Taylor Swift Is Highest-Earning Musician Of 2016, Diddy Only Rapper In Top 10
Taylor Swift made by far the most money of all music-makers in 2016, according to Forbes' newly unveiled list of The World's Highest-Paid Musicians of 2016. She comes in first place with a grand total of $170 million, $60 million ahead of the Zayn-less boy band One Direction. Diddy, who made the vast majority of his income via non-musical ventures, is the only rap artist to make the top 10, grabbing the final spot with $62 million.
Here Are The Costumes Rappers Wore For Halloween 2016
Year in and year out, Halloween never ceases to produce amazing costumes. This year witnessed some intriguing costume choices from the hip hop set. Big Sean was a storm trooper to Jhene Aiko's jedi warrior; Tyga was Juelz Santana; Beyonce was Pepa, Drake was as hip hop lawyer 2-Dollar Steve; Diddy was Thor; Chris Brown was Deadpool. But wait, there's more. Check out the embedded Instagram posts below to see how Bow Wow, Big Boi, Tech N9ne, Christina Milian, Fabolous, and a host of others did it large for Halloween 2016.
Donald Trump Vs. Hillary Clinton: Who Are You Voting For?
Whether you're a Democrat or Republican, a Southerner or Yankee, American or Canadian, you would probably agree with us that this year's election for President of the United States of America is the most exciting/horrifying/
DJ Khaled Is The New Face Of CIROC Mango
DJ Khaled has parlayed his Snapchat fiefdom into a diverse array of sponsorships and other lucrative business opportunities. His latest coup: a deal that makes him the face of CÎROC's newest flavor: CÎROC Mango.
Who Are Your Favorite Rappers Voting For?
Tonight marks the third and final presidential debate before the election on November 8th. Ever since the first one, which took place on September 26th, Donald Trump has taken a huge nose-dive in the polls, but as we've seen in races past, anything can happen in the final weeks.
Diddy Presents Nas With The Jimmy Iovine Icon Award At 2016 REVOLT Conference
Tonight was the final night of the REVOLT Music Conference, which brought industry leaders and a host of hip-hop elites to Miami for a three-day series of panels, performances, and networking events. Last night was the annual gala dinner, and this year's ceremony was held in honor of Nas, the recipient of the Jimmy Iovine Icon Award. Diddy, the owner of REVOLT, presented Nas with the award and delivered a lengthy speech on the Queensbridge emcee's lasting contributions to hip-hop music and culture, calling him a "true example of Black excellence."
Kanye West, Drake, Diddy, & Chris Paul Visited Lil Wayne In Jail In 2010
Lil Wayne's book "Gone Til November," a memoir of his eight months spent on Rikers Island, is set to come out on October 11th. New excerpts from the book shared by Vulture offer insight into the mind of Weezy and notable stories from his period of incarceration. Most notably, he received visits from Kanye West, Drake, Diddy, & Chris Paul.
Diddy Calls Donald Trump A "Friend Of Mine"
As a whole, the rap game has firmly positioned itself in opposition to Donald Trump. Basically the only exception to the prevailing "F*ck Donald Trump" sentiment is Azealia Banks, who believes the GOP presidential nominee is the most suited to run an "inherently evil" country.
Diddy & Metro Boomin Give Back To Historically Black Colleges
The social unrest that currently exists in this country has, of course, had a profound effect on the hip-hop world. Many artists have spoken out on issues affecting Black America, while others have used their music as a means of protest. Some have looked toward education as their way of giving back. Two artists in particular, one veteran mogul and one 23-year-old producer -- Sean "Puffy" Combs and Metro Boomin, have pledged to help deserving students in need of financial aid attend prestigious historically black institutions free of charge.
DMX Has Been Added To The Bad Boy Reunion Tour
It seems that DMX's appearance at the opening Chicago date of Puff Daddy's Bad Boy Reunion tour was not a one-off. While X was never a part of Bad Boy Records, he has collaborated with many artists on its roster, and has now been added to the bill.The addition of the rapper was announced through a tweet sent out by Diddy on Friday. It includes a video of DMX describing the honor he feels in performing alongside the legendary acts in the show, which include, Faith Evans, Lil Kim, Mase, and many more.
