On this day in 1995, LL Cool J released one of his most popular albums, entitled Mr. Smith.   https://twitter.com/TheLaunchMag/status/932969308543741952 Before he was the Grammy’s go-to host or an award winning actor, LL was one of the kings of the rap game and an O.G. to so many of the rappers we call GOATs today. […]

https://www.instagram.com/p/Ban3OlejJuB/?taken-by=vh1scaredfamous   There aren’t many shows that the Internet genuinely likes right off bat, but VH1’s new show Scared Famous changed the game. The the thrilling show, presented and hosted by Redman, features 10 reality stars competing in horror themed challenges inside a haunted house in Savannah, Georgia for a $100,000 prize.   https://www.instagram.com/p/BaoHMPXjQkB/?tagged=scaredfamous   Black […]

The Kardashian/Jenner clan just can’t seem to catch a break this year. After being dragged on social media multiple times and hit with various lawsuits, Kendall Jenner just added another suit to her collection. According to TMZ, the model’s company is being sued for selling T-shirts with the image and likeness of Tupac, Biggie and […]


When Whitney Houston’s biopic aired on Lifetime this year, many people felt like the movie didn’t do the late singer justice. Now, Houston will return

Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine have given the world tons of amazing music through the years, and now the two are able to celebrate their success by covering WIRED Magazine. The dynamic Apple and Beats duo cover the mag for their September issue, where they discuss a slew of topics including Beats’ success, the state […]

Two months ago, the Hip-Hop community lost a gem by the name of Chinx. Prior to his death, Chinx was working on his album Welcome To JFK, which will be released on August 14th. Check out his new banger “Yay” here. [Miss Info] Eric Sermon recruits Method Man and Redman for his new single “Clutch” off of his upcoming […]

Idris Elba has landed himself another major movie role, and this time, he’s taking things into outer space. The Mandela actor has been cast for the new, upcoming Star Trek Beyond film, and it was announced through an unconventional promo video with the rest of the cast on board. [The YBF] Alex Trebek seems to be a pretty […]

South By Southwest has come to a close and as we recuperate, we’d like to take a look back at some of the coolest things that happened down in the Lone Star State. If you weren’t able to make it, take a look at the experience through the eyes of GlobalGrind. 1. We got to […]

There have been over 100 episodes of the iconic MTV Cribs show. The greatest MTV Cribs episode features Redman: in 2001, the rapper showed off his two-bedroom house in Staten Island; the house was a mess, one that didn’t have a screen door. Well, for its Retromania week, MTV decided to revisit Redman’s house again to see how […]