| Dec 5, 2014
| 1:37 PM
Last time around, the race for Grammy rap album proved to be so hotly contested its eventual winner, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, wound up apologizing to leading favorite Kendrick Lamar.
And for the second year in a row, the rap album category has sparked...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:16 AM
UPDATE: Timbaland gave the go-ahead to release the full version of the Tink-assisted original version of the new Rick Ross and Jay Z song "Movin' Bass" and the good folks at Fake Shore Drive ripped it for your listening pleasure. Listen below.
| Jun 29, 2014
| 6:48 AM
Rapper Rick Ross was arrested Friday night in North Carolina following a concert, according to the News-Record.
Authorities in Greensboro arrested "The Boss" after they say he failed to show up to a court date stemming from a marijuana possession charge...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 5:07 AM
One of music’s hottest up-and-coming rappers is headed for a regional venue.
French Montana, whose 2013 debut “Excuse My French” topped the rap and R&B charts and hit No. 4 on Billboard’s overall albums chart with the platinum...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 9:56 AM
Update: Keef posted a text conversation with Chicago rapper Lucki Eck$ to Twitter that if accurate, reveals he's officially no longer on Interscope and hasn't been for a week now:
¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿Bro ass is LuckilySlow pic.twitter.com/7g8C1NwLrn —...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 8:40 PM
More than guitars, more than drums and certainly more than the shirt guitarist Dave Navarro characteristically went without, nostalgia was crucial to Jane's Addiction's hometown concert Saturday night in Los Angeles. Fortunately for the band — if...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 1:42 AM
A combination of gruff rap and beats that sound like "Tetris" on crystal meth, Mykki Blanco is equal parts Marilyn Manson and DMX. She is also the female alter ego of 28-year-old California native and former Chicagoan Michael Quattlebaum Jr., and you...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Before a word is even said, Maxwell already knows the first thing everyone wants to ask him. "When is the album coming," he says with a laugh.
"It's a good question, because it means people care," he says, speaking by phone from his Las Vegas hotel...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Marsha Ambrosius knows how to craft a hit.
The singer-songwriter -- formally known as one-half of the neo-soul/spoken-word hybrid Floetry -- had already crafted tracks for Michael Jackson, Alicia Keys and Jamie Foxx before she broke out with her solo...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:30 PM
The 2014 BET Awards has kicked off at Nokia Theater and is sure to be a memorable one. In past years, Michael Jackson presented James Brown with a lifetime achievement award, Destiny's Child gave lap dances to Nelly, Magic Johnson and Terrence Howard, and...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:47 PM
FOUNTAIN VALLEY — The final match didn't go his way, but that did nothing to damper the great week that Costa Mesa resident Reese Stalder had at the 112th annual Southern California Junior Sectionals tennis tournament.
Stalder won the boys' 18...