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Jay-Z & Beyonce Hosting Fundraiser For President Barack Obama

Jay-Z and Beyonce are hosting an online fundraiser for President Obama's re-election. It's no secret that both Jay-Z and Beyonce have voiced their support for President Barack Obama over the past four years. Now, the musical power couple is looking to provide support for the POTUS in his upcoming bid for re-election. According to Obama's re-election website, Beyonce and Hov will be hosting a…
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Lil Wayne Launches Line Of Beats Pro Headphones

Lil Wayne introduces his line of Beats By Dre headphones at a star-studded event.After his performance with 2 Chainz at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards, Lil Wayne hosted a launch party for his Beats Pro headphones at the Playhouse nightclub in Los Angeles.In attendance were, of course, Dr. Dre and Interscope head honcho Jimmy Iovine. The event was…
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Gucci Mane Ordered To Pay $60k To Woman Pushed From Hummer

Gucci Mane’s altercation with a woman in Atlanta in 2011 will cost him over six figures in punitive damages. A judge has ordered Gucci to pay almost $60,000 to a woman named Diana Graham, who was pushed out of the rapper’s moving Hummer in January of 2011, after she refused a proposition for sex. In October of…
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Chief Keef Laughs At Rapper’s Death, Tyga Launches Porn Site

Chief Keef laughs at the death of a fellow rapper, while Tyga launches a porn site. HipHopDX posted an editorial about Christianity and its connection to Hip Hop. This week, Chief Keef put himself in a whole lot of trouble, laughing at the death of a fellow rapper and striking up some beef with Lupe Fiasco, who in turn…
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Busta Rhymes Recalls Tupac Accidentally Dissing A Tribe Called Quest

Busta Rhymes says that Tupac inadvertently dissed A Tribe Called Quest at The Source Awards.While The Source Awards may have gained infamy for its role in the beef between Death Row and Bad Boy Records, an incident at the 1994 ceremonies nearly led to a feud between two different crews from opposite coasts. In a recent interview with This…
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Family & Former Ruthless Records Artists Gather For Eazy-E Birthday Memorial

B.G. Knocc Out, Kid Frost, Lil Eazy-E and the Gangsta Rap icon's mom honored the N.W.A. founder this weekend in California.In honor of what would have been Gangsta Rap pioneer Eazy-E's 48th birthday, a small gathering took place in Downey, California on Friday September 7. The late rapper and founder of N.W.A./Ruthless Records was honored…
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Drake Says Justin Timberlake & Sade Are His Most-Wanted Collaborators

Drake lets it be know that Justin Timberlake and Sade are at the top of his wish list. Drake has worked with some of music's brightest stars, from Kanye West and Jay-Z to Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj. Still, Drizzy has unfulfilled collaborative desires. At the MTV Video Music Awards, where Drake took home a "Best Hip-Hop Video" Moonman for…
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Big Sean Explains Getting Jay-Z & Kanye West For “Clique” Single

Big Sean recounts how Kanye West and Jay-Z came to be on a track with him.As "Clique," which features Jay-Z, Kanye West, and Big Sean, makes its rounds online, Big Sean remains amazed that he and the Throne ended up on a track together.In an interview with MTV News, Sean spoke on the track, which is the latest single from…
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Capone Arrested For Failing To Pay Child Support

Capone was arrested for failing to pay over $160,000 in child support dating back to 2004. Capone was arrested yesterday on charges of child-support evasion after failing to fork over $160,000 dating back to 2004. According to NY Post, the rapper, best known as N.O.R.E.'s partner-in-rhyme in C-N-N, was released on a $10,000 personal-recognizance bond, and must pay…
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Beanie Sigel’s Hearing On Gun & Drug Charges Gets Continued

Beanie Sigel appears in court over drug and gun charges.Beanie Sigel appeared in Folcroft District Court yesterday, facing gun and drug charges following an arrest last month on Interstate 95 in Tinicum, Pennsylvania.Prosecutors requested a continuance in the proceedings against him so that lab results on the alleged drugs found on him would be ready. Bail was originally set…
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50 Cent, Diddy, Fat Joe, Lauryn Hill & Others Attend Chris Lighty’s Funeral

Chris Lighty's impact in Hip Hop was on display by the attendees to his memorial service. Tragedy brought rivals and estranged partners under the same roof on Wednesday (September 5) afternoon, as droves of Hip Hop artists and industry figures attended Chris Lighty's funeral. As previously reported, Chris Lighty was found dead last week, reportedly as the result of a self-inflicted gunshot…
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