French Montana was the target of a drive-by shooting last night following a performance at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's Theater of the Living Arts.
According to NBC 10 Philadelphia, the Coke Boys leader was engaging with fans outside of his tour bus outside of the Holiday Inn on Penn's Landing when someone driving by open fired.
For quite some time, talk of a collaborative album between rappers J. Cole and Kendrick Lamar has run rampant, but as of late there hasn’t been much chatter about a possible project from the duo. While appearing on Hartford, Connecticut’s HOT 93.7 earlier today (February 28th), J. Cole assured fans that the album with Kendrick is in fact “still happening.”
The Carolina rapper also spoke on his relationship with Kendrick and revealed that working with the TDE emcee is a lot like working with a cousin.
Atlanta rapper Lil Jon is partnering with Zumba Fitness to create a new nightclub tour titled “Zumba Nightclub Series.”
According to reps for Zumba Fitness, the outing will combine the party atmosphere of the Zumba dance class, with Lil Jon’s turntable antics, to hype up the experience.
While he waits for his album to drop, Pusha T says he's unafraid. His upcoming album, My Name is My Name, is on the way but Pusha is making it clear that he's ready for more feuds with emcees to battle on wax. In a recent interview with DJ Whoo Kid, Pusha explained that he's "ready for anything and anybody" and assured fans that he won't "shy away from anything," including Drake.
Maybach Music Group member Gunplay is no longer facing jail time for an alleged violent encounter with his accountant last April.
The armed robbery and aggravated assault charges against Gunplay have been dismissed by a Miami-Dade judge because the prosecution is unable to locate the victim in the case.
Marion “Suge” Knight is a wanted man by authorities, after blowing off a court date earlier this week.
TMZ reports that the rap mogul is being sought by California authorities in two different cases, one from 2011 and one from 2012.
MC Hammer was arrested for obstruction yesterday, but claims that it was actually a case of racial profiling.
According to TMZ, the "U Can't Touch This" rapper says he was arrested for obstructing an officer in the performance of their duties and resisting and officer. He claimed that the officer pulled out his gun and asked, "Are you on parole or probation?" He was booked and released from Santa Rita Jail in Dublin, California.
In the early hours yesterday morning (February 21), aspiring Oakland, California rapper Kenny Clutch (born Kenneth Cherry, Jr.) was shot and killed while driving down Las Vegas Boulevard in the Nevada city.
After his recent on stage rant against the NBA and Miami Heat players, Lil Wayne appears to have had a change of heart (kind of). The Young Money leader called into Miami radio station 99 Jamz and confessed that he was sober during his rant, yet he had “too much to think” that night.
But the rapper doesn’t apologize for being who he is.
Queens raised rapper Ja Rule, born Jeffrey Atkins, is on the verge of being released from prison, after serving time for the illegal possession of a firearm in Manhattan, New York in 2010.
According to the Associated Press, while his sentence for the firearm was shortened for good behavior, Ja Rule will go straight into federal custody to finish his sentence for tax evasion.