Photo: XXL Mag UGK aka the Underground Kingz dropped their classic record "Use Me Up," November 10, 1992. The song samples Bill Withers' "Use Me" and highlights the group's use of deep bass and funk. "Use Me Up" is featured on the hip-hop duo's 1992 album release, Too Hard to Swallow.
Photo: CNN Actress Lauren London honors the late Nipsey Hussle (born Ermias Asghedom) on what would have been the MC’s 34th birthday. In an Instagram post, London pays tribute to the father of their 2 -year-old son Kross Asghedom, writing: View this post on Instagram Today We celebrate You my beloved Today we
Photo: Entertainment Weekly On Friday, July 26, President Donald Trump angrily attempted to get Prime Minister Stefan Löfven of Sweden to intervene in the assault case of rapper A$AP Rocky. Trump, who spoke with Löfven last week about the incident, doubled down angrily via Twitter following the report that the rapper has
Photo: Tarrant County Sheriff's Office/AP Rapper Tay-K (born Taymore McIntyre) has been sentenced to 55 years for the murder of 21-year-old Ethan Walker. The MC was back in a Texas courtroom Tuesday, July 23 where a Tarrant County jury decided his faith. The sentence includes 30 years in prison and a $5,000 fine
Photo: Hollywood Reporter Aired live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California, the 19th annual BET Awards graced television screens on June 23, 2019. The BET Awards brought another year of unforgettable performances, heartfelt tributes, and Black Twitter together once again. Each year in June is a moment for CeeSoDope
Photo: Pitchfork “My mind playing tricks on me,” no, literally. Hip-hop has lost one of it’s fallen sons, one-third of the Geto Boys, Bushwick Bill. The 52-year-old (born Richard Shaw) passed away Sunday, June 9 surrounded by family in Houston. In February, Bill was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer, and
Photo: Wegow In 2008, rap icon and actor Ice Cube sat down with Michael Eisner to discuss his success, business ventures, and his music video "Gangsta Rap Made Me Do It." The video illustrated the parallels between hip-hop and social events. Cube also discussed rap music being the blame for everything wrong