R. Kelly Walks Out of Interview When Questioned About Sexual Assault Allegations
R. Kelly can walk out of interviews, but he can't outrun his past.
How Much Money Did Silentó Make From "Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)"?
"Whip/Nae Nae" was one of the biggest songs of 2015 and it only netted Silentó $100K?
Lupe Fiasco Tweets That "The Cool 2" Album is Coming! (In Two Years)
If Lupe's latest tweet is to be believed another classic could be on the way, just not anytime soon.
“SWISH IS SO F*CKING FIRE" & Other Highlights From Pusha T's Reddit AMA
King Push also says he'd sign Lil Wayne and, most importantly, confirmed how to spell his signature ad-lib.
Ian Eastwood Redefines the Mixtape With Dance Project "AdultLessons"
A choreographer for Chance The Rapper and Vic Mensa has released an impressive, free visual project.
Terrible Human Being Who Bought Wu-Tang Album Arrested for Fraud
There goes Bobby Shmurda's bail money. As for the Wu-Tang album Shkreli bought....
Rita Ora Claims Roc Nation is "Dysfunctional," Sues for Release From Jay Z
Jay Z had big plans to make Rita Ora the next Beyonce - it didn't work.
Chance The Rapper Responds to Spike Lee, Continues Criticism of 'Chi-Raq'
Chance explains that PTSD is at the root of Chicago's violence, focuses on Jason Van Dyke and more.
Rae Sremmurd Makes Ebro Eat His Words With 20 Minute Freestyle
We won't lie, we weren't expecting these bars from the duo.
Watch Killer Mike's Full Interview With Bernie Sanders
Killer Mike proves that it's bigger than hip-hop by sitting down with a Democratic presidential candidate.
Peter Rosenberg: "If You Don't Have Turntables You're Not a DJ" [Interview]
Sorry guy with a laptop and a Spotify account, you're not a DJ.
Just Blaze Debuts Unheard Music From Jay Z, Kanye & More on Beats 1
You won't hear anything remotely this dope on mainstream radio.
Jeremih Blasts Def Jam Over "Late Nights" Promotion, Should Go Indie
Jeremih tells Def Jam "y'all don't even deserve my voice" and he's got a point.
Meek Mill Facing Prison Time for Alleged Parole Violation
Being made fun of on the internet is nothing when you're facing prison time.
Ice Cube Says Rap Has Become "Escapism," Talks "Straight Outta Compton" Accuracy
"Don’t worry about your real problems, just go to the strip club and smoke them away. That took over."
Spike Lee Attacks Chance The Rapper Over 'Chi-Raq' Criticism
Godamnit Spike Lee, when are you going to know when to stop?
Pusha T Wants G.O.O.D. Music Festival Because There Should Obviously be a G.O.O.D. Fest
You'd totally go to a GOOD Music Festival, right?
Kendrick Lamar's "How Much a Dollar Cost" is President Obama's "Favorite Song of 2015"
No big deal, just the President saying he loves the music of a young man from Compton.
Drake's "Hotline Bling" Didn't Get a Grammy Nomination Because Cash Money Screwed Up
No big deal, just a Cash Money mistake that cost Drake a shot at a Grammy for one of the biggest songs of the year.
Kid Cudi Goes Off on iTunes, Insists His New Album is "not HIP HOP/RAP"
Call Kid Cudi a rapper and prepare to feel his wrath.
Kendrick Lamar Leads the 2016 Grammys Nominations (Complete List of Nominees)
K. Dot racks up 11 nominations including the Album of the Year.
Chance The Rapper Weighs in on Spike Lee's 'Chi-Raq'
The "Chicagoan of the Year," speaking on behalf of his city, stands up to Spike Lee's new film.
Master P Puts Real Empire on Display in New Reality Show
The former head of No Limit Records is back and, it seems, better than ever.
Peter Rosenberg Breaks Down His Place in Hip-Hop, Hot 97 Freestyles & More
We caught up with one of our favorite NY radio personalities to talk shop.
Rap Tees Book Chronicles Early Days of Hip-Hop Merch
Why yes, we would love an original Def Jam jacket for Christmas. Thank you.
Rhymesayers Owner Apologizes for Lack of Women in Hip-Hop
The lack of female artists in hip-hop is not due to a shallow talent pool.
Drake, Eminem & Kanye Top Spotify's Most Streamed Artists of 2015
Drake racked up a staggering 1.8 billion streams on Spotify this year. All hail the 6ix God.
From the NBA to Hip-Hop, Draft Classes That Changed the Game
Lebron and Wade changed the NBA like Kendrick and Cole are changing rap.
Raise the Bar: Unpacking Kendrick Lamar & J. Cole's "Black Friday" Singles
We explain what Jermaine and Kendrick's recent releases tell us about both artists.
Chief Keef Suspended From FilmOn Deal, Continues to Burn Bridges
Keef has his latest label deal suspended and his car repossessed. Where does he go from here?
My Thanksgivings With Chance The Rapper & The Social Experiment
Three years ago a group of Chicago artists came over to my house to party and the party has yet to stop.
Yahoo News & CNN Report Drake Died in Car Crash (He's Not Dead)
Don't listen to a mainstream media easily fooled by internet hoaxes, the 6ix God is just fine.
Rick Ross Says He's One of the Biggest Ghostwriters in Rap
"I'm not only a ghostwriter, but one of the biggest in the rap game."
Big K.R.I.T.'s New "All My Life" Album is a Cash Grab From His Former Label
Don't be fooled, Big K.R.I.T.'s new album is actually old and not supported by K.R.I.T. himself at all.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "Thrift Shop" Goes Diamond, Is That a Good Thing?
The pair earned the distinction for selling 10 million units of "Thrift Shop."
Future Says "WATTBA" Never Happened, What the F*ck is He Talking About?
Can you figure out what Future's talking about? Does Future even know what Future's talking about?
Kendrick Lamar Shares Plan to Retire 'To Pimp A Butterfly'
"We didn’t do that album for popular culture. We did an album for people who need hope."
Parents Outraged as Substitute Teacher Gives Chief Keef Quiz in School
A Chicago teacher is in hot water after a school quiz focused on the Glo Gang leader.
Hodgy Beats Calls Out Tyler, Is This The End of Odd Future?
"If it wasn't for OF where would Tyler be?" - Hodgy got vocal at this year's Flog Gnaw festival and Tyler was not pleased.
3 Big Mistakes in Billboard's 10 Greatest Rappers of All-Time List
Tupac's not in the Top 10. Seriously. FOH.
We Listened to the Rap Songs on Justin Bieber's "Purpose" Album So You Don't Have To
Yes, there's a Nas verse on the new Justin Bieber album. No, it's not worth your time.
Spike Lee Continues to Miss the Point With "Chi-Raq" Music Video "WGBD"
“We’re the only race that shoots and kills themselves.”
Irv Gotti Says Jay Z Copied Biggie's Formula for "Vol. 1"
The former Murder Inc. head also claims Jay copied DMX' blueprint to make his highest selling album.