Lil’ Kim On Her Early Music Being Banned & Undeniable Influence on Hip Hop

Lil’ Kim On Her Early Music Being Banned & Undeniable Influence on Hip Hop

by Jessica Bennett   Jul 11, 2018

Any female rapper who’s rocked rainbow-colored wigs or felt comfortable getting raw on record and onstage owes something to Lil’ Kim. The hip hop... Read More

Drake

Drake Breaks Billboard Record Held By The Beatles for 54 Years

by Jessica Bennett   Jul 11, 2018

Folks who doubted Drake during his feud with Pusha T may be swallowing their words today, as the Toronto superstar has officially broken The... Read More

Future Teams Up With PartyNextDoor for ‘Superfly’ Single, ‘No Shame’ (VIDEO)

Future Teams Up With PartyNextDoor for ‘Superfly’ Single, ‘No Shame’ (VIDEO)

by Jessica Bennett   Jun 05, 2018

For the 2018 remake of blaxploitation classic Superfly, Atlanta rapper Future was called upon to play the part of Curtis Mayfield, responsible for curating... Read More

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

Wynton Marsalis

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

Yo! MTV Raps

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