The Hip Hop Dating Map
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.
Lil' Kim Weighs In On Rich Homie Quan's Biggie Lyric Flub
People are still talking about Rich Homie Quan's botched performance of the Notorious B.I.G.'s "Get Money" verse at the VH1 Hip-Hop Honors last week. The Atlanta rapper has since released a sincere apology to New York, his fans, and the late Biggie himself, but when Lil' Kim, who performed the tribute with Quan, appeared on Sway In The Morning, there were still more questions to be asked.
5 Biggest Live Hip Hop Fails
Rich Homie Quan has received considerable heat for his lyrical blunder at the VH1 Hip Hop Honors earlier this week.
Questlove On Rich Homie Quan's Lyrical Blunder: "We Are To Blame"
Rich Homie Quan has been getting dragged across the internet since he forgot the lyrics to the Notorious B.I.G. song he was performing at Monday's VH1 Hip Hop honors. Questlove took to Instagram on Tuesday to share his perspective on the situation. He aimed to lessen the barrage tomatoes being flung at Quan, imprisoned in digital stocks, and encouraged followers to turn the lens upon themselves.
Bad Boy To Release 5-Disc 20th Anniversary Box Set
Bad Boy is experiencing a minor renaissance in 2016.
Rich Homie Quan Forgets Lyrics To Biggie’s Verse During VH1 Hip-Hop Honors
During Monday night’s VH1 Hip-Hop Honors concert, honoree Lil Kim took the stage to perform the classic Junior M.A.F.I.A. anthem "Get Money,” and for Biggie’s verse she decided to bring out ATL rapper Rich Homie Quan to help assist her. However, assisting Lil Kim is something Quan didn’t come close to doing, but rather instead he straight up forgot the lyrics to one of Biggie’s most famous verses.
Lil Kim Lists Her Top 5 Biggie Songs
The all-star late '90s Bad Boy lineup, sans Biggie of course, has recently been thrust back into the spotlight with the Diddy-organized reunion tour, which kicked off in Brooklyn earlier this month. While on the road getting adjusted to tour life, Lil Kim called into DJ Whoo Kid's "Whoolywood Shuffle" show on Shade 45 to discuss the reunion experience and how its success speaks on the lasting legacy of Biggie Smalls, with whom she had a serious and well-documented love affair. Listen to the 15-minute interview below.
Puff Daddy Announces "Bad Boy Family Reunion" Tour
Puff Daddy is hosting a two-day Bad Boy reunion show this upcoming weekend in Brooklyn in celebration of Notorious B.I.G.'s birthday. That's just the beginning; Puff has now announced a complete Bad Boy reunion tour, featuring Lil' Kim, Mase, Faith Evans, Mario Winans, 112, Total, Carl Thomas, the Lox, and French Montana
Lil Kim's $3 Million Mansion Reportedly On Verge Of Foreclosure
Since 2002, Lil Kim has resided in Alpine, NJ, the same celebrity enclave that Chris Rock, Fabolous, Jay Z, Diddy, and many others have called home. It looks like she may be moving soon; according to Bossip, Kim is on the verge of losing her mansion, valued at around $3 million, for failure to keep up with her monthly payments.
Vote For Your Favorite "Panda" Remix
Desiigner's "Panda" was crowned the #1 song on the Billboard Hot 100 Monday afternoon. It marked the culmination of a wild four months in which the 18-year old Brooklyn rapper went from complete unknown to G.O.O.D. Music signee, The Life of Pablo feature, and internet sensation.
Puff Daddy Announces Second Bad Boy Reunion Show In Brooklyn
At the end of last month, Diddy announced that he will be honoring the legacy of Biggie Smalls with a Bad Boy reunion concert at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on May 20. Tickets went on sale a few days later and reportedly sold out in seven minutes.
Stream Berner's Album "Hempire"
Bay Area resident, Taylor Gang repper/rapper, and #CookiesKing Berner finally comes through today with his anticipated album Hempire. The album's singles have been top-notch, and we expect nothing less than greatness from the entire thing. Hempire is 18 tracks long with an impressive list of features: Snoop Dogg, B-Real, Wiz Khalifa, Mistah FAB, Cozmo, Smiggz, K. Camp. Lil' Kim, Quez, Atmosphere, Young Dolph, Project Pat, Maejor, Strap, and Freeze.
Lil Kim Reveals New Mixtape Title & Release Date
If you heard her criminally short verse on Diddy's MMM mixtape, her "Panda" remix, or her recent collab with Kevin Gates, you know it's about time for a Lil Kim renaissance, and it just might be in the cards for 2016.
Behind The Beat: Christian Rich
In 2003, twin brothers Taiwo and Kehinde Hassan, now known as the production duo Christian Rich, got their first placement on a Lil Kim record. That was when they were both Speech Communication majors at the University of Illinois in Champaign, a couple of hours south of their native Chicago. That same year, they gave beats to Clipse and Foxy Brown.
Lil Kim Says She's Dropping An Album Next Year
Last night, Lil Kim caught some shade from Azealia Banks, who called her out, alongside K.
Azealia Banks Throws Shade At K. Michelle & Lil Kim
Azealia Banks is back at it once again. Known for not always being able to keeping her mouth shut on twitter, the NYC rapper had some choice words once again on Tuesday evening that were aimed at Lil Kim and her once former touring partner, K. Michelle.
Lil Kim Files Domestic Violence Lawsuit Against Ex-Boyfriend
Lil Kim has filed a domestic lawsuit against Bronx rapper Mr. Papers, her ex-boyfriend and the father of her 13-month daughter Royal Reign.
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."
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.
Ranking Fabolous' Friday Freestyles From Worst To Best
The first time I ever heard Fab was when I was 12. I heard “Can’t Deny It” and realized that he was beyond nice. You see, Fabolous is a gladiator. You can throw him in the octagon and he’ll walk out unscathed. I always refer to him as the Vince Carter of rap because at any moment, he could unleash an array of tricks that could leave you in awe. Fab is an extraordinary talent that can mesmerize you with his pen game. Lyrically, he’s been as consistent as anybody else in the rap game. Every time he drops a bar, you’re liable to do the ugly face.