NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (JANUARY 25, 2018) (REUTERS) – After several near misses and heaps of outrage, this could finally be hip-hop and R&B’s year at the Grammy Awards on Sunday (January 28) where rappers Jay-Z and Kendrick Lamar dominate nominations for the top prizes on the biggest night in music. Continue reading
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (REUTERS) – Two days after declaring he had changed his name again, this time to Brother Love, rapper and producer Sean Combs says it was all just a joke. Continue reading
NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (ANGEL BALL) – Grammy-winning rapper Nelly was arrested near Seattle early on Saturday (October 7) after a woman accused him of sexually assaulting her on a tour bus, police said. Continue reading
Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow” is officially the No. 1 song in the US on the Billboard Hot 100 this week. This makes her the first solo female rapper to top the chart since Lauryn Hill in 1998 and only the fifth female rapper to ever have a No. 1 hit.
Tupac fans line up to buy merchandise featuring the late rapper and eat food at a pop-up cafe derived from his 20-year-old notes on an anticipated restaurant.
Australian police probe the death of an actor who was shot during the making of a hip hop video in Brisbane.
Rapper Kanye West is reported to be in hospital in Los Angeles suffering from exhaustion after cancelling the rest of his U.S. tour. Paul Chapman reports. Continue reading
Canadian rapper Drake wins his first ever American Music Awards and Ariana Grande is named artist of the year.
Rapper Coolio has escaped a prison sentence after pleading guilty to carrying an unlawful weapon. Saskia O’Donoghue reports. Continue reading
Straight out of Kampala — young kids are changing their lives through break dance. The discipline, the development of skill and the responsibility it takes to master the hip hop culture dance has drawn hundreds of youth.