hip-hop

Rock Hall of Fame Bypasses Hip Hop Artists for Second Year in a Row 4

Rock Hall of Fame Bypasses Hip Hop Artists for Second Year in a Row

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be without hip hop artists for the second year in a row, even though the mid-1980s into the 1990s spawned some of the greatest rap and hip hop artists in the genre’s history. Indeed, many music critics call that time period the Golden Age of hip hop. So far, four hip-hop groups have been inducted beginning with Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five in 2007. They were followed by Run–D.M.C. in 2009, white rap group The Beastie Boys in 2012 and Public Enemy in 2013....
Snoop vs. Iggy: A Has-Been Plays Race Card on Up-and-Comer (video!) 6

Snoop vs. Iggy: A Has-Been Plays Race Card on Up-and-Comer (video!)

Snoop Dogg, went ballistic today (Oct. 15) on up-and-coming rapper Iggy Azalea after she dared to push back on his racist taunts. So the has-been is now a somebody again. Snoop, 42, had his 15-minutes in the 1990s as part of rap’s second wave. Iggy scored a major breakout this summer with her hit song "Fancy," and is one of the fastest rising rappers in the country....
Khloe Kardashian Promotes Hip-Hop Gun Culture Amid Murders (photos) 8

Khloe Kardashian Promotes Hip-Hop Gun Culture Amid Murders (photos)

Khloe Kardashian is following in sister Kim Kardashian’s footsteps recklessly promoting hip-hop gun culture at the same time another promising rapper was gunned down in a drive by shooting in Chicago. What a poser. Khloe posted a photo on Instagram showing boyfriend French Montana cradling a semi-automatic assault weapon. She chugged champagne like a gangsta.' ...
Willow Smith Has English Accent on Queen Latifah Show (watch!) 10

Willow Smith Has English Accent on Queen Latifah Show (watch!)

Willow Smith what’s up? She sounds more like a mini-Naomi Campbell than then daughter of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith during an appearance on the Queen Latifah show. Where’d she get that English accent? Willow’s adolescence has been on fast forward ever since she turned 9-years-old and started performing in risque videos....
Chris Brown Allegedly Blows Up, Blows Off GF Karrueche Tran 14

Chris Brown Allegedly Blows Up, Blows Off GF Karrueche Tran

R&B singer Chris Brown reportedly is letting his bad temper get the better of him, again. He is said to have broken up with girlfriend Karrueche Tran because she talked to his arch-rival Drake. At least he didn’t beat her up. That would be an improvement over his last breakup with pop singer Rihanna, who he infamously beat unconscious on the eve of the Grammy Awards Show in 2009....
Jay-Z, Kanye Blast 'N----s in Paris' in Strobe Blinding Video (watch!) 16

Jay-Z, Kanye Blast ‘N—-s in Paris’ in Strobe Blinding Video (watch!)

Jay-Z and Kanye West reprised their hit “N—-s in Paris,” from their Watch the Throne tour with a video made up of concert footage. It’s so loaded with kaleidoscopic effects and strobe lights it carries an epilepsy warning. The duo dropped the four-minute video on Vevo.com today (Feb. 9). West handled the direction and a run of live shows at the Staples Center in Los Angeles was used to generate the footage. Fans at the concerts had to watch them perform the song 10 times in a row....