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Rick Ross Sounds Off On Gay Rappers

Posted 02.15.2014 | Gay Voices

Rapper Rick Ross sounded off on claims that hip-hop music was actually becoming less inclusive of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) co...

If Rappers Were Copywriters

Simon Goetz | Posted 02.02.2014 | Comedy
Simon Goetz

I'm selling dope, straight off the iPhone. Are you saying that you're actually selling drugs using your iPhone? We ran it by Marketing and they love your energy, but insist the copy is way off brand.

7 Most Ridiculous Products Ever Endorsed By Rappers

www.uproxx.com | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

Where would hip hop be without grandiose commercialism? Hip hop may not have always been about excess but that's been its current status for the last ...

Rappers Heading To North Korea To Become Famous

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 11.09.2013 | World

Two Washington, D.C. rappers are readying themselves for a trip to North Korea in the hopes of becoming famous. Rappers Pacman and Peso, whose rea...

Miley And Joan Of Arc Together?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.06.2013 | Religion

Miley Cyrus and Joan of Arc? Well, there's a pair you probably never expected to see together, let alone rap battle each other. It's pretty c...

Rapper: Miley Cyrus 'Attempted To Twerk, But She Didn't Really Twerk Properly'

AP | JOHN CARUCCI | Posted 10.22.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — New Orleans hip-hop artist Big Freedia is twerking his way to TV screens. The openly gay rapper, a representative of th...

Rap Video Sends Powerful Message About Stop And Frisk

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.16.2013 | New York

Controversial New York City laws permitting the use of stop-and-frisks have ignited controversy, raising concerns over racial profiling and privacy v...

Da'Quan Goes To Harvard, Hilarity Ensues

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.15.2013 | College

Harvard University should've known no library could quiet down Da'Quan, an actor/rapper/back-up vocalist/choreographer/motivational speaker. Da'Qua...

Rappers Are ALWAYS Introducing Themselves

Posted 12.15.2013 | Comedy

By now, it's become a cliche for rappers to kick off a song by introducing themselves by name (and, on occasion) what they're here to say). But Slackt...

Actress/Rapper Elyse Levesque Talks About Sci-Fi Cons and New Short 'Fruitcake'

Ilana Rapp | Posted 11.30.2013 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Canadian-born Elyse Levesque is a down to earth stunning beauty who you'll recognize from TV's Stargate Universeand Cedar Grove. She currently took on the Producer's hat and is working on a short film called Fruitcake.

What Rapper 2 Chainz Eats for Breakfast

Bon Appetit | Posted 09.11.2013 | Taste
Bon Appetit

We'd probably eat a lot worse if we went to bed at 7 a.m. most days.

Russian Granny Notices Rapper Has An Erection.. And Laughs

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.11.2013 | Comedy

That street rapper is getting really "excited" about his verses, and this nana calls it like she sees it. For all of you wondering, she said somet...

Guy Finds USB Drive In Apple Store, Everyone Wins

Sarah Barness | Posted 09.03.2013 | Comedy

It was just an average day at work for a San Franciscan Apple Store employee, when suddenly, and without warning, he came across a shining light. No, ...

Rappers Bragging About Their Jewish Laywers

Posted 10.08.2013 | Comedy

What's the one thing no rapper would be caught dead without? Legal representation from a member of the Jewish persuasion, of course. Check out thi...

Rapper SLAMS New Dad Kanye West

Posted 07.01.2013 | Celebrity

There's one person who's not getting a present for North West. Kanye West's friend and collaborator, rapper T-Pain, said that he has no desire to ...

How Obama Played the Hip Hop Community

Erik Nielson | Posted 08.11.2013 | Black Voices
Erik Nielson

There was something remarkable about seeing rappers pledge their support to a mainstream presidential candidate, especially given the history of antipathy between national politicians and hip hop.

Jason Collins' Coming Out Is 'Opening Doors For People'

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 05.07.2013 | Gay Voices

Rapper Lil Wayne, who is a huge basketball fan, recently spoke in favor of NBA center Jason Collins coming out during an interview with MTV. The "...

Snoop Lion Alters Opinion On Gay Rappers

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 05.16.2013 | Gay Voices

The former "D-O-Double-G" has been very vocal lately about his support of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. During an inter...

Rapper Eve Returns With New Album 11 Years Later

Shira Lazar | Posted 06.15.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Grammy Award-winning rapper Eve is making her big comeback on the music scene with Lip Lock, her first new album since 2002's Eve-Olution. She stopped by to chat about working on the new tracks, major collaborations, and what on Earth she's been up to for the past decade!

Hip-Hop Icon Says Rappers Are Less Homophobic Than Before

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 05.20.2013 | Gay Voices

Hip-hop icon, philanthropist and all-around mogul Russell Simmons sat down with Robert Wolf to discuss his business ideals, the U.S. government and so...

An Interview with Mahbod Moghadam of Rap Genius

Guy Cimbalo | Posted 04.14.2013 | Small Business
Guy Cimbalo

Feuding with Zuck, calling out the NY Times, and groupie love In 2009, after a day spent debating the meaning of a Cam'ron lyric, three Yale undergra...

On Wormholes

Michael Molina | Posted 04.06.2013 | Comedy
Michael Molina

To escape this excruciating task of spending time with reality, we turn to dregs. Many dregs are portals to alternate universes, where, like in the best science fiction, only one small change to our world produces a new and exciting frontier.

Rapper Azealia Banks Calls Rap 'Tacky'

Posted 12.29.2012 | Entertainment

Rapper Azealia Banks has some harsh words for the music that made her famous. In an interview with Hypetrak, Banks called rap "unladylike" and "tacky"...

WATCH: Big Sean Gets Guap In Detroit

Posted 12.18.2012 | Detroit

In his song "Guap," rapper Big Sean gives a typical Detroit greeting of "What up doe." And the Motor City hip-hop star continues shouting out his home...

The School Of Rhyme: The Most Educated Rappers

The Huffington Post | Treye Green | Posted 11.28.2012 | Entertainment

It's easy to write off today's rappers as nothing more than self-taught entrepreneurs and moguls whose strongest skill is their ability to spit clever...