Music News - Rap/Hip-Hop


khalid-102517.jpg R&B star Khalid nearly gave Clairo a heart attack by surprising her backstage in an Elmo costume in celebration of the young singer's 21st birthday.

billieeilish-051519.jpg Billie Eilish's has finally dethroned Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road" from atop Billboard's Hot 100 chart her hit song, "Bad Guy."

mtvmusicaward-072419.jpg MTV has announced a list of pre-show performers as well as the nominees in three new fan-voted categories at next week's 2019 MTV Video Music Awards.

soultrain-082019.jpg A Broadway musical based on "Soul Train," the legendary music variety show that started in 1971, will be released in 2021 marking the show's 50th anniversary.

chrisbrown-062619.jpg Florida prosecutors have dropped felony battery charges against Chris Brown related to an alleged attack at a nightclub in Tampa in 2017.

threemafia-082019.jpg Juicy J and DJ Paul have announced a Three 6 Mafia reunion tour.

rkelly-020218.jpg R. Kelly's lawyer has blamed federal authorities for the controversial singer's no-show at a recent court hearing, claiming "nobody came to get him."

nicki-minaj-041318.jpg Rap goddess Nicki Minaj is rumored to have married her fiancée Kenneth Petty following the recent change of her display name on Twitter to "Mrs. Pretty."

fantasiabarrino-090717.jpg "American Idol" season three winner Fantasia made an appearance on BET's singing competition "Sunday Best," performing the latest single from her upcoming album.

samsmith-112917.jpg R&B star Sam Smith showcased his dancing talents in the video for "How Do You Sleep?" and dropped an unplugged acoustic version of the track on Friday.

justin-timberlake-61016.jpg Music icon Justin Timberlake has teased a possible collaboration with breakout hip-hop star Lizzo.

cardib-061019.jpg Rapper Cardi B has collaborated with Reebok to promote their latest collection of "Meet You There" athleisure apparel, which is suitable for streetwear and athletic uses.

nipseyhussle-031219.jpg T.I. has unveiled a three-piece art installation paying tribute to the life and talent of Nipsey Hussle at Atlanta's Trap Music Museum.

cardib-052219.jpg Cardi B showed off her blonde hair makeover with a high ponytail during a Wednesday night outing in West Hollywood, California.

rapper-lizzo-032119.jpg Lizzo says she's open to romance with a Hemsworth, but not Miley Cyrus' ex, Liam Hemsworth.

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