Dipset associate J.R. Writer has confirmed recent reports of being shot over the weekend and is currently recovering from a near-fatal incident.
The rapper assured fans of his stable well-being Monday (October 12) morning.
Details are still releasing, but Diplomats affiliate J.R. Writer has confirmed to HipHopDX that he was shot last evening, in Bronx, New York. Both Writer's and his brother, rapper Fred Money's Twitter accounts… Continue
Interscope label head Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre reportedly reached out to Kanye West, Timbaland, Pharrell and other renowned producers for their upcoming Hewlett-Packard ENVY series of laptops which are set to land in stores later this month.
According to Iovine, the new notebooks were "fine-tuned" with the producers' assistance.
In addition to Dr. Dre, Iovine noted that several of the industry's prominent producers -- including… Continue
Baton Rogue, Louisiana rapper Lil Boosie spoke to AllHipHop.com about his upcoming 10 month jail sentence for gun and marijuana possession charges.
Lil Boosie, born Torrence Hatch, was arrested in October of 2008, after police found a gun, a bag of marijuana and a cigar loaded with marijuana.
Boosie, who recently released his album Superbad: The Return of Boosie Bad Azz, is scheduled to be sentenced to 10 months in prison on November… Continue
Teen rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em was reportedly arrested this week and charged with obstruction after running from Georgia police.
While details are still scarce, the rapper's arrest was confirmed today (October 9).
Rapper Soulja Boy, whose real name is DeAndre Cortez Way, is shown in this police handout photo released Oct. 9, 2009 by the Henry County Sheriff's Office. Way was arrested Wednesday, Oct, 7, 2009 in McDonough, Ga. for… Continue
“Never wear anything that you wouldn’t want to wear in jail,” a guideline that southern rapper Young Jeezy has followed everyday when it comes to getting fresh. Sure the statement may seem a little extreme to those of us who aren’t involved in any bing-worthy activities but we can’t front, Jeezy makes his clothes work for him. That said, you won’t catch the snowman rocking skinny jeans and colorful dunks anytime soon. Sticking to classics like leather… Continue
7 news reports "Two teenagers are charged in connection with an attack on a 14-year-old girl and her 11-year-old brother. Police say the victims were beaten and robbed Sunday. They were running an errand for their grandmother in the city's West Chatham neighborhood.…
In celebration of Def Jam’s quarter century in the music business, XXL has selected a handful of the label’s roster, past and present, to grace the cover of the November issue.
XXL’s new issue will include memorable tales from the MCs about the famed label, along with a complete discography of Def Jam releases and a comprehensive timeline of the brand’s biggest moments. Behind the scenes masterminds, Russell Simmons, Lyor Cohen and Kevin Liles… Continue
It looks like Shyne’s homecoming is on hold for the moment.
The former Bad Boy rapper (born Jamal Barrow) was scheduled to be released from prison Tuesday (October 6) after serving more than nine years of a 10-year sentence in connection with the 2001 Club New York shooting involving Diddy and Jennifer Lopez.
But his release is now under review, as representatives for the rapper revealed to MTV News that the Brooklyn MC is being… Continue