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The Game Wasn't Really Feeling Billboard's "10 Greatest Rappers of All Time" List, So He Made His Own

When <b>Billboard</b> dropped their recent <b>10 Greatest Rappers of All Time</b> list, there were a few noticeable (and quickly noticed) omissions. Though any given</b> …

Drake Shows Off His Dance Moves In the "Hotline Bling" Video

<b>Drake's</b>"Hotline Bling" is currently the No. 2 song on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, which makes it his highest charting single since "Hold On, We're …

Dej Loaf Hits the Roller Rink in "Back Up" Video Featuring Big Sean

This summer, Dej Loaf released her latest EP, <i>#AndSeeThatsTheThing</i>. Today, she's shared a clip for the Big Sean-assisted single "Back Up". Directed by Alex Nazari and filmed at Detroit's Royal Skate Land (a roller rink Dej frequented as a kid), the video sees the rapper busting out the Detroit Jit …

Rihanna Stars in a Sexy Cover Shoot for 'Vanity Fair'

Someone alert the Navy, because Rihanna has landed another major magazine cover.<p>The 27-year-old singer has been revealed as the star of <i>Vanity Fair</i>’s …

Erykah Badu Remixes Drake on "HOTLINE BLING BUT U CAINT USE MY PHONE MIX"

Erykah Badu has shared a new song called "HOTLINE BLING BUT U CAINT USE MY PHONE MIX" from her forthcoming mixtape <i>BUT U CAINT USE MY PHONE</i>. It's a remix of Drake's song "Hotline Bling" that was co-written by Seven Benjamin, her son with André 3000. Listen to it above.<p>An interlude in the song …

Flying Lotus, Shabazz Palaces, And Thundercat Formed A Super-Group

And recruited George Clinton for their first single.<p>Flying Lotus, Thundercat, and Shabazz Palaces announced today that they're joining forces as …

George Clinton

Kanye West Talks 'Swish,' Presidential Run, & Fashion - Rap-Up

Kanye West has a lot on his plate these days. In addition to designing sneakers and clothing, the hip-hop mogul is working on his long-awaited new …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Here's the Best Look Yet at Drake's Next "OVO" Jordans

Last month, Drake teased not one, but two colorways of "October's Very Own" Air Jordan VIIIs on his Instagram, and now we're finally getting a chance …

I Dare You To Listen To Kendrick Lamar's New Remix And Not Dance

If you loved Kendrick Lamar's <i>To Pimp A Butterfly</i> -- and, specifically, the opening track, "Wesley's Theory" -- then K. Dot's new track is for you.<p>For …

It Looks Like Jay Z Will Be Featured on T.I.'s Next Album

<b>T.I.</b> is currently working on his next full-length album, <i>The Dime Trap</i>, which will be his first project released as an independent artist after he …

Pitchfork Decides the Song of the Summer

<i>Photo by Matt Lief Anderson</i>__<p>Jessica Hopper:__ Since summer is officially done here in this hemisphere, we can weigh in--officially--on what was the Song of the Summer for 2015. I will leave parameters open, and acknowledge that any dominating "song of the summer" has likely been ramping up to do …

Kanye West's Album Is Still Called 'Swish' But Its Release Could Be Years Away

In a new interview with <i>Vanity Fair</i>, <b>Kanye West</b> leaves no topic unchartered from <i>Yeezy Season 2</i> to his new album to his now infamous Presidential …

25 Rapper Yearbook Pictures

Yes, that's right. The photo above is the yearbook photo for the one and only <b>Action Bronson</b>. Not only is that photo amazing—for obvious reasons—but …

Someone Photoshopped Kanye’s Head Onto His Daughter's Body And It’s The Best Thing You’ll See All Day

Kanye-ception.<p>H/T <i>HuffPost UK</i>

Photo Manipulation

The 13 Best Pop Songs About Women Masturbating

On New York radio show Zach Sang & the Gang, Carly Rae Jepsen recently admitted rather sheepishly that she wrote a song about "...it rhymes with contemplation" for her new album <i>E•MO•TION</i>, but within five minutes told co-writer Bonnie McKee, "'You know this isn't making my album right?" Jepsen …

