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Rapper Phonte Tweets Absolutely Perfect Analogies Between Famous TV Shows and Other Rappers Rapper Phonte Tweets Absolutely Perfect Analogies Between Famous TV Shows and Other Rappers
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Grammy-nominated rapper Phonte must watch a lot of TV. Seriously, this guy knows his stuff. That knowledge led to some of the most inspired crossover comparisons, delivered in 140 characters, that I’ve ever seen. Over the past couple of days, …

Cole’s “Crooked Smile,” Pays Homage to Slain Child, Director Sheldon Candis Weighs In Cole’s “Crooked Smile,” Pays Homage to Slain Child, Director Sheldon Candis Weighs In
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While rapper J. Cole has a history of garnering the type of love songs you lay awake listening to at night, he also has a passion for delivering records with powerful lyrics that make you think. The latter definitely describes …

Drake’s ‘Nothing Was the Same,’ Slated to Be His Best Work to Date Drake’s ‘Nothing Was the Same,’ Slated to Be His Best Work to Date
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With all that’s happened over the past two days, rapper Drake should be livid at just the thought of his album sales being compromised. Drake’s third studio album, “Nothing Was the Same,” is slated to be released September 24. Anyone …

Lil Wayne Chats with Katie Couric, Talks Retirement and Seizures Lil Wayne Chats with Katie Couric, Talks Retirement and Seizures

The famous 2009 interview between former network anchorwoman, Katie Couric, and rapper Lil Wayne wasn’t just your regular, routine interview. The two forged an unexpected bond that’s spanned over the past 4 years. Now, he’s stopped by Couric’s syndicated talk …

Suge Knight Arrested in Los Angeles Suge Knight Arrested in Los Angeles

Former rap mogul and music executive, Marion “Suge” Knight was detained early Wednesday morning in Los Angeles on a misdemeanor traffic charge. A little after midnight, Knight was seen driving recklessly, swerving his vehicle between lanes on the highway when …

Suge Knight Pulled Over, Arrested In Beverly Hills Suge Knight Pulled Over, Arrested In Beverly Hills

Suge Knight, co-founder of Death Row Records, was pulled over in Beverly Hills early on Wednesday morning after police noticed him straddling the line in a truck with no tags. Once they pulled up his info, they discovered he had …

Kendrick Lamar May Have Just Started A Feud Kendrick Lamar May Have Just Started A Feud
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Kendrick Lamar did a guest spot on Big Sean’s song “Control (HOF)”, which premiered last night on Funkmaster Flex’s show, and today the web is buzzing about his rap. Lamar’s portion of the song includes shoutouts to several rappers, but …

YouTube Rapper Raps About Impending SWAT Team Arrest YouTube Rapper Raps About Impending SWAT Team Arrest

Last year, a Utah man live-Facebooked his own standoff with police and until now that was the craziest use of social media by a guy about to get himself arrested. Enter 19-year-old Josh Jackson aka Adequate Advocate, an aspiring rapper …

Ice Ice Baby Gets ‘Sung By The Movies’ Treatment Ice Ice Baby Gets ‘Sung By The Movies’ Treatment

It’s Monday, and you need to experience Vanilla Ice’s classic Ice Ice Baby as pieced together from bits of nearly three hundred well-known movies. DonDraperSaysWhat has you covered. What more needs to be said? [via Laughing Squid]

Congressman Reviews Jay-Z’s New Album on Twitter Congressman Reviews Jay-Z’s New Album on Twitter

On Twitter, Florida Republican Congressman Trey Radel describes himself as a “husband, father, entrepreneur, champion of conservative causes.” Maybe he should add “aspiring hip hop head” to the list. For the past couple of hours, in a series of tweets, …

Lil Snupe Memorial Service Attended by Hundreds Lil Snupe Memorial Service Attended by Hundreds
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18-year-old rapper Lil Snupe (real name Addarren Ross) was shot and killed in Winnfield, Louisiana earlier this month. The young rapper’s death shook the small Louisiana community where he lived, and hundreds attended a memorial service for the teen this …

Kanye West Takes Inspiration From Bret Easton Ellis Kanye West Takes Inspiration From Bret Easton Ellis

Kanye West has chosen an interesting way to promote his new album, Yeesus; the new dad took advantage of Scott Disick’s resemblance to a certain Psycho and used it to great effect in a new promo video. Disick, who is …

Magna Carta Holy Grail: Jay-Z’s New Album Coming to Galaxy Phones Magna Carta Holy Grail: Jay-Z’s New Album Coming to Galaxy Phones

Since making a name for himself in rap, Jay-Z has gone on to become one of the most successful entertainers in history, making millions as a producer, investor, and, most recently, a sports agent. That doesn’t mean he’s given up …

Yeezus Revealed To Be New Kanye West Album Yeezus Revealed To Be New Kanye West Album

Yeezus, the new album from Kanye West, has finally been revealed. The artist took to his Web site to show off what appears to be the final cover art (or lack thereof) for the new album. (image) The album will …

Brian Williams Is ‘Rapping’ Again – This Time It’s Warren G’s Regulate Brian Williams Is ‘Rapping’ Again – This Time It’s Warren G’s Regulate
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I’m pretty sure that if that whole newsman thing doesn’t work out, NBC News anchor Brian Williams could have a promising future in the rap game. Jimmy Fallon has a good bit going here, and we’re glad to see him …

YouTube Rapper Will Not Face Terroristic Threat Charges YouTube Rapper Will Not Face Terroristic Threat Charges
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A Boston teen and aspiring YouTube rapper will not be charged with making terroristic threats in the hours following the Boston Marathon bombings after a Grand Jury has rejected his indictment. 18-year-old Cameron D’Ambrosio was arrested on May 1st after …

Brian Williams Raps Snoop Dogg, Kind of [VIDEO] Brian Williams Raps Snoop Dogg, Kind of [VIDEO]

If you were looking for a mashup of clips that makes it seem like NBC News anchor Brian Williams is rapping Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre’s classic hit “Nuthin but a ‘G’ Thang,” well, you’re in luck. Thanks to the …

Chris Rock, Eminem To Team Up On Rapper’s New Album? Chris Rock, Eminem To Team Up On Rapper’s New Album?

Last month we brought you news that rapper Eminem was working on a new album. The long-rumored album was all but confirmed by Dr. Dre, a long-time collaborator and producer for Eminem. Now it seems that Eminem may have brought …

Hip-hop Producer Shot, Hospitalized Hip-hop Producer Shot, Hospitalized

The Associated Press is reporting that hip-hop producer Abraham Orellana, who performs as AraabMUZIK, has been shot. He has not died and is currently hospitalized. A spokesperson for Orellana told the AP that the artist was “in the wrong place …

Here’s A Dope Jam Kris Kross Did For Sprite Back In The Day Here’s A Dope Jam Kris Kross Did For Sprite Back In The Day

Chris Kelly, half of the famous rap duo Kris Kross, which rose to fame when Kelly (The Mac Daddy) and Chris Smith (The Daddy Mac) were just kids, has died of an apparent drug overdose. Those of us at the …

Lil Wayne Hospitalized Yet Again For Seizures Lil Wayne Hospitalized Yet Again For Seizures
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Back in March, rap star Lil Wayne was hospitalized after suffering what was reported to be multiple seizures. That episode followed one in October 2012 when the rapper’s plane flight was diverted after he began suffering seizure-like symptoms. This week, …