Davey D's Hip Hop Corner News Headlines.... Funk Flex Gets His Own Driving Shoe... Member of Lil Kim's Entourage Gets Sentenced to 3 Year Prison Term... 50 Cent's Album Moved Up A Week to Combat Bootlegging... Snoop Dogg Catches Heat For Hosting Players Ball Party in ATL... Suge Knight Helps Families of Murdered Children... Swizz Beats Signs Big Tigger, Keith Sweat and Other Artists... Nappy Roots Being Sued By A St Louis Musician Named Willie Woods...
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January 2003 Headlines...

Funk Flex Gets His Own Driving Shoe

Member of Lil Kim's Entourage Gets Sentenced to 3 Year Prison Term

50 Cent's Album Moved Up A Week to Combat Bootlegging

Snoop Dogg Catches Heat For Hosting Players Ball Party in ATL

Suge Knight Helps Families of Murdered Children

Swizz Beats Signs Big Tigger, Keith Sweat and Other Artists

Nappy Roots Being Sued By A St Louis Musician Named Willie Woods

New Trial Sought In Slaying of Lost Boyz Member Freaky Tah

The Rap on Cadillac's Escalade and Hip Hop.... 50 Cent Releases Collabo w/ 2Pac Vocals Obtained From Snoop Dogg

Federal agents began serving grand-jury subpoenas at Vivendi Universalís New York offices in a money-laundering probe of the music giantís rap label Murder Inc

Suge Knight Loses 25 Million Dollar Lawsuit

RIAA go after Verizon-Hilary Rosen To Quit Organization

Snoop Dogg finishes up video and gets set for co-hosting duties on the Jimmy Kimmel Show

Source Magazine Publisher Dave Mays Enters Rap Feud

Russell Simmons Plans Hip Hop Woodstock for April 2003 in Atlanta

NY Congressman Major Owens (66) has been busting raps and poems on the floor of the Congress

Method Man has just started shooting a new flick called 'The Otherside of Simple'. He will be joining actors Hayden Christensen, Vince Vaughn and Don Cheadle in an ensemble cast.

Eminem has responded to the recent interviews and disses from Benzino with a song called 'Boston Bitch'

Last week rap star Fabolous had the dubious distinction of being arrested twice in one day

A new 2Pac documentary called 'Resurrection' is set to preview at the Sundance Film Festival

The Mid-Town Manhattan Offices of Violator Management shot up by unknown gunmen.-Violator is home to Busta Ryhmes, Mobb Deep, Missy Elliott and 50 Cents

Hip Hop Organizations Releases Activism Resource Guide

Kool DJ Red Alert Joins Power 105 in NY

Huge Anti-War demonstrations are set for Saturday Jan 18th in Washington DC and San Francisco

Will Smith has been dropped from the rosters of Sony Records-

Jermaine Dupri has left Sony Music and is signed to Arista

NYC has a brand new Hip Hop newspaper that is the 'talk of the town' called 'Four Korners'-more details to follow.

Queen Latifah was sentenced to 3 years probation after pleading 'no contest' to DUI

Bravo Ad Agency Announces that Latinos are Hip Hop's Largest Purchaser of Music

Paris set to release album 'Sonic Jihad' which will depict an airplane flying into the White House

Raids on Murder Inc Raise Issue of Timing

Eve and Ja Rule Team Up to Go On Tour

Blackstar Benefit for the Nikiru Center at SOB's is a Success

PhillyHipHop.com Gears Up For Annual Hip Hop Awards Presentation

Hip Hop Scholars Bumrush Academia

Hip Hop Activist Smash on Bay Area Radio Station KMEL

Kid from Kid-n-Play to Host 'Amateur Night' Which Returns to Harlem's Historic Apollo Theater

Jesse Jackson's Annual Wall Street Project Will Be Hosting a Special Day Long Hip Hop Summit at the Sheraton Hotel in NYC

The Source Magazine Says Hip Hop is in a 'State of Emergency'

Rappers and Activists Including Chuck D and Bob Law are Set to Hold Community Hearings in NY [Tues Jan 14th]to Address How NY Urban Radio Stations, BET and MTV Censor Certain Types of 'Positive' and 'Socially Conscious' Black Music

Assault Charges Against Fat Joe Dropped

NY's Newsday Paper Profiles Fat Joe and His Successes

Ice T Launches New Clothing Line

A NY Doctor/ Poet Challenges Hip Hoppers to Find Hope: He Launches a Hip Hop to Hip Hope Contest

Eminem Enters the Fashion World and Launches His Own Clothing Line

Sex Does Sell Even w/ Lil Kim Under a Burka-Like Veil

Sony Honcho Tommy Mattola Steps Down From His Post

A Review of Common's Album Electric Circus

Lil Cease of Juniour MAFIA gets Sentenced to 5 years Probation for Gun Charges

Should We Question the Timing of the Murder Inc Raids?

Sony Honcho Tommy Mattola Steps Down From His Post

A Review of Common's Album Electric Circus

Def Jam Signs Doug E Fresh

Ice T Launches New Clothing Line

Q-Tip & Nicole Kidman Are Hollywood's Newest Couple

Fat Joe Speaks on How It feels to Be Nominated For A Grammy

Chuck D Is the Frontman For A New Group Called Fine Arts Militia..

Chicago Hip Hoppers Pay Homage to Egypt

Here's the Low Down on SkhoolYard

A review of GZA's New Album The Legend of Liquid Swords

Missy and Lil Mo Helps Out Fabolous

50 Cent Was Arrested For Gun Possession

Rap-Rock Groups Like Limp Bizkit, Linkin Park and Papa Roach Have Slumping CD Sales in 2002




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