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Nicki Minaj Not Happy With ESPN Magazine Cover "Retouch" Photo

Nicki Minaj Not Happy With ESPN Magazine Cover "Retouch" Photo

Fri, Jan 24, 2014

The Hip Hop and fashion magnate covers the publication’s latest issue with NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, but she’s not thrilled with the cover photo, insisting, “When retouching goes wrong.”

Jay Z Slapped With Lawsuit Over Rihanna-Assisted "Run This Town"

Jay Z Slapped With Lawsuit Over Rihanna-Assisted "Run This Town"

Fri, Nov 08, 2013

Jay Z has been hit with a copyright lawsuit by a New York City record label, who claims the rap mogul used an unlicensed sample for his 2009 hit “Run This Town,” which features Rihanna and Kanye West.

GET INVOLVED: Resurrecting Tupac - The Philanthropic Legacy

GET INVOLVED: Resurrecting Tupac - The Philanthropic Legacy

Mon, Oct 28, 2013

Oct 28, 2013 marks the date of a remarkable partnership between the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation, the media corporation MLE Network, and the digital public relations agency GAME Media.

Nelly on Hip Hop: 'We're The Easiest Scapegoat'

Nelly on Hip Hop: 'We're The Easiest Scapegoat'

Wed, Oct 09, 2013

Are Hip Hop artists the easiest target or scapegoat? According to Nelly, the media continues to single out hip-hop stars because they are the "lowest voice on the totem pole" and no one is willing to necessarily defend Hip Hop like other genres.

Timbaland Discard Headphones to Invest in Social Media Company

Timbaland Discard Headphones to Invest in Social Media Company

Tue, May 07, 2013

Now that the rush to make profits from headphones and speakers are dying down, artists are looking for the next lucrative investment.

Kris Kross Member Chris Kelly Dead at 34

Kris Kross Member Chris Kelly Dead at 34

Wed, May 01, 2013

Chris Kelly, one half member of 90's hit hip hop duo, Kris Kross, died today (May 1) at the age of 34.

Nicki Minaj Announces Launch of K-Mart 'Lifestyle' Line (Video)

Nicki Minaj Announces Launch of K-Mart 'Lifestyle' Line (Video)

Sat, Mar 02, 2013

Dressed in a sophisticated, neutral-toned dress and simple blonde tresses, Minaj walked the pink carpet before taking to the podium to talk about “The Nicki Minaj Collection.”

Does Chris Brown Have Another Hip Hop Single with "Let the Blunt Go"?

Does Chris Brown Have Another Hip Hop Single with "Let the Blunt Go"?

Sat, Mar 02, 2013

Chris Brown will not be forced into any singular music genre. He has undeniable hit records in the Pop and R&B genres, the question still remains whether he can achieve the same success as a rapper...

T.I. Reveals His Stance on Gun Control, Upcoming Inauguration

T.I. Reveals His Stance on Gun Control, Upcoming Inauguration

Fri, Jan 18, 2013

Since bouncing back from the federal weapons charges that once threatened his career, along with longevity in the forever-changing rap game, Tip just released his eighth studio album Trouble Man: Heavy is the Head.

Drake Earns High School Diploma

Drake Earns High School Diploma

Thu, Oct 18, 2012

Superstar Drake has announced that he’s earned his high school diploma after years on focusing on his acting career on the TV show Degrassi, and then pursuing a successful music career.

Miguel Doubles Up On BET Hip Hop Award Nominations

Miguel Doubles Up On BET Hip Hop Award Nominations

Thu, Sep 13, 2012

"Kaleidoscope Dream" singer Miguel has been nominated at the 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards. Fresh off "Art Dealer Chic" and strong efforts like "Adorn," Miguel received two nominations during a live ceremony on BET's 106 & Park.

Lauryn Hill Surprises Philly Crowd on July 4th (Video)

Lauryn Hill Surprises Philly Crowd on July 4th (Video)

Mon, Jul 09, 2012

Donning a white dress and red platform boots, the beloved singer gave passionate performances of hits that included “Ex-Factor,” “Ready or Not,” and “Doo-Wop (That Thing).”

Chris Brown: Hip Hop Is Dead

Chris Brown: Hip Hop Is Dead

Wed, Jun 20, 2012

Is Hip Hop really dead ? Chris Brown seems to think the genre is dead and gone despite recent success for Big Sean, Wiz Khalifa and 2 Chainz (to name a few).

Nicki Minaj Backs Out on Summer Jam Fans After Song Diss

Nicki Minaj Backs Out on Summer Jam Fans After Song Diss

Mon, Jun 04, 2012

With little time left before she was set to take stage at Hot 97's Summer Jam 2012, Nicki Minaj backed out of her scheduled performance.

Nicki Minaj Announces Summer Tour, Plus Pepsi Ad

Nicki Minaj Announces Summer Tour, Plus Pepsi Ad

Thu, May 03, 2012

Nicki Minaj is getting ready to take her act on the road this summer as she announces dates for her "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded" tour.

TuPac Performs Again for Surprised Coachella Crowd

TuPac Performs Again for Surprised Coachella Crowd

Mon, Apr 16, 2012

The flyer states that the headliners of the festival on the 15thwere to be Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg, but to the surprise of concert-goers, they got an unexpected guest appearance from deceased rapper Tupac.

Nicki Minaj Debuts At #1 with 'Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded'

Nicki Minaj Debuts At #1 with 'Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded'

Wed, Apr 11, 2012

This is Nicki Minaj’s moment for life as she finally has her first album chart-topper with her sophomore LP, ‘Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded.’

Nicki Minaj Is Face of New Pepsi Beverage in Multimillion Dollar Deal

Nicki Minaj Is Face of New Pepsi Beverage in Multimillion Dollar Deal

Tue, Mar 20, 2012

After dominating the music charts, Nicki Minaj is ready to expand her empire even more with her latest Pepsi endorsement. The lead lady of the Young Money conglomerate is now going to be the face of Pepsi’s new beverage in a multimillion-dollar deal.

Ludacris Taps Anita Baker, Usher, Chris Brown For Ludaversal

Ludacris Taps Anita Baker, Usher, Chris Brown For Ludaversal

Wed, Mar 14, 2012

Ludacris is recruiting top acts in the R&B world for his next album. Following the recently premiered collaboration, "Tonight (Best You Ever Had)," with John Legend, the award-winning Hip Hop veteran is working with Anita Baker, Usher and Chris Brown!

Bow Wow Laughs off Arrest Order on Twitter

Bow Wow Laughs off Arrest Order on Twitter

Mon, Feb 06, 2012

Bow Wow appears to be taking an order issued for his arrest lightly. Tweeting a picture of himself behind bars, Monday, Bow Wow said "been here before... haha."