Dr. Dre Tops Forbes’ ‘Hip-Hop Cash Kings’ List
Veteran hip-hop producer Dr. Dre is the new king on the throne of Forbes’ Hip-Hop Cash Kings list. Despite not dropping a full-length album, the good doctor was able to make his money selling his ubiquitous headphones.
Jay-Z + Beyonce Talk Rita Ora Tracks on New Album
Rita Ora has just released her debut album ‘ORA’ in the U.K. Although her U.S. fans will have to wait a little while to hear it, the singer’s LP is getting rave reviews from two of her biggest supporters — Jay-Z and Beyonce.
Ne-Yo, Melanie Fiona + Swizz Beatz Perform Michael Jackson’s Hits at ‘Bad 25′ Concert
Michael Jackson was remembered with a birthday celebration fit a king — the King of Pop, that is. R&B superstars Ne-Yo and Melanie Fiona, along with Swizz Beatz, performed at a star-studded event on Wednesday (Aug. 29) to celebrate what would have been Jackson’s 54th birthday.
Lupe Fiasco Shows the Faces of Wounded Souls in ‘Battle Scars’ Video
After releasing the provocative ‘B—- Bad‘ video, Lupe Fiasco reverts to a softer yet earnest tone in his new clip ‘Battle Scars.’ The song is clearly for pop radio consumption with its yearning vocals from ‘Australian Idol’ winner Guy Sebastian.
Kanye West, Pusha T + More Featured on ‘The Man With the Iron Fists’ Soundtrack
G.O.O.D. Music artists Kanye West and Pusha T are some of the rappers who are appearing on the RZA’s hip-hop soundtrack for his upcoming kung-fu film ‘The Man with the Iron Fists.’
Usher Takes a Swim in ‘Dive’ Video
Usher is all wet in his new video for ‘Dive,’ his yearning love ballad from his latest album ‘Looking 4 Myself.’ The aquatic clip features the Grammy-winning singer aboard a luxury yacht which is being overrun with water.
B.o.B + Nicki Minaj Go Insane in ‘Out of My Mind’ Video
Rappers B.o.B and Nicki Minaj have been deemed certifiable in their latest video for ‘Out of My Mind.’ The clip finds the pair in a mental institution where Bobby is clearly the patient and Minaj is the sexy shrink.
Is Azealia Banks Collaborating with Kanye West?
Azealia Banks has been summoned to the Throne. The Harlem rapper informed her fans on Twitter that Kanye West requested her appearance in Hawaii. “When Kanye West Calls…. You Go To Honolulu,” she tweeted to her followers.
Lil Wayne Says He Hates New York, Senator Demands an Apology
Lil Wayne has ruffled a few feathers in New York with his comments about the Big Apple. In an interview with MTV’s RapFix, when the rapper was asked about his thoughts of the city, he matter-of-factly said, “Flat out: I don’t like New York.”
Nicki Minaj Cancels Weekend U.K. Gigs Due to Strained Vocal Chords
It’s looks like Roman is taking a holiday. After a hectic touring schedule, Nicki Minaj canceled her weekend U.K. concerts at the V Festival in England so she can rest her vocal cords.