THE GAME AND SNOOP DOGG LEAD PEACE WITH RIVAL GANG MEMBERS

Rappers The Game and Snoop Dogg invited fans to hit the streets of Los Angeles on Sunday morning to lead another peace rally with members of rival gangs the Bloods and Crips. The hip-hop stars have become leading voices in the fight for social justice, particularly after the deaths of African-Americans Alton Sterling and Philando […]

DRAKE PENS EMOTIONAL LETTER ABOUT THE SHOOTINGS OF BLACK MEN!

Drake has pleaded for an “open and honest dialogue” between black communities and law enforcement services. The 29-year-old Canadian singer took to his Instagram page to share an open letter he had written in the wake of Louisiana man Alton Sterling being shot dead by police officers on Tuesday. Officers were called to a convenience […]

50 CENT ARRESTED IN ST. KITTS FOR SWEARING?!

Rapper 50 Cent has been arrested for allegedly swearing during a concert on the Caribbean island of St. Kitts. The In Da Club star, who performs expletive-filled raps, reportedly said “motherf**ker” during his performance of P.I.M.P. during a set at the St. Kitts Music Festival on Saturday night, after local officials warned him not to […]

FAT JOE SETTLES ROYALITES LAWSUIT WITH BIG PUN’S WIDOW

Rapper Fat Joe and the widow of his protege Big Pun have settled their royalties lawsuit. Liza Rios sued the Lean Back star in 2014, claiming he agreed to split the profits from Big Pun’s songs with her after her husband died in 2000, and revealing she hadn’t been paid a cent since 2005. She […]

DRAKE DOMINATES 2015 IHEARTRADIO MUCH MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS

Drake dominated the 2016 iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards on Sunday, winning five of the top awards. The Toronto native’s Hotline Bling won the Canadian music video network’s annual prizegiving’s biggest gong of the night for Video of the Year, as well as Best Hip Hop Video and Best Director forDirector X. Drake also earned […]

COMMON TO STAR IN BLACK SAMURAI SERIES

Rapper/actor Common has been cast as the lead in the TV adaptation of Black Samurai. The Oscar and Grammy winner will take on Robert Sand and his heroic alter-ego in the project, which is based on author Marc Olden’s 1974 book series of the same name. Sand trains with a Japanese samurai master and subsequently […]

UPDATE: LIL WAYNE “STABLE” AFTER SUFFERING TWO SEIZURES

Lil Wayne is in “stable condition and good spirits” after suffering a minor seizure on Monday. The 33-year-old rapper’s private jet was forced to make an emergency landing, according to TMZ.com, shortly after take off from Wisconsin en route to California on Monday afternoon. The musician was due toappear at the E3 conference in Los […]

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SNOOP DOGG BOYCOTTS THE ROOTS REMAKE

Rapper Snoop Dogg is urging fans to join him in boycotting the new Roots remake, insisting he is “sick” of all the slave dramas. The revamped version of the historical miniseries, which is based on Alex Haley’s 1976 book, Roots: The Saga of an American Family, premiered on the History Channel on Monday night, as […]

ONE KILLED AND THREE INJURED AT TI CONCERT?!

A man has been killed and three injured in a shooting at rapper T.I.’s concert in New York on Wednesday night. The Live Your Life rapper was due to go on stage at the Irving Plaza venue in New York City when shots were fired around 10.15pm local time in the third floor green room […]