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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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Beanie Sigel Discusses Issues With Def Jam & Regrets About Jay-Z

Beanie Sigel reflects on issues at his former label, as well as with Jay-Z. Though Beanie Sigel just released his sixth studio album,This Time, it doesn't mean he never thinks of his older projects. In an interview with Complex, the former Roc-A-Fella emcee recalls dropping his acclaimed album The B. Coming, and how Def Jam didn't work the project…
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Houston, Texas To Celebrate Bun B Day with Food Drive On August 30th

 Port Arthur bred and renowned Houston, Texas rapper/professor Bun B is celebrating the anniversary of “Bun B Day” in Houston this weekend. Heralded by Mayor Annise Parker for his commitment to community service, Bun B will be celebrating the honor bestowed upon him, with a special food drive for the Houston Food Bank on Thursday (August…
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