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MTV's New TRL Is The Seven

Roger Catlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Roger Catlin

Once MTV was the captain of all things cool and about kids. But The Seven seems a little tired and borrowed.

FarmVille Wizard

Robert Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Robert Brenner

MRS. WALKER: I'm worried about Tommy. FRANK: What's wrong with him? MRS. WALKER: He's been so withdrawn lately. He just sits in his room playing with his computer all day.

2.1 Million Dollar Cars, Black People and Bleak Futures

Morris W. O'Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Morris W. O'Kelly

Hip hop artist and CEO Birdman has been criticized in recent days for what some see as promulgating the negative stereotypes commonly associated with the Hip Hop genre.

"Money Talks": A Playlist For The Financial Reform Debate

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Right now is the time for real financial reform. Come to think of it, right now is actually way too late for real financial reform. Still, better now than not now, right?

Rising Star Jaicko Releases Debut Album "Can I"

Michelle Edgar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michelle Edgar

"Can I" fuses pop with Caribbean style and offers a powerful introduction to this singer with a number of feel-good, radio-friendly songs perfectly suited to take over everyone's Songs of Summer playlist.

Lil Wayne Lands Observation Aide For Suicide Watch Gig In Prison

inmate observation aide for suicide watch | By Wil Cruz | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Lil Wayne has had an unlikely "Rebirth" in jail - helping fellow inmates on suicide watch. The "Lollipop" rapper, who was locked up on a gun charge l...

New York's LOSERS Of The Week (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York is full of winners... and of losers. Each week HuffPost New York will be praising those who ended up ahead and calling out those who fell beh...

Lil Wayne Caught Hiding Contraband In Jail

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Lil Wayne's efforts to keep up the beat behind bars have gotten him in trouble in jail, an official said Thursday. The Grammy Award-...

Jay-Z: Death to Tune Transformers, Hates on T-Pain's Music Helper

WSJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A brand of software invented to make sure singers hit the right notes in the recording studio, Auto-Tune has been re-purposed by many acts to transfor...

Rapper's Rap Sheets: A History Of Hip-Hop And The NYPD

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

After a couple of false starts, Lil Wayne was sentenced to a year in jail earlier today. The hip hop star was immediately taken away in handcuffs t...

Lil Wayne Set To Be Sentenced... Again

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — After saying goodbye on concert stages and online video streams, Lil Wayne had nothing to add as he was sentenced Monday to a year in...

Lil Wayne and the state of Black America

Dr. Johnny Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dr. Johnny Benjamin

We must realize that exposing our children to information contained in books and museums is far more beneficial than most anything that they are likely to encounter on television, radio or online.

Lil Wayne Prison Hearing Postponed AGAIN Due To Courthouse Fire

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Lil Wayne was ready Tuesday to go to jail, but his court date went up in smoke. While the rap star was heading to his sentencing aft...

Lil Wayne Expected To Start Yearlong Jail Sentence

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Lil Wayne may be a self-professed gangsta with the gunshot wound to prove it, but he's made plenty clear how he feels about doing tim...

Working With Margaret Cho (Video)

Ben Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Ben Lee

At the eleventh hour of the recording process, the comedian Margaret Cho texted me saying she had an idea for one final song on the album: it would be about Lil Wayne.

Hip Hop Star Lil Wayne To Be Sentenced In Gun Case Today

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — After rap star Lil Wayne spent months bidding farewell to his fans and his freedom, what loomed for him Tuesday was a dental chair, n...

Grammy Awards - Music on Life Support

Luke Crampton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Luke Crampton

To give you an idea of how dire the proceedings were, perhaps the best music of the evening was the lilting cover version of the Church hit, 'Under The Milky Way' in the Lincoln car commercial during the break.

Chris Johnson Shows Off Lil' Wayne Gift (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Chris Johnson has a new plaque to hang at his house, courtesy of rapper Lil' Wayne. The Titans running back hinted yesterday that he received a gift f...

Lil Wayne Gets February Jail Date

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Lil Wayne heads to court in February for sentencing in his New York gun case, just days after his next album comes out. The rap star...

New Lil Wayne Documentary: One of Hip-Hop's Best

Brandon Perkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brandon Perkins

By subtitling entire mixtape verses -- DJ drops sometimes included -- the New Orleans lyricist Lil Wayne is put on a pedestal that was once reserved only for Bob Dylan and John Lennon. And why not?

"Move On Up": An Uplifting Playlist for Dow 10000

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Prosperity is not simply just around the corner; it's all over this playlist. Here's to sticking around for the rising.

Ten Records That Made This Cruddy Decade a Little More Bearable

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

The ten records that made my decade may not be the most cutting-edge or most obscure or significant of groundbreaking. But they're mine, and I love 'em all passionately. Here's my soundtrack to the decade of "Mission Accomplished."

HuffPost Reviews: Snoop Dogg, Timbaland, Clipse, and Chris Brown, Plus an Interview With Papa Roach on World Hunger Year

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Welcome to Snoopworld, where Chevys still are bouncin', would-be gangstas still kind of prowl the streets (albeit it's a new generation), explicit-isms flow like 40 oz. beer, and tempos best not harsh anyone's mellow.

Ratification of the Magna Carter: Is Jay-Z the Greatest Rapper Alive?

Barry Michael Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Barry Michael Cooper

Shawn Corey Carter, aka Jay-Z, is at a crossroads in the continuous ascent of his vertically integrated career. He's been both passenger and conductor on the Jigganational Express.

"I Am A Rock": A Playlist for Senator Joe Lieberman

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Rather than complain about your deluded belief that failing to be elected vice president somehow makes you president or God, I'm here to help you with some totally boss tunes to remind you how to work and play better with others.