Muhammad Ali, who was hospitalized with pneumonia this weekend, is doing much better, according to a spokesperson. NBC News reports that Ali’s health has “vastly improved” and that doctors hope the iconic athlete can be sent home soon. “The Ali family continues to request privacy and appreciates all of the prayers and well wishes,” Bob Gunnell, Ali’s […]

Photo: Kim Kardashian‘s Twitter Kim Kardashian will not stop until the Internet is truly broken. This time she attempts to break the webs fully clothed, in her first ever ad campaign with husband Kanye West. The two rock all Black everything and share an almost-kiss in a new ad for Balmain Paris. The Wests are […]


Iggy Azalea had a rough week between her escalated feud with Azealia Banks and the heated white appropriation claims. It didn’t get much better when Q-Tip — who’s pretty much a hip-hop untouchable — decided to give Azalea a truncated hip-hop lesson on Twitter. In an effort to perhaps avoid catching any more fire, Azalea […]

You’ve hit the streets. You’ve carried picket signs. You’ve joined choruses “No Justice, No Peace,” “I Can’t Breathe,” and even “Fight the Power.” You were angered…

A lone gunman shot and killed two uniformed NYPD officers Saturday afternoon as they sat in their police car on a Brooklyn street corner —…

Photo: Exhibition Design, HealyKohler Design The Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum, which hopes to break ground next year, is set to highlight a rich history of the culture in two locations, according to the New York Daily News. One of the locations is set to be on 125th Street in Harlem with another one in […]


Bobby Shmurda‘s 2014 went from viral hit of the summer to a defendant against a serious accusation. The rapper, born Ackquille Pollard, was arrested at a recording studio near the Radio City Music Hall on Dec. 17. as part of a sting stemming from a long-term investigation of gang-related shootings and drug-related activity. Today (Dec. […]


As of  Sunday (December 14), J. Cole’s 2014 Forest Hills Drive is the #1 album in the country and easily managed to put up the biggest first week sales numbers from any hip-hop artist this year. Most recently, Cole and his Dreamville label seem to have another milestone to celebrate. His latest release has also broken streaming giant Spotify’s record for […]

Denzel Washington’s name has been brought up in the ongoing story regarding the Sony Pictures hack. The Independent reports that an unnamed producer told Sony chairman Michael Lynton that African Americans are not well received by overseas audiences due to racism. “I believe that the international motion picture audience is racist – in general pictures […]

When J. Cole sees other rappers doing interviews, he says he can see something about their level of happiness simply by analyzing their mannerisms and their words. “I look at these artists,” he explains during an interview with Blurred Culture. “I look at them and I’m like, ‘Bruh, you’re not happy. I can tell. When I speak […]

  Mike Tyson and Earl Sweatshirt sat down for an interview about their lives, careers, fears and expectations. During the sit-down for Citizens of Humanity , the legendary boxer shared much of his insight with the young Odd Future rapper, who happens to be a 20-year-old. “We don’t know at 20 years old the man we want […]

GMA reporter Sarah Haynes may not want Rick Ross to give up “steaks and rosé,” but the rapper is set on keeping his boss lifestyle lean and green. Ross sat down with Good Morning America exclusively to discuss his 85-lb. weight loss and fitness regimen. Even though he still flaunts the finest on his Hood […]