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PHOTOS: Lil Wayne Takes Son To NBA Finals | Posted 06.18.2012 | Celebrity

Rapper Lil Wayne spent Father's Day with his son, Dwayne V. The two took in the Miami Heat game and celebrated the day together....

LISTEN: Nicki Minaj Goes Off On DJ

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.05.2012 | Entertainment

Rap beefs can be unpredictable things. Jay-Z and Nas's rivalry buoyed hip hop for nearly a decade, the infamous West Coast vs. East Coast rivalry is b...

Black Music Month: Artists Through The Years

Posted 06.01.2012 | Celebrity

June is African-American Music Appreciation Month, according to President Obama, who last year designated the start of summer as a celebration for all...

The Evolution of YOLO

The Black Sheep Online | Posted 07.17.2012 | College
The Black Sheep Online

There are two lessons to be learned here. First, bad trends die. Hard. Whenever you decide to buy into one, expect to be made fun of in the near future. Second, YOLO is dumb. Everyone does stupid things.

G.O.O.D. Music's Dream Team

Sharief Easterling | Posted 07.01.2012 | Black Voices
Sharief Easterling

Quality rap music is few and far between these days but a union of this magnitude has endless possibilities. After getting a sample of the greatness on "Mercy" the whole word is patiently waiting for more of the classic material. From the looks of it Its gonna be a G.O.O.D. summer!

CRIME PLAYLIST: Musicians Who Did Hard Time

Posted 04.12.2012 | Crime

You've been charged with good taste in music. The only way to avoid hard time is to listen to this playlist. Jokes aside, between David Crosby's ni...

Lil Wayne Told To Cut The Grass Of Home On The Market

AP | Posted 05.18.2012 | Celebrity

KENNER, La. — Lil Wayne has been told to cut his grass. The Times-Picayune ( ) reports the rapper was cited for high grass and weeds at his 10,...

Lil Wayne Makes SXSW Appearance

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 05.16.2012 | Black Voices

AUSTIN, Texas — Lil Wayne was feeling inspirational while making an appearance at South By Southwest. Snoop Dogg admitted he was too high to not...

Ann Brenoff

PHOTOS: Inside Lil Wayne's Ridiculous New Waterfront Digs | Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.25.2012 | Miami

Don't count rapper Lil Wayne among those who would rather rent than own in today's housing market. After leasing this Miami Beach waterfront place for...

Slowing Down the Death March of Commercialized Hip Hop

Dr. Boyce Watkins | Posted 05.07.2012 | Black Voices
Dr. Boyce Watkins

While I stand as a man who is truly a fan of hip-hop, I personally argue that we should place boundaries on the messages that we allow artists (and networks) to give to our children.

State of the Rap Union: Bizarre Rules

Gideon Resnick | Posted 05.02.2012 | College
Gideon Resnick

Rap is no longer relatable to normal life. If people can't relate to tracks on Watch the Throne beyond their danceability, it only makes sense that their attention will turn towards brash, un-groomed rappers.

Big Change Coming For Grammys

AP | By NEKESA MUMBI MOODY | Posted 04.08.2012 | Entertainment

-- Grammy show producer Ken Ehrlich had considered putting dancing/electronica music into the ceremony in the past, but could never quite figure out ...

Lil Wayne's Surprising New Project

AP | Posted 03.13.2012 | Books

NEW YORK — Lil Wayne is offering a literary tour of his prison days. The million-selling rapper has signed with Grand Central Publishing, a div...

Weezy's Prison Stint Expected To Hit Book Shelves

Posted 03.13.2012 | Black Voices

Following his 2010 eight month prison stint in New York City's Rikers Island, Lil Wayne is gearing up to share his experience via his debut memoir, 'G...

Music Royalty Step Up To Help Romeo Santos Cross Over Into U.S. Mainstream

Posted 01.10.2012 | Latino Voices

If you haven't yet heard of Romeo Santos, you may definitely want to keep your eyes and ears open. Already referred to as the "Bachata King," the...

PHOTOS: Art's Best Bling

Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

Notorious B.I.G. once said "Mo money, mo problems," and no one knows this quite like the Medici family. The ruling patrons of 14th century Florenc...

WATCH: Hip Hop Icon Left His Heart In San Francisco

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.23.2011 | San Francisco

While pop-rap superstar Drake may hail from the great wintery north (aka Toronto), that doesn't mean his loyalties don't reside elsewhere. If the vide...

The Game's Insane, Offensive 'Martians Vs. Goblins'

Posted 12.22.2011 | Home

What's the difference between a martian and a goblin? And why would they ever go head-to-head? It's hard to tell in The Game's new video, "Martians vs...

Lil Wayne Marries: REPORT

Media Take Out | Posted 01.23.2012 | Celebrity just got wind of some EARTH SHATTERING news. Rapper Lil Wayne has reportedly gotten MARRIED to his longtime GF, Dhea....

SLIDESHOW: Which Celebs Are Giving Back This Thanksgiving?

Posted 11.23.2011 | Impact

'Tis the season to give, and a number of celebrities are making sure those less fortunate have a happy Thanksgiving. Fom Lil' Wayne to Ellen Degeneres...

Lil Wayne And Drake Scrap Joint Album

Posted 01.09.2012 | Home

The Lil' Wayne/ Drake collaboration Young Money/Cash Money CEO Birdman promised us is no more, Drizzy and Weezy confirmed to XXL magazine. It seems Yo...

Drake's Latest With Lil' Wayne

Posted 01.01.2012 | Home

Drake revealed the bonus cut off his forthcoming 19-track doozy of an album, Take Care, on Tuesday. "The Motto" is yet another collaboration with Lil'...

Highlights From Big Bang Forum Music Biz Conference

Jeff Pollack | Posted 12.20.2011 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

The Big Bang Forum, a gathering of top execs from the media, music, and digital space, had its fifth meeting this past Friday at a boutique hotel in S...

Are You Ready For Him?

Posted 12.21.2011 | Entertainment

"Last name, Ever, first name, Greatest." If Drake didn't have enought street cred for playing Jimmy on "Degrassi" for six years, then we would have th...

Lil Wayne, Eminem, Erykah Badu, & More Survive For GQ Mag's Rock Issue

The YBF | Posted 12.18.2011 | Black Voices

In a cover feature surrounding artists who have survived drug and addiction issues that all come with the rock star life (and some reveal how they sur...