Grammy award winning singer T-Pain has added another trophy to his collection as he took home the “Songwriter of the Year” honors last night (September 4) at BMI’s Urban Awards in California.
According to Variety, the event took place in Beverly Hills where the mega hitmaker also shared “Producer of the Year” with Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem and Kanye West, both whom have boosted the careers of superstars like 50 Cent, T.I., Talib Kweli, Young… Continue
The recently retired rapper (Bow Wow) turned actor (Shad Moss) will make his HBO debut in the series “Entourage” which premiers this Sunday, September 7th. Moss joins the wildly succusful cast as “Charlie” an up and coming comedian/ struggling actor and Eric “E” Murphy’s newest client.
And as part of his new role he will be getting butt ass for his first on screen sex scene. “It’s with a porn star,” he told Wenn.com. “I don’t know her name.… Continue
It's about time these guys came out of whatever shell they were hiding under. In 1993, Allen and Albert Hughes blazed on the screen with the cult classic 'Menace II Society;' that starred Larenz Tate and Jada Pinkett Smith. Then they followed it with 'Dead Presidents', which again featured Tate, and Chris Tucker and N'Bushe Wright. A few documentaries came in between their next feature, 'From Hell', which starred Johnny Depp. After 2001 , they dropped… Continue
*Under new 2009 Women's Tennis Association [WTA] rules announced Wednesday, both Venus Williams and her sister Serena face suspension for continuing to boycott the Indian Wells tournament, where they were booed in 2001.
Their boycott stems from a 2001 semi-final match at the tournament when the sisters were scheduled to play each other for the chance to face Belgian Kim Clijsters in the final. Venus pulled out with a knee injury five minutes before… Continue
*After months of stubbornly holding onto his job amid an embarrassing sex scandal, Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick pleaded guilty to felony charges Thursday and has agreed to resign immediately and go to jail.
Kilpatrick admitted that he lied under oath when he and his former top aide Christine Beatty were accused of having an affair and denying their roles in the firing of a deputy police chief.
As part of his plea deal, the mayor will… Continue
*Kanye West has agreed to close out the 25th annual MTV Video Music Awards this Sunday in Hollywood, despite vowing last year that he would never perform there again because of the way he was treated.
In 2007, West's performance was relegated to a small stage in the Las Vegas venue.
West joins a 2008 lineup that includes Christina Aguilera and the Jonas Brothers. Britney Spears, who made headlines for her lackluster performance to open… Continue
*A brawl erupted outside of a Three 6 Mafia concert at Hollywood's House of Blues Wednesday night that spilled out onto Sunset Blvd. and ended with three men arrested and one woman hospitalized.
According to KABC, police were forced to shut down Sunset Blvd. in both directions shortly after the fight started inside the venue at about 11:30 p.m. Most in the crowd of about 600 ran for the exit as the melee spilled onto the streets.
Was anybody else surprised by Game’s first week numbers?
The Compton MC sold 238, 382 copies according to Nielsen’s Soundscan. As previously reported, reports initially had him in the top spot until an adjustment put him no.2 behind rock outfit Slipknot. Well, there probably won’t be any mix up with Young Jeezy. Dude will most likely take the no.1 spot and most XXL staffers are willing to bet on it. No, really! We took turns placing bets on… Continue
Three teens from St. Louis have been charged in connection with the wild crime spree Tuesday night that started with shoplifting from the South County Center.
Police say the trio is among a band of five that stole several pairs of jeans from the mall, punched a man in the face trying to take his car, stole a van and led police on a chase into the city before being captured.
A fourth suspect is a juvenile and remains in Family… Continue
With Young Jeezy’s new album, The Recession, hitting stores today, SOHH decided to catch up with various members of the hip-hop community to get their take on our nation’s declining economy and rising gas prices.
When it came time to start recording his third album, Def Jam rapper Young Jeezy wanted to attack a subject matter that everyone in America can relate to, the current economic recession.
Young Jeezy has a problem. Since the Georgia native blindsided the national Hip-Hop scene with 2005’s Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101, there have been countless peers who have appropriated his raspy voice and ad lib centered flow to craft their own hits.
Jeezy reaffirmed his position with 2006’s The Inspiration, but rumblings are strong in 2008 about if he can still maintain his position. With his third LP, aptly titled The… Continue
Rumors were spreading that Santana was relieved of his Jewls all over the net. You heard the audio statement of Juelz shuttin down that rumor. now heres the proof. Shout out to Jordan Tower. JTF TO THE… Continue