Jury Rules In "Blurred Lines" Copyright Case

Jury Rules In “Blurred Lines” Copyright Case

For the last year and a half, the music industry has been gripped by a lawsuit over whether Robin Thicke’s hit “Blurred Lines” was merely reminiscent of a song by Marvin Gaye, or had crossed the line into plagiarism. A federal jury in Los Angeles on Tuesday agreed that “Blurred Lines” had gone too far, […]



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Suge Knight Collapses In Court As Bail Is Set At $25 Million

Suge Knight Collapses In Court As Bail Is Set At $25 Million

Just moments after his bail was set at $25 million, former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight collapsed in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom Friday morning. Los Angeles Fire Department officials wheeled a gurney into the courtroom and assisted Knight, who was unconscious, his attorney said. “Just, bam,” Matthew Fletcher said. “He’s unconscious right now.” Knight’s […]

Sam Smith Lost 14 Pounds in Two Weeks

Sam Smith Lost 14 Pounds in Two Weeks

A lot can happen in two weeks — just ask Sam Smith! The Grammy-winning singer/songwriter revealed a stunning 14-lb. weight loss on Instagram on Tuesday — and he did it in just 14 days! Giving a shout-out to nutritional therapist and author of Eat. Nourish. Glow. Amelia Freer, Smith posted a photo of himself holding […]

Body Of Black Man Found Hanging From A Tree In Mississippi

Body Of Black Man Found Hanging From A Tree In Mississippi

The FBI is investigating the death of a black man who was found Thursday hanging in a tree in rural Mississippi, officials confirmed. The man, identified by his family as Otis Bird, a 54-year-old river boat employee, was found in a wooded area near his rural home in Claiborne County, according to law enforcement officials. […]

Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly (Album Stream)

Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly (Album Stream)

Kendrick Lamar has surprised everyone with an early release of his new album ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’. The project comes with 16 records and features from Snoop Dogg, Thundercat, James Fauntleroy, Ronald Isley, Rapsody and more. Here is a free stream of the entire thing, which can be purchased on iTunes. 1. Wesley’s Theory (feat. […]

Method Man Speaks About The Tension In Ferguson And Eric Garner On MSNBC (Video)

Method Man Speaks About The Tension In Ferguson And Eric Garner On MSNBC (Video)

Hip-hop legend and Wu-Tang clan member, Method Man made headlines when he spoke out during the aftermath of Eric Garner’s death in his hometown of Staten Island, New York. Now, he’s speaking out about the ongoing unrest and police tensions in Ferguson, Missouri following the resignation of Police Chief Thomas Jackson and the shooting of […]

Vado Ft. Chinx - Told Ya (Video)

Vado Ft. Chinx – Told Ya (Video)

In the video for “Told Ya,” the lead single off V-Day II EP, Dipset-affiliate Vado and his wingman Chinx wax lyrical in the shadow of such NYC landmarks as the Corona Park Unisphere and the Manhattan Bridge. Directed by Nimi Hendrix, the director of the web series RED DOT. Dolla Bill Kidz provides a nostalgic beat […]

Jidenna - Classic Man ft. Roman GianArthur

Jidenna – Classic Man ft. Roman GianArthur

Janelle Monae’s artist Jidenna, is being called to the stage for the hot new … premiered his first video with Wondaland Records for his single “Classic Man.” Directed by Alan Ferguson, aka Solange’s husband. The dapper rapper premiered his first video with Wondaland Records for his single “Classic Man.” Directed by Alan Ferguson, aka Solange’s […]

Future & Waka Flocka Flame – Rotation

Future & Waka Flocka Flame – Rotation

Future and Waka Flocka Flame decide to treat us to their new collaboration called ‘Rotation’. It is produced by Southside of 808 Mafia. This was featured on Waka’s ‘The Turn Up Godz Tour’ mixtape but this is the CDQ, mastered and untagged version. Look out for ‘Screens on Lock 2′ coming later today. Listen below:

Fabolous – Told Yall

Fabolous – Told Yall

Fabolous keeps his Friday Night Freestyles series going with the second entry. He decides to liberate ‘Told Yall’, which has him going in over Jay-Z’s ‘You, Me, Him And Her’ instrumental. Be sure to check out his ‘Ball Drop’ with French Montana out now. Listen below:  

Kendrick Lamar Instagram New Album Cover

Kendrick Lamar – King Kunta

Kendrick Lamar is here for the crown. The West Coast kingpin brings the funk on “King Kunta” off his upcoming album To Pimp a Butterfly. The track, which Rolling Stone compared to the theme song to a ’70s blaxploitation flick, features a funky instrumental and some unapologetic bars from K-Dot. “I got a bone to […]

Rihanna Makes History As First Black Woman To Front Dior Campaign

Rihanna Makes History As First Black Woman To Front Dior Campaign

Rihanna’s yearly domination ever since her breakthrough on the scene in 2005 continues to solidify her iconic status. For 2015, Rih makes history for another type of feat that doesn’t include breaking records on the charts. The Bajan beauty will appear in Dior’s print entity, WWD reports, and be the star of the fashion house’s […]