows Snoop Dogg's Blueprint For New Music Video

April 15, 2009 10:50 AM

Rick Ross recently spoke on the main inspiration for filming his upcoming music video "All I Really Want" in Colombia, citing both Snoop Dogg and Pharrell Williams as strong influences.

Continue reading Rick Ross Follows Snoop Dogg's Blueprint For New Music Video.

Max B Brings Waves Of Heat To Nightclub

April 15, 2009 10:15 AM

A popular Massachusetts nightclub is under pressure for a shoot-out that occurred when former Dipset associate Max B performed.

Continue reading Max B Brings Waves Of Heat To Nightclub.

Bill O'Reilly Takes On Jamie Foxx, "He's A Pinhead" [Video]

April 15, 2009 9:30 AM

Controversial television host Bill O'Reilly has attacked Jamie Foxx for the comedians recent controversial comments about teen singer Miley Cyrus.

Continue reading Bill O'Reilly Takes On Jamie Foxx, "He's A Pinhead" [Video].

Jadakiss Moves 134K, Prince Blossoms In Top 10 & MIMS Cools Off W/ "Guilt"

April 15, 2009 12:05 AM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Jadakiss shows he's "Top 5 Dead Or Alive" debuting at No. 3, Prince stays grounded at No. 9 and Mims gets off to a slow start opening outside of Top 50.

Continue reading Jadakiss Moves 134K, Prince Blossoms In Top 10 & MIMS Cools Off W/ "Guilt" .

Rick Ross Stands By Corrections Officer Past On "Valley Of Death" [Audio]

April 14, 2009 5:41 PM

While originally believed to be an anti-50 Cent diss record, Rick Ross' "Valley of Death" touches on the rapper's reasons behind his past employment in law enforcement.

Continue reading Rick Ross Stands By Corrections Officer Past On "Valley Of Death" [Audio].

C-Murder Unveils Anti-Violence Initiatives For Louisiana

April 14, 2009 4:26 PM

Corey "C-Murder" Miller has teamed with Reverend Toris Young to announce a list of plans to help decrease violence in Louisiana.

Continue reading C-Murder Unveils Anti-Violence Initiatives For Louisiana.

Young Jeezy, T-Pain & DJ Khaled Headline "Best of Best 2009" Festival

April 14, 2009 3:00 PM

Young Jeezy, DJ Khaled, Rick Ross and more have been chosen to headline next month's Best of the Best International Music Festival in Florida.

Continue reading Young Jeezy, T-Pain & DJ Khaled Headline "Best of Best 2009" Festival.

BET Pulls Plug On "106 & Gospel" Show

April 14, 2009 2:30 PM

Five months after the cancellation of BET's "Rap City," the network has reportedly pulled the plug on its Sunday "106 & Gospel" television series.

Continue reading BET Pulls Plug On "106 & Gospel" Show.

Eminem On Lil Wayne & T.I., "Things Are Looking A Lot Better Now"

April 14, 2009 11:43 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem has dished out his thoughts on hip-hop's current rap stars Lil Wayne and T.I. citing their emcee skills as beneficial to the genre.

Continue reading Eminem On Lil Wayne & T.I., "Things Are Looking A Lot Better Now".

LL Cool J & Common "Sidekick" For Nationwide Tour

April 14, 2009 10:45 AM

LL Cool J, Common, Estelle and more have been announced to headline the nationwide Grammy Celebration Concert tour this spring.

Continue reading LL Cool J & Common "Sidekick" For Nationwide Tour.

Bang Em Smurf To 50 Cent, "G-Unit Is Finished" [Video]

April 14, 2009 9:36 AM

Former G-Unit associate Bang Em Smurf has returned to the spotlight reminding fans of his loyalty with Rick Ross and the reasons he decided to go against 50 Cent.

Continue reading Bang Em Smurf To 50 Cent, "G-Unit Is Finished" [Video].

Unreleased Biggie Smalls Footage Revealed In "Notorious" DVD Release

April 14, 2009 9:00 AM

The highly-anticipated release of Notorious is set to offer fans a closer look at the rise of Christopher "Biggie Smalls" Wallace through bonus commentary, casting and in-depth interviews in the upcoming DVD.

Continue reading Unreleased Biggie Smalls Footage Revealed In "Notorious" DVD Release.

Fat Joe Re-Starts Beef W/ 50 Cent, "I Got So Much Built Up Tension" [Video]

April 14, 2009 8:00 AM

Terror Squad leader Fat Joe has expressed his feelings towards 50 Cent upon learning about Rick Ross' "Mafia Music" remix diss record leaked saying he "felt like" going at the G-Unit rapper.

Continue reading Fat Joe Re-Starts Beef W/ 50 Cent, "I Got So Much Built Up Tension" [Video].

Common Makes A "Date Night" W/ Tina Fey & Taraji Henson

April 14, 2009 7:30 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Common has been billed to star in the upcoming comedy-based film Date Night with Steve Carell, Mark Wahlberg and Tina Fey.

Continue reading Common Makes A "Date Night" W/ Tina Fey & Taraji Henson.

T.I. Changes Direction W/ New Album, "Laughing In These Suckers' Faces"

April 14, 2009 6:00 AM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. has announced a new creative direction for his seventh solo album set to be released in 2010.

Continue reading T.I. Changes Direction W/ New Album, "Laughing In These Suckers' Faces".

