Russell Simmons 'Truly Shocked' by Sexual Assault Allegations

reactid=”98″> Russell Simmons is facing new allegations that he sexually assaulted a 17-year-old model while film producer Brett Ratner watched and did nothing. Model Keri Claussen Khalighi detailed to the Los Angeles Times the disturbing assault that happened one night in 1991. The now 43-year-old alleged victim claims that Simmons… Read more“Russell Simmons 'Truly Shocked' by Sexual Assault Allegations”

Chance the Rapper's 'Come Back, Barack' Is the Best Slow Jam Ever

reactid=”117″> Chance the Rapper yearns for Barack Obama to return in a hilarious parody music video on Saturday Night Live. In the clip, “Come Back, Barack,” Chano alongside SNL cast members Kenan Thompson and Chris Redd channel Boyz II Men as the R&B trio dubbed D-Von-Tré. The group yearns about… Read more“Chance the Rapper's 'Come Back, Barack' Is the Best Slow Jam Ever”

Drake Says 'Free Meek Mill' at Tour Stop In Australia [VIDEO]

reactid=”98″> Several rappers have expressed their outrage over Meek Mill’s 2-4 year sentence for violating his parole. But Meek has one unlikely adversary in his corner. Drake recently shouted out the Philly rapper during his Australia and New Zealand leg his "Boy Meets World Tour" on Saturday (Nov. 18). Drake… Read more“Drake Says 'Free Meek Mill' at Tour Stop In Australia [VIDEO]”

Eminem Performs 'Walk on Water,' 'Stan' and More on 'SNL' [VIDEO]

reactid=”117″> Eminem made his grand return on Saturday Night Live over the weekend. The rap superstar performed his new single “Walk on Water” as well as a couple his chart-topping hits. Backed by Skylar Grey on piano and an orchestra, Em launched into “Walk on Water.” Dressed in all black… Read more“Eminem Performs 'Walk on Water,' 'Stan' and More on 'SNL' [VIDEO]”

Chance the Rapper Sings 'Chance-Giving' Song on 'SNL' [VIDEO]

reactid=”117″> Chance the Rapper made his fourth appearance on Saturday Night Live over the weekend. This time he was the host the Nov. 18 episode and for his monologue, Chano wanted to do something different. Instead promoting what he has going on, the Grammy-winning rapper wanted to promote the spirit… Read more“Chance the Rapper Sings 'Chance-Giving' Song on 'SNL' [VIDEO]”

Chance the Rapper and Dwyane Wade to Produce Chicago B-Ball Doc

reactid=”117″> NBA superstar Dwyane Wade and Grammy-winning artist Chance the Rapper have teamed up to produce a documentary about high school basketball in Chicago. The documentary is called Shot in the Dark and it will feature players on the Orr Academy High School basketball team. The film chronicles the team’s… Read more“Chance the Rapper and Dwyane Wade to Produce Chicago B-Ball Doc”

Pete Rock Slams Waka Flocka Comments: 'That's Corny, Bro'

reactid=”98″> Waka Flocka Flame may have added to the ever-widening generational divide in hip-hop. During a recent interview with ThisIs50, the Atlanta rapper had sharp criticism for hip-hop elders when discussing history not being passed down. "That's not our generation's fault—that's the older generation's for not informing us and keeping… Read more“Pete Rock Slams Waka Flocka Comments: 'That's Corny, Bro'”

Remy Ma and Papoose to Host Holiday Special on VH1 [VIDEO]

reactid=”98″> Remy Ma and Papoose will be ushering in Christmas with their own holiday special on VH1. The Love & Hip Hop: New York couple will bring some yuletide glee on their special, Remy & Papoose: A Merry Mackie Holiday. Remy and Pap will celebrate the holidays with a party… Read more“Remy Ma and Papoose to Host Holiday Special on VH1 [VIDEO]”

