Wiz Khalifa Arrested At Los Angeles International Airport For Allegedly Using A Hoverboard

Wiz Khalifa Arrested At Los Angeles International Airport For Allegedly Using A Hoverboard

According to TMZ,Video of the incident was caught by onlookers and seems to show police slamming the rapper to the ground while yelling “stop resisting.” He does not appear to be resisting at all. On Saturday night, the chart-topping 27-year-old rapper posted a video taken by an onlooker that depicts a swarm of police officers confronting him at Los Angeles International Airport... Read More

For The Last 10 Years Nelly Paid College Tuition For Two Kids Every Year

Nelly Paid College Tuition For Two Kids Every Year

‘Only Way to Elevate Black Community is Education’ In the wake of the Mike Brown shooting and Ferguson protests last year, many in the Black community called for Black celebrities to speak out against the injustices shown to their own people. Some Black celebs rose to the occasion, using social media and TV news outlets like CNN to say their piece. Others, like Nelly, preferred... Read More

Dr. Dre Apologies About Beating The Women He had Dated And Apple Supports

Dr. Dre Apologies About Beating The Women He had Dated And Apple Supports

In a statement to The New York Times Friday morning, Dr. Dre apologized for a pattern of misogyny and abusive behavior that emerged in the late ’80s and early ’90s, a time period that’s attracted renewed interest in recent weeks. The allegations regarding Dre’s behavior have bubbled up in the wake of both a successful new album, Compton — his first in... Read More

Fetty Wap Is Throwing a Free Show for New Jersey High School Students

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With Fetty Wap barreling head-on into the pop culture landscape–and with his debut album finally on the horizon–the one-eyed wonder finds himself with a bigger platform than most people could ever hope to occupy. So he’s decided to give back: Later this month, on August 27, the “My Way” star will play a free show in his hometown of Paterson, New Jersey. The concert will... Read More

Dr. Dre and Ice Cube Demand to be Left Out of Suge Knight’s Wrongful Death Lawsuit

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Dr. Dre and Ice Cube have filed a motion to remove their names as defendants in Suge Knight’s wrongful death lawsuit. Suge Knight was charged with murder and attempted murder for running over and killing Terry Carter and seriously injuring Cle “Bone” Sloan earlier this year. Carter’s widow Lilian filed the wrongful death lawsuit in June, claiming that Suge and the N.W.A... Read More

Fabolous Feat. Velous “Gone For The Winter” (Video)

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Fabolous and Velous share a video for “Gone For The Winter.” Despite its title, Fabolous’ The Young OG Project made use of a ton of samples and interpolations of ’90s rap hits. One such perpetrator of this is “Gone For The Winter,” a Velous featuring cut that borrows from Nas’ “Represent” (or, more accurately, Lee Erwin’s... Read More

LAPD Steps Up Security at Premiere of N.W.A. Biopic ‘Straight Outta Compton’

LAPD Steps Up Security at Premiere of N.W.A. Biopic ‘Straight Outta Compton’

L.A. Weekly was the first to report the news of the increased police presence at the premiere. Metal detectors and members of the Gang Enforcement Detail deployed for red-carpet screening of film about Ice Cube and Dr. Dre’s gangsta rap group. The Los Angeles Police Department rolled out additional units Monday for the premiere of “Straight Outta Compton” as the stars hit... Read More

First Look At The Raekwon x Packer Shows x Diadora N.9000

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With all of the young artists in the hip-hop game releasing sneaker collabs, it’s no wonder that some of the OG’s are looking to get in on the fun. So move over, Drake, Kanye, Pusha T, and Frank Ocean, because Raekwon wants a piece of the sneaker pie. In honor of the 20th anniversary of Raekwon’s solo album ‘Only Built 4 Cuban Linx,’ which released... Read More

Drake’s “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late” is now platinum.

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Drake’s “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late” is now platinum. As if Drake really needs another ego boost, but his surprise mixtape-album If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late has officially gone platinum. Upon the album’s release, every single song off it began charting on Billboard. The album, which went gold in its first week out,... Read More

Trinidad James Teams Up With Legendary Sneaker Customizer For 1-Of-1 Air Jordan 2

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Trinidad Jame$, a man who always does his best to stand out from the crowd, recently teamed up with well noted sneaker customizer, Dank Customs, to transform one of the most expensive, and elusive, Air Jordan 2s in existence. The ‘Just Don’ Air Jordan 2- of which only 800 were produced- serves as the base for this sneaker which emits a strong Crown Royal vibe, featuring... Read More

Sean Price Reportedly Passes Away At 43

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Veteran MC Sean Price has reportedly passed away. It’s a sad day for New York hip hop, and in a broader sense, rap music as a whole. Sean Price, the venerated MC from Brownsville, Brooklyn, was found unresponsive in his home this morning at age 43. The cause of death hasn’t yet been reported. Price rose to prominence under the name “Ruck” in the duo Heltah... Read More

Meek Mill Drops “Wanna Know” Response Track To Drake On Hot 97

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Hip hop has been waiting for Meek Mill to clap back at Drake after he dropped “Charged Up” and “Back to Back”. However, Hot 97’s Ebro Darden isn’t having any of that. He defended Flex and called out Meek on Ebro In The Morning today. “We specifically were told that Meek had something for Flex last night and we waited … And waited . .. And waited... Read More

Officer Charged With Murder Of Sam DuBose, Video Of Fatal Traffic Stop Released

Officer Charged With Murder Of Sam DuBose

University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing has been charged with murder in the death of 43-year-old Samuel DuBose. In a press conference held on Wednesday (July 29), Hamilton County prosecutor Joe Deters announced the charge, and a video of the stop was also released. “This office has probably reviewed upwards of hundreds of police shootings, and this is the first time... Read More

Drake Actually Bought Charlamagne Tha God 6 Bottles

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Did Drake actually just send Charlamagne Tha God those “bottles” he rapped about? While most of us were sleeping, the rap world was shook up once more when Drake decided to go at Meek Mill again, and he turned up the energy too, on his “Back to Back” freestyle. Whereas Drizzy went the ironic, I-don’t-really-need-to-do-this-shit-but-I-will route on... Read More