Twista found himself under attack last week after announcing his participation in the “Principal for a Day” program at a Chicago land school.
According to reports, David L. Wideman went through an extensive campaign, which included letter writing, e-mails and phone calls to Chicago mayor Richard M. Daley’s office.
The most revealing of several vignettes in Kanye West's new live show finds the Chicago-reared rapper dropping to his knees in mock depression as the video screen behind him scrolls some of the criticisms tossed his way.
A perfect storm of exposure - including films, a book and a video game - highlights a rags-to-riches rap icon.
There is a moment in the arc of an artist's public life when the heavens open wide. It's not the initial blast, the coming-out moment when he introduces himself to the world. And it's not the embarrassing moment, the court case or reality-TV appearance that drags him through the mud with cameras rolling.
Koch Records has announced a multi-album joint-venture partnership with Snoop Dogg and his Doggystyle Records.
Following in the vein of Snoop's successful "Welcome To Tha Chuuch" mixtapes, the first release will be Snoop Dogg Presents Welcome To Tha Chuuch Tha Album.