Ice Cube, Mack 10 and W.C. formed the Westside Connection supergroup in 1994 and wound up appearing together on Mack 10’s debut album, Westside Slaughterhouse, in 1995. But after two group albums albums, the trio disbanded in 2005 due to a conflict between Cube and Mack. The rumor was Cube’s brother-in-law wound up getting a beatdown. During […]

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Beyoncé addressed COVID-19’s extreme impact on black Americans during Global Citizen’s One World: Together At Home event on Saturday (April 18). The multi-platinum selling singer spoke on the high death rate, specifically citing the harsh realities in her hometown of Houston. “Black Americans disproportionately belong to these essential parts of the workforce that do not […]

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Riverdale, GA – Healthcare workers at the Atlanta metro area’s Southern Regional Medical Center received a gift from 2 Chainz on Thursday (April 16). The T.R.U. boss and his business partner Mychel “Snoop” Dillard donated hundreds of meals to the medical facility’s employees battling the coronavirus pandemic. “Born and raised in Atlanta, this city has […]

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O.T. Genasis went on a rant about Keyshia Cole smelling like “fish sticks” earlier this week. Once she fired back, he attempted a half-baked apology but simultaneously issued a threat. Shortly after her sister Neffeteria “Neffe” Pugh threw in her two cents, now her brother Sean Cole is speaking out. On Wednesday (April 15), Sean shared […]

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This is so exciting that we actually heard our pork rolls screaming from the fridge while gelling their hair. The New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund announced on Tuesday that the state’s two foremost music royals, Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi, will be coming together for a benefit show to raise money to “fight the […]

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The mother of Flavor Flav’s 9-month-old son Jordan, Kate Gammell, is calling out Wendy Williams for some comments she made during Thursday’s (April 9) episode of The Wendy Williams Show.  In a lengthy Instagram post, Gammell blasted the controversial talk show host and disputed several things Williams said, including the accusation Gammell “took advantage of […]

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Dreamville singer Ari Lennox had an “idols become rivals” moment when she found herself in an Instagram back-and-forth on Wednesday (April 1) with the legendary Snoop Dogg. Lennox’s struggle-filled wig tutorial made its way onto The Shade Room when Snoop made a swiping comment, “Grow your own hair what happened to those days,” accompanied with […]

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Baton Rouge, LA – YoungBoy Never Broke Again’s two younger brothers — 16-year-old Jeffrey Tate and 18-year-old Davaughn Tate — have been officially charged with second-degree murder. According to WBRZ, Jeffrey is charged with second-degree murder, principal to illegal use of a weapon and simple battery, while Davaughn faces charges of second-degree murder and illegal use of […]

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Rick James is being posthumously sued for the rape of a 15 year old girl in 1979. The anonymous victim is seeking $50 million in damages, citing years of “physical, psychological, and emotional injury,” according to the affidavit. According to the Associated Press, the incident allegedly occurred while the victim was living at a youth […]

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Fat Tony has teamed up with producer Taydex for the collaborative album Wake Up. The two previously worked together on Tony’s MacGregor Park LP, which dropped in 2017. “Wake Up is the first full-length album I’ve made with Taydex,” the Houston-bred rapper tells RealStreetRadio. “After ‘Swervin,’ I knew I wanted to make a whole ass […]

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London, UK – It’s been years since M.I.A. has released a new project. Her last album, AIM, arrived in 2016 and she’s been, well, pretty much musically M.I.A. ever since. In fact, she insinuated she was quitting music altogether shortly after AIM, blaming censorship. In a 2018 interview with Rolling Stone, she was asked if […]

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Brooklyn, NY – The mother of a Brooklyn teen is suing the Department of Education for $5.5 million after she says her son’s close relationship with 50 Cent made him a target for bullying. According to the New York Daily News, the mother of 14-year-old Dan Fraser, Myasia Dickerson, filed a claim against the city accusing Williamsburg […]

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New York, NY – During his time on a recent episode of Drink Champs, Memphis Bleek described his part in the infamous Nas and JAY-Z beef and recalled feeling like he could take on Nas in the booth. “I was on fire at that time! Feeling myself, nuts hangin’ in the hood,” he recalled. Besides being […]

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