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.
50 Cent Asks Crowd To Name Diddy's Last Single
Seemingly higher than sex and making money on 50 Cent's list of the joys of life is throwing shade at Diddy. Last night, during an appearance at a nightclub in Arizona, he asked the crowd to name Diddy's most recent single in order to prove his irrelevance. “Name his last fucking single,” 50 says, with no immediate response. “The last single off his last album. Do anybody in here know what the last fuckin single was? The DJ don’t know. Google this shit, man.”
Bad Boy To Release 5-Disc 20th Anniversary Box Set
Bad Boy is experiencing a minor renaissance in 2016.
Rihanna, Diddy, & The Weeknd Among Forbes' Highest-Paid Celebrities Of 2016
Forbes has released its Highest-Paid Celebrities of 2016 list, comprised of the 100 celebrities who earned the most money between June 2015 and June 2016 to crack the Top 100. Taylor Swift took the #1 spot with a whopping $170 million earned. A few hip hop & luminaries made the cut as well:
Joe Budden Praises Drake's "4PM In Calabasas," Says Diddy Needs To Respond
There was a flood of new music on tonight's episode of OVO Sound Radio. It was thought that Drake would pay tribute to Gucci Mane in his DJ mix, and he took it a step further and surprised listeners with a brand new collab with the unshackled Brick Squad boss himself: "Back on Road." A bit later, Drake's current No. 1, "One Dance," received a fittingly poppy remix from another Canuck in Justin Bieber. And lastly, Drake signed off by adding another installment to his storied time-sensitive city songs, this one called "4PM in Calabasas."
Artists Pay Tribute To Muhammad Ali Following His Death
News of Muhammad Ali's death at the age of 74 broke Friday night, inspiring mourning of the beloved athlete on social media, but also, celebration of his philosophy and accomplishments. Through the night, we've seen an outpouring of tributes from all types of people the three-time world heavyweight champion has inspired, including many artists working in hip-hop.
DMX, Desiigner, Shyne Make Appearances At Puff Daddy's 2nd Bad Boy Reunion Concert
Puff Daddy's highly anticipated Bad Boy reunion tour kicked off Friday night at the Barclay's Center, hosting not only performances from the many billed guests like Mase, The Lox, and Faith Evans, but also some surprise appearances from the likes of Jay Z, Nas, and more. Saturday night was the encore performance, and naturally, there were no shortage of special guests on day 2.
Jay Z, Nas, Rick Ross & More Showed Up To Puff Daddy's 1st Bad Boy Reunion Show
Since it was announced back in March, Diddy's Bad Boy Reunion concert has gone from one Barclays Center performance to an entire tour, and the first of the many shows kicked off Friday night. With a lineup that included Lil Kim, Mase, Faith Evans, The Lox, French Montana, and may more, it was sure to be a spectacle, but naturally, Puff managed to pull out quite a few surprises as well.
Chinx's Mother Says French Montana Needs To Give Her Answers About Son's Murder
This past Tuesday (May 17) marked the one-year anniversary of death of Lionel Pickens, better known as Queens rapper Chinx, who was signed to French Montana's Coke Boy Records. Many used the occasion to celebrate his legacy, but Chinx's mother, Veronica Clinton, is still demanding answers as to what happened to her son and why no one has been held accountable. She also feels "disrespected" by two of Chinx's most prominent associates in the hip-hop world, Diddy and French Montana.