Kendrick Lamar, Pulitzer, Damn

Kendrick Lamar Accepts Pulitzer Prize for ‘Damn,’ Calls Winning ‘Beautiful’ (VIDEO)

by Teddy Grant   May 31, 2018

Kendrick Lamar accepted his Pulitzer Prize for Music on Wednesday at a ceremony at Columbia University. He won for his critically acclaimed and Grammy... Read More

Lupe Fiasco Gives Context to Drake’s Blackface Photo

Lupe Fiasco Gives Context to Drake’s Blackface Photo

by Christina Santi   May 30, 2018

A photograph of Drake donning blackface surfaced as the cover art for Pusha T’s “The Story of Adidon,” a diss track that takes direct... Read More

SZA Says Her Vocal Cords May Be Permanently Damaged

SZA Says Her Vocal Cords May Be Permanently Damaged

by Christina Santi   May 30, 2018

Last night (May 29), SZA took to Twitter to announce that she may have done permanent damage to her vocal cords according to a... Read More

Kanye, Whitney Houston, Pusha T

Kanye Paid $85K to Use Whitney’s Drug-Filled Photo as Pusha T’s Album Art

by Christina Santi   May 25, 2018

Kanye West spent $85,000 to license a picture of the late Whitney Houston’s drug-infested bathroom to use as the cover art for Pusha-T’s latest... Read More

BBQ SZN: Songs to Bump at a Black Family Cookout

BBQ SZN: Songs to Bump at a Black Family Cookout

by Christina Santi   May 25, 2018

It’s that time of year again! With Memorial Day weekend upon us, BBQ season has officially begun. Let me break it to you: There’s... Read More

J. Lo

Watch J. Lo’s Lavish Video for ‘Dinero’ featuring Cardi B & DJ Khaled

by Christina Santi   May 24, 2018

The two Bronx girls link up for a music video for their single, where they demonstrate how to live your best life. Dinero takes Jennifer... Read More

SZA Drops Out of TDE Tour Due to Swollen Vocal Cords

SZA Drops Out of TDE Tour Due to Swollen Vocal Cords

by Jessica Bennett   May 24, 2018

TDE’s “The Championship Tour” features all of the labels key artists, including Kendrick Lamar and SZA. Unfortunately, the latter has no choice but to... Read More

Will Smith Proves He Still Has His Rap Chops (VIDEO)

Will Smith Proves He Still Has His Rap Chops (VIDEO)

by Christina Santi   May 23, 2018

After years of focusing his creative energy on acting, Will Smith shared a video of himself back in the studio showing off his lyrical skill.... Read More

salt-n-pepa

Salt-N-Pepa Shares Details Behind Billboard Performance (Video)

by Christina Santi   May 21, 2018

EBONY caught up with iconic female hip-hop group Salt-N-Pepa as the ladies rehearsed for their epic throwback performance at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards... Read More

Cardi B Releases Old West-Themed ‘Be Careful’ Music Video

Cardi B Releases Old West-Themed ‘Be Careful’ Music Video

by Christina Santi   May 21, 2018

After winning the best female rap artist award at this year’s Billboard Music Awards (May 20), Cardi B shared a new video for “Be Careful”... Read More