1. Dave East & Beanie Sigel Team Up for Gritty Video 'The Real Is Back': Watch

    March 31, 2017 4:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 Harlem rapper  Dave East  heads to Philadelphia for this latest visual, the gritty "The Real Is Back" featuring Philly hip-hop veteran  Beanie Sigel .  With his aunt's old block serving as the backdrop, East and Sigel speak on their h ...

  2. Every Beef Jay Z Has Squashed in the Past 2 Years

    February 08, 2017 12:46 PM EST 0 0 0 Over the last several months, Jay Z has taken the high road with many of his former rap foes. After being embroiled in numerous beefs from the 2000s, from his lengthy feud with Nas to his falling out with former protege Beanie Sigel , Shawn Carter h ...

  3. Meek Mill Deactivates His Instagram Account

    October 19, 2016 1:37 AM EDT 0 0 0 Meek Mill has one less platform to engage in hip-hop feuds: his Instagram account has vanished.  The Philadelphia rapper’s Instagram was taken down Monday (Oct. 17) without explanation, though his Twitter and Facebook accounts are still live (and ne ...

  4. Beanie Sigel on Fellow Philadelphian Meek Mill: 'The Whole City Hate You'

    September 28, 2016 6:21 PM EDT 0 0 0 The already messy beef brewing between Meek Mill and The Game just got a bit more interesting as Beanie Sigel  airs out Meek Mill during an interview on the Tax Season podcast that was released Wednesday (Sept. 28).  Compelled to get a few things of ...

  5. Beanie Sigel Talks Working With Meek Mill on Diss Record, The Game Responds

    September 26, 2016 10:28 AM EDT 0 0 3 Meek Mill got an assist from fellow Philadelphia native Beanie Sigel when he released his "OOOUUU" diss record against The Game . During a recent interview with Philly's 92Q, Beans discussed his involvement with the track. Meek Mill, ...

  6. Beanie Sigel Defends Katt Williams; Comedian Arrested Second Time in Georgia

    March 09, 2016 3:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Following reports of comedian Katt Williams' on-stage scuffle at Beanie Sigel 's recent Philadelphia show, the rapper known as "The Broad Street Bully" took to Instagram to set the record straight.  "Fuck the speculation tal ...

  7. Meek Mill Opens Up About His Relationship With Nicki Minaj, His Beefs and Why He's 'Scared to Be Political': Exclusive

    July 29, 2015 12:49 PM EDT 21.132 k 526 174 Fresh off a No. 1 album, the rapper toes the line between his beefs (Drake, police) and his bae (Nicki Minaj). On July 17, the crowd at Dallas' Gexa Energy Pavilion witnessed the full throes of "Omeeka." The portmanteau des ...

  8. Beanie Sigel Had a Lung Removed After Getting Shot in the Stomach

    January 07, 2015 6:34 PM EST Beanie Sigel reportedly had to have his lung removed from the near-fatal shooting he incurred last month.  Beanie Sigel Released From Hospital The rapper's organ was riddled with fragments from a bullet that was fired into his abdomen, report ...

  9. Beanie Sigel Released From Hospital

    January 05, 2015 8:53 PM EST Beanie Sigel was reportedly been released from the hospital Monday, after a month-long stay following a shooting in New Jersey last month when he was nearly killed outside his home.  Beanie Sigel Awake After Shooting Rapper and friend Neef Buck ...

  10. Beanie Sigel Awake After Shooting

    December 06, 2014 11:21 AM EST Rapper Beanie Sigel was shot in the abdomen outside a home in New Jersey on Friday (Dec. 5), police said. Beanie Sigel Shot in New Jersey: Report Authorities and Sigel's lawyer initially called the wound life-threatening, but hospital officia ...

  11. Beanie Sigel Shot in New Jersey: Report

    December 05, 2014 12:20 PM EST Beanie Sigel has been shot in South Jersey, according to NBC10 Philadephia . The rapper was shot around 9:30 am on Dec. 5 around the 800 block of Spruce Avenue in Pleasantville, New Jersey, police tells NBC10. Beanie Sigel Released From Jail Follo ...