Caption Diss: Ja Rule

April 14, 2009 12:00 AM

As the old saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. For Caption Diss SOHH is asking you, the reader, to tell us what those words are...just keep it short. The person who coins the wittiest caption wins.

Continue reading Caption Diss: Ja Rule.

Kanye West Awarded Freedom Before Arraignment

April 13, 2009 6:17 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has been granted an additional month before having to appear before a judge for his misdemeanor charges arraignment.

Continue reading Kanye West Awarded Freedom Before Arraignment.

SOHH EXCLUSIVE: T.I. Producer Tracks "Paper Trail" Re-Release, "It's Another Return Of The King"

April 13, 2009 3:30 PM

As an in-house producer for T.I.'s Grand Hustle label, Lil' C revealed to SOHH the details surrounding Tip's forthcoming Paper Trail re-release and how his upcoming prison sentence is going to affect the label.

Continue reading SOHH EXCLUSIVE: T.I. Producer Tracks "Paper Trail" Re-Release, "It's Another Return Of The King".

Crooked I Calls Out Snoop Dogg & Dr. Dre, "None Of Them Dudes Wanna Reach Down"

April 13, 2009 1:40 PM

Crooked I recently discussed the lack of West Coast support from rap veterans Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre claiming established artists are not making way for new emcees.

Continue reading Crooked I Calls Out Snoop Dogg & Dr. Dre, "None Of Them Dudes Wanna Reach Down".

Eminem & Dr. Dre Ditch Snoop Dogg Concert

April 13, 2009 12:41 PM

Snoop Dogg's Our World Live concert last week fell short of fans' expectations as guest appearances by Dr. Dre and Eminem were absent from the event.


Continue reading Eminem & Dr. Dre Ditch Snoop Dogg Concert.

Anti-Lil Wayne Website Blames Rapper For Lawsuits

April 13, 2009 11:19 AM

After being handed a lawsuit from Cash Money Records for using Lil Wayne on a selection of retail mixtapes, Makin Moves Entertainment has launched an anti-Weezy campaign and website.

Continue reading Anti-Lil Wayne Website Blames Rapper For Lawsuits.

Eminem To "Relapse" At MTV Movie Awards

April 13, 2009 10:30 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem has been announced to perform at the upcoming MTV Movie Awards next month.

Continue reading Eminem To "Relapse" At MTV Movie Awards.

Bow Wow Quits Rap, "There's No More" [Video]

April 13, 2009 10:23 AM

Bow Wow has announced his retirement from rap, citing his many accomplishments as the motivation for hanging up the mic.

Continue reading Bow Wow Quits Rap, "There's No More" [Video].

Saigon On Album Delay, "Hip-Hop Is Going Through A Transitional Phase"

April 13, 2009 10:20 AM

Saigon recently discussed the constant delays of his debut album, citing the current state of hip-hop as the main reason behind the project's release.

Continue reading Saigon On Album Delay, "Hip-Hop Is Going Through A Transitional Phase".

Rick Ross Issues Warning To Wannabe 50 Cent Lovers, "He Ended Vivica's Career" [Video]

April 13, 2009 10:00 AM

Rick Ross recently dished out his feelings on 50 Cent's sex life sending a warning to all female entertainers to not become intimately involved with the G-Unit leader.

Continue reading Rick Ross Issues Warning To Wannabe 50 Cent Lovers, "He Ended Vivica's Career" [Video].

Pulse Report: 50 Cent Obtains More Damaging Rick Ross Footage, Young Buck Announces Comeback Plans, Kanye West Responds To South Park W/ Class

April 13, 2009 10:00 AM

In this week's Pulse Report the streets are buzzing about, 50 Cent being in possession of Rick Ross' graduation video, Young Buck planning his return, Kanye West laughing out loud at South Park parody, Cam'ron exposing Jim Jones for planning fake beef, and Bill O'Reilly making an ass of himself, again.

Continue reading Pulse Report: 50 Cent Obtains More Damaging Rick Ross Footage, Young Buck Announces Comeback Plans, Kanye West Responds To South Park W/ Class.

Juelz Santana Steers Clear Of Team Cam'ron, "I'm Not Doing It" [Video]

April 13, 2009 6:30 AM

Skull Gang leader Juelz Santana has expressed his distance from Cam'ron detailing the resistance to re-join his former boss.

Continue reading Juelz Santana Steers Clear Of Team Cam'ron, "I'm Not Doing It" [Video].

50 Cent Airs Carol City Confessions Pt. 2, Rick Ross vs. Trick Daddy [Video]

April 12, 2009 6:00 AM

Taking attention away from his publicized rap beef with Rick Ross, 50 Cent has aired unreleased footage of the Miami rapper dissing Trick Daddy and allegedly mocking his battle with Lupus.

Continue reading 50 Cent Airs Carol City Confessions Pt. 2, Rick Ross vs. Trick Daddy [Video].

G-Unit Foe Grants Rick Ross "Hood" Pass, "We Run Queens" [Video]

April 12, 2009 4:00 AM

Bang Em Smurf associate Domination has come to the aid of Rick Ross to refute claims that the Miami based rapper is not allowed to enter Queens, New York.

Continue reading G-Unit Foe Grants Rick Ross "Hood" Pass, "We Run Queens" [Video].

Cam'ron Reconsiders Dipset Reunion, "Maybe Next Year"

April 11, 2009 4:00 PM

Cam'ron has reportedly backtracked on his previous stance against a reunion with Jim Jones and Juelz Santana, saying steps towards Diplomats uniting could happen in the future.

