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  • Cover of Mannie Fresh & Rick Ross Scheduled As 2015 BMI "How I Wrote That Song" Panelists
    Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) will be hosting their annual "How I Wrote That Song" panel Saturday, February 7th, 11:30 AM at 1Oak (9039 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, Calif.) in Los Angeles. 
  • Cover of Kanye West Accepts Visionary Award At 2015 BET Honors, Introduced By Dame Dash
    The BET Honors awards are filmed over a month in advance, and now with the instantaneous nature of Twitter and Instagram, it's hard to keep the winners under wraps for more than a matter of seconds.
  • Cover of #TBT: Ol' Dirty Bastard Cuts
    No truer words have ever been uttered than the ones Method Man said of Ol' Dirty Bastard on their legendary 36 Chambers album.
  • Cover of Remix Fix: Introducing Gardiner Express & Their Version Of A$AP Rocky's "Pretty Flacko 2"
    While never officially released as a single, A$AP Rocky's "Pretty Flacko" quickly became a favorite among the rapper's fans.
  • Cover of Ray J May Be Moving Into Kanye West & Kim Kardashian's Neighborhood
    Every time Kanye West and Kim Kardashian think they're rid of Ray J for good, he just seems to pop up again.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Covers Billboard Magazine
    After appearing on the cover of XXL magazine and writing his feature story himself, Kendrick Lamar has nabbed another magazine cover, this time with Billboard.
  • Cover of DJ Mustard Explains How He And YG Squashed Their Beef
    Last week, we were shocked to see YG and DJ Mustard, the bread and butter of L.A.'s rap scene last year, engaging in some light beef on social media. It didn't last long, as Mustard quickly cleared the air with a post that proclaimed "Jokes on yall dick heads !!!!" and showed him and his lyrical ally back together.
  • Cover of Peep Photos From Nicki Minaj's Rolling Stone Shoot With Terry Richardson
    The cover shot for Nicki Minaj's recent Rolling Stone issue was enticing enough, and now Terry Richardson has released a few more shots he took with Nicki during their Rolling Stone shoot, bringing the level of thirst up a notch.
  • Cover of YG & DJ Mustard Are Dissing Each Other On Instagram [Update: It Looks Like They've Made Up]
    YG and DJ Mustard proved they were an unstoppable team with the former's debut album, My Krazy Life, but many great creative partnerships end ugly, and things may be going that way for these two judging by their recent Instagram quarrel.While it's not entirely clear how things got started, the first (now deleted) post
  • Cover of First Week Sales For Fabolous' "The Young OG Project" [Update: Final Numbers Arrive From Billboard]
    Fabolous has sort of made a tradition out of dropping projects on Christmas day, and this year was no different with his new album The Young OG Project hitting iTunes on December 25th.
  • Cover of Khloe Kardashian Says She Dated French Montana When She Was "Lonely & Destructive"
    We know this is the news you've been dying for today. Why was Khloe Kardashian dating French Montana? We can finally answer the question that's sure to have been bubbling in your mind for awhile now. Or not.
  • Cover of Game, Tyga & DJ Mustard Take Part In "Millions March Los Angeles"
    Following the growing number of incidents in which police have killed unarmed black men in the U.S. this year, protesters have gathered nationwide to fight for change. The "Millions March" in New York a couple of weeks back collected a massive turnout, and now other cities are following suit.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj's "The Pinkprint" Debuts At #2 On Billboard
    The numbers are in, and Nicki Minaj's The Pinkprint comes in at #2 on Billboard with a total of 244,000 units.
  • Cover of Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Model For Balmain
    On his 2012 track "Looking For Trouble" (originally shared as part of his "G.O.O.D. Fridays" series, Kanye West rapped with gusto about his affinity for the French clothing brand Balmain.
  • Cover of The Weeknd Receives The Allan Slaight Award
    If you see the phrase "young Canadians who have the ability to turn their talent into inspiration," you're probably thinking to yourself, "there ain't no award for that." However, it turns out that in Canada, there is.
  • Cover of Kanye West Reportedly Spends $60,000 On Christmas Gifts For North West
    Tis the season fam, and we all know how Kanye West likes to spoil those closest to him. Well according MTV UK, Kanye & Kim have dug deep into their pockets this holiday season and reportedly spent over $60,000 on just two Christmas presents for their baby daughter, North.
  • Cover of YG Says His Mom's A Crip, Covers "The Source" With Ty Dolla $ign & DJ Mustard
    2014 hip hop wouldn't have been the same without Pushaz Ink -- the crew made up of DJ Mustard, YG, and Ty Dolla $ign. All three of the artists manage to infiltrate the radio, and influence those around them, and they always sounded best when they were working togethger.
  • Cover of TBT: Ghostface Killah's Best Verses From The '90s
    Ghostface Killah goes by many names: Ghostdini, Iron Man, Tony Starks, Pretty Tone and any slang-derivative of 'em is pretty much fair game. Despite the identity crisis, Ghost has always been reliable for putting out quality music.
  • Cover of Kanye West Set To Receive "Visionary Award" At The BET Honors 2015
    On February 23rd, BET will be airing their annual BET Honors award ceremony, and they've just announced that Kanye West will be receiving the coveted "Visionary Award." Usher, Phylicia Rashad, John W. Thompson, and Dr. Johnnetta B.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Performs on SNL, Plays Beyonce & Kim Kardashian
    Nicki Minaj made her highly-anticipated appearance as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live last night, and talk leading up to the show comprised of whether we'd be hearing new music from the rapper, as well as whether she'd appear in any sketches.
  • Cover of Pharrell Gets His Own Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame
    Producer, singer, rapper, songwriter, film-scorer -- these are just some of the many hats that Pharrell Williams wears (along with the atrocious actual hat he's been favoring lately).
  • Cover of Alleged Childhood Friend Of DJ Mustard Sues Him Over Lack Of Producer Credit
    Once you start getting a bit of a success and fame, the lawsuits start piling in. DJ Mustard is starting to reach that stage in his career, with a new lawsuit claiming he ripped off ideas from a friend by the name of Mike Free.
  • Cover of 2014 Soul Train Awards Recap & Performances
    The 2014 Soul Train Awards have come to an end. Viewers who had an opportunity to catch the R&B award show were treated to some great performances from the contemporary genre's best and brightest. Featured below is a complete list of the winners and nominees.
  • Cover of Jodeci Debuts New Single With B.o.B At 2014 Soul Train Awards
    BET's Soul Train Awards are back and better than ever this year. While the night has featured some predictably stellar performances from some of the best in contemporary R&B, including Chris Brown, Tinashe, Tamar Braxton, and Missy Elliott, the highlight at this point has to be return of Jodeci.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea Suffers Wardrobe Malfunction, Reps Attempt To Scrub It From Web
    When your parents can afford to have Iggy Azalea perform at you Bar Mitzvah, you and your friends are going to want to document the occasion.
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