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Watch 2018 BET Hip-Hop Awards Freestyle

The talk surrounding Vic Mensa, his XXXTentacion line along with others like Erykah Badu, G Herbo, Nick Grant, Taylor Bennet and more do their thing on the 2018 BET Hip-Hop Awards Freestyle.

Charlamagne Tha God & Kanye West Interview Cancelled

Deadline reported, a New York Times-sponsored public conversation between radio host Charlamagne Tha God and Kanye West about mental health in the black community has been canceled. Charlamagne took it to Instagram to explain that the event would have been “a total distraction.” “Normalizing being mentally healthy is a conversation that I...

Kevin Hart Signs First-Look Deal With Nickelodeon

Variety exclusively reported, Kevin Hart has signed a first-look deal with Nickelodeon. Under the deal, Hart and his company HartBeat Productions will develop and produce live-action, scripted kids content for the network. This marks the latest building block of Hart’s growing media empire. He most recently starred in the film “Night School”...

President Trump signs the Music Modernization Act into law

At long last the Music Modernization Act was signed into law today by President Donald Trump, witnessed by a smattering of industry executives and such recordings artists as Kid Rock and John Rich, the president's besties. After an effort that began years ago and was renewed last year, the compromise legislation, which ultimately took much...

Colin Kaepernick Has Filed To Trademark His Image

Colin Kaepernick's company Inked Flash has filed to trademark a black and white image of his face and hair, last Friday.   The filing says its intent is to use his image on items such as hairspray, shampoo, jewelry, and many more items.  However, the use of the image is not...

Drake & LeBron James Discuss Rappers & Athletes Overstaying Their Welcome & More on The Shop (Video)

This Friday, Home Box Office is airing the latest episode of their LeBron James series, The Shop. Drake has been tapped as the next guest to sit up and have wine with The King, as the captain of the Los Angeles Lakers shared a teaser of the episode this afternoon. In the clip, LeBron and...

Nas Signs Stro to Mass Appeal Records

Nas has officially signed Stro to Mass Appeal Records. The Brooklyn rapper first made a name for himself at the age of 14 as The Astronomical Kid, when he appeared on the The X Factor and made it into the top seven. Since then, he’s been dropping project after project, and will release...

Chance the Rapper Will Donate $1 Million to Chicago Mental Health Services

Chance the Rapper says he's pledging $1 million to help improve mental health services in his hometown of Chicago. The rapper made the announcement during a summit for his nonprofit organization SocialWorks, saying those involved "want to change the way that mental health resources are being accessed." Six mental health providers in...

LeBron James & Ryan Coogler to Produce 'Space Jam' Sequel

After plenty of speculation, it is official. LeBron James will be starring the Space Jam sequel. His company Springhill Entertainment will connect with Black Panther director Ryan Coogler to produce the film, which has been in talks for years. As LBJ told The Hollywood Reporter, the Space Jam sequel will be more than just Looney Tunes and...

Mac Miller Dead at 26

Mac Miller has died of an apparent overdose. TMZ reported that the rapper was discovered earlier today at his home in the San Fernando Valley. His most recent album Swimming was just released on August 3. RIP

Vic Mensa Gives Away Free Shoes at Chicago “Anti-Bait Truck” Event

On Sunday, August 26, Vic Mensa teamed up with his SaveMoneySaveLife Foundation to give away free shoes in the Chicago neighborhood of Englewood, according ABC7. The event was held in response to local law enforcement placing a bait truck full of sneaker shoes with the purpose of catching local residents in the act of stealing. During...

Motorola is in hot water: smartphone P30 bears a strong resemblance to Iphone X

There is a new Android phone on the market - the Motorola P30, which would cost you roughly $350. People, however, might easily mistake it for a device that costs three times as much: the $1,000 Apple iPhone X, which was launched last fall. Photos of the new smartphone were official...

Nicki Minaj Reschedules North American Tour, Removes Future

Nicki Minaj has postponed the North American leg of her NickiHndrxx Tour, Live Nation announced in a statement. Future, who was previously announced as her co-headliner, will no longer be part of the tour. “Due to scheduling conflicts Future will not be on the North American run,” Live Nation’s press release said. “Nicki Minaj will...

VMAs 2018: Performances (Video)

As the MTV Music Awards is coming to an end, check out some of the best performances of the night below.

MTV VMAs 2018: Full Nominees List

The 2018 Video Music Awards is happening tonight! Below is the full list of nominees. Cardi B leads with 10 nominations, followed by Jay-Z and Beyonce with 8 nominations. Drake and Childish Gambino got 7 nominations each. Tonight's show does not have a host and will feature performances by Travis Scott, Nicki Minaj, Ariana...

