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JOLENE CHERRY’S THE CHERRY PARTY SIGNS WITH RED DISTRIBUTION

| May 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
JOLENE CHERRY’S THE CHERRY PARTY SIGNS WITH RED DISTRIBUTION

The Cherry Party, the label from noted A&R executive Jolene Cherry, has signed a new agreement with RED Distribution for digital and physical distribution in the U.S. and Canada, it was announced today. The Cherry Party, which was incubated as a joint venture imprint through Sony Music Entertainment’s RED Associated Labels and is now an independent label, is […]

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The Hip Hop Community Reacts to the Death of Legendary Musician B.B. King

| May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
The Hip Hop Community Reacts to the Death of Legendary Musician B.B. King

B.B. King, a legendary blues icon and musical legend, is remembered by the hip hop community after dying in his sleep late Thursday night at the age of 89. The legacy of B.B. king has been cemented over six decades influencing several generations of musicians of all kinds from jazz, to blues, to rock and […]

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The Thrill Has Gone: King of Blues, B.B. King Passes Away at 89

The Thrill Has Gone: King of Blues, B.B. King Passes Away at 89

Legendary blues musician B.B. King has passed away in Las Vegas at the age of 89. King was more than deserving of the title ‘King of Blues’ a title he rightfully held for over sixty years. With nothing but his strong voice and his Gibson guitar Lucile, B.B. King changed music and influenced generations to […]

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#ItsBiggerThanKSU: Student at Kennesaw State Not Allowed To See His Adviser???

#ItsBiggerThanKSU: Student at Kennesaw State Not Allowed To See His Adviser???

That’s everything that led up to it . #ItsBiggerThanKSU pic.twitter.com/pQM8tyHqdW — KB (@IamKB_) May 14, 2015 Kennesaw State University “adviser” Abby Dawson is coming under scrutiny after this video went viral late last night on Twitter. After a KSU student posted a video being told campus police will be called on him if he did […]

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Kendrick Lamar Honored as a Generational Icon

| May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Kendrick Lamar Honored as a Generational Icon

Kendrick Lamar is a two-time Grammy award winner, cultural icon, a multi-platinum selling artist, the future of hip hop, and now he’s been declared a generational icon by the California State Senate. K Dot was invited to the senate floor to speak and receive his official document for his dedication to Compton’s youth. Lamar has […]

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How Ironic? Lawyers For Thug Cops Arrested for Freddy Gray Death Wants Prosecutor Removed From Case

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
How Ironic? Lawyers For Thug Cops Arrested for Freddy Gray Death Wants Prosecutor Removed From Case

After Baltimore’s state prosecutor Marilyn Mosby poured over all the evidence during her independent investigation into the death of 25-year old Freddy Gray allegedly at the hands of 6 Baltimore cops, she announced last Friday that there was probable cause to charge them with crimes ranging from 2nd degree murder to false arrest which she […]

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Rap Group Migos’ Catch Another Charge While in Jail

Rap Group Migos’ Catch Another Charge While in Jail

It is not getting any better for The Migos’ legal troubles. Member Offset, who are already being held without bond, are now being charged with battery and causing a riot in a penal institution. The fight occurred on Saturday and the other inmate involved reportedly had “visible injury to the right side of his head”. […]

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Watch Live: US Attorney General Loretta Lynch Press Conference in Baltimore #FreddyGray

| May 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Watch Live: US Attorney General Loretta Lynch Press Conference in Baltimore #FreddyGray

Watch Live: US Attorney General Loretta Lynch Press Conference in Baltimore Follow us on twitter@hiphopenquirer Like this:Like Loading…

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The Real MVP! Stephen Curry Wins NBA’s MVP Award

The Real MVP! Stephen Curry Wins NBA’s MVP Award

Been Steph Curry with the shot! Golden State’s All-Star point guard is going to win his first MVP award. Multiple sources have reported that Stephen or Steph Curry will officially be name Most Valuable Player later Monday. At age 27, this is a big moment for the superstar and the franchise, as he will be […]

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Freddie Gray’s Death Ruled a Homicide, Six Baltimore Police Offricers Charged

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Freddie Gray’s Death Ruled a Homicide, Six Baltimore Police Offricers Charged

“There will be justice for Freddie Gray,” said Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake shortly after State Attorny announced the charges being levied against 6 Baltimore police officers. Prosecutor, Marilyn Mosby, held a press conference announcing the criminal charges being filed against six police officers who illegally arrested 25-year-old Freddie Gray and failed to provide him with […]

