Phife Dawg: A Tribe Called Quest’s ‘Five Foot Assassin’ Dies At 45

The unexpected passing of the rapper Phife Dawg has certainly caused shock and grief in the hip-hop community, and numerous well-respected hip-hop artists have come out to honor his memory. Rolling Stone magazine recently reported that Phife Dawg – Malik…

Nicki Minaj Misses Set At Wireless Festival 2015, Leaves Fans Fuming

Nicki Minaj was scheduled to be on stage from 7pm to 8pm during the Wireless Festival on Sunday night but was MIA. Fans were demanding a refund after waiting for Minaj who was having “travel issues” and was running late…

Amber Rose: Damn Near Naked On Instagram

Wiz Khalifa’s former flame, Amber Rose fired up the internet after posting a series of photos on Instagram flaunting her bodacious curves in a revealing string bikini number. The 31-year-old model’s sizzling swimwear barely covered her body, causing her fans…

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…

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…

Nicki Minaj Says, “I Never F–cked Wayne, I Never F–ked Drake” (New Single)

If “Anaconda” got people talking about Nicki Minaj and her body parts, her latest track to drop called “Only” may get people talking about her sex life. Minaj isn’t afraid to dish about it in the song, especially when it…

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…

Teyana Taylor’s Music Videos Drum Up Hype For Her New Album “VII”

The hip-hop artist Teyana Taylor is making waves in preparation for the release of her new album, VII. Why, according to Vibe, to say that she is “killin’ it these streets” is an “understatement” for the singer, after a photo-shoot…

Rick Ross Drops New Single Featuring R. Kelly For ‘Hood Billionaire’ Album

On Friday, rapper Rick Ross dropped a new single from his upcoming album called Hood Billionaire. The song is called “Keep Doin’ That (Rich B—tch)” and features none other than the legendary R&B singer R. Kelly. According to Music Times,…

Christina Milian Throws Surprise Birthday Bash For Lil Wayne, Fuels Dating Rumors

Lil Wayne’s birthday was on September 27, but singer Christina Milian surprised him with a fun birthday party on September 24 to celebrate his turning 32. Milian is rumored to be dating the superstar rapper, who is also her boss…

Janelle Monae Opens For Outkast At The Group’s 20th Anniversary Concert

Grammy-winning singer Janelle Monae recently added another milestone to her life: opening for legendary hip hop group Outkast at its 20th anniversary concert. Monae was part of the show on Friday, September 26 that kicked off the three-day Outkast festival…

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…

Iggy Azalea: Is A Collaboration With Lil’ Kim And Remy Ma In The Works?

Australian rapper Iggy Azalea is enjoying the success of her single “Fancy,” featuring Charlie XCX off her debut album The New Classic, but she’s definitely not resting on her laurels as she’s said to be considering a few collaborations with…

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…

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…

Jay Z Ridiculed By Dame Dash Over Elevator Fight

Since Jay Z’s incident with Solange Knowles after the Met Gala, rumors have been spreading about what sparked Knowles’ outrage. The reasons are unclear to the public, but everyone seems to have their own opinion on what really happened. One…

50 Cent’s Baby Mama Did Not Invite Him To His Son’s High School Graduation

There have been rumors floating around that rapper 50 Cent abandoned his son during his high school graduation. In a statement released by his PR people, however, 50 Cent said that the mother of his son did not let him…

Gucci Mane Pleads Guilty To Firearms Charge, Will Serve 39 Months In Prison

Gucci Mane, born Radric Davis, pleaded guilty to a federal firearms charge in Atlanta on Tuesday and will serve time in prison for 39 months. The 34-year-old rapper stated his plea after coming to an agreement with prosecutors. His charge…

Beastie Boys “Girls” Gets Feminist Remake

Remember the Beastie Boys classic 1987 hit Girls? Here’s a few lines in case you need to refresh your memory: Girls, to do the dishes Girls, to clean up my room Girls, to do the laundry Girls, and in the…

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…