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.
Nas has announced that he is currently writing his debut memoir It Ain’t Too Hard to Tell, due for release in fall 2012.
HarperCollins announced earlier today that he is co-penning the book with veteran journalist Toure. No other details about the memoir have been released at this time.
B.o.B has revealed that he is 90 percent finished recording his upcoming sophomore album.
Speaking with Syracuse University’s The Daily Orange, Bobby Ray explained that the follow-up to last year’s The Adventures of Bobby Ray is a "happy medium” between his debut and mixtapes.
Dr. Dre stayed out of his beef with 50 Cent, but Game recently explained how their reconciliation came to be. Speaking with Hard Knock TV, the Compton, California native said that Dre reached out to him for help on Detox after keeping in touch over the years.
Rapper Rick Ross has finally broken his silence over comments rapper Kreyashawn is made in freestyles.
Over the summer, the female rapper, who hails from Oakland, made several negative statements about Rick Ross in interviews and rhymes.