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Vote: Who Should Win Best Rap Album At The 2017 Grammys?
Vote: Who Should Win Best Rap Album At The 2017 Grammys? Dec 6, 2016 at 02:31pm
The 2017 Grammy nominations have been revealed. If you look at the 21-year history of Best Rap Album, the category's winner has usually been the most commercially successful album, which would indicate that Drake's Views is the front-runner.
Mike Dean Remarks On How "Lacking" Rappers Put Out Diss Tracks Before Album Drops
Mike Dean Remarks On How "Lacking" Rappers Put Out Diss Tracks Before Album Drops Dec 6, 2016 at 01:37pm
Mike Dean just asked a question that most of us have likely pondered recently: "Why do artists who are lacking always make a diss song just before their LP comes out?" Indeed, with hip-hop beefs hogging up so many headlines these days, one needs to look at the diss track as not just the main artillery in a showdown between emcees, but also as a potentially successful promotional tool.
The Hip Hop Fan Gift Guide
The Hip Hop Fan Gift Guide Dec 6, 2016 at 10:12am
If you're anything like us, scrambling for Christmas (or Hanukkah) gifts on Dec. 23 is the norm. It doesn't have to be that way though, especially if you’re shopping for hip-hop heads. We’ve got your back with some gift ideas for the hip hop fans that can’t get enough, based on their favorite artists. Feel free to send it someone as a not so subtle hint. Swipe/click through the gallery for gift inspiration for fans of Drake, Gucci Mane, Joey Bada$$, 21 Savage, Skepta and many more.
Here Are The 2017 Grammy Nominations, Led By Beyonce, Drake, Kanye West & Rihanna
Here Are The 2017 Grammy Nominations, Led By Beyonce, Drake, Kanye West & Rihanna Dec 6, 2016 at 09:45am
The nominations for the 2017 Grammy Awards have been revealed. Beyonce leads all artists with 9 nominations, while Drake, Kanye West, and Rihanna each have 8. The award show will take place on February 12 at the Staples Center in L.A. and will be hosted by James Corden.  Chance The Rapper are Anderson. Paak are both among the nominees for Best New Artist. In the R&B categories, nominees include PartyNextDoor, Bryson Tiller, Tory Lanez, and BJ The Chicago Kid. 
The Hip Hop Dating Map
The Hip Hop Dating Map Dec 5, 2016 at 11:21am
The law of six degrees of separation applies to the hip hop dating circuit -- a land where fast money, fast women, and horny men collide, resulting often in fireworks. As you can see in the dating map we have assembled below, there isn't much distance separating stars like Rihanna, Drake, Kanye West, Future, Lil Wayne, & A$AP Rocky. Ray J even has his own dating wheel, which gives credence to Vince Staples' mind-blowing Theory of Ray J.
Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Reportedly Not Living Together Post-Hospitalization
Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Reportedly Not Living Together Post-Hospitalization Dec 3, 2016 at 03:15pm
While it was reported that Kanye West had returned home from the hospital last week, sources now claim that the rapper is living at a rental property separated from Kim Kardashian and his two children. According to Us Weekly, Kanye is receiving outpatient care in a separate space to his family for the time being.
Joey Badass Tells J. Cole & Kanye West That He Still Has The Best "Waves" Ever
Joey Badass Tells J. Cole & Kanye West That He Still Has The Best "Waves" Ever Dec 2, 2016 at 04:03pm
Rap fans are currently going crazy over J. Cole's new song and video, "False Prophets," which was part of his "Eyez" documentary that premiered on Tidal last night. The song comes with the smooth and clever lyricism that Cole is loved for, but more importantly, it focuses on a rap hero experiencing a fall from grace. The lyrics seem to point to one emcee in particular: Kanye West.
J. Cole Dissed By Heems Of Das Racist Over Kanye Criticism
J. Cole Dissed By Heems Of Das Racist Over Kanye Criticism Dec 2, 2016 at 01:46pm
Not everyone was so happy with the epic day J. Cole has been having. Taking his frustrations to Twitter, Heems of now-defunct Das Racist had harsh words for J. Cole after what he perceived to be an unfair criticism of Kanye West on Jermaine's new track "False Prophets." Here's what Heems had to say: "J Cole coming at Kanye over a recycled Joey Badass beat? He should go back to his wheelhouse: raps about virginity, wet dreams, cumming fast."
