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Philadelphia based rapper Beanie Sigel was shot outside his Pleasantville, New Jersey, home Friday morning (Dec. 5). Sigel, real name Dwight Grant, was shot once in the back contrary to previous reports of being shot in the stomach. His attorney Fortunato Perri, Jr., says Sigel was not the intended target of the shooting and may…

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Philadelphia rapper and former Roc-A-Fella Records artist Beanie Sigel (born Dwight Grant) was released from Federal Detention Center in Philadelphia earlier this week. The “Roc The Mic” rapper also known as “The Broad St. Bully” served two years for tax evasion and drug possession. In July of 2012, Sigel was sentenced to two years in…

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Ol Dirty Bastard’s son YDB is not feeling the former heads of Roc-A-Fella Records for vastly different reasons. During a recent appearance on Forbez DVD Live, YDB took issue with Jay Z wearing a chain with the Five-Percent Nation’s flag, but not spreading the message of the organization. He also alluded to Hov’s supposed affiliation with the…

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Young Guru presented “Era of the Engineer” at the 135th Audio Engineering Society Convention held at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. Dubbed as “The Sound of New York,” Young Guru – the acclaimed engineer/producer who’s worked with Jay Z, Alicia Keys, Rihanna, Beyoncé –possesses over a decade of experience in sound engineering…

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Young Guru presented “Era of the Engineer” at the 135th Audio Engineering Society Convention held at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. Dubbed as “The Sound of New York,” Young Guru – the acclaimed engineer/producer who’s worked with Jay Z, Alicia Keys, Rihanna, Beyoncé –possesses over a decade of experience in sound engineering…

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During the 90’s through the early 2000’s it seemed for every rap group there was a token female rapper. While Nicki Minaj may be temporarily reigning rap goddess, her predecessors were more than rapping Barbie’s, they spit bars against the best rappers, both male and female, in the game. Rappers like Vita (Murda Inc.), Amil, and the infamous…

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To rap or not to rap? To aspire to become a rapper when a child grows up is nothing new now a days but it is not all bad. Eight bars or 16 bars, whatever it is these men have figured it out and diversified in many ways to create there. Check out the top…

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During his years as co-owner of Roc-a-fella Records, Dame Dash often called himself a “cake-a-holic” because of his extreme addiction to earning money. However, Dash has had trouble feeding his habit since parting ways with Jay-Z in 2004. Once Jay-Z and Dame Dash went their separate ways, Dash earned $20 million on the split of…

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Jay-Z may have walked away from Roc-A-Fella Records years ago, but it looks like his past is catching up to him in the worst way. A new report claims that Jay and his former record label partners, Damon Dash and Kareem “Biggs” Burke, are now being targeted in a $7 million lawsuit in unpaid royalties…

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Damon Dash, former Roc-A-Fella Records CEO,   currently owes the IRS almost $3 million in back taxes. According to The Detroit News, The IRS filed a $2,984,364 tax lien against the former Rocawear executive on June 30 with the New York City Register’s Office. Dash’s current tax lien is just the latest in a series of…

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