• Music   /   Posted 10/18/2014

    Rick Rubin Returns To Old Dorm Room, Talks Def Jam Launch

    Legendary producer Rick Rubin helped Russell Simmons launch iconic label Def Jam 30 years ago from his dorm room at NYU. He took Rolling Stone back to that room to reminisce about the label's...
  • Tony Yayo
    Music   /   Posted 10/18/2014

    Tony Yayo Talks Loyalty To 50 Cent, Sacrificing Other Relationships

    G-Unit member Tony Yayo talked loyalty during his recent interview with XXL, speaking on relationships he'll never have because of his unwavering loyalty to 50 Cent and his past feuds. The rapper explains that...
  • Iggy Azalea
    Music   /   Posted 10/18/2014

    Iggy Azalea Explains Lack Of Australian Roots In Her Music

    Since shooting to stardom with her breakout hit, "Fancy," Iggy Azalea has received flack for what many call a lack of authenticity -- or references to Australia --  in her music While the rapper...
  • Music   /   Posted 10/17/2014

    Young Thug & Rich Homie Quan – Freestyle (Video)

    Fresh off the release of the Rich Gang mixtape, Tha Tour Pt. 1, members Young Thug and Rich Homie Quan deliver a visual to the cut, "Freestyle." In the Be El Be-directed clip, the duo party...
  • Cam'ron Ebola mask
    Music   /   Posted 10/17/2014

    SMH! Cam’ron Introduces Custom Ebola Masks

    With Ebola fears spreading across the nation, Cam'ron offers a humorous attempt at helping protect his fans: a custom face mask. The Harlem rapper took to Instagram this week to introduce the questionable Ebola...
  • Rick Ross loses some major weight.
    Music   /   Posted 10/17/2014

    Rick Ross Shows Off Dramatic Weight Loss

    Rick Ross has always been known as the Biggest Bawse, but he's not quite as big as he used to be... because he's dropped some dramatic weight. The rapper has been undergoing a high-intensity CrossFit...
  • Hefe Wine and Iggy Azalea
    Music   /   Posted 10/17/2014

    Iggy Azalea Bashes XXL Over Interview With Her Ex

    Iggy Azalea has had a rough few weeks. In addition to her online beef with Snoop Dogg, she's also dealing with a sex tape scandal and her ex-boyfriend Hefe Wine who has been at...
  • Snoop Dogg and Pharrell
    Music   /   Posted 10/17/2014

    Snoop Dogg Signs With Pharrell’s i am OTHER Label

    Snoop Dogg is prepping his next album, and has signed to Pharrell Williams' i am OTHER label, where he'll release it, via Columbia Records. The West Coast rap legend tells MTV Pharrell will be...
  • Music   /   Posted 10/17/2014

    Fat Joe ft. Jennifer Lopez – Stressin’ (Video)

    Fat Joe reunites with Jennifer Lopez for his Eif Rivera-directed video for "Stressin," their first collaboration since 2005's "Hold You Down." In the clip, the Bronx-bred pair hit the club and turn all the...
  • A$AP Ferg and YG
    Music   /   Posted 10/16/2014

    A$AP Ferg, YG Announce “Bestcoast Connection” Tour

    Two of the hottest rappers from each coasts, A$AP Ferg and YG, announced this week that they'll be hitting the road together this November for the "Bestcoast Connection" tour. Fresh off the release of...
  • Music   /   Posted 10/16/2014

    Game ft. Problem, Bad Lucc & Huddy – T.H.O.T. (Video)

    Game throws a crazy pool party for "T.H.O.T.," fresh off the release of his Blood Money compilation, Blood Moon: Year of the Wolf. In the clip, the Compton rapper nabs the homies Problem, Bad...
  • Keyshia Cole
    Music   /   Posted 10/16/2014

    Keyshia Cole Punched, Slashed Victim In Fight Over Birdman

    More details have surfaced in the alleged brawl singer Keyshia Cole had with a woman inside Cash Money Records founder Birdman's penthouse in Los Angeles in September. In court documents filed by Sabrina Mercadel,...