Happy Birthday, Natalie La Rose!
Natalie La Rose, Flo Rida's protege, turns 27 years old today (July 12).
Happy Birthday, Missy Elliott!
Perhaps one of hip-hop's most underrated gems is Missy Elliott, who went on one of the genre's most impressive creative runs in the early 2000s. Misdemeanor turns 44 years old today (July 1).
Happy Birthday, Ariana Grande!
Ariana Grande, the gorgeous pop chanteuse, celebrates her 22nd birthday today (June 26).
Happy Birthday, Solange!
Solange, Beyonce's younger sister, celebrates her 29th birthday today (June 24).
Best Hip-Hop Albums of 2015 (So Far)
It’s been much harder than last year to select the Best Hip-Hop Albums of 2015 (So Far), but we delivered. Check out some of the top-tier releases in hip-hop in the last six months.
Happy Birthday, Kanye West!
Today (June 8), we wish a happy birthday to a Chicagoan you might have heard of. His name is Kanye West, a self-proclaimed creative genius.
Happy Birthday, Swae Lee!
Rae Sremmurd is easily one of hip-hop’s top rap groups and today one of the members is celebrating a birthday. Swae Lee, whose real name is Khalif Brown, turns 20 years old today (June 7).
Happy Birthday, Iggy Azalea!
It’s been a year of ups and downs for Iggy Azalea. But today (June 7) is a good day for the “Fancy” rapper. The Australia native celebrates her 25th birthday.
Happy Birthday, Fetty Wap!
Rap sensation Fetty Wap is having the best day of his life. Not only is the New Jersey rhymer set to perform at Summer Jam today (June 7) at MetLife Stadium, he’s also celebrating his 25th birthday.
Happy Birthday, Curtis Mayfield!
When you look at the greatest black musicians who ever lived, Curtis Mayfield and his slick grooves come to mind. The legendary Chicagoan would've turned 73 today (June 3).
Happy Birthday, Waka Flocka Flame!
Waka Flocka Flame is still hard in the paint. The Atlanta rhymer celebrates his 29th birthday today (May 31).
Happy Birthday, CeeLo Green!
Rapper-singer CeeLo Green, who comes from Atlanta's respected hip-hop cliques Organized Noize, turns 41 today (May 30).
10 Songs Guaranteed to Rule Summer 2015
From Nicki Minaj to Rihanna and more, here are 10 Songs Guaranteed to Rule Summer 2015.
Happy Birthday, Ron Isley!
Some of the greatest acts of R&B and soul get their start from being a boy in a church choir. Ron Isley and many from the Isley family are prime examples. The legend reaches the ripe age of 74 today (May 21).
Happy Birthday, Busta Rhymes!
Busta Rhymes is still one of the most respected Brooklynites after more than two decades in the game. E.L.E.2 (Extinction Level Event 2) is coming at some point, but today (May 20), we recognize his 43rd birthday.
Happy Birthday, Sam Smith!
The British sweetheart Sam Smith turns 23 today (May 19).
Blue Ivy Breaks the Internet After Beyonce’s Mother’s Wedding Photos Debut
Beyonce's mother Tina Knowles got married to actor Richard Lawson on a yacht in California last week, but Blue Ivy was clearly the star of the big day according to photos the singer posted to her official website today (April 24).
Damon Dash Sues Ex-Wife Rachel Roy for $2.5 Million After Losing Custody of Kids
Damon Dash is tired of taking losses. It's not even June and he's already been mocked in the form of a Twitter hashtag and lost custody of his two daughters. Now the former Roc-A-Fella Records founder is trying to come out a winner by going the legal route.
Happy Birthday, Redman!
Redman is still a lauded rapper as he turns 45 today (April 17).
Happy Birthday, Da Brat!
Da Brat celebrates her 41st birthday today (April 14).