No. I.D Working With Eminem

No I.D. knows a thing or two about producing for rap greats. With a discography which already includes unforgettable tracks with the likes of Common (“I Used to Love H.E.R.”), Jay-Z (“Run This Town”) and Nas (“Daughters”), the Chicago beat wizard and Def Jam executive looks to get in the studio with another primetime hitmaker: Eminem. “I definitely sat down and spoke with Eminem about working and we agreed to get in the studio and see... Read More

Shyne and Diddy settle their differences

Rapper Shyne has finally settled his differences with former mentor Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, 13 years after a club shooting left their friendship in tatters. The hip-hop star, born Jamal Barrow, was convicted of first degree assault and reckless endangerment relating to the 1999 incident in a New York club, which saw Combs and his then-girlfriend Jennifer Lopez facing police questioning in the aftermath of the crime. Shyne had little contact... Read More

Tyler the Creator wants to produce for Lil Wayne

    Odd Future can now add Lil Wayne to their already-rabid fanbase. While on the set of Birdman’s “Y.U. Mad” video in Miami on October 15, Weezy — who was rocking a MellowHype T-shirt — told MTV News how he supports the Cali collective. “I just rock with ‘em. Shout-out my man Taco; that’s my dude,” Weezy F. said of OF and Taco in particular. “I’m just real cool with the homies.... Read More

Cash Money buys out ‘Tha Carter IV’ to compete with ‘Watch the Throne’ sales

We have received confirmation from a reliable source that a Cash Money alliance recently bought out Tha Carter IV to exceed record sales. Mysteriously enough, it was as though the quantity bought was insufficient. The source of course choose to remain anonymous with fear of conflict to evolve. Well now, this leaves us to believe that Cash Money may very well have bought out the Carter IV with the intent to out sell Jay-Z & Kanye West’s recent... Read More

Jackass Star Dies in Car Crash R.I.P

Details about Ryan Dunn’s fatal car crash have emerged. According to West Goshen police, the “Jackass” star was traveling at almost 130 mph when his 2007 Porsche 911 GT3 swerved off the road, collided with a guardrail, crashed in the woods and burst into flames on early Monday morning, June 20. Police Chief Michael Carroll told Radar Online the speed of the crash was determined after an accident reconstruction team inspected the... Read More

[VIDEO] Lady Gaga’s Judas video bashes the Christians Religion!!!

After weeks of buildup and pre-emptive criticism, Lady Gaga finally (spurred by leaks) released the controversial music video for her new single “Judas.” And to be sure, it delivers on its promise of controversy. In the video, Gaga plays a modern-day Mary Magdalene, riding in with motorcycle gang Jesus and his apostles. Sleekly sexualized, it places her, among other things, writing in a bath with both Jesus and Judas, who share intimate moments,... Read More

Mack Maine Starts New Label Under Cash Money

Young Money president Mack Maine put in a call to MTV last week and shared the news about a Cash Money Records expansion. It seems Mack will be starting up a new record label under the YMCMB imprint. Listen to him discussing the business move below: Get Wit Rap Radar  Read More

Dr. Dre Reacts To 50 Cent's Twitter Dis

On Tuesday night, Dr. Dre was caught off guard when leaving Hollywood’s Boa Steakhouse. TMZ took the time to ask what West Coast rap veteran thought about 50 Cent’s Twitter rant regarding the launch of his own headphone line, Sleek by 50. “I have no idea what you’re talking about,” Dre answered. Dre had “no idea” that the Queens rapper was launching his own line of  headphones, “Is he? I’ve... Read More

Rick Ross Set To Sign New Deal … But With Who?

While the news that rapper Rick Ross has entered into the realm of record label CEO surfaced some time ago, many fans wondered aloud which of the major players out there would join forces with Rozay’s Maybach Music Group. In an attempt to end all speculation, Ross called in to MTV News personally to share with us who the budding mogul intends to align with in this next step of his smoking hot career – but the Deeper Than Rap star isn’t... Read More

[VIDEO] Lil Wayne is Unsure if Nicki Minaj's Butt is Real!

As Lil Wayne is leaving Philippe’s—which seems to be every rapper’s favorite destination for some grub—he was approached by paps and gets asked if whether or not Nicki Minaj’s butt is real or not. As the black Suburban pulled off with Tunechi in the back seat, it sounded like he said, “I’m not sure, but it’s real nice—I know that.” Real nice indeed.   [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLBJ7k3ZITE&feature=player_embedded]  Read More

[VIDEO] Niki Minaj's Moment 4 Life

“I definitely went back and forth with [director] Chris [Robinson] a lot. I just wanted it to be something a little bit unexpected,” she said. Minaj added she initially had a more bottle-poppin’ vibe in mind, which was eventually replaced by the romantic story line. “First I wanted it to be like, really just a celebration and a party,” she admitted. “But I had the idea of making it more of a romance. Chris... Read More

[AUDIO] Get Wit Blaze Blackheart

British newcomer Blaze Blackheart brings on the happy vibes with his new single, “I Feel Alright,” which includes a clever sample of The Fatback Band’s “I Found Lovin’.” The song is a buzzing slice of hip pop dominated by a bright melody, shiny synths and a catchy, funked up club groove that perfectly fit Blaze’s lyrics about living it up and letting go. “It’s Alright” is simply too irresistible to... Read More

Nicki Minaj Interview W/ Semtex

Nicki talks about her fans, the paparazzi attention, her hotel wanting to kick her out, Moment 4 Life w/ Drake, Pink Friday, Lil Wayne & much more! Read the rest of this entry for the full 5 part interview!   Click here to listen  Read More

Lil Wayne racist towards Black women

We wrote it off as just a lyric when Lil Wayne said “Beautiful black woman, I bet that b*tch look better red” in his new song “Right Above.” But could the father of this beautiful brown-skinned girl really be color struck? According to one of our readers, the answer is a hardy yes. Destiny, who describes herself as dark-skinned, says that derogatory statements made during a recent encounter with Wayne and his Young Money lackeys left... Read More

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