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Ice-T Nicknames Rick Ross ‘Identity Crisis’ For Stealing Freeway Rick’s Name

Throughout his career, Ice-T has never shied away from controversy. In the early 1990s, he stirred up things, when he dropped the song "Cop Killer" with his band, Body Count. But more recently, Ice got into a online back-n-forth with Soulja Boy after he accused the young rapper of single-handedly "killing hip-hop." Now, the rapper/actor just may stir up something new ... with Miami rap star, Rick Ross. In a media conference for an upcoming VH1 documentary he executive produced, titled "Planet Rock: The Story of Hip-Hop and the Crack Generation," Ice was overheard talking about Ross...
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VH1 Cameras Not Allowed Into Halfway House To Film T.I.

Despite an announcement from VH1 about T.I.'s return in an upcoming reality show, following his release from prison this week, it may not go down at all now. At least, cameras won't be able to capture him serving out the rest of his sentence from a halfway house. TMZ reports that Atlanta halfway house, Dismas Charities, has denied the network's cameras access into the home to film TIP's progress. A rep for Dismas said there is "absolutely no way" the facility will allow VH1 to bring cameras INSIDE the halfway house, saying, "No, it is just not going to happen" ...

VH1’s ‘Love & Hip Hop’ Trailer (Mashonda, Olivia, Somaya Reece, Others)

Being at the top of the hip-hop game can be glamorous, but it comes with a high price. Guys like Tupac said they felt like a prisoner to their own fame. But what about the women? That's what VH1's upcoming docu-soap series, "Love & Hip Hop", is all about. The show follows four women, and Mashonda, who all share one common bond: their connection to the hip-hop world ... either through their men or their careers. It will consist of eight parts...

VH1’s Hip-Hop Honors 2009: Def Jam

Here's the full broadcast of VH1's recently taped "Hip-Hop Honors: Def Jam" awards ceremony, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, where they pay homage to one of the genre's biggest and most legendary labels, Def Jam Records.