T.I. has been hard at work on his new album Trouble Man, impacting in February 2012, and says that a lot of his recent music addresses his post-prison mindset.
Speaking with MTV News, Tip explained how many of the songs are “intellectually ignorant” and how his topics shifted following his release from jail.
Young Money CEO Lil Wayne will end 2011 as the top R&B/Hip-Hop artist, according to data released by Billboard magazine.
The rapper had a banner year, thanks to his hits album Tha Carter IV.
A one-year-old toddler who was shot in the head during a rap video died from his injury yesterday (December 9).
The child, Hiram Lawrence, was among the seven people shot on November 28, while people were gathered in front of a liquor store in West Oakland.
A company that provided marketing services for Wiz Khalifa’s album Deal or No Deal has sued Babygrande Records for unpaid royalties.
Malbon Brothers Farms filed a lawsuit against Babygrande Records on December 7, in the Supreme Court of the State of New York.
Former G-Unit rapper 40 Glocc was arrested in October in Las Vegas, Nevada after strangling his girlfriend three times in one day.
According to TMZ, 40 Glocc, whose real name is Lawrence White, has been incarcerated since the event took place on October 3rd. The police report says that 40 accused his girlfriend of "playing him," prompting him to hit her in the head, face legs and ribs as well as choking her to the point where "she could not speak or breathe."
Queens rap duo Mobb Deep have announced that Prodigy will be working on an untitled album with producer The Alchemist.
While the group offered little details about the album, reps for the rappers said The Alchemist would be responsible for all of the production, in addition to securing the guest releases.
Rapper Plies is at the center of a $10,000,000 lawsuit involving a nightclub shooting in July of 2006.
According to the lawsuit, five of the plaintiffs were injured during the shooting, which occurred at West Nightclub in Gainesville, Florida.
Rap star/mogul Jay-Z has announced a pair of shows at Carnegie Hall, that will benefit the United Way.
Jay-Z made the announcement today (December 8 ) during a press conference held at the legendary concert hall.
Former Cash Money records artist BG is facing up to 40 years in prison, after pleading guilty to gun and witness tampering charges yesterday (December 7).
BG, born Christopher Dorsey, pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm and witness tampering charges, although prosecutors refused to offer the rapper any type of plea deal.
Original Dogg Pound members Daz and Kurupt are back in the studio working on a new album that will be executive produced by both Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg.
The pair are on the road with Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa, who are touring in support of their upcoming movie “Mac and Devin Go To High School.”