Added by Digital Dimes on January 27, 2010 at 4:47pm —
(AllHipHop News) Pimpin’ Ken has taken less than 48 hours to respond to a viral diss from rival and American Pimp co-star Payroll the Pimp (Lorence Hammond).
In the previous clip, Payroll derided Ken’s merits in the street and music industry, and continued taunting famous rapper Ice-T for his marriage to model Coco.
According to Payroll, he boasted that he had $10,000 which would be used to steal… Continue
Added by iGRIND.BIZ on January 27, 2010 at 4:14pm —
(AllHipHop News) Lawyers for controversial reggae star Buju Banton claim that the government set the Jamaican artist up, by using a paid informant.
According to court documents filed on Tuesday (January 26), Banton’s high powered defense attorneys David Markus Marc and David Seitles claimed that the government entrapped the singer, because the informant pressured Buju to purchase the cocaine.
Added by iGRIND.BIZ on January 27, 2010 at 4:12pm —
(AllHipHop News) Philadelphia rapper Cassidy has revealed plans to release his first album since 2007’s release B.A.R.S. (The Barry Adrian Reese Story).
The new album is titled C.A.S.H., which stands for “Cass Always Stays Hard” or “Cass Always a Straight Hustler.”
Cassidy told MTV.com’s Mixtape Daily that the first single will feature a big name artist, but before that single drops, he will release… Continue
Added by iGRIND.BIZ on January 27, 2010 at 4:06pm —
(AllHipHop News) Former Aftermath artist Bishop Lamont has revealed plans for his upcoming label Diocese Records, in addition to his future plans.
Bishop Lamont’s frustration with the constant delays of his own album, while he was signed to Dr. Dre’s Aftermath Records.
Additionally, he grew tired of seeing other West Coast artists like Jay Rock, Glasses Malone and Nipsey Hussle languish on the… Continue
Added by iGRIND.BIZ on January 27, 2010 at 4:05pm —
(AllHipHop News) A copyright lawsuit against The Black Eyed Peas was filed in a Chicago court yesterday (January 26) by a group of Chicago songwriters, who claim the chart topping group stole the song “Boom Boom Pow.”
The lawsuit was filed yesterday (January 26) in United States District Court of Chicago by plaintiffs Ebony Latrice “Phoenix Phenom” Batts and Manfred Mohr.
The pair claim the Black… Continue
Added by iGRIND.BIZ on January 27, 2010 at 4:01pm —
(AllHipHop News) Underground rapper Blitz the Ambassador will be among a trio of artists taking their notoriety to the next level, as part of the Beyond Race Magazine’s (BRM) Emerging Artist Showcase.
The event, which takes place Thursday (Jan. 28) at Blvd. in New York City, is the first in a monthly concert series presented by BRM, an internationally distributed publication that covers cutting edge music and entertainment… Continue
Added by iGRIND.BIZ on January 27, 2010 at 3:59pm —
(AllHipHop News) Rapper Crooked I will wear two hats as a rapper and now a CEO, with the launch of Nothing But Music Entertainment Group, a joint venture with Kim “Coniyac” P (Doggy’s Angles) and business manager Shawndel “Jazzy D.” Rosa.
The music production/artist development entertainment company will specialize in image consultation, marketing, management and digital video/film/music/DVD… Continue
Added by iGRIND.BIZ on January 27, 2010 at 3:57pm —
(AllHipHop News) Maureen “Ma Dukes” Yancey, mother of the late J Dilla (James Yancey), has verified the re-establishment of the non-profit J Dilla Foundation, new legal management for her son’s estate, and several album projects for 2010.
The organization had become defunct due to legal entanglement over the state laws for Dilla’s estate, and friction between the Yancey family and previous estate executor Arty… Continue
Added by iGRIND.BIZ on January 27, 2010 at 3:53pm —
(AllHipHop News) Young Stack, younger brother of slain rapper Stack Bundles has revealed that he will be dropping a mixtape and launching a career as a Hip-Hop artist.
During an interview from Stuck Bundles’ gravesite, Yung Stack revealed he will drop an official mixtape this February, with the help of his group, Riot Gang.
According to Yung Stack, he started his rap career two years ago, right… Continue
Added by iGRIND.BIZ on January 27, 2010 at 3:51pm —
(AllHipHop News) North Carolina rap duo Little Brother have announced a release date for their fourth and final album, Leftback.
