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  • Band Gang Lonnie Gets In His Zone In New HNHH Freestyle Session
    Every week, we bring a new artist through to our office and put their skills on the mic to the test. Some artists have come through and demolished the microphone while others have fallen short, to say the least. After launching the series last fall, artists like G-Herbo, Trae Tha... Read more »
  • Wiz Khalifa Earns A Rare Diamond Certification For "See You Again"
    The diamond certification from the RIAA is a rare milestone for any artists to get, especially in hip-hop. While there are a handful of rap albums that have reached been certified diamond, there seems to be a similar amount of songs that have also accomplished that. However, Wiz Khalifa, who's... Read more »
  • LL Cool J Sues "Rock The Bells" Festival Promoter Over Name Use: Report
    LL Cool J is taking a festival promoter to court over the use of their name. The rapper filed a lawsuit against Guerilla Union Inc., the promoters behind "Rock The Bells" festival, accusing them of ripping off the name of his 1985 hit song, the Blast reports. The rapper has asked the judge... Read more »
  • Kevin Gates Previews Some Fire New Music On Instagram: Listen
    Kevin Gates has been feeding the streets with a ton of new music recently, sharing Luca Brasi 3 and songs like “Federal Pressure” & “What I Did” to name a few, but it doesn't like the Louisiana spitter is ready to slow down anytime soon. In the early scary hours... Read more »
  • Mel B Keeps Surgically-Removed Skin Of Ex-Husband Tattoo In A Jar
    Mel B went through a difficult divorce with Stephen Belafonte. She asked one of her friends to help her heal from the ordeal with a strange request to surgically remove the skin upon which she had tattooed a tribute to her love for Belafonte. The singer rid her body of the ink but she... Read more »
  • 6ix9ine's "DUMMY BOY" Rollout Was A Bittersweet End To His Run
    Hip-hop isn't always the most organized musical genre. Things leak, get pushed back, or premiere on exclusive platforms. Back in 2016, we had to wait days for Kanye West's The Life of Pablo to even appear anywhere other than TIDAL. Earlier this month, 6ix9ine announced that he would be releasing a... Read more »
  • Paige VanZant vs Rachael Ostovich Back On For UFC Fight Night In Brooklyn
    Paige VanZant vs Rachael Ostovich is back on for UFC Fight Night in Brooklyn on January 19. It was believed that Ostovich would be unable to compete after reportedly suffering a broken orbital bone earlier this month at the hands of her husband, but she has since sought a second... Read more »
  • Rueben Foster Claimed By Redskins Days After Domestic Violence Arrest
    Former San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster has officially been claimed by the Washington Redskins, according to multiple reports.Foster, who was selected by the Niners in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft, was released on Sunday after he was arrested late Saturday night at the team hotel on a charge... Read more »
  • Kanye West's Eccentric Studio Behavior Recalled By Female Producer, Catherine Marks
    Catherine Marks is an award-winning producer who has worked on a variety of projects. Her focus throughout the years was found mostly within the genre of rock, but the engineer has also ventured into other territories. Working with Kanye West was noted as one of the most memorable instances of this... Read more »
  • Money Man & Tay Keith Join Forces On "Winter"
    Money Man's been constantly dropping new music throughout this whole year and it doesn't look like he has any plans to slow down any point soon. The rapper dropped off his mixtape, No Promo in September which featured Sauce Walka and more. Now, he follows it up with his brand new... Read more »
  • Safaree Drops Off His New Project "Love Chapter"
    It's been an eventful year for Safaree, although it feels like we haven't heard a whole lot of music from him. The rapper released a few tracks, but unfortunately, his personal life is what was making headlines. Nicki Minaj outed him for getting a hair transplant after he claimed she physically... Read more »
  • Cardi B Challenges Offset To A Rap Battle With High Stakes
    This might end up being interesting... This year, we've been treated to several prominent rap beefs, impressing the majority of us with passion, severity, and swiftness. The most recent battle we enjoyed was between Joyner Lucas and Tory Lanez, and that might not be over yet. Pusha T and Drake... Read more »

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  • Takeoff “Casper,” Joell Ortiz & Apollo Brown “Grace Of God” & More | Daily Visuals 11.27.18
      Source: WENN.com / WENN A few weeks ago Takeoff became the second of the three Migos to drop his first dolo effort The Last Rocket and though he’s only dropped one visual in support of the project today he returns with... Read more »
  • Tekashi69 Cuts Deal To Drop ‘DUMMY BOY’ Album [Listen]
    Source: PYMCA / Getty Tekashi69 finessed a way to drop his official debut album, DUMMY BOY, despite being behind the bars.  According to TMZ, the album got delayed due to a disagreement with original distributors Capitol Music Group and Caroline after the... Read more »
  • Damon Dash and Lee Daniels Settle $5M Lawsuit
    Source: Jim Spellman / Getty Damon Dash and Lee Daniels’ beef over money has officially been squashed. The Roc-a-Fella founder and filmmaker have settled the $5M lawsuit brought forth by the former.  By now you’re surely aware that Dash was heated that... Read more »
