Hip-Hop Mogul and Southside Jamaica, Queens bred rapper 50 Cent is ready to release a new mixtape which he plans to call “Big 10.”
The 10 track release commemorates the 10 year anniversary of his mixtape “50 Cent is the Future” which was released in 2002 and took the internet by storm.
Kanye West’s former manager and close associate John Monopoly and business partner Larro Wilson have launched a new Chicago-based record label, Lawless Inc.
John Monopoly and his company Hustle Period helped launch the careers of several major recording artists including Kanye West, Carl Thomas and Shawnna.
During this year's Grammy Nominations Concert, Common, Lupe Fiasco, Rick Ross and LL Cool J will team up for a tribute to "The Message," a classic 1982 track originally done by Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five.
Furious Five members Melle Mel and Scorpio will also play a role in the performance. The concert will air live on CBS later this week.
Lil Kim has announced the release of an upcoming five-track EP, set to impact around the holidays.
Taking to Twitter to reveal the project, Kimmy Blanco broke news of the release yesterday. "#TeamLilKim For the Holidays I'm releasing a 5 song EP for yall as a preview of what's to come in 2012 & so on 4rm Lil' Kim :) !!!!!"
"Man I just saw something T.I said in VIBE about a tweet I wrote when he caught his drug case. He just got out a jam and caught a new one. Any other time a nigga done. Get caught with 10 machine gun an silencer then catch a drug charge. You will f**k around and get natural life.
Rapper Lil Wayne has canceled a series of highly anticipated performances in Australia. A date in Perth slated for tonight (November 25) was scrapped, as was a performance in Adelaide on Sunday (November 27).
Lil Wayne’s representatives said that scheduling conflicts will also prevent him from performing on Tuesday (November 29) in Melbourne.
Rick Ross is currently prepping the release of his upcoming solo album God Forgives, I Don't, recently pushed from December 2011 to the top of 2012. In an interview with Billboard magazine, Ricky Rozay, who covers the magazine alongside Wale, explained the thought process behind the album title and how he decided on it.
Nelly’s new recording school will open at the end of this month in St. Louis, Missouri.
The rapper’s Vatterott College ex’treme Institute by Nelly-St. Louis will begin classes on November 28.
Originally intending to release his new mixtape in December 2009 just in time for Christmas, rapper Lupe Fiasco decided that this year’s Thanksgiving was the perfect time to drop his new 12-track Friend of the People for both his fans and music enthusiasts alike.
Former Cash Money Records rapper BG will stand trial for gun and obstruction of justice charges early next month.
BG, born Christopher Dorsey, was arrested in November of 2009, after police stopped him in a stolen Chevy Tahoe on November.