I'm sure it wasn't on purpose, but Swizz Beatz may have inadvertently gotten his friends into some trouble with their labels for their participation in the video for his website Mega Upload.  Problem is, Universal Music group has a BIG problem with the video and the website. 

The music industry has been fighting file sharing and piracy for a long time, so this could get nasty.  Speaking of which, Swizz and Mega Upload has drawn first blood by filing suit.  Press play and find out what all the hoopla is about.

Meanwhile, Dr. Conrad Murray should be thanking his lucky stars right about now.  The Jackson's  decided to drop the $100 million dollar restitution suit against him.  Which also let's him off the hook of paying Michael's funeral expenses of $1.8 million dollars as well.  Find out why they drop the case and what next for Murray.



I think the got the right guy for the job.  America has a new Global Cultural Ambassador.... NBA Hall of Famer, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar!  The gentle giant was appointed by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.  Kareem starts immediately and will catch a plane to Brazil this weekend.  Press play now for Tha Wire and get all the details in today's stories:




Pastor T.D. Jakes has a follow up to his, Woman Though Art Loosed.  The sequel will star Blair Underwood and Sharon Leal playing the parts of a married couple in the psychological thriller, Woman Thou Art Loosed: On The Seventh Day.

In the film, it follows the couples seemingly perfect life until the wife's dark past is unveiled following the kidnapping of their six year old daughter.  The couple desperately searches for their child, then the wife finds out that she's not the only one with secrets.  Forced to confront the truth, their lives spiral out of control.

Looks like this is gonna be a good one!  So far there's no release date, but as always I'll keep you posted.