  • Meek Mill Pens Criminal Justice Reform Op-Ed for ‘The New York Times’
    Source: NBC / Getty Since getting out of an unjust prison sentencing, Meek Mill has made it his mission to speak on the need for criminal justice reform and has made more noise with that than even his music. Continuing his crusade... Read more »
  • Travis Scott Announces Astroworld Festival for 2019
    Source: 2K Sports / Getty It’s been a helluva year for Travis Scott. Aside from locking down the future franchise of the Kardashian klan, he’s dropped some exclusive Jordans and his latest album Astroworld found itself at the top of the... Read more »
  • Family Of Shooting Victims At Meek Mill Concert Seek $6M Settlement
    Source: Matteo Marchi / Getty A 2016 Meek Mill concert left two men shot and killed outside the Connecticut venue where the show was held. The families of the men are seeking a $6,000,000 settlement in the wrongful death lawsuit against... Read more »
  • Oprah Winfrey’s Mother, Vernita Lee, Died On Thanksgiving Day
    Source: Boston Globe / Getty Oprah Winfrey shared a loving tribute to her mother Vernita Lee, who passed away last week on Thanksgiving Day. Lee was 84 and passed at her Milwaukee, Wisc. home. “Thank you all for your kind words and... Read more »
  • Troy Ave Says NYPD Stopped His Weekend Show Due To Past Violence [Video]
    Source: New York Daily News Archive / Getty Troy Ave is trying to get his career back on track but he’s claiming the NYPD is blocking him from getting a bag after forcing him to shut down show plans. Harry Powder... Read more »
  • Token Black Republican Slams Donald Trump In Concession Speech
    Source: Bill Clark / Getty Incumbent congresswoman and GOP member Rep. Mia Love of Utah was locked in a tight race against Democrat hopeful Ben McAdams that has been boiling over since Election Day earlier this month. In her concession speech,... Read more »
  • Young Thug Selling Atlanta Mansion For $3 Million
    Source: WENN.com / WENN If you have a cool $3 million laying around, you can live in an Atlanta home once owned by beleaguered rapper Young Thug. The rapper, who recently got out of jail, wants to get rid of the... Read more »
  • Boosie Says Bill Cosby Has Him Confused [Video]
    Source: Tim Mosenfelder / Getty Boosie says a lot of things. One thing the Baton Rouge rapper can’t wrap his head around if convicted rapist Bill Cosby being a sexual predator.  Reports TMZ: Boosie sat down with our Raquel Harper for Tuesday’s episode... Read more »
  • Kim Kardashian Says She Was On E During Sex Tape, Ray J’s Side Denies Claim
    Source: Apega/WENN.com / WENN Kim Kardashian ignited a flurry of discussion after saying she used ecstasy during the taping of the infamous sex tape with Ray J in 2003, and once more with her first husband, Damon Thomas. Sources close to... Read more »
  • Dave East “Wit Me,” Lil Yachty ft. Playboi Carti “Get Dripped” & More | Daily Visuals 11.26.18
    Source: Adriana M. Barraza – WENN / WENN With the return of The Diplomats and Dave East putting in his own work, Harlem has more than enough reasons to be feeling good during this holiday season. Being the proud Harlem native that... Read more »
  • Rockstar Games ‘Red Dead Online’ Beta Begins Tuesday, Reveals Release Date
    Source: Rockstar Games / Red Dead Redemption 2 It’s been a full month since Rockstar Games released its western epic Red Dead Redemption 2. Now it’s time to finally give the highly-anticipated Red Dead Online a spin. Yeehaw, it’s time to round... Read more »
  • Feds Using Social Media Posts Against Tekashi69, Also Have Confidential Informant
    Source: Johnny Nunez / Getty Tekashi69 is up sh*t’s creek without a paddle in sight. Not only are the feds using the Brooklyn rapper’s social media posts against him (which is to be expected), they also have been using information from... Read more »
  • The Best Cyber Monday Deals Happening Right Now From Apple, Samsung, PlayStation & More
    Source: VIEW press / Getty Black Friday and its madness have come and gone. But if you missed any of the deals associated with that fateful day you still have Cyber Monday to secure great “gifts” for the low. Cyber Monday has... Read more »
  • BET Starts Filming Television Series Sequel To ‘Boomerang’
    Source: Archive Photos / Getty One of the most beloved movies from the 1990’s is being brought back to life. BET has confirmed they are working on a sequel to Boomerang. According to a report by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Black Entertainment Television has started... Read more »
  • Tekashi69 Pleads Not Guilty, Still No Bail
    Source: Johnny Nunez / Getty Tekashi69 pleaded not guilty to federal racketeering charges today (Nov. 26). Although his trail has been set for almost a year away, the Bushwick rapper was still denied bail.  According to TMZ, Tekashi pled not guilty and... Read more »
  • Future’s 6th Baby Mama Claims He Put A Bounty On Her Head For Keeping Pregnancy
    Looks like Future has found himself in a bit of hot water as his latest baby mama has come out with some pretty serious accusations. In an Instagram post obtained by Baller Alert, model/baby mama Eliza Reign took to her page... Read more »
  • Drake’s ‘Fornite’ Account Possibly Hacked, Imposter Spotted During Ninja’s Charity Stream
    Source: 100 Thieves Drizzy might want to update his password because someone apparently was using his Fortnite account and made an appearance during a stream. The 6 God is a well-known fan of the uber-popular free-to-play game and has made appearances in... Read more »