Continue reading Cam'ron Reconsiders Dipset Reunion, "Maybe Next Year".

Rick Ross Bosses Up W/ Ja Rule, The Game & Fat Joe For 50 Cent Diss

April 11, 2009 10:37 AM

Rick Ross has dropped the hyped anti-50 Cent diss record, "Mafia Music" remix, featuring G-Unit rivals Ja Rule, Fat Joe and The Game.

Continue reading Rick Ross Bosses Up W/ Ja Rule, The Game & Fat Joe For 50 Cent Diss.

Method Man & Redman Go "Against Da' Grain" For Kids This Weekend

April 10, 2009 6:00 PM

Rap duo Method Man and Redman are hitting Staten Island, New York this weekend to provide free hair cuts for children in time for Easter Sunday.

Continue reading Method Man & Redman Go "Against Da' Grain" For Kids This Weekend.

Somalian Rapper K'NAAN Defends The Pirates, "They Helped Us Clear Our Environment"

April 10, 2009 4:00 PM

With the US currently involved in a standoff with pirates who have taken a US ship captain hostage, Somalian rapper K'Naan has spoken out in support of the pirates.

Continue reading Somalian Rapper K'NAAN Defends The Pirates, "They Helped Us Clear Our Environment".

Jadakiss On The Lox Returning To Bad Boy, "It's Beneficial For Us" [Video]

April 10, 2009 2:00 PM

Former Bad Boy artist Jadakiss recently discussed the possibility of The Lox reuniting with Diddy.

Continue reading Jadakiss On The Lox Returning To Bad Boy, "It's Beneficial For Us" [Video].

Method Man Reveals "Blackout 2" Setbacks, "I Had Obligations" [Video]

April 10, 2009 1:05 PM

Method Man recently discussed why his new collaboration album Blackout 2 with Redman is ten years overdue and why it was easier to craft than any Wu-Tang Clan or solo project he's released.

Continue reading Method Man Reveals "Blackout 2" Setbacks, "I Had Obligations" [Video].

Tru Life On Leaving Roc-A-Fella, "Jay-Z Got Me Off Def Jam" [Video]

April 10, 2009 12:30 PM

Former Roc-A-Fella Records artist Tru Life recently discussed his absence from hip-hop along with how it was his decision to leave Def Jam with help from Jay-Z.

Continue reading Tru Life On Leaving Roc-A-Fella, "Jay-Z Got Me Off Def Jam" [Video].

Ciara Ain't No Beyonce Swagger-Jacker, Whitney Rescues Bobby From Kidnappers, And Solange Is Shown The Door

April 10, 2009 10:05 AM

Hot off the press this week, Ciara responds to Beyonce swagger-jacking charges, Chris Brown pleads not guilty, Whitney Houston paid Bobby Brown's kidnappers and Solange got dropped too!

Continue reading Ciara Ain't No Beyonce Swagger-Jacker, Whitney Rescues Bobby From Kidnappers, And Solange Is Shown The Door.

Kanye West Shakes Off "South Park" Spoof, "Having This Ego Is Played Out At This Point In My Life" [Video]

April 10, 2009 10:00 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has responded to animated television series "South Park" and its latest spoof portraying him as an overly egotistic entertainer.


Continue reading Kanye West Shakes Off "South Park" Spoof, "Having This Ego Is Played Out At This Point In My Life" [Video].

Dame Dash Gears Up For Financial Rebound, Designs Luxury Vehicle

April 10, 2009 9:10 AM

Hip-Hop mogul Damon "Dame" Dash has reportedly unveiled a new vehicle design for a line of expensive trucks with a variety of luxury features.

Continue reading Dame Dash Gears Up For Financial Rebound, Designs Luxury Vehicle.

Rick Ross Punk'd By Ralphige, "G-Unit" Phone Convo Exposed [Audio]

April 10, 2009 6:00 AM

After Rick Ross informed fans last week of a secret conversation he had with a G-Unit associate who allegedly offered to pay Ross to lay off 50 Cent, serial prankster Ralphage stepped forward and claimed he was the caller.

Continue reading Rick Ross Punk'd By Ralphige, "G-Unit" Phone Convo Exposed [Audio].

Young Buck Reloaded For The Streets, "I'm Back On My Buck Sh*t" [Video]

April 9, 2009 5:28 PM

Former G-Unit member Young Buck is moving on, with the announcement of a new mixtape Back On My Buck Sh*t, which he says it's for "the streets."

Continue reading Young Buck Reloaded For The Streets, "I'm Back On My Buck Sh*t" [Video].

Surgeon Who Operated On Kanye West's Mother Loses License

April 9, 2009 5:25 PM

Dr. Jan Adams, the plastic surgeon responsible for operating on Kanye West's mother in November 2007 has been forced to hand over his medical license.

Continue reading Surgeon Who Operated On Kanye West's Mother Loses License.

SOHH Exclusive: Busta Rhymes Joins Jadakiss On Stage, Dons Emcee W/ New Rap Alias [Video]

April 9, 2009 4:25 PM

D-Block's Jadakiss kicked-off his MySpace Music Release show Wednesday (April 8) evening in New York City featuring a star-studded cast of surprise guests, including Busta Rhymes, who crowned the emcee with a new rap alias.

Continue reading SOHH Exclusive: Busta Rhymes Joins Jadakiss On Stage, Dons Emcee W/ New Rap Alias [Video].

