Has Jay-Z influenced the NBA's New Jersey Nets since becoming a co-owner last August? That all depends on who you ask.
Nets head coach Lawrence Frank, who has been coach since January 2004, says Jay has helped out with the team whenever needed.
Sooner or later, famous musicians face the temptation to diversify a little bit and try their hand at acting. Some have found the transition to be smooth and successful (Mark Wahlberg and Ice Cube come to mind), while others have become perennial Razzie winners (Madonna, unfortunately, will never learn to stay away from celluloid).
Harlem, New York rap group The Diplomats were named Group of the Year at the Third Annual Vibe Awards, which was taped last night (Nov. 12) in Culver City, California.
The group bested nominees Destiny’s Child, 112, The Black Eyed Peas and The Ying Yang Twins.
With his major-label debut The Sound Of Revenge
set for release on Universal Records, Chamillionaire is offering a fan a chance to spend his debut album release day with him.
Universal Records, in conjunction with eBay, is offering the auction winner and one (1) guest to accompany Chamillionaire as he promotes his new CD across the city of Houston, Texas.
50 Cent, Amerie, Lloyd Banks, and Olivia were on hand for a special screening of 50's big-screen debut 'Get Rich Or Die Tryin', hosted by GQ magazine on Monday (November 7) in New York City. Check out pictures from Clasos, Abaca, GlobePhotos, RexFeatures, GettyImages, LFI, WireImage (premiere / afterparty), and Yahoo.
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Eminem has revealed his soft side - by falling for a tiny Chihuahua. The foul-mouthed rapper reportedly bought the three-month-old puppy - who he has named Smoky - last week, and already loves playing with him and walking him. A source has revealed the rapper, real name Marshal Mathers, is smitten with his miniature pet.
Also, get his new song here: Eminem ft. Obie Trice & Diddy - The Most Shady
It's been quite a year for Kanye West.
His latest album, "Late Registration,” debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard charts. His single “Gold Digger” is perched atop the singles chart.
The Dec. issue of U.K. hip-hop magazine Hip-Hop Connection has caused a stir within the UK Hip-Hop scene.
In an interview with the magazine - which features 50 Cent on the cover - Rhymefest has words for North London rap group S.A.S., labeling the group’s career as "all an act.”
The money laundering trial of Irv and Chris Lorenzo "Gotti" has been postponed again today after the prosecution dropped two years of Murder Inc text messages on the defense. The prosecution plans to use the messages, which contain revealing discussions about the signing of Nas to Murder Inc and a jail stabbing, to further their argument that Kenneth "Supreme" McGriff controlled and financially backed Murder Inc.
BoxOfficeMojo.com reports that 50 Cent's big-screen debut 'Get Rich Or Die Tryin'' led the box office on its unusual Wednesday debut, earning $3.6 million. The tally was enough to best 'Chicken Little', which came in second with $1.6 million. For the weekend, 'Chicken Little' is expected to best 'Get Rich', along with the Friday release 'Zathura'.