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Rap is music. Music is a business. Like any business, trying to find the balance isn’t always simple but a conscious effort must be made. Discrimination not only extends between race, lifestyle and political values but it also occurs between genders.  The struggle for female rappers to break away from the misogynistic lyrics and images […]


Mike Posner recruited ladies man Lil Wayne for the remix of “Bow Chicka Wow Wow,” and the smooth talking guys have just released the light-hearted and silly video for the love-minded track. LISTEN: Jay Sean and Lil Wayne ‘Hit The Lights’ ‘Bow Chicka Wow Wow’ is the third single from Posner’s debut album ’31 Minutes to […]


Everyone is talking about it and now we finally have the official lineup of XXL’s 2011 Freshman Class, wherein the magazine picks the hottest up and coming MCs of the year. Hip-hop fans have been ablaze, discussing the list all over the internet and XXL has finally posted the brand new version of the cover […]

Last night’s 2011 NBA All-Star game at Staples Center was the exact definition of Hip-Pop. Rihanna and Justin Bieber exchanged ooh’s and aah’s, while Lil Wayne and his Young Money team rubbed elbows with Maria Shriver and her son, Christopher Schwarzenegger. PHOTOS: Lil Wayne’s Welcome Home Party While the NBA West All-Stars won the game, the […]

California police reported that 20-year-old Marco Negrete was arrested for stealing a laptop, Louis Vuitton bag, a wallet, and NBA All-Star game tickets from the set of Lil Wayne’s new video with South African singer Porcelain Black. The laptop was e


Some of our favorite hip hop artists are currently filming anticipated music videos, so it looks like we’re going to get a double dose of hot clips sometime soon! Eminem was spotted shooting ‘Space Bound,’ the latest single off his triple-platinum ‘Recovery’ album in Los Angeles with none other than porn actress Sasha Grey. It looks […]

Lil Wayne is the Facebook champion of the world as the ‘6 Foot, 7 Foot’ star broke the Guinness Book of World Record for the most Facebook ‘likes’ in 24 hours. Lil Wayne topped the cookie giant Oreo for the record when he got wind of what Oreo’s was trying to do. Lil Wayne put […]


Britney Spears just released her music video for ‘Hold It Against Me’ and while we love the track and the clip, we started listening to some of the lyrics a little more closely. We couldn’t help but smile over some of Ms. Spears’ breathy come-ons and coy flirtations. When Britney whispers ‘If I said I […]

Lil Wayne has suspended his Twitter account after an internet prankster hacked in and sent a number of questionable messages to his fans and famous followers. The rapper’s page is said to have been illegally accessed on Sunday (16Jan11), and a series of strange posts were subsequently sent out. The hacker sent rude messages to […]

Her name instantly makes you think about sex.  Minaj, pronounced ‘ménage’ leads you to believe that everything springing forth from her is titillating and sex tinged with the goal of causing men to lose blood flow to their brains.  We judge her just on that alone.  We think, ‘Oh, God. Not another one’.  Not another […]

Rapper Khia, most famously known for the ‘My Neck, My Back’ ghetto anthem that played in all the clubs in the hood years ago, has reviewed ‘Pink friday.’ Her verdict? ‘It’s WORSER,’ according to Khia, than the gaseous mix in her intestines. Khia, who joins Lil Kim in rebuking the Young Money star, says she […]