In 2009, notorious Los Angeles-based label, Death Row Records, was acquired by Toronto's WIDEawake Entertainment Group for $18 million after facing bankruptcy. Now, the reincarnated label -- WIDEawake Death Row Records -- is in the process of releasing the classic music stored in its vaults
From California to ... well, mostly just California ... the West Coast has given birth to some of hip-hop's most vital scenes and important voices. Touré, host of Fuse's 'Hip-Hop Shop,' takes a trip this week to the land of gin and juice in search of the very best of the West. Here are his picks for the top five West Coast MCs.
Music plays an integral role in our lives, but, at times we take for granted the moments that uniquely changed the game. From the first time Michael Jackson moonwalked for the American public to the day five guys from Compton, Calif. got together to form the world's most dangerous group, here are our top 20 b
Rap legends Tupac Shakur and the Notorious B.I.G. are the subjects of a new VH1 documentary series, 'Famous Crime Scenes,' which investigates celebrity deaths. The rappers were both notoriously gunned down in their prime, victims of a convoluted and somewhat mysteriou
On the new track 'That's What N----- Do,' Lil Wayne finally opens up about his impending prison sentence. Last October, Wayne pleaded guilty to a weapons charge stemming from an arrest in New York City after a search by police turned up a loaded, unregistered handgun in the rapper's possession. In exchange for his guilty plea Dwayne "Lil Wayn
In remembrance of 2009's fallen stars rapper Papoose penned the new song 'Obituary.' Set behind Tupac Shakur's 'Keep Ya Head Up' beat, the Brooklyn native acknowledges the many celebrities who died last year by going down the timeline
50 Cent appeared on Conan O'Brien last night and discussed his new fragrance, "This is the smell of success right here...People thought it would smell more like gunpowder, but we made some changes!" Treach talked about secretly filming a 2Pac sex tape, "I rem
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