Snoop Dogg Says Hip-Hop Can Finally Accept an Openly Gay Rapper
Veteran rhyme-slinger Snoop Dogg says that hip-hop is ready for an openly gay rapper. In an interview with the Associated Press (via HipHopDX), the West Coast native feels that fans are becoming more receptive to people’s differences.
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 “an abbreviat…
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 creating songs that are po…
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.
Rihanna Breaks Her Toe, Posts Injury on Twitter
Ouch! Rihanna lost her footing and broke a toe while vacationing in France.
Usher’s Stepson Kile Glover Has Died After Being Removed From Life Support
We have some very sad news to report. Usher‘s stepson Kile Glover has died Saturday morning (July 21) after doctors removed him from life support. The 11-year-old child’s mother, Tameka Raymond, was by his side and struggled with the decision, according to TMZ.
Rita Ora Says Next U.S. Single Will Be ‘Radioactive’
Rita Ora has already made a big splash in the United States with ‘R.I.P.’ and ‘How We Do (Party),’ and she’s now prepping to her release another song before her debut album ‘ORA’ hits stores. During an interview with Cleveland’s 96.5 KISS FM, the 21-ye…
Pitbull May Be Headed to Alaska Walmart After Hometown Campaign Fails
It’s looks like Pitbull will have to swap his swim trunks for a winter coat because he could be headed to Alaska. Thirteen days ago, a Walmart contest on Facebook began which promised to send the international rapper to the “most-liked” store in the United States. This prompted an online prank to se…
Kanye West Says His Music Is ‘Perfect,’ Is the Beethoven of Our Lifetime
Kanye West had another one of his infamous outbursts at a concert event recently. While the rap superstar was performing ‘Flashing Lights’ at his show in Atlantic City, N.J., he spazzed out about how the tabloids write false stories about him.
Tupac Shakur Hologram Wins Top Prize at Cannes Advertising Festival
Tupac Shakur may be gone, but he’s still winning awards. Actually, his hologram won the prestigious Titanium and Integrated Lions Award at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. The event, which is a neighboring awards ceremony to the Cannes Film Festival, honors achievements i…
Snoop Dogg’s Son Cordell Broadus Catches Football Scholarship From UCLA
Snoop Dogg‘s son, Cordell Broadus, is one of the top dogs in high-school football, and if everything goes to plan he could be headed to a top university after he graduates in 2015. Although he just finished his freshman year at Diamond Bar High School, Broadus has received a scholarship offer …
Chris Brown Believes That Hip-Hop Is Dead
Chris Brown has the rap forums abuzz over remarks he made about hip-hop in an interview with Fuse TV (spotted at Complex). The R&B crooner believes that hip-hop is dying off as a brand (or genre) because of its lack of marketability and profitability.