Meek Mill Leaves Solitary Confinement, No Bail Hearing Scheduled

reactid=”109″> Meek Mill reportedly has been transferred from the maximum-security prison at Camp Hill, near Harrisburg, Pa., where he was initially held in solitary confinement for his protection. The Philly rapper is currently locked up at the medium-security state prison in Chester, Pa., reports Philly.com. According to TMZ, Meek will… Read more“Meek Mill Leaves Solitary Confinement, No Bail Hearing Scheduled”

Eminem Talks Beyonce, State of Hip-Hop in SiriusXM Interview

reactid=”117″> Before Eminem hits the stage on Saturday Night Live, he sat down for an interview with Shade45's DJ Whoo Kid, Lord Sear and the Alchemist. Slim Shady talked about a myriad topics including his collaboration with Beyoncé on "Walk on Water." “First all, Beyoncé is amazing,” he said. “It’s… Read more“Eminem Talks Beyonce, State of Hip-Hop in SiriusXM Interview”

Watch Dave Chappelle's Teaser for New Netflix Stand-Up Special

reactid=”117″> Dave Chappelle is going to end 2017 on a laughing note. The veteran comedian will air his final stand-up special for Netflix next month. His new comedy special, Dave Chappelle: Equanimity, will premiere on the streaming network on Dec. 31. The program will be his final project for Netflix… Read more“Watch Dave Chappelle's Teaser for New Netflix Stand-Up Special”

Tyrese Gets joint Custody of Daughter After Lengthy Court Battle

reactid=”98″> A judge has denied Norma Gibson’s request for a restraining order against ex-husband Tyrese during a hearing on Friday (Nov. 17). The judge also reinstated the singer’s joint custody status with his 10-year-old daughter, Shayla. Following the proceeding, Tyrese’s rep confirmed with People that the former couple have worked… Read more“Tyrese Gets joint Custody of Daughter After Lengthy Court Battle”

Worst To Best: Every JAY-Z Album Ranked

reactid=”109″> JAY-Z's 4:44 has become a critically-acclaimed entry into his lengthy catalog. Since it's release in June 2017, fans have dissect the album's deeply personal lyrics and overarching themes. In an interview with Rap Radar's Elliott Wilson, it was mused as to where the album ranks in Jay's canon. From Reasonable Doubt to The Black… Read more“Worst To Best: Every JAY-Z Album Ranked”

Was Her Criticism of Nicki Minaj's Photos Really All About Eve?

reactid=”109″> “Break the internet." That's a now-popular declarative made notorious three years ago by PAPER Magazine’s Jean Paul Goude-shot cover, featuring a glazed and bare-bottomed Kim Kardashian. The term was once again revisited this week for the magazine's November 2017 edition; this time featuring rapper Nicki Minaj. When the photos… Read more“Was Her Criticism of Nicki Minaj's Photos Really All About Eve?”

Rev. Jesse Jackson Announces He Has Parkinson's Disease

reactid=”98″> Rev. Jesse Jackson has announced that he has Parkinson’s disease. The prominent civil rights leader posted a statement revealing his diagnosis on social media on Friday (Nov. 17). In his statement, Jackson said that he was finding it “increasingly difficult to perform routine tasks” and that his family noticed… Read more“Rev. Jesse Jackson Announces He Has Parkinson's Disease”

Eminem Helps Chance the Rapper Pick a New Rap Name in 'SNL' Promo

reactid=”117″> Chance the Rapper and Eminem met for the first time while cutting promos for their upcoming Saturday Night Live appearance this weekend. In the clip above, Shady, Chano and SNL cast member Leslie Jones are having way too much fun teasing each other. In one segment, Chance asks Em… Read more“Eminem Helps Chance the Rapper Pick a New Rap Name in 'SNL' Promo”

Boosie Badazz Reflects On Life in 'God Wants Me To Ball' Video

reactid=”117″> A prison bid, a cancer battle and a sibling stealing money from him. Boosie Badazz has seen a lot, and he talks about it in his new song and video "God Wants Me To Ball." The cut is f the rapper's forthcoming album BooPac that drops Dec. 15. The clip begins with the Louisiana rhymer sitting at the… Read more“Boosie Badazz Reflects On Life in 'God Wants Me To Ball' Video”