  12. Beanie Sigel Released From Jail Following Two Years for Tax Evasion, Narcotics

    August 14, 2014 8:37 PM EDT 6 0 0 Rapper Beanie Sigel was released from jail Thursday following a two-year federal sentence for tax evasion on more than $700,000 over six years and a congruently served sentence on narcotics possession charges.  TMZ reports law enforcement sources ha ...

  13. Beanie Sigel Sentenced To Prison For Drug Possession

    March 07, 2013 11:37 AM EST Beanie Sigel was sentenced Wednesday (March 6) to six to 23 months in prison after pleading guilty to a narcotics possession charge in a Philadelphia suburb. Sigel, whose real name is Dwight Grant, entered the plea to a misdemeanor count of illega ...

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  15. Beanie Sigel Faces Drug & Weapon Charges

    August 29, 2012 3:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 ESSINGTON, Pa. (AP) - Rapper Beanie Sigel was arrested Wednesday on weapon and drug violations during a traffic stop, just two weeks before he is scheduled to report to prison for failing to file taxes, state police said. The 38-year-old rapper, who ...

  16. Beanie Sigel: Two Years for Tax Evasion

    July 12, 2012 4:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Roc the Mic" rapper Beanie Sigel was sentenced to a two-year prison sentence today (July 12) in a Philadelphia court for failing to file federal income tax returns. Born Dwight Grant, Sigel was charged with owing the IRS $728,536 between ...

  17. Gabe Tesoriero Promoted to Senior Vice President, Media and Artist Relations at Island Def Jam

    January 23, 2012 12:19 PM EST 0 0 Island Def Jam has promoted former Vice President of Media and Artist Relations Gabe Tesoriero to Senior Vice President of the same division, the company announced today. With the new title, Tesoriero, who has been at the company since 2005, will be i ...

  18. Rapper Heavy D Dead at 44

    November 08, 2011 5:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Heavy D , a rapper whose imposing size and crossover success helped make him a major rap star, died Tuesday afternoon at a Los Angeles hospital. According to confirmed reports , the 44-year-old rapper was found conscious on the walkway near his Beve ...

  19. Billboard Bits: Adele Postpones Tour Dates, 'The Voice' Lands Post-Super Bowl Slot

    May 31, 2011 7:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Adele Postpones Tour Dates Due to Laryngitis Adele has announced the postponement of five North American tour dates due to laryngitis, according to a message on her offic ...

  20. Game Says Delayed 'R.E.D.' Album Will Be 'Best' Album of 2011

    March 29, 2011 1:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 Game 's upcoming "The R.E.D." album has been delayed numerous times and still has no set release date, but the California rapper says he isn't jaded. In fact, he feels he's still "one of the last artists that really car ...

  21. DJ Megatron Shot To Death at 32

    March 27, 2011 11:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Urban radio and TV personality DJ Megatron, who built a career at hip-hop and R&B radio stations from Philadelphia to Boston and told viewers of a popular music TV show "What's Good," was shot to death early Sunday, his manager an ...

  22. Beanie Sigel Says Dame Dash Owes Him 'About $11 Million' Dollars

    December 14, 2010 11:49 AM EST 0 0 0 Beanie Sigel sat with Star and Buckwild from the "Star & Buckwild Morning Show" on Power 100.3 in his hometown and dished out about how former labelhead Dame Dash owing him "roughly about... $11 million" dollars. Video: Beani ...

  23. Beanie Sigel Charged with Tax Fraud in Pennsylvania

    October 06, 2010 11:31 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Beanie Sigel is facing criminal charges for alleged tax fraud. Federal prosecutors in Philadelphia say the entertainer born Dwight Grant made $1.5 million from 2002 to 2004, but filed no tax returns. Sigel has served time on drug and weapons ...

  24. Game Works With Pharrell, Feuds with 50 Cent

    January 05, 2010 5:59 PM EST 0 0 0 Once upon a time, gangster rapper Game had preconceived notions about eccentric rapper/producer Pharrell Williams -and vice versa. But the two have since put aside their differences; Williams is the executive producer of Game's fourth studio al ...

