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Dr. Dre has responded to his wife’s divorce petition, revealing they have a prenuptial agreement in place. Nicole Young, 50, filed paperwork to end her marriage to the rapper — whose real name is Andre Romelle Young — last month after 24 years, citing irreconcilable differences, and she is seeking spousal support and a division…

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50 Cent has been given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The “Candy Shop” hitmaker was honored with his very own star on the famous sidewalk in Los Angeles on Thursday, Jan. 30 2020. And to celebrate the special occasion, his close pal Eminem gave a moving speech in which he dubbed the…

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Kanye West is working on a new album. The 42-year-old rapper only released LP Jesus is King late last month but he’s already back in the recording studio, making a follow-up record with Dr. Dre. West shared a photo of himself and Dre on Twitter on Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, and wrote: “Ye and Dre Jesus…

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Can there be a more ignominious downfall for the legendary and equally infamous record label Death Row? Can there be a more fitting caricature for the once menacing music company that engineered a music revolution called “gangsta rap” than to be now owned by a toy company? Death Row, which at its peak boasted a…

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Snoop Dogg doesn’t care about record sales. The 47-year-old rap star is one of the world’s best-selling musicians, but at this stage of his career, Snoop has insisted he doesn’t judge himself by how many albums he sells. “I love the way that good music feels. Even if it ain’t mine, I just love how…

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Dee Barnes made a name for herself during the late-1980s and early ’90s as a rapper and host of the hip-hop show, “Pump it Up.” But after a vicious encounter with Dr. Dre in 1991, Barnes’ career stalled and she struggled for decades to find employment. She eventually became homeless, staying with different friends who…

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In November of 2018, Anderson  .Paak helped to wrap up a year of great music with the release of Oxnard. Oxnard was a highly anticipated release and enlisted the assistance of heralded and legendary producer Dr. Dre. The involvement of Dr. Dre provided Paak a spotlight that increased his fan base but in some ways shunned…

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53-year-old rap mogul Suge Knight — who recently accepted a plea deal for the 2015 manslaughter of a man — believes Dr. Dre hired two men to kill him, leading to the events that led to the death of Terry Carter at Tam’s Burgers in Compton, California. The feud between Suge and Dre stems back…

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Eminem quietly dropped a bomb on the culture with his new album Kamikaze, his best work since the 2004 album The Eminem Show. The lyrical onslaught being displayed on Kamikaze will have people wondering if Eminem is on a deliberate career suicidal crash taking on so many critics at once, especially as a veteran emcee approaching 46 years…

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It’s apparent that the influence of G-funk is not only on the West Coast but also global. There are big names who have left their legacy and are continuing to make an impact in the music industry and beyond. This is why it’s only right they get recognized for the classics they’ve contributed and ingrained…

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Move over, Diddy … er Brother Love … er Puff Daddy … or whatever moniker you designate yourself these days. The man who has always called himself Jay-Z has dethroned Sean Combs as the world’s richest hip-hop heavyweight, according to the latest list from Forbes. Combs had maintained a death grip on the top spot…

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O’Shea Jackson Sr. tells The Players’ Tribune that he’s known two geniuses in his life. The co-founder of the 3-on-3 pro basketball league, BIG3, Ice Cube says, “The first time I saw Kobe [Bryant] play, he started out on the damn bench. I spent the first half yelling at Del Harris. “It was Kobe’s rookie year, early…

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