After Birdman's infamous standoff with the Breakfast Club, it was revealed that the Cash Money mogul was getting pumped up for the iconic confrontation to Eminem's "Lose Yourself." The song is forever associated with the scene in 8 Mile where Eminem prepares f
Barack Obama threw an Independence Day barbecue in honor of military veterans last night at the White House. Kendrick Lamar and Janelle Monae performed at the event, and Obama closed the festivities by joining them on stage to say a few words.
Macklemore visited the White House to film a conversation with President Barack Obama that will be included in an upcoming MTV documentary on opioid addiction. Macklemore, who has struggled with addiction in the past, will serve as the documentary's host.
Rick Ross attended the White House last Friday to discuss criminal justice reform and keep the youth of America "on the right track" as a part of President Barack Obama's "My Brother's Keeper" initiative.
Obama's love for hip-hop is now well-established. The President cited Kendrick Lamar's "How Much a Dollar Cost" as his favorite song of 2015, and he even invited the Compton rapper to meet with him in the Oval Office.
President Obama delivered his eighth and final State of the Union address Tuesday night. Before he took the podium in the House Chamber, another notable DC celeb took the stage to get the crowd hyped: Wale.
Yesterday, we learned that Kendrick Lamar fulfilled a wish he's had ever since the "Bitch Don't Kill My Vibe" remix ("In the White House with a mink/Running through that bitch like it's my house," although he didn't seem to be wearing any fur at the time), pay
Aretha Franklin performed at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors this year, paying tribute to Carole King, who helped co-write the song she performed "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman." The Kennedy Center Honors took place on December 6th in W
This week, Michelle Obama showed off her most ferocious bars in a rap video called "Go to College" We took to the streets of New York City to show locals the video and gauge their reaction. Some were skeptical, some were digging it.
That Michelle Obama rap album with Iman Shumpert never became a reality. But she is still willing to bless the mic with her white hot bars, so long as it comes in service of her education initiative.
Since premiering in January, The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore has been angling to develop a young, hip-hop savvy audience by inviting such rappers as The Game, Joey Bada$$, Mac Miller, and Big KRIT to discuss political issues.
Both President Obama and Kanye West guested at a fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee today in San Francisco. It had been reported that West would use the occasion to perform songs from his upcoming album, SWISH.