Flashback Friday: Is Lil’ Kim Sexualizing Our Children? (1997)

    Photo: COSMOPOLITAN South Africa   It's no doubt that Lil' Kim is a leading lady in hip-hop. She has broken barriers for women in hip-hop to be open about their sexuality and rap about what the fellas rap about in their music. This is shown in the new generation of rap queens like

“Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta” Premiere [Red Carpet Event]

    What’s up ya’ll! I’m back at it again with exclusive footage from the “Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta” premiere red carpet event on Oct.2 at the Tongue & Groove.   Yes, ladies and gents, CeeSoDope was in the building and got a chance to speak with some of the stars from the

Twitter Goes Crazy Over Lil Wayne’s ‘Tha Carter V’ Release

    Photo: Hotnewhiphop.com   CeeSoDope readers it's finally here! Lil Wayne has finally dropped his anticipated album, Tha Carter V on Friday, Sep.28. The album comes the day after the rapper turns 36-years-old.     While the release of Tha Carter V is exciting for the die-hard hip-hop and Weezy fans, the road to release has

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,

Flashback Friday: Celebrating The King of Pop

    Photo: YouTube   Do you remember the time? Yes, ladies and gentlemen this Flashback Friday, CeeSoDope would like to celebrate the life and legacy of Michael Jackson. The King of Pop's birthday (Aug.29) was the talk on Twitter and users reminisced and tweeted about the influence Jackson left on the world with his

Flashback Friday: Remembering The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin

    Photo: Boing Boing   The world lost an iconic, legendary, multi-talented musician, the Queen of Soul. Aretha Franklin passed away Thursday, Aug.16 at 76-years-old following a battle with pancreatic cancer.   Franklin's family announced that they would have a public viewing and private funeral in her native hometown, Detroit.   The public viewing for Franklin will

Spike Lee & John David Washington dishes on ‘BlacKkKlansman’

    Spike Lee’s critically acclaimed film, BlacKkKlansman hit theaters Friday, Aug.10. BlacKkKlansman is based on the life of the first black detective in the Colorado Springs Police Department, Ron Stallworth.   Stallworth infiltrated the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan and even became the leader of the local chapter. The film illustrates Stallworth

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