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Audi's self-driving car is traveling 550 miles to Las Vegas

Audi is confident that its self-driving car technology is ready for prime time -- so confident, in fact, that it's about to give the platform a very public long-distance test. An A7 Sportback with the mostly autonomous hardware is traveling 550 miles from Stanford, California, to CES in Las Vegas, …

Autonomous Cars

Jahmani Swanson Is 'Michael Jordan Of Dwarf Basketball'

Jahmani Swanson is only 4 feet, 5 inches, but he stands tall among basketball players -- even those who are a couple feet taller than him.<p>Swanson, 29, is a star player on the New York Towers, a team where all the players are short in stature, but long on proving a point that little people can play …

17 Anal Foreplay Tips for Beginners

So you're not ready for full-on anal sex. Here are some warm-up exercises.<p>Butt stuff remains one of the most divisive sexual acts. Those who love it, really love it. And those who don’t, really don’t. But you’ll never know what category you fall into unless you try it for yourself. Not only do you …

Self-awareness

Instagram Flexin': Snoop Dogg Says "F**k The Grammys" In Support Of YG

According to a familiar cliché, a picture is worth a thousand words. Your favorite celebrities—including rappers—are doing less and less press, but …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Alive and well: The top 10 hip hop albums of 2014

<i>Corrections and clarifications: An earlier version of this article had a number of factual errors — primarily misspellings — that have since been corrected.</i><p>In 2006, one of rap’s most grand lyricists, Nas, released his eighth album, <i>Hip Hop is Dead.</i> Critically approaching the genre he excelled at …

Hopsin Quits Rap After Denouncing Christian Faith

<b>UPDATE:</b> Hopsin announced on Christmas that he's not retiring and has a new album coming out.<p>Hopsin, a prominent hip-hop artist who announced in 2012 …

J. Cole's Trio of No. 1 Albums Puts Him in Elite Hip-Hop Company

J. Cole is one of six rap acts to hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with their first three full-length studio albums<p>On the latest Billboard 200 albums …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The 2014 HipHopDX Year End Awards

Welcome to the 2014 edition of HipHopDX’s Year End Awards. In keeping with tradition, this is the time of year when we collectively reflect on all …

The Top 14 Albums We Want To Hear In 2015

green-label.com has named the “Top 14 Hip Hop Albums We Want To See In 2015,” a list speculating on hopes for the near future.<p>One of the albums we …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Ne-Yo Talks Forthcoming LP ‘Non-Fiction’ & Freestyles On Sway In The Morning!

In addition to seamlessly moving through <b>Sway In The Morning’</b>s <b>5 Finger of Death</b> competition, <b>Ne-Yo</b> stopped by <b>Shade 45</b> to discuss his new album</i> …

‘Top Chef’ Star Defends His Hip-Hop Themed Restaurant Menu - XXL

After the backlash, the menu's was taken down from the restaurant's website;, which Isabella states "it's "still a work in progress." However, the …

Q-Tip Gives Iggy Azalea a Sociological History of Hip-Hop (on Twitter)

Iggy Azalea recently found herself at the focal point of the discussion on race in America when she<p>Iggy Azalea recently found herself at the focal point of the discussion on race in America when she struck back at Azalea Banks‘ recent comments in an interview with Hot 97. Azalea, known largely for …

Joell Ortiz "Yaowa! Nation" Release Date, Cover Art, Tracklist, Download & EP Stream

Joell Ortiz has released his <i>Yaowa! Nation</i> EP.<p>The six-cut offering from the Slaughterhouse member features Tove Lo on “Habits” and Zhu on “Faded.”<p>The …

Iggy Azalea forces America's hip-hop community to take sides

Azalea, perhaps ungraciously, snapped back at him: "I find it patronising to assume i have no knowledge of something I'm influenced by, but I've also …

Exclusive Hip Hop News, Interviews, Rumors, Rap & Music Videos

2014 is coming to a close, and with the close of another year comes a time where people argue and debate all December about what were the best albums …

The 23 Best Hip-Hop Music Videos Of 2014 - XXL

Although many question the album releases of 2014, one thing that can't be questioned is the positive standing of the video releases. One particular …

Royce Da 5'9 Reacts To Tyler The Creator's Comments Regarding "Shady XV"

Shortly after the release of the Eminem and Shady Records’ compilation album <i>Shady XV</i> last month, Odd Future lyricist Tyler The Creator took to …

Future, Jeezy, 2 Chainz & TDE Spread Hip Hop Holiday Cheer

Hip Hop is in the holiday spirit.<p>Rappers across the country have been giving back to their communities in a variety of ways.<p>The entire TDE collective …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The rise and fall and rise of Xtreme Couture

LAS VEGAS – People might tell you that there was a time when the Xtreme Couture gym on West Sunset in Las Vegas was home to one of the top fight …

A Christmas Gift Surprise from @kingjames! #NBAXmas

Spurs vs. Thunder final score: Russell Westbrook dominates, the Thunder beat the Spurs, 114-106

With Kevin Durant out, Russell Westbrook led the Thunder to victory by controlling every aspect of the game.<p>Few people anticipated the Spurs would be sitting at the seventh seed in the West by Christmas. No one thought the Thunder would be out of the playoffs after a third of the season. Injuries …

6 New Yorkers Now Arrested For Threatening Cops After Officers Killed

(Reuters) - Two more men have been arrested for threatening New York police, including one who called the precinct headquarters of two officers killed as they sat in their patrol car and asked to speak to one of them, a police spokesman said on Thursday.<p>The arrests bring to six the number of those …