N.W.A. Is Nominated For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

Nominees for the 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame have been announced, and leading the way is N.W.A. The gangster rap pioneers were nominated in 2013 and 2015, but were not inducted. But, they've returned, an...

Chanel West Coast Was Never Signed to Young Money

Chanel West Coast has been repping Young Money since reportedly signing in 2013, but apparently, the contract was never finalized. As part of Lil Wayne's deal with Birdman's Cash Money Records, he could sign...

Snoop Dogg On Leaving Adidas

It looks like an Adidas endorser wants to jump ship... his name is Snoop Dogg. The rap legend took to Instagram this week, saying he wants to sign with Under Armour. Snoop Dogg posted a photo (since delet...

Travis Scotts Gives 14 Year Old Fan His Chain

When it comes to fans, it pays to be a loyal supporter of Travi$ Scott. The Texas rapper recently encountered a die-hard, 14-year-old fan, who inspired him to gift his chain after seeing the fan's Rodeo tatt...

Will Smith Finally Releases A New Song

Will Smith is back... in the rap game. The rapper-turned-actor surprised fans this week by releasing his first new song in more than a decade. Smith's comeback comes in the form of a remix of Bomba Estereo's...

Young Jeezy To Create A New Champagne Company

Jeezy announces plans for the development of a new luxury champagne brand, known as the codename "Project Gold Bottles." If you follow his music, it's also the title of his latest song, off his forthcoming albu...

Drake Earns 100th Billboard Hot 100 Entry

If you doubted Drake's star power, you definitely can't at this point. Eight new songs from the rap star debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 this week, bringing his overall chart appearances to 100. The song...

50 Cent Signs Two Year Deal With Starz

Following the success of the Power series, 50 Cent re-ups with Starz on a new, two-year deal, reports Deadline. Via the new deal, Fif will continue to executive producer Power, as well as develop new project...

T.I. Clarifies His Relationship With Iggy Azalea

T.I. stirred up some controversy this week, when he told Hot 97 that he hasn't spoken to Iggy Azaleain some time and even stepped back from her situation. Taken back, Iggy herself took to Twitter to respond,...

Tupac Movie Set To Start Shooting This December

A Tupac biopic, produced by LT Hutton, is set to begin shooting in December. Randall Emmett -- who is an established Hollywood producer with credits such as 2012's End Of Watchand 2013's Lone Survivor, as we...

Mayweather’s Next Fight With Berto Is A Flop

Floyd Mayweather's final fight... against Andre Berto... looks like it may be a flop. With the fight set to take place at the MGM Grand this weekend, word is, there's a ton of seats still left --more than 2,...

50 Cent Building A Massive Home In Africa?

Although he's made headlines for recent financial woes, 50 Cent looks to be building a massive crib in Africa. The rapper took to Instagram to show off what looks to be a massive African estate, in a video t...

Birdam Gets Hit With Another $350K Lawsuit

Birdman gets hit with yet another lawsuit. An ex-employee named Javier Nuno is suing Birdman for allegedly not paying him his salary for more than two years, reports The Jasmine Brand. In the lawsuit, he ...

Nicki Minaj is Pretting for Her New Mobile Game

Nicki Minaj is the next celebrity to get her own mobile game. Glu Mobile announced a partnership with the rap star, this week, for the creation of a mobile game that will feature her likeness and voice. "...

Tyga is Getting Sued for not Paying his Rent

Tyga just doesn't like to pay his rent. According to TMZ.com, the rapper is being sued by his current landlord for failing to pay rent on his house in Calabasas. The landlord says the home rents for $25,0...

Birdman is Suing TIDAL and Jay Z Over Lil Wayne Album

Birdman is suing Jay Z and his TIDAL streaming service, claiming it illegally distributed Lil Wayne's latest LP, Free Weezy Album. In court docs, the hip-hop mogul's label Cash Money says it has the exclusiv...

Too Short Opts For 90 Days In Jail On DUI Charge

Too Short was sentenced to a 90-day jail sentence on Wednesday (July 15)... because he didn't want probation. The rapper (real name: Todd Anthony Shaw) was busted on a DUI charge back in 2013. Interestingly,...

Young Thug Arrested For Threatening To Kill Mall Cop

Young Thug was arrested by U.S. Marshals on Wednesday morning (July 15), after allegedly threatening to kill a mall cop, reports TMZ. The rapper was at a Georgia mall sometime last week, when security asked ...

Lil Wayne Joins Jay Z In Tidal

While Lil Wayne continues to battle Cash Money Records for his freedom, the rapper has reportedly joined Jay Z's streaming service, TIDAL. The rap star released a new track, exclusively on TIDAL this week, c...

Spotify Introduces Videos and News

Spotify has expanded its range of services beyond music, by adding videos, news and podcasts. The is trying to take a bigger slice of the streaming music biz, which continues to grow. Digital music subscript...

Did Chris Brown Get Into A Fight In LA?

Looks like Chris Brown got into some trouble over the weekend in Los Angeles. According to TMZ, the singer is accused of getting into a fight on Monday morning (May 4) during a basketball game at the Palms C...

Mike Tyson Not Impressed With Last Nights Fight

Being a boxing legend, with some of the biggest fights in the sport's history, Mike Tyson was in attendance for the Floyd Mayweather/Manny Pacquiao fight on Saturday (May 2). Iron Mike spent some of the nigh...

Diddy Announces Plan For World Tour

Diddy appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Wednesday (April 29), where he announced plans for a world tour. While sitting with Ellen, and taking shots of his Ciroc Vodka, the hip-hop mogul let viewers in ...

How Much Did Tech N9ne’s Verse From Eminem Cost?

Tech N9ne has landed one of his dream collabos, a guest spot from Eminem on his Special Effectsalbum cut, "Speedom (WWC 3)." But, how much did it cost the indie rap king? In a recent interview with BET, Tech...

Jordan Brand Opens Flight 23 Store In Las Vegas

Jordan Brand officially opened its newest Flight 23 store last Friday (April 24) in Las Vegas, via their ongoing partnership with Footaction. Flight 23 is a Jordan-only product retailer, focusing on the bran...

Jay – Z Responds To Negative Comments Towards TIDAL

Following immense backlash over the public perception that Jay Z's TIDAL streaming service benefits only music's top stars, as well as reports that it's already failing, the hip-hop mogul has taken to Twitter t...

Lil Wayne’s Tour Bus Shot At In Atlanta Club Lot

Lil Wayne's tour bus was shot up in Atlanta early Sunday morning (April 26), and fortunately, the rapper is ok, reports TMZ.com. He was in town for a performance at Compound night club, but at around 3:30 am...

Damon Dash Sues His Ex For $2.5M

Just days after a judge gave sole custody of his two daughters to ex-wife Rachel Roy, Dame Dash has filed a lawsuit against her for $2.5 million. According to TMZ, the former hip-hop mogul is suing his ex fo...

The Game Is Getting Sued For Punching Photographer

The punch the Compton rapper threw during a basketball game in March continues to get him in trouble. Earlier this month, a process-server and photographer showed up at his Calabasas home to serve him with l...