Hip-Hop star Kanye West will add to his discography today (November 22), when his fifth album, My Dark Twisted Fantasy lands in stores across the country.
But the Chicago rapper is planning to expand his career beyond music, with a possible new clothing line with high-end clothing line with French Fashion label, Lanvin and a chain of fast-food restaurants.
Detroit, Michigan Hip Hop superstar Eminem took home two American Music Awards, taped yesterday at Los Angeles' Nokia Theater, and airing on the ABC network.
The Aftermath/Shady/Interscope Records artist won for "Best Male Artist" in the Rap/R&B category.
R&B singer Usher Raymond and singer Alicia Keys have been hit with a lawsuit from an upcoming songwriter, who claims the pair stole Usher's hit song "Caught Up."
The single, which shot to 21 on Billboard's Pop Singles charts when it was released in 2004, was produced by Dre & Vidal.
Hip-Hop super producer Dr. Dre has revealed that he is hanging up the microphone after the 2011 release of his highly anticipated album Detox.
According to reports, Dr. Dre's long awaited album Detox will land in stores in February, although that release date has yet to be confirmed by Dre's label Aftermath, or its distributor, Interscope/Universal.
Fans of Waka Flocka Flame were disappointed when the Atlanta rapper refused to perform at a charity concert in Melbourne, Florida, due to a dispute with the promoters of the event.
The rapper was slated to hit the stage at Levelz nightclub during a charity event dubbed "Hip Hop For Hunger" in Brevard County, Florida on November 18th.
A 34-year-old Newark, New Jersey man has been arrested and charged with murdering Robert “Screw” Montanez, road manager for R&B singer Akon.
Police have charged Almalik Ward, 34, with the shooting death of Montanez, who was gunned down outside of a New Jersey bar on December 16th, 2004.
Rapper DMX has explained the events that led up to his arrest in Phoenix, Arizona for violating the terms of his probation.
DMX was just three months shy of completing an 18-month, court ordered rehabilitation program, when he violated his probation at a concert, by drinking liquor.
Wiz Khalifa has singed worldwide co-publishing deal with Warner/Chappell, following an extremely successful 2010 which saw the release of numerous mixtapes, including the acclaimed Kush and Orange Juice.
The news came via press release, which highlighted Khalifa's now-massive online presence.
West coast veteran Too $hort will headline the 33rd Annual Players Ball being hosted by Snoop Dogg, Bishop Don "Magic" Juan and their new clothing company, Serious Pimp.
Too $hort has been tapped to perform during the event with Bay Area rap stars Mistah F.A.B. and Glasses Malone, while Snoop will man the turntables to offer his first ever DJ dance set.
DMX, who was arrested earlier today, was allegedly in possession of cocaine when he was apprehended by Arizona authorities.
The rapper was subsequently charged with a myriad of offenses related to use of Oxycontin without a prescription, failing to submit to drug testing, failing to participate in counseling programs, failure to make payments and driving on a suspended license and possession of cocaine.