December 2002 Headlines

Queen Latifah Set to Be In Theatrical remake of the Play 'Scarlet Letter'

Method Man Joins Ensemble Cast for the 'Other Side of Simple'

Hip Hop Is Becoming More Political

Fat Joe and Talib Kweli Dismiss Trent Lott's Apology: They Say It's Not Enough

Eminem Disses Benzino on Hot 97

The Source Takes On Eminem and Clarifies Its Position w/ Respect to Benzino

Russell Simmons and Minister Ben Muhammed Ask Trent Lott to Step Down

Kevin Powell Talks About Being a Hip Hop Head

Common Keeps It Moving w/ His New Album Electric Circus

Hip Hop Community Calls on President Bush to Stop Slick Rick Deportation

Bill O'Reilly Battles Jay-Z..Debates w/ The Source Magazine Editor

Rusty Waters Rapper Randy Allen Denies Being Involved In JMJ Slaying

Was It an Insurance Scam Behind JMJ Slaying?

Fat Joe Set to Release Customized 'Iced Out' Car Rims

Reviews of Talib's Quality and Jay-Z's Blueprint 2

Suga Free Speaks His Mind

Missing Children of Bay Area Rapper's Rapping 4Tay and Young Lay Found Over the Weekend

Zulu Nation Spokesman TC Izlam Lost Everything in a Fire at His NJ Home this Weekend:
Donations of clothing, Vinyl, Gear, equipment and even funds can be sent to:
Sammy Kane (for TC Iz) 1104 Washington St. #7 Hoboken NJ 07030...

US Gov't Plans to Go After Jam Master Jay's Estate: No Break On Tax Debt

Is Eminem, Hip Hop's Prodigal Son?

Oakland's Azeem Makes Noise

A Profile on Suge Knight

Benzino Clears the Air About His Beef w/ Eminem

INS Rules to Deport Slick Rick

DJ Quik Set to Lead Comedian Chris Rock's Music Orchestra

Fox News Announced that Eminem is Being Considered By Time Magazine to be Man of the Year-He's on the Shortlist Right Next to George W Bush

Fred Hampton Jr Speaks on the Murder of Jam Master Jay

Incarcerated Controversial Rapper X-Raided Set to Hire Johnny Cochran

Producer Fredwreck & Snoop Dogg Set to Do Anti-War Song

Twin Hype is Back on the Rap Scene Working on a New Album

P-Diddy In South Africa Speaks Out About AIDs Crisis

Styles P Gets Ready to Serve 8 Month Bid in Upstate NY

Five Movies That Influenced Hip Hop

Yesterday Was World AIDs Day Do You Remember Eazy E?

Hip Hop and Boxing Come Together at Atlantic City

November 2002 Headlines

Muslim Hip Hop Group Draws Attention As They Rap About Islam

NYC Continues to Crack Down on Night Clubs w/ 'Anti-Dance Police'

Hip Hop Artists Are Born Suspects

FUBU Founders Do Turkey Giveaway for the Needy in Queens

LAPD Have Warrant Out for Another Suge Knight Associate

Snoop Set To Fly On His New Show 'Televizzle' on MTV

Dre of Outkast Set to Star in New Movie

Read the Story of Hip Hop's Most Dangerous Group NWA

?uest Love and The Roots make Noise

Hip Hop Fast Food Snacks Hit the Stands

Mumia, Rap and Revolution

LL Cool J Speaks on the Loss of JMJ and His Grandmother

Nas Speaks on His New Album 'God's Son' and Rivalries

Fans of JMJ Want His Legacy Kept In Tact

Oakland's Goapele Blows Up the Spot

Main Source Set To Reunite

Benzino Calls Out Eminem: He Accuses Him of Being Vanilla Ice

Eminem Responds w/ Two Songs About Bezino

Daddy O Speaks Out About Self Destruction 2

Del Tha Funkee Homosapien Speaks His Mind

Bay Area Hip Hoppers Return from Palestine will be on KPFA 94.1/ w/ Fredwreck Producer of Snoop Dogg and Xzibit Today [Tues] at 4PM Cali Time

Kool Keith Crew Returns Stolen Money

Del Tha Funkee Homosapien Speaks His Mind

Crash Crew Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Ice Cube Under Fire For 'Friday After Next' Ads

Rally To Protest Negative Images in Rap this Weekend

Did Kool Keith and Tim Dog Rob A SF Niteclub?

