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  • Joyner Lucas Calls Out Tory Lanez For Claiming He's A Better Rapper
    If there's one thing that Joyner Lucas knows, it's that he's one of the nicest rappers in the game, bar-for-bar. He's so confident in his skills, he barely thinks twice before challenging someone to go battle him. Over the weekend, Tory Lanez made some comments that seemed to rub him... Read more »
  • Mariah Carey Speaks On Drake's "Emotionless" & Sampling "Back To Back"
    Mariah Carey is busy promoting her latest drop, Caution. During an interview with Genius, the singer took time to speak on other subjects including Drake. The short clip is available after the jump.Carey cleared a sample for the rapper to use on Scorpion and says she is flattered Drake wanted to infuse... Read more »
  • King Mez Delivers Depth & Restraint On "Sunny Side Up"
    Perhaps I'm simply high on the renewed importance of lyrical prowess, but these recent batch of King Mez tracks have truly resonated. It's been a minute since the rapper turned heads on Dr. Dre's Compton, where he provided vocals on "Talk About It" and "Darkside/Gone." Now, with his upcoming Data Plan 002 on the way,... Read more »
  • Jhene Aiko In "Tears" As Daughter Namiko Turns 10
    Jhene Aiko's mini-me is getting closer and closer to looking almost exactly like her mother the older she gets. Namiko Love Browner officially turns 10-years-old today and Jhene shared a few cute words about her daughter on Instagram in light of the special day."Tears. all day, for the rest of my life.... Read more »
  • Odell Beckham Jr.'s Nike Air Force 1 Low Utility Releasing Via Nike SNKRS
    New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has another Nike sneakers in the works just in time for the Holiday season. For his latest Nike project, the 26-year old Pro Bowler utilized the Nike Air Force 1 Low Utility silhouette, in contrast to his high-top Special Field Air Force 1 collab... Read more »
  • YG Cusses Out A Tekashi 6ix9ine Fan At Australian Airport
    YG and Tekashi 6ix9ine have been beefing for the better part of the year, and at this point, it really doesn't seem like either one of them will be the first to try and squash it. At any point they can, they take aim at each other. While 6ix9ine has... Read more »
  • Justine Skye Opens Up About Experience With Domestic Violence On "Breakfast Club"
    If you've been listening to any of Justine Skye's latest tunes then you're well aware of her track "Build" that's all about domestic violence. The video for the song was a deep one too, as it depicted hard times of an abusive relationship, based on true events. The 23-year-old singer... Read more »
  • Cassie Pays Tribute to Kim Porter "The Most Beautiful Angel"
    Kim Porter's sudden death broke many hearts. Although this tragedy has left some virtually speechless in terms of expressing their emotional state following Porter's death, Cassie managed to piece together a lovely message for the deceased. Her note is full of affection despite her recent breakup with Porter's ex-husband, Sean "Diddy"... Read more »
  • King Mez Enters Beast Mode On "MF+G"
    Slept-on lyricist King Mez has returned to the fold. Taking to a playful, yet ever-so-threatening instrumental from Jordan Manswell, Mez flexes an array of flows for two-plus minutes. While his work on Dr. Dre's Compton was an impressive introduction, "MF+G" reveals a rapper in touch with the power cadence. Mez uses his... Read more »
  • Alchemist Announces New "Bread" EP Release Date
    Alchemist has been a busy man of late. Aside from touring as Eminem's DJ, producing an entire album with Freddie Gibbs & Curren$y, and grounding the game's contemporary soundscape with some iconic grit, Uncle Alc has officially announced a new EP by the name of Bread. The producer took to Twitter to make... Read more »
  • Barack Obama Surprises Michelle, Compares It To Beyonce & Jay Z
    Michelle Obama's newest memoir Becoming has officially hit shelves and sold 725,000 copies on its first day becoming the largest single-day total for any book published by Penguin Random House. The former First Lady is still doing press tours for her book, and during her recent one in Washington yesterday, her adoring husband Barack... Read more »
  • Amir Obe Is Back With "Can't Be A ____Here: Chapter 3"
    Amir Obe announced plans to drop a series of EPs leading up to his debut album. Over the past few months, Amir Obe has kept his word and released two EPs as part of his Can't Be A ____ Here series. The rapper dropped off his single "Famous" at the beginning of the... Read more »

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  • You Care: Struggle Rapper Blac Chyna Endorsing $250 A Jar Skin Lightening Cream
    Source: WENN.com / WENN Struggle rapper and…who knows…Blac Chyna is now hawking skin lightening cream. For real, we couldn’t make this ish up if we really, really tried.  We’ll let TMZ handle the details: BC is partnering with Whitenicious by Dencia to roll... Read more »
  • Daughter Of Mary J. Blige’s Ex Calls Dad Kendu Isaacs A “F*ck N*gga”
    Source: Mitchell Zachs/WENN.com / WENN Mary J. Blige is finally free of bum Kendu Isaacs on paper since the summer, and now it appears others are washing their hands of the R&B icon’s ex-husband as well. Isaacs’ daughter, Briana Latrise, aired... Read more »
  • Proud Papa Stevie Wonder Sings Backup For His Son On ‘Dancing With The Stars: Juniors’ [Video]
    This past Sunday, Stevie Wonder‘s son Mandla Morris stunned while competing on the ballroom floor for Dancing With The Stars: Juniors. One of his best performances yet according to judge Adam Rippon, Morris was backed by his living legend dad... Read more »
