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Nicki Minaj Disses ‘L&HH’s Cardi B Over ‘Dumb’ Freestyle Rap — Report

Are we front row and center for another Nicki Minaj rap feud? Well Nicki reportedly slammed Cardi B’s new freestyle rap that she dropped on March 28, …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Honoring The Best Hip Hop LP’s: OutKast - ATLiens

It’s hard to imagine Antwan Patton and Andre Benjamin as anything but household names. In contrast to their current fame, 1996 saw them low on cash, …

Gucci Mane Watches Nicki Minaj Ride an Inflatable Unicorn In "Make Love" Video

Meek Mill lost.<p>Just a day after signing a new contract with coveted modeling agency Wilhelmina International, <i>The Pinkprint</i> rapper Nicki Minaj now struts her stuff in this new music video for “Make Love.” Featuring Gucci Mane, you’ll find the Atlanta rapper watch on as Minaj gets cozy with a unicorn …

Gucci Mane

Hip-Hop World Fights Back Against Ian Connor, Accused Serial Rapist and Kanye Muse

The fashion stylist—and A$AP Mob affiliate—was attacked by A$AP Bari on the streets of Paris, Kerwin Frost in an apartment, and confronted by …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Barney the Dinosaur Rapping Notorious B.I.G.'s "Big Poppa" Is the Best Thing You'll Watch Today

This video of Barney taking on Notorious B.I.G.'s classic single "Big Poppa" is easily the best thing you'll watch all day. Everyone's favorite …

Hip-Hop

How SZA’s Massive Success Marks A Turning Point For Women In R&B<p>Elias Leight 03.29.18 6 hours ago<p>With 'God's Plan,' Drake Finally Validates His Claim As The Number One Rapper In Hip-Hop<p>Aaron Williams 03.29.18 6 hours ago<p>Meek Mill's Dream-Chasing Music Is More Relevant Than Ever<p>Christina Lee …

Donald Glover Is Debuting A New Childish Gambino Album, ‘Pharos,’ In The Woods

Donald Glover, also known as Childish Gambino, formerly known as Troy on <i>Community</i>, and soon to be known as someone in the upcoming <i>Spider-Man: Homecoming</i>, has confirmed a rumor about potential music on the horizon. Thanks to a countdown on an app the rapper tweeted out a week ago, many were …

Chance the Rapper Reveals He Almost Signed to Sony During University of Chicago Lecture

Chance the Rapper just released his excellent new mixtape <i>Coloring Book</i>. It was released as a two-week exclusive on Apple Music, but the project was not connected to a record label. Yesterday, Chance sat down for an hour-long lecture with Bakari Kitwana at the University of Chicago Institute of …

Hip-Hop

A-Trak Explains How His Team Pulled Off The 'Impossible' Young Thug Video<p>Aaron Williams 03.20.18 2 days ago<p>Tay-K's Capital Murder Case Is The Quintessential American Tragedy<p>Aaron Williams 03.19.18 3 days ago 16 Comments<p>Why Lil Xan's 'Betrayed' May Secretly Be One Of Rap's Best Anti-Drug Anthems …

UPROXX Music’s Best Singles Of 2015

The year in singles has so many stories to tell, that we don’t even have the time to address all the mini-plotlines. There was the Bieber-ssaince to redeem him back to glory, after years of such shame. (SHAME.) Adele had us weep openly and embarrass ourselves among certain friends who don’t text …

How The Grammy Nomination of a Diss Song May Be Their Greatest Hip-Hop Misstep, Yet

This week began with the 2016 Grammy Award nominations. For Hip-Hop fans, this year’s noms included 11 in the direction of Kendrick Lamar, thanks to …

Junglepussy: "I'm Supposed to Have This Unique Story of Imperfection"

The forthright Brooklyn rapper talks self-empowerment, 'Pregnant with Success,' and why guys find her scary—and exactly how little she cares.<p>Shayna McHale, the 24-year-old rapper better known as Junglepussy, saunters into a small coffee shop in Chelsea, New York. Wearing thick square glasses, she …

Why Eazy-E's Death Still Can't Make Hip-Hop Talk About AIDS

Hip-hop's stigma against HIV/AIDs has come to take a back seat to the fact that many of the communities most vulnerable to contracting it simply don’t view it as a problem that affects them.<p><i>This World AIDS Day, VICE is exploring the state of HIV around the globe.Watch our special report, "Countdown</i> …

Kanye West Is Ready To Welcome Baby Number Two, Says Son Could Come ‘Any Day Now’

