Flashback Friday: Celebrating The Life of Mac Miller

    Photo: Vanyaland   Mac Miller (born Malcolm McCormick) died Friday, Sep.7 reportedly of a drug overdose, according to TMZ.   He was found that afternoon around noon in a bedroom at his San Fernando Valley home. He was pronounced dead at the scene.   Authorities arrived on the scene after a male friend dialed 911 from Mac's

Flashback Friday: Celebrating The Godmother of Hip-Hop, Sylvia Robinson

    Photo: Billboard   I may sound like a broken record when it comes to talking about hip-hop, but I'll repeat this, hip-hop has always been a male-dominated business, and that is no secret. However, women have contributed to the sound of hip-hop since it was birth in New York City.   From Lil Kim,

Nicki Minaj Drops ‘Queen’ Album!

    Photo: Urban Islandz   It's finally here! After several delays, Nicki Minaj has released her fourth studio album, Queen.   Her latest LP comes a week earlier than the scheduled Aug.17 release date she announced last week. Minaj made the announcement last night on the first episode of her Beats 1 radio show.   Queen features Eminem, The

Tekashi 6ix9ine Speaks Out About Robbery In An Interview With DJ Akademiks

    Photo: The Source   Tekashi 6ix9ine (born Daniel Hernandez) was kidnapped, pistol-whipped and robbed on July 22, TMZ reports.   The MC was working on a music video in Brooklyn early Sunday morning, and around 4 a.m. he drove home. When he got home, another car pulled up and blocked the rapper's driveway.   Three hooded

Flashback Friday: Kid ‘N Play X “Rollin’ With Kid ‘N Play”

    Photo: Billboard   Kid 'N Play rose to significant fame in the late 1980s and early 1990s. The hip-hop duo from New York City is known for their hit 90s House Party film series.   Kid (Christopher Reid) & Play (Christopher Martin) are also known for hit singles such as "Ain't Gonna Hurt Nobody,"

Azealia Banks Puts ‘Wild ‘N Out’ On Blast For Making Her Cry At Taping

    Photo: Capital XTRA   Here we go again! Azealia Banks has had her many shares of social media beef with celebrities in the past. From T.I., Nicki Minaj, and Erykah Badu, the list goes on. Recently, Banks called out MTV's Wild 'N Out for allegedly mistreating her during taping on July 14.   Banks took

Cardi B Denies Nicki Minaj Gifted $5K Baby Basket

    Photo: NME.com   Cardi B (born Belcalis Almanzar) gave birth to her baby girl Kulture Kiari Cephus on Tuesday, July 10. The 25-year-old rapper announced the birth of her daughter with 1/3 of Migos member, Offset on Instagram with a nude maternity photo.   Kulture Kiari Cephus 07/10/18🎀🌸 @offsetyrn A post shared by Cardi B Official

Las Vegas Police Takes New Look Into The Tupac Shakur Murder Case After Recent BET Interview

    Photo: Mirror   Las Vegas Police are currently revisiting the murder case of Tupac Amaru Shakur after a BET documentary featured an interview with the uncle of the person of interest in the murder of the late rapper.   Shakur was killed in a 1996 drive-by. In an interview on the docuseries, Death Row Chronicles,