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  • Cardi B Reveals 2019 Goals As She's Named One Of EW's "Entertainers Of The Year"
    As 2018 comes to a close, we look back on all the amazing things that happened this year. We've been blessed to receive some fire albums from new and veteran artists alike as we celebrate hip-hop as a whole. Today, we started off our countdown to next year by sharing the... Read more »
  • "Star Wars" Gets An Animated YouTube Adaptation
    Star Wars is about as deep-rooted a cultural touchstone as it gets. For anyone born in North America (or probably the world, for that matter) since the 70s, it's impossible to remember a time in your life where you weren't aware of Star Wars. Now, Lucasfilm wants to take our cultural Star Wars-immersion... Read more »
  • Payless Tricks “Influencers” Into Buying Discount Shoes For $600 At Fake Event
    Discount footwear chain Payless Shoesource recently set up a fake pop-up store called "Palessi" in a Los Angeles mall and invited a bunch of "influencers" to come through and check out all the luxurious range of items. As it turns out, Palessi was simply an extension of Payless and the "high-end... Read more »
  • Kylie Jenner Shares Backstage Footage From Travis Scott's "Astroworld" Tour
    Travis Scott's Astroworld tour is an absolute party. If you've never seen him perform live and you have a chance to attend his concert, do it. While he's currently facing accusations from Tommy Lee over allegedly stealing his stage design, it's still freaking cool to see Travis sing upside down on... Read more »
  • Yung Pinch Releases "Lost At Sea" Project
    The self-proclaimed Beach Boy, Yung Pinch, has made serious noise throughout the year. Collaborating with the likes of 03 Greedo, G-Eazy, Lil Skies, and more, Pinch has shown his potential to become the next biggest hit-maker from the West Coast. The singer was consistently delivering music to his fans every... Read more »
  • Burger King Explains Gibberish Tweets: "CINI MINIS Are Back"
    Although some intern is probably working really hard to make them fun, corporate Twitter (or Instagram, or Facebook) accounts still end up being pretty bland. However, every once in a while there is a flash of brilliance, or...gibberish?Thousands of people replied to the tweet and Burger King was happy to engage, saying... Read more »
  • Cardi B To Perform At 2019 AVN Awards: Report
    Following the footsteps of Lil Wayne last year, Bronx sensation, Cardi B, will reportedly be taking the stage to perform at the 2019 AVN Awards, better known as the “Oscars of Porn.”“I’m so excited that the AVN Awards chose me to be their first female performer ever!” Cardi B said... Read more »
  • Safaree Samuels & Erica Mena Switch On Their Exes, Make Relationship "Official"
    The post-Nicki Minaj era may finally be underway for Safaree Samuels, if a TMZ report is to be taken at its word. Sources close to both Erica Mena and Safaree say the pair are about ready to consummate their relationship. In case you missed it, Mena and Safaree attended the Utah... Read more »
  • DJ Akademiks Isn't The Snitch In 6ix9ine's Federal Case: Report
    There have been several twists and turns in Tekashi 6ix9ine's federal case for racketeering and firearms charges. Earlier this week, it was revealed there was a confidential informant in the rapper's crew recording interactions with 6ix9ine and the people around him. A recent report alleged DJ Akademiks, a close friend of 6ix9ine,... Read more »
  • Rob Kardashian's Lawyer Says Blac Chyna Is Losing In Court
    The lawyers representing the Kardashian family have come out in denial of the claims made by Blac Chyna's attorneys, who said that Chyna had a successful day in court. Shawn Holley, the Kardashians' representative in court, told The Blast that “the Bloom Firm’s press release is not an accurate statement of what happened in court.”Chyna's lawyers... Read more »
  • Moneybagg Yo Drops Off The Somber "Blood In My Eyes" Remix
    Memphis rapper Moneybagg Yo began November on a high note, dropping off his Reset album on the second. Now, with one day left until December, Moneybagg has come through to bookend the month. Enter "Blood In My Eyes" the "It Is What It Is Remix," a loose drop recently uploaded on Moneybagg's YouTube... Read more »
  • 6ix9ine Fans Launch Facebook Event To Try & Break Him Out Of Jail
    6ix9ine definitely has some ride or die fans. Today, a new Facebook event was launched by a host named “the random urge to scream Tr3yway” and its effort is to “break 6ix9ine out of jail” as the title suggests.A random fan started this Facebook event, marking the date December 12th,... Read more »

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  • Not Tr3way: Bloods Caught On Tape Saying Tekashi 6ix9ine Video Shooting Was Their Work
    Source: SMXRF/Star Max / Getty For all of Tekashi 6ix9ine‘s claims that he was a member of the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods gang, it appears that all of it was allegedly an act as some have suspected. A wiretap discussion between... Read more »
  • Gilbert Arenas Accuser Settles Over Sex Tape Claims
    Source: photo: WENN Gilbert Arenas said he was suing because he was lied on, and he reached a settlement. The former NBA star who says the woman who claimed he harassed her had to cough up money after the jig was... Read more »
