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Can You Guess Whose Tattoo This Is?
This cross-shaped tattoo with rose buds planted around it is on the forearm of one Atlanta rapper. Can you guess the owner of this tattoo? Read the clues below to find out.
Michelle Williams Talks to God on ‘If We Had Your Eyes’
Michelle Williams wonders what life would be like if people saw others the way God did on the mellow, violin-based 'If We Had Your Eyes.'
Chief Keef Arrested After Pleading Guilty to Speeding Charge
Rapper Chief Keef can't win. The 17-year-old was arrested June 17, just minutes he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of speeding at 110 mph on Chicago's Edens Expressway last month.
Ice Cube Performs ‘It Was a Good Day’ on ‘Jimmy Fallon’
Ice Cube is back. The veteran Cali rapper took the stage on 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' and performed his No. 1 Billboard rap hit 'It Was a Good Day' with the assistance of the Roots.
Can You Guess Which Rapper Lives in This Mansion?
This Diamond Bar, Calif., property belongs to one Cali-bred spitter. Can you guess who owns this mansion?
BET Developing ‘Hip Hop Sisters’ Reality Show, MC Lyte Serves as Executive Producer
BET has picked up four new reality television shows, one of them called 'Hip Hop Sisters.' The docudrama will follow rappers MC Lyte, the Lady of Rage, Yo-Yo, Smooth, Monie Love and Lil Mama as they attempt to relaunch their careers in hip-hop music.
Alicia Keys Earns Top Billboard Adult R&B Chart Achievement
In a career that spans more than 10 years, Alicia Keys has never neglected her R&B roots and crafted a unique sound that makes her stand apart from her contemporaries in the genre. This has driven her success and her winning continues.
Tyga Launches Flavored Water Drink
Like his fellow Young Money counterparts, Tyga is now making business moves outside of music. The young Cali spitta has partnered with Pop Water to launch his own natural fruit water drink.
J. Cole, ‘Born Sinner’ – Album Review
“I feed off of rejection,” said J. Cole as he gave the back story of his sophomore album, ‘Born Sinner,’ for a room full of fans and press at his listening session in New York City last Thursday evening (June 7) at the SVA Theatre. The 28-year-old em…
Drake Confirms Jhene Aiko Feature on ‘Nothing Was the Same’ Album
Jhene Aiko has been pretty quiet these days. We're assuming she's hard at work on her debut album. In the meantime, the Def Jam singer will be featured on Drake's next LP, 'Nothing Was the Same.'
Glenn Lewis Stays True on ‘Can’t Say Love’
Glenn Lewis is a man of his word on his new song, 'Can't Say Love.' The singer wants to let his lady know that he won't say anything he doesn't mean.
Ricky Blaze Pushes Electro-Reggae Forward With ‘Lightaz’
If you want to hear the future of dancehall, look to producer Ricky Blaze. Blaze continues to pioneer the newer sounds of electro-reggae (a.k.a. “transhall”) with his new feel-good party record ‘Lightaz.'