Old School and Today's R&B
Dr. Dre Tops Forbes’ ‘Hip-Hop Cash Kings’ List
Veteran hip-hop producer Dr. Dre is the new king on the throne of Forbes’ Hip-Hop Cash Kings list. Despite not dropping a full-length album, the good doctor was able to make his money selling his ubiquitous headphones.
Nicki Minaj Receives Death Threats On Twitter Over Mitt Romney Rap Verse
Not everyone was feeling Nicki Minaj‘s verse on Lil Wayne‘s flip of ‘Mercy,’ in which she implied that she was a Republican and voting for Mitt Romney. Her rap line has garnered her a slew of hate from radical Democrats on Twitter.
Ne-Yo, Melanie Fiona + Swizz Beatz Perform Michael Jackson’s Hits at ‘Bad 25′ Concert
Michael Jackson was remembered with a birthday celebration fit a king — the King of Pop, that is. R&B superstars Ne-Yo and Melanie Fiona, along with Swizz Beatz, performed at a star-studded event on Wednesday (Aug. 29) to celebrate what would have been Jackson’s 54th bi…
Chris Lighty, Hip-Hop Executive Who Worked With 50 Cent, Busta Rhymes, Found Dead
Veteran hip-hop mogul Chris Lighty died on Thursday morning (Aug. 30) from an apparent suicide. Details are scarce, but according to the New York Daily News, the executive was found dead in his apartment with a self-inflicted gun wound to the head.
Big Boi Discusses ‘Vicious Lies,’ Andre 3000 + Whether Outkast Will Reunite
OutKast rapper Big Boi is 90 percent done with his second solo LP ‘Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors.’ The collection, which has a tentative Nov. 21 release date, boasts collaborations with Kid Cudi, Sleepy Brown, T.I., A$AP Rocky and Boi’s favorite singer Kate …
Usher Takes a Swim in ‘Dive’ Video
Usher is all wet in his new video for ‘Dive,’ his yearning love ballad from his latest album ‘Looking 4 Myself.’ The aquatic clip features the Grammy-winning singer aboard a luxury yacht which is being overrun with water.
Is Azealia Banks Collaborating with Kanye West?
Azealia Banks has been summoned to the Throne. The Harlem rapper informed her fans on Twitter that Kanye West requested her appearance in Hawaii. “When Kanye West Calls…. You Go To Honolulu,” she tweeted to her followers.
Check out Beyonce’s Ads For Her House of Dereon Fall / Winter 2012 Collection
After uniting 1 billion people together in a show of humanity, Beyonce is ready to take on the fashion world. The R&B queen has unveiled her new Fall/Winter 2012 House of Deréon ad campaign starring herself. Ms. B is looking fierce and fabulous in the photographs, which were shot by f…
Azealia Banks to Drop ‘Broke With Expensive Taste’ Album in February 2013
With all of these magazine covers you would think that Azealia Banks is releasing her debut album real soon. Sadly, that’s not the case. The pop vixen announced on Twitter that she will release her new LP ‘Broke with Expensive Taste’ in the first quarter of 2013…
Azealia Banks Talks Abusive Upbringing in Dazed & Confused Magazine
Azealia Banks maybe pop music’s newest “It” girl, but the young superstar had it rough growing up in New York. In her recent cover story for Dazed & Confused magazine, the ’212′ rapper opens up about her abusive childhood.
Sean Kingston Drops ‘How We Survive’ Feat. Busta Rhymes
Sean Kingston is back with a new song as part of his new weekly music series “Feed the Streets,” in which he drops new music every Thursday. To help kick off his series, he grabs fellow yardie Busta Rhymes for the song ‘How We Survive.’
Cee Lo Green to Sing NFL’s ‘Thursday Night Football’ Intro
Are you ready for some football! Pop crooner Cee Lo Green plans to tackle the NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football’ intro song.