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  • J. Cole Announces Conclusion Of The Revengers Sessions With Heartfelt Tweet
    J. Cole summoned his Dreamville squad and a short list of other talented individuals for Revenge Of The Dreamers III earlier this month. The compilation album will reaffirm Dreamville as a powerhouse in hip-hop. The label was somewhat quiet up until last year. If you were to ask the casual hip-hop listener... Read more »
  • Don Q Serves Bars Over Roddy Ricch's "Every Season" In New Freestyle
    Don Q had quite the run in 2018. Although he got caught up in the middle of the "King Of NY" conversation, he proved exactly why he has the potential to earn that title. Throughout the year, he kept his pen as sharp as ever as he continuously pushed out more... Read more »
  • Little Simz Taps Cleo Sol For Smooth New Single "Selfish"
    Little Simz is one of the brightest stars out of the U.K. right now. Although she didn't release a whole lot of music in 2018, everything she did drop was impactful. She released a few singles but maintained a low-profile for the most part as she worked on her new... Read more »
  • R. Kelly's Chicago Studio: Police Find Evidence Of Residency
    R. Kelly spent over two decades building his legacy, but much of his empire is crumbling in front of our eyes. Earlier today, police searched the singer's Chicago studio along with the Cook County Building & Zoning Department over speculation that Kellz' used the spot as a residence. The warehouse... Read more »
  • Cardi B Blasts Trump For Not Paying Federal Workers: "Our Country Is In A Hellhole"
    After 2018, it's safe to say #Kanye2020 has lost its appeal, but some think that Cardi B might be more suited for the role of the President of the United States. Most will agree that celebrities should stay out of politics, but that line has already been blurred. Earlier today, Trump... Read more »
  • Kelly Rowland Confirms New 2019 Album & Speaks On Solange's "Genius"
    Kelly Rowland has confirmed her plans to roll out a new album in 2019. “This year! I said that last year. But I actually, really mean it this year,” she joked. It has been 5 years since the release of her last LP and her fans are clamoring for a new... Read more »
  • Snoop Dogg Clowns Donald Trump's Assessment Of "1000 Hamberder" Sandwiches
    Snoop Dogg's public disdain for Donald Trump goes back a couple years, around the time he released his  "Lavender (Nightfall Remix)" targeting the President's level of aptitude. Since then, Snoop Dogg seldom goes to bed without an eye surveying his next (inevitable) mistake. It certainly didn't help that Trump inadmissibly entered their dogfight... Read more »
  • Saweetie Breaks Down Why The 90s Are The Best Era & Respect For J. Cole In "On The Come Up"
    Saweetie has been making quite an impact of late. Though many came to recognize the name via her breakout single "Icy Girl," the Bay Area rapper has been putting in work long before a music career ever materialized. With a keen entrepreneurial spirit and hustler's sense of purpose, Saweetie has been carving... Read more »
  • Murda Beatz Reflects On Soulja Boy's Timeless Generosity
    All the rah-rah concerning Soulja Boy's disintegration is a tad premature. Even new-gen cats like Murda Beatz, and to a lesser extent, rapper/producer Sonny Digital, are jumping at the chance to support Soulja Boy while the social networking walls (he helped usher in) turn against him.As always, it takes the humbling... Read more »
  • Rihanna Earns Backlash For Savage X Fenty's Plus Size Collection
    A new line of intimates was launched by Rihanna's Savage X Fenty ahead of Valentine's day. The themed collection created some buzz among the brand's admirers while stirring some discontentment with its plus-size customers. One social media user, in particular, made headlines with her critique that highlighted how Savage X might not be... Read more »
  • Motorola Razr Flip Phone Is Returning This Year
    The dreams of so many 90s kids have been answered. Anybody that grew up in the Motorola Razr era knows just how iconic this phone was. If you had one, you were definitely one of the cool kids at your school. As we grew up, so did technology. We moved... Read more »
  • Big Boi Secures Piece Of Hip-Hop History After Buying "The Dungeon"
    For those appreciative of their hip-hop history, this news may very well brighten your day. At the very least, it may elicit a fleeting grin. As it happens, the legendary Big-Boi, whom you might recognize as one of the game's most slept-on lyricists and one half of the mighty OutKast, has... Read more »

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  • Draaakkeee?!: 10 Things We Learned from Soulja Boy on The Breakfast Club
    Soulja Boy might be the subject of many memes and punchlines but make no mistake about it, he doesn’t care what you think or feel. In his mind Soulja Boy’s a legend and if you let him tell the story he’ll... Read more »
  • El Chapo Allegedly Paid Ex-Mexican President $100 Million Bribe
    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO – JANUARY 8: Joaquin Guzman Loera, also known as “El Chapo” is transported to Maximum Security Prison of El Altiplano in Mexico City, Mexico on January 08, 2016. Guzman Loera, leader of Mexico’s Sinaloa drug Cartel, was... Read more »
  • A New ‘Ghostbusters’ Film Based On The OG Is In The Works
    Source: WENN.com / WENN Two years after the Ghostbusters franchise got a reboot with the all-female cast starring Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones, and Kate McKinnon, it looks like Hollywood is once again giving the franchise another sequel set in... Read more »
  • Amber Rose Says She Tried To Sell Crack When She Was Living In South Philly
