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Krs-one Returns To Homeless Shelter For Thanksgiving

23rd November 2009

Hip-hop pioneer KRS-ONE is returning to the New York shelter where he stayed as a homeless teen to help feed the needy this Thanksgiving (Thurs26Nov09).The MC and record producer, real name Lawrence Parker, found himself...

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Krs-one Founds His Own Religion

27th August 2009

Rap icon KRS-ONE has launched his own religion, complete with a 600 page 'bible' for potential followers.The new faith is based on rap and the holy text called The Gospel Of Hip Hop: The First...

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Yayo To Play Krs-one

29th July 2008

50 CENT's G-UNIT sidekick TONY YAYO is slated to play rap legend KRS-ONE in a new movie about the birth of hip-hop. Yayo is among a number of top rap names considering roles in new...

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Rapper Krs-one Injured By Gig Violence

20th April 2008

Rapper KRS-ONE has been forced to cancel a string of gigs after he was injured at a concert in Connecticut where a fan threw a bottle at the stage. The hip-hop artist - real name...

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Krs-one Cancels Son's Memorial Service

31st July 2007

Rapper KRS-ONE and his wife SIMONE PARKER have pulled plans for a memorial service for their son RANDY HUBBARD PARKER, blaming "personal reasons" for the cancellation. The late 23-year-old - KRS' stepson - was found...

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Son Of Krs-one Found Dead

10th July 2007

RANDY HUBBARD PARKER, the son of rapper KRS-ONE, has been discovered dead in his apartment in Atlanta, Georgia. He was 23. A spokesperson for the Fulton County Medical Examiner's office announced Parker died on Friday...

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Stars Line Up For Hard-hitting Hip-hop Lessons

16th May 2007

PRINCE, KRS-ONE and OUTKAST star ANDRE 3000 have teamed up with civil rights activist Dr Cornel West for a new album project to promote hip-hop. The trio will join the likes of Talib Kweli, Killer...

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Ice Cube Blasts Modern Rap

29th August 2006

Veteran rapper ICE CUBE has slammed the state of contemporary hip-hop, insisting most performers are only interested in the "bling" lifestyle. The 37-year-old wishes more rappers would embrace political issues instead of material gain. He...

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Krs-one And Marley Marl End Long-running Feud

31st March 2006

KRS-ONE and DJ MARLEY MARL have ended one of hip-hop's longest running feuds by recording an album together. The dispute began in 1985 when Marley Marl and MC SHAN recorded THE BRIDGE in honour of...

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50 Cent Slams Double Standards

20th January 2006

Heavyweight rapper 50 CENT has slammed the criticism levelled at his movie GET RICH OR DIE TRYIN', because Hollywood is allowed far more freedom than hip-hop. The IN DA CLUB hitmaker insists rap stars...

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Blige: 'East Coast Rap Is Better'

16th January 2006

Soul queen MARY J BLIGE has courted rap controversy by declaring US east coast hip-hop is the best. The FAMILY AFFAIR singer, who was raised in Brooklyn, New York City, prefers to shun west...

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Sheridan A Rap Fan

20th June 2005

Acclaimed film-maker JIM SHERIDAN had a major motive in deciding to direct 50 CENT's upcoming movie GET RICH OR DIE TRYIN' - he's a huge rap fan. Sheridan is currently in Canada shooting the...

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Rappers Team Up For Anti-bush Track

21st October 2004

Rappers MOBB DEEP, EVERLAST, KRS-ONE, ALCHEMIST, WC, MACK 10, DEFARI, DILATED PEOPLES and B-REAL OF CYPRESS HILL have joined forces for a track bashing US President GEORGE W BUSH. The project, S.T.O.P. MOVEMENT 2...

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Krs-one Slams 'Terrorist Sympathiser' Reports

17th October 2004

LATEST: Outspoken rapper KRS-ONE is angrily denying a recent news report claiming he sympathises with terrorists after the September 11 (01) atrocities. American newspaper NEW YORK DAILY NEWS' gossip column ran a report on...

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Krs-one: '9/11 Was Justice For Black People'

14th October 2004

Rapper KRS-ONE horrified other panelists during this month's (OCT04) NEW YORKER FESTIVAL when he claimed the September 11th atrocities were "justice" for black Americans and the hip-hop community. The star, whose real name is...

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Hip-hop Heroes Honoured

5th October 2004

PUBLIC ENEMY, KRS-ONE, RUN-DMC and TUPAC SHAKUR were among the honourees at the inaugural VH1 HIP-HOP HONORS in New York on Sunday night (03SEP04). But it was the performances onstage at the Hammerstein Ballroom...

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R Kelly Wins Big At Hip-hop Awards

9th August 2004

R KELLY put his legal worries aside to dominate the BILLBOARD R+B/HIP-HOP AWARDS on Friday night (06AUG04). The R+B icon, who is currently facing charges of filming himself having sex with a minor, picked...

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Krs-one Pulls His Album

27th June 2003

Rapper KRS-ONE has won an injunction against KOCH RECORDS, which will effectively ruin his chances of charting with his new album. The BLACK COP star insists that his new album KRISTYLES is incomplete, and...

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Ol' Dirty Releases Two New Songs

14th May 2003

Rapper OL' DIRTY BASTARD has released two songs to American radio - a week after his discharge from a mental hospital. The GOT YOUR MONEY rapper, who now goes by the name DIRT McGIRT,...

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