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( Rolling Stone ) Adam Yauch, one-third of the pioneering hip-hop group the Beastie Boys , has died at the age of 47, Rolling Stone has learned. Yauch, also known as MCA, had been in treatment for cancer since 2009. The rapper was diagnosed in 2009 after discovering a tumor in...
Diddy was all over New York City yesterday knighting the newest members of the Ciroc Boys. First, he hit up the Maybach Music Group's press conference where he announced Rick Ross as an official Ciroc Boy. Then later in the night, he came by the HOT 97 studios during the...
He's Donald Glover by day and Childish Gambino by night. Here, the actor turned rapper visits the Funkmaster Flex show and as is customary, he drops a freestyle. Watch the video and tell us how he did.
B.o.B. is making rounds on his promo tour for his long awaited album "Strange Clouds". The sophomore project from the Georgia rapper hit shelves today. B.o.B. has visited the HOT 97 studios quite a few times before but he's never freestyled on the Funkmaster Flex Show. Funk Flex...
Laura Stylez got up close and personal with Roc Nation’s newest buzz, Rita Ora. The west London native is blazing a trail on blogs and radio stations around the globe. Here, she tells Laura Stylez what its like to work for Jay-Z and surprising Beyonce’ with her rendition of “Say...
For hip hop heads old and young, it seems like it was just yesterday that Mase was at the top of the game. We were chanting "jealous guys" and "horse and carriage" on the streets, out of whips, in the house etc. Harlem world was actually worldwide. Shiney suits and shades was...
Wiz was dropping love knowledge when he visited The Angie Martinez Show yesterday. The Pittsburg native broke down the details of love language. Yes, Wiz explained in detail his and Amber's love languages and how it plays a role in their relationship. Not to get too sappy but it...
Wiz Khalifa was fresh off his performance at Coachella and is on a fast track to marriage with fiance' Amber Rose. So, needless to say, there's a lot happening in the life of the 'black and yellow' rapper. But before he could even hit the stage at Coachella, there was drama...
K Foxx is one lucky lady. This is the second time she has salsa'd with New York Giants rising star, Victor Cruz. This time, they put their two dancing talents together to audition for the hit show 'Dancing With The Stars'. Check out their moves and find out who crashed the party.