UGK member Bun B. completed his first day of teaching Spirituality and Hip-Hop at Rice University today (January 11th).
During the first class today, Bun, aka "Professor Trill," gave the class a syllabus and the required reading material for the course, which is officially titled "Religion and Hip-Hop."
As promised, Kanye West and Jay-Z have teamed up to slaughter the game again. On Tuesday (January 11), just a few minutes after midnight, the pair dropped their much-anticipated single "H.A.M." on Facebook. Produced by Virginia native Lex Luger, the track is the first from 'Ye and Jay's forthcoming joint LP, Watch the Throne.
Kanye West deliberately sought to have an album cover that would be banned, according to the artist who created the cover for the rapper's hit album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.
Artist George Condo sat down with The New Yorker magazine in a recent interview. The painter is world renowned for his "old Master" painting technique, created traditional portraits, landscapes and figures
Lupe Fiasco is prepping a new controversial single as the Chicago native advances to the release of his anticipated album Lasers.
In an interview Hot 106 in Providence, RI, the rapper proclaimed his new single would be a "really big, controversial record."
Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane returned to Twitter today, after a seven-day absence due to his arrest and subsequent evaluation in a mental facility.
The rapper was in court on January 3rd, where he stood before a judge who recommended the rapper be sent to prison for a year, for violating the terms of his probation during an altercation in Atlanta on November 2nd, 2010
Dice Raw, member and producer of Philadelphia Hip-Hop band The Roots and the Money Making Jam Boyz, is recovering from injuries he sustained in a serious car crash last Wednesday (January 5th).
According to Dice, a young woman ran a red light while making a turn in North Philadelphia and smashed head-on into the rapper's new Jaguar XK convertible luxury vehicle.
Roger Ailes, the President of Fox News, spoke exclusively with Russell Simmons, the founder of GlobalGrind.com.
Following the horrific shootings in Tucson, Arizona on Saturday, January 8, 2011, Mr. Simmons and Mr. Ailes spoke about the rising tension within the media.
50 Cent continues to put his money to work, with a new investment in a direct response marketing company.
The Queens, New York rap star revealed his latest investment is with TVGoods, which develops and markets consumer products on networks like HSN and QVC, as well as retail outlets, the Internet, print media and other outlets.
An altercation with family members at a funeral in July of 2008 continues to haunt Compton, California rapper Game, who was ordered to pay $50,000 for beating his cousin during the altercation.
Game became involved in a physical altercation with his cousin Robert "Kirky" Kirkwood, over the cost of a funeral for Kirkwood's sister, who died after a six-year illness.
Rapper Nas caught a break in Los Angeles County Superior Court recently, when a judge agreed to cut his child and spousal support in half.
In December of 2010, a judge ordered the rapper to pay Kelis $40,00 per month in spousal support, in addition to the $10,000 per month for their child, Knight.