A projector displaying a montage of Ciara’s videos flashed on the screen during the intro of her concert at the AT&T NFC Rally in Washington, D.C. CiCi then stormed the stage and opened with “I’m Out,” sans Nicki Minaj.
Riddick dethrones Lee Daniel’s The Butler for the No. 1 spot at the Box Office. The Vin Diesel-starring flick, which features an appearance by singer Keri Hilson, opened with $18.7 million.
X Factor rejects Fifth Harmony are the true breakout stars from season 2. The five, harmonizing starlets feel that they’re Better Together, so they’re packaging that concept into an EP that is being released on October 22nd.
Remember Mandisa, the gospel powerhouse of season 5 of American Idol? Her fourth album, Overcomer, debuted at No. 1 on the Christian Albums chart.
R. Kelly held a listening session for his forthcoming album, Black Panties, and revealed that it would hit stores on 11.11.
Rihanna took a picture with her presumed frenemy Nicki Minaj. The “Pour It Up” singer is also rocking a new hairstyle she’s calling “ghetto goth,” so you know what that means.
Jhené Aiko’s arm is in a sling due to injuries caused by a car accident, but like Mariah Carey, it didn’t hinder the sweet-voiced singer from looking flawless while posing with her good friend Childish Gambino for a picture.
Lil’ Wayne obviously has a thing for “Miss Katie” Couric. The 30-year-old rapper spoke on doing hard time and dropping out of high school during a sit-down for her talk show, which is scheduled to air Monday, September 9th.
Mario’s relationship with his manager’s ex-girlfriend was such a “Fatal Distraction,” the 27-year-old singer packaged his thoughts into a moody, sensual song.
JoJo is so damn cool and talented. Like the top comment on the video of her “Anything” performance with Casey Veggies, I really hope she wins her lawsuit.
In partnership with Taco Bell and Get Schooled, Kendrick Lamar and James Harden helped recognize the extraordinary efforts of Bethel Regional High School’s staff, students and community. K.Dot deciphered lyrics and gave lessons in rhyming to an eager classroom. Read More →
After a few false starts and an apology for being subpar, Lil’ Wayne has released his DJ Drama-hosted Dedication 5 mixtape. The Weeknd, T.I., Chance the Rapper and 2 Chainz are among the features, but I’m sure the guy who reacted on Drama’s Instagram is the most memorable contributor to the project.
If your ears have recovered from listening to the fourth installment of the popular series, re-injure them by streaming the mixtape below courtesy of DatPiff. Read More →
If things go as scheduled (and they usually don’t), Lil’ Wayne’s Dedication 5 mixtape will be available for download in less than an hour. It features some notable names, including The Weeknd, T.I. (3 times), Chance the Rapper and 2 Chainz (see: tracklist), but that’s not why we’re here.
I couldn’t care less about new lyrically handicapped bars from Wayne; however, fans’ reactions to ‘D5′s’ delay have piqued my interest. Tension spiraled yesterday when DJ Drama, the tape’s host, teased fans by posting a doctored tweet on Instagram. User Eric Carter (cvrterr) was not amused. See what he had to say below.
In rappers Kendrick Lamar didn’t mention news, Lil’ Wayne has apologized for being a sucky emcee.
Lil’ Wayne is undoubtedly one of the most commercially successful rappers of all time. This year, however, saw the once-lauded rapper wander to the wasteland like dozens of other “has-beens” before him.
The New Orleans native’s commercial viability couldn’t convince the BET and MTV Video Music Awards committees that his subpar rhymes deserved recognition, which prompted him to apologize to his fans for being a terrible rapper. Read More →
It’s leaders, and it’s followers…Drake is undoubtedly a leader. How else do we define a guy that brought out Kanye West, Lil’ Wayne, TLC, J. Cole, Miguel, A$AP Rocky, Wale, Big Sean, French Montana and The Weeknd during his set? On top of that, he reunited Diddy and Mase.
Before treating the 4th annual OVO Festival attendees with Kanye, Drake addressed the rumors of his now-defunct feud with Wayne. ”‘Yo, where Wayne at?’,” he reenacts. “Nigga, we both busy, I ain’t gotta explain that!” Read More →
Nas’ reflective rhymes, cinematic storytelling and overall brilliant lyricism prompted Harvard University to honor the Hip-Hop legend with a fellowship. Harvard’s W.E.B. Du Bois Institute and the Hip-Hop Archive announced the Nasir Jones Hip-Hop Fellowship on Tuesday. [AP] Read More →