For the fans, it was likely epic, exciting, and spooky all rolled up in one. On Sunday night (April 15), at the Coachella music festival, Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg made history by bringing out a performing hologram of the late rapper, Tupac Shakur.
Miami rapper Flo Rida is in trouble down under, over a canceled performance at the Fat As Butter festival in October of 2011.
The rapper made headlines around the world, when his appearance at the Fat As Butter festival was canceled.
Lil Boosie’s mother Connie is calling upon fans around the world to host local prayer vigils for her incarcerated song, who will begin trial for murder on April 30.
Lil Boosie, born Torrence Hatch, is slated to go on trial for the murder of an East Baton Rouge man named Troy Davis.
DJ Khaled is slated to join Cool & Dre as co-executive producers on Game’s upcoming fifth album F.I.V.E.
Breaking the news on Twitter, the production team confirmed that Khaled will have a hand in the project. “Just got off the jack with @thegame and I’m proud to announce @djkhaled will be joining forces with us on FIVE! Oh it’s a problem now!” they wrote.
In an unexpected turn of events, Nicki Minaj has deleted her Twitter account that has over 11 million followers.
Making the move after a fan site leaked her music, Minaj took to Twitter to discuss her displeasure with the fan site in what are likely her last Tweets.
Daz and Kurupt of The Dogg Pound are teaming up with Los Angeles’ DJ Nik Bean to release a new series of mixtapes called D.P.G.C.’ology. The collective have decided to drop the first project on April 20 (4/20) at exactly 4:20 pm EST.
“This is what me and Daz live for – music – forever and a day,” said Kurupt about the new series. “I’m excited to be a part of this new mixtape series. I’ve always had a great rapport with Daz and Kurupt and I look forward to many more successful projects,” added DJ Nik Bean.
A man by the name of Quamine Taylor was arrested on April 1 at Sean “Diddy” Combs’ home in the Hamptons, after breaking into the mansion to enjoy the luxuries of Diddy’s lifestyle.
According to the New York Post Taylor accessed Diddy’s home by sneaking through an unlocked basement door and secretly enjoyed the mansion for nearly 24 hours.
President Barack Obama recently shared his opinion on his taste in Hip-Hop music and had some unflattering words for Kanye West.
President Obama was attending a fundraiser at Daniel, an upscale gourmet restaurant on Park Ave. in Manhattan, when a reporter for The Atlantic quizzed him on his Hip-Hop tastes.
Despite having two new albums already in the cards for 2012, Lil Wayne recently revealed to Amanda Diva of MTV’s new show “Hip-Hop POV” that he had recorded a full album of “love songs” while he served time for a prison sentence in 2010 at Rikers Island. ”I was recording an album at the same time called ‘Devol,’ spelled D-E-V-O-L, ’cause that’s ‘love’ spelled backwards.
South Side Chicago rapper, actor and philanthropist, Common, has a big weekend planned. The rapper will throw the first pitch at the Chicago White Sox home opener at U.S. Cellular Field on Friday.
But the highlight of the rapper’s weekend will be later that evening, when Common hosts his yearly charity gala at the Ritz Carlton, in Chicago.