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T.I. Joins The Cast Of Starz TV Show “Boss”

T.I. joins Kelsey Grammer in the cast for the political drama. T.I. is expanding his acting resume with the announcement of his joining Starz's political drama Boss. According to VIBE.com, Tip will join the cast for the show's second season. Based on the first season, star Kelsey Grammer garnered a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Television…
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Kanye West Ponders the Words “N***a” and “B***h”

 After announcing the official tracklist for his G.O.O.D. Music compilation just yesterday, Kanye West took to Twitter to ponder the vocabulary used in Hip-Hop as well as his recent song inspired by Kim Kardashian called “Perfect B*tch.”West has also used the word ‘b*tch’ before on the Watch The Throne album for the song, “That’s My B*tch.”Contemplating vocabulary…
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Tiny Lister aka “Deebo” Faces Five Years In Jail Over Mortgage Fraud

Popular actor Tommy “Tiny” Lister a.k.a. “Deebo” from the “Friday” series of movies, pleaded guilty to mortgage fraud yesterday (August 31). Lister is accused of defrauding lenders out of $3.8 million, by using fake information and bank statements to obtain mortgages on four different properties in Los Angeles. After the mortgages were obtained on the houses, Lister…
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Freeway Addresses Beanie Sigel’s Arrest And Prison Time

Freeway opines on his former Roc-A-Fella label mates' legal issues. Much has been made of Beanie Sigel's latest string of legal issues. Sig was sentenced to a two-year bid for tax fraud, an issue that was compounded when he wasarrested on Wednesday (August 29) with drugs and a gun. The arrest led to Sigel beginning serving time immediately, before the…
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50 Cent Discusses SMS Audio Headphones, Charity & “Street King Immortal”

50 Cent speaks on one of his latest entrepreneurial pursuits, as well as his upcoming album. 50 Cent's entrepreneurial spirit never rests. The Queens emcee found himself in Berlin, Germany recently to discuss his latest product, SMS Audio headphones. 50 explained his involvement in the company as an owner rather than licensing out his image, and provided a…
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Run-DMC Reunites At Budweiser “Made In America” Festival in Philadelphia

Legendary Hip-Hop group Run-DMC performed their first show together in over 10 years today (September 2) in Philadelphia. A variety of acts hit the stage today in Philadelphia during final day of the Budweiser “Made In America” Festival. Tens of thousands of people crowded onto the Ben Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, where acts like Santigold, Eve, and…
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50 Cent Sues Sleek Audio For $285,000 Unpaid Loan

50 Cent goes after his former business partner for his wireless headphones, "Sleek by 50." 50 Cent has sued Sleek Audio LLC over an unpaid $285,000 promissory note that he lent to the company in 2010, according to The Miami Herald. Fif initially partnered with Sleek for his “Sleek by 50” wireless headphones and terminated his partnership with the company…
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Chris Lighty, Founder Of Violator Found Dead

UPDATE: Police reports confirm that Chris Lighty took his own life amidst a difficult year for the veteran music executive. Longtime Hip Hop executive Chris Lighty has died. News broke today (August 30) first on Twitter and thenconfirmed on VIBE.com that the Bronx, New York native and founder of Violator Entertainment died from an alleged suicide. Details…
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Max B’s Murder Conviction Upheld, Facing Release From Jail in 2042

Bad news for Max Biggavelli. An appeals court has upheld the murder conviction and 75-year sentence given to Max B for his role in a 2006 robbery at a Fort Lee hotel which turned deadly. Max B, real name Charly Wingate, had argued that the Bergen County Superior Court judge who tried his case had erred by not granting a…
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