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Travis Scott Drops Fiery Visual for ‘Stop Trying to Be God’ (VIDEO)

Travis Scott Drops Fiery Visual for ‘Stop Trying to Be God’ (VIDEO)

by Jessica Bennett   Aug 07, 2018

Days after the release of his long-awaited third studio album, Astroworld, Travis Scott has dropped his first video from the summer album, “Stop Trying... Read More

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Eric Benét on Ignorant Rappers & White Supremacy: You’re Being Used to Destroy Us!

by Jessica Bennett   Aug 06, 2018

R&B crooner Eric Benét is the latest celeb to call out the more ignorant of hip hop artists for promoting negativity within the Black... Read More

Quincy Keeps It Sexy in New Visual for ‘Snuggle Up’ (VIDEO)

Quincy Keeps It Sexy in New Visual for ‘Snuggle Up’ (VIDEO)

by Jessica Bennett   Aug 03, 2018

Quincy’s latest track, “Snuggle Up,” finds the part-time rapper embracing his romantic side. As the son of Al B. Sure and step-son of Sean... Read More

Lil’ Kim Taps Into Her Caribbean Roots for New Visual, ‘Nasty One’ (VIDEO)

Lil’ Kim Taps Into Her Caribbean Roots for New Visual, ‘Nasty One’ (VIDEO)

by Jessica Bennett   Aug 01, 2018

Lil’ Kim is back with her latest visual for Caribbean-inspired single, “Nasty One.” The song dropped on the Brooklyn rapper’s 43rd birthday last month,... Read More

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

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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

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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