Wynton Marsalis Clarifies Statement Saying Rap is Worse Than Confederate Statues

Wynton Marsalis Clarifies Statement Saying Rap is Worse Than Confederate Statues

by Jessica Bennett   May 24, 2018

Jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis recently caught a bit of heat for sharing his belief that much of hip hop is extremely harmful to the... Read More

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Wynton Marsalis: Rap Is More Damaging Than Confederate Statues

by Jessica Bennett   May 22, 2018

Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis didn’t hold back during a new interview in which he discussed the impact rap music has had on the Black community.... Read More

Here’s Why Spotify Won’t Remove Chris Brown, Dr. Dre & Others After Banning R. Kelly From Playlists

Here’s Why Spotify Won’t Remove Chris Brown, Dr. Dre & Others After Banning R. Kelly From Playlists

by Jessica Bennett   May 10, 2018

Spotify is the first streaming service to remove R. Kelly’s music from its official playlists, saying both Kelz and rapper XXXTentacion violate the company’s... Read More

J. Cole’s ‘KOD’ Broke First-Day Streaming Records on Apple Music & Spotify

J. Cole’s ‘KOD’ Broke First-Day Streaming Records on Apple Music & Spotify

by Christina Santi   Apr 23, 2018

J. Cole released his fifth studio album KOD on Friday, April 20 with little to no promotion. Now Billboard is reporting that the album... Read More

Kanye West Producing New Nas Album, Drops Release Date

Kanye West Producing New Nas Album, Drops Release Date

by Jessica Bennett   Apr 23, 2018

Kanye West’s creative juices are flowing like crazy, as the producer has been busy crafting projects for his G.O.O.D. Music artists for the last... Read More

J. Cole Releases New Album, ‘KOD’

J. Cole Releases New Album, ‘KOD’

by Jessica Bennett   Apr 20, 2018

North Carolina rhymer J. Cole has never been something to play with on a microphone, continuing to prove his lyrical dexterity in a world... Read More

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MTV Relaunching ‘Yo! MTV Raps’ as Digital Series, Throwing 30th Anniversary Concert

by Christina Santi   Apr 19, 2018

MTV is set to revive its hit show Yo! MTV Raps. The show was a 2-hour music video program that brought rap and hip-hop artists into... Read More

J. Cole Releases Cover Art for New Album, ‘KOD’ (UPDATE)

J. Cole Releases Cover Art for New Album, ‘KOD’ (UPDATE)

by Jessica Bennett   Apr 18, 2018

UPDATE: 4/18/2018 North Carolina MC J. Cole has just released the cover art to new album, KOD. Check it out below. Cover. KOD 4/20... Read More

Listen to Nicki Minaj’s New Tracks, ‘Chun Li’ & ‘Barbie Tingz’

Listen to Nicki Minaj’s New Tracks, ‘Chun Li’ & ‘Barbie Tingz’

by Jessica Bennett   Apr 12, 2018

Nicki Minaj is ready to re-enter hip hop in a major way, dropping not one but two new songs today for her loyal Barbies.... Read More

Nicki Minaj Dropping Two New Songs This Week

Nicki Minaj Dropping Two New Songs This Week

by Jessica Bennett   Apr 10, 2018

After being virtually absent from social media so far this year, Queens rapper Nicki Minaj has made her official return, letting her Barbs know... Read More