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Bodega Bamz Talks 'Sidewalk Exec' Album, Has-Been Rappers and Heading to Hollywood [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]

Cher isn't the first artist you'd expect to pop up on Bodega Bamz's playlist, but there she is in all her "If I Could Turn Back Time" glory. The Harlem, N.Y.-bred rapper also rocks out to the Goo Goo Dolls, P Continue reading…

Cam'ron Discusses the Problem With Snitching on 'The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore' [VIDEO]

Eight years ago, Cam'ron stunned hip-hop fans and critics when he was interviewed on 60 Minutes and revealed that he wouldn't snitch on a serial killer who lived next door to him. Now the rapper is discussing the act of snitching even further on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore. Continue reading…

Happy Birthday, DJ Kool Herc!

Hip-hop is a relatively young genre, but these days, you're seeing many of the OGs make their transition into the golden years. The legendary DJ Kool Herc is one of them. He turns 60 today (April 16). Continue reading…

Young Thug's 'Barter 6? Album Is Available Now

After all of the drama surrounding the title of Young Thug's upcoming album, Barter 6 will finally be dropping tomorrow (April 17) -- unless you're in New Zealand, where you can grab your copy on iTunes now. While the rest of us in the U.S. have to actually wait for it to be Friday, the rapper Continue reading…

Happy Birthday, Akon!

When the '90s babies reach their 40s, chances are that they will reminisce on Akon's commercial peak whether they liked him or not. He was just that ubiquitous. The singer turns 42 today (April 16). Continue reading…

Nike Air Force 1 LV8 Wolf Grey and Metallic Red Bronze

With summer on the horizon you've got to be eyeing a pair of Nike Air Force 1's for the season. Of course there are several style options out there to choose from but we couldn't help but highlight this fantastic new colorway as our first choice for freshness. Continue reading…

Jay Z Debuts 'Glory' Video Dedicated to Blue Ivy

After announcing the launch of TIDAL three weeks ago, Jay Z has finally released his own contribution to the music streaming service. This effort from the rapper is a special one because it is a revamped version of his song, "Glory." Continue reading…

T.I. Remixes Ciara's 'I Bet'

Ciara released her very personal ballad "I Bet" earlier this year and with her new album, Jackie, debuting next month, she's on track for another R&B takeover. Now T.I. jumps on the track and gave it a little makeover. Continue read...

T.I. Remixes Ciara's 'I Bet'

Ciara released her single, "I Bet" in January. And with her new album, Jackie, releasing next month, T.I. jumped on the track and gave it a little makeover. With a beat that sounds similar to INOJ's 1997 track, "Let Me Love You Down," Continue reading…

Happy Birthday, Chance the Rapper!

The thing about 2015 is that even though there's been a solid number of great releases, there's still more to come. One is coming from Chance the Rapper and the Social Experiment. Their album doesn't have a release date yet, but today (April 16), we can wish Chance a happy 22nd birthday. Continue reading…

Kanye West Covers TIME Magazine's '100 Most Influential People' 2015 Issue

TIME magazine releases its annual list of "100 Most Influential People" and Kanye West is one of the cover stars for the issue. Continue reading…

The-Dream Talks 'Crown' and 'Jewel' EPs, Praises Jhene Aiko and Gives Marriage Advice [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]

With more than a decade in the industry, Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and producer The-Dream is hard at work on two new EPs, Crown and Jewel. Crown, which debuted April 14, features the T.I. assisted-single “ Continue reading…

French Montana Clashes With a Group of Bad Guys in 'Dontchu' Video

It looks like Puffy rolled out the big bucks for French Montana's new "Dontchu" video, a song from his mixtape, Mac & Cheese 4: The Appetizer, which dropped last year. Continue reading…

Is Nicki Minaj Engaged to Meek Mill? [PHOTO]

It looks like Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill could possibly be engaged. Due to a very interesting tweet from The Pinkprint creator, rumors are circulating on the internet that hip-hop’s newest couple are betrothed. Continue reading…

Ty Dolla $ign, Tinashe and Charli XCX Frolic With Cats in 'Drop That Kitty' Video

Hot off the heels of performing "Drop That Kitty" at the 2015 MTV Movie Awards on Sunday (April 12), Ty Dolla $ign debuts the video for the feel-good track. Continue reading…

Lil Wayne Accused of Threatening to Kill Bus Driver

Lil Wayne's former bus driver has slapped him with a lawsuit that claims that the NOLA rapper was trying to kill him. Mark Jones was hired to drive Wayne and his entourage from place to place on the rapper's 2014 summer tour, according to court documents obtained by TMZ. Jones claims that he stopped the bus for gas around 11:30 p.m. one night and the s Continue reading…

Trey Songz Surprises With 'Intermission' EP

Fresh from appearing as a special guest on the European leg of Nicki Minaj’s The Pinkprint Tour, Trey Songz invites his fans to a brief 'Intermission' with a surprise six-track EP. Continue reading…

Meek Mill Opens Up About Jail, His Relationship With Nicki Minaj & Competing Against Jay Z [VIDEO]

In an in-depth interview with XXL Magazine, Meek Mill reflects on his time away in jail, his new album and his blossoming romance with Nicki Minaj, who he will join on her Pinkprint Tour this spring. Continue reading…

Win Tickets to See Kid Ink Perform in New York City

Kid Ink is celebrating 4/20, the national weed holiday, in New York City and you have the chance to get in on the festivities. Continue reading…

Deborah Cox Realizes She Had a Good Thing on 'More Than I Knew'

Sometimes you don't know how good a mate really is until he or she is out of your life. Such is the premise of Deborah Cox's new song, "More Than I Knew." Continue reading…

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