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Mobb Depp’s Havoc thought his Progidy’s death was a hoax

<b>Prodigy’s partner in Mobb Deep thought his death was one of those rumors they hear all the time, and he even joked around about it until he confirmed</b> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Watch: Trevor Noah grieves for Philando Castile, black lives, and American justice

“It broke me”: The Daily Show host breaks down the wrenching footage of Castile’s shooting.<p>“Honestly, I thought that I felt all I could feel about this story,” Trevor Noah said during Wednesday’s episode of <i>The Daily Show</i>, as he sat solemnly next to a picture of Philando Castile for the third time …

Policing

Chance The Rapper Tweets Apology To Dr. Dre For “Disrespecting” Aftermath Entertainment

His visuals for the Be Encouraged tour included a shot at Dre’s imprint.<p>Chance The Rapper has apologized to Dr. Dre and his imprint Aftermath …

Music

Jay Z Spotted for First Time Since Beyonce Gave Birth to Their Twins

<b>Jay Z</b> was spotted for the first time on Monday, June 19, since wife <b>Beyoncé</b> welcomed their twins last week. The rapper, 47, was seen at UCLA Medical …

Jay Z

Jay Z to Drop Brand New 4:44 Album: Check Out All the Clues

<b>UPDATE:</b> After a stream of speculation hit the Internet, it's seemingly been confirmed via the @DJBooth Twitter account that <b>Jay Z</b> will be dropping his …

Music

Missy Elliott is looking for dancers

Auditions take place in Atlanta this Friday with only one instruction to potential dancers: ‘Do your research on Missy!’<p>Missy Elliott is looking for dancers. Yesterday (June 5), the pioneering rapper and producer announced on Twitter that she was holding auditions for dancers over the age of 16 in …

Music

Russell Simmons' All Def Digital Partners With Jason Zeldes To Release 'Romeo Is Bleeding' - The Humor Mill

All Def Digital and Russell Simmons have partnered with award-winning editor Jason Zeldes to executive produce Zeldes’ documentary feature …

Comedians

WATCH: New Teaser For 'Rickey Smiley For Real' As It Returns To TV One - The Humor Mill

When <b>Rickey</b> learns that <b>D’essence</b> is working at a hookah club instead of attending college, he quickly intervenes and moves her from Miami to Atlanta. …

TV

The first trailer for 'The Dark Tower' is here and it's heart-stoppingly epic

"You can't stop what's coming."<p>Matthew McConaughey's right, folks. After many years of rumours, dead-ends and dashed hopes, the first film adaption of <i>The Dark Tower</i> (the movie based on Stephen King's epic fantasy series) is finally on its way — and we now have a 3-minute trailer to sink our teeth …

Movies

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez Party with Marc Anthony in the Dominican Republic

Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony bring a whole new meaning to the phrase "amicable exes."<p>After they performed together in the Dominican Republic at the Los Altos de Chavón theater Saturday, the former husband and wife hit a private after-party for the show together ... with J.Lo's new love, Alex …

Rihanna Just Won Coachella in This Sequined Bodysuit With ATTACHED FACE MASK

Bow down.<p>As predicted by anyone with a brain, heart, or eyes, Rihanna just won Coachella. She is the queen, and so everyone must bow down. I wish everything could be Rihanna.<p>On Saturday, Bad Gal RiRi wore shimmering silver bodysuit with an off-shoulder Gucci tee and short short jean shorts. The …

Fashion

Nicki Minaj Lets It All Hang Out in Topless Dressing Room Selfies

She’s feelin’ herself! <b>Nicki Minaj</b> took to Instagram on Easter Sunday, April 16, to treat fans to a glimpse of her enviable curves in a couple of …

Coachella Is Trash: A Drake-Dissing, Culture-Appropriating, Anti-Gay Owner-Having Nightmare

Rap megastar Drake alleged that he experienced racial discrimination at a luxury residential community in the Coachella Valley. It’s only the latest mishap for this utter shitshow.<p>Imagine a magical, sun-soaked place where cultural appropriation abounds and social justice warriors can’t afford …

Coachella Festival

Nicki Minaj wishes her Instagram followers a happy Easter with these risque photos

Nicki Minaj has been busy of late with a number of collaborations. She has been a part of Jason Derulo's Swalla and Major Lazer's Run Up, and DNCE's …

Music

Is Kendrick Lamar the greatest of all time? (Don’t ask. Listen.)

In this brave new world of corrosive alterna-facts and neo-nuclear heebie-jeebies, let us give thanks for Kendrick Lamar, a rapper brave enough to mop up America’s most pungent funk and blast it back in verbal laser light, sea to shining sea. On his extrasensory new album, “DAMN. ,” our hero …

Music

Everything Kendrick Lamar Says About Women On DAMN.

