rap moguls

Jay-Z’s controversial partnership with the NFL continues to stir up emotion, the Brooklyn emcee announced that the NFL would divest $100M into criminal justice reform over the next 10 years in a recent interview with The New York Times. But one of the rap mogul’s biggest supporters, his mother-in-law, Tina Lawson, posted an Instagram message on […]

The Recording Academy will honor hip-hop pioneer Dr. Dre with a high-profile award during the 2020 Grammy Awards, and many music honchos are feeling some way about that. “Dre breaks boundaries and inspires music creators across every genre,” said Deborah Dugan, the incoming President and CEO of the Recording Academy.  “His evolution as a producer solidifies him as […]

FARMINGTON, Conn. (AP) — Rapper 50 Cent’s 50,000-square-foot mansion in Connecticut that first went on the market 12 years ago has finally sold at a fraction of the original asking price. Jennifer Leahy, an agent at Douglas Elliman in Greenwich, tells the Hartford Courant the 21-bedroom. 25-bathroom home in Farmington was sold for $2.9 million. […]

Jay Z is more than just talking about criminal justice reform. He’s literally putting his money where his mouth is. Although the rapper 21 Savage is not on his label, Jay has hired noted lawyer Alex Spiro to assist in getting Savage, born She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, out of ICE custody, reports Variety. Savage, 26 was detained […]

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Averting a murder trial that had been nearly four years in coming, former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight pleaded no contest Thursday to voluntary manslaughter for running over and killing a Compton businessman and agreed to serve nearly 30 years in prison. The Death Row Records co-founder entered the plea […]

The hip-hop mogul no longer wants to be a part of the NFL business after the league enforced a policy that requires players to stand during the national anthem.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One current and one former attorney for rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight have been indicted on charges including conspiring to bribe potential witnesses in his upcoming murder trial, authorities said Monday. Matthew Fletcher and Thaddeus Culpepper were also charged with conspiracy to commit subornation of perjury, conspiracy to commit obstruction of […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Jay Z has signed a $200 million, 10-year deal with tour promoter Live Nation. The rap icon announced the deal Thursday that continues his relationship with the company, a connection which began in 2008. A person close to the situation, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the person was […]

Kanye West has the right to have his HIPPA information remain confidential. For those who don’t know, that is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 that ensures that your health information remains private. Unfortunately for him and for some staffers at UCLA Medical Center, some nosy medical personnel forgot to respect those rights […]

Toni Braxton, 48 got a brand new car, and it's from her lowkey boo.

Update: Combs has issued a statement on the assault charges.   Diddy has made bail and has been released from custody in UCLA assault case, according to multiple reports. The coach he assaulted, Sal Alosi, has his own history – the former New York Jets assistant coach was fined and fired by the team after […]

The custody drama between Damon Dash and his ex-wife Rachel Roy concluded today with Dash losing custody of their daughters. According to TMZ, Roy won sole legal and physical custody of 15-year-old Ava and 6-year-old Tallulah, despite Dash’s attempts to gain full custody. The former couple each accused the other of being an unfit parent. […]