Tyga Reportedly Seeking Full Custody Of Son After Blac Chyna’s Twerking

Tyga Reportedly Seeking Full Custody Of Son After Blac Chyna's Twerking

Tyga can’t get behind Blac Chyna’s twerking habits – literally and figuratively, it seems. The rapper is reportedly seeking to gain full custody of he and his ex’s two-year-old son, King Cairo, citing Blac Chyna’s back-bending twerk sessions as part of the problem. According to TMZ, Tyga is looking to file court documents to obtain full custody of their son. “He lost... Read More

T.I. Reacts To Q-Tip’s Historical Hip hop Twitter Lesson Towards Iggy Azalea

T.I. Puts ‘Grand Hustle’ Impostor on Blast via Instagram

Earlier Q-tip took to twitter to shed some historical insight on the culture of hip hop gently and compassionately teaching Iggy (and whoever else needs a refresher) on the historical and political forces that created and continue to drive hip hop music. Over the course of nearly 40 tweets.  T.I. didn’t waste no time to respond to Q-Tip’s twitter statement towards Iggy... Read More

Madonna Ft Nicki Minaj – B-tch I’m Madonna

Madonna Ft Nicki Minaj – B-tch I’m Madonna

Pop icon Madonna has something new up her sleeve. The legendary singer recently announced she will be dropping a new album titled Rebel Heart on March 10. The new project will reportedly contain production from big name beat makers like Kanye West, Mike Dean and Diplo who concocted the new single “B-tch I’m Madonna” featuring the reigning queen of rap Nicki Minaj. Listen... Read More

The Game’s Response To Execution Of NYPD Officers Sparks Controversy

The Game’s Response To Execution Of NYPD Officers Sparks Controversy

The Game didn’t hold back on Instagram after he learned that two cops had been shot dead in Brooklyn by Ismaaiyl Brinsley, a 28-year old who had used social media to state his intention to kill police in retaliation for the deaths Eric Garner and Michael Brown. The former G-Unit member responded to the murders of officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos by posting the caption “I... Read More

Q-Tip Just Gave Iggy Azalea a Hip-Hop History Lesson

Q-Tip Just Gave Iggy Azalea a Hip-Hop History Lesson

  This week’s “beef” between Azealia Banks and Igloo Australia Iggy Azalea was way more than just beef: it was about what it really means, on a socio-political level, that America’s favorite rappers keep getting whiter (as exemplified by Azalea’s Grammy nomination for Best Rap Album, mimicking Macklemore’s success last year). Banks gave... Read More

Rudy Giuliani: 2 NYC Cops Were Killed Because Obama Told Everyone To ‘Hate The Police’

Rudy Giuliani: 2 NYC Cops Were Killed Because Obama Told Everyone To ‘Hate The Police’

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani attributed the execution-style assassination of two police officers on Saturday afternoon to the protests that broke out across the city following a grand jury’s failure to indict a police officer for killing Eric Garner. “We’ve had four months of propaganda starting with the president that everybody should hate the police,” Giuliani... Read More

Could The Diplomatic Relations With Cuba Begin The Hunt For Assata Shakur?

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Barack Obama’s announcement on Wednesday 12/17/14 that the United States would restore diplomatic relations with Cuba after more than 50 years of hostility drew the ire of two prominent Cuban-American members of New Jersey’s Congressional delegation. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and U.S. Rep. Albio Sires (D-8)... Read More

Madonna Compares Album Leak to ‘Rape’ and ‘Terrorism’

Madonna Compares Album Leak to 'Rape' and 'Terrorism'

Madonna is really upset about this album leak situation. Several leaked songs hit the web this week – and by several, we mean a full album’s worth — before Madonna was even able to announce a release date or album title for her next studio effort. The 56-year-old has dismissed the tracks as “unfinished demos stolen long ago,” but she’s still fighting... Read More

Sony Hack: Studio Warn Not To Hire Denzel Washington Because He’s Black

Sony Hack: Studio Warn Not To Hire Denzel Washington Because He's Black

  The actual facts of the story do not support the headline and opening paragraph of this Sony leak report in The Independent. My reading of the actual story is that Sony should be applauded for its decision to cast Denzel Washington in “The Equalizer,” despite the apparent belief that black stars in big films cost studios money at the international box office. Sony leak:... Read More

Pharrell made less than $3,000 from 43 million Pandora streams of “Happy”

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  This week, The Recording Academy announced its nominees for the 2015 Grammy Awards. Among those up for Best Pop Solo Performance are”Happy (Live)” by Pharrell Williams… And “All of Me” by John Legend. Through the first three months of 2014, “Happy” was streamed 43 million times on Pandora, while “All Of Me” was played 55 million times on the service. But... Read More

J. Cole Drops The Biggest Hip hop Album of 2014

J. Cole Takes Shots At Iggy Azalea, Eminem & Macklemore On "2014 Forest Hills Drive" Leak

Cole world. J. Cole rules the Billboard 200 this week as his third album 2014 Forest Hills Drive enters at No. 1. The North Carolina rapper takes the top spot from Taylor Swift’s 1989 by selling 371,000 copies in his first week. 2014 Forest Hills Drive marks Cole’s biggest opening week and the highest-selling debut of any hip-hop album in 2014, beating Rick Ross’ Mastermind... Read More

Nicki Minaj Gets Emotional Over Breakup with Safaree Samuels

Nicki Minaj Gets Emotional Over Breakup with Safaree Samuels

Love hurts. Nicki Minaj has managed to keep her personal life private. But she got emotional while discussing her breakup with her boyfriend of 12 years, Safaree “ScaffBeezy” Samuels. During her interview with Angie Martinez on Power 105.1, Nicki reflected on her relationship and revealed that she still has love for her ex. “My relationship was based off of love,” she said.... Read More

Bobby Shmurda and the GS9 Crew Were Reportedly Arrested at Quad Studios Last Night

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Bobby Shmurda might be facing some serious legal trouble, after he and members of his GS9 were reportedly arrested in New York City early on Wednesday morning (Dec. 17). KarenCivil.com reports that the Brooklyn rapper, born Ackquille Pollard, was arrested at Quad Studios near Times Square, and numerous unspecified weapons were seized by police as he was taken into custody. Members... Read More

Obama Unveils ‘New Approach’ On Cuba As Former Foes Chart New Course

Obama Unveils 'New Approach' On Cuba As Former Foes Chart New Course

  President Obama announced today the most significant change in U.S. policy toward Cuba in more than 50 years, paving the way for the normalization of relations and the opening of a U.S. Embassy in Havana. Obama said “we will end an outdated approach that for decades has failed to advance our interests and instead we will begin to normalize relations between our two... Read More