When Kendrick Lamar dropped “Humble” with its accompanying visuals, he left us all shook. The single is sharp and poignant, as is characteristic of the rapper’s signature style. Fortunately for us, it's only a snippet of what was to come. We now have K. Dot’s third studio album, <i>DAMN.,</i> and the full …

Festival Report: Coachella 2017: Winners and Losers

Halfway through his Coachella-closing set, Kendrick Lamar started levitating. First, the Compton rapper retreated into a sheer box, sitting hunched over to recite “LUST.,” a slow creep from his just-released album <i>DAMN</i>. Then, verse by verse, the floor started to move skyward. By the song’s end, he …

Literally Every Person Of Color Who Had A Speaking Role On "Girls"

A detailed and not-so-scientific study of the show’s diversity numbers.<p>Since its inception, <i>Girls</i> has gotten a lot of criticism for its lack of characters of color, considering it’s a show set in Brooklyn.<p>More people of color did appear as minor characters as the seasons progressed — Seasons 1 and 2 …

Chris Brown Allegedly ‘Sucker Punched’ a Club Photographer in Florida: Police

Police in Tampa, Florida, are investigating an allegation that Chris Brown battered a club photographer early Monday, PEOPLE confirms.<p>Brown, 27, has …

Crime

Prince documents unsealed: No meds in home were prescribed to him

<b>(CNN) —</b> None of the medications found in Prince's home following his death last year were prescribed to him, according to court documents unsealed Monday.<p>Bottles of opioid painkillers -- some prescribed to Prince's former drummer and longtime friend Kirk Johnson -- were found in several places in …

Crime

Here's Your New Kimye Family Photo

Not only was yesterday a big weekend for Jesus — it was pretty rad for Yeezus, too.<p>Kanye West has resurfaced on wife Kim Kardashian's Instagram, looking every inch the doting family man. The rapper, who has been lying relatively low since his hospitalization for exhaustion last November, celebrated …

Christian Combs: 5 Things To Know About Diddy’s Son Who Had Dance Off With Rihanna

Work it! Christian Combs is on everyone’s radar thanks to his hot moves during a dance off with Rihanna at Coachella. We’ve got five things to know …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Kendrick Lamar's DAMN: Everything we know

<b>UPDATE:</b> Kendrick Lamar’s <i>DAMN.</i> began streaming Thursday night — listen here, and check out our first-listen highlights here.<p><b>ORIGINAL STORY:</b> Come Friday, the world will have another Kendrick Lamar album. Though the 29-year-old MC released his eight-song collection of outtakes, <i>untitled unmastered</i>, …

Music

50 Cent seen punching female fan at show

A video emerged from 50 Cent’s concert on Saturday in Baltimore that showed the rapper punch a female fan in the chest after she yanked him off stage.<p>In the video obtained by TMZ, the fan, who wore a floral white dress, seemed to grab the 41-year-old rapper’s arm firmly and cause him to be pulled …

50 Cent

Carmelo Anthony Plots His Team’s Future: His Soccer Team in Puerto Rico, That Is

BAYAMÓN, P.R. — Tom Payne, the president of Puerto Rico F.C., is too anxious to sit during his team’s soccer matches. So he paces the concourse here at Estadio Juan Ramón Loubriel, a converted baseball stadium in a commercial neighborhood about 10 miles from San Juan, and fields text messages from …

NBA

Latina Accepted By 11 Med Schools Has A Message For Those Who Credit Affirmative Action

"I am proud of my background and ... of what I have overcome to get here."<p>All Chelsea Batista wanted was to get into <i>one</i> of the 18 medical schools she applied to. Instead, she got into 11.<p>“I was <i>absolutely</i> surprised,” the 21-year-old senior at Macaulay Honors College at Brooklyn College told The …

Education

Simone Biles heartwarming tribute on 'DWTS'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Simone Biles' "Dancing With The Stars" performance Monday night brought the audience to tears.<p>Contestants were asked to share their most significant life moments as part of the "Most Memorable Year Week" on the ABC dancing competition show. The 20-year-old Olympic gymnast emotionally …

Simone Biles

Newswire: Chris Brown and Lil Wayne named in federal drug investigation of Miami producer

According to a report from the <i>Miami Herald</i> (via <i>Spin</i>), Chris Brown and Lil Wayne have just been named as part of a federal drug investigation regarding their alleged ties to a Florida music producer named Harrison Garcia—a.k.a. “The CEO Of Sizzurp.” As indicated by that moniker, Garcia had been …

Ludacris has ridiculously fake CGI abs in his new music video

There are some things you see that immediately burn into the back of your retinas. Come check out Ludacris' new abs.<p>Luda unveiled his new single "Vitamin D" on Monday, and while most were hopefully awaiting his nostalgic return, it was hard to see past the ridiculous, CGI six-pack. Oh, also, …

Ludacris