The National Museum of African American Music honors Lil Wayne on 40th birthday

Lil Wayne has impacted music and  culture for more than 25 years. The incomparable, Grammy Award-winning rapper and business mogul celebrated his 40th birthday on Tuesday, Sept. 27. While he kicked off his birthday festivities in L.A. and partied with the likes of YG, Yella Beezy, Keith Sweat, Shannon Sharpe and several other notable celebrities […]

Drake planning 3-day music event in Toronto ahead of OVO Fest

Drake used Instagram to announce a three-day event, October World Weekend, which will take place between July 28 and 29, and on Aug. 1 at various venues in Toronto. It will see Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj perform in a Young Money reunion on Aug.1. Chris Brown and Lil Baby will take to the stage […]

Birdman incensed with Rick Ross for allegedly stealing his style (video)

Rick Ross has been ducking a lot past week as he has been put on blast for the second day in a row, this time by record label boss Birdman.  Cash Money co-founder Birdman, whose real name is Bryan Williams, claims that Ross swagger jacked his style and then used it to come up in […]

Why Gillie Da Kid called Rick Ross ‘goofy’ (video)

Gillie Da Kid issued a warning to music mogul Rick Ross: do not let Gillie’s name come out of his mouth again. The Philadelphia-born Gillie, who was born Nasir Fard, raged on his “Million Dollaz Worth of Game” podcast in response to a disparaging comment Ricky Rozay allegedly made about him on social media. This […]

Tiffany Haddish recruits Snoop and Lil Wayne for her new music (video)

Tiffany Haddish has added the title musician to her artistic repertoire that already includes comedian, actress and author. The Girls Trip star and author of the 2017 New York Times bestselling book, The Last Black Unicorn, chatted it up with TMZ about her children’s book follow-up memoir, Layla, the Last Black Unicorn, while being asked […]

Drake’s recent Instagram post has fans excited

Drake has hinted new music is on the way. The “God’s Plan” rapper recently took to his Instagram Story to share a snap from the studio, sparking speculation he’s working on his first new music since 2021’s Certified Lover Boy. The studio teaser comes after Nicki Minaj revealed she “discussed” having Drake executive produce her new album. The […]

Nicki Minaj says there ‘might be’ a female who could face her in a Verzuz

One of the greatest rappers of her generation could be featured in season three of Verzuz. Nicki Minaj recently went on Houston radio station KBXX 97.9 The Box and confirmed that people at the platform have been in contact with her. “They were talking to me about it,” Minaj said. “If it’s going to be […]

Cordae cracks the code on his latest release

Rapper Cordae is a generational talent and it’s clear while he is walking in his purpose, he is just scratching the surface. His latest offering From a Bird’s Eye View is a concept album that allows Cordae to speak on subjects from outside of his purview. From a Bird’s Eye View is presented to the listener […]

Lil Wayne’s bodyguard pressing charges against him

Lil Wayne’s former bodyguard wants the rapper prosecuted for allegedly assaulting him and then pointing a high-powered machine gun at him in his Hollywood Hills home. The unidentified ex-security guard originally called the police and told them that he did not want to press charges. No word on what precipitated his decision to now follow […]

Feds explain why they won’t prosecute cop who shot and paralyzed Jacob Blake

Federal prosecutors announced on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, that they won’t file charges against a White police officer who shot Jacob Blake seven times in the back in Wisconsin last year. Officer Rusten Sheskey shot Blake, who is Black, during a domestic disturbance in Kenosha in August 2020 that left him paralyzed from the waist […]

Ashanti returning to acting with 2 new films (video)

R&B songstress Ashanti had the world sharing her magic earlier this month when she mesmerized listeners with her smooth vocals and assisted her Murder Inc. brother Ja Rule in his Verzuz battle with Fat Joe. Now the “Foolish” hitmaker is set to make a return to acting and will star in and produce the upcoming […]

‘BMF’ star Kash Doll shares exciting news

Kash Doll shared exciting news with her followers on Instagram. The rapper feels “so overwhelmed with joy” about expecting her first child, and she has thanked God for “blessing” her with a baby. She wrote on Instagram: “The Lord just keep on blessing me! Look it’s a baby in there and today it’s the bmf […]

Birdman explains why he kissed Lil Wayne on the mouth

Some hip-hop fans have always questioned whether Birdman’s relationship with Lil Wayne was a father-son situation or a romantic one. Nearly two decades after photos of them kissing each other on the mouth went viral internationally, Birdman finally puts the matter to bed in his interview with REVOLT TV’s “Big Facts” podcast.  The Cash Money […]

Lil Wayne explains why he attempted to kill himself at age 12

Lil Wayne is the latest major celebrity to give voice to the pervasive mental health dilemma that plagues America and was exacerbated during the pandemic. The hip hop heavyweight explained his own teenage turmoil to former NFL player and current sports show host Emmanuel Acho on the latter’s YouTube series, “Uncomfortable Conversations with Emmanuel Acho.” […]

Chance the Rapper launching ‘Books & Breakfast’ event for Chicago youth

Chance the Rapper has always promoted peace in his city. Taking another step forward to uplift his community, the “Blessing” rapper is launching a free literacy event in the Windy City for the summer called Saturday’s Books & Breakfast. Chance the Rapper teaming up with educator and author Bri McLean for the heartfelt endeavor. “We […]

Prince Ink went from behind bars to writing bars about the injustices he faced

Prince Ink has stamped himself as the voice of the incarcerated, using his rap platform to express the injustices he faced while in prison. Prince Ink’s self-defined “stir-crazy” sound helped him realize that what was meant to break him, set him down the path to pursue his artistry and be the voice of the voiceless. […]

Nivea talks of being pimped out by her manager and many other horrors (video)

Songstress Nivea delivered a devastatingly heartbreaking testimonial of her life and career while visiting Kandi Burruss’ “On That Note.” This included being pimped out by her manager and how Lil Wayne got her and actress Lauren London pregnant at the same time. Nivea also revealed how her depression and addiction got so bad in her […]

DaBaby unveils summer collection with fashion brand boohooMAN (photos)

DaBaby has entered the fashion arena and has joined forces with global online retailer boohooMAN to create an exclusive summer collection. According to Men’s Fashion Magazine, the menswear collection was co-created by the “Suge” rapper via virtual meetings with the Manchester, England-based retailer. The 100-piece, limited edition run, includes track suits, jerseys, and t-shirts as […]