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50 Cent Promotes New Album, Discusses G-Unit On HOT97

50 Cent Promotes New Album, Discusses G-Unit On HOT97

By Zach Walton April 16, 2014

50 Cent has become one of the most influential names in hip-hop since he rose to stardom with 2003′s Get Rich or Die Tryin. He has also gained widespread notoriety as the leader of the East Coast hip-hop group G-Unit. …

'Draft Day': Drake's Still The Man Five Years Later 'Draft Day': Drake's Still The Man Five Years Later

No, it wasn’t just some April Fool’s joke—Drake’s new song “Draft Day” is the real thing. In the single, the Canadian rapper shows off his knowledge of pop culture and current events, even though he claims he doesn’t read the …

Rapper Benzino Shot By Nephew At Funeral Rapper Benzino Shot By Nephew At Funeral

Rapper and reality TV star Benzino was en route to his mother’s funeral when his nephew allegedly opened fire at him from another car. According to the police and Benzino’s own Hip-Hop Weekly magazine, the violent encounter happened along a …

Beastie Boys And GoldieBlox Settle Lawsuit Beastie Boys And GoldieBlox Settle Lawsuit

Rapcore band Beastie Boys has finally settled their battle with the Oakland-based toy company GoldieBlox. The news was reported in the Oakland Tribune, but other details regarding the amount of settlement was not disclosed. GoldieBlox is geared towards manufacturing construction …

Tyler, The Creator Arrested At SXSW, Posts $25K Bail Tyler, The Creator Arrested At SXSW, Posts $25K Bail

Tyler, The Creator was arrested this past weekend after encouraging fans to push past security to get into his full-capacity SXSW show in Austin. The Hollywood Reporter has the police report which claims: “The subject encouraged a large crowd on …

Biggie Smalls Remembered 17 Years After His Death Biggie Smalls Remembered 17 Years After His Death

Fans all over the world remembered Biggie Smalls, also known in the music world as The Notorious B.I.G., on the 17th anniversary of his death on Sunday. The rapper had just left a Vibe magazine-hosted event on March 9, 1997 …

Rapper Lil' Boosie Released From Prison Rapper Lil' Boosie Released From Prison

Torrance Hatch, more commonly known as Lil Boosie, was released from Louisiana State Penitentiary on Wednesday night. A press conference is scheduled on March 10. The schedule for the Baton Rouge rapper’s release was slated for May, but Lil Boose …

Da Brat Ordered To Pay $6.4 Million For Assault Da Brat Ordered To Pay $6.4 Million For Assault

A Cobb County court jury has ordered Grammy-nominated rapper Da Brat to pay $6.4 million in damages to the Atlanta cheerleader she assaulted in 2007. The punishment was meted out on Thursday afternoon. Da Brat, whose real name is Shawntae …

50 Cent Celebrates New Audio Line At NASCAR 50 Cent Celebrates New Audio Line At NASCAR

An eager and excited 50 Cent was on a mission at Daytona for two reasons – to launch his SMS audio and headphone line and look for somebody to kiss to celebrate the occasion. However, 50 Cent’s foiled attempt at …

Drake Gets Bumped For Rolling Stone Cover Drake Gets Bumped For Rolling Stone Cover

Canadian recording artist and rapper Drake says he is “disgusted” at Rolling Stone magazine for replacing him on the March issue cover at the last minute. Rolling Stone ran the print with Philip Seymour Hoffman on the front cover instead. …

Tupac Shakur Biopic To Be Directed By John Singleton Tupac Shakur Biopic To Be Directed By John Singleton

No, it wasn’t just a rumor: there really will be a biopic of rapper Tupac Shakur. What makes it more real now is that it finally has a producer by the name of John Singleton, who is best known for …

Achy Breaky Heart: Billy Ray Cyrus Revamps His Song Achy Breaky Heart: Billy Ray Cyrus Revamps His Song
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Achy Breaky Heart has gotten a makeover–and it probably should have remained the hokey country song it was back in 1992. Now it has a hip hop twist to it, and it makes Billy Ray Cyrus look like a bigger …

Missy Elliott Comes Out About Career Hiatus Missy Elliott Comes Out About Career Hiatus
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“I don’t just throw out microwave records,” said 42-year-old female rapper Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott in a recent interview. As one of the leading ladies of Hip Hop during the late 90s to the early 2000s, Elliott has won five Grammy …

Tupac Shakur Musical In The Making Tupac Shakur Musical In The Making

Tupac Shakur was a beloved icon in the hip hop world, and after dying 18 years ago, his music is finally being used for a musical. He will always be hailed as one of the greatest hip hop artists of …

Chrissy Lampkin Arrested In New Jersey Bar Brawl Chrissy Lampkin Arrested In New Jersey Bar Brawl
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Love and Hip Hop star Chrissy Lampkin was arrested early Sunday for a bloody brawl with a woman in a New Jersey bar. The VH1 reality star was arrested and charged at around 2:30 am  for assault and disorderly conduct. …

Three 6 Mafia’s Lord Infamous Dead At Age 40 Three 6 Mafia’s Lord Infamous Dead At Age 40

The rap community suffered a loss today when one of the founding members of Three 6 Mafia died. He was one of the members of the classic hip hop group that was popular throughout the 1990s, and had an influence …

Gucci Mane Indicted on Gun Charges Gucci Mane Indicted on Gun Charges

Rapper Gucci Mane has been indicted by a federal court on charges of possessing a firearm. ABC reports that the rapper possessed guns on two different occasions in September and threatened a police officer according to U.S. attorney’s office in …