Natural Born Hustlers: Top 5 Rapper CEOs
The rap game is filled with natural born hustlers, that much is undeniable. It is truly astonishing, looking at how so many MCs, since the inception of the genre itself, have successfully used hip-hop as a platform to become titans of multiple industries. Even though Jay Z (spoiler alert: he’s on this list) was the one who coined the phrase “I’m not a businessman. I’m a business, man,” he has not been the only rapper to make it a reality.
Review: King Los' "God, Money, War"
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Diddy On His Fall At The BET Awards: "I Busted My Ass!"
Either last night's BET Awards was really something special, or the internet has just become too good at meme-ifying everything they see. It's probably a combination of both, but one truly spontaneous moment came when the generally-light-on-his-feet Diddy took a major spill during his performance of "All About The Benjamins". Within minutes of it happening, a Vine had already circulated Twitter, and it wasn't long before Diddy himself partook in the friendly roasting session.
Forbes' Highest-Paid Celebrities List Features Diddy, Jay Z, Drake & More
Just in time to give you more of those Monday blues, Forbes has released their world's highest-paid celebrities list. The list ranks the celebrities of all domains together, giving us a glimpse at the top 95 earners of celebrity-dom.
Watch All The 2015 BET Performances Including Kendrick Lamar, Meek Mill, Nicki Minaj & More
The 2015 BET Awards went down in L.A. last night resulting in performances from Meek Mill, Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, The Weeknd, Big Sean, as well as reunions from Bad Boy and N.W.A., and more.
Bad Boys Reunite To Perform At The BET Awards
One of the undisputed highlights of Sunday night's BET Awards was Diddy getting the old Bad Boy roster together for an 11-minute performance. Puff and Ma$e got things started with "Feel So Good," then 112 showed up for "Peaches and Cream." Diddy then kicked it up a notch with “I Need a Girl Part Two" before Faith Evans arrived looking fine as ever to bring the house down with "Love Like This."
50 Cent Clowns Rick Ross's Arrest On Instagram
Fiddy has no chill when it comes to clowning his fellow industry moguls on Instagram. After Diddy's arrest for assaulting a UCLA coach with a kettlebell, 50 Cent let loose a series of Instagram posts poking fun at his Ciroc competitor's unhinged temper.
10 Best Hip-Hop Crews Of All Time
The hip hop crew is an essential part of success. Whether big or small, every rapper has an entourage. Sometimes it's full of rappers, and other times it's just his buddies from back in the day, nonetheless, weak links in a crew can water down the crew as a whole-- something we took into consideration when crafting this list. You have the multimedia approach that Odd Future takes, and also the full-on lyrical assault that Wu-Tang Clan makes. Both are great crews, but who would comprise a list of the best rap crews of all time?
Diddy Charged With 5 Counts After Confrontation With UCLA Football Coach
Diddy was charged with three counts of assault with deadly weapon, one count of making terrorist threats, and one count of battery after his altercation with UCLA football coach Sal Alosi yesterday, reports Sportscenter.
50 Cent Makes Fun Of Diddy's UCLA Arrest
50 Cent seizes any and every opportunity to throw some shade in Diddy's direction, thus yesterday, with the news that Diddy was arrested after attacking a UCLA coach, Fif hopped on Instagram to crack some jokes at Puff's expense.
Diddy Arrested After Alleged Fight With UCLA Football Coach
Diddy has been arrested for allegedly instigating a physical altercation with an assistant football coach at UCLA.
King Los Reveals "God Money War" Artwork & Release Date
King Los shared the soulful, R. Kelly-assisted "Glory To The Lord" yesterday, and his new project seemed closer than ever. Sure enough, today Los has revealed the release date for God Money War, which will be available June 23rd.
Drake & Diddy Reportedly Squash Beef
Among all the stealthy disses on Drake's If You're Reading This It's Too Late, the one on "Used To" aimed at Diddy ("Real quick, man, you couldn't have hated that / Let's be real, nigga, you couldn't have made it that") was the most timely, coming mere weeks after the mogul allegedly slapped him over a Boi-1da beat.
Lil Kim Announces New Reality Show "The Queen Bee"
Over the course of her career, Lil Kim been embroiled in scandals and drama galore, so it seems only right that she's about to get her own reality show. Announcing the news via a video, Kim says she'll have a new reality show called "The Queen Bee" airing soon.
Diddy Announces Release Date For "MMM"
In February of LAST YEAR, Diddy announced that he was working on a new album, simply titled MMM, which would be executive produced by fellow Bad Boy French Montana. While we haven’t heard much about it ev
Forbes Names Hip Hop's Five Wealthiest Artists Of 2015
In recent times, Forbes' annual list of hip hop's five wealthiest artists has become less of a race and more of an established pantheon, and this year's no different. With the exception of two artists switching between the fourth and fifth spots, 2015's list is identical to last year's. With the exception of Birdman (who moved from fourth to fifth place on the list), everyone is worth more this year.
Money On Money: Rappers Endorsing Floyd Mayweather
For years boxing fans both rabid and casual have been eagerly awaiting, theorizing, and fantasizing about the potential of a Floyd "Money" Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao matchup. With the dream match finally coming to fruition on Saturday, May 2nd - high-profile fans of the sport and/or the fighters have come out of the wood-works to wave their respective flags.
Rap Industry Recap: April
Business moves quick, and that's no exception for the rap world. From the hottest new signings, to movie deals, to album pushbacks, the industry is constantly in motion. It can be hard to keep up with at times, so we've consolidated all of the must-hear information from the past month, all in one place. Be on the look out for this monthly recap of news-worthy items you may have missed to stay afloat with the industry.