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The Weeknd Teases A Very Special Collab With an Old Friend

The Weeknd is teasing a posthumous collaboration with Juice WRLD that will bring a long-sought team-up to life. “Me and The Weeknd would make a diamond record…” The Weeknd tweeted on Tuesday night (Aug. 4), adding three prayer hands emoji to the throwback comment from Sept. 10, 2019, who died less than four months later […]

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Rapper FBG Duck Killed in Chicago Shooting

Chicago drill rapper FBG Duck was killed and two other people were wounded on Tuesday (Aug. 4) in what police are calling a targeted shooting. The daytime shooting took place in the upscale Gold Coast neighborhood when two dark-colored cars pulled up and an unknown number of gunmen stepped out and began opening fire around 4:26 […]

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Here's How Celebs Are Helping Out During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Since the coronavirus outbreak, cities around the country have urged self-isolation in order to help flatten the curve and reduce transmission, resulting in school shutdowns, layoffs, and a plummeting stock market. Now, celebrities are stepping up to help. In the entertainment industry, musicians have postponed and canceled tours, while events such as awards shows and […]

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DaBaby Drops 'Peep Hole' Music Video Alongside 'Blame It On Baby' Deluxe Album

DaBaby goes by “Billboard Baby” now, according to the intro track on the deluxe version of his Billboard 200 No. 1 album Blame It On Baby that arrives on streaming services today (Aug. 4). The chart-topping rapper’s latest braggadocious efforts come to life in his new music video for “PEEP HOLE,” which he released Monday (Aug. 3) ahead […]

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Tiffany Haddish Confirms Relationship With Common & Reveals They 'Got Tested For Everything'

Tiffany Haddish had already fessed up that she and rapper Common have been quarantining together, but in a new interview she said they’ve both been tested and they’ve been… getting very close. “I am in a relationship,” she told Steve-O on the latest edition of his Wild Ride podcast. Showing off her bald look — […]

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A Principal Flipped 'U Can't Touch This' Into a School Safety Anthem and MC Hammer Says It's 2 Legit

In the age of coronavirus MC Hammer‘s 1990 smash “U Can’t Touch This” has a whole new meaning. The keypad at the grocery story? Can’t touch this. Your face? Can’t touch this. Door handle at the bank? Can’t touch this. Water fountain at your high school? Definitely can’t touch that. Which explains why Dr. Quentin […]

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Kehlani Supports Sex Workers, Here's Why You Should Too

When Kehlani dropped the video for “Can I” a few days ago, she didn’t just deliver another NSFW clip for the Covid-era, she also sent a powerful and important message in solidarity with sex workers. In the video, Kehlani is shown watching various cam-girls and showering them with tokens to illustrate the fact that sex work is … well, work. The […]

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"Political Hip-Hop" No Longer Exists, All Hip-Hop Is Political

At a passing glance, it would appear that hip-hop has been defanged when it’s needed most. This is the most intense political era in living memory, and instead of rousing, politicized music from the genre that revolutionized rousing, political music, we’re mostly still getting more of the same hedonistic club bangers. Escapism is one thing… […]

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Alicia Keys & Swizz Beatz Celebrate 10-Year Anniversary: 'So True and Real and Genuine'

Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz have spent the weekend sharing their anniversary bliss on social media. The couple, who got married 10 years ago, gushed about their decade of love and marveled at how quickly the time has passed. “My love, you are my dream come true!!” Keys wrote to her husband on Saturday (Aug. […]

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Could J. Cole be Exploring a Career in the NBA? Master P Seems to Think So

Could J. Cole soon be hanging up his hat in the rap game for a career in the NBA? Master P certainly seems to think it’s a possibility. Last week, Cole and Puma dropped a commercial for the 35-year-old “No Role Modelz” rapper’s new signature sneaker line, Dreamer. In the 30-second spot, Cole is seen […]