Queen Latifah Arrested For Drunk Driving

Malik Zulu Shabazz of New Black Panther Party Set to Release Controversial Album in January Called 'Amerikkka's Most Hated'

Jam Master Jay's Family Vehemently Respond to Allegations That He Was Killed Because of a Bad Drug Deal

Oakland's Goapele Blows Up the Spot

Eminem & Nelly Dominate AMA Nominations

From Ballet to Hip Hop: Power to the B-Boys

Philly B-Boy Rennie Harris Speaks on Hip Hop Dance History

Jay-Z to Appear on 60 Minutes II Tonite

Is P-Diddy Running For President?

Hip Hop Pioneer Pete DJ Jones Talks About How Hip Hop Emerged

Kurupt May Collaborate w/ Actor Steven Segal

Mr Complex Is Set To Launch A Television Hip Hop Game Show

Jam Master Jay Murder Being Attributed to Drug Deal Gone Bad

DMX w/ Mary J Blige Set to do Thanksgiving Charity Dinner In His Old Yonkers Neighborhood

Def Poetry Jam A Big Hit on Broadway

Hip Hop Peace Project Launches

Hip Hoppers and Community Groups Set to Jam up SF Hip Hop Station KMEL

Suge Knight's Lawyers Says The Police Are Harrassing Suge w/ Predawn Raid

Sad News For LL Cool J, His Grandmother Who Was His Inspiration Just Passed

Planet Asia Assaulted By Guards at a Minneapolis Night Club

Suge Knight's Office Raided By Police In Predawn Raid

Wyclef Says He Wants to Get the Fugees Back Together

Missy Elliot Says She's Tired of Hip Hop Beefs

Bay Area Hip Hop Artist Touch Down in Palestine

Oakland Rapper's Career Ruined by Corrupt Cops

Actor Merlin Santana of the Steve Harvey/ Bill Cosby Show Was Shot and Killed

P Diddy Accused By London Hip Hop Artist of Trying to Wipe Him Out

Oakland Hip Hoppers Bumrush the Office of Mayor Jerry Brown

Cops Seek Man Who Was The Look Out in the Jam Master Jay Slaying

8 Mile Makes 54 Million at the Box Office

Paris Writes an Open Letter to Def Jam Records

Ice T Readies New Album 'Pimpin' 101'

Check out This Weekend's Zulu nation Anniversary celebration in NYC

Rappers Coming Together to Record Self Destruction 2

NY Senator Honors Zulu Nation

Zulu Nation: From Gangs to Hip Hop Glory...

October 2002 Headlines

Controversial Booty Crack Magazine Returns to San Jose

Bay Area Beats Central Cali in Emcee Battle

Angie Martinez Joins American Idol

Philly-Baltimore-Maryland Rappers Come Together To Do A Tribute Album for Sniper Victim Ken Bridges

Coolio and Outkast Set to Do National Lampoon Movie

KRS-One and MC Lyte Set To Perform at Compton Community College Sat Nov 2 2002 2-6PM for Rock the Vote

Sista Souljah Set to Appear at Turning the Tables of Hip Hop Summit in Wash DC Oct 31-Nov 3

Ice T Set To Release Feature Film on Pimping

Sway & Tech Wake Up Show Returns to LA

Boots & Black Panther Bobby Seale Founder Team Up

Funk Flex Says Power Can't Beat Him or Hot 97

Steph Lova Clears Up Rumors Surrounding Assault

Virgin Radio Calls Rap 'Processed Crap'

KRS-One Throws Down at RTV Rally at UCLA

Record Labels Making Moves to Refuse to Pay Radio Stations to Play Music

Death Row Records Graphics Logo Designer Shot to Death In LA

Power 106 to Reveal Business Relationship w/ Shady Sheist to It's Listeners

Republican Senator Berates Opponent For Attending Hip Hop Summit

Power 106 in LA Under Fire for Conflict of Interest w/ Shade Sheist Airplay

Over 1000 Youth Attend Dallas Hip Hop Summit

KRS & The Poetess Set to Perform at Rock The Vote Rally on UCLA Campus

Digital Underground Set to Perform at San Jose State Campus Today for RTV

Hip Hop Photographer Ernie Paniciolli Celebrates 'Who Shot Ya' Book Release

Reggie Reg of the Crash Crew is a New Father Congratulations!

