The America's Most Wanted tour had a surprise guest on Sunday night when it rolled into the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Virginia Beach, Virginia, two nights after Drake was forced to leave the tour after seriously re-injuring his knee.
In his first onstage appearance since pleading guilty to assaulting Rihanna in February, singer Chris Brown jumped onstage near the end of headliner Lil Wayne's set, according to clips that popped up on… Continue
Eminem, miffed that Mariah Carey impersonated him in her latest video, "Obsessed," retaliated this week with the musical equivalent of an atomic bomb - a track that purports to reveal nasty details about their sex life (the rapper claims they had a relationship; she has long denied it) that would make Paris Hilton's sex-tape videographer blush.
He also threatens to release photos and voice-mail recordings that, apparently, he has been holding… Continue
A Bronx man was mortally wounded by cops after he opened fire on them, sparking a fierce shootout on the street, police and witnesses said.
Oswaldo Sevilla Moran, 31, was shot in the chest during the gun battle with four uniformed cops in Longwood, the Bronx.
"He turned and fired several shots," a police source said of Sevilla Moran. "Our guys fell back behind a van and returned fire."
An argument at a Brooklyn party early Sunday exploded into a vicious knife-fight that put eight young people in the hospital, police said.
Blood was spattered across the sidewalk on Fulton St. near Euclid Ave. in East New York after the sprawling melee, which spilled into a train station.
"A girl came to take her sister out of the party and that's how the fight started," said John Velasquez, 19, a bystander who was injured in the 1:45… Continue
With Beastie Boy Adam 'MCA' Yauch sidelined with cancer in his throat, the hip hop group was forced to pull out of concert dates, which included their headlining gig at the All Points West festival in Jersey City, N.J., this weekend. Fortunately for them and the fans in attendance, Jay-Z stepped up to fill in, and also led a raucous tribute to the Beasties and Yauch.
With his opening song, Jay-Z launched into the Beasties' 'License to Ill' classic 'No Sleep Til… Continue
P. Diddy handpicked Day 26 in Season 4 of "Making the Band" -- and now they're being accused of handpicking one of their new songs straight from someone else's album!
In a copyright infringement notice fired off to Bad Boy Records -- the company ran and founded by Diddy -- singer Kirby Shields alleges his song "I'm Just Getting Started" is "identical" to Day 26's "Just Getting Started," released in April.
First Amendment lawyers say a Florida rapper known as T.O. got a bad rap when he was sent to jail for recording threatening song lyrics about the police.
The 20-year-old rapper, whose real name is Antavio Johnson, began a 2-year prison term July 24. He had pleaded no contest to threatening a pair of Lakeland, Fla., officers in his rap song "Kill Me a Cop."
His lawyer, Gil Colon, told FOX 13 in Tampa Bay that he was just fed up when he… Continue
Earlier this week, rumors spread that Kanye West had declared himself "the new King of Pop," in the wake of Michael Jackson's death late last month. While those rumors — which stemmed from an erroneous blog posted just days after Jackson's death but spread into the blogosphere this week — were never true, they were apparently not completely debunked. After Kanye heard about them, he fired off one of his characteristic all-caps blog entries, which was… Continue
LaGuardia Airport's central terminal was evacuated Saturday after a Manhattan kook was busted with a fake bomb in his bag, authorities said.
The NYPD Bomb Squad investigated, and it turned out the suspect had a bunch of batteries taped together to look like dynamite with wires sticking out, sources said.
But the damage was done.
After the 6 a.m. scare, thousands of passengers were rushed out of the concourse and even herded… Continue
The Game's cousin wants the rapper to be coffin' up some serious cash -- and it's all over an alleged beat down that occurred at a freakin' funeral last year.
Robert Kirkwood just filed a lawsuit in L.A. County Superior Court, claiming the The Game and four others assaulted him at his sister's funeral in July of '08.
The suit says the throwdown -- straight out of a Jerry Springer Halloween Special -- started when Robert confronted The… Continue
Rapper/Rihanna's sometimes BF Drake decided to hit the stage in New Jersey last night against doctor's orders. And hit the stage he did.
Drake collapsed while performing his hit song "Best I Ever Had" after his knee buckled underneath him. He had to be carried off stage and Lil Wayne had to finish the show himself.
Drake -- who already had a torn ACL and was not cleared by doctors to perform -- posted on his Twitter page that he will be getting surgery this… Continue
MC Hammer's bumbling cousin who appears frequently on the rapper's reality show, 'Hammertime,' has been accused of raping a woman he met on Twitter. Marvin Grant, 33, was arrested on Thursday for investigation in the sexual assault of a 40-year-old woman who arranged to meet him at a hotel in Livermore, Calif. on Wednesday. Grant, who goes by "Bigg Marv" on the A&E show, attacked the woman after she rejected his advances, police… Continue
Saturday, Aug 1 6:30p at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Babylon, NY
Charismatic Southern rapper Lil Wayne began his industry ascendance as one of the Hot Boys, a short-lived Cash Money Records all-star group, and after establishing himself as a successful solo artist, he grew to become a critical favorite, known especially for his entertainting underground mixtapes.
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$129 to… Continue
With New York temperatures soaring to a hot 89 degrees yesterday, Rihanna made sure she kept cool by stepping out in a fashionable playsuit.
The R&B singer looked bang on trend as she had a relaxing day eating and drinking in the sun as she joined friends on the roof of private members' club Soho House in the Meatpacking District.
After starting the day off in a similar patterned hankerchief dress, Rihanna… Continue
NEW YORK — Now there's a real rap fan: a lady wearing a dress and high-heel pumps, jumping up and down like Dwight Howard in a slam-dunk contest to the sounds of Method Man's "Bring the Pain." Thursday night at the Nokia Theatre, Meth and Redman and Ghostface Killah headlined a bill which also included Keith Murray and Duo Live.