G-Unit Associate Revokes Rick Ross' Pass, "You Can't Come To Queens" [Video]

April 9, 2009 3:00 PM

G-Unit associate Mazaradi Fox recently spoke on Rick Ross' alleged trip to New York, claiming details have been misconstrued.

Continue reading G-Unit Associate Revokes Rick Ross' Pass, "You Can't Come To Queens" [Video].

Kanye West Faces Off W/ 50 Cent, Launches Beverage Line

April 9, 2009 2:15 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has joined forces with GURU Beverage to launch a new line of organic drinks that will compete with 50 Cent's Formula 50 VitaminWater.



Continue reading Kanye West Faces Off W/ 50 Cent, Launches Beverage Line.

Cam'ron To Jim Jones, "Why Lie About A Phone Conversation" [Video]

April 9, 2009 1:30 PM

Dipset's Cam'ron recently spoke about his falling out with Jim Jones and what really went down behind the scenes of their alleged phone conversation.

Continue reading Cam'ron To Jim Jones, "Why Lie About A Phone Conversation" [Video].

Flesh-N-Bone Hit W/ New Gun Charges, Case Takes Aim At Felony Past

April 9, 2009 12:00 PM

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony's Stanley "Flesh-N-Bone" Howse is reportedly facing additional gun charges after pleading "not guilty" earlier this week to weapons possession.

Continue reading Flesh-N-Bone Hit W/ New Gun Charges, Case Takes Aim At Felony Past.

Jim Jones On "Twitter" Arrest, "I Was Twittin' When I Shouldn't Have'" [Video]

April 9, 2009 11:00 AM

Byrd Gang's Jim Jones recently discussed the details behind his arrest earlier this week in New Jersey offering fans a warning about the hazards of Twitter.

Continue reading Jim Jones On "Twitter" Arrest, "I Was Twittin' When I Shouldn't Have'" [Video].

Bill O'Reilly Fires Shots At Eminem, "He's The Lowest Form Of Entertainment" [Video]

April 9, 2009 9:49 AM

Controversial television host Bill O'Reilly has lashed out at Eminem calling the Sarah Palin parody from his new music video "totally obscene."

Continue reading Bill O'Reilly Fires Shots At Eminem, "He's The Lowest Form Of Entertainment" [Video].

Lil Wayne Forced To Face The Law, "Mrs. Officer" In question In New Suit

April 8, 2009 5:24 PM

Lil Wayne has reportedly been sued for copyright infringement by a producer claiming to own the production for the Carter III sigle "Mrs. Officer."

Continue reading Lil Wayne Forced To Face The Law, "Mrs. Officer" In question In New Suit .

Common Faces-Off W/ Diddy & Jay-Z, Launches New Cologne

April 8, 2009 4:44 PM

Common has partnered with Diesel clothing to launch a new cologne, Only The Brave, which will place him in direct competition with other artists' lines including Diddy and Jay-Z.

Continue reading Common Faces-Off W/ Diddy & Jay-Z, Launches New Cologne.

T.I. Re-Stacks "Paper" Before Prison Stint

April 8, 2009 4:10 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. has announced plans to re-release his multi-platinum Paper Trail album as he prepares for his prison sentence by next month.

Continue reading T.I. Re-Stacks "Paper" Before Prison Stint.

"Deeper Than Rap: The Movie" Premieres, Drug Lifestyle Sensationalized [Video]

April 8, 2009 2:45 PM

Rick Ross' short film Deeper Than Rap has officially been released online highlighting the rise of a fictionalized drug dealer from a kid to kingpin.

Continue reading "Deeper Than Rap: The Movie" Premieres, Drug Lifestyle Sensationalized [Video].

Jadakiss Falls Back On Rick Ross & 50 Cent Beef, "They Ain't Gonna Pull Me In That" [Video]

April 8, 2009 2:45 PM

D-Block's Jadakiss recently turned down an offer to possibly join Rick Ross in his rap war against 50 Cent by laying a verse on the rapper's upcoming "Mafia Music" remix.

Continue reading Jadakiss Falls Back On Rick Ross & 50 Cent Beef, "They Ain't Gonna Pull Me In That" [Video].

Nas, Big Boi & Common Headline "Rock The Bells" 2009

April 8, 2009 1:10 PM

Nas, Common, The Roots and more have been billed to headline this year's popular Rock the Bells international tour.

Continue reading Nas, Big Boi & Common Headline "Rock The Bells" 2009.

50 Cent Blasts Rick Ross, "You Can't Take Anything Serious From Him" [Video]

April 8, 2009 12:20 PM

50 Cent has updated fans on his rap war with Rick Ross, anticipates Ross' first-week sales and responds to the rapper's alleged conversation with a G-Unit associate.

Continue reading 50 Cent Blasts Rick Ross, "You Can't Take Anything Serious From Him" [Video].

UGK Lives High On The Charts, Bow Wow's Latest Sniffs Out 30K & Prince Reclaims His Purple Crown

April 8, 2009 10:58 AM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Prince reclaims his crown at No. 2, UGK keep the underground alive at No. 6, Flo Rida opened within Top 10, Bow Wow doesn't hit the top 10, and more.


Continue reading UGK Lives High On The Charts, Bow Wow's Latest Sniffs Out 30K & Prince Reclaims His Purple Crown.

Rick Ross & Lil Wayne Send "Death" Warnings [Video]

April 8, 2009 10:30 AM

Rick Ross has announced an upcoming collaboration with Lil Wayne on his 50 Cent diss record "Valley of Death" from Deeper Than Rap.

