All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘rap’

Ice Cube Hints at Possible N.W.A. Reunion

According to rapper Ice Cube, there could be a little N.W.A. reunion brewing – at least he hopes so. Speaking on The Talk, the actor talked about his upcoming set ot the Coachella music festival, and how he might have some surprises in store? Could Ice Cube get N.W.A. to reunite on stage? “I’m trying to bring the members of …

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Nicki Minaj Racks Up American Music Award Nominations

Nicki Minaj is up for a handful of prizes at the upcoming American Music Awards. The nominations were revealed on Tuesday. Minaj is up for Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop, Favorite Album – Rap/Hip-hop (for The Pinkprint), and Artist of the Year. There’s a lot of competition for that last one, however. She’ll be up against Luke Bryan, Ariana Grande, Maroon …

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Jerry Seinfeld Is No. 1 On Billboard Thanks To A Rap ‘Album About Nothing’

Comedian Jerry Seinfield and rapper Wale might be the oddest odd couple out there, but their collaboration “The Album About Nothing” is No.1 on Billboard this week. The album is the American rapper’s fourth studio album and the third album inspired by Seinfield’s trademark observational comedy. Wale’s Mixtape About Nothing was released in 2007 and was followed by More About …

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Beanie Sigel: Rapper an Unintended Shooting Victim

Pleasantville, New Jersey police have revealed that the bullet that struck rapper Beanie Sigel in the stomach was likely not intended for him. Sigel, born Dwight E. Grant, was shot in the abdomen Friday during a drive-by, just after dropping his children off at school. The Philadelphia-born MC had been living with his brother-in-law. Lt. Danny Adcock commented, “He may …

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Kanye West Surprises Crowd At A (RED) Charity Concert In New York

Kanye West headlined a surprise concert at the heart of New York to mark the World AIDS day. West performed along with other big-name stars like U2, Bruce Springsteen, and Carrie Underwood at the (RED) charity event that was streamed live all over YouTube. Fans present at Times Square cheered as U2’s Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen, Jr. introduced “ …

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2014 Forest Hills Drive Track List Unveiled

J. Cole released his last album, Born Sinner, in 2013. Since then, fans have been anticipating what the rap artist has in store for his third studio album. He announced the album last month, but now we have a track list to go with it. On Twitter, J. Cole shared with fans the image that adorns the back of his …

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Chance The Rapper Receives Award In Chicago

On Sunday, November 9, Chance the Rapper was given the Outstanding Youth of the Year Award by the state of Illinois. The rapper took to twitter right away to share the news. “’For your outstanding contributions to the youth of the State of Illinois’ it’s an honor to bear that weight,” the young rapper tweeted. He also shared a picture …

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Lana Del Rey Threat By Eminem Shines Light On Misogyny In Rap Music

Who’d want to punch Lana Del Rey “in the face twice”? Eminem apparently. Or at least that’s the impression given in his controversial freestyle rap video. During the 18-minute rant set to music, the 42-year-old rap artist said the following about the “Young And Beautiful” singer: But I may fight for gay rights, especially if the dyke is more of …

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Ice Cube Dishes On N.W.A. Biopic ‘Straight Outta Compton’ On Jimmy Kimmel Live

Rapper Ice Cube dished on the N.W.A. biographical film Straight Outta Compton when he made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live on October 21, Monday. Ice Cube told host Jimmy Kimmel that the film had just wrapped principal photography and proudly shared that his son was starring in the film. “My son is in it, he plays me in the …

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LL Cool J Drops New Teaser Single For Upcoming G.O.A.T. 2 Album

Uncle L is back to show this generation’s hip-hop fans that he’s still in the game by dropping a new single bolstered by the likes of Raekwon the Chef, Ron Browz and renowned battle rapper Murda Mook. Veteran rapper LL Cool J has just released another single from his upcoming album, G.O.A.T. 2, the sequel to his 2000 album, following his first …

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Beastie Boys’ “Paul’s Boutique”: 25 Years of Beats

When the Beastie Boys made their first album, License to Ill, the sales went through the roof. The hit single “(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!)” had taken MTV by storm. Then came “No Sleep till Brooklyn,” “Paul Revere,” and “Brass Monkey.” The Beasties were on top, and were ready to pop a second album. But things went …

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Jay-Z Gets Misty While Writing Jeezy Verse

Rapper Jeezy told MTV that Jay-Z became emotional as he penned lyrics for his verse for the single “Seen It All.” Jeezy, 36, revealed, “We got on the phone and [Jay-Z] was like, ‘Yo, Jeezy, when I was writing the verse I had tears in my eyes, man,’ because it took him so far back to Marcy.” Jay-Z, born Shawn …

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Juggalos Are Officially Gang Members

As a disclaimer, this article contains swear words and a video posted below that shows eventual nudity that may not be easy on your eyes (protrusions and all that jazz.) This article also contains the word “Juggalo” and its variants 51 times. Like a smarmy jester’s cat trying to rid itself of immortal fleas was the lengthy legal branding of …

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Rapper Explains Why He Severed His Penis

Back in April, a Wu-Tang Clan-affiliated rapper named Christ Bearer, a.k.a Andre Johnson, severed his penis and jumped off a second story balcony in North Hollywood while high on PCP. Now Johnson has explained his motivation behind his self-mutilation, and revealed that he was in control of his actions at the time of the incident. “Yes, I was using drugs …

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50 Cent Beatdown Recounted By Ja Rule On ‘Ebro In The Morning’