  • Jay Rock & Tee Grizzley “Sh*t Real,” Kooda B “Quagmire” & More | Daily Visuals 11.28.18
    Source: Lisa Lake / Getty Jay Rock’s 2018 grind is one to be admired and if you still, after all this time, still ain’t listen to Redemption then you’re the one Jeru The Damaja was talking about on “Ya Playin’ Yaself.” Today... Read more »
  • MC Lyte To Celebrate 30th Anniversary of ‘Lyte as a Rock’ With One Night Only Performance At Sony Hall
    Source: LAS VEGAS, NV – NOVEMBER 05: MC Lyte at the 2017 Soul Train Awards, presented by BET, at the Orleans Arena on November 5, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo: Wayne Posner/BET) While the rap game is said to be... Read more »
  • Netflix’s ‘ReMastered’ To Examine Murder Of RUN-DMC’s Jam Master Jay
    Source: PNP/WENN / WENN The death of Jason “Jam Master Jay” Mizell has puzzled Hip-Hop fans since 2002 and his killer still has yet to be brought to justice. In Netflix’s upcoming ReMastered episode, the show will delve into what happened... Read more »
  • Wiretap Reveals Tekashi69’s Own Crew Plotting To Murder Him, Allegedly
    Source: MARCO BERTORELLO / Getty Tekashi69 was in deep with his gang, and it may have lead to a plot to have him murdered. But not by rivals, by his own fellow members.  A wiretap revealed members of his Treyway crew, and Nine... Read more »
  • Miguel Weds Nazanin Mandi In Traditional Outdoor Ceremony [Photos]
    Miguel and his longtime love Nazanin Mandi are officially married. Sharing their story with Vogue, the beautiful couple dished on how they met when they were 18 years old, the day Miguel proposed, and more. As for how they got together... Read more »
  • Ava DuVernay Signs $100M Deal With Warner Bros TV Group
    Source: Kevin Winter / Getty Ava DuVernay has come a long way from her Hip-Hop roots to now becoming world-renowned as an Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated director. DuVernay has just signed a multi-year $100 million dollar deal with Warners Bros TV Group,... Read more »
  • WYD?: Michelle Williams Reveals How Jay-Z Shaded Her Crip Walking Fiancé [Video]
    Source: Noel Vasquez / Getty When it comes to Beyoncé and Jay-Z stories, Michelle Williams probably has a ton she wished could share that the world would love to hear but probably can’t. Instead on a recent episode of Chad Loves... Read more »
  • Judge Sides With Tyrese In Childcare Costs Court Case
    Source: WESTWOOD, CA – DECEMBER 16: Actors Will Smith and Tyrese Gibson arrive at the premiere of Columbia Pictures’ “Seven Pounds” held at Mann’s Village Theatre on December16, 2008 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) After what feels like... Read more »
  • Houston Rappers Found Dead In Car Outside Of Strip Club [Video]
    Source: TIMOTHY A. CLARY / Getty Hip-Hop has lost more rappers to gun violence. Two rising stars from The Lone Star State have been confirmed dead. According to Click 2 Houston Ghost Magneto was found slain at a strip club parking lot in west... Read more »
  • Ex Facebook Employee Says Company “Has A Black People Problem”
    Source: SOPA Images / Getty A former Black Facebook employee fired off a letter to staff that checked the company on its lack of diversity in its workforce. Mark Luckie, who was a manager for the social media giant, wrote in... Read more »
  • Jordan Peele To Produce A Reboot To ‘Candyman’
    The Candyman franchise of the 90’s might not have enjoyed the success of horror icons such as Freddy Kruger or Michael Myers, the Black man with the hook for an arm definitely became a cult classic character in the horror... Read more »
  • Jay-Z Demands Black People Be Added To List Of Arbitrators In Roc Nation Logo Dispute
    Jay-Z has earned the right to make demands. Hova is demanding that the list of arbitrators he can choose from in the Roc Nation logo lawsuit he’s mired include some African-American people.  Reports TMZ: According to docs, obtained by TMZ, Jay-Z’s lawyers... Read more »
  • Big K.R.I.T. Kicks Off The “Glorious Challenge” For Up & Coming Rappers/Singers
    Source: Tim Mosenfelder / Getty If you’re like us then you’ll know a few of up and coming rappers on your block that are looking for that one opportunity to shine on a national level. Well, Big K.R.I.T. is about to... Read more »
  • Pusha T Says No Malice Is “Done” With Clipse
    Source: Tim Mosenfelder / Getty Pusha T may have officially crushed the dreams of fans still holding out for a Clipse reunion. The Daytona rapper recently said his brother No Malice is “done” with the group.  Pusha A Ton was in NYC... Read more »
  • Tekashi 6ix9ine Allegedly Screws Fashion Nova Over On ‘Drummer Boy’ Track “MAMA”
    Source: PYMCA / Getty Tekashi 6ix9ine had his name came up quite a bit in recent times for obvious reasons tied to his legal issues, but he’s also come up in a way few would expect. Fashion Nova is said to... Read more »
  • Washington NFL Team Claims Alleged Woman Beater
    Source: Icon Sportswire / Getty That Washington NFL team just took another L without taking the field. The squad whose name is a racial slur just picked up Reuben Foster, the linebacker who was quickly cut by the San Francisco 49ers... Read more »
  • 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 »