Continue reading Rick Ross & Lil Wayne Send "Death" Warnings [Video].

Jay-Z & Kanye West Swagger Up, Ink Fragrance Deals

April 8, 2009 9:36 AM

Jay-Z, Kanye West and Rihanna have reportedly secured fragrance deals with a company with ties to Jay, and some are whispering that Beyonce will be next.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Kanye West Swagger Up, Ink Fragrance Deals.

Lil Scrappy's Disturbing Tha Peace Role Revealed, Album & Film On Deck

April 8, 2009 9:05 AM

As the latest signee of Ludacris' Disturbing Tha Peace label, Lil Scrappy's role on the team has been revealed along with upcoming film and music projects set to drop in 2009.

Continue reading Lil Scrappy's Disturbing Tha Peace Role Revealed, Album & Film On Deck.

J-Hood Schools Joe Budden, "You A Nerd" [Video]

April 7, 2009 5:00 PM

Former D-Block rapper J-Hood has called out Joe Budden and Royce Da 5'9 as a response to their alleged diss along with adding fuel to his beef with Jadakiss and Sheek Louch.

Continue reading J-Hood Schools Joe Budden, "You A Nerd" [Video].

Jadakiss Reunites W/ Diddy For "The Last Kiss"

April 7, 2009 4:00 PM

With his new album, The Last Kiss, hitting stores today (April 7), Jadakiss struck a deal with Diddy, his former boss and one-time rival to promote the LP.

Continue reading Jadakiss Reunites W/ Diddy For "The Last Kiss".

Rick Ross Bosses Up In Colombia For New Video

April 7, 2009 3:10 PM

Rick Ross has reportedly chosen Colombia, South America to shoot his upcoming music video "All I Want" with The-Dream and director Gil Green.

Continue reading Rick Ross Bosses Up In Colombia For New Video.

Jim Jones Arrested In New Jersey, Twitters Incident

April 7, 2009 12:44 PM

Joseph "Jim Jones" Guillermo was arrested Monday (April 6) morning on an outstanding warrant in Teaneck, New Jersey while driving through the area.

Continue reading Jim Jones Arrested In New Jersey, Twitters Incident.

Flesh-N-Bone Claims Gun Belonged To Wife, Pleads Not Guilty

April 7, 2009 9:55 AM

Bone Thugs-n-Harmony's Stanley "Flesh-n-Bone" Howse appeared in court Monday (April 6) pleading not guilty to felony weapons charges claiming the gun he was arrested for belonged to his wife.

Continue reading Flesh-N-Bone Claims Gun Belonged To Wife, Pleads Not Guilty.

Kanye West Hearts Air Yeezy Heads, "People Had To Pay Overpriced" [Video]

April 7, 2009 9:17 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has released footage from Hawaii showing his appreciation to consumers for going out to support his new highly priced Air Yeezy sneakers.

Continue reading Kanye West Hearts Air Yeezy Heads, "People Had To Pay Overpriced" [Video].

Eminem Celebrity Bashes W/ "We Made You" Premiere [Video]

April 7, 2009 8:53 AM

Eminem's long-awaited return was greenlighted today (April 7) with the premiere of his new music video "We Made You," playfully targeting Jessica Simpson, Tony Romo, Kim Kardashian and more.


Continue reading Eminem Celebrity Bashes W/ "We Made You" Premiere [Video].

Method Man & Ne-Yo Declare "War" W/ George Lucas

April 7, 2009 8:30 AM

Wu-Tang Clan's Method Man and Ne-Yo have been chosen to star in the upcoming George Lucas film Red Tails centering on the first African-American aerial combat unit during World World II.

Continue reading Method Man & Ne-Yo Declare "War" W/ George Lucas.

Mos Def

April 7, 2009 12:00 AM

As the old saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. For Caption Diss SOHH is asking you, the reader, to tell us what those words are...just keep it short. The person who coins the wittiest caption wins.


Continue reading Mos Def.

Chris Brown Denies Rihanna Assault, Faces 5 Years In Prison [Video]

April 6, 2009 9:04 PM

R&B singer Chris Brown appeared in court Monday (April 6) afternoon in California pleading not guilty to felony charges pertaining to his domestic dispute with Rihanna earlier this year.

Continue reading Chris Brown Denies Rihanna Assault, Faces 5 Years In Prison [Video].

Mos Def Challenges Jay-Z & Lil Wayne To Battle, "I'm Taking The Money" [Video]

April 6, 2009 6:00 PM

Mos Def recently declared his lyrical status in hip-hop challenging rap heavy weights Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Beanie Sigel and more to a battle he promises to win.

Continue reading Mos Def Challenges Jay-Z & Lil Wayne To Battle, "I'm Taking The Money" [Video].

SOHH EXCLUSIVE: Mims Says New Album Will Redeem Him, "Everybody Shunned Me As A One Hit Wonder"

April 6, 2009 5:35 PM

As Mims releases Guilt, the follow up to his debut LP Tuesday (April 7), SOHH caught up with the Washington Heights, New York rapper to find out how he's dealing with being deemed a "one hit wonder."

Continue reading SOHH EXCLUSIVE: Mims Says New Album Will Redeem Him, "Everybody Shunned Me As A One Hit Wonder".

