Koch Records has signed with Death Row, now called Tha Row, and a release is due in February.
Songs from the new Mobb Deep and Wu-Tang albums will be available as ring tones before the albums are released.
Lil Eazy, the late Eazy E's son, will release a documentary about his pops in early 2002.
Eve will launch her movie career next year when she stars with Cube in The Barbershop.
The straight-to-video release of the movie Choices by Three Six Mafia has been an enormous success.
The sixth annual mixtape awards will honour the DJ's who bring the music to the people.
Pete Rock and CL Smooth have reconciled and are working on a new album, which should come out in the new year.
This weekend San Francisco will play host to a panel discussion for gay people in hip-hop called homo-hop.
Mystikal's new single Bouncin Back is a message to terrorists: the U.S. will not back down.
Busta Rhymes released a new album on Tuesday, his first since leaving Elektra for J Records.
HipHop Speaks! presents a Community Forum and MC Battle, December 5 in Harlem.
Blockbuster has canceled what would have been its eighth annual awards show, because of September 11.
D12 and Gorillaz recorded a song called 911 just after the September 11 attacks, and it's now available online.
Iceland's Sigar Ros won the Virgin Shortlist Prize, beating out Talib Kweli, Jay Dee and Gorillaz.
The Cash Money Millionaires are giving back this season, handing out turkeys to needy families on American Thanksgiving.
Three Six Mafia's Gangsta Boo has changed her name and left the group after finding God and a new direction.
Tha Liks and Tha Dogg Pound have combined forces to form The Vapors, and will be dropping an album shortly.
The woman who sang the hook on Izzo is suing Jay-Z, claiming she didn't get paid.
The nominees have been announced for the 29th annual American Music Awards, which will be held January 9th.
Sony has introduced popular songs as ring tones for cellular phones. Some hip-hop songs are available.
LA's Cypress Hill have set a date of December 4 to release their new Stoned Raiders LP.