Jim Jones flips out at New York's B.B. King's Blues Club when the venue's security give him a hard time at the entrance. Jones was scheduled to make an appearance at the Roots' "Okayplayer Holiday Jammy" before the fiasco ... [YouTube]

The feds will keep a close eye on T.I. during the upcoming New Year's Eve festivities. The Atlanta rapper will ring in the New Year at Miami's Gansevoort South Hotel, where he's set to perform his recent hits 'Whatever You Like' and 'Live Your Life' ... [NY Post]

Lloyd Banks wraps up 2008 with a good deed. The G-Unit rapper donned an apron and volunteered at a Queens, New York food drive ... [Thisis50.com]

Chicago rappers Twista, Crucial Conflict and Phil G teamed up with KRS-One to remake 1989's self-empowerment hit 'Self Destruction.' The track is available at www.myspace.com/stoptheviolenceorg ... [AllHipHop]