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Kanye West: Rappers Get Worse as their Careers Stretch Out

Kanye West: Rappers Get Worse as their Careers Stretch Out

Feb. 20 | In case you missed Kanye West’s return, here’s the “He’s Back” post his blog where he talks about rappers and how he is getting back into the studio to make new music.

Pharrell Removes Tattoos and models for Ice Cream Footwear

Pharrell Removes Tattoos and models for Ice Cream Footwear

Feb. 19 | It’s been almost a year since Pharrell Williams went through the painful laser treatment to remove the tattoos from his arms. Let’s take a look at the results.

A closer look at Jay-Z’s US$150 million Live Nation Deal in 2008

A closer look at Jay-Z’s US$150 million Live Nation Deal in 2008

Jan. 4 | Jay-Z’s US$150 million Live Nation deal was a one of a kind that’s unlikely to be repeated in the coming years. It was even higher than Madonna’s US$120 million 10 year deal. Here’s a breakdown of the $150 million from the New York Times: US$25...

Jay-Z’s $204 million Rocawear Deal – Sell out or Businessman?

Jay-Z’s $204 million Rocawear Deal – Sell out or Businessman?

Jan. 1 | It’s easy to think that Jay-Z sold out when Iconix purchased the rights to the Rocawear brand in 2007. Perhaps he did, but if his business track record in the music industry is anything to go by, it may be more of a strategic business move rather than...

Jay-Z Sells Fashion Label for $204 million and continues as Chief Creative Officer

Jay-Z Sells Fashion Label for $204 million and continues as Chief Creative Officer

Dec. 31 | One of the things that helped in making Jay-Z the richest rapper and hip-hop artist in recent years is the fashion label Rocawear which he co-founded and sold for US$204 million in cash back in 2007.

Lil Wayne’s Farewell Tour Before Going to Jail for Weapons Possession

Lil Wayne’s Farewell Tour Before Going to Jail for Weapons Possession

Dec. 31 | Lil Wayne recently told his fans “I’m nothing without you” as he performed a farewell show in New Orleans before serving an expected one year jail sentence for weapons possession which is due to be sentenced on 9th February 2010.

Kanye is an Ass

Kanye is an Ass

Sep. 15 | So Kanye West was a real ass to Taylor Swift the other day at the VMAs, bitching about her when it was supposed to be HER moment. Needless to say, that shit hasn’t gone down too well with most other rappers and singers, all of whom have come out...

Michael Jackson Tribute Concert to Take Place with Mary J. Blige, Akon, Chris Brown

Michael Jackson Tribute Concert to Take Place with Mary J. Blige, Akon, Chris Brown

Sep. 9 | [ad] The long awaited Michael Jackson tribute – hopefully the first of many – is set to finally take place with the help of Mary J. Blige, Akon, Chris Brown, Sister Sledge and Natalie Cole in Vienna on the 26th of September outside the Schoenbrunn...

Jay-Z Insulted by T-Pain in Vegas Club

Jay-Z Insulted by T-Pain in Vegas Club

Sep. 8 | Its a battle of the hyphenated rappers, folks. Apparently, the rapper T (hyphen) Pain launched into an attack on Jay (hyphen) Z at a night club in Vegas during a deejay set. As per tweets made by rapper Fabolous, the forever auto-tuned rapper, T-Pain...

Rap News: Ice Cube to Create Documentary On L.A. Raiders

Rap News: Ice Cube to Create Documentary On L.A. Raiders

Sep. 2 | [ad] Rapper Ice-Cube, best known for starring in family friendly movies of late, will be creating a documentary on the Los Angeles Raiders in collaboration with ESPN. The documentary is to be titled Straight Outta L.A., an obvious wordplay on Straight...