hip hop

10 Animal-Centric Rap Album Covers
Rappers love to floss their materialistic wares on their album covers whether it be cars, jewelry or mansions. Occasionally, they also choose to pose next to a ferocious animal for the cover shoot, possibly as a way to showcase their masculinity or power...
Throwback: Eric B & Rakim – Don’t Sweat The Technique
Hip-hop duo, Eric B & Rakim made history in 1992 with their hit single, Don't Sweat The Technique. The smash is still used to this day with advertisers globally. Hailing from New York, the pair made their mark in hip-hop with their MC/DJ collaborative technique. They are know for being one of th…
“Teach Me How To Dougie” Rapper M-Bone Shot And Killed
Cali Swag District group member M-Bone was shot and killed late Sunday evening, MTV News is reporting.
According to an Inglewood spokesperson, M-Bone - whose real name is Montae Talbert - died of two gunshot wounds to the head at around 11:30PM PT. He was quickly taken to a nearby hospital, where he …
Serena Williams Won Wimbleton Now To Become A Rapper
My girl Serena Williams has done some amazing things in the world of sports,  she's a 13 time Tennis Grand Slam winner and she's even a successful fashion designer. Not to mention she's also part owner of the Miami Dolphins! So now she's adding rapper to her r…
Erykah Badu Performing At Annual Coachella Music Fest
The soulful songstress Erykah Badu preformed live on stage at the annual Coachella Music festival yesterday in California. The three day music fest had many urban artists we love, Kanye, Nas, Wiz Khalifa, and Damien Marley.
Erykah performed her song, “20ft Tall” and a few…
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Bow Wow To Work With Ice Cube On Upcoming Sitcom
Bow Wow and Ice Cube have decided to work together on a small screen venture. Bow Wow, who also starred in two Ice Cube produced flicks ("All About the Benjamins" and "Lottery Ticket") is re-teaming the fellow rapper/director on an upcoming, untitled sitcom.