Travis Scott's "La Flame" Doc Features Kanye West, Puff Daddy & Seth Rogen
Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight is officially Travis Scott's first #1 album, and following the LP's success, he's now giving fans a look into the creation of the project. A new 20-minute documentary follows the rapper on tour, as well as during the recording sessions of his new album, but it's something that really needs to be seen to be believed.
Diddy Tops Forbes' Hip-Hop Cash Kings List Again, Jay Z Comes In Second
It's that time of the year again. Forbes is back with their annual Hip Hop Cash Kings list, and for the second year in a row, we're finding Diddy sitting comfy at the top of the list. Dr.
Beyonce Hosts Lit "Soul Train"-Themed 35th Birthday Party
Beyonce spent her 35th birthday on Sunday at Made in America Festival in Philly, where Chance the Rapper serenaded her with a special rendition of "Happy Birthday." The proper birthday turn-up didn't commence until Monday night, when Beyonce hosted a "Soul Train"-themed party.
Diddy Brings Out Kanye West In New York
Currently in the midst of his Saint Pablo tour, Kanye West had a day off on Sunday between his Saturday show in Boston and his two-run at New York City's Madison Square Garden. Presumably, the off-day was scheduled because The Bad Boy Family Reunion Show, starring Puff Daddy, Faith Evans, Puff Daddy, Faith Evans, Lil Kim, Mase, 112, and the entire squad, had already reserved MSG for Sunday.
Diddy Brings Out Chance The Rapper & Jeremih In Chicago
After a brief delay (so Diddy could fully recover from shoulder surgery), the Bad Boy Reunion Tour got underway Thursday night in Chicago. The set design looked pretty great, and the bill was stacked, but Diddy wanted something a little more, and so he brought out hometown heroes Chance the Rapper and Jeremih.
Black Eyed Peas Release Epic Star-Studded “Where Is the Love?” Remix
The Black Eyed Peas returned Thursday in glorious fashion with an incredible star-studded remix to their 2003 international hit "Where Is The Love?" It's officially titled "#WHEREISTHELOVE" and features over 50 well-known musicians, actors, and other celebrities, including Quincy Jones, Justin Timberlake, A$AP Rocky, Mary J. Blige, Usher, Diddy, Jamie Foxx, Ty Dolla $ign, DJ Khaled, J The Game, Jessie J, Snoop Dogg, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Randy Jackson, Tori Kelly, Kendall Jenner, Wilmer Valderrama, Omarion, French Montana, Wiz Khalifa, LL Cool J, Vanessa Hudgens, and Jaden Smith.
Future Appears To Call Diddy An "Old Ass Bitch"
Audio footage has emerged of someone suspiciously like Future referring to Diddy as an "old as bitch." "We got motherfucking Ciroc," Future appears to say. "Damn, we got all this liquor? And y'all want Diddy to come to my room, but this nigga ain't even brought no Ciroc! I don't want this nigga around, Diddy an old ass bitch!" It's unclear if there are any underlying factors for Future's frustration with Diddy, 46, other than the fact that he didn't bring him vodka and is old.
Diddy Makes An Appearance At Drake's Summer Sixteen Tour In North Carolina
Drake’s “Summer Sixteen” tour has had no shortage of special guest appearances, from Kanye West to Derrick Rose. The Boy can even pull high profile guest appearances when they aren’t going backstage. Such was the case last night in North Carolina.
Cops Reportedly Called To Cassie's Home Over Break-Up Argument With Diddy
It looks like Diddy and Cassie's relationship has come to a heated ending. According to a report circulating this morning, the hip-hop power couple got into argument yesterday, stemming from Cassie wanting to break-up, resulting in Diddy snatching Cassie's phone, and ending with the police visiting Cassie's home.
Funk Flex Responds To Drake's Diss At Madison Square Garden With Lengthy Rant
The most newsworthy moment to come from Drake and Future's "Summer Sixteen" tour stop at Madison Square Garden, currently in its third of four consecutive shows, took place at the start of night 1, when Drake dropped an a cappella freestyle, during which he called out HOT 97 and its resident DJ Funkmaster Flex. "You see, they tellin’ lies on Hot 97, that’s how it goes / I told ‘em fire Funk Flex and then I’ll come and do your show / Plus me and Kanye, we just left out the studio / My first night in the Garden, I’m feeling like D.