Tyga Brings the Heat in Tulisa’s Beach Party-Themed ‘Live It Up’ Video
British singer Tulisa is getting the party started right with her summertime video ‘Live It up’ featuring Young Money rapper Tyga. The song, produced by hitmaker Rico Love, will hit the iTunes store on Sept. 9.
Warren G + Game Remember Nate Dogg in ‘Party We Will Throw Now’ Video
Veteran G-Funk producer Warren G pays homage to his late friend Nate Dogg with his new video ‘Party We Will Throw Now.’ The clip was released on Aug. 19 on what would have been the late crooner’s 43rd birthday.
Azealia Banks to Drop ‘Broke With Expensive Taste’ Album in February 2013
With all of these magazine covers you would think that Azealia Banks is releasing her debut album real soon. Sadly, that’s not the case. The pop vixen announced on Twitter that she will release her new LP ‘Broke with Expensive Taste’ in the first quarter of 2013…
Kid Rappers Snacking Up Views with ‘Hot Cheetos & Takis’ Viral Video
Kids do the darnest things. For the school-aged rap group Y.N. Rich Kids, they have created a viral hit with their video ‘Hot Cheetos and Takis.’ The song is the collective’s junk-food anthem for their favorite corner-store snack.
The clip has garnered over 700,0…
The clip has garnered over 700,0…
Azealia Banks Talks Abusive Upbringing in Dazed & Confused Magazine
Azealia Banks maybe pop music’s newest “It” girl, but the young superstar had it rough growing up in New York. In her recent cover story for Dazed & Confused magazine, the ’212′ rapper opens up about her abusive childhood.
Nicki Minaj Cancels Weekend U.K. Gigs Due to Strained Vocal Chords
It’s looks like Roman is taking a holiday. After a hectic touring schedule, Nicki Minaj canceled her weekend U.K. concerts at the V Festival in England so she can rest her vocal cords.
Chris Brown Unveils His Mechanical Dummy Apparel Line on Twitter
When Chris Brown is not making ladies swoon, he is hard at work with his new apparel line for his lifestyle brand Mechanical Dummy. The entrepreneurial crooner recently unveiled his new line of activewear from his budding clothing entity.
Chris Brown ‘Bombs Away’ Track Leaks Online
We haven’t heard much from Chris Brown since the release of his ‘Fortune’ album. On Friday (Aug. 17), an unfinished track called ‘Bombs Away’ was leaked online. The song is your typical dance-floor burner that Breezy is known for, but with …
2 Chainz Remembers His Late Father in Interview
It looks like 2 Chainz is set to have his first No. 1 as his album. ‘Based On a T.R.U. Story is on track to sell over 130,000 copies this week according to Billboard. But the Atlanta rapper says his newfound success is bittersweet because his father died just weeks before the album hit stores.
Sean Kingston Drops ‘How We Survive’ Feat. Busta Rhymes
Sean Kingston is back with a new song as part of his new weekly music series “Feed the Streets,” in which he drops new music every Thursday. To help kick off his series, he grabs fellow yardie Busta Rhymes for the song ‘How We Survive.’
T.I. Shows You How He Hustles Then and Now in ‘Go Get It’ Video
You could say that T.I.‘s rise in the rap game is a true rags to riches story. So for his latest visual for ‘Go Get It,’ the self-proclaimed King of the South gives viewers a contrast between the opulent life he’s living now to the ‘hood life he once…
Cee Lo Green to Sing NFL’s ‘Thursday Night Football’ Intro
Are you ready for some football! Pop crooner Cee Lo Green plans to tackle the NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football’ intro song.
Lil Wayne Drops ‘No Lie’ Freestyle, Delays ‘Dedication 4′ Mixtape
Lil Wayne was supposed to drop his Dedication 4 mixtape on Aug. 14, but he changed his mind at the last minute. What gives?
Beyonce’s Rep Answers Back to Harry Belafonte’s Criticism of Not Being Socially Responsibl…
Beyonce‘s camp released a list of the R&B queen’s charitable contributions to the media in response to Harry Belafonte’s criticism that she and her hubby, Jay-Z, are not socially responsible. An e-mail was sent to the Wall Street Journal, which contained…
Jay-Z’s Made in America Festival to be Turned Into a Concert Film
Jay-Z‘s star-studded Made in America music festival reportedly will get the big-screen treatment. The rap mogul has teamed up with ad executive Steve Stoute, producer Brian Grazer and director Ron Howard to create a concert film about the festival, which takes place in Philadelphia on Sept. 1 …
Chris Brown + Drake Hit With $16 Million Lawsuit Over New York Nightclub Brawl
Chris Brown and Drake are being sued by W.i.P. nightclub for $16 million stemming from their champagne-throwing brawl in June, which left several people injured. Greenhouse, owners of the popular New York club, filed the lawsuit on Wednesday (Aug. 15) in Manhattan Supreme Court, according to the New…
See the Track List for Michael Jackson’s ‘Bad 25′
The estate of Michael Jackson has unveiled the track listing to its ‘Bad 25′ anniversary deluxe box set. The three-CD plus DVD collection, which arrives in stores on Sept. 18, is in commemoration of the original album’s release 25 years ago in 1987.