Restraining Order Issued to Funkmaster Flex

Emcee Battle of the Century; The Bay vs Central Cali

P-Diddy Signs New Edition

Russell Simmons Endorses Texas Candidate Ron Kirk for Senate

Jay-Z and Beyonce Are Engaged

Amateur Video Tape Clears Luke of Sexual Assault: The Woman was Lying

Daz Takes on Afeni Shakur, Xzibit, Ja Rule, Irv Gotti and Suge Knight

Historic Sugar Hill Studios Burns Down

Coolio Set to Succeed Bob Hope

Funeral For Cold Crush Legend Set For This Friday

Steph Lover Set to Sue Funkmaster Flex: She Says Incident Was Caught on Tape

Jay-Z vs Toni Braxton: She Accuses Him of Stealing Her Song!

Hip Hop Summit Comes to Dallas Oct 11 & 12

I Hope You Called Your Congressman 'Cause We are Now Going to War

Dame Dash Gets Jumped By Thugs In Paris-Needs 6 Stitches

Cocoa Cola Under Fire By Milwaukee Officials for Sponsoring Grafitti Contest

Jigga Teams Up w/ Beyonce For Blueprint 2

NJ Poet Amiri Baraka Challenges the ADL

Hip Hop Says 'Not In Our Name!

Ras Baraka Named Deputy Mayor of Newark

Fred Hampton Jr Speaks about Assination Attempt

KRS-One Gears Up to Help Chicken Soup of the Soul

Major Record Labels Admit to Price Fixing CDs: They Settle Out of Court

6 Lungs Gone Silent: The 2Pac/ Biggie Documentary

Victory For O'Reilly and Project Islamic Hope-Snoop Gets Dumped

DJ Premier Starts Record Label

The Real Shaolin Monks of China Trade Mark Their Name

Jay-Z Set to Do 60 Minutes TV Show

LL Cool J Backs Republican Governor

Suge Knight Battles Clear Channel Over Billboard

Dame Dash Starts Radio Show on Power 105

September 2002 Headlines

Project Islamic Hope Is Also Going After Snoop Dogg

Bill O'Reilly Goes After Snoop Dogg and the Muppets

Flava Flav Gets One Year in Jail For Unpaid Parking Tickets

MTV Agrees to Play PE Video

Hot 97 Backs Funkmaster Flex, They're Going After Steph Lova

Bizzy Bones Ousted From Bones Thugs and Harmony

LL Cool J Set To Star in Samaul Jackson Movie

Funkmaster Flex Arrested For Beating Down Rival Female DJ Steph Lova

Protest Against MTV Scheduled This Friday Sept 27

Cash Money Reps Deny Movie Making Venture w/ Master P

P-Diddy Vows To Work Hard in Support of Carl McCall

Wildstyle Celebrates 20 Years

Juvenile Arrested for Assault

Hip Hop Rivals Come Together: Master P & Cash Money Working on Movie

Hip Hop Youth Conference Coming to Boston this Weekend

Is Funkmaster Flex Guilty of Payola?

Hip Hop Pioneer Vansilk Calls Out Jay Z, Nas and other Emcees

Listen to Canibus Dis Jay-Z and Beanie

Was Cointel-Pro Behind the Recent LA Times Article?

The Dummifying of Hip Hop America

Ice Cube Signs to Aftermath Records

Queen Latifah Relaunches Flava Unit Record Label

Injured Goodie Mob Rapper Khujo In Good Spirits

Comedian Margret Cho and Hip Hop

Method Man and Redman Set to Film Another Comedy

Rappers Give Madison Avenue a Run for the Money

Is Russell Simmons the Swami of Hip Hop?

Arab Rapper AJ Steps to the Plate and Raps About 9-11

Ludacris Plans to Respond to Pepsi

Record Companies Set to Cut Deals to Do Placement ADs in Rap Songs

Recording Studio Claims to Have Proof of Biggie's Whereabouts

Listen to Ed Lover Debate Bill Oreilly

Bling Blingin' In The Age of Terror

Russell Simmons Responds to LA Times

Kool Moe Dee Joins KRS-One on 9-11

J-Lo Causes More Drama: Says Her 'Music Is Not Black!'

