Mobb Deep rapper Prodigy has been name brand ambassador of footwear company SUPRA.
The rapper, who has supported the brand for years, will help promote and market SUPRA through advertising campaigns and other endeavors.
Crunchy Black, a former rapper with The Three Six Mafia, has been shot, according to reports.
The rapper has been hospitalized for this injuries, but details have not been made public.
Following his appearance on stage with the Maybach Music Group during the 2012 BET Awards on Sunday night (July 1), Miami native Gunplay has officially inked a solo record deal with Def Jam Records.
Ross, a longtime friend of Gunplay, announced the deal this afternoon when he tweeted, “Breaking News!!!! @GUNPLAYMMG just signed Big Solo LP Deal @MaybachMusicGroup @DefJamRecords Debut Album Coming!!!! Streets Been ready!!!”
Despite having no promotion, singles, or videos for his new independent album, 5 (Murder By Numbers), 50 Cent still has plans to release his project later today as promised, according to the multi-platinum selling rapper, although that’s not all that he has on deck for 2012.
After months of public distaste for his label home of Interscope Records, 50 tweeted early this morning, ”My official Interscope album is called STREET KING IMMORTAL due out in Nov.”
The company that creates the Beats By Dr. Dre headphone line has officially acquired streaming music service, MOG.
MOG, which is a streaming music service that offers over 16 million songs, will now be a part of the Beats Electronics stable of companies.
June came and went without Slaughterhouse dropping welcome to: Our House, their debut album on Eminem's Shady Records.
In a recent interview with DJ Whoo Kid on Shade 45, Em provided a hard date for his latest signees. "The album's coming out August 28. I'm actually finishing up one of the songs for it today, as we speak."
Wiz Khalifa and Curren$y have announced the title and release date for their upcoming collaborative mixtape.
Breaking the news on Twitter, the Taylor Gang leader revealed that the follow up to 2009's How Fly will be titled Live in Concert and will release on August 9th, exactly three years to the date since their previous offering.
Earlier today, Eminem called up DJ Whoo Kid on Shade 45 to talk about his new album, the “Something From Nothing: The Art Of Rap” documentary, Slaughterhouse, his upcoming tour in Asia, the Beastie Boys, his 4th of July plans and more.
N.O.R.E. previously revealed that his upcoming album would be titled S.U.P.E.R.T.H.U.G., but he's had a change of heart.
During an interview with XXLMag, he said that he planned on releasing the movie "Super Thug" in conjunction with the album, but the film company suggested that if the album didn't contain music from the movie, it shouldn't have the same title.
Much has been said about a collaborative project between Drake and Rick Ross.
Early reports indicated that the project might be called Y.O.L.O. and while that may no longer be the case, both emcees have said that there is still a possibility of a joint album.