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Beyonce, Jay-Z Stopped Short of No. 1 First Week Out by 5 Seconds of Summer 4

Beyonce, Jay-Z Stopped Short of No. 1 First Week Out by 5 Seconds of Summer

Beyonce and husband Jay-Z, the reigning king and queen of rap and soul, may gathering a little tarnish on their crown. Their new album Everything Is Love, fell short of No. 1 on the charts its first week out. The top spot went to 5 Seconds of Summer. The album, released last Saturday, sold about 70,000 copies, according to media reports. 5 Seconds of Summer’s new album YoungBlood grabbed the No. 1 spot with 90,000 sales after streeting two days earlier....
Rapper Meek Mill

Meek Mill Could Get Serious Time for Latest in String of Parole Violations

Meek Mill may have overstepped his probation on drugs and weapons charges one too many times and could be facing a prolonged stint in the slammer. Maybe he’s hoping he’ll get a little Justin Bieber justice, again, but shouldn’t count on it. Bieber has repeatedly dodged jail sentences, despite a string of arrests and convictions, although he’s small-time compared to Meek....
Drake Strikes Out With Rihanna, But Female Intruder Ready, Willing 8

Drake Strikes Out With Rihanna, But Female Intruder Ready, Willing

Drake, the Canadian rapper, infamously struck out with Rihanna, but he’s still apparently a chick magnet. A female intruder allegedly broke into his house and was discovered wearing one of his hooded sweatshirts. The woman, who was not identified, was discovered in the rapper’s bedroom by a member of his entourage. The 24-year-old woman was arrested and charged with felony burglary, ...
Iggy Azalea Clears the Air on Delayed Tour, Social Media Retreat (audio) 10

Iggy Azalea Clears the Air on Delayed Tour, Social Media Retreat (audio)

Iggy Azalea’s new tour, her first ever in major arenas, isn’t disintegrating and she hasn’t quit social media in disgust, although she is sometimes disgusted by it, she revealed in a new interview today (Mar. 12) in Los Angeles. The Australian rapper, real name Amethyst Amelia Kelly, touched off a lot of wild rumors when the tour delay was announced two days ago. Speculation centered on disputes between the 24-year-old rapper and Def Jam Recordings on issues ranging from poor promotion to difficulty working with her. ...
Nicki Minaj Epitomizes Hip-Hop Glam in Complex (photos, video) 12

Nicki Minaj Epitomizes Hip-Hop Glam in Complex (photos, 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....
Iggy Azalea, Jennifer Lopez Shake the Room in New 'Booty' Video 14

Iggy Azalea, Jennifer Lopez Shake the Room in New ‘Booty’ Video

Jennifer Lopez gets jiggy with Iggy Azalea in steamy hot girl-on-girl action in their new video for Lopez’s song “Booty,” which is all about having the boom to shake the room. Ironically, Lopez, at 45, is nearly twice as old as the Australian rapper, who is 24. She could be her mother. As it is, they make a pretty dynamic pair, ass-slamming in the opening moments of the video...
Nicki Minaj Takes Off Her Top in New Pills & Potions Video (watch!) 18

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 20

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!) 22

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. ...
Chris Brown Enlists Lil Wayne, Tyga for New 'Loyal' Video (watch!) 24

Chris Brown Enlists Lil Wayne, Tyga for New ‘Loyal’ Video (watch!)

Chris Brown may be cooling his heels in jail, but his feet are red hot in his new video for “Loyal.” Lil Wayne and Tyga get things going before Brown steps in to rap about his problems with disloyal “bitches” and “hoes.” The song was produced by Nic Nac and will appear on Brown’s long-awaited sixth studio album X from RCA Records and Sony Music Entertainment....
Nicki Minaj Splish-Splashes Naked in Selfie Shower Pics (see!) 28

Nicki Minaj Splish-Splashes Naked in Selfie Shower Pics (see!)

Nicki Minaj must have been feeling frisky in the shower and decided to let her fans in on her fun. She posted a series of racy selfies on Instagram yesterday (Feb. 5) that showed her naked and wet, but not too revealing. The 31-year-old rapper appears to be taking a page out of Rihanna’s playbook, teasing fans with sexy photos to keep them interested....
Kanye West Taps Hype Williams for Yeezus Tour Movie (See Teaser!) 30

Kanye West Taps Hype Williams for Yeezus Tour Movie (See Teaser!)

Kanye West is king of the world. He’s got a phat baby mama, a blockbuster tour and now a new tour movie. He’s teamed with Hype Williams to create a Yeezus Tour concert movie. Check out the new trailer! West released his sixth studio album released last June, and it’s as close to a hip-hop masterpiece as the rapper may ever produce....
Miley Cyrus a Fly Girl in Will.i.am 'Feelin Myself' Video (watch) 32

Miley Cyrus a Fly Girl in Will.i.am ‘Feelin Myself’ Video (watch)

Miley Cyrus continues her hip hop dalliance. This time she subs for Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie in a new video for bandmate Will.i.am’s hot song “Feelin’ Myself.” Hey, it’s not about what it sounds like. Miley is a rhymin’ fool.Cyrus, who just turned 21, has left her country roots far behind and has been adding more of an urban edge to her music....
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