  • Entrepreneur Bars: Black Thought Freestyles At The EforAll Summit [Video]
    Source: EforAll / Christa Brown As Hip-Hop music and culture continue to inform and enhance the world’s social landscape, it is fitting that one of the art form’s top lyricists lent his formidable talents for a summit connected to entrepreneurship. Tarik... Read more »
  • Bow Wow Threatens To Leak Erica Mena’s Alleged Sex Tape In IG War Gone Too Far
    Source: Source: Derrick Salters/WENN.com Over the weekend Lil Bow Wow hit Instagram to ask why “bad b*tches” want to spend time with “goofy” dudes? “You an Applebee’s type of b*tch?” he inquired. Instead of scrolling on by when the Shaderoom reposted the... Read more »
  • Hip-Hop Culture Can Get You Killed By Police In El Salvador
    Source: AFP / Getty Aside from being home to the arguably the most violent gang in the world, MS-13, not much else is known about that little country in central America called El Salvador. While Donald “King Devil” Trump continuously paints... Read more »
  • ‘Love & Hip Hop NY’ Season 9 Super Trailer Previews Lack of Peen & Legal Issues
    Source: VH1 Love & Hip Hop New York has been for the most part the weakest out of the three franchises due to lame cast members. BUT based on this super trailer season 9 looks like its going to restore the... Read more »
  • Marvel Studios Releases The Official Timeline To Their Cinematic Universe
    Source: Marvel Studios/Disney / Marvel Studios/ Disney After much debate, theorizing and disagreements, Marvel has finally put the issue of their cinematic timeline to rest. For years fans have debated what happened first and in which movie, but after last year’s Spider-Man: Homecoming... Read more »
  • Frank Ocean Teases New Music On His Instagram Story
    Source: WENN.com / WENN Is Frank Ocean about to make his highly anticipated return? We don’t know for sure but the Blonde singer took to his IG page (which is a private account by the way) and posted a video in... Read more »
  • Sting Allegedly Threatening Lawsuit Over Juice WRLD’s “Lucid Dreams”
    Source: Johnny Nunez / Getty Juice WRLD has a smash hit with his song “Lucid Dreams” which borrows musical elements from rocker Sting’s 1993 track “Shape Of My Heart.” It appears that Sting allegedly threatened legal action over the song despite... Read more »
  • President Obama Pops Up At Michelle Obama’s Book Tour, Compares Couple To Jay-Z & Beyoncé
    Source: picture alliance / Getty It seems so long ago, but America seemed more unified and sensible when President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama occupied 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington. Now as private citizens, the elegant Mrs. Obama is... Read more »
  • Kobe Bryant Will Copy Lil Wayne’s “I Don’t Recall” Tactic If Called To Testify Over Black Mamba Name
    Source: Adriana M. Barraza/WENN.com / WENN Kobe Bryant is in the midst of a trademark clash over the company trying to use his “Black Mamba” nickname for one of their products. In recent court maneuvers, Bryant’s legal team says that if... Read more »
  • Rapping Lyrics While Black: Cops Called Over Jay-Z’s “99 Problems,” Neighbor Suspected Domestic Violence
    Source: WENN.com / WENN In yet another episode of Living While Black in America, a Tennessee man had the cops called him for probably the zaniest reason to crop up in these type of events. Davon Eddington was at his Spring... Read more »
  • 10 Things We Learned From Tekashi 6ix9ine on The Breakfast Club
    Tekashi 6ix9ine’s a lightning rod for controversy but as far as he’s concerned it’s all relevant to his success and with his debut album Dummy Boy dropping on the 23rd and a Netflix show in the works, he’s confirmed that... Read more »
  • Diddy Addresses Sudden Death Of Soul Mate Kim Porter
    The Hip-Hop world has been collectively mourning the death of Kim Porter, but no one, besides her children, may be in as much pain as Sean “Diddy” Combs. The Bad Boy mogul took to Instagram to address the sudden passing... Read more »
  • Self-Proclaimed King of NY Tekashi69 Arrested On Racketeering Charges
    Source: PYMCA / Getty The struggle continues. Tekashi69 and his ex-manager have been arrested on racketeering charges.  According to TMZ, the Brooklyn rapper is most definitely going to the bing since these are federal charges. Reportedly, Tekashi, the manager he just fired and... Read more »
  • EA Sports Announces ‘FIFA 19’ World Tour ft. Stormzy, A$AP Rocky, Odell Beckham Jr. & More
    Source: EA Sports / EA Sports EA Sports is bringing the most prominent names sports and music together with the FIFA 19 World Tour to take on each other in its uber-popular soccer video game franchise FIFA 19.  Today the video game company kicked... Read more »
  • Anderson .Paak Will Be ‘Saturday Night Live’ Musical Guest In December
    Source: Paras Griffin / Getty Fans and critics alike, for the most part, are loving Anderson .Paak’s new album Oxnard. The soul musician will be the musical guest on Saturday Night Live in December.  More specifically, the “Tints” singer will be holding... Read more »
  • Dallas Austin Reveals Kim Porter Inspired ‘Drumline’
    Source: Johnny Nunez / Getty The late Kim Porter touched more lives than we can imagine and the Hip-Hop world is still in mourning. Producer Dallas Austin paid homage to his childhood friend, and prom date, and offered up some history... Read more »
  • Gucci Mane’s Security Pushes Stage Crasher Off Into Another Universe [Video]
    Source: Prince WIlliams / Prince Williams/ATLPics.net When Gucci Mane is performing on stage, don’t jump on said stage uninvited. A fan learned this the hard way when he got heaved off stage by the rapper’s Hulk-size security. Reports TMZ: Gucci Mane fans beware... Read more »