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This past week, news surfaced that legendary rapper Too Short was under investigation as a suspect in a rape case involving a reported mentee of his. Now, Short has finally responded to the accusations and controversy and is claiming that he is innocent. According to reports, the woman accusing Short of rape is an alleged protégée…

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1996 was a major year in hip-hop. 2 Pac released two masterpieces, All Eyes on Me and The Don Killuminati, before his untimely death; OutKast released their futuristic sophomore album ATLiens; Jay Z released his classic debut Reasonable Doubt; Nas released his sophomore hit It Was Written. Bone Thugs n Harmony and Too Short also…

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The reign of Kendrick Lamar’s major label sophomore release, To Pimp aButterfly, continues. In addition to spending a second week in the top position of the Billboard 200, six individual songs from the LP have found their way onto the Billboard Hot 100 chart. “King Kunta” (No. 61), “The Blacker The Berry” (No. 66), “Alright” (No. 83), “Wesley’s Theory”…

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Rock the Bells 2013 is celebrating their 10-year anniversary with shows in Washington, D.C., Sept. 28-29. With more than 50 acts performing over  two days, including E-40, Too Short, J. Cole, Pusha T, Kid Cudi, Talib Kweli, Wu Tang Clan, Common, Bones Thugs and Harmony, Slick Rick & Doug E Fresh, Young Dirty Bastard and many more. This festival is one that hip-hop lovers should make it a…

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Who doesn’t like a great festival? Check out the fall music festivals that are going on in the states to see which one you might be attending. Above, Rock the Bells 2013 is celebrating their 10-year anniversary with shows in multiple cities, including San Francisco,  Sept. 14-15; Washington, D.C., Sept. 28-29; and East Rutherford, N.J., Oct. 4-5.…

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Shrewd and sly “Real Housewives of Atlanta” cast member Phaedra Parks has given birth to her and husband Apollo Nida’s second child, a 9-pound, 7-ounce newborn on May 8 2013. The renowned entertainment lawyer underwent a difficult pregnancy but was able to carry the newborn to term. The Parks-Nida household has now swelled to four…

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