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Lil Scrappy Released From Prison After Violating Probation

UPDATE: Lil Scrappy will now have to report to a probation officer. Lil Scrappy has been arrested for violating his probation. TMZ reports that the Atlanta, Georgia rapper was arrested in his hometown on Monday (October 1). Scrappy was on probation for a 2008 marijuana conviction, and was sentenced to five years probation. He was ordered to abstain from the use…
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Whodini To Be Inducted Into Long Island Music Hall Of Fame

The legendary trio behind "Five Minutes Of Funk" and "Friends" are the latest Hip Hop pioneers heading for the Long Island Music Hall Of Fame. U.T.F.O.'s Doc Ice will help bring them in. On October 18th, legendary Hip Hop group Whodini will be inducted into the Long Island Music Hall Of Fame. This ceremony will place…
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Waka Flocka Flame Claims He’s Banned From Virginia State

Waka Flocka Flame claims that he had to cancel a show because he was banned from Virginia. Waka Flocka Flame is currently on his "Friends, Fans & Family" tour, but he might not make it to Virginia. Last night, Flockavelli took to Twitter to announce that his Virginia shows had been canceled on account of his being…
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T.I. Says BET Hip-Hop Awards Fights Were Caused By “Pride And Ego”

T.I. weighs in on the fights that took place at this year's BET Hip-Hop Awards. During this past weekend's 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards taping, Rick Ross beefed with Young Jeezy and Gunplay tussled with G-Unit. While he wasn't involved in either brawl, T.I. spoke to Los Angeles, California's "KTLA Morning News" to discuss the incidents, stating that while he was not aware of…
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Legal Battle Breaks Out Over Ludacris’ Label Name Disturbing Tha Peace

A legal battle has ensued between Ludacris and a Dallas coupple named Demitri Brown and Donna Evans-Brown who claim the rapper is infringing on their trademark for the phrase “Disturb The Peace.” Demetri Brown and Donna Evans-Brown filed the lawsuit against Ludacris, his mother Roberta Shields and Disturbing Tha Peace Entertainment, on October 1, in the…
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Jim Jones Off The Hook In Casino Police Brawl

UPDATE: Jim Jones was initially arrested at a Connecticut casino for engaging in a scuffle. Last night, Jim Jones was maced and arrested after engaging in a brawl in a Connecticut casino. According to TMZ, The Capo was leaving a Diddy-hosted party at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods when an unnamed man approached and began to antagonize him. Jones…
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Fat Joe Speaks On Ending Beef With 50 Cent

Fat Joe and 50 Cent squashed their beef at the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards. 50 Cent and Fat Joe infamously beefed for years, but they publicly buried the hatchet during a tribute to Chris Lighty at the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards. Speaking with Hot 107.9’s Q Deezy, the Terror Squad leader explained that Lighty had tried to mend fences between…
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Nas Gets Political, Encourages Youth To Vote

Queensbridge rapper Nas is making sure young people understand the importance of voting in a new Public Service Announcement that was released today (October 2). Nas has teamed with Ourtime.org, a national nonprofit organization based in Washington D.C., dedicated to empowering America’s youth. “The future of this country is in the hands of the young people,” Nas said.…
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Lil Scrappy Arrested For Probation Violation

Lil Scrappy is taken into custody in Atlanta. Lil Scrappy has been arrested for violating his probation. TMZ reports that the Atlanta, Georgia rapper was arrested in his hometown on Monday (October 1). Scrappy was on probation for a 2008 marijuana conviction, and was sentenced to five years probation. He was ordered to abstain from the use or possession or any…
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Bow Wow Announced As New Host Of BET’s “106 And Park”

Bow Wow will now take over a quarter of the hosting duties for BET's "106 & Park" TV program. This past May, news broke that hosts Terrence J andRocsi were planning to leave BET's "106 & Park" after nearly a decade of hosting duties. Now, HipHopWired has broken the news that YMCMB rapper Bow Wow will help take over hosting duties for the music video…
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Gunplay Clarifies Rumors Surrounding 50 Cent & G-Unit Brawl

Gunplay and 50 Cent went head-to-head at the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards. At this past weekend's BET Hip-Hop Awards, Gunplayand 50 Cent engaged in a scuffle, leading the Maybach Music Group rapper getting pepper sprayed and taken away in handcuffs. Speaking with Power 105's The Breakfast Club, he called to clarify rumors surrounding the brawl, stating that it was Fif…
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