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Eminem Almost Wrote A Song 'Dissing' Kanye And Drake

Posted 04.05.2014 | Entertainment

Eminem was this close to going the Kendrick Lamar route and slamming everyone who was getting under his skin. The rapper revealed during a recent radi...

Lil Wayne Says 'Tha Carter V' Will Be Last Solo LP

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 03.15.2014 | Entertainment

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lil Wayne said during an appearance at South By Southwest that he plans to make "Tha Carter V" his last solo album and that the...

Is Lil Wayne Quitting Music?

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 03.13.2014 | Entertainment

After multiple platinum-selling albums, dozens of chart-topping singles, and four Grammy awards, Lil Wayne's solo rap career may be finally coming to ...

Sorry, Slim, But Lil Wayne Is the Greatest MC Alive

Brian Penny | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Brian Penny

Unlike the classic debate over 2Pac or Notorious B.I.G. being the greatest MC ever, both Lil Wayne and Eminem are still very much in the game and cranking out hits, with each artist sitting on discographies of over 1000 tracks.

Veteran's Day Musical Magic: LA Rocker Brings Military Spouses in CAMMO on Stage at Hard Rock

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Lisa Kaas Boyle

What happened on stage that Saturday night in Hollywood, captured by photographer Billy Bennight and Alexandra's dad Rino Lee, on home video, was a spontaneous and brilliant burst of fireworks just in time for Veteran's Day.

Why Hip Hop NEEDS Drake

Amanda Seales | Posted 11.27.2013 | Black Voices
Amanda Seales

On "Nothing Was the Same" Drake does this even more successfully than on previous projects and helps to keep the hip hop album as a narrative vehicle as opposed to just a dumping ground for hyped up studio sessions

Lil Wayne Affiliate Arraigned On Sexual Battery Charges

AP | Posted 11.20.2013 | Black Voices

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Rapper Mack Maine has been formally arraigned on felony sexual battery and aggravated assault and battery charges in Oklahoma. Defen...

Lil Wayne Affiliate Charged With Sexual Battery

AP | TIM TALLEY | Posted 11.16.2013 | Black Voices

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahoma City prosecutors have filed felony charges against rapper Mack Maine following an alleged altercation with two women aboard ...

Lil Wayne Is 'So Ready' To Retire

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 09.10.2013 | Entertainment

Lil Wayne sat down with Katie Couric this week to open up about his time in jail, his family, and his battles with addiction for Couric's talk show "K...

Deion Sanders Jr.'s Meeting With Lil Wayne Being Investigated

Posted 08.24.2013 | Sports

After documenting his backstage meeting with Lil Wayne, SMU wide receiver Deion Sanders Jr. is reportedly being investigated by his college for any fu...

Flavor Flav Rips Jay-Z, Drake, Nicki Minaj

Posted 08.02.2013 | Entertainment

Flavor Flav has long established himself as a rapper, reality-TV star and restaurateur, but now he's taken it upon himself to be a music critic, too. ...

Drake Joins J. Cole In Apology For Autism Lyric

Posted 07.24.2013 | Entertainment

Just a few days after J. Cole apologized for a lyric about autism that many labeled offensive, Drake has stepped up to do the same. The two collaborat...

Rapper J. Cole Apologizes For Autism Lyric

AP | By CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 09.20.2013 | Entertainment

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rapper J. Cole is apologizing to those with autism and their families for an offensive lyric. Cole says in a blog po...

WATCH: Lil Wayne's Controversial Video Takes On 'Amerika'

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 07.16.2013 | Entertainment

Lil Wayne released the video for "God Bless Amerika" on Monday night, a clip full of images of Wayne's native Hollygrove, New Orleans. The community, ...

Teen Daughters Of Lil Wayne And Birdman Write Tell-All

AP | STACEY PLAISANCE | Posted 09.06.2013 | Teen

NEW ORLEANS — The teenage daughters of rappers Lil Wayne and Birdman are in New Orleans with their dads this weekend, but it's the girls who are...

Lil Wayne Pulls Controversial Flag Stomp From Video

AP | Posted 08.19.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Lil Wayne says he wasn't intentionally stepping on the American flag when shooting his latest video. Video of the rapper from his mu...

Lil Wayne Explains American Flag Stomp

Posted 06.18.2013 | Entertainment

Lil Wayne came under fire this week when a controversial video was released showing the rapper stepping on the American flag. A behind-the-scenes ...

Lil Wayne Stomps On American Flag

Posted 06.18.2013 | Entertainment

Lil Wayne's "God Bless America" video is causing controversy ahead of its release. Footage of Wayne stepping all over an American flag while shooting ...

Kanye West, Lil Wayne and the Misappropriation of Black History

Ernest Owens | Posted 08.17.2013 | Black Voices
Ernest Owens

Black history deserves to be regarded highly as well as we would anything else sacred in our society... let's please start treating it as such.

Hip-Hop Reappropriates Emmett Till

Travis M. Andrews | Posted 08.12.2013 | Entertainment
Travis M. Andrews

Superstars like Lil' Wayne using Emmett Till's name for credibility isn't new. Why Lil' Wayne lost his contract over this particular reference is simply a perfect storm of events.


Posted 06.10.2013 | Weddings

This newlywed knows how to get down! Groom Faheem and his groomsmen surprised bride Ahona with a choreographed dance to Jay Sean's "Down" at their ...

Nicki Minaj Returns To Stage She Was Insulted On

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 08.03.2013 | Entertainment

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — New York City radio station Hot 97 celebrated its 20th annual Summer Jam concert with young rappers who are dominating t...

Paris Hilton's New Job Will Make You Laugh

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 05.22.2013 | Entertainment

Good news for fans of real, quality music! Paris Hilton has signed with Cash Money Records and is working on a house music album that will supposedly ...

Future: Lil Wayne Brought Positive Energy To The Emmett Till Lyric

Posted 05.20.2013 | Black Voices

I never thought it would get so much attention. But I think overall with the whole situation, he did bring light in a positive way to what happened [t...

Media 'Black' Out?

Kian Brown | Posted 07.08.2013 | Black Voices
Kian Brown

I recently had an interesting conversation about black youth and why they're so angry. I've been working with young people for several years and have...