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Kanye West Buys His Childhood Home in South Chicago

Kanye West has bought his childhood home in Chicago’s South Shore neighborhood, according to a WGN real estate report. According to the permit, West plans to spend an additional $60,000 for renovations, on top of the $225,000 sale price. That’s a lot of money for most people in today’s climate. But it’s loose change to the recently crowned billionaire who dropped $14 […]

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Daft Punk to Score Dario Argento's New Movie

Daft Punk will be scoring Dario Argento’s new movie, Occhiali Neri, which translates to “Black Glasses.” The Italian director revealed the news in a recent interview with Repubblica, which comes courtesy of The Film Stage. “They are my admirers, they know all my cinema,” Argento said of Daft Punk. “They heard from French friends that […]

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TLC's T-Boz Celebrates 'Quarantine 50th Birthday' on Billboard's Instagram

T-Boz spent part of her 50th birthday celebrating with Billboard readers. TLC‘s Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins checked in on her big day by taking over Billboard‘s Instagram Stories, where she uploaded several video clips from home on Sunday (April 26). “We are gonna spend some time together,” she sang in her first update. “Today is my […]

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Ty Dolla $ign Mourns the Loss of His Grandmother With Heartfelt Note

Ty Dolla $ign is paying tribute to his late grandmother. The rapper penned a letter on Instagram in honor of his beloved “goggie.” “My goggie passed this morning,” he wrote alongside a photo of her. “With out her there would be no me ! Thank ya for everything from just being my grandma helping raise […]

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Kanye West Is Now a Billionaire, Thanks Mostly to His Yeezy Sneaker Brand

It’s official: Kanye West is now a billionaire. Over the years, West’s finances have remained mostly a mystery. But now, Forbes reports that the rapper-turned-footwear mogul has an estimated net worth of $1.3 billion. West can attribute his entry into the billionaires club to his lucrative sneaker company, Yeezy. The sneaker brand — which is […]

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Nas Is Working on a New Project With Hit-Boy

Nas revealed he has a lot of new music lined up, including a project with Hit-Boy. On the occasion of the Universal Hip Hop Museum and Mass Appeal’s Hip-Hop Loves NY benefit event on Friday, the Queens native spoke with DJ Ralph McDaniels. When asked if he’s got anything in the works he responded, “It’s some projects going on. One of them—I […]

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Vinson Fraley Is in Perpetual Motion | Highsnobiety

Vinson Fraley‘s enviable digital footprint mostly consists of videos and photos of his dancing. He moves in a way that can be best described as technological; he was programmed to be a dancer. Most creatives treat their social media like portfolios, so that’s no surprise, but otherwise, he doesn’t seem to share much of himself […]

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Travis Scott & Kid Cudi Drop New Track "The Scotts"

Travis Scott and Kid Cudi have surprise dropped a new song called “The Scotts.” The track debuted during Travis’ Astronomical Tour Fortnite concert and has since been released with official visuals and KAWS cover art. The duo also teased another track yesterday, and fans are begging for a collaborative album. Travis dropped the track near the end of his in-game performance, […]

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Juice WRLD’s Powerful Posthumous Release ‘Righteous’ Is Here: Stream It Now

Less than six months after his untimely passing, Juice WRLD’s posthumous release “Righteous” has dropped. On the anthemic “Righteous,” we hear the rising star rhyme on addition, glamour and spiraling mental health. On it, he raps: “All white Gucci suit, I’m feeling righteous/ I know that the truth is hard to digest/ Five or six […]

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How to Watch 'Hip Hop Loves NY' Benefit Concert With Wu-Tang Clan, Nas, Ice-T & More

Hip-hop heavyweights will (remotely) come together Thursday (April 23) for a coronavirus relief benefit concert to help out the heavily impacted state where the genre was born. The Universal Hip Hop Museum (UHHM) curated the event that media outlet Mass Appeal will present this evening from 6  to 9 p.m. ET. Nas, Ice-T, Wu-Tang Clan, Chuck […]