Lil Wayne may break sales records with the release of Tha Carter IV, but as MC Hammer and Vanilla Ice can tell you, sales don’t always equate to skills on the mic.  While Weezy brings more colorful punchlines than the average rapper, he can drop some lines that leave you scratching your head. Our friends […]

2011’s Man Of The Year: Drake No one in the music business (other than say, maybe his fellow Canadian-native Justin Bieber) has inspired more love and hate in the year 2011  than one Aubrey “Drake” Graham. On one side, his highly anticipated sophomore album Take Care debuted at Number # 1 on Billboard with roughly […]

Hip-hop veteran Ice-T created quite a stir on Sunday after making statements about the self-proclaimed rap “boss” Rick Ross. In an interview Ice-T gave prior to the premiere of VH1’s”Planet Rock: The Story of Hip Hop and the Crack Generation,” he says Rick Ross (and many other rappers) are having an identity crisis. “He thinks he’s […]

The G-List is’s annual celebration of 40 influential men from various walks of life who define what it means to be a trendsetter with style in their field. Name: Tyrese From: Los Angeles Occupation: Recording Artist/Actor/Author Tyrese wants to send you an invitation. Well, sort of. The singer is giving the music-loving world an […]

After prison bids, owing taxes is slowly becoming the new rite of passage of rappers. Beef between rappers is beginning to pale in comparison to their battles with Uncle Sam. MC Hammer got the ball rolling with his $30 Million bill to the IRS (that later led to a one-sided beef with Jay-Z) and now […]

West coast MC Game has never been one to shy away from controversy. He gets knee deep in the Chris Brown/Drake drama on his new remix to Meek Mill‘s “Burn.” Game jacks the Meek Mill and Big Sean beat to call out a rapper or two. He first takes aim at Nelly, asking where he […]

Nick Cannon, fresh off a comedic stand-up performance took a trip back into music making for a satire filled music video “Famous.” Playing off the pop-techno beat, Nick Cannon raps “When the beat drops show them you a superstar!” Cannon is clearly a terrible rapper but “Famous” is fun and somewhat “catchy.” He pokes fun […]

Black music in the 1990s was about self-expression, style, attitude and of course, hot tracks. The decade ushered in a slew of artists with iconic clothing such as MC Hammer‘s gold glitter parachute pants, Missy Elliot‘s garbage bag suit and Erykah Badu‘s bohemian head wraps. Re-visit some artists from the 1990s who not only made […]

DJ Semtex got the exclusive reaction from Jay-Z about MC Hammer’s laugh-inducing diss track, “Better Run Run.” Hova insists that King Hammer took his line in “So Appalled” the wrong way. “I didn’t realize I was the first one to say it,” Jay-Z said referring to the line about Hammer’s $30 million fail. “I said […]

MC Hammer dissed Jay-Z again on Real Rap Radio. Hammer claims “It ain’t over, I ain’t giving out no passes.” He will not stand by and let anyone disrespect him ever again. Sounds like he’s having “Senior Moment” (look for that list coming soon!) He feels like Jay “played” him that’s why he is coming […]