Hip Hop

Public Enemy’s frontman Chuck D has been tapped by PBS to unpack the history of hip-hop for a new documentary special. 

One person that believes they fit the criteria for hip-hop "GOAT" status is 50 Cent, and with over two decades in the game and millions of records sold the New York rap vet may be right — right?

It appears Chuck D and Flavor Flav remain at odds because the leader of famed hip-hop group Public Enemy is ready to squash the beef and get back to work. 

Unfortunately, they didn't specify on which songs were played or which artists were used.

Yesterday (Jan. 26), the world lost a basketball icon when Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven other individuals were killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, CA. There are far too many words to share about Bryant’s impact as a ballplayer and a father but he was a man of the world. In his early 20s, […]

WEtv should consider changing the name of its hit show “Marriage Boot Camp.” Unlike when it was first released, so many of its participants are not married, have never been married and many of them have no intention of marrying their partners or marrying at all. In fact, according to the recent release of the […]

Yup, Jay Z is 50! Born Sean Corey Carter on December 4 , 1969, Jay didn’t put his hometown of Brooklyn on the map, but he’s certainly held it down almost ever since he came onto the scene. And in honor of his born day, the whole internet threw him a celebration. He’s had his […]

Eric B., the DJ known for his music alongside legendary rapper Rakim during hip-hop golden age,  is currently behind bars in New Jersey over a 17-year-old warrant. His attorney telling NJ Advance Media Tuesday, Eric Barrier pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and resisting arrest/eluding on Jan. 28, 2002 for an incident that occurred in New Jersey  about […]

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hip-hop music figure Jamal “Mally Mall” Rashid pleaded guilty Monday to operating a prostitution enterprise disguised as escort businesses, federal prosecutors and his defense attorneys said. Rashid, 44, faces prison time of at least one month, and up to 33 months when he is sentenced Jan. 21. His plea resolved a […]

Sad news from Atlanta on Sunday as Buddie (pictured second from left), one-fourth of the rap group Dem Franchize Boyz has reportedly passed away. The group confirmed the news via their Instagram account. https://www.instagram.com/p/B1lsnYMhhHN/ https://www.instagram.com/p/B1mKg01hw8f/?igshid=qisy6wt0rtqq Part of the So So Def imprint, in mid-2005, DFB grew from under the height of Atlanta’s crunk era with […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jay-Z is heading into the legal marijuana industry as a chief brand strategist in partnership with a California cannabis product company. The rapper said in a statement Tuesday that he entered a multiyear deal with San Jose, California-based Caliva. His role will consist of driving creative direction, outreach efforts and strategy […]

Multi-platinum, super producer Khao is looking to make history this year by assembling one of the most groundbreaking projects ever in Hip Hop  – Bad Brains Forever, which will feature more than 60 of the nation’s top recording artists on 13 tracks. During BET Awards Weekend in Los Angeles, Khao released his new single “Unified,” a high powered West Coast […]