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  • Cover of Beyoncé Will Perform At The 2014 VMAs And Receive The Video Vanguard Award
    With a bevy of Grammys, platinum records and number one singles already under her belt, Beyoncé often seems like she's conquered all their is to conquer in the music world.
  • Cover of Snoop Dogg & Murda Mook To Bring Battle Rap To BET Hip-Hop Awards
    Snoop Dogg took to Instagram yesterday to announce big plans he has been cooking up with Total Slaughter winner Murda Mook. In a short clip, Snoop says, "Me and my nigga Murda Mook fitting to come at you with something real big for the Hip-Hop battle scene. Be on the lookout." 
  • Cover of L.A. Bloods Respond To Chris Brown's Use Of Their Gang Signs
    Chris Brown may not be an official member of the Bloods, but he's gotten the OK to throw up an L.A. set's gang signs.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Addresses Controversy Around Her BET Awards Acceptance Speech [Update: Iggy Azalea Responds]
    At Sunday night's BET Awards, Nicki Minaj took home the "Best Female Rap Artist" award for the fifth consecutive year, beating out Iggy Azalea, among others, in the category.
  • Cover of Game Says "Bigger Than Me" Was Recorded Last August
    A few weeks ago, Game caused quite a stir by releasing "Bigger Than Me," a song that seemingly lashed out at any and all of the recent XXL Freshmen. But in a new interview, Game says that he made the song long before the cover was even announced, on an "angry night" in Miami last August.
  • Cover of Shots Reportedly Fired Outside Hollywood Nightclub Following 2014 BET Awards
    After a successful night of performances and awards at the 2014 BET Awards, things went south just hours later, during an after party. TMZ reports this morning that shots were fired at Hollywood's celebrity-filled Supper Club.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Speaks On Ghostwriting, Near-Death Experience In BET Acceptance Speech
    In a rare moment of sincerity from a typically animated personality, Nicki Minaj decided tackle some big topics in her acceptance speech at the BET awards last night (June 29).
  • Cover of Pharrell & August Alsina Win Big At BET Awards
    As usual, this year's BET Awards were full of surprises. Beyonce and Jay Z went into the 2014 BET Awards ceremony leading with four nominations, but this was Pharrell and August Alsina's night. With two wins each, the performers proved that their charting albums were no fluke.
  • Cover of Watch Every Performance From The 2014 BET Awards
    No cable? No problem. HNHH will be posting all of the performances from tonight's BET Awards as they become available. Check out all of the performers below!
  • Cover of Jermaine Dupri On Chris Brown: "He's Gonna Be More Famous Than Tupac"
    Hot 97's Miss Info has been breaking stories left and right at her BET Awards press table.
  • Cover of Man Stabbed At Meek Mill's BET Awards Party
    Just yesterday, Meek Mill was seen talking to Miss Info about his new album and hyping up his BET Awards pre-party, which he said would also be attended by Game and Lil Boosie. Taking place at L.A.'s Club Lure, the event would be marred by a fight that led to a stabbing.
  • Cover of Drake, Lil Wayne, Usher & More Set To Perform At 2014 BET Awards [Update: T.I., Rick Ross, Juicy & More Added]
    The BET awards are quickly approaching, and today we've been given a few of the performers set to take the stage at the big event. Things were already off to a big start with Chris Rock confirmed to host the show, but this new announcement has definitely taken anticipation to the next level.
  • Cover of Rihanna Wins "Most Desirable Woman" At Guys Choice Awards
    We're not exactly sure why there's an award show dedicated entirely to dudes, but "The Guys Choice" awards is something that exists, and took place Saturday night in California.
  • Cover of August Alsina Talks Going Up Against Seasoned Artists For Upcoming BET Awards
    August Alsina is an r'n'b artist on his grind, and his grind is definitely starting to pay off.
  • Cover of Justin Timberlake, Eminem Win Billboard Music Awards
    Last night the Billboard Music Awards went down, and we saw performances from Iggy Azalea, John Legend, a Michael Jackson hologram and more. The event was hosted by Ludacris, and a multitude of awards were also given out during the night.
  • Cover of Watch Billboard Music Award Performances From John Legend, Iggy Azalea, Jennifer Lopez And A Michael Jackson Hologram
    The 2014 Billboard Music Awards are currently unfolding at MGM's Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, with Ludacris holding down hosting duties for the evening, his first time doing so for this particular event.
  • Cover of Jay Z, Beyonce & Drake Take Lead In 2014 BET Awards Nominations [Update: Chris Rock Hosting]
    BET are gearing up for their annual BET Awards, and today they've released this year's nominations.
  • Cover of Ludacris Is Hosting The 2014 Billboard Music Awards
    The Billboard Music Awards are going down this Sunday on ABC, and today we've learned that they've tapped Ludacris to host the event. Luda has been busy filming "Fast & Furious 7", as well as putting in work on his long-awaited album Ludaversal. He released the single featuring Jeremih recently, "Party Girls."
  • Cover of Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell & More To Perform At iHeart Radio Music Awards
    iHeart Radio took to NBC's Twitter account today to announce a big line-up of performers at their forthcoming iHeart Radio Music Awards.
  • Cover of Photos: Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Iggy Azalea, Eminem & More Attend MTV Movie Awards 2014
    After a busy weekend full of partying for Coachella 2014, the MTV Movie Awards went down live last night, hosted by Conan O'Brien. The event isn't strictly hip-hop, but nonetheless some of our favorite rap chicks made an appearance at the awards ceremony.
  • Cover of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Justin Timberlake Lead Rap And R&B Billboard Music Award Nominations
    The nominations for the annual Billboard Music Awards have arrived today. Perhaps unsurprisingly, considering these guys dominated the Billboard 200 over the last year, Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are among the top contenders with eleven and ten nominations respectively.
  • Cover of Eminem & Rihanna Set To Perform At 2014 MTV Movie Awards
     Before Eminem and Rihanna embark on their three city-tour in August, they will have a little practice come this Sunday. MTV announced today that Eminem and Rihanna will be performing at this year’s MTV Movie Awards.
  • Cover of Danny Brown Says SXSW "Lost A Little Something"
    Danny Brown was seen just before his birthday sporting his famous goofy grin and rather alarming bright green hair. However, the critically adored rapper remembers an earlier time at the most famous Austin festival and as he makes clear in his interview with Complex, he likes the old version better. 
  • Cover of mtvU Woodie Award Winners Announced, Drake Wins Woodie Of The Year
    The 2014 mtvU Woodie Awards took place last night in Austin, Texas, as part of the South by Southwest festivities. We reported on the nominees in February, and now we have the full list of winners for each award.
  • Cover of Pharrell Speaks On Oscar Loss & Competing With Rick Ross' "Mastermind"
    Pharrell had a huge 2013, but this year is shaping up to be even bigger for him. Today, he released his long-awaited follow up to In My Mind, the love-letter to women, G I R L, and with his current single "Happy" sitting at #1 on Billboard, it's likely that the album will do the same this week.
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