Music

Kanye West, Grimes, the Weeknd, Haim, Lykke Li, Alice Glass, A$AP Rocky, More Star in Alexander Wang Campaign

Kanye West, Grimes, the Weeknd, A$AP Rocky, Haim, Lykke Li, Pusha T, Alice Glass, the Kills' Alison Mosshart, AlunaGeorge's Aluna Francis, the Gossip's Beth Ditto, Angel Haze, Jhene Aiko, and a number of other celebrities star in a new campaign for Alexander Wang. It's for his new collection of …

D'Angelo to Give First TV Interview in a Decade on "The Tavis Smiley Show"

<b>Update (1:47 p.m.)</b>: Below, watch a snippet from the interview.<p>Tomorrow night, D'Angelo's first TV interview in over 10 years will air on "The Tavis Smiley Show". It's the first of a two-parter, with the second installment airing Thursday. As well as 2014's <i>Black Messiah</i>, the interview will touch on …

Nicki Minaj to Open 2015 MTV VMAs - Rap-Up

The Weeknd, Justin Bieber, and now Nicki Minaj has joined the VMA lineup. The hip-hop superstar will open Sunday’s show.<p>Nicki is set to take the …

Music

Stop Dreaming About Rap Supergroups: It's Never Going to Happen

What—or rather, when—was the last rap supergroup? Supergroup, that is, as defined by consisting of three or more rappers who are not affiliated with …

These Weeknd x Pepe the Frog Memes Will Bring Joy to Your Life

<b>Original lyric:</b> “You belong to me/Every Thursday/I wait for you.” <b><br>Song:</b> “Lonely Star”

Drake and Serena Williams: Make-out Session at Dinner - Rap-Up

Video: Drake cheering on Serena at the Western & Southern open today in Cincinnati. pic.twitter.com/HUGzBlKMIf<p>— Word On Road (@WordOnRd) August 23, …

Cincinnati Masters

Tell Your Friends - The Weeknd

Director: Grant Singer<p>Producer: Nathan Scherrer<p>Composers: Abel Tesfaye, Kanye West, Christopher Pope, Carlo Montagnese, Carl Marshall, Robert Holmes, …

Music Videos

The Weeknd ft. Lana Del Rey - Prisoner : Must Hear Collaboration

Posted by: Jake Nixon on August 21st, 2015|Posted in: Bangin,Chill,|Tagged: indie,Lana Del Rey,R&B,The Weeknd,<p>Ahead of the release of <b>The</b> <b>Weeknd</b>'s …

Lana Del Rey

These Guys Taking Photos With Nicki Minaj's Wax Statue Really Have No Chill

Earlier this month, Madame Tussauds Las Vegas unveiled a wax statue of <b>Nicki Minaj</b> based around the rapper's "Anaconda" video.<p>It's fair to say the …

Jay Rock Details Album 90059

Jay Rock has shared two tracks from his new album <i>90059</i>—the title track and "Money Trees Deuce". The album's tracklist and artwork have now been revealed via iTunes. Guests include Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q, Ab-Soul, Busta Rhymes, SZA, Isaiah Rashad, and others. The listed release date is<p>August …

Thundercat Performs "Them Changes" With Flying Lotus on "Why? With Hannibal Buress"

Thundercat was the musical guest on the latest episode of Hannibal Buress' Comedy Central show "Why? With Hannibal Buress". Joined by his frequent collaborator Flying Lotus, he performed the <i>Beyond / Where the Giants Roam</i> highlight "Them Changes".<p>During the performance, he was also joined by Dennis …

Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Hip-Hop Songs of the 1990s

See who beat both Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G.<p>10<p>By<p>In the late Eighties, N.W.A kicked off a gangsta-rap revolution that launched the careers of the …

Earl Sweatshirt Performs New Songs

<i>Photo by Tom Spray</i><p>Earl Sweatshirt just released his latest album <i>I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside</i> earlier this year, but it looks like he's already got some new music in the works. During his performance at Low End Theory Festival in L.A. on Saturday, he performed some new stuff. Watch below …

Why You Should Know J.W. Anderson, the Groundbreaking Designer Behind What A$AP Rocky Wears in His "Jukebox Joints" Video

A$AP Rocky is one of the most fashion forward celebrities in the world, so it's natural that whatever he wears will be dissected. Rocky's choices are …