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Rihanna Throws Subtle Jab at Chris Brown When Discussing Dating Record [VIDEO]

Did Rihanna throw a subtle jab at her ex-boyfriend Chris Brown. Well, maybe. While promoting her upcoming animated flick Home, the R&B superstar discussed briefly her past relationship in reference to her favorite animated movie. Continue reading…

Glastonbury Co-Founder Defends Booking Kanye West Despite Fan Petition

Kanye West is having a phenomenal year so far, but it looks like some fans wants to rain on his parade. The rapper-producer has been tapped to headline London’s annual Glastonbury Festival, but U.K. fans want him to go away. Continue reading…

ILOVEMAKONNEN's Joy Onstage Makes Up for His Shortcomings at Hype Hotel SXSW 2015 Show [EXCLUSIVE]

The music of Atlanta rapper ILOVEMAKONNEN comes from a place of boundless enthusiasm. It was obvious throughout his giddy Friday afternoon set (March 20) at the Hype Hotel in Austin, Texas that he's as much of a fan -- specifically of rap and R&B -- as a performer. Continue reading…

Meek Mill Heads to Atlanta in 'Ice Cream Freestyle' Street Video With Rick Ross

It's close to dusk in Atlanta and Meek Mill is spitting some fire to light up the night in this new street video for his "Ice Cream Freestyle," which he released in January. Shot by XXL, the visua Continue reading…

Chris Brown's Probation Ends, Rihanna Assault Case Closed

This is a TGIF that Chris Brown can truly be thankful for. The singer's felony probation as a result of his 2009 assault against then-girlfriend Rihanna has come to an end. Continue reading…

'Black Girls Rock' 2015 Will Feature Ciara, Fantasia, Jill Scott & More

R&B songbirds Ciara, Fantasia and Jill Scott have been tapped to perform at BET’s Black Girls Rock. The annual event honors women of color in the fields of entertainment, philanthropy, sports and community service. Continue reading…

Russell Simmons to Celebrate Hip-Hop With Broadway Musical 'The Scenario'

Russell Simmons is bringing hip-hop to the Great White Way. The rap impresario is producing a new Broadway musical on the early days of hip-hop titled The Scenario. Continue reading…

Raury Brings Humor and a Hell of a Show to Hype Hotel for SXSW 2015 [EXCLUSIVE]

Singer Raury put on a hell of a show, with some added humor, at the Hype Hotel in Austin, Texas for SXSW. Continue reading…

Songs of the Week: Jhene Aiko, Scarface and Black Milk

In this edition of Songs of the Week, southern rhymer Scarface, soulful songbird Jhene Aiko and Detroit's very own Black Milk deliver tracks for your listening pleasure. Continue reading…

Lil Wayne Puts Drake on Blast in Tell-All Book for Sleeping With His Girlfriend

Lil Wayne may have a close relationship with his Young Money signee Drake but that isn't stopping him from spilling secrets about their friendship. Continue reading…

Suge Knight Collapses in Court After Judge Sets $25 Million Bail [VIDEO]

Suge Knight's health is quickly deteriorating as he faces murder charges for a fatal hit-and-run. The former Death Row Records co-founder collapsed in a Los Angeles courtroom after a judge set his bail at $25 million during a h Continue reading…

Migos Compare Themselves to OutKast, Fans React to 'Disrespect'

Migos have been tagged this generation’s Beatles, which is preposterous enough, but the Georgia rap trio has now compared themselves to another illustrious group -- OutKast. Continue reading…

Raekwon Talks 'Fly International Luxurious Art' Album, Ghostface Killah's Guidance, Collaborating With Kendrick Lamar & More [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]

The Boombox chats with Raekwon to get down to the basics. The rapper discusses his new album, 'F.I.L.A.,' he addresses his musical relationship with RZA, drops knowledge on longevity in the game and even reveals which newer rapper he is looking to collaborate with next. Continue reading…

Tank Calls Out Kanye West for Posting Nude Photos of Kim Kardashian: 'We Have to Grow Up'

Unlike a majority of the world, Tank isn’t here to view all of Kim Kardashian's "assets." Continue reading…

Tamar Braxton Hospitalized for Anxiety Attack

From the outside looking in, it looks like Tamar Braxton has a perfect life, considering she has a hit talk show, The Real, and a successful music career. Both of those gigs alone must mean she's raking in the big bucks. Unfortunately Continue reading…

Jill Scott Gets Down to the Nitty Gritty in 'You Don't Know' Video

Since she's been focused on her flourishing acting career, we haven't heard much new music from singer Jill Scott. However, she's not leaving us high and dry for too long considering she's back with a video for her new lovelorn track "You Don't Know," reminding us why a broken heart can be so achingly beautiful. Continue reading…

Nike LeBron 12 EXT Rubber City

Akron, Ohio's golden boy may have returned to bring some glory back to his city but the real testament to his hometown dedication has been his sneakers. LeBron James' latest Nike colorway is a well-done tribute to Akron's history as one of the world's top rubber manufacturers. Continue reading…

Pharrell Speaks Out on 'Blurred Lines' Verdict: 'It Kills Creativity'

A week after being found guilty in the “Blurred Lines” trial, Pharrell Williams finally speaks out about the jury’s $7.3 million verdict to the Marvin Gaye estate. Continue reading…

A$AP Yams' Death Cause of Death Revealed

As the hip-hop world continues to mourn the loss of A$AP Yams, who passed away in January, we finally get some more answers behind the cause of the A$AP Mob founder's sudden death. On Monday evening (March 19), New York Times journalist Jon Caramanica shared the cause of death through his Twitter account. He relayed the news th Continue reading…

50 Cent Calls Joe Budden a 'Bitch' on Twitter, Apologizes

50 Cent and Joe Budden almost found themselves involved in a heated Twitter spat over Power's marketing tactics. Continue reading…

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