Lebron James Lands Deals With HBO, Showtime and CBS

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 15.0px Helvetica; color: #ffffff} It’s been reported that Lebron James' barber shop talk show landed at HBO and will premiere in August. "I am so proud of this project," James tweeted,"Athletes and artists get to have a real, uninterrupted discussion the way we always...

Drake Teases Nike x OVO Basketball Jersey

Seems like Drake is back on team Nike as Drizzy reveals a new Nike and October's Very Own collaboration in the form of a basketball jersey.   On Road 18/19 🦂 A post shared by champagnepapi (@champagnepapi) on Jul 31, 2018 at 12:20am PDT Do you think the deal with adidas is over...

Derrick Rose announces his 'Rose Scholars' scholarship program

Following suit with LeBron James' I Promise School, Derrick Rose announces his “Rose Scholars” scholarship program, which will reward high school students more than $400k in college tuition!   I'm excited to share the launch of The Rose Scholars program, a scholarship program which seeks to give high school students the opportunity...

Nicki Minaj Pushes Back Release of Album "Queen"

After tweeting about running into sampling clearance issues, Nicki Minaj has decided to push back her highly anticipated album once again.  Queen is now scheduled to drop on Aug. 17. The rapper officially delivered the news with a note to fans coinciding with her Apple Music Essentials playlist takeover:  "My darlings!!! I have a huge surprise that I can’t share...

Travis Scott’s new album ‘ASTROWORLD’ to be released this week

After giant replicas of his head appeared in New York, Los Angeles , and Houston, Travis Scott has announced that his next solo album Astroworld will drop Friday, Aug. 3rd. Earlier this year, Scott recruited Kanye West and Lil Uzi Vert for his single Watch. The record peaked at No. 16 on the Hot 100. #ASTROWORLD  FUCKING...

Beyoncé to Partner With Netflix for Upcoming Visual Album

According to The Sun, Beyonce has been quietly filming for the visual project — a collection of music videos — and is planning to shoot another at the ruins of the Colosseum in Rome. And while 2016’s Lemonade premiered on US telly network HBO, this time she is hoping to raise the...

Facebook Launches 'Watch Parties' to Binge Videos With Your Friends

Facebook is throwing a video party. Starting today. For everyone.  The social network is launching a new way to have groups of people who may be scattered across the country of globe watch videos together in real time, and comment on them. Unlike many Facebook launches, this will be available to...

Pusha-T and 070 Shake Perform On "Fallon" (Video)

Pusha-T performed Santeria on Jimmy Fallon's The Tonight Show on Thursday (July 19). The track appeared on King Push's third, Kanye West-produced, studio album Daytona.  Watch their performance below.   

Rihanna Is Reportedly Working On Two Albums

After a recent appearance on the Graham Norton Show to promote her latest film Ocean’s 8, Rihanna mentioned that new music was coming our way. ‘I am actually in the studio at the moment,’ she told the host when asked about a new album. But, that’s not all, because the Barbados-born beauty is working on...

Drake Credits Shiggy For Making His Record "In My Feelings" Number 1

Drake publicly thanked Shiggy, the man behind the hit song's jump to the top of Billboard Hot 100. The rapper and social media star were spotted partying together Monday night in Hollywood. “Man got me a #1 record today!” Drake said. After posting his now viral dance, celebrities like Ciara, Will Smith and...

Ciara Announces New Music

Ciara is coming back with new music! It appears that the pop star will drop a new single this Wednesday. In a recent series of Instagram photos the Body Party singer repeatedly used a caption that read "#LevelUP 7.18.18". Ciara hasn't released a full-length album since her sixth studio album Jackie dropped back...

MTV VMAs 2018: Cardi B and The Carters Dominate the Nominees List

Cardi B scored 10 VMA nominations, five of which are from her Finesse collaboration with Bruno Mars, who has another solo nod in addition to his five with Cardi B. The single is also up for video and song of the year, among other awards, with Cardi B and Bruno Mars facing off...

XXXTentacion Ended Beef with Drake Before Passing (Video)

Last year, the XXXTentacion and Drake beef came to a head, when some comments were made about a certain rapper’s mom. Prior to things going extremely left, XXX called out The Boy and his camp for allegedly using elements from “Look at Me” for his own song, “KMT.” With the South Florida rapper putting OVO Sound on blast...

U.S. Reopens Emmett Till's Murder Investigation

The federal government has reopened its investigation into the murder of Emmett Till, the 14-year-old black boy who was abducted and killed by two white men. This story, even 63 years later, remains one of the most striking examples of racial violence in the South. According to the Justice Department, the renewed...