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  • Kanye West Donates $150,000 To Family Of Black Security Guard Killed By Police
    26-year-old Jemel Roberson was shot dead by police in Chicago this month. As reported by Chicago's local CBS News, Roberson was a security guard who attempted to thwart an active shooter at Manny’s Blue Room Lounge. As a security guard, Roberson was licensed to carry a weapon, and subdued the gunman. When Midlothian police... Read more »
  • Problem Lives For Those "Wild Nights"
    Problem dropped the single "Fuck Me Too" off S2 two weeks ago, and he returns with another offering from the upcoming album. Entitled "Wild Nights," Problem's latest track is a bass-heavy street anthem. Harsh piano riffs give the single a patented West Coast vibe, and Problem goes in over the dark instrumental.The single... Read more »
  • Aloe Blacc Drops Off "I Count On Me" Video
    The movie Green Book stars Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen, and tells the story of a Black classical pianist who goes on a tour of the segregated south. The film highlights an interracial friendship that thrived during a time when togetherness was the only weapon that could defeat the barriers separating... Read more »
  • ALLBLACK & Kenny Beats Join Forces On New Project "2 Minute Drills"
    When we look back at 2018, Kenny Beats must get his recognition for the work he's done this year. Whether it's producing a project filled with doep boy-fueled raps with Freddie Gibbs or providing the soundscape to Vince Staples' world of Long Beach, CA, Kenny Beats has been behind some of the... Read more »
  • YG Allowed Entry Into Australia After Initially Being Denied For Robbery Case: Report
    YG has finally been granted entry into Australia. The rapper's pending legal case stemming from an altercation in Las Vegas was the initial reason why he was denied entry into the country.According to The Blast, the Australian government almost denied YG from performing in the country this week after they asked a... Read more »
  • Tekashi 6ix9ine Roasts Queen Naija's BF For Claiming "King Of NY" Title
    Many have thought that Tekashi 6ix9ine's trolling ways would land him in some sort of trouble, but for the most part, he's managed to survive unscathed. Earlier today, the Brooklyn rapper attempted to shoot his shot with rising R&B star Queen Naija by asking if she had a boyfriend "for... Read more »
  • Logic Serves Up Another Banger For "Freestyle Fridays" Vol. 3
    Logic is nearing the end of another successful year, but that doesn't mean he has any intention of slowing down. The "Everyday" rapper blessed us with two projects this year, Young Sinatra IV and Bobby Tarantino II. If that wasn't enough, he recently kicked off his weekly series, "Freestyle Fridays." After addressing... Read more »
  • UFC’s Cynthia Calvillo Misses Weight, Nearly Falls Over On Scale
    UFC strawweight Cynthia Calvillo was visibly out of it today when she stepped on the scale for her official weigh-in ahead of Saturday's Fight Night 140 in Argentina. Calvillo, who is set to face Brazilian Poliana Botelho in the first bout on the main card, was barely able to stand on the scale and... Read more »
  • Key Glock's "Yea!!" Is An Infectious Tay Keith Produced Blammer
    Tay Keith's tag has joined the ranks of the instantly recognizable. Luckily, the opening message often guarantees a banger, and Key Glock's "Yea!!" is no exception. Over a muted, yet undeniably infectious banger from the Memphis producer, Key Glock brings a lively energy to the forefront. There's something magnetic about his... Read more »
  • Kim Porter's Sudden Death A Mystery To Investigators: Report
    Sad news hit yesterday when model, actress, and mother Kim Porter was found dead at her Los Angeles home. Paramedics responded to the call as a patient in cardiac arrest but new reports from The Blast  say investigators are still trying to figure out what caused her death. The publication details how Kim's family... Read more »
  • Lil Pump Brings Concert Outside After Venue Hit By Tear Gas Attack: Report
    Lil Pump is undoubtedly one of the most popular young artists out right now, and it's been proven that his concerts get a little wild every once in a while. However, his show in Nottingham last night reached a dangerous point. According to TMZ, the rapper's show got derailed due to a... Read more »
  • Travis Scott Announces "Astroworld" Fest Lineup: Lil Wayne, Post Malone, & More
    When Travis Scott announced the inaugural Astroworld Festival, his fans in Houston went wild. Tickets sold out without the lineup even having been announced. That rarely happens but with the name-power that Travis Scott currently has, it was bound to be a reality. To be completely honest, it would have sold... Read more »

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  • Gucci Mane ft. Kevin Gates “I’m Not Goin,’” Tory Lanez ft. A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie “If It Ain’t Right” & More | Daily Visuals 11.16.18
    Source: Bernard Smalls / @PhotosByBeanz Gucci Mane’s next project Evil Genius is just a few weeks away from hitting the streets so you can expect the ATLien to begin churning out new work in the coming weeks to build a buzz... Read more »
  • Jemele Hill Talks Verbally Challenging President Donald Trump
    Source: Jerod Harris / Getty Jemele Hill caught the wrath of President Donald Trump after openly criticizing him via Twitter at the expense of her standing with sports cable network ESPN. In a recent chat, the journalist and current writer for... Read more »
  • CNN’s Jim Acosta Has Hard Press Pass Returned, Stunts A Little Bit
    Source: Alex Wong / Getty The ongoing saga between President Donald Trump and the media took an extreme left turn when the White House snatched the press credentials of CNN correspondent Jim Acosta. A federal judge ordered the return of the... Read more »
