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Beanie Sigel Busted For Weed

Beanie Sigel Busted For Weed

Aug. 18 | Philly rapper Beanie Sigel was arrested in a New Jersey suburb on Sunday (August 15), after police stopped a car he was traveling in and found a stash of marijuana. Sigel, born Dwight Grant, was stopped in Wrightstown, New Jersey shortly after 12:30 AM,...

The Source Has a Special Feature on Michael Jackson This Month

The Source Has a Special Feature on Michael Jackson This Month

Aug. 16 | [ad]  [ad] Michael Jackson has been rightfully honored in a special feature by The Source in their upcoming issue. You can see a special preview of the issue here. They also have a nice wallpaper of Michael: [ad#link]

C-Murder Gets Life For..Well, Murder! Oh the Irony!

C-Murder Gets Life For..Well, Murder! Oh the Irony!

Aug. 16 | [ad]  [ad] Oh would you believe the irony of this whole situation? Rapper C-Murder gets life for…murder! I guess it doesn’t come as a surprise when you’ve built your entire career, based your entire life on a demented belief that being...

Rington Rapper Soulja Boy's iPhone Remix App

Rington Rapper Soulja Boy's iPhone Remix App

Aug. 14 | [ad] [ad] Okay, so this might be old news, but a few of my readers might be know about it. Soulja Boy, the precocious, multi-talented, prodigious (yeah, that’s supposed to be read with a sarcastic voice) rapper has released an app for the iPhone/iPod...

MTV's "Hottest in the Game" Poll Leaves Favorites Jay-Z, Kanye Out

MTV's "Hottest in the Game" Poll Leaves Favorites Jay-Z, Kanye Out

Aug. 14 |  Not At the Top of His Game... [ad] [ad] The annual MTV’s “Hottest in the Game” poll for the hottest MC on the hip hop scene has thrown up some usual results: Jay-Z, Kanye, Weezy, etc. This year, however, the above mentioned rappers...

Last.fm – The Best Way to Discover New Music

Last.fm – The Best Way to Discover New Music

Aug. 14 | [ad] [ad] A couple of weeks back, I finally got onto Last.fm and got myself a premium membership. Now their software sits on my desktop, and whenever I launch my iTunes, it pops open. I can just type the name of an artist – say, Mos Def –...

Hip Hop in Tehran

Hip Hop in Tehran

Aug. 14 | [ad] [ad] [ad]There’s an interesting article in the Time magazine today about music – rock, and hip hop in particular in Iran. From what I know about Islam, the hardcore Islamists consider music to be against their religion. It is surprising...

The History of Rap, According to Cracked.com

The History of Rap, According to Cracked.com

Aug. 9 | [ad] Cracked.com is one of my favorite humor websites on the net (others being FailBlog.org and FMyLife.com). So, when Cracked.com does a “History of Rap”, I have to believe it’ll be funny. Check it out here: History of Rap [ad#link]

Featured Artist: Urban Rock Band

Featured Artist: Urban Rock Band

Aug. 5 | [ad]Our first featured artist is Urban Rock Band, a hip hop group from New York City. Urban Rock Band was founded by Sdaerd (pronounced Sa‐dear’d) and “Lucky” Logan P. McCoy. “Lucky” is the group’s main producer and...

Pair of Soulja Boy Wannabe Rappers (and Their Crummy Dance Number)

Pair of Soulja Boy Wannabe Rappers (and Their Crummy Dance Number)

Aug. 5 | [ad] [ad] I thought this video was hilarious – not in the funny hilarious, but more in the incoherent, mumbling doofus hilarious. Check it out: I won’t say I hate the song, but oh man..that dance! Song: “You’re a Jerk” Artist:...