First Lady Michelle Obama Praises Elle Varner
Everybody loves Elle Varner including First Lady Michelle Obama. The R&B songbird received a shout out from FLOTUS at the Democratic National Convention Monday night (Sept. 3).
Nicki Minaj Receives Death Threats On Twitter Over Mitt Romney Rap Verse
Not everyone was feeling Nicki Minaj‘s verse on Lil Wayne‘s flip of ‘Mercy,’ in which she implied that she was a Republican and voting for Mitt Romney. Her rap line has garnered her a slew of hate from radical Democrats on Twitter.
Snoop Dogg Says Hip-Hop Can Finally Accept an Openly Gay Rapper
Veteran rhyme-slinger Snoop Dogg says that hip-hop is ready for an openly gay rapper. In an interview with the Associated Press (via HipHopDX), the West Coast native feels that fans are becoming more receptive to people’s differences.
Producers Suing Young Money Over Unpaid Royalties from Lil Wayne’s ‘Tha Carter III’
Rapper Lil Wayne has been slapped with two separate lawsuits by two different producers over production work on ‘Tha Carter III.’ TMZ is reporting that Andrew “Drew” Correa and Marcos “Infamous” Rodriguez” are suing Young Money Entertainment over unpaid royalties.
Usher Takes a Swim in ‘Dive’ Video
Usher is all wet in his new video for ‘Dive,’ his yearning love ballad from his latest album ‘Looking 4 Myself.’ The aquatic clip features the Grammy-winning singer aboard a luxury yacht which is being overrun with water.
Lil Wayne Says He Hates New York, Senator Demands an Apology
Lil Wayne has ruffled a few feathers in New York with his comments about the Big Apple. In an interview with MTV’s RapFix, when the rapper was asked about his thoughts of the city, he matter-of-factly said, “Flat out: I don’t like New York.”
Azealia Banks Talks Abusive Upbringing in Dazed & Confused Magazine
Azealia Banks maybe pop music’s newest “It” girl, but the young superstar had it rough growing up in New York. In her recent cover story for Dazed & Confused magazine, the ’212′ rapper opens up about her abusive childhood.
Chris Brown Unveils His Mechanical Dummy Apparel Line on Twitter
When Chris Brown is not making ladies swoon, he is hard at work with his new apparel line for his lifestyle brand Mechanical Dummy. The entrepreneurial crooner recently unveiled his new line of activewear from his budding clothing entity.
Cee Lo Green to Sing NFL’s ‘Thursday Night Football’ Intro
Are you ready for some football! Pop crooner Cee Lo Green plans to tackle the NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football’ intro song.
See the Track List for Michael Jackson’s ‘Bad 25′
The estate of Michael Jackson has unveiled the track listing to its ‘Bad 25′ anniversary deluxe box set. The three-CD plus DVD collection, which arrives in stores on Sept. 18, is in commemoration of the original album’s release 25 years ago in 1987.
Rick Ross Shows Off His Undies on Rolling Stone Magazine Cover
Following his shady look on the cover of RESPECT. magazine, Rick Ross gets wild for this week’s Rolling Stone cover. We all know he’s not afraid to show off his heavily tattooed belly — but for the music publication the Bawse not only shows off his man boobs but his underwear, as well. Ruh!
Chris Brown + Drake Hit With $16 Million Lawsuit Over New York Nightclub Brawl
Chris Brown and Drake are being sued by W.i.P. nightclub for $16 million stemming from their champagne-throwing brawl in June, which left several people injured. Greenhouse, owners of the popular New York club, filed the lawsuit on Wednesday (Aug. 15) in Manhattan Supreme Court, according to the New York Daily News.