NAS DISCOVERS HIS ANCESTORS WERE SOLD AS SLAVES

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Rapper Nas was shocked to discover his ancestors were sold as slaves in 1859 during his appearance on a genealogy TV show. The I Can hitmaker is the first rapper to trace his family history on TV series Finding Your Roots, and he was overwhelmed with emotion when he was presented with documents showing his […]

FLOYD MAYWEATHER SAYS TI IS MAD BECAUSE HE THINKS HE SMASH TINY

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Floyd Mayweather had to do a little PR cleanup this weekend when he was misquoted during a press conference. He reportedly told journalists that the reason he’s at odds with T.I. is because “he’s mad I was f*cking his b*tch.” However, Floyd had to clarify to TMZ.com that he actually said, “He thinks I was […]

KANYE WEST WILL HEADLINE BOTH MADE IN AMERICA FESTIVALS

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Kanye West will end the summer with a busy weekend, headlining both Budweiser Made In America festivals in Pennsylvania and Los Angeles. West was recently confirmed as the Saturday-night headliner at Jay Z’s event in Philadelphia on 30 August, and now it has emerged he’ll jet to the west coast after his set and perform […]

FIGHTS ON TOP OF FIGHTS AT THE LOVE AND HIP HOP ATL REUNION

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A huge brawl erupted during the taping of the “Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta” reunion show in NYC Tuesday night … leaving several cast members — and their weaves — injured. Multiple sources on the set tell us the fight involved Benzino, his fiancee Althea, Stevie J, Joseline, Debra, Tammy, and Mimi — and the […]

JAY ELECTRONICA DETAILS DRUG BATTLE

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Rapper Jay Electronica is now clean and sober after spending the last few years battling drug and alcohol abuse. The hip-hop star has opened up about his addiction issues in a new interview, revealing he has finally overcome his demons after years of personal struggles. Fans have been waiting for the star’s debut album ever […]

NEW MUSIC: NICKI MINAJ “NO FLEX ZONE REMIX”

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Minaj spits a boastful verse over the Mike WiLL Made-It beat: “Running this game for five years, guess that’s why my feet hurt / Wonder when they bite me, do these bitches teeth hurt? / Yes, I am an icon, that’s me on your T-shirt/ Thought you knew better, do your fucking research.” Nicki closes […]

FABOLOUS ESCAPES CLUB SHOOTING!

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Rapper Fabolous was caught up in a terrifying shooting on Sunday night when a bouncer was gunned down at a New York City nightclub where he was partying. The hip-hop star was enjoying a night out at the La Marina hotspot in Manhattan when an altercation broke out, and a security guard was shot in […]

TUPAC SHAKUR MUSICAL OFFICIALLY CLOSES DUE TO HORRIBLE SALES

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Broadway’s Tupac Shakur musical Holler If Ya Hear Me is to close early due to disappointing ticket sales. The stage show, based on the music of the late rapper, officially opened at New York City’s Palace Theater on 19 June and less than two months after its debut, the curtain will come down for the […]

RICK ROSS VOICES SUPPORT FOR JAILED MEEK MILL

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Rapper Rick Ross has vowed to stand by his embattled protege Meek Mill “through the good and bad” after the 27 year old was handed a jail sentence for multiple parole violations. The Ima Boss hitmaker, real name Robert Williams, was ordered to serve three to six months behind bars on Friday for issues relating […]

MEEK MILL SENTENCED TO JAIL TIME; JUDGE IS PISSED!

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Rapper Meek Mill has been jailed for up to six months for multiple parole violations. The Ima Boss hitmaker appeared in court in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Friday charged with several technical parole violations linked to his 2009 drug and guns conviction, including changing his phone number without notifying parole officers, arranging concerts in other cities […]