Selena Gomez Had The Top 5 Instagram Posts of 2016 (And More Year End Data)
Selena Gomez Had The Top 5 Instagram Posts of 2016 (And More Year End Data) Dec 2, 2016 at 12:40pm
For all of Kim Kardashian’s talk of “breaking the internet,” she has not been able to best the appeal of 24 year old starlet Selena Gomez. Instagram just released year end data for the social media platform, and the babyfaced singer/actress/model held the top five spots for most liked Instagram posts in 2016. More depressingly, the most liked post from 2016 was a Coca Cola advertisement.
J. Cole Seems To Diss Kanye West On "False Prophets" Song From "4 Your Eyez Only"
J. Cole Seems To Diss Kanye West On "False Prophets" Song From "4 Your Eyez Only" Dec 2, 2016 at 09:51am
It's Cole time. A new album of his, entitled 4 Your Eyez Only, appeared on iTunes yesterday with a December 9 release date. Then last night, he put out a new Tidal documentary called "Eyez" that proved the veracity of 4 Your Eyez Only, which will be his first project since 2014 Forest Hills Drive.
Which Rap Song Did You Not Want Your Parents To Catch You Listening To?
Which Rap Song Did You Not Want Your Parents To Catch You Listening To? Nov 30, 2016 at 08:30pm
Earlier this week, you may have seen a viral Snapchat story of a horrified mother listening to her 8th grader son's Spotify playlist. Songs she listened to included D.R.A.M.'s "Cash Machine," Kanye West's "Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1," and J . Cole's "Wet Dreamz" Any rap fan will tell you that these are far from the worst songs for a mother to hear, so today we asked our Facebook and Twitter followers to submit the songs they wouldn't want their parents to catch them bumping (back in the day or at this very moment), and we've received some pretty great results.
Kanye West Reportedly Home From The Hospital
Kanye West Reportedly Home From The Hospital Nov 30, 2016 at 07:13pm
Kanye West has been released from the hospital after spending the last week under medical care. Following what has been reported as a "nervous breakdown," TMZ has confirmed that West is back at his house with Kim Kardashian and two children.
Charts Don't Lie: November 30
Charts Don't Lie: November 30 Nov 30, 2016 at 02:16pm
This week in the Billboard 200, Bruno Mars debuted at #2 with his newest LP 24K Magic, joining A Tribe Called Quest, Rae Sremmurd, and Drake in the top 10. Behind them in the top 50 are Rihanna, Travis Scott, 21 Savage and Metro Boomin, Kanye West, and Solange. The only other debut on the chart this week is E-40, whose The D-Boy Diary: Book 1 comes in at #178, but It should be interesting next week to see if The Weeknd does indeed scoop the #1 spot for which he's projected.
The-Dream Announces "Love You To Death" EP Coming Next Month
The-Dream Announces "Love You To Death" EP Coming Next Month Nov 29, 2016 at 04:41pm
The-Dream's has announced a new project called Love You To Death. The EP is set to arrive December 9th, marking the esteemed singer and songwriter's second solo release of 2016, following his visual album Genesis, which was released exclusively on Tidal in January. Previous to Genesis, Dream released the Crown EP in 2014. The project was introduced as one half of a full-length titled Crown Jewel, the second half of which has yet to be officially released.
Wiz Khalifa Offers To Send "KK" To Kanye West's "Mental Institution"
Wiz Khalifa Offers To Send "KK" To Kanye West's "Mental Institution" Nov 29, 2016 at 11:52am
Wiz Khalifa thinks he has just the medicine to cure Kanye West's recent mental ailments. "He need to smoke some weed," Wiz told TMZ outside of the Catch nightclub in L.A. last night. "Some some KK, make your day day all better," he rhymed laughingly. He then promised to send some of his personal "Khalifa Kush" cannabis to Kanye in the "mental institution."