Ja Rule and 50 Cent have long been rivals. The two rappers, both from Queens, have a history of violent exchanges. In his new book entitled Unruly: The Highs and Lows of Being a Man, Ja Rule detailed the first physical fight he had with 50 Cent. “50 tried to swing on me, but I dipped, then I hit him …

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Brian Williams Likes Big Butts, Does Not Feel Inclined to Deceive You

The single most impressive thing about Jimmy Fallon’s dedication to making NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams rap through the entire early-90s catalog is that Brian Williams has said every single world necessary to make the compilations. That, and the fact that there are interns, somewhere, locked in a room, combing through hours upon hours of Nightly News broadcasts looking …

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Here’s Nas Giving A Talk At Google

Rap star Nas, who has been getting a lot of media attention for the 20th anniversary of his landmark album Illmatic, recently stopped by Google’s New York office to have a conversation with Sacha Jenkins as part of the “Talks At Google” series. Illmatic has been re-released as Illmatic XX, which features a second disc full of remixes. Google is …

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50 Cent Debuts New Video For ‘Hustler’

Rapper 50 Cent has been hustling throughout his life, and he raps about just that with the debut of his new music video for his song entitled “Hustler”. The 38-year-old rapper from Southside Jamaica, Queens, debuted his song Monday on New York’s Hot 97 radio station. In the three minute-long song, “Fiddy” says “I hustle hard/ When I come through they’re like …

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Eminem And Rihanna Unleash ‘The Monster’ At The 2014 MTV Movie Awards

Eminem and Rihanna got the crowd going at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards on Sunday. They headlined the two-hour awards show by singing their hit “The Monster” for the first time on TV. Their performance was an A+ among the A-list crowd. This is the second time the two artists have collaborated. The first was back in 2010 with their …

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Muffin Top Rap Encourages Body Acceptance

Any woman who has ever been pregnant knows that your body goes through numerous changes throughout pregnancy, and some of those changes are permanent. While a lot of women are worried about getting back to their pre-pregnancy size once the baby comes along, mom Erin Keaney from Toronto has a different message: love your muffin top. With her song Muffin …

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Justin Timberlake Postpones Concert; Offers Apology

Whether you admit it or not, you are a fan of Justin Timberlake. Hell, everyone is – whether it be a deep fandom rooted in his N’Sync days or a recently found admiration of the new and improved classy-version of JT; Justin Timberlake is one of the hottest tickets in show business today. Thus, whenever Timberlake announced that he must …

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50 Cent Celebrates New Audio Line At NASCAR

An eager and excited 50 Cent was on a mission at Daytona for two reasons – to launch his SMS audio and headphone line and look for somebody to kiss to celebrate the occasion. However, 50 Cent’s foiled attempt at planting a kiss on Fox reporter Erin Andrews did not deter him from looking for someone else; he turned to …

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Missy Elliott Comes Out About Nine-Year Career Hiatus

“I don’t just throw out microwave records,” said 42-year-old female rapper Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott in a recent interview. As one of the leading ladies of Hip Hop during the late 90s to the early 2000s, Elliott has won five Grammy awards and sold over 30 million records in the United States. She has also co-produced with good friend and producer Timbaland …

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Tupac Shakur’s Music Is Set For Broadway

Tupac Shakur was a beloved icon in the hip hop world, and after dying 18 years ago, his music is finally being used for a musical. He will always be hailed as one of the greatest hip hop artists of all time, and someone who wrote insightful lyrics in a time when the genre seemed to actually care about what …

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Insane Clown Posse Files Lawsuit Against FBI for Gang Label

On Wednesday, rap duo Insane Clown Posse (ICP) and four of their fans filed a lawsuit against the FBI for labeling the group and its followers as a gang. ICP’s fans also refer to as ‘Juggalos,’ have been targeted ever since the FBI labeled them as a “loosely organized hybrid gang” in 2011’s National Gang Threat Assessment. ICP is notorious …

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Alex Trebek Raps On Jeopardy In Fun-Filled Rap Category [Video]

Who knew Alex Trebek could rap? After 30 seasons of hosting the popular game show, it seems that Trebek still has it in him to impress the viewers and the contestants. By the end of the category, he even had the contestant laughing as she answered the final question. The title of the category was “It’s A Rap,” and featured …

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Alex Trebek’s New Career Is Rapping

Alex Trebek isn’t a common name that trends on the Internet. So, when fans noticed that his name was, in fact, trending, they immediately were concerned. However, it wasn’t for the reason that many assumed, but instead was over his rapping solo on a recent episode of Jeopardy. On Monday night’s episode of Jeopardy, Trebek rapped the clues to the …

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Alex Trebek Takes ‘Jeopardy’ to New Level With Rap

At the age of seventy-three, Alex Trebek proved that he can still capture and intrigue an audience. The popular host of the hit game show Jeopardy has recently made headlines for his unique, and rather unpredictable talent. Apparently, the world-renown host was able to take the category “It’s a Rap” to a whole new level when he showcased his own …

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Waka Flocka Flame’s Brother Dies In Atlanta

Shortly after the holiday season, Waka Flocka Flame is mourning the death of his younger brother. On Sunday, December 30, it was confirmed that Kayo Redd had died in his Atlanta home. Conflicting reports surround the cause of his death. Some say Kayo was shot, and others point to suicide, however TMZ reports that there was no foul play involved. …

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Kanye West Promises Not To Talk Shi* For Six Months

A day before New Year’s Eve (Monday) on stage in Toronto for his final gig of his Yeezus tour, a glowing and introspective Kanye West looked deep into his audience, sincerely admitting his plans for the next year: to not talk shit for the next six months. Doing what he does best by talking about himself, West stated to his …

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