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Pharrell Debuts the Official Film Poster for “Dope”

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Pharrell Debuts the Official Film Poster for “Dope”

“DOPE” executive producer, Pharrell Williams, has released the official film poster that features leading cast members Shameik Moore, Tony Revolori, and Kiersey Clemens. The hit movie out of the Sundance Film Festival tells the story of Malcolm, a young geek just trying to make it living in a tough Los Angeles neighborhood. He receives a […]

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Breaking: VSU Student Eric Sheppard’s Family Has Retained High-Powered Law Firm To Represent Him On Gun Charges

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Breaking: VSU Student Eric Sheppard’s Family Has Retained High-Powered Law Firm To Represent Him On Gun Charges

On Thursday April 30, 2015 at 2 pm the Davis Bozeman Law Firm and community activist will hold a press conference in Decatur, Georgia to urge the safe surrender of Eric Sheppard. Sheppard was the Valdosta State University student who was seen walking over an American flag in an active fight for justice for the […]

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Rest in Power: Freddie Gray Funeral Images Revealed

Rest in Power: Freddie Gray Funeral Images Revealed

On Monday, April 27th, Freddie Gray was laid to rest. The young man’s death has been the behind the recent protests in Baltimore. The young man’s death was the result of suspicious circumstances at the hands of the Baltimore Police Department and the cops who effected his arrest. It was obvious by many that Freddy […]

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That’s Great! Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Fight Can Be Seen for Free…If You Live in Mexico

That’s Great! Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Fight Can Be Seen for Free…If You Live in Mexico

This Saturday Floyd Mayweather will fight Manny Pacquiao in one of the biggest boxing matches in history. No doubt it is the biggest fight of the generation and therefore the tickets are out of this world. To watch the fight in Las Vegas will be no cheaper than $4,500 and the pay-per-view price is $100. […]

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#TidalFacts: Jay-Z’s Tidal Has Hit Low Tide With Disastrous Numbers

| April 27, 2015 | 1 Comment
#TidalFacts: Jay-Z’s Tidal Has Hit Low Tide With Disastrous Numbers

Jay-Z’s newest music streaming service, Tidal, hasn’t been living up to it’s hype ever since the rap mogul relaunched the company back in March. Tidal offers high fidelity and loss-less audio quality at the cost of $20 per month. The ideology behind the music streaming service is that the fees will lead to more royalties […]

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Thugs Fire Shots at Lil Wayne’s Tour Bus After Performance

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Thugs Fire Shots at Lil Wayne’s Tour Bus After Performance

Lil Wayne’s tour bus was racked with gunfire early Sunday morning shortly after he finished a performance at an Atlanta area club. Wayne had just finished performing at Club Compound and was accompanied by other Young Money artist and execs on the bus. Specifically, Lil Twist and Hood. The shooting happened between 3 and 3:30 […]

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Waka Flocka for President?!? Releases Campaign Announcement Video

| April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Waka Flocka for President?!? Releases Campaign Announcement Video

While there are several names being thrown around for potential presidential nominations there is one name that no one expected, Waka Flocka Flame. Through a new video interview with Rolling Stone, Waka released his campaign announcement yesterday on National Weed Day, also known as 4-20. And as many of you could have guessed, Waka’s first […]

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Lil Wayne Wins Big On Weed Day with New Deal and New Video

| April 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Lil Wayne Wins Big On Weed Day with New Deal and New Video

On a day where most stoners are content with hanging around and smoking more pot than their lungs can handle rap star Lil Wayne is out inking deals and dropping music videos. Weezy has teamed up with WeedMaps, an app designed to help users locate nearby medical marijuana dispensaries. And in celebration of the new […]

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Reading is Fundamental! Rapper Crunchy Black Arrested for Meth After Jaywalking

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
Reading is Fundamental! Rapper Crunchy Black Arrested for Meth After Jaywalking

Academy Award winning rapper and Three 6 Mafia member Crunchy Black is the latest artist to have a run in with the law when he was arrested in Vegas early Tuesday morning for possession of Meth. The Memphis rapper was stopped by police after he decided to walk into the street when the signal read […]

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Rapper Nelly and Loyal Bodyguard Arrested For Drugs and Weapons…Again

| April 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Rapper Nelly and Loyal Bodyguard Arrested For Drugs and Weapons…Again

Yesterday, while traveling on his tour bus, Real Husbands of Hollywood star rapper Nelly along with his loyal bodyguard Brian Jones have been arrested and charged with gun and drug possession during a traffic stop in Tennessee while on his tour bus.  According to the official state police press release, authorities pulled over the bus […]