Lil Wayne Sells Out W/ Kid Cudi, Extends London Show

April 6, 2009 5:15 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has extended his upcoming one-night only performance in London this summer.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Sells Out W/ Kid Cudi, Extends London Show.

Will Smith's "Men In Black" To Return, Star's Role In Question

April 6, 2009 4:20 PM

Blockbuster actor Will Smith's hit film series Men in Black was recently given the green light for part three.

Continue reading Will Smith's "Men In Black" To Return, Star's Role In Question.

Flesh-N-Bone Rep On Rapper's Arrest, "All The Facts Have Not Been Revealed"

April 6, 2009 1:27 PM

A rep for Bone Thugs-n-Harmony's Stanley "Flesh-n-Bone" Howse has released a statement to SOHH confirming the rapper's arrest last week on gun charges, assuring fans that all the details have yet to be disclosed.

Continue reading Flesh-N-Bone Rep On Rapper's Arrest, "All The Facts Have Not Been Revealed".

Rick Ross Joins Eminem & Dr. Dre, "We Workin' In The Future"

April 6, 2009 12:20 PM

Rick Ross has released a new diss record "Crack A Bottle" throwing more verbal jabs at G-Unit while displaying his respect for both Eminem and Dr. Dre.


Continue reading Rick Ross Joins Eminem & Dr. Dre, "We Workin' In The Future".

Rick Ross Blasts 50 Cent's "Career Ending" Threats, "Life Is Actually Better" [Video]

April 6, 2009 11:20 AM

Rick Ross has attempted to prove 50 Cent's "career-ending" threats wrong as the rapper recently released a video describing how much better his lifestyle has become since beginning their beef.


Continue reading Rick Ross Blasts 50 Cent's "Career Ending" Threats, "Life Is Actually Better" [Video].

50 Cent Lands New Movie Role, Rebounds From Stallone Flick Fallout

April 6, 2009 10:51 AM

50 Cent has been chosen to star in the upcoming film Twelve alongside actors Kiefer Sutherland, Rory Culkin and more.

Continue reading 50 Cent Lands New Movie Role, Rebounds From Stallone Flick Fallout.

Eminem Vouches For Run-DMC At Hall Of Fame, "None Of Us Would Be Here Without Them" [Video]

April 6, 2009 9:19 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem officially inducted Run-DMC into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame over the weekend and spoke on the group's impact on his career.

Continue reading Eminem Vouches For Run-DMC At Hall Of Fame, "None Of Us Would Be Here Without Them" [Video].

BREAKING: Poor Righteous Teachers Producer Killed In Car Accident

April 5, 2009 5:00 PM

Renowned hip-hop producer Anthony "Tony D" Depula was killed in a fatal car accident over the weekend while driving in New Jersey.

Continue reading BREAKING: Poor Righteous Teachers Producer Killed In Car Accident.

Eminem Uncovers "Relapse", "Dr. Dre Produced Most Of The Album" [Video]

April 5, 2009 10:00 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem recently discussed long-time producer Dr. Dre's impact on his upcoming Relapse album and the process of finding his new song 'We Made You."

Continue reading Eminem Uncovers "Relapse", "Dr. Dre Produced Most Of The Album" [Video].

SOHH EXCLUSIVE: "Candy Girls" Insider Reveals Show's Backstory, "Life Didn't Start When The Show Premiered"

April 5, 2009 9:00 AM

In this SOHH Exclusive, April Rommet, the veteran celebrity stylist and cast member of E!'s new video vixen reality show, Candy Girls, gives insights into the show's drama.

Continue reading SOHH EXCLUSIVE: "Candy Girls" Insider Reveals Show's Backstory, "Life Didn't Start When The Show Premiered".

Cam'ron Drops Beefs W/ 50 Cent, Nas & Jay-Z, "It's All On Defense" [Video]

April 5, 2009 8:00 AM

Dipset's Cam'ron recently discussed his past rap beefs with hip-hop heavyweights 50 Cent, Nas and Jay-Z saying he was never the first to strike.

Continue reading Cam'ron Drops Beefs W/ 50 Cent, Nas & Jay-Z, "It's All On Defense" [Video].

Rick Ross Goes "Deeper Than Rap" W/ Short Film [Video]

April 4, 2009 10:00 AM

Rick Ross and director Rik Cordero's upcoming Deeper Than Rap short film's trailer hit the Internet late last week offering fans a glimpse of the exclusive movie project.

Continue reading Rick Ross Goes "Deeper Than Rap" W/ Short Film [Video].

SOHH EXCLUSIVE: "Lollipop" Producer Rocks W/ Lil' Wayne's "Rebirth," "I Totally Believe It Will Work"

April 4, 2009 8:30 AM

Miami based producer Jim Jonsin told SOHH that he's hoping to follow up "Lollipop" with another collabo on Lil' Wayne's rumored rock album.

Continue reading SOHH EXCLUSIVE: "Lollipop" Producer Rocks W/ Lil' Wayne's "Rebirth," "I Totally Believe It Will Work".

Lloyd Banks Fiddles W/ Gunplay, "You Do It F*ck Outta Here" [Video]

April 4, 2009 8:00 AM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks recently responded to past claims by Rick Ross of his jewelery being fake while also mocking the rapper's associate Gunplay to attempt to take his items from him.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Fiddles W/ Gunplay, "You Do It F*ck Outta Here" [Video].

Clipse Confident New Project Is Their "Best Album Yet"

April 4, 2009 6:30 AM

The Clipse's Pusha T recently discussed what fans should expect on the upcoming album 'Til The Casket Drops promising it will outshine their previous releases.

