Neil Mockford/GC Images Kanye West always has control of his music and fashion empire, and now he’s demanding final approval of the three-part documentary about his career, jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy. “I’m going to say this kindly for the last time. I must get final edit and approval on this doc before it releases on Netflix,” the […]

Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic Following the success of his Power franchise and his BMF series, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson will now explore the murders of Tupac Shakur, The Notorious B.I.G., and other rappers in Hip Hop Homicides. Fiddy will produce the eight-part series with Mona Scott-Young who created the Love & Hip Hop franchise. Hosted by former TMZ personality Van Lathan, Hip Hop Homicides will air later this year on WEtv as […]

Gilbert Carrasquillo/GC Images Jeannie Mai revealed the name of her first baby with husband Jeezy on Thursday In a video posted on her Hello Hunnay YouTube channel, The Real co-host announced that the baby’s name is Monaco. “I thought Baby J’s name should be a J name because obviously Jeannie and Jeezy, makes sense, but that wasn’t the name that came to us,” […]

Taylor Hill/Getty Images for Governors Ball A$AP Rocky, Kid Cudi and Playboi Carti will headline The Smoker’s Club Fest on April 30 in San Bernadino, California. Fans are encouraged to blaze up at the event featuring 70 acts performing at the Glen Helen Amphitheater which holds 65,000 people. The festival is described as “celebrating hip hop as one […]

Gilbert Carrasquillo/GC Images After releasing his second solo album, From a Bird’s Eye View, last week, Cordae has dropped the video for his track “Chronicles,” featuring H.E.R. and Lil Durk. In the clip, H.E.R. and Lil Durk join the Raleigh, North Carolina, MC in the parking lot of a diner where he’s working as a short order cook. His girlfriend is a waitress, and […]

Snoop Dogg is doing double duty on Super Bowl Sunday. In addition to performing in the halftime show with Dr. Dre. Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, and Mary J. Blige, the “Drop It Like It’s Hot” rapper is also hosting Puppy Bowl XVIII (18) with Martha Stewart. Snoop and Martha will also be the coaches for Team Fluff and Team Ruff, according to Entertainment Weekly. […]

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Reform Alliance Jay-Z and Meek Mill are among the artists supporting a bill in the New York State legislature that would restrict the use of rap lyrics in criminal trials. Fat Joe, Robin Thicke, Killer Mike and many more joined the duo in signing a letter to New York lawmakers demanding the reform, according […]

Sotheby’s Legendary Louis Vuitton designer Virgil Abloh passed away in November at 41 years old after a private battle with cancer, but his legacy lives on in a new charity auction. Bound to get sneakerheads everywhere green with envy, Louis Vuitton and Nike announced they’re teaming up with Sotheby’s for a limited-edition sale of the designer’s take on Nike’s iconic “Air Force 1” kicks. […]

Courtesy Pepsi/NFL This year’s Super Bowl won’t happen until February 13, but you can get ready for the star-studded halftime show right now, thanks to a cinematic trailer that Pepsi just dropped on Thursday. Directed by Straight Outta Compton and Friday director F. Gary Gray, the trailer is titled The Call, and it features four […]

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame The legendary leader of Public Enemy will narrate the four-part docuseries, The Story of Hip-Hop with Chuck D, according to Deadline. The series is being produced by PBS and the BBC, and Chuck D is serving as an executive producer. The hip-hop community has, from the start, been doing what the rest […]

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