The Eddie Murphy and Shaggy defense seems to still work. In the face of video evidence that allegedly showed him having sex with a teenaged girl R. Kelly insisted that “it wasn’t me.” After deliberating for less than a day a jury agreed.

With the release of her fourth studio CD, The Declaration, Ashanti continues to do what she does best — play her well respected position, stay in her distinctive lane and make good music.

New York City’s Hammerstein Ballroom was dense with Making the Band loyalists Wednesday night (May 28) as giddy fans anxiously waited for Bad Boy’s reality rookies to kickoff their first collective tour.

Common seems to be a busy man lately. After continuing to hone his acting chops alongside Keanu Reeves and Morgan Freeman in Street Kings and Wanted, respectively, the Chi-town lyricist steps up his profile by appearing in Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins.

Huddled together in New York’s Legacy Studios yesterday (April 30), Common gave a few choice journalists a sneak peek at his forthcoming album, Invincible Summer. Due in July, the album will be Com’s eighth — not bad for a Chicago MC that has been underrated for much of his 17-year long career. With at least […]