New Music: Meek Mill – ‘Trap Vibes’
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8 mins ago New Music New Music: Meek Mill – ‘Trap Vibes’ Back to back. Just hours after Drake dropped two new singles off Views From the 6, Meek Mill unleashes a pair of remixes called “Trap Vibes.” Over Drake’s “Summer Sixteen,” Nicki’s man throws shots at the competition (“Plug this, plug that / Ni**as rapping, they ain’t never sold nothing”) and gets his MJ on (“Moon walking in the Rolls-Royce”). He then switches up the beat and flows over Desiigner’s “Panda.” Meek is currently serving...

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Exclusive: Amber Rose Talks Beyoncé, Kehlani, & Previews Slut Walk 2016
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1 min ago Interviews Photos Exclusive: Amber Rose Talks Beyoncé, Kehlani, & Previews Slut Walk 2016 Amber Rose is expanding her empire. After acting in Sister Code and “Black-ish,” and writing her first book, How to Be a Bad Bitch, the model-actress-author has revealed her latest endeavor: MuvaMoji. Rap-Up attended Rose’s emoji app launch at Dave & Buster’s in Hollywood on Wednesday (Mar. 30), and spoke to the businesswoman about everything from her misunderstood Beyoncé comments to Kehlani’s...

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Azealia Banks Apologizes to Sarah Palin, Palin Promises Lawsuit
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5 mins ago News Azealia Banks Apologizes to Sarah Palin, Palin Promises Lawsuit Azealia Banks is in another social media feud. Less than one month after deleting and reinstating her Twitter account, the controversial rapper is facing a lawsuit from Sarah Palin. The former governor of Alaska says she plans on suing Banks for a series of explicit since-deleted tweets that the Slay-Z rapper posted, including this one: “Let’s find the biggest burliest blackest negroes and let them run a train on her. Film it and put it on...

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Watch Melissa McCarthy Perform DMX’s ‘X Gon’ Give It to Ya’
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1 min ago TV Appearances Watch Melissa McCarthy Perform DMX’s ‘X Gon’ Give It to Ya’ Melissa McCarthy is gon’ give it to ya. The comedic actress killed it on “The Tonight Show” with a lip-sync rendition of a DMX classic. Grabbing the mic, dressed in all black, the Boss star performed Dark Man X’s “X Gon’ Give It to Ya.” She knock-knocked, opened up the door, and dropped menacing bars, letting it rock, roll, and pop in the process. Beyond the smash off 2003’s Cradle 2 the Grave soundtrack, McCarthy...

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New Music: Bryan J – ‘Kiss It Better (Rihanna Remix)’
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1 min ago New Music New Music: Bryan J – ‘Kiss It Better (Rihanna Remix)’ Coming off the premiere of the “Kiss It Better” music video, Bryan J puts his spin on Rihanna’s latest ANTI single. Over ambient production, the 26-year-old singer-songwriter delivers his seductive rendition of the Glass John-produced track by flipping some of RiRi’s lyrics. “Don’t do me like that,” he sings with an evocative tone. “No one else gon’ hit it like that / Argue with you, yeah, but you take a ni**a back / Who cares...

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Kelly Rowland Talks Destiny’s Child Reunion, Beyoncé Album, & New Music
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4 mins ago News Kelly Rowland Talks Destiny’s Child Reunion, Beyoncé Album, & New Music Kelly Rowland has a lot on her plate. Thanks to a reoccurring role on “Empire,” recording new music, and raising her one-year-old son Titan Jewell, the Destiny’s Child alum has been busy. And now, she’s adding another endeavor to her ever-expanding career with “Chasing Destiny.” Rowland stopped by “The Breakfast Club” on Tuesday (Apr. 5) to talk about the BET docu-series and its search for the next girl group....

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New Music: Kirko Bangz – ‘Love & Basketball’
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8 mins ago New Music New Music: Kirko Bangz – ‘Love & Basketball’ Sixteen years after Love & Basketball was released, Kirko Bangz unleashes a single based on the film that starred Omar Epps and Sanaa Lathan. In fact, Kirko name-checks Epps and Lathan on the Burd & Keys and The Mekanics-produced track. But the Houston rapper-singer also packs his lyrics with a ton of other references, including Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, and MySpace’s long lost Top 8 feature. Still, the focus here is on the film with an...

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J. Cole, Snoop Dogg, & Wiz Khalifa to Perform at Pemberton Music Festival
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1 min ago News J. Cole, Snoop Dogg, & Wiz Khalifa to Perform at Pemberton Music Festival J. Cole is hitting up another music festival. After announcing his headlining gig at Lollapalooza, the North Carolina rapper will take the stage at this year’s Pemberton Music Festival in Pemberton, BC. The four-day event, which is scheduled to run July 14-17, is also slated to feature Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa, Ice Cube, FKA twigs, and Miguel. Tyler, the Creator, Mac Miller, Cypress Hill, YG, Tory Lanez, Method Man & Redman, Rae...

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Beyoncé Addresses ‘Formation’ Controversy
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7 mins ago News Beyoncé Addresses ‘Formation’ Controversy After unveiling a pair of Beyoncé covers and a revealing preview, ELLE has finally released its full interview with Queen Bey for the magazine’s May 2016 issue. In the rare article, the reclusive ‘Yoncé opens up about a variety of topics, including “Formation” and those who felt her music video had an anti-law enforcement premise. “I’m an artist and I think the most powerful art is usually misunderstood,” she explained. “But anyone who...

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Tinashe Sings National Anthem at Dodgers Opening Day
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7 mins ago Live Performances Tinashe Sings National Anthem at Dodgers Opening Day Tinashe was back on deck for Dodgers Opening Day. Before her “Joyride World Tour” stop in San Diego, the L.A. singer paid a visit to Petco Park to perform the national anthem before the Dodgers took on the Padres. As the players and members of the military looked on, the “Ride of Your Life” singer belted out the patriotic tune in front of a giant American flag, while fireworks exploded in the sky and jets flew over the stadium. Sang...

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