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This book cover image released by Riverhead shows "There Goes Gravity: A Life in Rock and Roll," by Lisa Robinson.
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Free Press Summer Fest is a little more than a month and a half away, but even though the already-packed festival lineup has been released, more names are getting added, including a Swishahouse trio that kick started the second Houston rap surge in 2005.
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Lorde performed at the 2014 Coachella Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, April 19, in Indio, Calif.
President Obama has paid a special tribute to club music icon Frankie Knuckles by penning a letter to his grieving family and friends.
When you create something for public consumption, you're putting yourself in a very fragile position.
In this Oct. 10, 2013 file photo, rapper Jay Z performs on stage at the o2 arena in east London, as part of his Magna Carta World Tour.
On Tuesday April 22 Radio.com reported that Andre Johnson, affiliated Wu-Tang Clan rapper known as "Christ Bearer" in the rap group ' Northstar ' was rushed to the hospital after using a serrated steak knife while high on PCP to cut off his penis where doctors were unable to reattach.
Demi Lovato is set to make an appearance as a presenter at the first annual iHeartRadio Music Awards , which will take place on May 1, 2014, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
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The "Nicki Minaj is returning to her hip-hop roots" narrative is already in high gear, even though Minaj has yet to officially release a track from her forthcoming album The Pink Print .
Tickets hit the streets at 10am, and the curtain's now up. Festival czars C3 Presents revealed the line-up for the 2014 Austin City Limits Music Festival this morning, Oct. 3-5 and 10-12.
Jimmy Fallon unveiled a video edit of Brian Williams' "NBC Nightly News" broadcasts to make the anchor appear as if he is rapping, this time featuring a Snoop Dogg classic.
Producer: The Invisible Men, The Arcade, 1st Down, The Messengers, Watch The Duck, Stargate, Benny Blanco, Reeva & Black, Rock City Iggy Azalea was born and raised in Australia.
Tampa Bay, Fla.- After spreading her wings through the Sunshine State like a sweet Southern breeze with her latest hit single 'Shawty' featuring Famous Kid Brick, 18-year-old Tampa Bay native Shyann has been handpicked to perform on the nationally televised BET Rap-It-Up Campaign.
The heart-pumping line-up features Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Pharell, Shakira, Pitbull, Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran and more of your favorite hitmakers.
The Library of Congress recently added 25 new recordings to its National Recording Registry, but none of them were hip-hop or rap songs.
No matter how many shiny awards are stacked somewhere in that multimillion-dollar mansion, you've only truly made it when you rank among Forbes' wealthiest hip-hop artists .