  • Jhene Aiko Covers Up Big Sean Tattoo So It’s Safe To Assume…
    Source: 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards Featuring: Jhene Aiko, Big Sean Where: Los Angeles, California, United States When: 06 Mar 2017 Credit: FayesVision/WENN.com  Life goes on but tattoos are forever. That’s why Jhene Aiko has masked her portrait of her now former... Read more »
  • Feelin’ It? Dwyane Wade & Gabrielle Union Reveal Newborn Daughter’s Name
    Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade have decided to let fans in on their latest addition’s name. Despite the recent trend of odd and over-the-top baby names, we are excited to say they chose a completely normal moniker. Hitting Instagram to share... Read more »
  • Nas, Lil Wayne, & Kendrick Lamar Headline Mike WiLL Made-It’s ‘Creed II’ Soundtrack [Listen]
    Source: MGM, Warner Bros. Pictures / MGM, Warner Bros. Pictures We’re less than a week away from finding out whether or not Adonis Creed will be able to put the love on Ivan Drago’s son, Viktor, and avenge his father’s death... Read more »
  • 2 Chainz Drops “Hot Wings Are A Girl’s Best Friend” Two-Song Bundle
    Source: Def Jam / Def Jam, press handout Though 2 Chainz hasn’t dropped any solo material in a hot minute he’s been keeping himself relevant by making the rounds in guest appearances on a bevy of other artists album cuts and... Read more »
  • Nas Releases Short Film ‘NASIR’ As Album Visual [Video]
    Source: NEW YORK, NY – JULY 19: Rapper Nas attends Pandora Sounds Like You NYC featuring Nas, Young M.A, Dave East and Biz Markie DJ Set at Brooklyn Steel on July 19, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dave... Read more »
  • Cardi B Reportedly “Depressed” Over Looking Too Skinny: “I Hate It”
    Source: FayesVision/WENN.com / WENN While most women try to shed ALL the pounds after giving birth, Cardi B is not happy about losing as much weight as she did post-Kulture Kiari. The “Money” rapper took to her Instagram this week to... Read more »
  • Lil Xan Is Checking Into Rehab To Deal With Opioid Addiction
    Source: Jeff Hahne / Getty The opioid epidemic has officially touched the rap game as Lil Xan’s admitted that he has a problem with the prescription painkiller that’s responsible for the deaths of 115 Americans daily. Luckily for him and his legion... Read more »
  • You Care: King Of New York* Tekashi69 Fires Entire Team, Kidnapped By His Own Homie?
    Source: PYMCA / Getty Tekashi69 continues to excel at embracing the struggle. The Brooklyn rapper has reportedly fired his entire team. His U.S. tour is a wrap, too. We’ll let TMZ cover the details: The rapper took to Instagram on Thursday and said he no... Read more »
  • Wiz Khalifa “Holyfield,” K Camp ft. Wiz Khalifa “Clouds” & More | Daily Visuals 11.15.18
    Is it us or does it seem like Wiz Khalifa got a new visual dropping every week or every other week? We ain’t complaining, just sayin.’ For this week’s installment of “Holyfield,” the Pittsburgh spitter gives viewers a look at his... Read more »
  • Jill ‘Monsta Mind’ Scott Claps Back At All The Dehydrated Dudes Swarming Her DMs
    Source: Derrick Salters/WENN.com / WENN Jill Scott left the whole nation thirsty after fans got a glimpse of what that mouf do in a clip that went viral this week. Her skills were so elite, in fact, men started bombarding her... Read more »
  • Wait What?: PlayStation Will Not Be Showing Anything At E3 2019
    Source: FREDERIC J. BROWN / Getty It officially has been five years since Sony blessed us with the PlayStation 4 console. On top of celebrating the PS4, the company dropped the bombshell that it would not have a presence at E3... Read more »
  • Jon Platt To Be First African-American Music Publishing CEO At Sony/ATV
    Source: WENN / WENN Jon Platt is having an incredible 2018 and 2019 is shaping up to be just as powerful. It is rumored he will take the CEO position at the world’s biggest music publishing firm next year. Page Six is reporting... Read more »
  • Kim Porter Passes Away At 47
    Source: Earl Gibson III / Getty Kim Porter, the former model and mother of three of Diddy’s children, has passed away. She was just 47-years-old.  TMZ reports that Porter was found dead today (Nov. 15) in her Toluca Lake (near Los Angeles)... Read more »
  • Meek Mill Sets Date For New Album, Talks Criminal Reform
    Source: WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 26: Rapper Meek Mill attends his ‘Wins And Losses’ album signing at DTLR – Rhode Island Ave on July 26, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brian Stukes/Getty Images) Meek Mill is gearing up for possibly... Read more »
  • Migos Reportedly Suing Former Business Partner For Unpaid Clothing Line Royalties
    Source: Andres Otero/WENN.com/WENN Quavo, Takeoff, and Offset are reportedly suing their former business partner after a clothing line deal went sour. The Migos rappers claim they have not received their cut of the royalties they’re owed. According to The Blast, “The band... Read more »
  • Beyoncé Buys Out Ivy Park From Topshop Due To Sexual Harassment Allegations
    Source: Stuart C. Wilson / Getty Beyoncé now owns her Ivy Park brand entirely. The “Apesh*t” singer brought out the rest of Topshop’s 50% stake in the company due to allegations of sexual misconduct by the British brand’s co-founder.  Sir Philip Green... Read more »
  • Young Thug Released From Jail, Random Drug Testing & Drug Counseling Required
    Source: Rapper Young Thug Makes Drai’s LIVE Debut at Drai’s Nightclub Las Vegas Featuring: Young Thug Where: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States When: 07 Oct 2016 Credit: Judy Eddy/WENN.com Almost a week after Young Thug had his bail revoked for a... Read more »