DC Comics wants to block Rihanna from trademarking the name "Robyn."
ASAP Rocky Is Given Acid By Makonnen, Proceeds To Have Sex With Nine Women May 24, 2015 at 12:16pm 71,883 Views
After seeing the video, we get the idea ASAP Rocky has experimented with the drug his recent A.L.L.A. single is named after, which a new interview with the New York Post confirms. Rocky says he was recently given LSD by Makonnen (who famously no longer sells molly) at SXSW, and he had quite the trip: "This nigga looked like Buddha with a Jheri curl!"
After creating magic in Compton for the "King Kunta" video, K-Dot has gone to The Bay to shoot his latest visual. Following "i" and "King Kunta," the next To Pimp a Butterfly track to get a video will be "Alright," in which Kendrick goes to Treasure Island in the San Francisco Bay.
Juicy J was schedule to perform at The Fillmore in San Francisco last night but, before the show, the Memphis rapper began experiencing shortness of breath and was quickly rushed to the hospital.
Lil B cannot be stopped. First he cursed James Harden earlier this week. Now he's announced that he will deliver a lecture at UCLA this upcoming Thursday. UCLA Students only, sorry everyone else... but where there's a will there's a way.
New Akon-Led Initiative Aims To Bring 600 Million Africans Electricity May 23, 2015 at 08:47pm 10,213 Views
At the United Nations' second Sustainable Energy For All Forum, Akon announced the launch of the Akon Lighting Africa initiative, which hopes to provide sustainable electricity for the 600 million Africans who currently live without it.
For some reason or another, Drake has taken it upon himself to get the world to appreciate the city of Houston, a noble cause, no doubt. Though Houston residents didn't exactly name him their official Canadian ambassador, it's clear Drake and his OVO team put a lot of effort and resources into making Houston Appreciation Weekend a success.
This week saw the debut of Snoop Dogg's Pharrell-helmed funk opus, which had a pretty modest opening, placing at number 14. While Tech N9ne blew us away with his top 5 debut last week, he fell considerably this cycle, moving all the way down to number 20. As for the rest of the rap releases, almost everything has been slowly descending the charts incrementally.
Last Thursday (May 21), a leak of Drake and Beyonce's "Can I" hit the Internet, instantaneously ramping up the hype for Views From the 6, though that was just the beginning. Three more Drizzy leaks have found their way onto the web, two that could potentially be VFT6 material.
Thanks in part to his majorly successful sophomore album To Pimp A Butterfly, Kendrick Lamar was asked to cover June’s edition of Ebony Magazine in honor of Black Music Month.
After a big first quarter, May has been kind of a slump month for releases, as there's tons of noteworthy projects planned for this summer, but the last few weeks have mostly been dominated by singles, videos and news.
Nicki Minaj Releases "The Night Is Still Young" Video Exclusively On TIDAL May 22, 2015 at 03:19pm 15,703 Views
Last week (May 18), Nicki Minaj and Beyonce dropped off the visual to "Feeling Myself," which is already being touted as one of the video's of the year. Due to its TIDAL-exclusivity, though, many of us haven't been lucky enough to see Nicki & Bey in all their glory, save for a few highly compelling snippets and screenshots.
50 Cent Sues Rick Ross For Allegedly Leaking His Own Baby Mama's Sex Tape May 22, 2015 at 02:50pm 36,759 Views
Back in March, we learned that 50 Cent was being taken to court by Lastonia Leviston (who has a child with Rick Ross) for allegedly leaking out her sex tape. Now, Fif's claiming that Rozay himself was behind the leak, and to deflect the blame, is suing the MMG bawse.
Yesterday, May 21, would've been The Notorious B.I.G.'s 43rd birthday. As the hip-hop world reminisced on his career, and what could've been, Biggie's daughter, T'yanna Wallace, took the time to field questions from fans on what the occasion meant to her and her family and how she sees her father's legacy.
It's a long weekend for all our Americans out there, so as you turn up for Memorial Day weekend, you can use our Staff Picks playlist as your official soundtrack. If you don't have a long weekend, SUCKS TO BE YOU (jokes, being you is 100% awesome).
We got a surprise back in March when the first trailer for the Jake Gyllenhaal-starring film "Southpaw" dropped with a snippet of a new Eminem song attached. As the film also stars 50 Cent, we should've guessed that Shady Records was involved in some way.
French Montana Decries "Hateful Speech" Surrounding Chinx's Death May 22, 2015 at 12:22pm 41,503 Views
Since Chinx was tragically gunned down in Queens last weekend, most of the rap world has shown their support for the Coke Boy, his family and friends in some way or another. However, not everyone's as respectful and mature.
Over the past couple months, Fabolous has been treating our Friday nights with vicious freestyles over some classic 90’s themed instrumentals. Looking to capitalize off all its success, Fab has decided to compile all of his recent freestyles into a new mixtape simply titled Friday Night Freestyles of course.
It looks like Wiz Khalifa is cooking up his next album. Taking to Twitter Thursday night, Wiz announced what appears to be the title to his next album, Rolling Papers 2: The Weed Album.
When asked about a rumored collaboration with Jay Z on Twitter today, Nicki Minaj answered up front, but deleted her tweet shortly thereafter. Without giving out too much info, Minaj confirmed that the record would be dropping "in 3 days".
There were plenty of talked about moments from Jay Z's Tidal performance last weekend, but the biggest news of all may have been his reunion with Roc-a-fella OG, Beanie Sigel.
If you grew up in Canada, the Much Music Video Awards are a big deal. Drake and The Weeknd, who both grew up in Toronto, likely spent their formative years watching the station, so they should be happy to hear they've earned a few nominations-- Abel leading the pack with 6.
Depending on when you were born, you might see as Ice Cube as one of two people. The first one, for our younger readers, is the lovable character from "Barber Shop," "Are We There Yet?" or "21 Jump Street." For our older audience, it's probably the angry gangster rapper who was a member of N.W.A. and released The Predator.
You may know Flavor Flav as the hypeman in legendary rap duo, Public Enemy, or if you're a little younger, your first memory of the hypeman may have been his hugely popular reality show, "Flavor Of Love". The last few years, however, have mainly seen Flav in the spotlight for legal issues, and today he's found himself in a bit of trouble once again.
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