Last night the Academy Awards were held in Los Angeles, California as Oscars were given to actors, producers, directors, and others involved in the creation of the Academy’s chosen films of the year.
Taking home best documentary was the film “Undefeated,” executive produced by Diddy, about a high school football team from Memphis, Tennesee that undergoes the struggles of life in a rough Memphis area.
Last night, Jim Jones was involved in a fight that turned into a melee, resulting in his arrest and reportedly required the use of mace.
According to TMZ, Jones was walking through the party hosted by Diddy at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods, when an intoxicated patron began arguing with Jim Jones.
After releasing the Chris Brown-directed video for “Slight Work” featuring Big Sean, Wale is inviting dance crews everywhere to participate in the “Slight Work” video dance contest.
Fans can wish Ja Rule a “Happy Birthday” in a special way this year – by contributing to a gift made especially for the incarcerated rapper.
A leap-year baby, Ja Rule will celebrate his birthday on Wednesday, February 29, a day after the release of his album, Pain Is Love 2. Fans can participate in a contest/birthday giveaway for Ja Rule by submitting a photo of them buying the new album as a birthday gift. The photos from fans will be compiled into a book and sent to Ja Rule in prison.
Former Hot Boys member Juvenile is facing arrest, for not paying child support.
TMZ reports that an arrest warrant has been issued for Juvenile, because he owes more than $160,000 in unpaid child support.
Despite a blossoming roster at Cash Money Records, the Universal Republic backed label is again adding artists to its repertoire.
The newest edition to Baby and Slim’s lineup is Jacksonville, Florida bred rock group Limp Bizkit, headed by Fred Durst.
With less than three weeks until the 2012 South By Southwest (SXSW) conference and festival kicks off in Austin, Texas, the artists and groups involved continue to grow.
Rapper Flo Rida is expanding his record label, International Music Group, with the addition of Canadian pop singer Tyler Medeiros.
Flo Rida inked Tyler Medeiros, 16, to his IMG label, through a joint venture with Canadian-based label CP Records, which is co-owned by rapper Belly.
Compton, California rap star Game was forced to cancel a date on his Australian tour today (February 22), after coming down with a mystery illness.
Game was supposed to perform in Cairns, Australia tonight at the Velvet Underground, as part of a stop on his “Game Red Tour 2012.”
Rebel Rock/Grand Hustle/Atlantic recording artist, B.o.B has released his new single, “So Good,” today via iTunes.
The song is already at #5 on the iTunes charts, less than 24 hours after being released.