Here’s what made the news today, Monday, April 2, 2012.


“I just came here tonight to celebrate the life of Trayvon Martin. Put your hoodie on.” – Los, on his new single, “Wit My Hoodie On.” 


People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is releasing a rap album called Yo! PETA Raps, featuring songs by PETA head honcho, Ingrid E. Newkirk. 

According to a tweet from his manager, DMX has rescheduled the release of his comeback album, Undisputed, to June 26. It was originally meant to come out on March 27.


Obie Trice discussed his new album Bottoms Up, out Tuesday, April 3, with a Fox TV affiliate in Detroit.

Kanye West faces a $500,000 lawsuit filed by Robert Poindexter, who claims the artist illegally sampled the Persuaders’ song, “Trying Girls Out,” on the 2006 track “Girls Girls Girls (Remix).” 

After being completely shut out last year, Drake won the Juno for best rap recording over the weekend.


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posted by Vish Khanna on Apr 02, 2012