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The Game spit some game with J Que and J Mac talking about the history of Compton. The West Coast Don reveals details about his upcoming mixtape album capturing his 1992 experiences through the L.A. riots, Rodney King, and more, all when he was 12. The Game also says he’s been working with Nas on storytelling […]

Black Twitter was in full effect for Sunday night’s BET Awards, and no one was safe from its wrath—including music vet Justin Timberlake. The crooner took to social media to commend Grey’s Anatomy star Jesse Williams for the moving speech he gave while accepting his Humanitarian Award. As Jesse went on about “burying black people out of […]

Jesse Williams had the whole crowd on their feet when he gave his acceptance speech for the 2016 BET Humanitarian award. Lauded by Harry Belafonte, Debbie Allen and other stars in a video love letter, Jesse took the stage to deliver a groundbreaking speech that sent ripples through the Black community. His riveting message was a […]

When BET said “we got you,” they meant it. This year’s BET Awards was nothing short of entertaining, filled with moments that had us in our feelings as much as they had us wondering “did that really just happen?” Not only was Prince honored with multiple tribute performances throughout the night, but Beyoncé showed up […]

Just in time for the BET Awards on June 26, BET has announced a seamless way to stream the award show online. On Wednesday, the Viacom-owned network announced its new streaming app called BET Play. Play will be available for just $4 a month and will be available in over 100 countries. Not only will […]

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Rappers being open about their romantic relationships outside of the booth is slowly but surely becoming a commonality among even the most of hardcore of emcees, but rapper Joe Budden is not here for Meek Mill’s shameless affection towards his girlfriend Nicki Minaj. Meek’s long-confessed love for Nicki hasn’t been much of a secret since the two […]

What won’t Fox News say to make itself look dumb? In its latest, on the network’s The Five, the show touched on Kendrick Lamar‘s performance at the BET Awards this past Sunday saying it stirred up violence. Lamar opened the show with “Alright,” a song which boasts lyrics of police brutality, while standing on a cop car […]

  Boom Moment In Hip-Hop (1997) It’s been one chaotic week to say the least for Diddy. After his run in with his son’s football…

50 Cent is nowhere near done with his one-man vendetta against Empire, and now he’s picking one against the BET Awards, which just aired last Sunday (June 28). 50 is crying foul for the network picking Terrence Howard as best actor over Power‘s Omari Hardwick. “It’s a damn shame what happened to the BET Awards. Fox bought the whole g-ddamned […]

“Baaaaaaad booooooooys, come out and plaaaaa-ay!” If you’re a 1990s Hip-Hop fan, then the highly-anticipated Bad Boy reunion at the 2015 BET Awards doesn’t owe…

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As per usual, this year’s BET Awards is stacked with performances. In addition to the planned Janet Jackson tribute, stars like Janelle Monae, Meek Mill and Fetty Wap are going to have their time on the stage. Catch all of them here. Kendrick Lamar   Jidenna & Janelle Monae     Chris Brown, Tyga & Omarion     K. Michelle Tamar Braxton, […]