Pimp C’s biography to be written by former ‘OZONE’ editor

In 2007, Southern rap fans mourned the loss of one of their heroes when UGK producer and rapper Chad “Pimp C” Butler passed away. But much like the real story of the days leading up to this tragic event, most of this enigmatic musician’s life has remained a mystery, relegated to rumors and entertaining tales […]

Drake’s Instagram: Celebrity friends and family photos

Either Drake has plenty of old friends or he’s not holding up to his mantra “No New Friends.” The Canadian R&B and hip-hop superstar spends a great deal of time in the states. Calling Houston his second home and consistently shouting out hot spots like Atlanta and Vegas, the self-proclaimed champagne papi was bound to […]

Eve and Maximillion Cooper kick off their Gumball 3000 Miami 2 Ibiza Rally

Eve and Maximillion Cooper held the kick off to his annual Gumball 3000 Miami 2 Ibiza Rally at Wall last night at the W on South Beach where the party went all night long. Also in attendance was Tahiry Jose from “Love &Hip Hop.” Also in attendance were Robin of Baller Alert,  The Lifestyle Specialist […]

Last week’s hottest celeb male Instagram pics

Who flexes harder on Instagram, is it the celeb men or celeb ladies? Who knows; but when you work hard you can play hard too. Check out Kevin Hart spending paper flying private, Meek Mill and Diddy skiing, and more celeb men flexing in the gallery. -Joi Pearson @joiapearson

Mixtape Mondays: Naledge’s ‘Brain Power 2’

The emcee half of the duo, Kidz in the Hall, is back with the sequel to his acclaimed Brain Power mixtape with the appropriately titled Brain Power 2. Giving you more of what he gave the first time; witty, knowledgeable and introspective lyrics, Naledge proves why he is one of the best rappers from Chicago […]

Fat Joe surprises fans, loved oned with early jail release

Bronx-born hip-hop star Fat Joe was sentenced to four months in prison back in August for tax evasion, and the rapper surprised everyone this week when he came home a few weeks early. Joe was released from prison in Miami’s Federal Detention Center just in time to enjoy Thanksgiving with his family. DJ Nasty posted on Instagram that “Joey Crack” was home.

Bun B blasts Sen. Ted Cruz for Obamacare opposition

Bun B is one of the godfathers of Houston hip-hop, and his perspective carries a lot of weight in the community. The UGK co-founder was recently asked to give his opinion on Houston senator Ted Cruz. Cruz infamously gave a controversial unofficial filibuster of Pres. Barack Obama’s healthcare program that lasted over 21 hours.

R&B artist Bertell returns with a new club banger

After his past hits like “She Bad” featuring Bun B and sexy club banger “Beat it Up,” R&B artist Bertell is back with that soulful mixture of hip-hop and R&B. His sexy new single “She Get it from Her Mama” featuring awarding winning singer/producer/songwriter T. Pain brings the sophisticated fun for all the ladies. Read […]

Ice Cube and Coors Light search Chicago for the coldest MC

Ice Cube, Bun B and DJ Drama arrived in Chicago to search for the coldest MC. The three hip-hop icons took over V Live nightclub on North Milwaukee Avenue Tuesday evening in “search for the coldest.” Sponsored by Coors Light, the coldest is a national contest that showcases up-and-coming MCs from across the country competing […]