During an interview at the Tribeca Film Festival, Baz Luhrmann spoke on Nas' involvement in his Netflix '70s hip hop drama "The Get Down," calling the rapper "a huge creative force" in shaping the aesthetic of the series, which follows a posse of struggling So
Follow the Leader is a new show on CNBC that profiles a different "superstar entrepreneur" each episode. The show's second episode ever aired last night and spotlighted 300 Ent executive Lyor Cohen and his star artist, Young Thug.
What makes Kendrick Lamar such a great performer? His everyman aesthetic makes him relatable. His spiritual conviction that makes him appear possessed gives his performances the feeling of a religious ritual. His live band is fuego. And, bars.
HBO is getting ready to a launch a new animated series called "Animals" and hip-hop fans have two big reasons to watch. Both ASAP Rocky and ASAP Ferg will be lending their voices to the show, which will New York City creatures like rats, pigeons, and dogs.
Action Bronson had a great 2015. He released the well-received Mr. Wonderful, which was chock full of fantastic features. He also continued his hilarious Munchies’ show “Fuck, That’s Delicious” on YouTube.
Ja Rule has been thinking a lot about the good ol' days, from rehashing his beef with 50 Cent, to planning a tour with Ashanti -- Rule is pretty conscious that early '00s rap nostalgia is at an all-time high.
Ludacris is no stranger to the world of television and film, having appeared in the "Fast and Furious" franchise, "Crash," and most recently, on "Empire." He will pull from his experience as he executive produces a new CBS drama called "The Down Beat."
As Nicki Minaj told us way back on "Up In Flames," "Bitches ain't got punchlines or flow / I have both and an empire also." From Beats Pills, to perfume, to Myx Moscato, Nicki has been expanding her brand over the last few years, and her presence on
While Rihanna fans patiently/eagerly await news on her upcoming eighth studio album, we get news of a different avenue of business for Ri Ri: TV. The pop star is set to join the new season of the singing reality TV show competition, "The Voice."
Last year, singer/actor Tyrese and rapper/TV personality Rev Run teamed up for a book called "Manology" that wound up becoming a New York Times bestseller, and now they'll be taking their knowledge to television.
We've already seen Joe Budden on Love & Hip-Hop, and while it's been a minute since the rapper has done a reality show, he'll be returning to the small screen on the next season of VH1's Couples Therapy.
Which of these is a member of the Hip Hop group Odd Future, and NOT the character of a children's show?A.) Dora the Explorer B.) Tyler, the CreatorC.) Thomas the Tank EngineD.) Bob the BuilderThe answer would be laughably obvious to the average rap fan, but it
Over the 20 or so years they've coexisted, rappers and reality TV have had a pretty great relationship. "Flavor of Love" is still one of the most popular reality programs of all-time, more people know Xzibit for "Pimp My Ride" than his appearances on Dr.
Fox's Empire is a certified hit, so they don't have to rely on celebrity guest appearances for ratings, but it doesn't mean they won't try to get them if they can. Last season we saw stars like Mary J.
Kanye West has been known to fill the executive producer role on some big albums, including Jay Z's Blueprint 3, Pusha T's My Name Is My Name, Big Sean' Dark Sky Paradise, and most recently Rihanna's upcoming R8.