  25. Lil Wayne Plays Farewell Show in New Orleans

    December 29, 2009 9:46 AM EST 0 0 0 Lil Wayne emerged as a top-selling musician known for his clever wordplay and risque lyrics, but like rappers before him, he's staring down a year behind bars at the peak of his career. The artist returned to his hometown of New Orleans for a p ...

  26. Listen: 50 Cent and Beanie Siegel "I Go Off" Exclusive Preview

    November 11, 2009 6:09 PM EST 0 0 0 A few weeks ago, former Roc-A-Fella member Beanie Sigel released a diss song titled "What You Talkin Bout (I'm Not Your Average Cat)," aimed at then labelhead and friend Jay-Z . Now, the Philadelphia-raised rapper gives Billboard.com ...

  27. Ghostface Raids The Vault For 'GhostDeini'

    November 13, 2008 2:37 PM EST 0 0 0 Ghostface Killah blends classic tracks with remixes and new verses on the upcoming collection "GhostDeini the Great," due Dec. 16 via Def Jam. The set will be available as a single CD or bundled with a DVD chronicling the artist's Hip ...

  28. Ghostface Raids The Vault For 'GhostDeini'

    November 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ghostface Killah blends classic tracks with remixes and new verses on the upcoming collection "GhostDeini the Great," due Dec. 16 via Def Jam. Ghostface Killah blends classic tracks with remixes and new verses on the upcoming collection &q ...

  29. Beanie Sigel Sent Back To Jail

    March 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rap star Beanie Sigel has returned to prison. Rap star Beanie Sigel has returned to prison. A federal judge in Philadelphia sentenced Sigel to three months in prison Friday after authorities say he gave a false urine sample to probation officials. O ...

  30. Beanie Sigel Jailed For Giving False Urine Sample

    March 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A federal judge in Philadelphia sentenced rapper Beanie Sigel on Friday to three months in prison after authorities said he had given a false urine sample to probation officials. Sigel, whose real name is Dwight Grant, had been serving a six-month ...

  31. Roc-A-Fella Remaining At Def Jam ... For Now

    January 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Contrary to online rumors, Def Jam has not dropped the entire Roc-A-Fella Records roster, Billboard.com has learned. Roc-A-Fella artists include Kanye West, Freeway, Beanie Sigel, Tru Life, DJ Clue, M Contrary to online rumors, Def Jam has not dropp ...

  32. Roc-A-Fella Remaining At Def Jam ... For Now

    January 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST Contrary to online rumors, Def Jam has not dropped the entire Roc-A-Fella Records roster, Billboard.biz has learned. Roc-A-Fella artists include Kanye West, Freeway, Beanie Sigel, Tru Life, DJ Clue, Memphis Bleek, Young Gunz and Hector Bambino. &q ...

  33. Sigel Gets Day In Jail On Probation Violation

    January 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Beanie Sigel was found guilty Wednesday of a second probation violation for taking a trip to Atlantic City, N.J., and for being in contact with a convicted felon. Beanie Sigel was found guilty Wednesday of a second probation violation for taking a t ...

  34. Groban Remains No. 1, Becomes '07's Best-Seller

    December 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Josh Groban sets a new record on The Billboard 200 with "Noel," becoming the first Christmas album to top the chart for four straight weeks. The 143/Reprise set moved 669,000 copies in the U.S., accor Josh Groban sets a new record on The B ...

  35. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    December 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Wu-Tang Clan try to transcend in-fighting and tragedy on their first album in six years, Mario is ready to "Go" with his new J album and Pink Floyd and Radiohead boxed sets emerge just in time for A collaborative album between R&B ...

  36. Jadakiss Inks New Deal With Roc-A-Fella

    November 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jadakiss has signed to Roc-A-Fella/Ruff Ryders and will release his third, as-yet-untitled studio effort next year. Jadakiss has signed to Roc-A-Fella/Ruff Ryders and will release his third, as-yet-untitled studio effort next year. The rapper's ...

  37. Freeway Back In Business With New Album

    October 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Originally due Oct. 9, Philadelphia rapper Freeway's long-in-the-works sophomore album, "Free At Last," will now arrive Nov. 20 via Roc-A-Fella. Originally due Oct. 9, Philadelphia rapper Freeway's long-in-the-works sophomore alb ...

