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Nicki Minaj Epitomizes Hip-Hop Hot; No More Self-Judgment (video)

Nicki Minaj says in a new interview she’s through with self-doubt and self-judgment and into taking pride in her work. “No more self-judgment,” she tells Complex magazine. “I’m not judging myself; I’m not dissing what I do. I’m proud of what I’ve done and I’m proud of what I’m working on,” she adds....
Nicki Minaj Takes Off Her Top in New Pills & Potions Video (watch!) 2

Nicki Minaj Takes Off Her Top in New Pills & Potions Video (watch!)

Nicki Minaj takes a minimalist approach to her new “Pills and Potions” video. It’s mainly just her against a blank screen, but who needs more with the way she moves, writhes and pulls on her clothes? Nicki dropped the video Monday (June 9). Rapper The Game plays her love interest. Nicki sings about love and double dealing with her nig*a. ...
Iggy Azalea Slams Fan Bullying With Her Own Sharp Words on Twitter 4

Iggy Azalea Slams Fan Bullying With Her Own Sharp Words on Twitter

Iggy Azalea responded to a raft of fan push-back for slamming rapper Nicki Minja with some choice words of her own blasting fans for taking sides, cracking jokes about artists and starting feuds. She was particularly harsh on those fans who “have done NOTHING. NOTHING! With your lives.” After Iggy's album came out, some critics proclaimed her the next big thing in rap, which didn't sit well with Minaj. ...
Lily Allen Posts Weird Selfie Dancing Topless in Spanx WTF? (watch!) 6

Lily Allen Posts Weird Selfie Dancing Topless in Spanx WTF? (watch!)

Lily Allen, the whimsical UK singer, danced like no one was watching wearing nothing but spanx. Except she filmed the whole thing and posted it on Instagram. No explanation, except to say she thought it was “cool.” Allen, 29, looked like she was in her dressing room, apparently getting ready for a show, when she filmed herself. Allen was in Glasgow, Scotland over the weekend performing in the BBC Radio 1 Big Weekend concert. ...
Rihanna Stars in A$AP Rocky's 'Fashion Killa' Ode to Bling (video!) 10

Rihanna Stars in A$AP Rocky’s ‘Fashion Killa’ Ode to Bling (video!)

Rihanna, for once, leaves the heavy lifting for someone else. She stars in s new video for A$AP Rocky’s hip-hop anthem “Fashion Killa.” Rocky raps about bling and one hot woman. Who could want more than that? Rocky, aka Rakim Mayers, debuted the new video on BET’s “106 & Park” on Sept. 22nd and video of the video has finally made its way to YouTube....
Justin Bieber, Tyga Slo-Jam on 'Wait for a Minute' First Listen! 12

Justin Bieber, Tyga Slo-Jam on ‘Wait for a Minute’ First Listen!

Justin Bieber provides an R&B vibe to Young Money rapper Tyga’s new song “Wait A Minute.” Bieber could easily be channeling Usher with his smooth falsetto choruses. The song will appear on Believe Tour DJ Tay James’ upcoming WeKnowTheDJ Radio Vol. 3 mixtape. No word yet on when it will be out. Bieber has obviously be spending a lot of time with the YMCMB crowd. Check out the song....
Frank Ocean Builds Pyramids in New Video for Song (watch!) 16

Frank Ocean Builds Pyramids in New Video for Song (watch!)

Frank Ocean continues his sold run on “Saturday Night Live” with a new video for his song “Pyramids.” Ocean’s rising career follows years when he worked as a songwriter for such artists as Brandy, Justin Bieber and John Legend. Ocean, 24, had his coming out party, so to speak, on SNL last weekend. He performed two songs, “Thinking About You” and a shortened version of “Pyramids.” His debut studio album, Channel Orange, was released in July as a digital download exclusively on iTunes and was released as a CD the following week. Three songs off the album have charted as singles, the two he performed on SNL and “Sweet Life.”...
B.o.B., Nicki Minaj Off on Tangent in Out of My Mind Video (watch) 18

B.o.B., Nicki Minaj Off on Tangent in Out of My Mind Video (watch)

Rapper B.o.B. goes head-trip to head-trip with Nicki Minaj in the insane new video for B.o.B’s “Out of My Mind.” It’s hard to tell who’s crazier, B.o.B, who plays a mental patient, or Nicki who plays a doctor. That’s right, say it… Dr. Minaj. Nicki is known for her frenetic raps, and B.o.B, real name real Bobby Ray Simmons Jr., matches her rhyme for rhyme in rapid fire sequences that take place in an off-the-wall mental institution....
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Frank Ocean European Tour Sidelined by Vocal Problems

Frank Ocean has been forced to curtail his European tour, including a much anticipated paring with British band Coldplay, because of unspecified vocal problems. Ocean worked as a songwriter for such artists as Brandy, Justin Bieber and John Legend before launching his own career in 2010....
Kanye West Sparks Beef Over 'I Don't Like' Remix (listen) 24

Kanye West Sparks Beef Over 'I Don't Like' Remix (listen)

Kanye West has ignited a hip-hop beef over his remix of Chief Keef’s rap “I Don’t Like.” The remix dropped last night (May 1) and already Keef’s producer Young Chop is threatening a lawsuit. West must be giving girlfriend Kim Kardashian second thoughts. He brags about bagging three women in one night. “Soho or Tribeca/ three hoes, trifecta/dope money, coke money…”...
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