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How Being A Woman 'Absolutely Helped' This Rap Icon In Her Career

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 01.10.2017 | Home

Hip hop has long been criticized for its problem with women. Misogynistic lyrics, objectifying music videos, demeaning name-calling ― none of it is ...

#MakeLoveNotTrump: The Science Behind The Physical Damage Trump Causes In Your Brain (And How To Heal It)

Kellee Maize | Posted 10.27.2016 | Home
Kellee Maize

Generally I am a lover, not a fighter, but I’ve had beef with the American political system for quite some time, and I know I am not alone in my opi...

4 Money Lessons From Rapper Dee-1

NerdWallet | Posted 10.06.2016 | Home
NerdWallet

Most musicians give lousy financial advice. Whether it's Madonna's "Material Girl" or Puff Daddy's "It's All About the Benjamins," many give the impr...

This Is What Pitbull Thinks Of Donald Trump's Campaign

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 07.16.2016 | Home

Pitbull showed no love for Donald Trump on Friday when asked if he was backing the presumptive GOP presidential candidate. “I think the (Trump) camp...

WATCH LIVE: Wu-Tang's RZA Dishes On His Latest Project

HuffPost | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 06.10.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

HuffPost Black Voices Presents BARS, our weekly hip-hop show where we showcase some of the hottest up and coming spitters. This week RZA & Paul Banks ...

Being Yourself In The Coldest Rain On The Darkest Night In Your Black Windbreaker

Sidney Chase | Posted 04.19.2016 | Home
Sidney Chase

Virginia native McKinley Dixon has been in the game for a minute. He knows what he wants and he is passionate about prensenting himself authentically above all. McKinley is more than just a rapper or a hip hop connoisseur. He's somewhat of a Picasso, he's truly an artist.

Rapper Gaiaisi Shames Fur Wearing Celebs

Outspeak | Posted 02.24.2017 | HuffPost Live 321
Outspeak

Rapper/activist Gabriel Nadler aka Gaiaisi released his track You're Wearing WHO? to bring more awareness to the lives of animals that are murdered for the sake of vanity. Nadler calls out many celebrities who rock the fur style. Even celebs like Emma Stone, who have dogs themselves, have made a decision to wear fur covered hoods.

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

Melissa Mushaka | Posted 02.02.2017 | Home
Melissa Mushaka

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Minneapolis Hip Hop Artist GainesFM Releases New Album

Morena Duwe | Posted 01.27.2017 | Home
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 | Home

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

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

Roxane Assaf Lynn | Posted 12.15.2016 | Home
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 12.11.2016 | Home
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 | Home

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 will...

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

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 12.04.2016 | Home
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 | Home

Well, it finally happened. Wiz Khalifa has now reportedly been cited for public urination. No crap. We all knew it was coming eventually. The dude's ...

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

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 10.05.2015 | Home

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, writer, ...

Love & Hip Hop Hollywood: The Miles Effect

Kelsey Minor | Posted 09.15.2016 | Home
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

Harlem Rapper: CashFlow Back to Hip-Hop

Kelsey Minor | Posted 06.19.2016 | Home
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 06.04.2016 | Home

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 05.29.2016 | Home

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 05.27.2016 | Home

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 | Home

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 | Home

(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 | Home

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 | Home

(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...