  38. Sigel Bounces Back With 'The Solution'

    October 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Philadelphia rapper Beanie Sigel has R. Kelly in his corner on "All of the Above," the first single from his new album, "The Solution." Due Dec. 11 via State Property/Roc-A-Fella, the set also sports Philadelphia rapper Beanie Si ...

  39. Theft Charge Withdrawn Against Beanie Sigel

    October 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Philadelphia prosecutors withdrew charges today (Oct. 18) against Beanie Sigel after the rapper resolved a dispute over a rental car he had kept long past its return date. Philadelphia prosecutors withdrew charges today (Oct. 18) against Beanie Sige ...

  40. Cassidy Leans On The Lord For 'B.A.R.S.'

    June 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After serving more than a year in jail and suffering serious injuries in a car accident, Philadelphia rapper Cassidy has a lot to be grateful for. After serving more than a year in jail and suffering serious injuriet in a car accident, Philadelphia ...

  41. 23OnTV

    June 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for June 4-10, 2007. MONDAY, June 4 "Park City: Where Music Meets Film," WE Featured Artist(s): Marc Broussard, Joss Stone, Babyface, Shelby Lynne, Joan Osborne, Shawn ColvinJonny Lang, Daniel Powter, Keb' Mo' ...

  42. Rapper Beanie Sigel Back In Court

    February 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A judge extended Beanie Sigel's supervised release after the rapper was questioned in federal court about a positive drug test and association with convicted felons. A judge extended Beanie Sigel's supervised release after the rapper was q ...

  43. The Clue And The Trick

    December 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 DJ Clue will add further heft to Def Jam's December release schedule with his first official album in nearly six years. "The Professional, Part 3" arrives this week. DJ Clue will add further heft to Def Jam's December release sch ...

  44. DJ Clue Ropes In Kanye, Snoop, Jeezy For New Album

    November 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 DJ Clue will add further heft to Def Jam's December release schedule with his first official album in nearly six years. "The Professional, Part 3" arrives Dec. 19. First single "Like This" was co-writ DJ Clue will add furthe ...

  45. Project Pat's 'Book' Boasts Beanie, Jeezy

    October 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Three 6 Mafia affiliate Project Pat has set a Dec. 5 release date for his fourth solo album, "Crook By Da Book: The Fed Story." Three 6 Mafia affiliate Project Pat has set a Dec. 5 release date for his fourth solo album, "Crook By Da ...

  46. Beanie Sigel Rolls With Dre & Vidal On New CD

    June 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Beanie Sigel is in the studio with songwriting/production duo Dre & Vidal, working on a new album he is hoping to have ready for release early next year. Rapper Beanie Sigel is in the studio with songwriting/production duo Dre & Vidal ...

  47. Beanie Sigel Shot During Attempted Robbery

    May 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Beanie Sigel, the popular rapper who has been shadowed by his violent past, was wounded by gunfire during an attempted robbery earlier today (May 25). Beanie Sigel, the popular rapper who has been shadowed by his violent past, was wounded by gunfire ...

  48. Jay-Z Chats With Fans About Music, Def Jam

    February 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Def Jam president Jay-Z took time out of his busy schedule to address fan inquiries about a variety of subjects during a live online chat yesterday, touching on everything from label artists Nas, the Def Jam president Jay-Z took time out of his busy ...

  49. Sigel Gets Probation In Assault Case

    January 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Beanie Sigel, the rapper who has sold hundreds of thousands of records glamorizing a criminal lifestyle, was convicted of assault today (Jan. 10) in Philadelphia for a fight in 2003. Beanie Sigel, the rapper who has sold hundreds of thousands of rec ...

  50. Beanie Sigel Briefly Jailed In Philly

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rapper Beanie Sigel was briefly jailed today (Nov. 10) in Philadelphia until he paid $26,000 in child support. Rapper Beanie Sigel was briefly jailed today (Nov. 10) in Philadelphia until he paid $26,000 in child support. Sigel, 31, spent about an h ...

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