In August of 2009, Bow Wow announced he was joining Cash Money Records with plans to release an album tentatively named Greenlight. Much like Busta Rhymes, Omarion, and others, he’ll depart the label having never released a retail album during his tenure. After Twitter speculation early Saturday morning, Bow Wow confirmed his departure via a […]

The East Side of Long Beach, California has traditionally been a predominately Crip controlled area, which at least partially explains why Snoop Dogg has been featured on songs such as “Crip Hop” by Tha Eastsidaz. With recent news of Bloods and Crips calling a truce amid the civil unrest sparked by the Baltimore Police Department’s […]

Twenty six years and one day after Michael Jordan’s infamous game-winning pull up jumper over Craig Ehlo knocked the Cleveland Cavaliers out of the 1989 NBA Playoffs, Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose banked in an off-balance three-pointer to give Chicago a 2-1 series lead over the Cavaliers. In a game highlighted by trash talk from […]

The 2014 NBA Playoffs have brought drama both on and off the court in the form of Chris Paul’s buzzer beater against the Spurs and Atlanta Hawks guard Thabo Sefolosha possibly being the victim of police brutality. Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes joined the list by shouting something he described as “disrespectful” towards the mother […]

After some back and forth legal wrangling behind the scenes, a judge has ordered Bobby Brown and Pat Houston to share responsibility on decisions related to Bobbi Kristina Brown’s care and medical needs. The news comes after Brown filed for sole guardianship in late April, and the ruling runs somewhat counter to previously published reports […]

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Mother’s Day is here again! Even though we should be doing it year-round either way, the holiday is always the day we make sure to appreciate and celebrate all the moms around the world. To commemorate Mother’s Day 2015 we gathered up photos of some of the biggest rappers in the industry with their own […]

It’s not uncommon to hear rappers pay tribute to the women that raised them, but sometimes it’s a little harder to source songs you can actually play around your own mom. With Mother’s Day right around the corner, here’s a playlist of 20 hip-hop and R&B songs that you can play for and with your mom […]

Spotify is ready to get into the video business, and they just announced that they will be rolling out video content “as early as this month,” according to Wall Street Journal. Their video content will be available to just about anyone, including people who don’t have Spotify subscriptions. From WSJ: Spotify is hoping to enjoy […]

( – 50 Cent stopped by the Madd Hatta Morning Show today while in town to promote his new music and the Canelo vs Kirkland fight.…

A day after Baltimore’s mayor called for a federal probe of the city’s police, the U.S. Department of Justice said Thursday it would investigate whether…

A French bar owner is currently on trial for the death of a patron who took 56 shots in one sitting, the UK Telegraph reports. A court…

It’s no secret that the way in which the world consumes music has changed. In lieu of the traditional methods of purchasing physical and/or digital copies, the notion of streaming music over platforms such as Spotify and YouTube has taken over, and no where has this change been more felt than in the genre of […]