controversy

“Satire means a lot to me-not in just the sense of I can make a joke and be funny. But even holding a mirror up to society and saying ‘Hey, look. This is what it is. This is your reflection.’ And if you’re mad at me for it, there has to be some other issues,” […]

Singer/producer Pharrell Williams found out what makes his fans angry. All it took was for the “Happy” creator to don a traditional Native American headdress on the cover of Elle Magazine UK. After being hit with a barrage of negative comments, Pharrell has issued an apology. When Elle magazine first unveiled the cover with Pharrell […]

Artist/producer Pharrell Williams is having the best time of his life right now. He won a truckload of awards this past awards season, got married, and was nominated for an Oscar. However, one blemish on an otherwise stellar year is the legal battle over the hit Robin Thicke song “Blurred Lines,” which he produced, with […]

  Nipsey Hussle, has been making noise in the hip hop community by selling his #Crenshaw mixtape for $100 a pop and recently stopped by Sway in the Morning to talk all about it. Following the Sway in the Morning tradition, the LA entrepreneur was asked to kick a freestyle and he obliged…take a look at what he had to say and his […]

Mike Tyson finally addressed the controversy surrounding his guest stint on “Law And Order: SVU” when he called in to the Power Morning Crew at Power 107.5FM.  Tyson played death row inmate Reggie Rhodes,  a victim of sexual childhood abuse who killed the man who sexually assaulted him as an adult.  Marcie Kevenay, a rape […]

Since releasing her video for “Man Down,” Rihanna has been at the center of a firestorm. Conservative groups are up in arms because of the visuals plot featuring rape and murder. Rihanna gets raped in the Anthony Mandler directed video and winds up killing her attacker. What’s crazy about all of this is most of […]

Superproducer Solar spoke with Sway of MTV News about the rumors surrounding Guru’s death and the letter that served as his last statement.