Alicia Keys Announces Hot New Album Title ‘Girl On Fire’
Alicia Keys is feeling hot! Hot! Hot! The R&B songbird took to her blog on Tuesday (Aug. 14) to announce the title of her new album, which is called ‘Girl on Fire.’ In her open letter to her fans, a rejuvenated Keys says she’s locked in the studio creati…
Rick Ross Flosses Lavishly in ‘Amsterdam’ Video
Rick Ross talks of living the extravagant life on his songs and with his new video for ‘Amsterdam,’ the “Berry Gordy to the streets” shows off his luxury mansion and big-boy toys that only the rich could afford. The visuals come courtesy of DRE Films…
Azealia Banks Is Looking Fierce on the Cover of Spin Magazine’s ‘Look’ Issue
Well looky here! Azealia Banks looks dazzling on the cover of SPIN magazine’s “Look” issue with the teaser line, “The Wild Style of Pop’s Fierce New Face.”
DJ Khaled, Kanye West, Rick Ross Get Trill in Haunting ‘I Wish You Would / Cold’ Video
DJ Khaled gives us a two for one special with video for ‘I Wish You Would / Cold’ featuring Kanye West and Rick Ross. Directed by Hype Williams, the six-minute-long clip will make you dizzy because of the very, very shaky camera shots of Khaled, Yeezy and Rozay in a brick-layer…
B.o.B + Nicki Minaj Take You Behind the Scenes of their ‘Out of My Mind’ Video
We all know that rappers B.o.B and Nicki Minaj have crazy skills on the mic, but the duo are taking it to the next level in their video for ‘Out of My Mind.’ The song is one of the standout tracks on Bobby Ray’s second LP ‘Strange Clouds.’
Kid Cudi Releases Introspective Track ‘Just What Iam’
It looks liked Kid Cudi is back on his rap grind with his just-released track ‘Just What Iam.’ It’s a personal track of sorts with longtime collaborator King Chip (aka Chip Tha Ripper) chipping in (excuse the pun) with a dope guest verse.
DJ Khaled + Rick Ross Brings the Heat to RESPECT. Magazine Cover
Forget about Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones, DJ Khaled and Rick Ross are the real men in black. The two Miami rappers are gracing the cover of the latest issue of RESPECT. magazine. The cover line reads, “Miami Heat: Hits, Hard Work & The Hunger For More.”
Missy Elliott + Timbaland Not Participating In Aaliyah Posthumous Album Says Manager
Contrary to previous reports, Missy Elliott and Timbaland are not involved in the posthumous Aaliyah album. Missy and Timbo’s manager issued a press release (via Billboard), stating they “will not be participating” on the Drake and Noah “40″ Sh…
50 Cent Disses Kanye West’s ‘Perfect B—-‘ Kim Kardashian
50 Cent is known for being honest, but he may have been a too forthcoming with his comments about hip-hop’s newest “It” couple — Kanye West and Kim Kardashian. The hip-hop toughie gave an interview with XXL Magazine and offered his opinion about KimY…
Azealia Banks Dazed & Confused Magazine Cover Banned Outside of the U.S.
Not only is Azealia Banks a controversial figure in the social-networking community, she also is raising eyebrows overseas with a risqué Dazed & Confused magazine cover. According to the U.K.’s The Telegraph, the mag’s August issue has been banned in se…
Kanye West Records Music in Hawaii With Kim Kardashian, Delays ‘Cruel Summer’ Album
Kanye West and his perfect, um, girlfriend Kim Kardashian was spotted in Hawaii Kai on the island of Oahu, engaging in their daily exercise of walking together. The couple were dressed all in black and sweating it out on the tropical island.
2 Chainz + Drake Make History on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart
At this moment, 2 Chainz and Drake are the kings of the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. That’s no lie. No lie, no lie, no lie-ee-i-ee-i.
Missy Elliott Not Informed About Upcoming Aaliyah Project
It seems like everyone knows about the upcoming posthumous Aaliyah album … except for Missy Elliott. The veteran rapper who has collaborated with the late songbird seems to be out of the loop when it comes to the project that Drake and his producer Noah “40″ Shebib are co-executiv…