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Here Are the Best Hip-Hop Memes of 2016
From Drake to Kanye West to Jay Z and more, no artist was safe from the Internet and the memes that circulated. Here are the Best Hip-Hop Memes of 2016.
12 Rappers We Lost in 2016
As we close out this year and enter a new one, major rappers to local underground phenomenons deserve to be highlighted and remembered for their contributions to hip-hop. Here are 12 rappers we lost in 2016.
Prince Wanted to Mentor Chris Brown, Invited Singer to Paisley Park
Prince wanted to mentor Chris Brown when the singer was going through his legal problems, according to a 2014 Rolling Stone interview.
Trinidad James, Mystikal & Lil Dicky Throw Party Full of BBWs in ‘Just A Lil’ Thick’ Video
Trinidad James' new video for 'Just A Lil’ Thick (She Juicy)' is filled with plenty of shenanigans and big beautiful women.
YG Is Being Monitored by the Secret Service for ‘F— Donald Trump’
The Feds are watching YG for his recent protest track, “F— Donald Trump,’ featuring Nipsey Hussle.
Will 2014 Be the Year of Chance the Rapper?
Newcomer Chance the Rapper is a hot commodity -- record labels want him but they just can't seem to get their hands on him. The Chicago-born rapper is on everyone's radar right now and he's done it without a proper album out or record deal...
Stevie Wonder Joins Pharrell, Daft Punk & Nile Rodgers for ‘Get Lucky’ at 2014 Grammy Awards
As if this collaboration really needed another big moment, the live Grammy version of ‘Get Lucky’ packed on more star power as musical legend Stevie Wonder joined Daft Punk, Pharrell and Nile Rodgers for an unforgettable performance.
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Talk 2014 Grammy Award Wins
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis were on a Grammy-high at the red carpet as the duo had already collected three awards before the official ceremony kicked off. They revealed their excitement over the big honors.
Kendrick Lamar and Imagine Dragons Perform ‘M.A.A.D. City’ Mashup at the 2014 Grammy Awards
Kendrick Lamar and rock group Imagine Dragons brought a raw, high-energy and pyrotechnic-filled performance to the Grammy Awards stage Sunday night (Jan. 26). The two acts blended genres effortlessly, while donning all-white for their mash-up of the Compton MC's ‘m.A.A.d City' and Dragons' ‘Radioactive.’
Ciara Talks Pregnancy Cravings, Degree Collaboration on 2014 Grammy Awards Red Carpet
Glowing more than ever, Ciara showed up on the 2014 Grammy Awards red carpet without her fiance Future and spoke candidly about her pregnancy and fitting into her dazzling gold dress.
Miguel Talks Working With Beyonce on ‘Rocket’ During 2014 Grammy Awards Red Carpet
Miguel, donning head-to-toe all black everything, appeared solo dolo on the 2014 Grammy Awards red carpet and opened up about writing Beyonce's song 'Rocket,' from her latest self-titled album.
Kendrick Lamar Shows Love for Macklemore on 2014 Grammy Awards Red Carpet
Kendrick Lamar is up for seven Grammy nominations at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards this year and his main competition in the rap category is Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. But it's still all love between the two. The Compton MC showed up to the awards ceremony red carpet in a blue suit and revealed he's still rooting for the Seattle duo.
John Legend Says Kanye West Wanted to ‘Bring R&B Back’ With ‘Love in the Future’
John Legend graced the 2014 Grammy Awards red carpet in a black Gucci suit with his wife Christine Teigen by his side. He gave some insight about working with Kanye West on his Grammy-nominated album 'Love in the Future,' which is nominated for Best R&B album.
Has Justin Bieber’s R&B Dream Been Deferred by Dismal Sales of ‘Journals’?
Justin Bieber is the reigning prince of pop music but recently Biebs has taken a turn for the sultry and soulful with his decidedly R&B album, 'Journals.' But are Beliebers and R&B fans ready for Justin's latest incarnation as a slow grinding-crooner?
A$AP Rocky Visits Harlem Youth At Risk, Aims to Help ‘Regardless of Race and Color’ [EXCLUSIVE]
Despite the snowfall outside, A$AP Rocky made his way to his old-stomping grounds in Harlem, N.Y., to give words of encouragement to a few dozen teenagers at the National Black Theatre on Saturday (Dec. 14). The ladies, many of them young mothers, are mentees in Youth At Risk, a non-profit organization that reaches young people in need of empowerment across New York City.
BET Hip Hop Awards 2013 Winners List
Hip-hop's biggest crews gathered for the 2013 BET Hip Hop Awards, which aired on Tuesday (Oct. 15) night. The event, hosted by the Cali O.G. Snoop Lion -- a.k.a. Uncle Snoop -- is an annual celebration of the biggest and brightest stars in the rap game today and also tips a hat to the rappers of the past who have paved the way.
25 Best Booty Songs
Hip-hop and R&B have always had an infatuation with round derrieres.
Beyonce Releases Official 2014 Calendar
As if we can't get enough of King Bey in 2013, the singer has already promised us 12 more months of herself for the forthcoming year.
Teyana Taylor on Rihanna: ‘She’s a Cyber Bully’
"You tried me. You clap and I clapped back," singer Teyana Taylor says in an interview with Hot 97's Ebro and Peter Rosenberg Wednesday morning, in reference to her Twitter beef with Rihanna, which went on for hours Tuesday (Sept. 24).
M.I.A. Addresses ‘Ridiculous’ NFL Lawsuit for 2012 Super Bowl Incident
The NFL is suing rapper M.I.A. for flipping the bird during a 2012 Super Bowl performance alongside Madonna and Nicki Minaj. Now, the rapper has responded, calling the allegations "completely ridiculous."