There are few public figures in any facet of our culture who are as out-spoken, controversial, and attention-grabbing as MC/producer/designer/director Kanye West. When he says something, shows face with his wife Kim Kardashian, or even cuts his hair, it immediately becomes national news.      The most recent incident involves West allegedly demanding a handicapped fan to stand up […]

There is no reason to not be in awe with the music and formations that come out of this halftime show. Trust me, it’s worth watching to the end. How many TV theme songs can you name from this tribute?

There are few actors working in the field today as versatile as Samuel L. Jackson. From action epics to intimate character studies to Nick Fury, he’s done it all on film – and in style. But today, we’re here to talk about the Jackson that everyone knows and loves: the imminently quotable badass. His trademark […]

New York Fashion Week is in full swing with industry professionals from around the world showing off the latest styles and designs in…style. But Nicki Minaj showed up to show off something else.      During a collaboration with and Alexander Wang models, the hip-hop starlet single handedly taught the group the “Anaconda” dance – and it’s actually pretty awesome. […]

Contrary to popular belief, it’s not just the clothes that make the man — it’s the accessories, too. Watch the video to find out which R&B rising star calls his fashion sense “ghetto gothic” and what he said every man needs to have in his wardrobe.  

Hip-hop isn’t all about flashy cars and girls. Common has dedicated his new album “Nobody’s Smiling” to the struggle in Chicago. He explains how he hopes his music will bring awareness and force people to pay attention to what’s going on in their own backyards.

        The hype train for the 20th anniversary of rapper Nasir “Nas” Jones’ seminal work “Illmatic” continues to chug along with the release of a trailer for the documentary “Time Is Illmatic.”      Directed by One9, the documentary follows Jones from his upbringing in Queens to the fateful release of “Illmatic” in 1994 by […]

Amber Rose isn’t afraid to tell the world how she feels about her husband’s new #1 album – and to be clear, she’s feeling great! In celebration of her husband Wiz Khalifa‘s new album “Blacc Hollywood” hitting #1 on the Billboard 200, Rose posted a video to Instagram of herself twerking in a blue bikini in front […]

You know what’s distressing about this video? This silver-tongued transient smooth-talked an attractive woman into giving him money. How is a guy this talented living on the street? Dude sang so well he damn near sang her drawls off. I’ll be honest. I’m a guy and he almost sung MY drawls off. *Ahem* Then I […]

Comedy musician “Weird Al” Yankovic has carved out a unique niche in the world of music. As the progenitor of the music parody, at least in the form we know it today, Yankovic has made a living using popular (and not so popular) music to address or poke fun at aspects of life and pop […]

Going to jail isn’t ideal, but it actually helped Meek Mill in the long run. The Philly rapper talks to “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show“ exclusively at Birthday Bash 19 about his experience getting locked up at a young age. Watch this exclusive video to find out why he did jail time, and how it helped his career. Being a rapper […]

For those keeping track…it’s Jean Grae for the win! Jean is back with her crazy cast of characters who make you both laugh and think and in that order! So many think Jean is simply just a rappity rapper and those people are what you call….wrong! There are layers both to her and to the […]