Rihanna Honored with Rock Star Award at ‘Black Girls Rock!’
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7 mins ago News Photos Rihanna Honored with Rock Star Award at ‘Black Girls Rock!’ RiRi rocks the house. After premiering the revealing video for “Kiss It Better,” Rihanna was honored at BET’s “Black Girls Rock!” celebration on Friday (Apr. 1) at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark. While accepting the Rock Star Award at the annual event honoring black women, the 28-year-old singer gave a speech about being celebrated and wanting to inspire. “Thank you so much for celebrating us in a world that...

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Sunday, 03 April 2016
Diddy Signs Son Christian Combs to Bad Boy
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1 min ago News Diddy Signs Son Christian Combs to Bad Boy Diddy’s son is the newest Bad Boy. On Friday (Apr. 1), the hip-hop mogul signed his son Christian Combs to Bad Boy/Epic and announced it with a video featuring L.A. Reid. “NEW DEAL ALERT!!!” he captioned the clip. “Everyone wish my son @KingCombs a happy birthday & CONGRATS on signing that record deal!! #BADBOY #EPIC.” NEW DEAL ALERT!!! Everyone wish my son @KingCombs a happy birthday & CONGRATS on signing that record deal!! #BADBOY #EPIC @la_reid...

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Sunday, 03 April 2016
New Music: J Dilla feat. Snoop Dogg & Kokane – ‘Gangsta Boogie’
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1 min ago New Music New Music: J Dilla feat. Snoop Dogg & Kokane – ‘Gangsta Boogie’ J Dilla gets gangsta on “Gangsta Boogie,” a new single off the late great’s lost vocal album The Diary, slated to drop this month through Mass Appeal Records. The Snoop Dogg and Kokane-assisted single features a classic gangsta bounce courtesy of producer Hi-Tek. Meanwhile, Snoop and Kokane deliver those West Coast vibes with the melodic styles they’re famous for. “Gangsta Boogie” follows “The Sickness,” a...

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Sunday, 03 April 2016
Kendrick Lamar Performs ‘untitled 07’ at NCAA March Madness Music Festival
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4 mins ago Live Performances TV Appearances Kendrick Lamar Performs ‘untitled 07’ at NCAA March Madness Music Festival Levitate! Levitate! Levitate! Levitate! Fresh off the chart-topping release of untitled unmastered., Kendrick Lamar performed a portion of his new single “untitled 07 | levitate” during the NCAA March Madness Music Festival at Discovery Green in Houston on Saturday (Apr. 2). But before rocking the Texas crowd, K-Dot also stopped by “The #FinalFour Show” on TBS for a fun interview where he rated...

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Sunday, 03 April 2016
JoJo Kicks Off Rap-Up LIVE with Intimate Performance
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Andres Tardio 19 mins ago News Photos Rap-Up LIVE JoJo Kicks Off Rap-Up LIVE with Intimate Performance JoJo helped kick off Rap-Up’s brand new series, Rap-Up LIVE, with an acoustic performance in Los Angeles on Friday evening (April 1). Fresh from a sold-out European tour, the platinum songstress brought down the house with a cover, some classics, and new material, and provided an update on her highly-anticipated third album. “I’m so excited to soon be able to perform new music from this album that’s coming out...

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Saturday, 02 April 2016
New Music: Jason Derulo – ‘If It Ain’t Love’
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2 mins ago New Music New Music: Jason Derulo – ‘If It Ain’t Love’ Before he takes the stage at Sunday’s iHeartRadio Music Awards, Jason Derulo debuts his new single, “If It Ain’t Love.” The dance-ready anthem, which he co-wrote, was produced by Ian Kirkpatrick and The Monsters and The Strangerz. “If it ain’t love, why does it feel so good?” Derulo asks on the infectious hook. “Tell me what it is.” Aside from hosting and performing “If It Ain’t Love” for the first time at the iHeartRadio...

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Saturday, 02 April 2016
New Music: Fabolous & Jadakiss – ‘Wicked (Freestyle)’
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1 min ago New Music New Music: Fabolous & Jadakiss – ‘Wicked (Freestyle)’ Fabolous and Jadakiss get “Wicked.” The New York MCs join forces on a remix of Future’s Purple Reign single, which serves as a glimpse into their upcoming joint project Freddy Vs. Jason. The track is, of course, punchline heavy. Over Metro Boomin’s production, Loso raps about everything from Mariah Carey and Spike Lee to F. Gary Gray and Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen. Meanwhile, Jadakiss spits lines about Donald Trump, Kyrie Irving, and...

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Saturday, 02 April 2016
New Music: Young Thug feat. Meek Mill – ‘Digits’
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1 min ago New Music New Music: Young Thug feat. Meek Mill – ‘Digits’ Thugga’s still going. Just one week after releasing “Digits” as part of Slime Season 3, Young Thug delivers the song’s official remix, featuring Meek Mill. Over London On Da Track’s production, Thugga and Meek join forces to run through money. While the “Lifestyle” MC reflects on life and death, Meek details drug dealing exploits and how “that money is dirty.” It’s unclear how this affects Mill, who’s currently serving time...

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Saturday, 02 April 2016
Video: Tory Lanez – ‘LA Confidential’
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5 mins ago Music Videos Video: Tory Lanez – ‘LA Confidential’ Tory Lanez is at it again, and again, and again. This time, the R&B crooner unleashes the video for “LA Confidential,” the first single off his upcoming debut. The clip, which he co-directed, is a dramatic one. Lanez is cheating on his girl, only to be set-up and robbed. But the Toronto singer flips the script and fights his way out. Things don’t end there, as police trap him and, before things turn even more tragic, he realizes it was all a dream....

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Saturday, 02 April 2016
Watch JoJo Perform at Rap-Up LIVE!
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4 mins ago News Watch JoJo Perform at Rap-Up LIVE! Rap-Up is kicking off its brand new series, Rap-Up LIVE, tonight with a special performance from JoJo. Fresh off her European tour, the “Save My Soul” singer will take the stage to deliver an acoustic set in front of a live audience in Los Angeles. You can watch it all go down live on our Facebook page. The performance is set to start around 9:15 p.m. PST/12:15 a.m. EST. Click here to watch the live stream and follow us on Twitter @RapUp and Snapchat @Rap-Up for updates...

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Friday, 01 April 2016