LA Times Say Police Messed Up In 2Pac Investigation

Biggie's Estate Responds to Article

Former Vibe Writer Kevin Powell Weighs In

Who Killed 2Pac? The LA Times Claims to Know:They Say Biggie Was Involved

Edi of the Outlawz Speaks About LA Times Article and 2Pac

Mr Lif Moves From Beantown to Oaktown-Welcome to Cali

dead prez Breaks It Down

KRS-One Updates Peace Document

Ludacris' Mom Heats Up on Bill O'Reilly

Beanie Sigel Launches Controversial Clothing Line

Nappy Roots Speak Out About Growing Up Poor

Napster Closes Doors Fires Founder Shawn Fanning

Felonious Brings Beat Box Show to Oakland's Black Box

August 2002 Headlines

Bill O'Reilly Is A Pompous Idiot

Q-Tip Talks to Our Sista Station WBAI: Tribe IS NOT Getting Back Together

Boots From The Coup Will Start Teaching at Oakland High School This Fall

Bill O'Reilly Shuts Down Ludacris

Eminem Wins Big and Gets Booed After Getting Riled By Puppet & Moby

Motion Man Returns to the Fold w/ Heat

D/DC [Deep Dick Collective] Speak Their Minds

Beef Between Ja Rule & DMX Escalates

Scarface Hospitalized Due to High Blood Pressure

Swollen Members Hook Up w/ Nelly Furtado

LL Cool J is Back on the Move

Luniz Drop New Album That Reflects 'The Town' [Oakland]

Cynthia Mckinney Loses Election!

Can Hip Hop Stars Mobilize Young Blacks to the Polls?

Snoop Speaks to About His New Dis Song 'Pimp Slap'

NORE Concert Cancelled For Fear of 'Gang Violence'

Russell Simmons and NAACP Join Forces!

Cuba Hosts 8th Annual Hip Hop Festival

Irv Gotti Trying to Sign Shyne to Murder Inc

Sign the 'Hip Hop Manifesto Petition' to Reform BET [Black Exploitation TV]

Cage Causes Drama w/College Radio

WC and Snoop Hold Ghetto Olympics

P-Diddy to Open Up Research & Polling Company

EPMD's DJ Scratch Hurt in Motorcycle Accident

Big Celebration in the Bronx for the Late Disco King Mario

KRS to Hold Hip Hop Conference on 9-11

Millions For Reparations March Set for this Sat August 17th

Zulu Nation Gears Up For 29th Anniversary Celebration

Ice Cube Responds to Samuel Jackson's Remarks About Rappers Not Being Able to Act

Senator Repeals Bill to Help Recording Artist

Why Are Alternative Rock Stations Only Playing White Rap Acts?

Black Panthers Putting Out Hip Hop Records

Snoop's Brother In Law Killed in Las Vegas

KKBT Hip Hop Concert Marred by Violence

Snoop Disses Suge and Tha Row In A New Song

DMX Teams Up w/ Rage Against the Machine

Slick Rick Speaks to Allhiphop About His Recent Troubles

Snoop Dogg, Outkast & Jay-Z Featured In 'American Rap Stars' Documentary

Jay-Z Challenges Nas to a Pay Per View Battle

Jam Master Jay Opens A Scratch Academy

Michael Jackson Plans to Hook Up w/ Murder Inc.

Eminem Hooks Up w/ 'Girls Gone Wild' Video Show...

Georgia Congresswoman Cynthia Mckinney Speaks Out On Hip Hop and Politics

What's the Future of the Hip Hop Generation?...Bakari Speaks Out

SJ Hip Hop Producer Capp Responds to Minister Paul Scott

KRS Takes Up Artist Rights

Bad News For Field Member Click

Cam'ron Arrested in NY For Forging License Plates

DMX Accuses Ja Rule of Stealing His Rhyme Style


SJ Hip Hop Producer Capp Responds to Minister Paul Scott

KRS Takes Up Artist Rights

Cam'ron Arrested in NY For Forging License Plates

Def Jam Launches Free Slick Rick Petition Campaign

DMX Accuses Ja Rule of Stealing His Rhyme Style

Family of Victims Agree to Star in Video to a New 9-11 Hip Hop Song

Will Smith Defends Slick Rick

DMX Set to Pen Autobiography

Snoop Teams Up w/ Old Death Row Labelmates

Treach to Star In 'Interracial Love' Film 'Face'

Jay Z and Damon Dash Buy Vodka Company

Actor Samuel Jackson Says He Hates Working w/ All Rappers Except Will Smith

Rocksteady Crew Gets Ready to Celebrate 25 Years!

KRS Accuses Funkmaster Flex of Taking 40Gs to Play Records! Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary

P-Diddy Being Sued By Kelly Price and Sauce Money

Conrad Muhammed Set to Run For Congress as a Republican

Bush Administration Calls For Internment Camps For Arab Americans!

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