<b>Kim Kardashian West</b> may be a couple weeks out from her due date, but baby boy West could come sooner than expected — and dad <b>Kanye West</b> is ready for his arrival.<p>“I’m waiting on my son to arrive any day now. I look at my daughter and I look at my wife and she’s rich and I don’t plan on being broke,” …

Celebrity Babies

20 Best Hip-Hop Albums of 2015

There's a saying that you should always expect the unexpected, but any rap fans didn't know what the writing on the wall was coming into 2015. 2014 …

Rap & Hip-Hop

First Listen: Staff Reactions To Rick Ross's "Color Money" (Drake, Lil Wayne & Puffy Diss)

Rick Ross is set to drop his eighth full-length studio album <i>Black Market</i> Friday and of course, the MMG Boss continues to wet people’s appetites until …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Hip-Hop

Lil Skies Has The Stage Presence Of A Seasoned Rap Veteran Already<p>Aaron Williams 03.22.18 37 mins ago<p>A-Trak Explains How His Team Pulled Off The 'Impossible' Young Thug Video<p>Aaron Williams 03.20.18 2 days ago<p>The Enduring Link Between Rock And Hip-Hop<p>A conversation with Daryl McDaniels -- aka DMC …

Adele: I Want to Do 'Hotline Bling' Remix With Drake

As many astute memes have observed, two of 2015's biggest hits – Drake's "Hotline Bling" and Adele's "Hello" – share a lyrical and emotional …

Music

How Taylor Gang Artists Ty Dolla $ign and Wiz Khalifa Are Bringing SoCal Cool Style Back to Hip-Hop

I am <i>that</i> girl on the subway, the one with her Beats headphones turned up so loud that the entire jam-packed car can hear what is on my Spotify. I do not block out the stress of the early-morning rush hour with Justin Bieber’s latest album (let’s face it, that is what you would expect a 26-year-old …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Kanye West's Perfect Imperfections: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy at Five

Kanye West's glorious racket shifted the way we talk about black music.<p><i>My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy</i> shouldn’t exist. Kanye West shouldn’t have had the year that prompted him to summon a team of modern musical Avengers to help create it. He shouldn’t have initiated the cognac-assisted Taylor …

Moët & Chandon Champagnes: Fine and Vintage Champagne France, Luxury Premium Champagne

<b>PLEASE INDICATE YOUR LOCATION AND YOUR DATE OF BIRTH.</b><p>We must confirm that you are of legal drinking age in your location before welcoming you to Moët …

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The Game Reacts To Billboard’s “Greatest Rappers Of All Time” List; Names His Own Top 10

The Game took to Instagram yesterday (November 21) to decry Billboard’s list of “The 10 Greatest Rappers of All Time,” which was published last week …

Rap & Hip-Hop

"Screw Was Just as Slow as His Music": Lil Keke Remembers DJ Screw 15 Years After His Death

The Screwed Up Click member talked Screw's influence and legacy at a retrospective in LA.<p><i>Photo via YouTube</i><p>A quiet artists’ loft in downtown LA is not the place you’d expect to find Lil’ Keke on a Saturday night. Even if you’d seen the flyer promoting his performance at “Don't Screw Up: A DJ Screw …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Style<p>Our Legacy joins the fray.<p>By Tyler Watamanuk1 day agoView More<p>Best Dressed<p><i>GQ</i>-approved kits from every red carpet, airport arrival, and coffee …

Lifestyle

Gucci Mane Prison Photo Shows The Rapper's Thinner Figure

A photo of Gucci Mane in prison was released, according to VladTV. The rapper is shown with director Harmony Korine and appears noticeably thinner …

Mike Dean Might Be Hip-Hop's Biggest Stoner

Mike Dean is a legendary producer who's worked with everyone from Kanye West to 2Pac. He's also one of rap's biggest potheads. We smoked with him as he reminisced about facing Snoop Dogg in a blunt-off.<p>The first time I met Mike Dean, I opened the door to his home studio and was greeted by the smell …

This woman who makes a cameo in 'Hotline Bling' is one of the music industry's biggest choreographers

That dancer is Tanisha Scott, one of the most popular choreographers in the music industry.<p>Usually, Scott is behind the scenes working with artists like Beyoncé and Rihanna. She's renowned in the world of pop music as a dancer with a style all her own — but she didn't even consider dancing …

The D.O.C.'s First Dallas Show in 25 Years Was a Welcome Reminder of the City's Place in Hip-Hop

The first rapper to put the city on the map played a homecoming show that showed Dallas has been Funky Enough.<p><i>The D.O.C. / All photos by Karlo Ramos</i><p>The universe can be quite the dramatist. And this past Saturday in Dallas was definitely a powerful act in an unbelievable story, as The D.O.C. played …

Rap & Hip-Hop

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 …