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Kanye West Says He's "Definitely" Running for President

West talks his 2020 plans and calls Ben Carson "the most brilliant guy" in an interview with 'Vanity Fair.'<p><b>Kanye West</b> "definitely" is running for …

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Hip-Hop

Teyana Taylor's Kanye West-Produced Album Headlines Hip-Hop's New Releases This Week<p>Aaron Williams 06.20.18 18 hours ago<p>Ukelele Player Einer Bankz Is Hip-Hop's Unlikeliest New Star<p>Cherise Johnson 06.20.18 20 hours ago<p>XXXTentacion Leaves Behind A Complicated, Tragic Legacy<p>Trying to make sense of …

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Hip-Hop Cash Kings 2015

Dr. Dre is still riding high from the sale of Beats, but with his lump sum payday in the rearview mirror, he cedes his cash crown to someone else. Read on to discover the 20 top-earning hip-hop acts in the world.

Kanye West's VMA Speech Exposed A Heartbreaking Truth About Black Artists

This was the realest he's ever been.<p>Kanye West is a complicated man, and last night he made what is perhaps his most complicated speech to date. A true Gemini, West is a study in contradictions. At one moment he's throwing up a middle finger to the world, and in the next he's revealing that he <i>needs</i> …

The Best Dressed Hip-Hop Stars of the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards - XXL

The MTV Video Music Awards have always been an awards show to take fashion risks. From flaunting emerging trends to making a political statement to …

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Hip Hop Album Sales: Dr. Dre, Future & Meek Mill

Dr. Dre remains the highest selling Hip Hop album on the Billboard Top 200. N.W.A remains highly ranked at the #9 spot, but Eazy-E and Ice Cube’s …

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Paid In Full: are hip-hop producers being exploited?

A growing number of producers are complaining about being ripped off by rappers and groups who aren’t giving them payment or credit for their work<p>Earlier this week a producer named DVLP announced he was suing Cash Money Records co-founder Baby for not paying him for his beats, including for artists …

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Rihanna Surprises Audience at Kanye West's Concert and Crowd Literally Loses It

I've never meant "literally" so literally.<p>Kanye West was a last-minute replacement for Frank Ocean — what's going on, Frank?! — at last night's FYF Festival in Los Angeles, and he did <i>not</i> disappoint. He played a set of classics, and at the end, it turned into high-energy one-minute renditions of …

Watch the 5 freshest hip hop clips of the week

<b>A$AP Rocky feat. Joe Fox & Kanye West – ‘Jukebox Joints’</b><p>The biggest hippie in hip hop takes another psychedelic journey in his latest clip.<p><b>Boosie</b> …

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Drake Ghostwrote For Lil Wayne, Karrine Steffans Says

Karrine Steffans says that Drake ghostwrote for Lil Wayne.<p>“Wayne told me that Drake had written some things for him,” Steffans says to VladTV. “I was …

Dr. Dre: "I've Never Considered Myself A Rapper"

Dr. Dre celebrated the release of his third studio album, <i>Compton: A Soundtrack by Dr. Dre</i> and the release of the N.W.A film <i>Straight Outta Compton</i> on …

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The decline of “urbanwear” as the uniform of hip-hop, and the rise of rap couture

Rap and hip-hop have long been obsessed with fashion as a status symbol. But in the 1980s and 1990s, the brands rappers focused on weren’t quite like the ones they’re obsessing over now. Back then, Dr. Dre was wearing baggy jeans and flannels by Cross Colours, the Notorious B.I.G. was rapping about …

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Obama won't make Kanye West release his next album no matter how badly fans want him to

West hasn't released any new music since his single "All day" hit airways five months ago, and people are getting antsy.<p>So in anticipation of his next album, one fan attempted to give West a little push. He started a petition on the White House's "We the People" site on Wednesday.<p>"Kanye West has …

Did Eminem And Dr. Dre Inspire This Kanye West Dis Track?

Would you ask someone to insult you? Kanye West apparently did just that when he urged CyHi The Prynce to pen an Eminem-inspired Yeezus dis track.<p>As …

Master P Weighs In On Lil Wayne & Birdman Beef

Master P says that he hopes Lil Wayne and Birdman can make amends.<p>“The advice I give Lil Wayne and Birdman is that y’all made money together,” he …

Brave Brothers crosses international borders to collaborate with hip hop artist YG

JTBC unveiled a preview clip ahead of the newest episode of 'Knowing Brothers', coming up on May 19!With this week's guests Girls' Generation's …

System of a Wu-Tang: Meet AcHoZeN, RZA's New Supergroup

When The RZA and Shavo Odadjian first linked up nine years ago, they had no master plan. After all, it’s not exactly an obvious collaboration. …

New Music: Papoose – 'Michael Jackson' (Feat. Remy Ma & Ty Dolla $ign) | HipHop-N-More

Papoose seems to be on fire right now. After releasing some solid songs from his upcoming album <i>You Can’t Stop Destiny</i> in the past few weeks, he’s …

5 urgent new mixtapes you need to download and crank

Every day, dozens of free rap releases hit the Web. These are the moment’s most interesting and resonant. This week, giants dispense leftovers, while …

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Air Jordan 8 “Three Peat” (Photos & Release Info)

Jordan Brand is going to continue to shake up the sneaker world this year with this upcoming release. Just in time for the start of the 2015-16 NBA …

YG Clears Instagram Account Save Semi-Nude Photo Sporting Medical Bandages

YG cleared his Instagram account, other than one photo of him in a seemingly reclined position and wearing what appear to be medical bandages.<p>The …

Puff Daddy Offers 50 Cent A Lifetime Of Ciroc For His Birthday

The jabs between 50 Cent and Puff Daddy have continued this week, with Puff offering the Queens, New York rapper a lifetime of “superior ultra …

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Epic video of Kanye West caught headbanging to music while wearing headphones goes viral again

We all know Kanye West loves his music, but we wouldn't expect to spot him on a flight headbanging to tunes with his headphones on.<p>The Bound 2 rapper …

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Kanye West's Movement Is More Than Music

The success of the Yeezy 350 Boost signals the rise of Kanye the Creative.<p>We're damn near halfway through summer, and Kanye West still doesn't have a bonafide hit. The tender "Only One," West's first of several recent Paul McCartney collaborations, came, made listeners eyes water, and slipped off …

Freddie Mercury reacts to Kanye West's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' cover

Kanye West’s headlining performance at Glastonbury Festival last Saturday was eventful to say the least. In addition to getting interrupted by a …