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JAY-Z's Mother Didn't Approve Of Him Publicly Outing Her As Lesbian

  In his recent interview with Rap Radar  (Rap Radar podcast) the hip hop mogul confessed that he did not get Gloria Carter's blessing to reveal her sexuality. The rapper, however, went ahead and released 'Smile', believing that others can benefit from it. "Man, this is so important," he said, "so many...

Agenda Show - Las Vegas 2017

In a world of “fast fashion” celebrating limited releases of simple box logo printed tees (not to name any names), it’s relieving to see up and coming brands with unbelievable craftsmanship and originality. Agenda is a very unique place that gives life to the storefront, rather than the online shopping world....

Starz Announces 'POWER' Season 4 Premiere Date (Video)

Today, Starz Networks has revealed when the fourth season of their hit-series POWER will return June 25th! Before the official air date, viewers will be able to watch the advanced premiere at 12:00am on the Starz App and On Demand. In the teaser, we get a look at James ‘Ghost’ St. Patrick, who’s behind...

Joe Budden & DJ Akademiks Premiere 'Everyday Struggle' (Video)

Today Complex debuted their season premiere for their new debate show titled, "Everyday Struggle," starring DJ Akademiks and none other than his also highly opinionated co-host, Joe Budden. With Nadeska Alexis handling the hosting duties to ensure the two over-opinionated gentlemen don't overreact, the two touch on JAY Z vs....

The ‘Stache Brothers Release 'Westbrook for MVP’ PSA (Video)

The talk surrounding this year’s NBA season is the amazing play of OKC's Russell Westbrook. Despite the perfect triple doubles, he may still not be given MVP because he's being hammered for 'selfish play'. Last night, Westbrook put of a perfect 6/6 from the field and 6/6 from the free throw...

Rihanna on the cover of Paper Magazine

Bad Gal Ri Ri is taking over the Internet with her "Break The Rules" photoshoot for Paper Magazine. In this Mrch issue the pop star is seen rocking a futuristic glam look and a punk-inspired hairstyle. Check out the pictures below. The issue hits newsstands Monday, March 6.   .@rihanna for March Issue of Paper...

Kendrick Lamar Shares Details on His New Album

Look out world, Kendrick Lamar is hard at work on his new album. K. Dot covers the latest issue of T Magazine alongside Tom Waits and Beck, and during his interview for the issue, K. Dot gave some new abstract conceptual details about his forthcoming project. On To Pimp a Butterfly, which was his last proper album, K....

Sacramento Kings Deal DeMarcus Cousins to the New Orleans Pelicans (Video)

After two years, former Sacramento Kings coach, George Karl, finally got his wishes. According to multiple reports and sources around the league, the Kings have officially traded away their franchise and superstar player, DeMarcus Cousins, to the New Orleans Pelicans. He’ll now reunite with fellow Kentucky Wildcats legend, Anthony Davis, as the pair...

2017 NBA All Star Weekend Dunk Contest, Skills Challenge, Three Point Contest & Sager Tribute Shootout (Video)

Unfortunately, the league didn’t land enough big names for our interest in the contest, as it showed in results with lackluster performances for those not named Glenn Robinson III and Derrick Jones Jr. The Pacers swing man and the rookie of the Phoenix Suns will likely put their names in hat to participate next...

Drake gives in depth talk about the Meek Mill incident, Ghost Writing Allegations & More

After revealing that his More Life album was just two weeks from being complete, earlier this month, Drake took a break from his tour life to sit down with DJ Semtex. The two essentially discussed his entire life story and controversial events of the last 16 months. During the hour-long conversation, he touched on...

Watch YEEZY SEASON 5 Now! (Video)

After revealing the invite for Kanye West’s YEEZY SEASON 5 last night, we now bring you to the actual presentation at Pier 59 in New York. HYPEBEAST is now live on Facebook with the show and we’re here to give you a full view of the looks as they’re presented...

Portland Trail Blazers Make The First Major Trade Of The Year

Even with the second best back-court in the NBA, the Portland Trail Blazers are severely struggling in the horrific Western Conference. The team has officially decided to call it quits on their 2017 campaign, trading away starting center Mason Plumlee to the Denver Nuggets. In exchange, they get Jusuf Nurkic and most importantly – a...

SiR Reveals Artwork + Tracklist for ‘HER TOO’ EP

TDE’s latest signing, SiR, is set to release his new EP titled HER TOO this Friday, February 10th, which will be the follow-up to last year’s HER. A couple of days before it drops, the Inglewood artist is sharing the artwork and tracklist for the project, which shows six tracks with work from Anderson...

Desiigner Announces ‘The Outlet Tour’

With hits like “Panda” and “Tiimmy Turner” and his debut mixtape New English under his belt, Desiigner is finally ready to take the music on the road across North America. ‘The Outlet Tour’ will see the G.O.O.D. Music rapper hitting up a massive 25 cities in April and May, stopping off in the likes...

Beyoncé Announces That She Is Having Twins!

Out of seemingly nowhere, Queen Bey bka Beyonce annouces to the world that she is pregant with TWINS!! Congrats to Mr & Mrs. Carter! 🙌     We would like to share our love and happiness. We have been blessed two times over. We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing...

