Hip Hop R&B

Yes, Kanye West Finally Released 'Jesus Is King'

Kanye West has always been one to subvert expectations, both as an artist and as a public figure. For over a decade he has zigged when expected to zag, always departing - to electronic music to punk aesthetics, and in the latest pivot to a messenger of God and a gospel artist. Jesus Is King has...
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Cardi B Is Coming to 'Fast & Furious 9'

Rev your engines, it’s about to get extra “okurrr” in here. Cardi B has officially joined the cast of Fast & Furious 9 , showing up for the last day of filming in the UK. The “Press” singer appeared in an Instagram video with the franchise star, Vin Diesel , explaining that they are both...
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Snoop Dogg Gets a Bouquet of Blunts for His Birthday

We’ve gotten flowers for our birthday before, but only Snoop Dogg gets a bouquet of blunts. According to TMZ , the rapper received an arrangement of 48 joints to celebrate his 48th birthday this weekend. Gifted to him by the folks at his weed company, Merry Jane , the present is the work of “...
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Nicki Minaj Is Married

Introducing Onika Tanya Maraj-Petty . Nicki Minaj has added a husband and a last name to her life, revealing in an Instagram post that she has married Kenneth Petty . The camera pans across the table, showing off the couple’s Mr. and Mrs. mugs and Bride and Groom hats, with a string of wedding...
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Ludacris Set to Mentor Students at Georgia State University

Ludacris is returning to Georgia State University, but this time as the artist-in-residence. The GRAMMY-winning star is joining the school’s Creative Media Industries Institute, to mentor students and lend his talents to the school where he studied music management 20 years ago. “Georgia State is...
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Soundgarden, Whitney Houston, Doobie Brothers Among First-Time Rock Hall Nominees

The class of 2020 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees are out, and it’s an eclectic list of artists. Nine of them are on the ballot for the first time: Dave Matthews Band , The Doobie Brothers , Whitney Houston , Motörhead , The Notorious B.I.G. , Pat Benatar , Soundgarden , T. Rex and Thin Lizzy...
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See the Massive 'Titanic' Ring Cardi B Got for Her Birthday

Offset went for some deep blue drip to celebrate the 27th birthday of his “Queen” Cardi B , landing on some Titanic -sized ice to honor the “Press” singer. The Migos rapper presented his wife with a plate, overflowing with rose pedals and two blinding pieces of jewelry this weekend. One of them was...
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Lil Kim Honored, J. Cole Wins Big at BET Hip Hop Awards 2019

Lil Kim came to crush the BET Hip Hop Awards 2019, shining like a mirrorball and shimmering on stage for a career-spanning performance. Alongside Junior M.A.F.I.A. and more, the “Crush on You” star rocked through a medley of her biggest hits. She was honored with the I Am Hip Hop Award , presented...
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What Are Drake and His Father Fighting Over?

Feuds in the rap game are nothing new, but rarely does it happen with your own father. After verbally punching past Meek Mill , Kanye West , and Pusha T – the latest beef for Drake comes courtesy of his Dad, Dennis Graham . During an interview with Nick Cannon for his radio show, Graham recalled a...
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Drake and Post Malone Introduce Us to 'Hot Daddy Winter'

“Hot Girl Summer” was one for the ages. An entire season dedicated to being us, our self-confidence rising with the temps, tempting us to be bold. We were unhandleable, and it was glorious. Now, as the mood gets spooky and a chill creeps in, who do we turn to? How about Drake and Post Malone ? With...
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