Soulja Boy

Fredo Santana turned to drugs to ‘escape his PTSD’ and ‘run from his old life’

Late rapper Fredo Santana had previously admitted that he had turned to drugs to as he was ‘running from my old life tryna get high didn’t want to …

Kendrick Lamar

‘Word from the Lord’: Televangelist’s ministry buys Tyler Perry’s Gulfstream jet

Texas televangelist Kenneth Copeland once called flying in a commercial airplane “getting in a long tube with a bunch of demons.”<p>His answer to a …

Business Jet

Kanye is Helping Quavo Produce Some Crazy Beats

<i>Culture II,</i> the follow-up to Migos’ wildly successful 2017 album, is set to drop next week. During the trio's promo rounds, they stopped by Real 92.3 …


The sophisticated conspiracy behind hip-hop’s rise to genre dominancy

Hip-hop dominated 2017, riding the wave of a streaming revolution to topple rock for the first time as the most consumed genre. The figures from …

Music (Australia)

Twitter Is Imagining What Hogwarts Would Be Like If It Were All Black

J.K. Rowling’s popular series, <i>Harry Potter</i> has found its way onto the book shelves of so many children around the world. No matter the background, …

Harry Potter

The High-End Workouts Women Are Signing Up for to Become the Boss

One Monday morning last year, I arrived in Austin, hung over and sleep-deprived after attending a weekend wedding in Hawaii, craving a burrito and a …


Three Observations From Wolves Win Over Cavs

The Wolves were the talk of the town this morning after beating the Cavaliers 127-99 in front of a sold-out Target Center.<p>Don’t look now, but the …


CupcakKe: Ephorize Album Review

Elizabeth Harris, better known as the outrageously sexual rapper CupcakKe, had not even been born yet when Lil’ Kim released her super-raunchy debut album <i>Hard Core</i> in 1996. Although there is a long-standing precedent for women rapping freely about sexual desire, it is still, for some reason, …


Chris Brown Paints 2009 Search Warrant On Wall, Wins Praise for Skill From Fans

Chris Brown was on probation for his 2009 assault against then-girlfriend Rihanna. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP, File) It’s been a nearly decade …

DJ Khaled

Black Ink Crew: Donna Managed To Draw A Good Tattoo But Got Into A Fight With Her Elderly Roomie

VH1Donna Brings The DramaDonna has quickly become the drama queen of this season of Black Ink Crew. Not only is she creating dusty foot tattoos and …


Mike Tyson to open 40-acre marijuana resort in California

The legalisation of marijuana just got a lot more interesting: former boxer Mike Tyson is planning to open a resort dedicated to the plant in …


Nick Cannon Goes On Defensive Over Black Men Being Unfair Targets When It Comes to Abuse

Nick Cannon isn’t here for the Chris Brown criticism and he’s definitely not okay with the way folks go after Black men. The mogul shot back at those …

Nick Cannon

amar Braxton Accuses Basketball Wives' Laura Govan of Sleeping With Her Estranged Husband, Vincent Herbert

Tamar Braxton Accuses <i>Basketball Wives</i>‘ Laura Govan of Sleeping With Her Estranged Husband, Vincent Herbert<p>Things aren’t looking so good on the …

Tamar Braxton

Somebody Give Me The Aux Because I Found My New Year's Eve Playlist From 2008


Keri Hilson

This Member of Pretty Ricky Is Making Millions On Social Media…And He’s Not Selling Flat-Tummy Teas

Getty<p>I remember seeing R&B group Pretty Ricky on one of the <i>Scream</i> tours. They were joined by Marques Houston at the height of his success with the …

Women of Color

Brick God Sosa x Prince Dre- Brick God

Brick God Sosa is a Rapper & Producer hailing from Miami and based in New York.<p>At the age of 16, Brick God Sosa stopped selling drugs and began …

Gucci Mane

Donkeys Of The Year: #7 Soulja Boy & Chris Brown Feud On Social Media

Charlamange gave a Double Donkey to Chris Brown and Soulja Boy for publicly feuding over social media. Soulja Boy was going crazy on social media and …

Social Media Marketing

Among Former Nick Saban Assistants, Kirby Smart May Be the Closest Thing to the Original

In the days after a 40–17 loss at Auburn on Nov. 11, Georgia players heard the same message whether they were eating dinner at their training table, …

College & University

14 Celebs Who Left Thirsty Comments On Rihanna's Instagrams

LOL @ Austin Mahone.

Lil Yachty

Hail to the Beef! The Biggest Celeb Feuds We've Seen in 2017

1 Drake Bell v. Josh Peck<p>2 Masika v. Alexis Skyy<p>3 Katy Perry v. Taylor Swift<p>4 Kanye v. Jay-Z<p>5 Misster Ray v. Zell Swag<p>6 Remy Ma v. Nicki Minaj<p>7 Chris …

Wait, WTF: The 34 Bad, Confusing And Sad Moments Of 2017

2017–for a lack of better phrasing–showed its ass.

Donald Trump

Biggest Rap Feuds Of 2017: Kanye West Vs JAY-Z Beef And More

As we prepare to bid 2017 farewell, we can’t forget to acknowledge all of the major drama that went down throughout the year. Celebrities arguing …

Rap & Hip-Hop

This Dance Crew of People Over 55 Performed an Epic Routine to Cardi B's "Bodak Yellow"

The Tuesday night matchup between the Bucks and Cavaliers was, for lack of a better word, intense. Though Cleveland was able to chip away at a …

Bodak Yellow

Rob Kardashian Vs. Blac Chyna & More Of The Biggest Twitter Feuds Of 2017

2017 has been quite a dramatic year! We’ve rounded up the best celebrity Twitter feuds of 2017 for you to look at before the year comes to a close. …

Celebrity News

Lupe Fiasco's 'The Cool' Will Always Be Years Ahead of Its Time

Remembering what the album meant, even for British kids across the ocean from Lupe's black American experience.<p>More than just a time when low-waist bootcut jeans, shutter shades and totally unnecessary armbands were a thing, 2007 landed smack in the middle of one of rap’s many big leaps into the …


Karrueche Tran and Victor Cruz Are Dating and ‘Doing Their Best to Make Things Work’

<b>Karrueche Tran</b> and NFL star <b>Victor Cruz</b> are officially seeing each other, <i>Us Weekly</i> can confirm.<p>“They are dating and have been for about a month now. …

Celebrity News

Some Of The Best Anime References In Hip Hop

As I listened to pop singer Charli XCX's latest mixtape, I perked up at rapper Mykki Blanco's verse on "Fembot", a song about being a horny robot. …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Giraffage's 'Too Real' Tour Conquers Depression With Friends & Cat Gifs

A Siamese cat emerges from flames in a shower of money. Smily faces and skeleton bands flash on the LED screen behind a rippling rainbow of …


Here’s What Everyone Was Googling in 2017

This year has been a veritable firestorm (as well as a literal one—we’ve moved beyond the dumpster fire as a crisis metaphor), and since we’ve come to pretty much live our lives on the Internet, one way of reliving both the magic and the mayhem of the year that was is by looking through our most …


The 50 Best Albums of 2017

• Godmode<p>EP/EP2<p>50<p>Yaeji contains multitudes. On her first two EPs, the New York City-based producer flirts with hip-hop cadences and pounding club house beats. She recites hypnotizing lyrics about the most mundane observations, switching effortlessly between English and Korean to take advantage of the …