Music News - Rap/Hip-Hop


llcoolj 071017 Two-time Grammy winner LL Cool J recently took to Instagram to share an emotional rap that speaks about the murder of George Floyd, centuries of racism and frequent killing of unarmed black people by law enforcement officials.

6black rapper 060420 Rapper 6LACK has released a brand-new single, titled "ATL Freestyle," which celebrates his roots in East Atlanta.

lizzo 092519 Lizzo shared an emotional message on Instagram Live claiming that "the real story not being told fully" amid protests across the country against racism and police brutality.

beyonce 110217 Beyoncé is among the growing number of celebrities demanding justice for George Floyd, who died on Memorial Day during the course of a brutal arrest by cops.

gunna openair 060220 For the first time in his 7-year-long career, rapper Gunna has reached the top of the Billboard 200 chart, as his latest album, Wunna, debuted at No. 1 on the list in the week ending May 28.

lilnasx 052319 HBO has released a brand-new late-night series on their streaming service, HBO Max, dubbed "Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo," and featuring Elmo, one of the most prominent characters from "Sesame Street."

johnlegend 082817 John Legend says he and Kanye West haven't patched up since the musicians sparred over President Donald Trump two years ago.

harry connick 060120 Grammy and Emmy-award winning actor/singer, Harry Connick, Jr. is gearing up to host a brand-new 2-hour special to honor and celebrate the essential workers who are battling the COVID-19 pandemic on the frontlines.

cardib 061019 Cardi B reacts to violent protests over George Floyd's death, says "it is what it is."

showmustbepaused 060120 In a message of solidarity in response to the death of George Floyd, a number of music industry leaders have called for a "Blackout Tuesday" on June 2.

mariahcarey 100418 Mariah Carey took to social media on Saturday to post a short snippet of herself singing her 1990 song, "There's Got to Be a Way" in response to the tragic death of George Floyd.

chance the rapper 071918 Chance The Rapper asks journalists to be "carefully intent" with their words, argues protests have not been violent.

blink182 061016 Blink-182 have teamed up with rapper Powfu and indie singer Beabadoobee on a new remix of their viral hit, "Death Bed (Coffee For Your Head)."

miguel 061318 Miguel recently paid tribute to George Floyd with an emotional performance of "Candles in the Sun" as part of the #CokeStudioSessions hosted on new live music streaming platform BeApp.

imge1 080619 Megan Thee Stallion has released an animated video for "Savage," the third single from her recent album, Suga.

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