Game may be getting respect from his fans for releasing his 29-track double mixtape Purp & Patron, but the Compton, California rapper has at least one detractor.
Former G-Unit group member Tony Yayo had some harsh words for Game's Purp & Patron mixtape, which was released last Wednesday (January 24th).
Miami, Florida rapper Trina will be honored in Kingston, Jamaica during the 7th Annual Excellence in Music and Entertainment (EME) this coming March. EME Awards Founder and Chairman Richard "Richie B" Burgess said Trina will be the 2011 "International Friend of Reggae Honoree" honored for her collaborations with various Jamaican acts like Queen Lady Saw, Sean Kingston, Barbee and others.
The RZA of The Wu Tang Clan had hit rapper Game with a cease and desist over a song with the looming threat of a lawsuit.
The conflict arose after The Rza produced a song, "Heartbreaker" for Game's anticipated R.E.D. Album, but when the sample was un-clearable, it was used for the recently released "Purp & Patron" double mixtape. That apparently raised the ire of The RZA.
A Branson, Missouri concert promoter is accusing members of Nelly's entourage of kidnapping one of his bodyguards and threatening him.
According to Paul Dunn, the rapper's road manager, Abby Cole, confronted him and demanded an extra $35,000 at the end of an August 2010 Nelly show.
“He had a figure wrote down and demanded when the concert was over I give him that money -- cash money,” said Dunn, according to yoraps.com.
50 Cent and R&B singer Ciara confronted one another via Twitter earlier today, after the pair sent a series of subliminal tweets to each other last week.
The shenanigans started on Wednesday (January 26th), when 50 Cent tweeted a picture of himself with Hugh Hefner, at The Playboy Mansion.
Lil Wayne is re-teaming with UK singer Jay Sean on a new single following the success of their smash hit "Down," which has sold over six million copies worldwide.
The two label mates have teamed up for Jay Sean's new single "Hit The Lights," which is slated to be released online on February 8th
Chart-topping artist Bruno Mars will be sentenced to probation and attend drug counseling as part of a guilty plea, stemming from an arrest in Las Vegas for possession of cocaine.
The 25-year-old singer, born Peter Hernandez, was arrested in September of 2010, when a bathroom attendant at the Las Vegas Hard Rock Hotel saw him in a stall with a bag of white powder.
Long Beach, California rapper Snoop Dogg will head to Australia to headline the 2011 Supafest, which will take place in four different cities.
Snoop, along with rapper Nelly, Bow Wow and Taio Cruz, are the first acts announced for Supafest, which will hit Sydney on April 9th, Perth on April 10th, Brisbane on April 16th and Melbourne on April 17th.
Kid Cudi returned to the Internet last night, after months of silence since deleting his original Twitter account in September of 2009.
Not only did the Cleveland, Ohio rapper return with a brand new Twitter account (@wizardcud), but he also shed light on his upcoming projects, which include a new Rock album, mixtape tape and video.
Nicki Minaj will be the latest artist to attempt to cash in on Apple's iPhone craze, with the launch of her own branded App tomorrow via iTunes.
While there are currently two Nicki Minaj related Apps in the iTunes store being sold, neither of them appear to be endorsed by the Young Money rapper, who revealed that her official App would go on sale tomorrow (January 27th).