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Bulls Announcer Stacey King Drops 'Ooh, Kill 'Em' After Derrick Rose And 1

In his first game back in Chicago, Derrick Rose showed off some of his old moves with an incredible acrobatic finish in the paint.<p>Even better than the play itself was the call by Bulls announcer Stacey King, who paid tribute to Cousin Terio by dropping "ooh, kill 'em" during the call.

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Heat call out ex-Celts over Ray Allen

NEW YORK -- Come Thursday night, when the Miami Heat face the Nets for the first time since Brooklyn's league-shaking summer trade, LeBron James and …

Kendrick Lamar Steals Show With Diss Verse at BET Hip-Hop Awards

When video began circulating of Kendrick Lamar's performance at the 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards a few weeks ago, it was clear that the rapper would not …

From Diddy's crown to Bone Thugz N Harmony’s awesome performance, we rounded up the best moments from the BET Hip Hop Awards! Check them out here: http://hollywood.li/19QxHLD

New Music: Waka Flocka Flame “Ice Cream” (Gucci Mane Diss)

The much-publicized fallout between Waka Flocka Flame and Gucci Mane reaches new heights on “Ice Cream,” a diss track from Waka Flocka aimed at his …

Jay Z confronts hip-hop's middle age

"I can't hear you Manchester," yells Jay Z, and for a moment you fear he may have actually gone deaf. With an incredible racket coming from the crowd and stage, thousands of hands rising and falling as if in prayer and the man in black with a huge cross daubed on his back, this is hip-hop as a …

Watch: Pusha T and Kendrick Lamar’s video for “Nosetalgia”

Pusha T continues to hype the release of his major label debut, <i>My Name Is My Name</i>, with a video for “Nosetalgia”. Watch as he and Kendrick Lamar take …

Pusha-T and Kendrick Lamar: "Nosetalgia"

Pusha-T's new solo album <i>My Name Is My Name</i> is out on October 8. He's shared the minimal, black and white video for his collaboration with Kendrick Lamar, "Nosetalgia", which features the pair on a street in Kendrick's home turf of Compton. Watch it below via NPR Music.<p>Watch Kendrick perform "ADHD" …

Kendrick Lamar

New Music: French Montana Feat. Rick Ross, Diddy & Snoop Dogg “Ain’t Worried About Nothin’ (Remix)”

Not quite the lineup we were expecting, but French Montana delivers the official remix to his summer anthem “Ain’t Worried About Nothin’.” The Coke …

New Music: August Alsina feat. Chris Brown & Trey Songz “I Luv This Sh*t”

New Orleans R&B upstart August Alsina delivers some big names for his official “I Luv This Sh*t” remix. The original was featured on his latest …

Bun B Closes the ‘Trill’ Chapter

It’s the end of an era. Bun B, Houston’s prolific wordsmith and graduate of the UGK legacy, will drop the final piece to his <i>Trill</i> set on November …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Pusha T MNIMN Testimonial - Episode 3 - Birth of a Rapper

Chris Brown: 'It was the biggest wake-up call'

People who hate Chris Brown – and there are many – might sum him up as the bad boy of R&B, chiefly famous for beating up Rihanna. They would probably describe the singer as a former teen sensation who tried to cheat his way out of his community service sentence for the assault, two-timed Rihanna …

Alicia Keys Believes Aliens Are On Earth And Other Very Important Revelations

The fourteen-time Grammy winner explains her theory on extraterrestrials, her new alter-ego, her fear of heights, and much, much more.<p>Alicia Keys executive produced and composed the score for the new independent drama <i>The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete</i>, a passion project that so filled her …

Bun B Announces New Album ‘The Epilogue’

Bun B’s already put out one great project this year: the Rap Coloring and Activity Book, which you can help become the first ever coloring book to …

Cam’ron on Responding to Jay Z’s “Pound Cake” Verse: “I Just Named a Couple Facts” (Video) #Exclusive

Jay Z will forever be the master of throwing subtle jabs in his raps. It’s usually all in the spirit of hip-hop, and not really personal. He has name …

Papoose Reacts to Kendrick Lamar’s BET Cypher: “He’ll Never be Able to Shine my Shoes, Lyrically”

