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  • Why Comedy Rap Is Always Considered "Less Than"
    All funny rap is not created equal. There’s rap that happens to be funny and then there’s rap that is designed to make you laugh. This latter category is comedic rap. Of course, there is some overlap, but what differentiates the two entities is the fact that comedic rap can... Read more »
  • Cardi B Is Feeling "Depressed" Since Losing The Baby Weight
    Cardi B isn't happy with her post-pregnancy figure. Yesterday evening, the Bronx rapper took to Instagram Live to voice her discontent - her weight loss being the "bad end of a good situation." Glory to Kulture! "I've been very depressed because I cannot stop losing weight," she stated on Instagram Live... Read more »
  • Wizards’ Kelly Oubre Signs Unique Multi-Year Deal With Converse
    Washington Wizards forward Kelly Oubre Jr. has officially inked a multi-year endorsement deal with Nike Inc. subsidiary Converse.ESPN's Nick DePaula reports the deal is the first of it's kind, as Oubre will rock Nike sneakers on the court while lacing up new Converse sneakers and apparel during his pre-game arrival, which has... Read more »
  • Mariah Carey & Gunna Redefine Thug Luv On "Stay Long Love You"
    The late-nineties, or perhaps the early millennium is evident within the opening moments of "Stay Long." Mariah Carey has long integrated herself into the hip-hop realm, collaborating with Jay-Z and ODB among others, even "beefing" with Eminem. Now, Mimi has come through with her new Caution album, linking up with Gunna for... Read more »
  • Birdman, Jacquees & Neno Calvin Try For "Sexy Navigation" On "GWSC"
    Birdman may be the sore thumb in the troika with Jacquees and Neno Calvin, but that suits him just fine. The Rich Gang was implemented in his image, don't you forget. "GWSC" is the rare song that arrives without little fanfare that takes you by storm. For all it's inconsistencies (Lost at... Read more »
  • Kardashian Birthday Video Captures Cockroach On Cake
    The Kardashians are not people who seem like they'd have any sort of normal problems in their lives. Today, it turns out, they almost do. At Dream Kardashian's birthday party, among fairy teepees and a spread of cakes and pastries that wouldn't have been out of place at a royal... Read more »
  • J.I.D Originally Wanted Kendrick Lamar On "Off Deez"
    By now, you've likely heard "Off Deez," in which J.I.D. and J. Cole trade murderous verses in the name of Dreamville. Now, with DiCaprio 2 set to arrive by month's end, J.I.D has sat down with Bossip to discuss his new project. As it happens, "Off Deez" actually has an interesting backstory; in... Read more »
  • Carmelo Anthony Being Recruited By Puerto Rico National Team
    The Houston Rockets have officially announced that they're parting ways with veteran forward Carmelo Anthony, following a brief stint in which Melo only appeared in 10 games. It remains to be seen what's next for the 10-time NBA All-Star, but he is already being courted by the Puerto Rican national... Read more »
  • Mathaius Young Releases New Project "Take The Night Away 2"
    Last year, Indianapolis rapper Mathaius Young came through with Take The Night Away, a project that introduced him to the majority of us. Since then, he's released a few standalone singles to build his buzz and now, he's officially returned with the follow-up. We've been waiting for over a year... Read more »
  • Big K.R.I.T. Rekindles The Gospel On "THRICE X" EP
    Big K.R.I.T. made his fans endure a year-long wait before removing the top covers. His new EP, THRICE X is but three songs-deep, like a prayer sheet with snaps and foot pedal synchronization. The Mississippi-native made a name for himself in an era where chopped soul was surging in popularity, so he... Read more »
  • XXXTentacion Gets Illustrated In Lil Pump, Swae Lee, & Maluma's "Arms Around You"
    With the news of XXXTentacion's posthumous album out of the bag, we're patiently waiting to see what the promising artist was working on prior to his untimely death. We're still shaken up over his murder as he was one of the up-and-comers that showed the most potential. X was working on... Read more »
  • Ariana Grande Has Cut Off Her Signature Hair
    Stop the presses everybody, there's a shocking new development in Ariana Grande's hair. The singer's world-famous long hair, which hangs down her back in an impossibly straight sheet, is now mostly gone. The singer took to Instagram to publicize the mini-makover:Although not groundbreaking in any sense of the word, there's... Read more »

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  • 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 »
  • Uber Suffers Over $1 BIllion Loss In Q3, Revenues Also Slowed
    Source: Anadolu Agency / Getty Uber is investing in new areas such as scooters, bicycles and freight shipments and it’s proving to be costly for the company. According to self-reported financials, the company lost over $1 billion in Q3. Uber’s road to... Read more »
  • Snoop Doggy Dogg To Finally Be Honored On The Hollywood Walk of Fame
    Source: LOS ANGELES, CA – AUGUST 13: Recording Artist Snoop Dogg performs during week eight of the BIG3 three on three basketball league at Staples Center on August 13, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/BIG3/Getty Images)  After more... Read more »
  • Black Thought Dropping ‘Streams of Thought Vol. 2’ With Salaam Remi Production
    Source: Gilbert Carrasquillo / Getty Black Thought delivered a gem with his Streams of Thought Vol. 1 project this past June. The Roots MC just announced a sequel, and this time it will feature production from Salaam Remi.  Streams of Thought Vol.... Read more »