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Family First? Bobby Forced to Leave Daughter’s Bedside to Finish Tour

| April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
Family First? Bobby Forced to Leave Daughter’s Bedside to Finish Tour

Bobby Brown is not happy that he must leave Bobbi Kristina’s bedside to finish out his Australian tour with Treach and Kay-Gee of Naughty by Nature. Brown would much rather pass on the tour due to his current situation but, the promoters are holding him to a contractual agreement to make up the shows he […]

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Meek Mill Slapped With a Lawsuit for Wild Grammy Party

| April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
Meek Mill Slapped With a Lawsuit for Wild Grammy Party

Meek Mill threw a lavish house party after this year’s Grammy awards and as a result he is being served with a lawsuit from the landlord according to TMZ. The MMG rapper hosted an extravagant party in a Beverly Hills mansion which used to belong to Justin Bieber. The massive party ended when a fight […]

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Suge Knight Humiliated Claims Deputies Made Him Look Like Hannibal Lecter

| April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
Suge Knight Humiliated Claims Deputies Made Him Look Like Hannibal Lecter

How you live is usually how you end and that’s definitely looking like the case for former hip hop mogul Suge Knight, TMZ reports. In the latest of Knight’s courtroom shenanigans, he was seen in court on Wednesday in a wheelchair and his lawyer, Matt Flynn, accused the Sheriff’s deputies of forcing him into the […]

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White Cop Who Shot Black Man in The Back Faces Death Sentence If Convicted

White Cop Who Shot Black Man in The Back Faces Death Sentence If Convicted

A white North Charleston police officer was arrested and charged with murder on Tuesday. After this video footage showed him opening fire on a fleeing unarmed black man shooting him in the back. The man murdered name was 50 year-old Micheal L. Scott , a father of four and Coastguard veteran. The officer’s name is […]

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Blackish? Laurence Fishburne’s Mother Facing Eviction!

Blackish? Laurence Fishburne’s Mother Facing Eviction!

It is always difficult to speak on someone’s personal life, but what is going on with Laurence Fishburne’s mother needs to be addressed. Hattie Crawford Fishburne who is 80 years old reached out to the New York Post and says she has been unable to pay her rent for several months now. Her apartment is […]

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NYPD Cop Who Choked Eric Garner to Death Being Sued Once Again

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
NYPD Cop Who Choked Eric Garner to Death Being Sued Once Again

The New York police officer that put Eric Garner in an illegal choke-hold that led to his death is being sued again, the New York Daily News reports. Leonardo Aguirre is suing Daniel Pantaleo, 29, because he claims that last June the officer was speeding in his 2010 Chevrolet and following him too closely which […]

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Suge Knight Breaks A Bail Record…25 Million Dollar Bond Ordered by Judge

| March 20, 2015 | 2 Comments
Suge Knight Breaks A Bail Record…25 Million Dollar Bond Ordered by Judge

Before rapper Clifford “TI” Harris, there was no other member of the hip hop community that was ever ordered to pay such a extremely high bond. Harris bond was for 2 million dollars for possessing illegal firearms back in 2010. However, Suge Knight has broken that world record today as a Los Angeles judge has […]

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Petition Started to Block Kanye West From Headlining Glastonbury

Petition Started to Block Kanye West From Headlining Glastonbury

What happens when you do not want Kanye West to headline the biggest festival in the world known as Glastonbury? Start a petition. That is exactly what is going on right now if you go to Change.org ; you will see a petition that states, “Kanye West is an insult to music fans all over […]

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PSA: National Action Network Will Hold Press Conference Today Regarding Police Shooting

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
PSA: National Action Network Will Hold Press Conference Today Regarding Police Shooting

The National Action Network a leading Los Angeles civil rights organization and South Los Angeles community leaders call for an end to the violence in response to the shooting and wounding of two LAPD officers in South L.A. Sunday evening. Date: Monday March 16, 2015 Time: 9:30 am Location: 6500 South Broadway (The scene of […]

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US Justice Department Reports That Ferguson Cops Are Biased Towards Blacks

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
US Justice Department Reports That Ferguson Cops Are Biased Towards Blacks

The United States Justice Department has found the the Ferguson, Missouri police department has engaged in a pattern of racially biased enforcement against African Americans in the area. The investigation by the department found that 88 percent of the cases in which police documented the use of force, force was used against African Americans. There […]

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