Yesterday Baton Rouge, Louisiana rapper Lil Webbie was arrested on charges of battery and robbery. According to reports, “Savage Life” rapper is accused of attacking a woman inside the Chase Suite Hotel at approximately 2:30 AM.
Police reports filed say Webbie is accused of attacking a woman after being banned from the area where the altercation occured.
DMX is flying high off of the release of his seventh studio album, Undisputed, which was released to the masses on Tuesday, September 11.
In an interview, DMX goes off on YMCMB rapper Drake for not including the producers that Aaliyah worked with while she was alive on her upcoming posthumous album, which Drake is executive producing alongside producer Noah “40″ Shebib.
With BET's Hip Hop Awards drawing closer, the network has released a list of this year's nominees. One of the most mentioned names on the list is Kanye West, who has earned 16 nominations.
West is gaining recognition for solo work and collaborative efforts with Jay-Z and his G.O.O.D. Music family. He's mentioned in nearly every category and he is sometimes named twice in a category.
OVOXO and Drake affiliate, The Weeknd has announced that he has struck a deal with Universal Republic. As part of the deal, the first release will be Trilogy, a compilation of his previous three mixtapes (House of Balloons, Thurday and Echoes of Silence).
The project will also feature new material, while the lead single will be “Wicked Games,” which is expected to hit iTunes any day.
Alabama bred skateboarder/rapper Yelawolf has announced the tracklisting and artwork for his collaborative project with Travis Barker.
The five track EP titled, Psycho White, features Skinhead Rob, Tim Armstrong, Michael Myers and Superman, while production was largely handled by Travis Barker himself.
Rapper Lil Wayne is planning to launch a new line of headphones with super-producer Dr. Dre.
Lil Wayne recently celebrated the launch of his own custom Beats line at Playhouse nightclub in Hollywood.
Hip-Hop mogul Jay-Z and his superstar wife Beyoncé are planning to host a fundraiser for President Barack Obama next week.
Obama will attend an intimate event for Jay-Z that will be open to just 100 guests.
50 Cent and Fat Joe recently attended Chris Lighty's funeral, putting them in the same place after years of feuding. But according to Fif, the run-in doesn't change his opinion on the Terror Squad chief.
During an interview on "The Ricky Smiley Morning Show" (via SOHH), the G-Unit leader said that Lighty's death doesn't inspire him to want to reconcile his issues with artists like Fat Joe, Rick Ross and Young Buck.
Producer No I.D. has revealed plans to produce for Eminem's upcoming album.
During an interview with MTV News, the Def Jam executive spoke on his involvement in the project, stating that he and Em have sat down and discussed hitting the lab together. He also said that a collaboration between the two would be "Hip Hop."
On her verse on Lil Wayne's "Mercy," Nicki Minaj supposedly endorsed Mitt Romney, rapping, "I'm a Republican, voting for Mitt Romney / You lazy bitches is fuckin' up the economy." Now, President Barack Obama has responded to the line supporting his opponent, stating that his daughters Malia and Sasha don't listen to the Harajuku Barbie very often before sharing his views on the rap.