King Mez’s Honest Interview About His Music, Dr. Dre and Life’s Shift for #NextUp [EXCLUSIVE]
From Raleigh to 'Compton,' rapper King Mez is #NextUp. Read on as the 'Long Live the King' creator opens up about working with Dr. Dre, how his life has shifted in a year and the new music he has on the way.
Tinashe Meets Her Match on ‘Player’ Featuring Chris Brown
Tinashe is playing no games with her sophomore album, 'Joyride.' The 22-year-old singer is delivering a collection of tracks with notable names and the latest is Chris Brown.
Miley Cyrus Goes Topless on 2015 MTV Video Music Awards Red Carpet
Miley Cyrus stayed true to her nudity-loving self by going topless on the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards red carpet Sunday night (Aug. 30).
Nicki Minaj Dazzles in Gold on 2015 MTV Video Music Awards Red Carpet
Nicki Minaj is sure to top the best dressed list at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards with the dazzling gold gown she wore on the red carpet.
Amber Rose and Blac Chyna Make a Powerful Statement on 2015 MTV Video Music Awards Red Carpet
Amber Rose and Blac Chyna are owning the words that haters throw their way. The besties made a powerful statement on the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards red carpet Sunday night (Aug. 30) by wearing matching outfits decorated with derogatory terms critics have used to describe them.
Nicki Minaj to Perform at 2015 MTV Video Music Awards
Nicki Minaj is about to give birth -- to a big ol' MTV Video Music Awards performance. The rapper is the latest artist to be added to the performance lineup at the annual awards show.
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Bring Hip-Hop Vets Along for the Ride in ‘Downtown’ Video
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis pay homage to the great hip-hop pioneers before them in the cinematic visual for "Downtown." Kool Moe Dee, Grandmaster Caz, Eric Nally and Melle Mel join forces with the duo as they stroll and cruise through the streets of Spokane, Wash.
Alessia Cara Debuts ‘Four Pink Walls’ EP
Take a bit of Amy Winehouse, mix in a dash of Alicia Keys and add some Jewel flavor and you have Alessia Cara, a Canadian-bred singer who just released her debut EP, 'Four Pink Walls,' ahead of schedule.
La La Cheating on Carmelo Anthony With Maino Rumor Is Heating Up on Twitter
Maino may have a new mixtape, K.O.B. 3, out in these hip-hop streets but he's not making headlines today for his music. The Brooklyn rapper is at the center of a rumor that he and La La Anthony have been hooking up. Twitter is running wild with the news that the actress is likely cheating on her NBA player husband Carmelo Anthony.
Nicki Minaj’s Wax Figure Violated by Fan, Madame Tussauds Issues Statement [PHOTO]
Even in wax form, Nicki Minaj is surrounded by controversy. The rapper's wax figure at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas is at the center of some very inappropriate behavior by touchy-feely fans.
Ghostface Killah Threatens Action Bronson: ‘I Will Gut You Like a Pig’ [VIDEO]
Don't mess with Ghostface Killah or he'll "gut you like a pig." The rapper stays true to the ethos that "Wu-Tang Clan ain't nuthing ta f--- wit" in a six-minute, threat-filled rant aimed at Action Bronson.
Kendrick Lamar Gets Shot by a Cop and Takes It With a Smile in ‘Alright’ Video
The next seven minutes of your day are about to hit you hard after watching the black-and-white visual for Kendrick Lamar's "Alright," a track off his sophomore album, 'To Pimp a Butterfly.'
2015 BET Awards Winners
Artists like Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj have racked up six nominations apiece for the 2015 BET Awards. Find out which categories they came out victorious in at the awards show as well as other nominees such Beyonce, John Legend, Iggy Azalea, the Weeknd and more.
The Game Sued for $12 Million After Fight on Basketball Court
A seemingly innocent game of basketball could cost the Game more than $12 million.
Rick Ross Arrested in Georgia
Rick Ross' penchant for smoking weed has gotten him in trouble once again. The rapper was arrested for marijuana possession in Georgia Wednesday afternoon (June 10).
2015 XXL Freshman Class Cover Revealed
Prepare yourself for the celebrations and the debates because the 2015 XXL Freshman class cover is here.
Kendrick Lamar Enters Taylor Swift’s Kick-Ass World in ‘Bad Blood’ Video
Taylor Swtft debuted the visual for her 1989 cut "Bad Blood" at the Billboard Music Awards Sunday night (May 17) and the result was cinematic excellence with some solid bars from Kendrick Lamar.
Hip-Hop Community Reacts to Chinx’s Death
Waking up to news that a friend had passed away is how many rappers unfortunately began their day Sunday (May 17) after finding out that New York rapper Chinx had been gunned down. The hip-hop community is sharing sympathy for his family and friends on social media.
Chinx Shot and Killed in New York
The hip-hop community has lost one of its own today. Rapper Chinx, formerly known as Chinx Drugz, was murdered in Queens, N.Y. early this morning (May 17).
Beyonce Glitters in Givenchy Gown at 2015 Met Gala [PHOTOS]
Just when it seemed like Beyonce wasn't going to show up to the 2015 Met Gala, the singer entered tardy to the party for dramatic effect considering her gown was a show-stopper.