Continue reading Clipse Confident New Project Is Their "Best Album Yet".

Flesh-N-Bone Back In The Slammer, Arrested On Gun Charges

April 3, 2009 4:55 PM

Bone Thugs-n-Harmony's Flesh-n-Bone was reportedly arrested Thursday (April 2) night in California on a weapons charge.

Continue reading Flesh-N-Bone Back In The Slammer, Arrested On Gun Charges.

Update: Coolio Pleads "Not Guilty" To Crack Possession, Faces 3 Years In Prison

April 3, 2009 4:29 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Coolio pleaded not guilty to felony drug charges today (April 3) stemming from an arrest earlier this year at Los Angeles International Airport.

Continue reading Update: Coolio Pleads "Not Guilty" To Crack Possession, Faces 3 Years In Prison.

50 Cent Falls Out W/ Punk Crowd, "We've Encountered Negative Feelings About It"

April 3, 2009 4:25 PM

After news broke out about 50 Cent joining Fall Out Boy on their upcoming tour, the punk band have expressed the negative feedback they've received since the announcement.

Continue reading 50 Cent Falls Out W/ Punk Crowd, "We've Encountered Negative Feelings About It".

Fabolous Makes Dipset Prediction, "They Will Get Back Together"

April 3, 2009 1:00 PM

Fabolous has bet on a Dipset reunion and explains what Cam'ron, Jim Jones and Juelz Santana's unity would mean to New York City.

Continue reading Fabolous Makes Dipset Prediction, "They Will Get Back Together".

Rick Ross Says G-Unit Begged For Mercy, "Offered Me A Sum Of Money To Fall Back" [Video]

April 3, 2009 11:35 AM

Rick Ross recently claimed a G-Unit associate contacted him for a secret conversation and offered him money to cease his attacks on 50 Cent.

Continue reading Rick Ross Says G-Unit Begged For Mercy, "Offered Me A Sum Of Money To Fall Back" [Video].

Jim Jones Doc Spills Rocafella Secrets, "'Oh Boy' Was Jay-Z's Record" [Video]

April 3, 2009 11:09 AM

The rise of Dipset and the later tension between the group and Jay-Z during its Roc-A-Fella days has been revealed in a new three part This Is Jim Jones documentary.

Continue reading Jim Jones Doc Spills Rocafella Secrets, "'Oh Boy' Was Jay-Z's Record" [Video].

Cam'ron Preps Return Concert, "I'm Back In The Streets New York City"

April 3, 2009 10:30 AM

Dipset's Cam'ron has announced plans to make his long-awaited first concert since his self-exiled absence next month in New York City.

Continue reading Cam'ron Preps Return Concert, "I'm Back In The Streets New York City".

Cash Money Attorney To DJ Drama, "They Have 30 Days To Answer"

April 3, 2009 10:20 AM

Details have emerged in Cash Money Records' lawsuit against DJ Drama and other parties that confirm the suit and detail the damages.

Continue reading Cash Money Attorney To DJ Drama, "They Have 30 Days To Answer".

Man Fatally Shot Following E-40 Concert

April 3, 2009 9:23 AM

A man was fatally shot following an E-40 concert Thursday (April 2) night in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Continue reading Man Fatally Shot Following E-40 Concert.

Rick Ross Shakes Down G-Unit, Lil Wayne Courts DJ Drama, Plies Goes "Goonette" Hunting

April 3, 2009 12:00 AM

In this week's Pulse Report the streets are buzzing about Lil Wayne getting caught up in DJ drama, Rick Ross considering bribes from a G-Unit employee to end beef with 50 Cent, DJ Quik calling for and end to the gangster rap era, Bow Wow making a new jack mistake with Wendy Williams, and Plies unveiling his new "Goonette."




Continue reading Rick Ross Shakes Down G-Unit, Lil Wayne Courts DJ Drama, Plies Goes "Goonette" Hunting.

Diddy Hearts Cassie, Rihanna Turns States, Kelly Rowland Kicked Out The Building "Mutually"

April 3, 2009 12:00 AM

Rihanna turns the tables on Chris Brown, T-Pain loses his teeth and his father's respect, Kelly Rowland gets gone from her record label, and Diddy & Cassiecan't hide their love anymore.

Continue reading Diddy Hearts Cassie, Rihanna Turns States, Kelly Rowland Kicked Out The Building "Mutually".

Cash Money Vs. DJ Drama In Lawsuit, "This Ain't No Game Over Here" [Video]

April 2, 2009 5:25 PM

Cash Money Records has reportedly filed a lawsuit against DJ Drama's Aphilliates Music Group and Makin Moves Entertainment over mixtape projects including Lil Wayne's Dedication series.

Continue reading Cash Money Vs. DJ Drama In Lawsuit, "This Ain't No Game Over Here" [Video].

Plies Searches For "Goonette" For TV Contest, "It's A Female That's Strong & Independent" [Video]

April 2, 2009 4:15 PM

Plies has announced plans to kick-off a television reality series searching for his own personal "goonette."

Continue reading Plies Searches For "Goonette" For TV Contest, "It's A Female That's Strong & Independent" [Video].

Fat Joe Changes Royalty Status, "I'm The King Of Africa" [Video]

April 2, 2009 4:15 PM

Terror Squad leader Fat Joe has upped his royalty status from "Prince" to "King of Africa" with the release of new footage of him in Angola.

