The start of its inaugural season is less than two months away and the newly-formed Lady Arena Football League (LAFL) already has a celebrity supporter in rapper Snoop Dogg.
WENN reports that the West Coast rap veteran has become a part owner of the Los Angeles Rideretts by buying shares in the team. Tryouts for the Rideretts were held last Saturday (March 10) in Carson, California.
United States rap star Wale has been tapped to be featured in a groundbreaking production by the Royal Ballet in the United Kingdom.
Wale will be joined by pop singers like Boy George, The Kills, Johnathan Pierce of The Drums and Allison Mosshart, who will take part in the ballet “Carbon Life.”
After announcing the title of his fifth studio album, F.I.V.E. (Fear Is Victory’s Evolution), last week, Game has revealed some information about his upcoming mixtape, California Republic, which is set to drop before the end of the month.
The Compton rapper told Billboard that California Republic will “have some new and upcoming artists from out this way,” and that fans “can expect my mixtape to do what it always does, which is consist of a lot of good music and be a lot better than most artists’ albums.”
Billboardmagazine recently released its list of the top 40 highest earning acts of 2011 and rappers Lil Wayne and Kanye West make appearances on the list.
Billboard ranked the top 40 highest earning acts of 2011, based mostly on tour sales.
One person was killed after a concert featuring former Pretty Ricky member Pleasure P. in Wichita, Kansas.
Pleasure P. performed at Doc Howard’s Lounge on Friday (March 9) in the Old Town district.
Just when you thought Jay-Z’s sphere of influence couldn’t get any bigger, the Marcy Projects-bred rapper is again reaching new ground, as his lyrics were recently quoted in the halls of the United States Congress.
From his hit song, “99 Problems”, Republican Congressman from Florida, Alan B. Williams inserted lyrics into a debate about a bill concerning search and seizure.
Rapper Drake recently sold his Miami condos to Miami Heat point guard Mario Chalmers.
The two side-by-side apartments sold for $2.4 million, almost $100,000 less than the original asking price.
Rapper Lil Wayne has partnered with Mountain Dew to build a skate park in his hometown of New Orleans.
The new deal is part of a new partnership between Lil Wayne, Mountain Dew and Blueprint Group.
During a recent session of a U-Stream chat, Obie Trice was able to address several topics. The Detroit emcee announced that his new mixtape Watch the Chrome would be coming out soon. He also shared his top 5 favorite albums and discussed newer emcees.
"Watch the Chrome coming out Monday," he shared. "Shout out to everybody who supports Bottom's Up. The album's coming out April 3. I just saw the first draft of the video. The video is funny, it's good. I do me, do it like I do it. That's what it is, man."
Rap superstar Jay-Z will treat to fans a free concert this summer in the UK.
Jay-Z will headline Radio 1′s Hackney Weekend, which takes place in Hackney Marshes.