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.
Rap star 50 Cent celebrated the launch of his new energy drink, Street King last night (September 14th) in New York.
The rapper, along with business manager Chris Lighty and Street King executive Chris Clark, hosted an intimate event for about 50 music executives, journalists and other movers and shakers at the Hudson Hotel.
T.I.'s wife Tiny has told TMZ that officials in the prison are trying to make an example out of her husband, by ordering him to continue his sentence until the end of September.
Today, it was revealed that prison officials blocked the rapper's lawyer's challenge to the decision to re-imprison the rapper, meaning he will be held until the end of September.
Rapper/designer Kanye West has confirmed he will present his first ever womenswear collection next month in Paris, France.
Kanye he decided to skip all Fashion Week related events in New York this weeks, to debut his S/S 2012 collection on Saturday, October 1st, in Paris.
After only three months on the street, Gucci Mane is back behind bars.
In April, Gucci was jailed on numerous unspecified probation violations, which stem from a 2005 aggravated assault case. That month, however, the Atlanta rapper was also arrested on charges he shoved a female passenger from a moving vehicle back in January. While Gucci served time on probation violations from the '05 case, he had yet to be sentenced in the January incident until Tuesday (September 13).
The "Hip-Hop Police" were scrutinized this morning during a court hearing involving security for internationally known rap star Young Jeezy.
Jeezy's head of security, Stephen Helin, was in court today (September 12th), over an incident after a concert featuring rapper Jay-Z at Madison Square Garden in March of 2010.
Detroit rapper Big Sean has announced the launch of his own headlining outing, the “I Am Finally Famous World Tour” with Cyhi The Prince and Shawn Chrystopher.
The 8 week tour will kickoff October 2nd at The Orange Peel Asheville, North Carolina and winds down at The Music Box in Los Angeles, California on November, 25th.