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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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Chris Lighty’s Family Seeks Second Opinion On Death

 Chris Lighty’s family is seeking a second opinion about the cause of death of the Hip-Hop mogul, who was laid to rest yesterday (September 5), in New York. Stars like Russell Simmons, Sean “Diddy” Combs, LL Cool J, Missy Elliot and numerous others attended the funeral for Lighty, who ran Violator Management, and later, Primary Wave…
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Jimmy Henchman Statement On Chris Lighty’s Death

Incarcerated Hip-Hop mogul James “Jimmy Henchman” Rosemond has issued a statement on the death of Chris Lighty. Chris Lighty and his company violator management handled 50 Cent’s career through a, deadly feud with Rosemond’s Czar Entertainment. In fact, Rosemond is currently awaiting a trial for his role in the murder of one of 50 Cent’s associates. Despite the two…
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Capone of CNN Arrested On Child Support Evasion Charges

Capone, half of the duo Capone-N-Noreaga, was arrested in his New Jersey home yesterday on a child-support evasion charge for failing to pay thousands in child support. The rapper presently owes over $160,000 to the mother of his 12-year-old daughter and is supposed to pay $1,500 per month until she is 21. He has not paid since…
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Jay-Z Praises Odd Future, Weighs In On President Obama

Jay-Z explains why he respects Odd Future and gives his take on President Obama's first term. This past weekend, Jay-Z hosted his hand-selected"Made In America" music festival with Budweiser in Philadelphia, PA. Now, in a recent interview with the New York Times, Hova explained what drove him to enlist Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All for the massive concert series. Jay explained…
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MC Lyte’s Foundation Offering $100k Hip-Hop Scholarship To One Student

 Rap star MC Lyte and her charity Hip Hop Sisters Foundation recently announced a new $100,000 Hip-Hop scholarship that will be offered to one student to attend the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The advisory board of Hip Hop Sisters, which includes Russell Simmons, President Lynn Richardson, Melanie Fiona, Salt, will be on hand to announce the “First…
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DMX To Donate Portion Of “Undisputed” To 9/11 Families

 After several delays, DMX has announced the official release date for his new albumUndisputed. The rapper will drop his seventh studio album on September 11. “This is more than just another album. Undisputed, will prove to the Hip-Hop world that DMX is still the champ,” Domenick Nati of Nati Celebrity Services told AllHipHop.com. Nati, who manages DMX, revealed that…
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Drake Supports Tyra Banks’ TZONE Camp For Girls With Performance In New York

 Toronto rapper Drake will hit New York to support Tyra Banks’ TZONE, a new effort being launched in conjunction with the supermodel and the Lower Eastside Girls Club on Avenue D in Manhattan. Tyra will preside over the The Flawsome Ball, which will be headlined by Drake. Tyra uses the word “Flawsome” (a mixture of flawed and awesome)…
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