Atlanta rap star T.I. scored a major victory in court last week in the battle over the trademark to his Akoo Clothing line.
Akoo International filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against T.I. in March of 2010, after a controversial billboard ad in Newark, New Jersey created controversy in the city.
Miami rap star Rick Ross has landed a high-profile interview in the upcoming October issue of GQ Magazine.
Rick Ross spent a full day and evening with GQ's Devin Friedman, who shadowed the rapper and conducted the interview for GQ, which is titled “Rick Ross's Simple Lessons for Bosses, Dons and B**ches.”
A woman that was assaulted and beaten at 50 Cent's mansion has filed a lawsuit against the rapper and G–Unit Records.
Vasti Ortiz filed the lawsuit in Superior Court of Hartford, Connecticut against G-Unit Films and Television and Curtis Jackson, a.k.a. 50 Cent.
The Ruff Ryders, the iconic 90's rap imprint, owes more than $1 million in taxes to New York City.
The monies due stems from charges associated with stickers and promotional posters pushing the labels artists.
Kansas City rapper Tech N9ne has announced a new album and tour to promote the artists on his independent record label, Strange Music, as well as a new collaboration album, Welcome to Strangeland.
Tech N9ne has announced the release of Welcome to Strangeland, which is due in stores on his birthday, November 8th.
Controversial boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. defeated opponent Victor Ortiz on September 17th in Las Vegas in a fight that ended in controversy.
A variety of celebrities came out to see Mayweather, including Sean "Diddy" Combs, Mark Wahlberg and rapper 50 Cent, who accompanied the champion to the ring.
Rap mogul Damon Dash won a legal victory Wednesday (September 14th), when charges of selling liquor without a license in his New York art gallery were dropped.
The Village Voice reports that six charges of storing and selling liquor without a license were dropped by a judge during the hearing.
T.I. has been released from federal prison and sent to a halfway house, almost two weeks after he was accused of improper behavior, by leaving the Forrest City, Arkansas prison on a luxury tour bus.
The rapper's lawyer Steve Sadow told TMZ.com that they proved to officials that T.I. did not intentionally violate the conditions of his transfer to the halfway house.
Wu-Tang Clan producer True Master has been arrested on sexual assault charges.
The hip-hop producer, who has worked with artists like Ol' Dirty Bastard, Ghostface, Method Man, Busta Rhymes, KRS-One, Guru and others, was the subject of a citywide manhunt on Wednesday (September 14th), after he slipped away from the courthouse, just after his arraignment.
Rapper and actor Snoop Dogg will be portraying legendary blues guitarist and “the pope of pimping,” Fillmore Slim in a biopic that will be released by Ames Universal and SRI Entertainment in late 2012 titled "The Legend of Fillmore Slim."
Aside from a number of smaller film and TV projects he has worked on, this will be Snoop’s first major movie role since 2005’s "The Tenants," which he starred in with Dylan McDermott.