Continue reading Fat Joe Changes Royalty Status, "I'm The King Of Africa" [Video].

Gunplay Shoots Verbal Jabs At G-Unit, "I'ma Get At Yayo" [Video]

April 2, 2009 1:00 PM

Rick Ross associate Gunplay has continued to back the Miami rapper by releasing footage of the making of his new G-Unit diss song "Motivation."

Continue reading Gunplay Shoots Verbal Jabs At G-Unit, "I'ma Get At Yayo" [Video].

Juelz Santana Preps Skull Gang's "Introduction" Album, "Everybody Got They Own Story"

April 2, 2009 12:25 PM

Skull Gang leader Juelz Santana recently discussed the motivation behind his rap group along with announcing the release date for their debut album The Introduction.

Continue reading Juelz Santana Preps Skull Gang's "Introduction" Album, "Everybody Got They Own Story".

Busta Rhymes Shuns The Internet, "It's Dehumanizing People" [Video]

April 2, 2009 11:20 AM

Flipmode leader Busta Rhymes recently discussed the disadvantages to today's technology advancements saying the computer makes people less inspired to interact with one another.

Continue reading Busta Rhymes Shuns The Internet, "It's Dehumanizing People" [Video].

Lil Wayne Sues Quincy Jones' Son For "Scandalous Portrayal" In New Doc

April 2, 2009 10:04 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has filed a lawsuit against Digerati Holdings and QD3 Entertainment over a "scandalous portrayal" of him in a Sundance documentary film earlier this year.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Sues Quincy Jones' Son For "Scandalous Portrayal" In New Doc.

Jadakiss Reveals New BET Show, "Make 'Em Do Some P. Diddy Sh*t" [Video]

April 1, 2009 4:54 PM

D-Block's Jadakiss has announced plans to launch a new BET reality show pitting male and female deejays against one another to win a shot to work with him.

Continue reading Jadakiss Reveals New BET Show, "Make 'Em Do Some P. Diddy Sh*t" [Video].

Lil Wayne On Departure From Rap, "I Just Got Tired Of It"

April 1, 2009 3:40 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne recently discussed his "boredom" with hip-hop and the inspiration behind his shift into more rock-based music.

Continue reading Lil Wayne On Departure From Rap, "I Just Got Tired Of It".

Alchemist Speaks On Hip-Hop Police, "We're Snitching On Ourselves" [Video]

April 1, 2009 3:00 PM

Mobb Deep producer The Alchemist recently discussed the impact the "Hip-Hop Police" has had on rap music and how the undercover organization still profiles artists.

Continue reading Alchemist Speaks On Hip-Hop Police, "We're Snitching On Ourselves" [Video].

The Roots Reveal 5 Year "Jimmy Fallon" Contact, "It's A Real Job" [Video]

April 1, 2009 2:20 PM

The Roots' Questlove recently discussed his group's role on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" and revealed their five-year contract with the nightly program.

Continue reading The Roots Reveal 5 Year "Jimmy Fallon" Contact, "It's A Real Job" [Video].

Rick Ross' Baby Mamma Sets Release Date For Tell-All Book

April 1, 2009 1:10 PM

The upcoming tell-all book, Tia's Diary: Deeper Than Rap, from the mother of Rick Ross' son, will be released next month.

Continue reading Rick Ross' Baby Mamma Sets Release Date For Tell-All Book.

Cam'ron Announces New Self-Made Films, "I'd Rather Write My Own Movie" [Video]

April 1, 2009 12:45 PM

Dipset leader Cam'ron has confirmed plans to release two upcoming films by the end of the year called The Bakery and Killa Season 2.

Continue reading Cam'ron Announces New Self-Made Films, "I'd Rather Write My Own Movie" [Video].

Baby Rejects Lil Wayne's "Rebirth" Concept, "It's Not A Rock Record"

April 1, 2009 12:10 PM

Cash Money Records co-founder Bryan "Baby" Williams has addressed rumors surrounding Lil Wayne's upcoming Rebirth album saying the project will not be rock-based.

Continue reading Baby Rejects Lil Wayne's "Rebirth" Concept, "It's Not A Rock Record".

BREAKING: Comedian Donnell Rawlings Suffers Nervous Breakdown, "I Think It's The Chappelle's Show Curse" [Video]

April 1, 2009 10:45 AM

Comedian Donnell "Ashy Larry" Rawlings of "Chappelle's Show" fame was arrested in New York City this morning (April 1) after allegedly brandishing a gun and holding up traffic at a busy intersection, shirtless and barefoot.

Continue reading BREAKING: Comedian Donnell Rawlings Suffers Nervous Breakdown, "I Think It's The Chappelle's Show Curse" [Video].

Jim Jones To Cam'ron, "I'm Willing To Get Another Diplomat Album Done" [Video]

April 1, 2009 9:43 AM

Byrd Gang leader Jim Jones recently revealed his aim to release a new Diplomat project and his desire to reunite with the estranged Dipset member Cam'ron.

Continue reading Jim Jones To Cam'ron, "I'm Willing To Get Another Diplomat Album Done" [Video].

Keri Hilson Seeks Sales Perfection, Jim Jones' Top 10 Prayers Answered & Slim Thug Hits The Charts

April 1, 2009 12:00 AM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Keri Hilson's debut seeks perfection at No. 4, Jim Jones makes it rain in the Top 10 and Slim Thug secures a spot within Top 20.


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