Atlanta, Georgia, rap star Ludacris is gearing up to bring a bit of “what happens after leaving the club” to the big screen with his upcoming film, Parking Lot Pimpin’.
The Coke Daniels-directed feature is a co-production between Ludacris’ Disturbing Tha Peace company and Hoody Allan Productions, reports Moviehole.net. Ludacris stars in the movie as Walt, a young man who, following a nasty break-up, teams up with his slick buddy, Dez, for a night on the town after a nasty break-up.
Two men being held hostage in Angola over a failed Nas concert were freed today (February 17).
TMZ reports that concert promoter Patrick Allocco and his son were freed by Angolan authorities
today, when a travel ban was lifted.
A member of popular Atlanta hip-hop group Travis Porter was arrested earlier today (February 15), after he was allegedly caught trying to bring a gun through an airport.
MTVNews reports that Harold “Strap” Duncan, was taken into custody by agents at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, when they found a firearm in his luggage.
Hit making producer Scott Storch continues his battle with cocaine after an arrest earlier this month in Las Vegas.
TMZ.com reports that Scott Storch was arrested on February 4th, after authorities caught him trying to hide a bag of cocaine in a trashcan at the Cosmopolitan Hotel.
Big K.R.I.T. will be joining J. Cole on his upcoming “The Sideline Story Tour” which will run through 13 dates between April and May.
Rapper Kid Cudi and his producing partner Dot Da Genius have recently put the finishing touches on their upcoming album, WZRD, which is set for release on February 28.
As both the fans and the artists wait for the project to hit store shelves, Cudi and Dot have been working on a ton of new music which will be packaged after the album’s release as a five-track EP. The announcement was made Monday night (February 13) at a listening party for the album that was being held in Hollywood, CA.
Brooklyn, New York rapper Maino is returning with his sophomore release The Day After Tomorrow, which is set to hit iTunes and stores nationwide on February 28th.
The joint project between Atlantic Records and eOne Music is the follow up to Maino’s debut If Tomorrow Comes, which featured the hit records “Hi Hater,” “Million Bucks,” and the certified RIAA Platinum single “All the Above” featuring T-Pain
Prodigy, who is one half of the iconic rap duo Mobb Deep, recently released the cover art and tracklisting for his upcoming project, H.N.I.C. 3 The Mixtape, which will be released on February 21.
H.N.I.C. 3 The Mixtape will boast appearances from the likes of his Mobb Deep member Havoc, Bronx rapper French Montana, who appears on two tracks, one titled “Lay Low” and the other named “I’m From the Trap,” featuring Lady Luck, Cory Gunz, Wacka Flocka, and R&B singer Estelle.
Nas’ financial issues continue, as the rapper has been hit with new tax liabilities.
According to TMZ, Nas is being penalized for $339,000 in income From the IRS.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana rapper Webbie has addressed allegations that stem from concerts in Chicago and Alabama that turned violent.
Addressing the events in his vlog series, A Savage Life Episode 1.1 F*#k No, Webbie denied any involvement in the incidents he was rumored to be involved in.