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  • Tekashi 6ix9ine's Former Booking Agency Claims That He Lied About Being Robbed
    On Friday, Tekashi 6ix9ine stopped by The Breakfast Club and claimed that the reason he fired his entire team was that he was being robbed. Tekashi claimed that he only received around $300,000 of an alleged $3.5 million deal, something that shocked almost anyone watching the interview. Tekashi continued on to claim that... Read more »
  • Hailey Baldwin Changes Her Last Name To Bieber On Instagram
    Hailey Baldwin, I mean Bieber, has made things Instagram official. The relationship between Hailey and Justin Bieber has been on an upward spiral since the beginning of the year. Rumors that the two had wed began to circulate online after they were spotted at a courthouse soon after the engagement.... Read more »
  • MF Doom Hallows "MM...Food" Anniversary With Insane "One Beer" Visuals
    MF Doom released his classic MM..Food project in 2004, and to celebrate the 14th anniversary he's blessed fans with new visuals. The single "One Beer" from the album gets an anime style music video that is both crude and hilarious. One beer is at the center of a fight between Doom and Quasimoto,... Read more »
  • Bill Maher Takes Shots At Stan Lee & Comic Lovers, Gets Blasted By The Internet
    Stan Lee is a legend. Period. There isn't an asterisk next to his creative genius because he created comic books, a medium that was widely considered to be for children only for decades. Superheroes aren't only for kids though. There are millions of "adult" novels that highlight some type of... Read more »
  • NBA Youngboy Blacks Out & Faints On Stage During Lit Performance
    NBA Youngboy must be having the time of his life. He dropped off a new song called "Hypnotized" on Friday (November 16), further adding to the list of bangers he has released this year. The Baton Rouge artist did find himself entrenched in drama this year as well. NBA Youngboy was... Read more »
  • Jaden Smith Delivers Addicting Single "Plastic"
    Jaden Smith reappeared on the scene Friday with a new project entitled The Sunset Tapes: A Cool Tape Story. The 11 track project places Smith in his usual unique setting, with auto-tuned croons and introspective musings littering the album. "Plastic" stands out on The Sunset Tapes: A Cool Tape Story as a hard-hitting... Read more »
  • Jaden Smith Touches Down With "The Sunset Tapes: A Cool Tape Story"
    Jaden Smith stunned the hip-hop game with his album SYRE last year, delivering a contemplative and artistic piece of work that was a strong contemporary effort. The young spawn of hip-hop royalty returned on Friday (November 16) with another entry in his Cool Tape series. Entitled The Sunset Tapes: A Cool Tape Story, the project isn't... Read more »
  • Young Dolph Brings His Momma Along For "Black Queen" Visuals
    Young Dolph dropped his Role Model tape back in September, and the Memphis, Tennessee rapper included an ode to his mother on the project. Entitled "Black Queen," the song features Moma Gabbana on the piano as Dolph lays down his bars over a percussion-less single. "Black Queen" has received the video treatment,... Read more »
  • 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 »

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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 »