L.A. journalist Chuck Philips was kicked out of court yesterday as he covered the New York trial of alleged drug dealer and longtime rap industry manager James "Jimmy Henchman" Rosemond.
Rosemond, was indicted on federal drug charges in what authorities alleged was a New York-to-L.A. cocaine ring w ... More >>
Lauryn Hill is the world's greatest unhinged rapper-turned-singer. As part of the Fugees she came to worldwide fame, and then released a widely-loved solo album. But that was before she proceeded to bicker with her bandmates, give horrible live performances, and embark on a series of decision ... More >>
[Editor's Note: Writer Jessica A. Koslow is a USC master's student writing her thesis on krumping. Know Your L.A. Hip-Hop Dances explores some of the most popular street dances in our city.]
"I'm C-Walkin' on the mutherfuckin' concrete," raps Ice Cube on "Go To Church." Other Crip Walker ... More >>
So what I'm Bob Dylan's grandson, you gotta problem wit dat, fool?The times truly are a-changin. Bob Dylan has left his legacy on countless folks, even in hip-hop. People may have forgotten, but he has collaborated with everyone from Kurtis Blow to Wyclef Jean (remember the "Gone Till Novembe ... More >>
Chuck Philips, award-winning LA Times journalist, is out of a job.Chuck Philips, once a top reporter for the Los Angeles Times, spent over a decade investigating the murders of West Coast rapper Tupac Shakur and his East Coast rival, the Notorious B.I.G.
But in 2008, when it was revealed tha ... More >>
Tupac ShakurUpdate: The NYPD plans to interview Isaac. Meanwhile, Rosemond's lawyer says the confession is a "flat out lie," told in hopes that the prisoner might be able to "work off his sentence."
Originally posted June 15 at 1 p.m.
A Brooklyn prisoner named Dexter Isaac, currently servin ... More >>
Tupac leaving the hospital after the 1994 shootingOn November 30th, 1994, Tupac Shakur was shot in Manhattan's Quad Studios. The night sparked the East-West coast feud that left legends Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G. both dead less than three years later.
Now, on the eve of Tupac's 40th bir ... More >>
Now that's the kind of mug we want to see on the City of Carson websiteStick to what you're good at, man.
"Singer" and "actor" Ray-J -- most famous for his grainy romp with Valley sex symbol Kim Kardashian -- told AllHipHop.com on Dec. 8 that he wants to be mayor of Carson, California. It's ... More >>