By Houston Williams
Rapper Bump J was sentenced to 10 years in prison Tuesday (Sept. 29) after admitting to guilt in a 2007 local bank robbery in August.
The artist, real name Terrence Boykin, received the minimum sentence for both charges, according to Chicago Hip-Hop blog Fake Shore Drive. The Chicago native will serve seven years for an illegal gun and 37 months for the… Continue
Added by iGRIND.BIZ on September 30, 2009 at 11:44am —
By Tai Saint Louis and Nolan Strong
After almost five years as part of the Warner Music Group, Sean 'Diddy' Combs has relocated his Bad Boy Records imprint to Interscope Geffen A&M, Combs told AllHipHop.com Tuesday afternoon (September 29).
The first release to come from the joint venture will be Diddy's experimental… Continue
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By Mike Winslow
Independent Hip-Hop crew Souls of Mischief will commemorate their upcoming Prince Paul-produced album Montezuma’s Revenge, with the Montezuma’s Revenge World Tour ‘09 featuring Prince Paul on select dates.
Group members A-Plus, Opio, Phesto and Tajai will play 19 dates in the United States and another 16 in Europe and Asia to support Montezuma’s Revenge,… Continue
Added by iGRIND.BIZ on September 30, 2009 at 11:35am —
Janet Jackson raises speculation that she has rekindled love with her ex-boyfriend Jermaine Dupri. Both of them were snapped attending amfAR's Inaugural Milan Fashion Week at La Permanente on Monday, September 28.
Though there has been no word on whether or not Janet and Jermaine came to the event together, they have been photographed sitting next to each other during the show. The ex-lovers, moreover, were also pictured enjoyably… Continue
Added by iGRIND.BIZ on September 30, 2009 at 11:33am —
According to karencivil.com, Grammy Award winning Wyclef Jean is all for Higher Education; he is enrolling in College.
“I am enrolling in Berklee College in Boston to get my bachelor’s degree in music! That’s how important education is to me. I plan to work with Rev. Al Sharpton because that’s how important stressing the importance of education to children is to me,” the… Continue
Added by iGRIND.BIZ on September 30, 2009 at 11:32am —
TMZ has learned the New York City Medical Examiner has determined the cause of death for Adam Goldstein -- DJ AM.
The M.E. says the cause of death is "acute intoxication" due to the combined effects of cocaine, oxycodone, hydrocodone (Vicodin), Ativan, Klonopin, Xanax, Benadryl and Levamisole (a drug used to cut cocaine with).
The manner of death is listed as "accident (substance… Continue
Added by iGRIND.BIZ on September 30, 2009 at 11:30am —