He once went by the moniker Lil Bow Wow, but after dropping the Lil from his name a few years back its obvious that the 23-year-old rapper is ready to prove he's all grown up. With added profanities and stories of escapades with various women in his lyrics, it's evident Bow Wow is showing his fan
Tupac Amaru Shakur would be turning 39 this year. Flirting dangerously with 40, one can only wonder if Pac -- whose rebel yell echoed from the streets to the courtroom -- would possibly be holding some sort of political office. Maybe he'd still be rapping (he already is with his p
With Tupac Shakur's legend firmly cemented in not just hip-hop but music history, it's unsurprising that a big-time biopic is finally on the way. The film is going to be directed by former music video and 'Training Day' director Antoine Faqua and is slated to begin shooting in September.
For Faqua, the biggest challenge in getting the fil
In March 2007, Maurice Patterson, an incarcerated drug dealer currently on trial for first-degree murder charges, wrote a cryptic letter to some associates on the outside. Just days after the delivery, a man named Eric Sawyer was found shot to death at the hands of those very associates
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 bla
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