Nicki Minaj Calls Out Fashion Industry's Cultural Appropriation During #NYFW Performance

New York, NY – Nicki Minaj has never been one to refrain from speaking her mind. This week, the “No Frauds” mastermind took aim at the fashion industry for marginalizing people color while drawing influence from their culture. Minaj was performing at the… Continue Reading

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Missy Elliott to Perform at VH1’s ‘Hip Hop Honors: The ’90s Game Changers’

Christopher Polk, Getty s VH1’s Hip Hop Honors special is set for Sept. 18, with this year’s focus being on the 1990s. Hip Hop Honors: The ’90s Game Changers will celebrate pivotal moments from the decade and will include a… Continue Reading

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Hip Hop Single Sales: Logic Scores First #1 Hit With "1-800-273-8255"

Logic’s suicide prevention single, “1-800-273-8255” featuring Alessia Cara and Khalid, tops this week’s R&B/Hip Hop Single Sales at #1, ending DJ Khaled’s 18-week streak at #1. Also, Blackbear’s Gucci Mane-assisted single “do re mi” enters the Top 10 for the first time… Continue Reading

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Hip Hop Week In Review: Lil Wayne, Battle Rap Film "Bodied" & 50 Cent's "Power"

HipHopDX – This week in Hip Hop, Lil Wayne was hospitalized after enduring multiple seizures in a Chicago hotel room on Sunday (September 3) and was released shortly thereafter. The Eminem-produced battle rap film Bodied made its debut at the… Continue Reading

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John Legend & Netflix Developing Hip Hop Competition Show, "Rhythm & Flow"

Los Angeles, CA – It appears John Legend has been taking notes from his wife Chrissy Teigen’s gig on Lip Sync Battle and realized music-based programming is the way to go. Variety reports that the 38-year-old R&B superstar is collaborating with… Continue Reading

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Fergie x The Breakfast Club: Talks MILFs, Black Eyed Peas, New Album, Collabs W/YG & Nicki Minaj, Crushing On Eazy-E, Rapping, American Idol Rumors

Video After The Jump Fergie made her debut appearance on The Breakfast Club and discussed the following topics: ·        The meaning MILF ·        Becoming a member  Black Eyed Peas ·        What took so long to… Continue Reading

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All Smiles: Danny Brown Seals Up Trademark Tooth Gap

Since exploding onto the Hip Hop scene in 2010 with The Hybrid, Danny Brown has been known for one defining physical feature — a large gap between his two front teeth. Apparently, that gap is no more. The Detroit rapper took… Continue Reading

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Lil Uzi Vert Drops "XO Tour Llif3" Video –

“XO Tour Llif3” is one this year’s hottest songs in hip hop. After many waited for an ficial video, an animated clip Uzi driving a car with a blunt in hand, on loop gets nearly 290 million hits on YouTube.… Continue Reading

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Paid Dues Festival Postponed Due To "Unforeseen Circumstances"

Los Angeles, CA – The Paid Dues Hip Hop Festival, which was scheduled to go down in Los Angeles on September 16, has been postponed. According to an Instagram post, the highly anticipated event was put on hold due to… Continue Reading

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JAY-Z's Candid "Rap Radar" Interview Is Now Available On YouTube

JAY-Z’s two-part interview with the Rap Radar podcast is now available on YouTube. Initially a TIDAL exclusive, the over two-hour conversation — spearheaded by Elliott Wilson and B. Dot — dove into highly personal topics, including his mother’s sexuality, marriage to… Continue Reading

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