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  • Cover of Kanye West Accepts Visionary Award At BET Honors 2015
    On Monday night, the 2015 BET Honors aired, paying tribute to African-Americans making an impact in art, music, theater, business, and more. Taped last month from Washington D.C., 2015 honoree list included Usher, Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole, Phylicia Rashad, John W.
  • Cover of The Oscars: NBA Edition
    The 87th annual Academy Awards, aka The Oscars, went down last night in L.A. While they were honoring cinematic achievements in the film industry we were thinking about on-court achievements in the league. 
  • Cover of Common and John Legend Win An Oscar For "Glory"
    In 2006, Three 6 Mafia won an Oscar for "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp," from the "Hustle & Flow" soundtrack. Nine years later, at tonight's Academy Awards, another rapper--Common--has taken home the golden statue for Best Original Song.
  • Cover of Wiz Khalifa Reportedly Building A Case Against Amber Rose To Gain More Custody Of Their Son
    Yesterday, things got dramatic when Khloe Kardashian decided to call Amber Rose out on her comments regarding Tyga and Kylie Jenner's relationship. Amber criticized Tyga for leaving his wife and child, and dating a 17-year-old, which made Khloe decided to hop on Twitter and defend her half-sister, Kylie.
  • Cover of Amber Rose & Khloe Kardashian Beef Over Tyga & Kylie Jenner's Relationship On Twitter
    Appearing on Power 105's Breakfast Club, you're going to get hit with some hard questions, and last Friday's interview with Amber Rose was no exception.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea Beefs With Papa John's Pizza
    It is well known by now that Iggy Azalea's first line of defense in many of her disputes and beefs is... Twitter. The latest target via social media of the raptress, who was nominated for multiple Grammy Awards this year, is the pizza chain, Papa John's.
  • Cover of Photos: The Grammys Red Carpet, Backstage & More
    The Grammys were as eventful as ever last night. The annual awards show saw performances from Kanye West, Rihanna, Beyonce, Usher and more, not to mention, the hoards of celebrities that sat in the audience, accepted awards, and hung out backstage (or at pre-Grammy parties).
  • Cover of Watch All The Performances From The 2015 Grammys, Featuring Kanye West, Rihanna & More
    The 2015 Grammy Awards are underway, and as usual, there are plenty of high profile performances planned for the night. We'll be live-updating with videos of each set as they make their way online, so check back throughout the night to catch some great musical moments you may have missed.
  • Cover of Full List Of 2015 Grammy Winners
    The 2015 Grammy awards air tonight, and we'll be watching along with you and live-updating as the awards are announced. As usual, the anticipation of the Best Rap Album award is a heated one, with many predicting Iggy Azalea, a divisive figure in the hip hop world, to take the prize.
  • Cover of T.I. Thinks Iggy Azalea Will Win Best Rap Album At The Grammys
    T.I. is one of the lucky rappers to have a couple of Grammys to his name, but he's still not convinced the awards are going to the right people.
  • Cover of Kanye West Covers Billboard's Power 100 Issue
    Yeezus season is approaching. For his latest headlining news, Kanye West covers Billboard‘s annual Power 100 issue.
  • Cover of D'Angelo Takes "Really Love" & "The Charade" To Saturday Night Live
    D'Angelo snuck into the end of 2014 with his first album in 15 years. While the record was universally acclaimed, fans have been patiently awaiting the live debut of the Black Messiah material, which came last night on Saturday Night Live.
  • Cover of 10 Essential OG Maco Tracks
    OG Maco is a really interesting, rising star in the rap scene. His music video "U Guessed It" garnered 21 million plays on YouTube since it was uploaded five months ago, and he has been on everyone's mind ever since.
  • Cover of Kanye West Says He Doesn't Have An Album Title Yet
    Kanye West sat down for an interview with Ellen today, as we learned earlier in the week. The rapper did not reveal the title of his forthcoming album, and that's because he doesn't have one yet.
  • 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.
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