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Chris Lighty's Death a Sign of Hip Hop's Fading Presence 4

Chris Lighty's Death a Sign of Hip Hop's Fading Presence

Chris Lighty was at the center of the hip-hop revolution and his shocking suicide is one more sign that the music genre is fading in importance among a key constituency… white suburban kids. Lighty, 44, was a key player early on as hip-hop and rap rose to prominence in the 1990s. At his height, he’d managed such artists as 50 Cent, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Soulja Boy, L.L. Cool J, Busta Rhymes, Mariah Carey and rapper Ja Rule....
Kanye West Sparks Beef Over 'I Don't Like' Remix (listen) 8

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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