21 hrs ago
Ludacris Q&A: His Next Album, Mourning Paul Walker & Vin Diesel's Rap Skills
This weekend in Los Angeles, rapper Chris " Ludacris " Bridges will be given BMI's President's Award , a honor for songwriting and impact on pop culture that has previously gone to Adam Levine and Taylor Swift .
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Tupac And The Notorious B.I.G. Impacted The VMAs In Ways You May Not Realize
We've seen some amazing hip-hop moments at the VMAs through the years. Still, when we think back on VMA history, we can't help but think about what could've been if Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G. had lived to realize their full potential.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
WTF Happened To These Extinct VMA Categories?
The MTV Video Music Awards have been around 30 years and counting, and the 31st annual MTV Video Music Awards air on Sunday, August 24. Naturally, music changes over time , which means the awards change, too.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
5 & Done: Veto Vangundy
The Chicago Hip Hop Renaissance is in full effect. Artists from across the city are making waves beyond Cook County.
My Gay Banjo Releases 'Country Boys In The City' Music Video
My Gay Banjo, the queer country duo we raved about earlier this year, are back with a new video for their infectious single "Country Boys In The City."
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Nas: When 2Pac and Biggie Died, I Thought It Was The End Of Rap
Hip Hop legend Nas did a sit down interview with Zane Lowe for the "Relentless Ultra presents Soundchain" series.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
EXCLUSIVE: Murda Mook Names His Top 5 Emcees DOA & Battle Rap Mt. Rushmore
Murda Mook is one of the leading figures in battle rap today, so the Harlem native's view on Hip Hop culture as a whole is point of interest.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
BBC Radio 1's Nick Grimshaw to release compilation album
BBC Radio 1 breakfast show DJ Nick Grimshaw has announced details of a compilation album entitled 'The Nixtape', which is due for release on September 22. The album will feature a curated selection of dance tracks, inspired by Grimshaw's regular radio segment of the same name where listeners call in to suggest songs for a mixtape.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
4 things to do this weekend
To be honest, TimeOut was caught out by the quickfire success of these Hamilton-bred Kiwi rockers.
Nas thought Notorious B.I.G and 2 Pac's deaths would spark the end of rap
NAS was concerned for the fate of rap music following the tragic deaths of Notorious B.I.G and 2 Pac who were both shot by rival gang members in the 90s.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
50 Cent's Music May Help You Get A Job?
Before heading out to an important job interview, listening to 50 Cent's "In Da Club" could give people a competitive advantage over other applicants: you'll get confidence.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
The Hollywood Gossip
Diddy Posts Notorious B.I.G. Photo, Clutches Beeper, Wins #TBT
Diddy, in honor of Throwback Thursday a.k.a. #TBT, posted a classic photograph of himself with his late friend and rap legend, the Notorious B.I.G. Diddy, then Puffy Daddy, holds his quintessential '90s pager in his hands as he dons an all-white outfit and a sparkling chain.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
A playlist to celebrate National Dollar Day
Money may be the root of all evil, but it's also been the root of some really great songs.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
WSJ Media and Advertising
Stromae on Five Formidable Albums
Rwandan-Belgian musician Stromae's latest album "Racine CarrA©e" has taken Europe by storm.
Slam X Hype
#ThrowbackThursday: Yo MTV Raps
Back when you were younger you parents probably told you bedtime tales of dinosaurs, cavemen and the time when MTV used to play videos.
Listen to 50 Cent's 'In Da Club' Before a Job Interview, Says New Study
Do you have a big job interview or an important interview coming up? A new study suggests that listening to music with heavy bass sections like 50 Cent's "In Da Club" will subconsciously make you feel much more confident than bass-lacking music would.
The Star Online
The '90s: Soundtrack to a decade
In the 1990s, only one girl group mattered: The Spice Girls. Debut single Wannabe an anthem celebrating female friendship was a global hit, hitting No.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
14 Rap Lyrics That Should've Been Fact-Checked First
There's nothing like a great rap lyric. For true hip-hop fans hearing our favorite MCs connect complex thoughts over unforgettable beats is one of life's greatest joys, but that doesn't mean that the rhymes always make sense.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
[News] Migos Member Quavo Says Biting In Rap Wouldn't Be Tolerated If Tupac & Biggie Were Alive
During an interview with radio personality Jenny Boom Boom , Atlanta-based rap group Migos gave their thoughts on the late Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur.