Usher Sits Down With Oprah Winfrey on ‘Next Chapter’
Usher is ready to give his confessions to Oprah Winfrey. The former talk-show queen will have a sit down with the embattled R&B crooner in a no-holds-barred interview. The ‘Climax’ singer has been reclusive for the past few weeks, so this will be an interesting conversa…
Nicki Minaj Drops ‘The Boys’ Single Featuring Cassie
Nicki Minaj has finally released her much talked-about new single ‘The Boys.’ The song, which is available for purchase on iTunes right now, does feature a “real pretty” female artist by the name of Cassie. The duo make an awesome pairing on this cer…
Pro Skateboarder Rob Dyrdek Gives Lil Wayne Pointers
Rapper Lil Wayne is still passionate about skateboarding — as evident with his performance at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards. Along with his skateboard-inspired clothing line Trukfit and DEWeezy campaign, Weezy is serious about the sport, much to the amazement of pros like Rob Dyrdek.
Listen to Snippets of G.O.O.D. Music’s ‘Cruel Summer’ Album
We are just days away before Kanye West releases his late-summer G.O.O.D. Music album ‘Cruel Summer.’ The music store iTunes just posted 30-second snippets of the compilation album, which is available for pre-order. So it’s only a matter of hours before the LP l…
Occupy Wall Street to Stage ‘Teach-In’ During Jay-Z Concerts
It looks like Jay-Z will have 99 problems with the 99 percenters. After the rap mogul told the New York Times’ T Style magazine that he didn’t understand the motives behind Occupy Wall Street, the movement’s “Guitarmy” plans…
President Obama Addresses Nicki Minaj’s Mitt Romney Lyric
Rapper Nicki Minaj sparked an unnecessary controversy over her Mitt Romney line, “I’m a Republican voting for Mitt Romney, you lazy b—-es is f—ing up the economy,” on Lil Wayne‘s ‘Mercy (Freestyle).’ President Obama …
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.
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.
Aaliyah Posthumous Album Cover Art Revealed on Twitter
Since the announcement that a posthumous Aaliyah album was in the works, the project has been mired in controversy. Recently, the late songbird’s label, Blackground Records, went on Twitter and posted the cover art of the album, which has everyone in a tizzy.
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.
Lupe Fiasco Shows the Faces of Wounded Souls in ‘Battle Scars’ Video
After releasing the provocative ‘B—- Bad‘ video, Lupe Fiasco reverts to a softer yet earnest tone in his new clip ‘Battle Scars.’ The song is clearly for pop radio consumption with its yearning vocals from ‘Australian Idol’ winner Guy Seb…