NAS CELEBRATES DOCUMENTARY PREMIERE AS TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL OPENS

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Rapper Nas helped to launch the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival in his native New York on Wednesday by performing with Alicia Keys after the world premiere of his new documentary Time Is Illmatic. The project, directed by One9, chronicles the I Can hitmaker’s rise to fame with his 1994 debut Illmatic, which has since gone […]

DRAKE ACCUSED OF STEALING MUSIC AND LYING ABOUT IT!

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Drake cheated and lied on his latest album — shamelessly stealing a jazz musician’s lyrics and then lying on the album that he got permission — so claims the jazz musician’s people. The song in question is “Pound Cake/Paris Morton Music 2.” The song begins with a 35 second monologue from a 1982 song — […]

HOWARD UNIVERSITY STUDENTS ARE PISSED THAT DIDDY IS GIVING COMMENCEMENT SPEECH

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Officials at a university are facing a backlash from students after they announced Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs would deliver the commencement speech for this year’s graduating class. Howard University President Wayne Frederick confirmed on Tuesday that the hip-hop mogul is due to return to the Washington, D.C. college where he studied in the late 1980s to […]

RAPPER EVE IS PLANNING TO GET MARRIED THIS SUMMER!

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Rapper Eve is planning to wed her fiance Maximillion Cooper on the Spanish island of Ibiza this summer, according to a report. The Who’s That Girl hitmaker is set to tie the knot with Cooper in a lavish ceremony at Ibiza nightclub Blue Marlin in June, according to the New York Post’s gossip column Page […]

KANYE WEST’S ADIDAS SNEAKERS DELAYED UNTIL 2015

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Kanye West fans will have to wait until 2015 to get their hands on his new Adidas sneaker line as the collection will not be ready in time for release this summer, according to reports. The Stronger hitmaker appeared at the company’s Global Brand Conference in Bamberg, Germany earlier this month and revealed the first […]

JAY-Z JOINS NAS FOR ILLMATIC ANNIVERSARY PERFORMANCE AT COACHELLA

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Former rap rivals Nas and Jay Z reunited on stage at California’s Coachella music festival on Saturday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the I Can hitmaker’s classic Illmatic album. Nas marked the milestone by playing the 1994 release in its entirety, before inviting Jay Z to join him in the spotlight for a rendition […]

THE GAME SLAPPED WITH RESTRAINING ORDER

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Rapper The Game has been ordered to stay away from his former fiancee following an alleged domestic dispute in March, according to a report. The hip-hop star, 34, is under investigation by police after Tiffney Cambridge filed a report claiming an argument with the Dreams hitmaker turned nasty, and a judge has now granted her […]

DRAKE TO HOST THE 2014 ESPY AWARDS

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Sports-crazed rapper Drake has landed a new job as the host of the 2014 ESPY Awards. The Started from the Bottom hitmaker, who serves as a global ambassador for the Toronto Raptors basketball team, will emcee the sports prizegiving event on 16 July at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles. Announcing the new gig on […]

MASTER P’S ESTRANGED WIFE DENIED EMERGENCY CUSTODY ORDER

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Master P’s estranged wife has reportedly been denied an emergency custody order after demanding the rapper return their three minor children to her care. The former couple has been embroiled in a nasty battle since Sonya Miller filed for divorce from the Make Em Say Uhh hitmaker in October after 24 years of marriage. Sonya […]

BIG SEAN CALLS OFF ENGAGEMENT WITH GLEE STAR

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Rapper Big Sean has called off his short-lived engagement to Glee actress Naya Rivera. A representative for the Mercy hitmaker has confirmed that the couple has split, although the spokesperson has slammed recent reports suggesting Sean’s infidelity is to blame. A statement issued to UsMagazine.com reads: “After careful thought and much consideration, Sean has made […]