By Ismael AbduSalaam
A three year jail sentence has not slowed down the musical pursuits of Mobb Deep’s Prodigy, who next week will re-release an updated version of his third solo album, H.N.I.C. Pt.2.
Rechristened as H.N.I.C. Pt.2: The Ultimate Collectors Edition, the three disc album boasts eight new bonus songs featuring Havoc (“Dirty New Yorker”), Big Noyd (“It’s Nothing”), Cormega (“When I See You Remix”), Nyce, and Un Pacino (“Get… Continue
Added by iGRIND.BIZ on October 31, 2008 at 5:14pm —
By Chris Richburg
Singer/actress Jennifer Hudson is turning her personal tragedy into a positive.
People.com reports the vocalist's family announced the creation of the Hudson-King Foundation for Families of Slain Victims, a new organization for the families of murder victims, on Thursday (October 30).
According to the family, the well-being of those who have "lost relatives to a violent crime" was the chief… Continue
Added by iGRIND.BIZ on October 31, 2008 at 5:00pm —
By Ismael AbduSalaam
With just a few days until the November 4 presidential election, Barack Obama’s campaign has requested the help of Hip-Hop’s DJs and radio personalities around the country to urge young voters to make it out to the polls.
In a nationwide conference call held on Tuesday (October 28) afternoon, mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs and Democratic presidential strategist/CNN correspondent Donna Brazile eplained to DJs the importance they already… Continue
Added by iGRIND.BIZ on October 31, 2008 at 11:29am —
BMF Entertainment’s main rapper Bleu DaVinci was sentenced to five years and four months in federal prison, after being convicted for conspiracy to distribute cocaine.
The rapper was accused and convicted of distributing multiple kilos of cocaine starting around 2003 through a multi-city drug network controlled by Black Mafia Family’s founders, Demetrius “Big Meech” Flenory and his brother, Terry “Southwest T” Flenory.
Dres of the platinum-selling hip hop group Black Sheep has revitalized the 1991 hit The Choice is Yours, rewriting lyrics and donating his time and services to create an innovative pro- Obama voter initiative video. Partnered with Austin based creative teams at Voodoo Cowboy Entertainment and Super!Alright! Media in an all-volunteer effort, Dres re-recorded and shot the updated version of The Choice is Yours in Austin, Texas in just under two…
Added by iGRIND.BIZ on October 31, 2008 at 11:08am —