• 'Pink Friday' Album Cover Photographer Explains Artwork
    As one of the music industry's most polarizing artists, it's only right Nicki Minaj have an unorthodox album cover to match a kooky image. Fans and critics were left both impressed and confused after viewing the 25-year-old's femcee's album art for Pink Friday last Monday. Taking a minimalist approach, Minaj looked like a Tim Burton special, flaunting spider-like stems, mime expression,...
  • T.I. Not Being Charged for Ecstasy Arrest in California
    The Los Angeles County District Attorney's office will not be pursuing their drug case against T.I. The Atlanta rapper was arrested on Sept. 1 in L.A. with his wife, after cops pulled him over for an illegal U-turn on Sunset Strip, and subsequently searched the vehicle after smelling marijuana. TMZ has learned that there are many "legal issues over probable cause" in the case. It...
  • Lil Wayne, Drake and Justin Bieber Join Lil' Twist on Debut
    Young Money's youngest, Lil' Twist is currently preparing his debut album 'Don't Get it Twisted,' with help from some of his big friends. The 17-year-old Lil Wayne protege -- who introduced Wayne to Twitter and has handled Weezy's account in his absence -- has revealed that his debut will feature his Young Money elders Drake, Nicki Minaj and Wayne, as well as big-time guest appearances by...
  • Gucci Mane Pepper-Sprayed and Arrested in Atlanta
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    Gucci Mane just can't seem to stay out of trouble. The rapper was arrested in Atlanta today for a slew of infractions including driving on the wrong side of the road, driving without a license, damage to government property, obstruction, and running a red light or stop sign. According to Atlanta Police Department spokesperson, Curtis Davenport, Gucci, born Radric Davis, had to be pepper sprayed...
  • Lil Wayne Surprises Drake On Stage
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    Last night, Drake performed the last show of his Light Dreams and Nightmares tour in Las Vegas at the Hard Rock Hotel. Tyga, Lloyd, and Birdman were a few of the guests in attendance. With Lil’ Wayne fresh out of jail, there were rumors and speculation that he would be performing at this show. No one had an answer until Drake performed Miss Me and Lil’ Wayne ran out to join him on...
  • What Up With Eddie G - "My Beautiful, Dark, Twisted Fantasy," Downloading Kanye’s New Album
    As most of you hip-hop fiends know, Kanye West’s highly anticipated new album "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy" leaked online Tuesday afternoon.  Now remember, the album doesn’t officially come out until November 22nd.  But has that ever stopped the internet before?  Of course not.  What’s funny is, to our generation, the day the album leaks...
  • Game Reaches Out To 50 Cent For Reunion
    One of the most inconsistent minds in Hip Hop, Game tried his best to reach out to 50 on Twitter a few hours ago. Not only does he calls for peace with Fif, he pleads for a complete reunion of the entire G-Unit crew. Read all tweets after the cut and let me know what you think of this situation. SOURCE
  • Russell Simmons’ Letter To Kanye West
    It’s been a pretty hectic week for Kanye West. And yesterday, Russell Simmons retreated to his site and penned a letter in support for Mr. West. As always, Uncle Rush knows best.     Dear Kanye,     I have early recollections of Damon Dash calling me and forcing me to put you on Def Poetry Jam.  I knew your record, “Through The Wire”, but...
  • Game and Tony Yayo Duke It Out on Twitter
    After an unsuccessful attempt to patch things up with his former G-Unit boss 50 Cent, Game has gotten into it with another member of the squad. The Cali rapper engaged his former group member Tony Yayo yesterday via Twitter, resulting in a series of name-calling tweets and accusations. Yayo sparked the beef, first posting "F--- a G Unit Reunion N----," to which Game responded,...
  • What Up With Eddie G : Detoxing From The Fantasy Of What "Detox" Could Be
    So, what else is there to talk about this week besides “Detox”?  Dr. Dre’s fantasy album from the future is actually gonna come out.  I went to this new Microsoft Store last week (total rip-off of the Apple Store, FYI) and it reminded me of “Detox.”  The store is set up where there’s about 20 TVs inside the walls used like wallpaper, with...
  • Kanye West's 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy' Only $3.99
    Kanye West released his hyped fifth studio album, 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy' today, and is selling the 13-track offering for a cool $3.99 on Amazon. This past September, West tweeted that Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke made his list of the coolest creative people in the world. Radiohead famously shook the music industry in 2007 when they released their seventh studio album 'In...
  • Lil Kim & Foxy Brown Fire Back At Nicki Minaj In New Diss Songs
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    New York rap rivals Foxy Brown and Lil Kim have both shown their disapproval of Nicki Minaj as of late by going after the Young Money star. Foxy struck first by accusing Minaj of lying about a conversation she said they had.     Last week, rapper Nicki Minaj sat down with Angie Martinez on Hot 97 to talk about her album and she talked about how the drama began with her and...
  • Nicki Minaj Reacts to Regis Philbin 'Bootygate' Incident
    Nicki Minaj received a "shocking" welcome from talk show host Regis Philbin earlier this week, when the Young Money phenom made an appearance on 'LIVE! With Regis and Kelly' on Monday. Following Minaj's performance of her hit single 'Right Thru Me,' the Queens, NY, rapper/singer joined Regis and co-host Kelly Ripa to discuss her #2 charting album 'Pink Friday,' and was summarily pawed by the...
  • Crooked I Breaks Silence On Funkmaster Flex
    Nearly two weeks later, King Tech and Crooked I debate if Flex's comments were just a case of free speech or disrespecting the late, great 2Pac. Despite an apology and attempts to clarify his two-week-old comments about “not sucking 2Pac’s dick,” Funkmaster Flex is still being questioned for the timing of his statements. Fellow deejay and radio personality King Tech, called...
  • Rick Ross On Young Jeezy Rift, "If We Gonna Play That Sport, Let's [Do It] Like Men"
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    In the December/January issue of The Source, Rozay took time to respond and clear the air on the Jeezy “BMF” beef.     Has the phone call between you and Young Jeezy take place yet?     Nah. That hasn’t happened. It’s nothing I’m looking forward to.     You guys have worked together before. It seemed the...
  • Drake 'Not Angry' About Being Cut From Kanye West's New Album
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    Drake has revealed that he is not angry with Kanye West for cutting him from his new album. Kanye West cut the rapper from his appearance on track 'All Of The Lights', taken from new album 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy'. ''Kanye's creative process is ever-changing. We make music differently. I make what comes to me and I hate changing it, whereas 'Ye will change something 30 or 40...
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