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Big Sean, Kreayshawn & Tyler The Creator On MTV’s ‘When I Was 17’ (Video)

MTV features Best New Artist VMA nominees, Big Sean, Kreayshawn and Tyler The Creator, in the latest episode of their series, "What I Was 17." In the half-hour episode, the network interviews and goes over what the hip-hop newcomers were doing at the age of 17, which wasn't too long ago for most of them. Prior to signing to Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music label, Detroit rapper Big Sean was a shy teen. In his segment of the show, he talks about wearing oversized clothing, battle rapping after school, being dumped by his high school sweetheart because he was too nice...

The Game’s Video For ‘Red Nation’ Banned For MTV, BET

The Game filmed a music video in early April for his Lil Wayne-assisted single, "Red Nation," but just this week, it's been revealed that he clip has been deemed too controversial for rotation on MTV and/or BET. Thus, it's been banned. The Compton rapper took to his Twitter account to express his frustration over his upcoming music video being banned from major music networks. "So BET 'BANNED' the #REDNation video !!!!!

Lupe Fiasco Lashes Out At MTV Over Article

Lupe Fiasco celebrated "Fiasco Friday" last week (October 15), where he and fans celebrated a victory over his label Atlantic Records, outside its offices, when they finally gave his long-awaited Lasers album a release date, following the announcement of a planned protest. ow, Lupe is taking on another major corporation -- a little company called MTV. In a series of Twitter updates on Thursday (October 21), the rapper lashed out at the network..