New York Rapper Benny The Butcher Shot During Attempted Robbery In HoustonThe rapper from Buffalo, New York is part of the hip-hop group Griselda and last month released his second studio album, “Burden of Proof."
Video Filmed By Controversial Rappers At Nassau County Jail Sparks OutrageThe sexually charged video stars three rappers who are convicted felons, said John Jaronczyk, president of the Correction Officers Benevolent Association.
Sugarhill Gang Member, Hip-Hop Pioneer Big Bank Hank Dies At 57Big Bank Hank, a member of the pioneering hip-hop group the Sugarhill Gang responsible for one of the most popular rap songs of all time, ``Rapper's Delight,'' has died of complications of cancer in New Jersey Tuesday at the age of 57.
Boomer & Carton: Rutgers Opera Student Sings Some Rap ClassicsAfter impressing the guys with his pipes over the phone last week, Rutgers opera student Stephen Saharic earned himself an invite to the Allstate Studio.
New Yorkers Join Jay-Z As He Raps For 6 Hours At Chelsea GallerySome New Yorkers were lucky enough Wednesday to spend six hours with Jay-Z as he rapped at the Pace Gallery in Chelsea, for what was to become part of a music video.
Jason Aldean Says 'Night Train' Fits Where He's At Right NowFor Jason Aldean, album titles have meaning, and so he says the song "Night Train" simply "fit my career" at this point in time.
The 3 Reasons Behind Colt Ford’s Success As New Album Becomes #1 Best SellerColt Ford’s latest album, ‘Declaration of Independence’ is has become a #1 best seller, despite minimal airtime support. Find out what three elements he embraces to ensure his success.
Seniors Honor Super Bowl-Bound Giants With Rap VideoResidents at Cedar Crest Retirement Community are giving the New York Giants a senior Super Bowl shout-out. The rapping retirees, ages 74 to 91, have spent decades supporting Big Blue.
LL Cool J: From Radio To The Big Screen (And Everywhere In Between)LL Cool J has sold millions of albums and made a name for himself in fashion, films and television. He continues his success as the host of the 54th Annual Grammy Awards, February 12 on CBS.
Taylor Swift, Foo Fighters And Others Announced As GRAMMYs PerformersGRAMMY nominees Taylor Swift, Foo Fighters, Bruno Mars, Nicki Minaj, Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson will perform at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards, Sunday, February 12 on CBS.
Teacher Uses Hip Hop To Help NYC Students Pass Regents ExamsFor the program Fresh Prep, one teacher created 24 rap songs that review U.S. and global history - hip hop fused with the New York State curriculum to engage hard to reach students.
Ja Rule Sentenced For Failing To File Income Tax ReturnsThe platinum-selling rapper, whose real name is Jeffrey Atkins, admitted in March that he failed to pay taxes on more than $3 million that he earned between 2004 and 2006 while living in Saddle River.
Rapper Ja Rule Sentenced To Prison In NYC Gun Case The platinum-selling rapper and actor was sentenced Wednesday to up to 2 years in prison. He pleaded guilty in December to attempted criminal weapon possession.
Jay-Z Eyes More Grammy Wins