Another prison guard at Rikers Island has been disciplined for making an unauthorized visit to see superstar rapper Lil Wayne, who is finishing a one year sentence for having a handgun on his tour bus in 2007.
According to the New York Daily News, Captain Raphael Collazzo was suspended without pay for 10 days for visiting the rapper for over 45 minutes, while he was in his isolation cell for having headphones and a charger for an MP3 player.
R&B/rapper Akon has been banned from performing at a show in Melbourne, Australia, due to the audiences' raucous behavior in the past.
Akon and Ciara were announced as new editions to the Summerbeatz 2010 tour, which is taking place in Australia November 19th-25th and also features Soulja Boy, Flo Rida, Jay Sean and Stan Walker.
Hip-Hop star Pitbull will welcome Lebron James and the Miami Heat this Friday (October 29th), when the team faces off against the Orlando Magic.
Pitbull has been tapped to perform during the Miami Heat's opener, which will take place outside the East Plaza of the AmericanAirlines Arena.
Rapper Method Man is one of a variety of actors featured in a new horror themed television show being executive produced by actor/comedian/musician, Jamie Foxx.
The TV horror series is titled Night Tales and will be hosted by actresses Stacy Dash and Denise Richards.
AXE Body Spray terminated their relationship with T.I. earlier in October, and Remy Martin will now do the same.
The cognac company would be severing ties with Tip, after they were initially one of the first corporations to do business with the rapper following his 2009 prison stint. T.I. was named as Remy Martin’s Global Creative Consultant in June, and the split was announced via the following written statement:
Dipset rappers Juelz Santana and Jim Jones, along with newcomer Diggy Simmons, will be among the celebrities, athletes and politicians who will attend today's "I Will Graduate Day" for students in New York's metropolitan area.
Both Governor David Paterson and Mayor Bloomberg have declared that October 26th in officially "I Will Graduate Day" in the city.
The drug case against T.I. that has sent him back to federal prison has been dropped by the L.A. County District Attorney.
The rap star was recently sentenced to 11 months in federal prison, after police stopped him for making an illegal U-turn on the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles on September 1st.
Two years ago, iconic Hip Hop producer Dr. Dre revolutionized a new revenue stream for artists when he teamed with Monster to make the Beats By Dr. Dre headphones and subsequent earbuds.
Now the Compton, California legend and the electronics company have diversified their line to include a music device dock.
In a strange and unprecedented move, New York Hip Hop veterans The Beastie Boys will release The Hot Sauce Committee Part 2 before the collection's Part 1.
The Capitol Records superstars announced this morning that the group will follow-up 2007's The Mix-Up, as originally planned, with a spring 2011 release.
This past Thursday Wiz Khalifa invited one of Hip Hop’s biggest names to share the stage with him at his Los Angeles concert.
That guest was non-other than Diddy and according to the Pittsburgh emcee the two have become fast friends and will eventually collaborate in the studio.