Ja Rule, who is currently serving a 20-month sentence in prison for weapons possession, is launching a “remix” contest for his new single “Parachute” today (January 27) on Facebook.
The contest’s winner will be featured on the digital release of Ja’s upcoming album, Pain Is Love 2, which is currently set for release on February 28.
Snoop Dogg has rarely been one to hold his tongue when addressing issues. And the topic of Kim Kardashian is no exception, as the West Coast rap veteran dispensed his own advice to the reality star’s soon-to-be ex-husband, Kris Humphries, in a new web video.
Appearing onscreen in a segment called “Nemo’s Advice,” Snoop Dogg recalled Kardashian’s past relationships with NFL star Reggie Bush and R&B vocalist Ray J, as he argued in favor of Humphries who he believes should have avoided marrying Kardashian.
Legendary jazz musician Miles Davis will be on the receiving end of a new honor, with the U.S. Postal Service recognizing him with his own stamp.
As part of a joint issue with the U.S. and the French postal service, La Poste, stamps honoring Davis and French singer Edith Piaf will be issued in 2012. Davis’ latest achievement comes more than 20 years after his death on September 28, 1991, in Santa Monica, Ca.
BMI is bringing the best of the best together for the their annual pre-Grammy weekend event, “How I Wrote That Song.”
The panel discussion is set to take place on February 11th and will give winners and nominees an opportunity to discuss songwriting and writing hit songs.
Rapper Flo Rida and retired NBA star Shaquille O’Neal are headliners of Cartoon Network’s Second Annual Hall of Game Awards.
Shaquille O’Neal will host the event, while Flo Rida will perform his latest hit single “Good Feeling” during the awards, which allows viewers to vote and honor their favorite sports stars and sports moments of the year.
The Slaughterhouse regime, which includes rappers Joe Budden, Joell Ortiz, Crooked I, and Royce Da 5’9″, have officially released the title for the group’s sophomore album, their first on Shady Records.
Slaughterhouse’s welcome to: Our House will hit store shelves on May 15, with a national tour to precede the album’s release.
Hip-Hop star DMX was rushed to the hospital with food poisoning last night (January 25).
TMZ reports that the rapper boarding a plane from Miami, en route to Charlotte, North Carolina, last night and became violently ill.
Less than a week after announcing an upcoming collaboration LP with Freddie Gibbs, producer Ski Beatz has revealed the artwork and tracklist for his new album, 24 Hour Karate School: Twilight.
The new entry in Ski’s 24 Hour Karate School series boasts 11 tracks featuring the likes of Ski’s frequent collaborators like Curren$y, Stalley, Mikey Rocks, Trademark Da Skydiver, Smoke DZA, Tabi Bonney, Murs, Mac Miller, Nicole Wray, and more!
Toronto native Drake will perform at this year’s 2012 NHL All-Star Game, slated for Ottawa, Ontario, on this Sunday, January 29, according to an announcement made today (January 25). Joining Drake will be New York’s Outasight, as well as singer Javier Colon, who recently was crowned champion on NBC’s first season of The Voice.
The third studio album from Detroit rapper and former Shady Records artist, Obie Trice, has officially gotten a tracklist.
Bottoms Up will be released through Obie’s’ own independent music label, Black Market Entertainment.