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Hip-Hop Artist G-EAZY Spills on His Motivation Secrets and Successfully Having a Sold Out World Tour!

Melissa Mushaka | Posted 02.03.2016 | Entertainment
Melissa Mushaka

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Minneapolis Hip Hop Artist GainesFM Releases New Album

Morena Duwe | Posted 01.27.2016 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Gaines' connection with Smith changed the trajectory of his career as his music began to fall into place like pieces of a puzzle.

Rapper Mos Def Arrested At South African Airport

Associated Press | Taryn Finley | Posted 01.15.2016 | Black Voices

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- The American entertainer commonly known as Mos Def has 14 days to leave South Africa after he was arrested for violating local i...

Don't Say Michael Jackson. "Don't Say You Love Me" is B. Howard's Hit

Roxane Assaf Lynn | Posted 12.16.2015 | Entertainment
Roxane Assaf Lynn

It says enough that Beverly Hills pop artist Brandon "B." Howard has just released a single that's in the top 20 on Billboard magazine's dance song ch...

Remy Ma Back for REDEMPTION

Kelsey Minor | Posted 12.16.2015 | Entertainment
Kelsey Minor

UPDATE: VH1's hit series "Love & Hip Hop: New York returned for season six Monday night (12/14) ranking as the highest rated season premiere of a real...

T.I. Will Star In A+E Networks ‘Roots’ Remake

XXL | Taryn Finley | Posted 12.04.2015 | Black Voices

T.I. was casted for A+E Networks’ Roots remake. Tip will be featured in the finale episode of the four-part miniseries, Variety has learned. He...

Happy Birthday, Jay Z! Celebrate With 10 of Our Favorite Quotes

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 12.04.2015 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

Jay Z (aka Shawn Corey Carter) turns 46 today. The talented rapper, record producer, entrepreneur, dad to Blue Ivy and husband of Beyoncé has shared ...

Wiz Khalifa Was Caught Taking A Whiz, Cited For Public Urination

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.11.2015 | Entertainment

Well, it finally happened. Wiz Khalifa has now reportedly been cited for public urination. No crap.  We all knew it was comi...

Childish Gambino Blew Us Away With His Cover Of This Classic R&B Hit

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 10.05.2015 | Black Voices

Donald Glover, sometimes known by his rap name Childish Gambino, has proven yet again that he is a man of many talents. He's also a comedian,&nbs...

Love & Hip Hop Hollywood: The Miles Effect

Kelsey Minor | Posted 09.15.2015 | Entertainment
Kelsey Minor

There was some chatter on the blogs about two gay cast members joining the cast of Love and Hip Hop all summer long but it wasn't until the premiere and that kiss between Miles and Milan that viewers knew for sure that the season was going to be like no other season, moreover, no other franchise of Love and Hip Hop

Judge Refuses To Dismiss Murder Case Against Suge Knight

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 07.15.2015 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge ruled Tuesday that Marion "Suge" Knight should stand trial on murder charges even though a key witness — one of the men...

Harlem Rapper: CashFlow Back to Hip-Hop

Kelsey Minor | Posted 06.23.2015 | Entertainment
Kelsey Minor

Do you remember where you were in the fall of 2002? How about this, do you remember the movie "Brown Sugar" with Sanaa Lathan and Taye Diggs? What about that famous line "When did you fall in love with hip hop?"

Widow Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Suge Knight, Dr. Dre And Ice Cube

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2015 | Black Voices

June 4 (Reuters) - A widow has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Marion "Suge" Knight, accusing the rap mogul of carelessly striking and killin...

Suge Knight Hires Michael Jackson Ex-Attorney In California Murder Trial

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2015 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES, May 29 (Reuters) - One-time rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight formally changed his attorney on Friday in the murder case against him, brin...

Suge Knight Refuses To Attend Court Hearing On Robbery Charges

Reuters | Posted 05.29.2015 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES, May 27 (Reuters) - Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight refused to leave his jail cell to attend a court hearing on robbery charges on Wednes...

Suge Knight Hopeful Floyd Mayweather Will Help Pay Bail

Reuters | Posted 06.30.2015 | Black Voices

By Dana Feldman LOS ANGELES, April 30 (Reuters) - A Los Angeles judge declined on Thursday to lower the $10 million bail for one-time ...

Judge Orders Rap Mogul Suge Knight To Stand Trial For Murder

Reuters | Posted 06.16.2015 | Black Voices

(Updates with Knight sent to hospital) By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES, April 16 (Reuters) - A Los Angeles judge on Thu...

Witness: 'I Will Not Be Used To Send Suge Knight To Prison'

Reuters | Posted 06.13.2015 | Black Voices

By Daina Beth Solomon LOS ANGELES, April 13 (Reuters) - A key witness in the hit-and-run murder case against Marion "Suge" Knight told...

Aspiring Rapper Gets Life Sentence After Rap Lyrics Used As Evidence

REUTERS | Nate Raymond | Posted 04.03.2015 | Crime

(Reuters) - An accused New York City gang member was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for a slew of violent crimes, including three murders, af...

David Lohr

Bullied Eyewitnesses Blast Rapper's Wrongful Conviction, Join Family In Plea For New Trial

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.16.2015 | Crime

HAMMOND, La. -- In 2001, they say, they were bullied into silence or forced to lie in court to help prosecutors wrongfully convict a 22-year-old rap a...

David Lohr

Prosecutor Used Hip-Hop As A Weapon To Convict Mac Phipps

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 08.18.2015 | Crime

ST. TAMMANY PARISH, Louisiana -- As he lies at night in his cell at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center, McKinley "Mac" Phipps can hear the words of his be...

Suge Knight Collapses In Court After Judge Sets Bail At $25 Million

Reuters | Michael Fleeman | Posted 03.25.2015 | Black Voices

(Reuters) - A judge set bail on Friday at $25 million for Suge Knight in a murder case, agreeing on the amount requested by prosecutors who had descri...

Rising Stars of Rap: Pearls Negras

Crane.tv | Posted 03.11.2015 | Arts
Crane.tv

Long gone are the days where women were merely background accessories to rap videos. "Women can handle rap too, we're standing up for women's power."

Watch Lil Jon Take Shots At This Year's Coachella Lineup In The Best Way

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.07.2015 | Comedy

Lil Jon just took shots, shots, shots, shots, shots, shots at everybody! The 2015 Coachella Lineup has been getting some backlash online over the q...

Watch Nas React To Seeing An Ancestor's Bill Of Sale Into Slavery

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 11.06.2014 | Black Voices

During Tuesday's episode of PBS' documentary series "Finding Your Roots," rapper Nas was shown a devastating document from the past: a paper receipt f...