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Vladimir Putin Makes Moves To Control Rap Music In Russia
The Russian president said “if it is impossible to stop, then we must lead it and direct it.”
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Cardi B Says She And Husband Offset Have Split
"I guess we just grew out of love," the "Bodak Yellow" rapper said.
Jay-Z Tweets About Line On 'What's Free': 'Don't Pit Me Against My Brothers'
Jay-Z sets the record straight on what his verse "clearly meant."
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Bad To The Bone: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Gets Down In Epic 'SNL' Rap Video
"Tell Trump to stay outta her way. Don't f**k with my Roe v. Wade."
Mac Miller Died From Accidental Overdose Of Fentanyl And Cocaine, Autopsy Finds
The rapper was discovered unconscious in his home in September.
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Suge Knight Sentenced To 28 Years In Prison For Deadly Hit And Run
The sentencing follows the 53-year-old former rap mogul making a plea deal to avoid a murder trial.
Kanye West’s ‘SNL’ Performance Leaves Fans Confused
The rapper also went on an off-camera rant about President Donald Trump.
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11-Year-Old Rapper Lay Lay Stuns Ellen DeGeneres With Dynamite Performance
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The tween releases her debut album, "Tha Cheat Code," this week.
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STYLE & BEAUTY
Lizzo Is A Body Positive Style Icon To Watch
We'd happily raid the rapper's closet any day.
Nicki Minaj Dishes On Cardi B Scuffle
The beef between Nicki Minaj and Cardi B keeps getting more and more wild.
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Nicki Minaj Takes Aim At Male Rappers In 'Barbie Dreams' Music Video
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Twitter Tributes Pour In After Rapper Mac Miller's Reported Death
The 26-year-old reportedly died at his home on Friday.
Mona Haydar Is A Muslim, A Rapper And A Woman Who Doesn't Need Saving
In her latest EP, she discusses the tension in feeling unwelcome in the place she calls home.
This Rapper Is Challenging Stereotypes Of Muslim Women Through Her Music
Most people are shocked when Mona Haydar reveals she’s a rapper. "I think people don’t expect it. They sort of want to put me in a box of like oppressed Muslim woman who needs liberating by some white male savior."
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Fourth Arrest Made In Rapper XXXTentacion’s Shooting Death
Trayvon Newsome was the last of four suspects or persons of interest in the South Florida rapper's violent death.
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Beyoncé And Jay-Z Are Here To Tell Us Black Culture Is A Masterpiece
In “Everything Is Love,” the couple is at once vulnerable and subversive.
James Corden And Ashton Kutcher Get Mighty Mean In 'Drop The Mic'
They had some hilariously harsh words in a rap battle.
Stephen Colbert To Kellyanne Conway: So You Think You Can Rap?
"Kellyanne can rhyme," the late-night host said. But she's not the only one.
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Pusha T’s Drake Diss Was Incredibly Cruel And Incredibly Brilliant
In a classic hip-hop beef, everything is fair game. That's what Drake ignored, and Pusha never forgot.
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Kendrick Lamar Stops White Fan Rapping N-Word Onstage
The Pulitzer Prize-winning artist gave her another shot.
'This Is America' Producer Reveals New Details About Childish Gambino's Viral Video
"Our goal is to normalize blackness."
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‘Ride-Or-Die’ Mentality Is Killing Black Women
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Will Kelis’ bravery open the doors for the hip-hop community to finally stand up for black women?
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Listening To Nas Makes Me Complicit In Misogynoir
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How can we tell black women we love them yet endorse artists that tell them otherwise?
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Cardi B's Former Manager Sues Her For $10 Million
Former manager Klenord “Shaft” Raphael says he's responsible for her success.
Meek Mill Opens 76ers' NBA Playoff Game Immediately After Prison Release
The Philadelphia rapper arrived at the game in a helicopter and sat with Kevin Hart.
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'Cash Me Ousside' Girl Is Actually Nominated For Billboard Music Award
She's competing against Cardi B and Nicki Minaj for Top Rap Female Artist.
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