    Source: DJDM/WENN.com / WENN Amber Rose is known for many things, from her relationships with some of the culture’s biggest celebrities to being the founder of her controversial SlutWalk. But recently the Philadelphia bombshell revealed something not many people knew about... Read more »
  • Lee Daniels Taps Viral Star Superb*tch For Gay Superhero Movie
    Source: Dennis Van Tine/Future Image/WENN.com / WENN Lee Daniels teased the idea of creating a superhero film with a gay person in the central role, and he’s finally secured someone that fits the bill. Superb*tch, a rising star on social media,... Read more »
  • Stir Fry Way: Quavo Extends Invite To Clemson Tigers For A Real Meal Fit For Champions
    Source: Bernard Smalls / iOne Digital Donald Trump’s fast food jamboree at The White House had Twitter users stomachs hurting from laughter at his cheap ass and the idea of consuming all of that greasy food. Quavo wasn’t feeling it and... Read more »
  • Future Says He Didn’t Want To Tell His Fans He Quit Lean
    Source: WENN.com / WENN Future has crafted an image as a drugged-up Lothario who struggles with that very fact, creating a rabid fanbase that expects his brand of trap rap. In a recent interview, the Freebandz honcho said he was afraid... Read more »
  • Apple Finally Set To Release Its AirPower Charging Mat This Year, Reportedly
    Source: AFP Contributor / Getty Welcome to the party wireless charging party Apple. The company announced back in 2017 that it was planning to release a charging mat for its products, but it noticeably went mum on it for some time.... Read more »
  • For Vince Staples, Sobriety Also Meant Survival
    Source: Michael Schmelling / GQ Vince Staples has only lived for a quarter of a century, but he’s already cemented his place as a cultural commentator along with his formidable musical contributions. Given that many artists of his generation rely heavily... Read more »
  • Travis Scott Spoke With Colin Kaepernick Ahead Of Taking Super Bowl Gig
    Source: Adam Bielawski/WENN.com / WENN Travis Scott caught criticism for accepting the Super Bowl LIII Halftime Time show sig alongside Maroon 5 but apparently, he spoke with Colin Kaepernick ahead of the announcement. Scott’s appearance was only booked solid after he... Read more »
  • R. Kelly Was So Big Mad At Dave Chappelle Piss On You Skit He Sent The Goons
    Source: Kevin Mazur / Getty Thanks to Lifetime’s Surviving R. Kelly docuseries, Dave Chappelle’s infamous video squarely aimed at mocking the R&B crooner has returned to the spotlight, and faced scrutiny. Neal Brennan, Chappelle’s longtime collaborator, was recently on The Breakfast... Read more »
  • Atlanta Strip Clubs Staying Open Super Bowl Sunday
    Source: Prince Williams / Getty Atlanta strip clubs have banded together under a common goal. That would be staying open Super Bowl Sunday to rake in the dough.  Reports TMZ: Here’s the deal — adult entertainment venues in the ATL aren’t allowed to... Read more »
  • R. Kelly’s Ex-Manager Will Turn Himself In Over Terroristic Threats
    Source: Scott Legato / Getty R. Kelly is reportedly feeling pressure from the outside after the airing of the Lifetime docu-series Surviving R. Kelly, and now some members of his team are also in the same boat. A former manager of... Read more »
  • Tory Lanez ft. Trippie Red “FeRRis WhEEL,” Trae Tha Truth ft. Dave East, Royce Da 5’9, Rick Ross, E-40, Snoop Dogg, Fabolous, etc. “I’m On 3.0” & More | Daily Visuals 1.15.19
    Source: AUSTIN, TX – AUGUST 21: Rapper Snoop Dogg performs onstage during ‘The High Road Tour’ at Austin360 Amphitheater on August 21, 2016 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Rick Kern/WireImage)  Tory Lanez really dodged a bullet last month when he avoided... Read more »
  • Yeah, Ok: Rob Kardashian Claims Dinner With Alexis Skyy Wasn’t A Shot At Blac Chyna
    Credit: DJDM/WENN.com Rob Kardashian out here being messy. Over the weekend Love & Hip Hop star Alexis Skyy blasted Blac Chyna, claiming the ex-stripper was cool one second and started bugging out the next…all at a party both ladies attended. According... Read more »
  • ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’ Battle Royale Mode ‘Blackout’ Free Trial Begins January 17
    Source: Activision / Treyarch If you haven’t gotten a chance to experience Black Ops 4’s battle royale mode ‘Blackout’, you can do so for free starting this Thursday, January 17. Today Activision announced for one week, players can experience the popular new... Read more »
  • Kim K. Confirms She & ‘Ye Expecting Baby Boy Due “Sometime Soon”
    Congrats are in order for the West family as Kim and Kanye are expecting their fourth child together, by way of surrogate. We’d already heard the rumors, but Kim K. confirmed them this week when she and her sisters stopped... Read more »
  • Rihanna Suing Her Own Daddy For Stealing Fenty Brandy Name
    Source: Rihanna attends the ‘Fenty Beauty’ photocall at Callao cinema in Madrid Featuring: Rihanna Where: Madrid, Spain When: 23 Sep 2017 Credit: Oscar Gonzalez/WENN.com  Rihanna does not play. Her father is learning this the hard way since the Bajan singer is... Read more »
  • Joe Budden Ready To Provide CyHi The Prynce With Copious Amounts Of The Smoke
    Source: Johnny Nunez / Getty Joe Budden has long since been retired from torching microphones as a rapper, and now presides over one of the most popular podcasts online today. On that said podcast, Budden once again said that he’d welcome... Read more »
  • #BRUHNews: Virgil Abloh To Launch Jewelry Line Inspired By Office Supplies
    Source: Gareth Cattermole/BFC / Getty How big of a hypebeast are you? Big enough to camp out for high priced ornaments based on staples? Then Virgil Abloh has you covered. The esteemed designer, who currently heads up Louis Vuitton, has revealed he... Read more »