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8 min ago | HipHopDx

[Interviews] Marsha Ambrosius Talks B-Girl Roots & Asking DJ Premier To Sample "Come Clean"

Exclusive: Marsha Ambrosius details how her love of Hip Hop and honest approach to songwriting led to collaborations with Dr. Dre, Common, Nas and others.


Related Topix: Marsha Ambrosius, Hip-Hop, The Roots, Black Entertainment, Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson

5 hrs ago | India.com

Kanye West accused of plagiarising Aphex Twina s song

Los Angeles, Aug 27: Rapper Kanye West has been accused of "ripping off" a song by Aphex Twin for a sample featured on his 2010 track "Blame Game".


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, The Aphex Twin, Electronic, Avril

7 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

Kanye West's father was paparazzo

Kanye West revealed his father Ray West was a paparazzo during a deposition last year after he was sued by paparazzi photographer Daniel Ramos for allegedly attacking him at LAX.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Wedding

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The University Star

Take time to appreciate the greatness of Mac Miller

Anyone else out there a Mac Miller fan? He is a young rapper from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with a whole lot of talent and even more heart.


Related Topix: Jay-Z, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rap

River Front Times

In Defense of Liking Music for No Good Reason

Why did you like Yeezus ? Did you find it anarchic? Did you like how it challenged racial norms in a confrontational, blacked-out way? Did you like its minimalism? Or its maximalism? Did you find the songs to speak to a larger narrative of where Kanye West is artistically and emotionally? Did you appreciate the videos, or the bloodthirstiness? Did ... (more)


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Black Entertainment

National Ledger

Lana Del Rey a Fan of Kim Kardashian West, Kanye West's Wedding

Lana Del Rey was a big fan of the Kim Kardasian West and Kanye West wedding - the singer is still bragging up the ceremony for attention, saying it was ''beautiful''.


Related Topix: Wedding, Lana Del Rey, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop

Broward-Palm Beach

Drake and Lil Wayne Bromance, Wednesday at Cruzan

After Jay Z and Beyonc did not attend Kanye West's wedding to Kim Kardashian, rap fans put forward a theory that Yeezus is articulating his indignation by censoring Jay Z's name from his recent live performances.


Related Topix: Drake, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Rap, Lil Wayne, Celebrities, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Music, Entertainment


Kanye, Nicki Minaj producer inspired by Philly

At 18, Andrew "Pop" Wansel made a promise to himself. Before he died, he'd work with both Kanye West and Alicia Keys.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Nicki Minaj, Hip-Hop, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Home, Home Decorating, Philadelphia, PA, 9, Music, Entertainment

Mon Aug 25, 2014


Aphex Twin Reveals How Kanye West Tried To Rip Him Off On "Blame Game"

Aphex Twin interviews are rare beasts, but with Richard D. James about to return with SYRO , his first proper studio album in 13 years, they're suddenly a little thicker on the ground.


Related Topix: Aphex Twin, Black Entertainment, The Aphex Twin, Hip-Hop, Electronic


The Strange Symbiosis Of Taylor Swift And Kanye West

Zack O'Malley Greenburg here, thanks for reading! I'm a senior editor at Forbes , where I cover the business of music & entertainment.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Simon & Schuster, Dance, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, RZA, The Wu-Tang Clan, Weird


Wowzers, Kim! That's one heck of a low-cut dress

With sisters Kendall and Kylie Jenner quickly gaining credit and popularity in the fashion world, there was only one way Kim could secure her Kardashian crown at last night's MTV VMAs - with the lowest cut dress on the red carpet, obvs. Kanye West's wifey ensured all eyes were on her in a beaded Balmain dress that was slashed so low we could nearly ... (more)


Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, MTV Video Music Awards, Music!

Sun Aug 24, 2014


Statik Selektah lets karma play out on the sophisticated 'What Goes Around'

The Massachusetts born producer, DJ, and radio personality known as Statik Selektah has created another masterful compilation album in What Goes Around , his sixth studio compilation to be exact.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop


Kim Kardashian's VMAs Dress Proves She Serious About Plunging Necklines

Leave it to Kim Kardashian to steal the show at the MTV VMAs -- even when she doesn't have any musical talent.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Inglewood, CA, Entertainment, Watch What Happens: Live, Television, Music!, MTV Video Music Awards, WireImage

Sydney Morning Herald

VMAs: who deserves to win and lose

Go on, forgive us a terrible joke. It is after all in support of a television event of questionable taste and quality but eye-popping action.


Related Topix: Music!, MTV Video Music Awards, Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Sia, Alternative, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Beyonce, R-N-B

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Suge Knight shot in West Hollywood nightclub

Former rap impresario Marion "Suge" Knight was shot early Sunday morning at a nightclub in West Hollywood, a law enforcement source told The Los Angeles Times.


Related Topix: Prison, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Entertainment


Rap mogul Suge Knight shot 'multiple times' at Chris Brown's pre-VMA party

The hip hop boss is thought to be having surgery after being shot in the arm and stomach at Hollywood nightclub 1Oak Rap mogul Suge Knight is believed to be undergoing surgery after being shot "multiple times" at Chris Brown's pre-VMA party.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Tupac, Rap, Violent Crime


Kings of Leon back - and closing out Made in America

When the Budweiser Made in America festival comes to a close in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art next Sunday night, the last band standing will be Kings of Leon.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Kings of Leon, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Music, Entertainment

Sat Aug 23, 2014


Harry Styles' ice-cold wake up call

ONE Direction singer Harry Styles has put a fresh spin on the ALS ice bucket challenge, getting drenched from a great height.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop

Daily Mail

Kanye West to join Kim Kardashian in Sydney next month for Yeezus tour

'I've killed a lot. And if I need to, I'll kill a whole bunch more': Ferguson cop suspended for racist, sexist, homophobic speech caught on video after he pushed CNN's Don Lemon live on-air Meet the man who DELIBERATELY sabotaged Starbucks pay-it-forward line that had gone on for 10 hours and 457 customers Florida dad who said he 'absolutely ... (more)


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Australia, Oceania, World News

Fri Aug 22, 2014


[News] Pusha T Explains Calling Himself The New Jay Z, Reveals "King Push" Details

"I'm just following that mold," Pusha T says in an interview with XXL when discussing the line.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop