Atlanta radio personality/producer DJ Drama held a listening session for his new album Third Power last night (September 22nd), in New York.
A number of executives, journalists and artists came out to support DJ Drama's third release, which is due in stores on October 11th.
Hip-Hop and R&B producer Christopher R. Liggio filed paperwork to sue rapper Jim Jones in a New York federal court on Wednesday, for allegedly sampling a copyrighted song with out the producers permission.
The infringement suit claims that the Dipset member and other music companies, including Entertainment One, Sally Ruth Esther Inc., Universal Music Publishing, Songs of Universal Inc. and Pookitoots LLC used the song "Changing the Locks/Disco Rabbit" without the authorization of Mr. Liggio.
Will.i.am is vehemently denying any reports that the Black Eyed Peas are breaking up, despite statements made by Kanye West at an Austin City Limits concert last week.
Although the group is taking an indefinite hiatus as stated back in July, the Black Eyes Peas insisted that they will never "stop creating."
Fresh off of crossing the platinum threshold with his latest album Tha Carter IV, Lil Wayne is already thinking about the next projects.
In addition to recording two more Carter albums and a sequel to Rebirth, Weezy is set to hit the studio with Juelz Santana and Young Money to lay down full-lengths.
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.