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Queer Rap is Not Queer Rap

<i>Photo by Erez Avissar</i><p>How are we supposed to talk about "queer rap", if at all? Is it a scene? A genre? A burgeoning movement? Or, perhaps none of the above? Is this just a case of a handful of incredibly disparate artists unwittingly (some unhappily) being grouped together for the sake of the …

DJ Khaled, Tyga & Peter Rosenberg To Select Forbes 2015 Hip Hop Cash Princes

Forbes is set to unveil its second-annual Hip Hop Cash Princes list Tuesday (March 31).<p>This time around, the business publication is doing things a …

Rap & Hip-Hop

That Was Fast: Ray J Signs Back On For ‘Love & Hip Hop Hollywood,’ But On New Conditions

Source: Mathew Imaging / Getty<p>Viewers of the popular <i>Love & Hip Hop Hollywood</i> can rest easy, as <b>Ray J</b> will be coming back for next season after …

Love & Hip Hop

Masta Killa Evaluates Lil Wayne, Drake & Nicki Minaj

Lil Wayne, Drake and Nicki Minaj represent a new face of Hip Hop crews. This look is much different than the classic crews such as the Wu-Tang Clan, …

Behind the Harlem Store that Outfits Hip Hop Royalty

After outfitting the Notorious B.I.G. for his funeral and dressing NBA stars like LeBron James, Guy and Sharene Wood are breaking out with a retail shop meant for the celebrity in every man.<p>Harlem Haberdashery is a two-year-old retail shop with a backstory that reads like a Grammy Awards …

Rap & Hip-Hop

DJ Rashad Hayes's Artists to Watch for in 2015

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Hip Hop Photo Exhibit Coming To New York Museum

Diehard fans of way-back-when hip hop are in for a treat this year. That is, if you’re in New York. <i>Hip-Hop Revolution</i> which will be housed in the …

Rap & Hip-Hop

(Im)mortal Men: Kendrick Lamar, Tupac Shakur, And The Pimping of Butterflies

<b>“I want to be somewhat of an ambassador, internationally, for my generation. Not just for young black males, but for my generation as a whole.” –</b> …

​legendary london hip hop record store announces performances at its new pop up

Deal Real returns from 18th April, and Novelist, Little Simz, Kano and co will be there to play out.<p>From 2002-2007, Deal Real off Carnaby Street was the independent hip hop record store where you could catch intimate performances from the likes of Kanye West, Amy Winehouse, Mark Ronson, Mos Def, …

Nitty Scott MC On The Beauty Of Struggle

Nitty Scott MC laughs in the face of adversity. Better yet, the flower child’s determination mirrors the tenacity of a rose blooming in the …

Ludacris Recalls Drake Beef On "The Breakfast Club"

Ludacris stopped by Power 105.1 The Breakfast Club today (March 27) to address a wide range of topics, including his forthcoming album, <i>Ludaversal</i>,</i> …

The 25 Best Hip-Hop Instagram Pictures Of The Week

This week on Instagram, <b>Meek Mill</b> and <b>Nicki Minaj</b> shared a more intimate side to their relationship, <b>Kanye West</b> spent some quality time with his …

Blake Lively Pits Ryan Reynolds Against Burt Reynolds in Flaw-Free Instagram

It's Reynolds vs. Reynolds.<p>Ryan Reynolds tweeted a photo of himself, Friday, wearing his full face-and-body <i>Deadpool</i> costume (from the upcoming <i>X-Men</i> spinoff), while reclining romantically on a bearskin rug in front of a roaring fireplace. And if you thought his pose looks an awful lot like that …

Box Office: Rihanna, JLo Power DreamWorks 'Home' To $15.6M Friday

That’s more like it, Mr. Katzenberg…<p>I was pretty grim about the box office prospects for DreamWorks Animation's <i>Home</i> in my “box office” portion of my mixed-positive review. I promised a Mea Culpa if the film ended up being a big hit, but frankly I didn’t think I’d have to offer one this soon. I was …

Jessica Alba Designs the Chicest Diaper Bags for The Honest Co.

Jessica Alba is a mom of three. Well, if you're counting her daughters Honor and Haven, and The Honest Co., the baby brand that she's nurtured since …

15 Temporary Tatts to Rock All Festival Season Long

Tattoos are cool and all, but they’re<p>kind ofreally permanent. If you aren’t looking to be tatted up for the rest of your life, but are still on the market for a little ink to spice up your look, try out temporary tattoos. No, we’re not talking about the (slightly tacky) ones you got when you were …

Affair Español

On Thursday evening, the Frick Collection added a vibrant pop to the New York social scene with its annual Young Fellows Ball, this year sponsored by Lanvin. The theme of the evening was “A Dance at the Spanish Court,” and guests took this to heart in selecting their fanciful attire, carrying fans …

Kim Kardashian Is Back In Black

<b>Coltrane, Ellar</b><br>The <i>Boyhood</i> actor signed a modeling contract. Well that took long enough.<p><b>Ford, Tom</b><br>The fashion designer-turned-director revealed that he’s working on a film project with George Clooney. Unfortunately, Mr. Amal Alamuddin will not be starring in the movie, he will just be producing</b> …

Kim Kardashian

Kevin Bacon thinks everyone is trying to kill him in 'The Following' spoof

Apparently Kevin Bacon has been on <i>The Following</i> long enough to actually believe there are serial killers everywhere. Or so this spoof of the …

Apple Watch, Shmapple Watch. Here’s A Watch That’s Full Of Ants!

Assume, for sanity’s sake, that this isn’t an April Fool’s joke. If we begin our exploration of the Ant Watch on that basis we are able to suspend, for a moment, our disbelief and consider deeply and truly the madness of wearing a watch full of ants on your wrist.<p>And that is just what this is: a …

The Children of ISIS

On the day he planned to make his sacred journey, or <i>hijra</i>, to the Islamic State, 19-year-old Mohammed Hamzah Khan woke up before dawn at his house in …

Who Should—And Who Shouldn't—Take Vitamin D

Does your diet need a little extra D? For researchers, it’s one of nutrition’s most vexing questions. “It’s the wild, wild west,” says Dr. JoAnn …

7 drugstore beauty buys the pros are obsessed with

cult-classics you can actually afford<p>Professional makeup artists: Always using really expensive, fancy products you can only by in Paris or Singapore, <i>amiright?</i><p>Actually, that's a common misconception—and it isn't even close to true. The pros pick their products first and foremost based on how well …

Bright and Easy: Pasta Recipes for Spring

Bursting with color, from single shades to the full spectrum, each of our spring pastas is a lavish treat for the eye, yet still super-simple to pull together.<p>Create a colorful yet minimal palette with emerald-green arugula. The peppery greens do double duty: First, they’re blended with garlic, …

20 Egg Dishes to Cook Up for Easter Brunch

With all of the candy that we’re sure to consume throughout the day, digging into an Easter brunch that won’t spike your blood sugar is a great way to go. Start your Easter celebration off with one of these 20 egg-cellent dishes and you’ll surely be satisfied for hours. Serve up a bowlful of fruit …

Drake to curate music for Sotheby's art show

In what is totally not a ploy to attract hip young and/or rich art collectors, Sotheby's is recruiting Drake for an exhibition of black contemporary artists. The art brokers has tapped the <i>I</i><i>f You're Reading This It's Too Late</i> rapper to curate the soundtrack for its new show in New York this …