"Street Dreams" Biopic Miniseries Based On Nas’ Life Is Coming To BET

Deadline reports that BET has ordered a pilot of a new hour long series based on the life of Nas from Jonathan Levine. The series is titled Street Dreams and will take place in New York City in the 1990s. It will follow the character of Nas as he goes from growing up in Queensbridge projects to selling crack to becoming a...

J. Cole's “4 Your Eyez Only” has been certified Gold by RIAA

  J.Cole’s new album 4 Your Eyez Only has been officially certified Gold by the RIAA with more than 500,000 units sold just four weeks after its release! The certification came as no surprise, in 2015 North Carolina rapper's album 2014 Forest Hills Drive was certified platinum with very little promotion and no guest features.      — RIAA (@RIAA)...

President Barack Obama gives farewell speech in Chicago (Video)

"Tonight it's my turn to say thanks. Every day I learned from you. You made me a better President, and you made me a better man." President Barack Obama delivered his emotional final speech tonight in Chicago.  He took time to thank his wife, the First Lady Michelle Obama, his daughters Sasha and...

Fat Joe & Remy Ma Unveil Plata O Plomo Tracklist & Release Date

Fat Joe and Remy Ma's collabortive project Plata O Plomo will on Feburary 10th. The 12-track compilation features acts like Ty Dolla $ign, BJ The Chicago Kid, and French Montana just to name a few. Peep the full tracklist below. You can pre-order Plata O Plomo here.    1. Beast f. Elley 2. Swear To God f. Kent...

Curren$y Announces Andretti 12/30 Mixtape

Curren$y has taken to Instagram to announce his mixtape Andretti 12/30, which will be his 12th release this year. Andretti 12/30 will drop on December 30th. All of his releases should hold fans over until April when his album drops. Check out his Instagram announcement below.   Every month I made sure to check in with...

Fabolous Prepping Collaborative Mixtape Freddy vs. Jason With Jadakiss (Video)

Fabolous recently talked to 106KMEL about his collaborative project with Jadakiss, and revealed that something may be coming from Freddy vs. Jason on January 13th. The date is fitting for the project since it lands on a Friday. January 13th could bring a track or a full project, we'll just have to wait...

Tupac Will Be Inducted Into The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

It was announced today that Tupac will be a 2017 inductee of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. His induction will take place on April 7th at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, alongside acts like Pearl Jam, Journey, and Yes. He will be the sixth rapping act to be inducted....

Lil Yachty Is The New Face for Alexander Wang's "Beyond Reality" Campaign

  It's been reported that Georgia rapper, Lil Yachty, is now one of the new faces of Alexander Wang's 2017 "Beyond Reality" campaign. According to Wang about the new campaign: "It's about observing and toying with our society's current obsession with social media. We wanted to propose both real and fabricated narratives...

Damian Lillard Throws Spontaneous Hip Hop Show During His Adidas Sneaker Launch

  Adidas reported that during a sneaker launch for Portland Trail Blazer and rapper Damian Lillard (along with other guest stars including Fetty Wap) a full blown hip-hop concert erupted in the middle of the afternoon in a high school gym!   "This is beautiful," said school district official John Sasaki, who spoke...

Cash Money Reunion Tour Will Happen Without Lil Wayne

It looks like the upcoming Cash Money tour will be held without Lil Wayne. According to TMZ: "Sources close to Birdman tell TMZ … the Cash Money lineup will include Juvenile, Mannie Fresh, Turk, some up-and-coming acts and Baby himself, and will hopefully kick off in February. We’re told there’s an...

Ro James Announces First Headlining Tour, XIX Tour

Singer-songwriter Ro James took to Twitter to announce his first headlining tour. The 24-stop tour is called the XIX Tour. Peep the tour dates and promo video below, tickets go on sale on December 16th.  XIX My 1st Headlining tour . pic.twitter.com/cey6vRZdIT — RoJamesXIX (@RoJamesXIX) December 15, 2016

Yo Gotti Inks Deal With Roc Nation

Yo Gotti recently took to Twitter and Instagram to announce that he is the latest signee to Roc Nation. With the heat that is "Castro," Gotti is sure to drop some more fire now that he has announced this partnership.    CMG x ROC NATION #ItsOfficial 💯 #WhiteOut 9️⃣ A photo posted by Yo Gotti...

OVO Opens NYC Store

 With stores in Toronto and Los Angeles already, OVO and its merch now have a home in New York City. The store opened today (Dec. 10) at 12PM and is located at 54 Bond Street. NYC OVO fans rejoice. #NYWELCOMEOVO pic.twitter.com/8NPT48DB2O — October's Very Own (@welcomeOVO) December 5, 2016

Kehlani Announces SWEETSEXYSAVAGE World Tour

Kehlani has announced her SWEETSEXYSAVAGE World Tour. The tour is in support of her forthcoming album SWEETSEXYSAVAGE, set to drop on January 27th. She'll be hitting the road with supporting acts Ella Mai, JAHKOY, and Noodles. The first two artists will only be with her on the U.S. tour dates. The tour begins...