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  • Cover of Jay Z & Solange Elevator Incident Partially Inspires "Law & Order: SVU" Episode
    In the past, "Law & Order: SVU" hasn't been shy about incorporating real life news stories into its fictitious plots, adapting the Chris Brown/Rihanna saga into an episode last year, and it seems like this season will be no different.
  • Cover of Jay Rock & Kutt Calhoun Leave Strange Music
    Years after the release of his debut album Follow Me Home, TDE's Jay Rock has officially parted ways with Tech N9ne's Strange Music label.
  • Cover of Tech N9ne Announces "Band Of Psychos" Tour
    Tech N9ne found himself amid mainstream rap stars today on Forbes' annual Hip-Hop Cash Kings list. The decidedly underground rapper pops up on their list at #16, earning $8 million. Considering how much this guy tours, it's kind of unsurprising.
  • Cover of Frank Ocean's Dad Is Suing Russell Simmons For $142 Million
    Frank Ocean's father hasn't been a part of the R&B singer's life since he was five years old, but he feels his reputation as a father has been wrongly tarnished, and he's seeking $142 million in compensation.
  • Cover of Review: Rittz's "Next To Nothing"
    It's no secret that hip-hop at large is lacking in original content. If the music isn't about money, it's about sex; if it's not about sex, it's about who's the hardest (no pun intended); if not who's hardest, it's about hip-hop itself.
  • Cover of Beyoncé And Solange's Father Suggests That The "Elevator Incident" Was A Publicity Stunt
    Surely one of the most talked about new stories of the year, the "elevator incident" that occurred between Jay Z, Beyoncé and Solange has been met with some skepticism lately, as Bey mentioned it in passing on her recent "Flawless" remix as if it wasn't a big deal.
  • Cover of DJ Khaled Wants To Sign Remy Ma
    We're about to be seeing a lot of DJ Khaled on the blogs, as he begins the promo for an upcoming album titled I Changed A Lot. While that really remains to be seen, Khaled hit up Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club recently for a new interview about the album and the singles thus far, as well as Remy Ma, beef, and more.
  • Cover of Jeremih Changes Album Title To "Late Nights: The Album", Reveals Release Date
    Jeremih is preparing to drop his long-awaited follow up to 2010's All About You in September. The album, formerly called Thumpy Johnson, has received a title change two months prior to its release.
  • Cover of Solange Briefly Addresses Jay Z Elevator Attack
    The Carter/Knowles family released a joint statement following Solange's video tapped attack on her sister's husband Jay Z a few months back, but apart from that we've haven't heard anything from the individual parties involved, and we're still unsure of the exact reason for Solange's leg-kicking, although there are pl
  • Cover of Angel Haze On Relationship With Ireland Baldwin: "We Fuck And Friends Don't Fuck"
    Angel Haze has been dating Alec Baldwin's daughter Ireland for several months now, and though the'res been no shortage of press photographing them together, she thinks that the media is misjudging their relationship.
  • Cover of Bow Wow Changes His Rap Name
    Bow Wow progressed from his youth as a rapper named Lil Bow Wow, and as he continues to grow up he's decided on another name change, although this one is more drastic than simply dropping the "lil." 
  • Cover of A New D'angelo Album May Finally Arrive This Year
    It's been close to 15 years since D'angelo released his game-changing sophomore album, Voodoo, and while the long overdue follow-up has been hinted at since 2007, it seems it may finally come to fruition this year.
  • Cover of Cam'ron Speaks On Solange & Jay Z Elevator Attack, Dipset Reunion
    Cam'ron made his way to London last week, and while he didn't end up taking the stage at his scheduled concert, he did manage to meet up with Tim Westwood for an interview. Westwood and Cam cover recent hot topics like the Jay Z and Solange elevator debacle as well as the rumors of a Dipset reunion.
  • Cover of Rebirth Pt. 2: The Evolution Of A Rap Collaboration
    Competition breeds success. No disrespect to Drake, but this motto could trump Y.O.L.O. So much so that, in hip-hop, the saying can be modified to read “competition breeds superiority.” Nowhere is that more present than in the situation known as the collaboration.
  • Cover of Maya Angelou Passes Away At 86 Years Old, Artists React
    Maya Angelou may not have direct ties to hip-hop, but regardless she left a mark on culture as a whole, and hip-hop is no exception. The author of the famed book "I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings" was referenced just last year in Gucci Mane's album The State vs.
  • Cover of Jeezy Settles Lawsuit With Hells Angels Motorcycle Club
    According to TMZ, Jeezy has agreed to pay an undisclosed amount of money to the Hell’s Angels Motorcycle Club in order to settle a lawsuit between the two parties.
  • Cover of Jay Z And Solange Incident Spoofed On "Saturday Night Live"
    Last night was the season finale of "Saturday Night Live," and to open up the show, the cast chose to riff off of the most attention-grabbing news story of the week: Jay Z and Solange Knowles' now-infamous elevator incident.
  • Cover of Top Hip-Hop Club Bangers Of The Past Decade
    There is somewhat of a divide between a club banger and a mainstream, popular hip-hop song, however, often times, the two overlap. The ever trust-worthy Urban Dictionary describes “club banger” as a term “used to describe a song to get all da bitches in the club movin.
  • Cover of Jay Z, Solange, & Beyonce Release Official Statement On Elevator Footage
    It had to happen at some point. The official statement from Jay Z, Beyonce, and Solange pertaining to the leaked security footage of Solange attacking Jay in an elevator has finally arrived. Unfortunately, almost no explanation has been provided, other than the family has "worked through" their issues.
  • Cover of Hotel Employee Who Leaked Solange/Jay Z Footage For $250k Fired
    The Standard Hotel in NYC was looking for the culprit who leaked the now infamous elevator footage of Solange attacking Jay Z, and after a few days, they've discovered who the employee is and fired him.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: May 15
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of Solange Removes Beyonce Images From Instagram [Update: Beyonce Posts Several Images Of Solange On Instagram]
    Yesterday we reported that Solange Knowles was caught on security cameras assaulting Jay-Z in an elevator after the Met Gala. Jay-Z and Beyonce were later spotted sitting court side at last night's Miami Heat game with all smiles. The incident, it seemed, left the couple with little impact.
  • Cover of Solange Attacked Jay Z When He Tried To Go To Rihanna's Party Without Beyonce, Sources Report
    Solange and Jay Z's elevator scuffle has been the inescapable news story of the last 24 hours, mainly because of the lack of information provided. The joke of the day was coming up with the most ridiculous scenarios that could have put the younger Knowles sister in such a frenzy.
  • Cover of Jay Z And Solange Memes Go Cray-Z
    Yesterday the blogs and gossip sites went crazy over security footage from an elevator at the Standard Hotel in NYC on the night of the Met Gala.
  • Cover of Jay Z & Beyonce Sit Courtside At Nets Vs. Heat Game Monday Night
     Beyoncé and Jay Z are taking on the headlines with a smile.
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