Fort Lauderdale, FL – Kodak Black was released from a Broward County jail on Saturday (August 18), according to ABC10. Black, who legally changed his name to Bill K. Kapri and earned his high school equivalency diploma while incarcerated, spent seven months at the main jail. He was originally scheduled for an October release, but […]

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Iggy Azalea had some colorful words for a hater who popped up in her Instagram comment section — and threw French Montana under the bus in the process. On Friday (August 17), the Aussie rapper shared a photo of herself rocking a denim outfit. Someone wrote, “White chicks part 2,” a reference to the Marlon […]

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Hollywood, CA – The celebration of Young Thug’s highly-anticipated release of Slime Language and 27th birthday was supposed to be held at a booked out Dave & Buster’s Thursday (August 16) evening in Hollywood. Before the soiree could officially kick off, Los Angeles Police Department arrested the Atlanta musician, born Jeffery Williams, on a felony gun […]

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Nassau, New Providence – As Mass Appeal continues to power through with its Hip Hop Turns 45 celebration, N.O.R.E. has stepped in the arena (no Gang Starr) to rattle off his top five Hip Hop songs of all time. It should come as no surprise the Lefrak legend’s pick of the litter is unanimously East […]

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When she’s not composing for contemporary dance and theater productions, short films and performances, Başak Günak, also known as Ah! Kosmos, makes her own music. As a solo performer or accompanied by a guitarist, she has performed at several festivals in Europe and Japan and supported acts such as Sigur Rós and Jonny Greenwood’s Junun Project. Her first release, Bastards, introduced the […]

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Harlem, New York – After already adding his twist to kicks like the Ventilator and the DMX Run 10, the longstanding partnership between Harlem staple Cam’Ron and Reebok continues with the official release of the Fleebok 4s — a revamped take on Allen Iverson’s iconic Question sneakers, which turned 22 this past June. Adorned with […]

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Wyclef Jean has returned with a new single titled “Letter To Canibus” featuring — that’s right — Canibus. Despite their tumultuous history, the two MCs have evidently made peace. Their contentious relationship stretches back over two decades, when Canibus was signed to Clef’s Refugee imprint. Clef was enlisted to produce Canibus’ debut album, 1998’s Can-I-Bus, and […]

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Fort Worth, TX – Even though rapper Tay-K has been locked up at the Tarrant County Lon Evans Correction Center for over a year, that’s not keeping him out of trouble. According to the Star-Telegram, the North Texas teenager was allegedly caught with a cellphone last month and has racked up another felony. Sheriff’s officials […]

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Ariana Grande’s eagerly anticipated fourth studio album Sweetner has arrived, and it’s got everything: lowercase titles, that Pete Davidson song, Missy Elliot, Pharrell, and Nicki Minaj. Grande did decide to add Davison’s last name to the title of the song about him because, as she tweeted, “i like the way it looks i love his […]

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While a few Ariana Grande fans complained that Aretha Franklin had inconveniently scheduled her death, the songstress herself took time to pay respect to the late Queen of Soul even on the eve of her new album’s release. While she was originally scheduled to appear on The Tonight Show briefly to promote her album Sweetener […]

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New York, NY – Hot 97’s Funk Flex is taking his beef with Cardi B to another level by claiming the platinum rapper paid for radio spins. On Wednesday (August 15), the record-breaking rap star hopped on Instagram Live to address rumors she paid people to show her music love. The new mom explained her frustration with […]

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Detroit, MI – Aretha Franklin, the much-celebrated Queen of Soul, has died at the age of 76 following a long battle with advanced pancreatic cancer. The Memphis-born powerhouse, who was behind such timeless hits as “Respect” and “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,” died on Thursday (August 16), according to the Associated Press. […]

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Havana, Cuba – Rihanna and Donald Glover were spotted in Cuba together last week. According to the Cuban publication Vistar Magazine, the two megastars are working on a Hiro Murai film together called Guava Island.  Murai, of course, has directed several episodes of Glover’s hit FX show Atlanta as well as music videos for Glover’s […]

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While most of the Aretha Franklin memories being shared today are from live performances like Barack Obama’s inauguration or the Kennedy Center Honors, the legendary singer also gave a memorably sweet performance in a sitcom cameo back in 1991. During Murphy Brown’s season-four episode “The Queen of Soul,” Brown lands an interview with Franklin on […]

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Teyana Taylor is letting nothing stand in the way of her moment, not loose wigs and definitely not her tourmate. The singer just kicked off a tour on August 3rd with Jeremih, to promote her newest album K.T.S.E., which you may recall belongs to the canon of Kanye West’s Wyoming Period. However on Wednesday afternoon […]

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