The URBAN ONE HONORS: Icons of the Culture awards celebration air on Monday night (Jan. 16). The two-hour telecast will premiere on TV One and Cleo TV at 7:00 PM ET/6 PM CT. Beloved and renowned R&B singer Tank will he holding down the hosting duties at this year’s 5th annual Urban One Honors. Also, […] The post The’URBAN ONE HONORS: Icons of the Culture’ Awards Air Monday, Jan. 16 appeared first on The Latest Hip-Hop News, Music and Media | Hip-Hop Wired.

Rap star Nicki Minaj accepted the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards Vanguard Award last night (Aug. 28) where she praised creative and visionary artists who have since passed away. “I wrote this down, I don’t know why y’all but this is what this was in my spirit to say, I wish that Whitney Houston and […] The post Nicki Minaj Shouts Out Whitney Houston And Michael Jackson, Calls For Mental Health Awareness appeared first on The Latest Hip-Hop News, Music and Media | Hip-Hop Wired.

Linking up with El Camino for the video to “Forever Dropping Tears,” Conway shows a more sentimental side as he pays homage to his mans and ‘em who are back in the essence while kicking it with his crew on the block.

One of the game’s most flamboyant figures did not allow the pandemic to get in the way of his big day. Diddy took his talents to the Caribbean in big fashion. As spotted on HipHopDX the mega mogul partied in his signature lavish style for his 51st birthday which landed on Wednesday, November 4. This year […]

Ja Rule just won’t let the struggle that was the Fyre Festival die. On Friday (Dec.13), the rapper dropped a new song title “FYRE” speaking on the bootleg music festival that had folks stranded, living in tents and eating cheese sandwiches. 50 Cent’s favorite target released the new single via his Instagram account to his […]

ESSENCE Festival 2016 is finally upon us, and with festivities just hours away, ESSENCE has announced they will celebrate the life of Prince with a New Orleans-themed tribute on Sunday (July 3).

Health and hip-hop are coming together to help educate inner city youth. Last night, Hip-Hop Public Health hosted their first “Health in Key Gala,” which used music as the message and popular artists as messengers to give economically disadvantaged elementary school-aged children the information and tools to improve health literacy and foster positive behaviors. The gala was hosted […]

Art imitates life, and so does rap. And more than anyone else, beatbox legend Doug E. Fresh understands this idea. Sitting for a painted portrait wasn’t enough, so Fresh beatboxed while his likeness was created using cassette film tape— in true superstar fashion. As his own cassettes are un-spun, the picture of him begins to take […]

Will Smith and Doug E. Fresh took party goers back to the old school as they rocked Gabrielle Union’s 40th birthday party in Miami on Saturday. Will spit a freestyle while Doug E. beat boxed. Then Will got the crowd even more hyped up when he performed “Summertime” and the theme song from “Fresh Prince […]

As Lamar Odom continues on his long road to recovery, it’s clear that his former NBA teammates will be there to help every step of the way.

During the late 80s and early 90s, MC Hammer was one of hip-hop’s most polarizing figures. While some hated on him for the harem pants and the excessive dancing, pop radio ate it up. Despite complaints, Hammer was the first rapper to go diamond. (Ten million albums sold.) After suffering a huge fall from grace, […]

The 2015 BET Hip-Hop Awards aired last night (October 13). The night was one to remember for Kendrick Lamar and Big Sean, with both artists taking home three awards apiece. J. Cole took home the Album of the Year award in a competitive category featuring Drake, Nicki Minaj, Wale, Kendrick Lamar and Big Sean. J. Cole […]