According to group members Phonte and Rapper Big Pooh, the release will be a traditional full-length album, as opposed to their original plan to make it an EP, to satisfy their longtime fans.
"I didn't want our last record to be a bunch of second-rate material," Phonte told… Continue
Added by iGRIND.BIZ on January 27, 2010 at 3:49pm —
(AllHipHop News) Rapper Jacki-O and author/poet/activist Tray Chaney have been selected as Ambassadors for Community Options Inc., a national non-profit that assists people with disabilities.
The pair will be featured in Community Options’ national advertising and promotional campaign to raise awareness about the non-profit’s services, which include developing community-based homes and providing employment support for the… Continue
Added by iGRIND.BIZ on January 27, 2010 at 3:48pm —
(AllHipHop News) Rapper T.I. could be back in front of a judge, but instead of criminal charges, the rapper is being sued for copyright infringement by an upcoming rapper.
At issue is T.I.’s Grammy Award winning song “What You Know,” which Nathan Filby aka Motoe Blizzid, claims T.I. stole.
Filby, who is being represented by One LLP, claims the 2006 track sampled portions of a 2004 song he made titled… Continue
Added by iGRIND.BIZ on January 27, 2010 at 3:46pm —
(AllHipHop News) Fresh off the New Orleans Saints securing their first Superbowl berth, entrepreneur P.Miller will helm a Superbowl benefit concert to assist in rebuilding Haiti's schools.
A New Orleans native, Miller witnessed the destruction of Hurricane Katrina firsthand, and has made it a goal to prevent Haitian children from losing their education needs during the rebuilding process.
“Seeing the… Continue
Added by iGRIND.BIZ on January 27, 2010 at 3:45pm —
(AllHipHop News) Rapper Kurupt has revealed that he is planning to reunite rap super group The 4Hrsmn, which features Killah Priest, Canibus and Ras Kass.
The group of revered lyricists have collaborated on each others albums throughout the years, but a full-length album featuring each member has never been released.
A number of outtakes were released in 2001 on a leaked album titled The Horseman… Continue
Added by iGRIND.BIZ on January 27, 2010 at 3:41pm —
(AllHipHop News) Minneapolis based Rhymesayers Entertainment will use the top artists on their label to help raise money and relief for Haiti, just as officials call off search and rescue missions in the country.
Slug of Atmosphere, Brother Ali, Freeway, Sage Francis, Jake One and other acts on the label will take the stage at Minneapolis’ First Avenue club to raise money to donate to Wyclef’s Yele Haiti, Oxfam America and… Continue
Added by iGRIND.BIZ on January 27, 2010 at 3:40pm —
(AllHipHop News) The Black Eyed Peas were disappointed at France’s NRJ Awards in Cannes, this weekend, after being announced as Best International Group.
The award was announced by choreographer Kamel Quali, who mistakenly declared the group winners, until minutes later, when he returned and admitted the error.
German band Tokio Hotel was then given the award for Best International Group, leaving… Continue
Added by iGRIND.BIZ on January 27, 2010 at 3:36pm —
(AllHipHop News) The Vice President for PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals” has labeled Kanye West an idiot, after the chart-topping rapper and his girlfriend were seen wearing fur coats during Paris’ Men’s Fashion Week.
The photographs of West and his girlfriend Amber Rose have ruffled the feathers of the higher up’s at PETA.
The pair wore matching full-length lynx coats during a show… Continue
Added by iGRIND.BIZ on January 27, 2010 at 3:35pm —
(AllHipHop News) The worlds of Hip-Hop and basketball will once again intersect during this year’s NBA All-Star weekend, as Young Money rap star Drake and the Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James host the All Star Celebrity Experience.
The event will take place February 12 at the AMPM Lounge in Dallas and various entertainment areas in the city’s Mosaic building.
Located at 300 N Akard Street in… Continue
Added by iGRIND.BIZ on January 27, 2010 at 3:32pm —
Earlier this week, Lil Wayne said he was rooting for the Minnesota Vikings over his hometown team, the New Orleans Saints, because of his die hard devotion to quarterback Brett Favre.
Another New Orleans native by the name of Master P (pka P. Miller) said this week that he's in the Saints corner, and has always supported the home team since his days as a child.
"As a young child growing up in New Orleans, I always wanted to… Continue
Added by iGRIND.BIZ on January 27, 2010 at 3:28pm —