The 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards don’t air for another two weeks, but things have already heated up thanks to Kendrick Lamar. After a preview of TDE’s …

Jay Z – review

It's hard to shake the feeling that something might be missing at the first night of Jay Z's Magna Carter world tour. It's not wordplay, of course. The Magna Carter tour makes plain the pun on Jay's surname (Carter), merely latent on his most recent album, <i>Magna Carta Holy Grail</i>. "Minglin' in …

Pusha T: My Name Is My Name – review

Until Joaquin Phoenix denied it last week, Pusha T had been claiming that the Hollywood star had produced the opening track on his debut solo album. You wonder why he bothered, given the strength of his production team, among them Pharrell Williams and Kanye West, whose skeletal beat on Numbers on …

Diddy Obliterates Forbes' List Of Highest-Earning Hip-Hop Artists

And he's glad that Forbes got it right, telling the magazine, "You started learning how to count right, I see. Thank God!"<p>Sean Combs, AKA Puff Daddy/P.Diddy/Diddy, reeled in $50 million in the past 12 months, thanks to his Bad Boy record label, Sean John clothing line, Blue Flame agency, and …

Jay Z Teams With Barneys for Holiday Collection

Jay Z is doing his part to spread holiday cheer through a collaboration with Barneys. The rapper has partnered with the retailer for their annual …

New York Style

Monta Ellis was 'unhappy' in Milwaukee

Monta Ellis says he wasn't happy playing with the Bucks, and he's hoping a fresh start with the Mavericks will help his dipping efficiency numbers.<p>Contrary to this NBA BIG commercial starring a jovial Monta Ellis and Brandon Jennings in a take on 1970s sitcom "Laverne & Shirley," Ellis wasn't happy …

Raymond Felton Responds to Paul Pierce's Comments on Nets Taking over NYC

In one short year, the Brooklyn Nets and New York Knicks have elevated their rivalry to new heights. The battle for the city of New York has become ferocious, as the hatred between both NBA sides has become legitimate.<p>Knicks point guard Raymond Felton and Nets forward Paul Pierce have become the …

Brandon Jennings Gets Slapped in Face During Summer League Game

You know what's a real slap in the face when you're playing basketball? Actually getting slapped in the face.<p>Tensions run high when competitive basketball players take the court together, as Brandon Jennings found out the hard way during a recent Drew League game.<p>After getting scored on, the new …

Who Is Miami Heat's Biggest Threat to 3rd Straight Title?

With the Miami Heat coming off back-to-back championships, which team has the best chance of thwarting their three-peat chances?<p>In an improving Eastern Conference, several challengers stand in the way of the Heat accomplishing such a feat.<p>The first club that comes to mind is the Indiana Pacers. …

The Knicks would prefer you not turn their logo into a racial slur

Yeah, that was to be expected.<p>Appropriation of sports team logos is a pretty common t-shirt trope that, with a few notable exceptions, usually goes ignored by the teams themselves. If you do wish to draw the ire of a sports franchise with your brand-jacking, your best bet is to make it offensive. …

Magic Johnson Responds to LeBron James Not Including Him in All-Time Top 3

Earlier this week, LeBron James named his top three NBA players of all time, which included Michael Jordan, Larry Bird and Julius Erving. The first player left off of LeBron's list was Magic Johnson, and today Magic took to Twitter to address his No. 4 ranking.<p>Magic obviously respects LeBron's game …

SMU investigating Deion Sanders' son for hanging out with Lil Wayne

Is Deion Sanders Jr. backstage at a concert because his dad is famous, or because HIS STATUS AS AN SMU FOOTBALL PLAYER IS GETTING HIM UNFAIR PERKS?!?!?!?!?!<p>Rappers are apparently the scourge of the college football world.<p>We found out Tuesday that Snoop Dogg either did or didn't meet with Silas Redd …

Heat players allegedly lost money to con man

Former Heat guard Mike Miller is the only player publicly identified as a victim of the scam so far.<p>Alleged con man Haider Zafar ripped off former Miami Heat guard Mike Miller along with several other Heat players, according to Kathy Lynn Gray of the Columbus Dispatch.<p>Zafar is currently awaiting …