Wednesday Dec 4
E-40 Talks About Collaborating With Tupac
Arguably the Bay Area's biggest rapper and hyphy's largest catalyst, E-40 recently stopped by Sirus XM's Hip Hop Nation to discuss another West Coast legend, 2Pac.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
TDIM - Michael Jackson, Tupac and 50 Cent have something in common - 30th Nov
Three important events, Michael Jackson's thriller was released, Tupac Shakur was shot five times during a robbery outside a New York City recording studio, and 50 Cent created a vibrator to celebrate his manhood, all of which happened on this very day in music.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Nostalgia runs wild in Eminem's new video for 'Rap God'
Keeping in tune with the throw back theme of his latest album, the clip for Eminem 's newest single " Rap God " finds the rapper channeling 80's TV character Max Headroom.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Kanye West Says He's Dropping Nike For Adidas
" Hold up, I ain't trying to stunt, man, but these new Yeezys jumped over the jump man," rapped Kanye West on s "New God Flow."
Wed Nov 20, 2013
San Francisco Bay View
Meet Black Girls Rock! Award winner Ty-Licia Hooker
Ty-Licia Hooker was a recent winner at the Black Girls Rock! awards ceremony, which aired on BET, for her work with the Stockton based non-profit that she co-founded for under-achieving students, called the Summer Success and Leadership Academy.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
'Hip-Hop Conservative' Trey Radel Charged With Cocaine Possession
In July, Representative Trey Radel went on a mini-media blitz about his love of music, penning a piece for BuzzFeed explaining " Why I'm a Hip Hop Conservative " and writing about discovering rap as "a young, rebellious kid.
Suzanne Vega samples 50 Cent
Singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega has seen her work sampled by rap artists many times.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Why It's Awesome That Michael B. Jordan Auditioned For The Tupac Shakur Biopic
Michael B. Jordan was recently on the cover of The Hollywood Reporter 's awards issue and he revealed some exciting information in a roundtable interview with Forest Whitaker , Matthew McConaughey and some other Hollywood heavyweights.
Here's Where L.A. Rap Legends Are Buried
It's especially hard to find famous rappers' graves -- just ask our reporter who tried to find Eazy-E .
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Evil Beet Gossip
Are We All Ready for Susan Boyle's Duet with Elvis Presley?
Probably one of my least favourite things in existence is when living singers like to play Frankenstein and "duet" with dead ones using weird digital technology to overlap their voices .
Thu Nov 14, 2013
My Fashion Life
Miley Cyrus is Worst Dressed of the Week at 2013 MTV EMAs
Suspicious smoking materials aside - we're still recovering from that on-stage light up - Miley made sure pretty much every photog's lens was focused on her taut existence, while everything about her outfit forced the knots in our stomachs tighter.
The Big Lead
The Keith Olbermann and Mike Francesa Feud Set to Tupac's...
Keith Olbermann's feud with Mike Francesa and WFAN reached its inevitable Internet conclusion: a mashup of the ESPN host rapping the words to the 1996 Tupac classic, "Hit 'Em Up."
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Top 10 Tupac Songs
Tupac Shakur was many things to many people, such as a rapper, actor, poet and activist in the 80s and 90s that significantly influenced hip-hop and what it meant to be a rapper.
Juicy J Brings Out Lola Monroe's Inner Tupac On 'Makaveli'
Lola Monroe is all lady, but she definitely has a tough side to her. With her latest mixtape Lipstick and Pistols, she masters a balancing act, with the help of some pretty experienced friends.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Tupac Shakur's Long-Delayed Biopic Has a Filming Date
In September, we learned that the the long-planned Tupac Shakur biopic at last secured funding and the rights to use the late rap legend's catalog.
[News] Method Man Explains Why He Doesn't Want His Albums Reviewed
Wu-Tang Clan member Method Man , one of the few artists to collaborate with both Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G., has been noted for his delivery ever since 1993's Enter The Wu-Tang .