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Nipsey Hussle Memorial Being Removed

A memorial to Nipsey Hussle is being removed from outside the late rapper's clothing store.The 33-year-old rapper was shot and killed in March outside his Marathon shop in Los Angeles and following his sad passing,...

Mark Ronson Turned Down For Kendrick Lamar Collaboration

Mark Ronson was turned down for a collaboration by Kendrick Lamar.The 'Uptown Funk' hitmaker has teamed up with some of the world's biggest stars on tracks in the past - including Miley Cyrus, Bruno Mars,...

Lauren London Gets Tattoo Tribute To Nipsey Hussle

Lauren London has gotten a tattoo tribute to her late boyfriend Nipsey Hussle. Hours after paying a touching tribute to her late partner - who was shot and killed last month at the age of...

Mahalia Teases Kendrick Lamar Collaboration

Mahalia's album looks set to feature a collaboration with Kendrick Lamar.The rising R&B star is working on her first record and the hip-hop superstar - who has released songs with Taylor Swift, Beyonce and SZA...

Stevie Wonder Paid Tribute To Nipsey Hussle At His Public Memorial Service

Stevie Wonder paid tribute to Nipsey Hussle at his memorial service.The soul legend performed 'Rocket Love' to honour the late rapper - who was shot dead outside his Marathon Clothing store last month aged 33...

Hozier Praises Kendrick Lamar And Chance The Rapper's Powerful Music

Hozier has hailed Kendrick Lamar and Chance The Rapper as the leaders of the ''golden age of hip-hop''.The 'Take Me To Church' hitmaker grew up on blues and soul as a kid but he is...

Ariana Grande Features On 2 Chainz Album

Ariana Grande features on 2 Chainz's new album 'Rap or Go to the League'.The 25-year-old pop superstar recently dropped a version of her hit song '7 Rings' featuring the rapper, after it was pointed out...

Cardi B Leads Iheartradio Nominations

Cardi B leads the nominees for the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards with 14.The 'Bodak Yellow' hitmaker will contest for the Female Artist of the Year award alongside Ariana Grande, Camila Cabello, Dua Lipa and Halsey,...

Thom Yorke Shortlisted For Best Original Song At The Oscars

Thom Yorke has been shortlisted for the Best Original Song award at the Oscars. The Radiohead frontman has made the list of 15 artists who are in the running to make the final five nominations...

Kendrick Lamar Leads Grammy Award Nominations

Kendrick Lamar heads the list of nominees for the upcoming Grammy Awards.The 31-year-old rap star - who is already a 12-time Grammy Award winner - has received eight nominations ahead of the annual bash at...

Cardi B Wins Big At The 2018 Bet Hip Hop Awards

Cardi B was the big winner at the BET Hip Hop Awards in Miami Beach on Tuesday night (16.10.18).The 26-year-old rap star claimed four awards at the annual bash, including MVP of the Year, Best...

Lil Wayne Releases Da Carter V

Lil Wayne has released his long-awaited new album 'Tha Carter V'.The 35-year-old rapper has kept fans waiting three years for his 12th studio venture - his first since 2015's 'Free Weezy Album' - and though...

Kendrick Lamar And Anderson .Paak Tease Collaboration

Kendrick Lamar and Anderson .Paak appear to be teasing a collaboration.The latter rapper shared a release date of October 4 on his Instagram account on Sunday (23.09.18), alongside a photo of the pair sat in...

Jay-z Named Highest-earning Hip-hop Star

Jay-Z has been named the highest-paid hip-hop star of 2018.The '99 Problems' hitmaker has overtaken Diddy - who has taken the top slot for the last three years - to place first on Forbes' annual...

Drake Leads Nominations For The 2018 Bet Hip-hop Awards

Drake, Cardi B and Childish Gambino lead the nominations for the 2018 BET Hip-Hop Awards. The 31-year-old rap star has 11 nominations in total including Best Hip-Hop Video for 'God's Plan', the coveted Album of...

Drake Leads Nominations For The 2018 Bet Hip-hop Awards

Drake, Cardi B and Childish Gambino lead the nominations for the 2018 BET Hip-Hop Awards. The 31-year-old rap star has 11 nominations in total including Best Hip-Hop Video for 'God's Plan', the coveted Album of...

Sza Was Fired From Retail Job For Being High

SZA was fired from a retail job for being high. The 27-year-old singer - who has featured on tracks alongside the likes of Cardi B and Kendrick Lamar - has revealed to her fans on...

Sir Paul Mccartney's New Single 'Fuh You' Is A 'Raunchy Love Song'

Sir Paul McCartney's new single 'Fuh You' is a ''raunchy love song.''The 76-year-old rocker dropped his new song on Wednesday (15.08.18) afternoon and he has admitted it's very different from any other track featured on...

Issa Rae To Host Diamond Ball

Issa Rae will host this year's Diamond Ball.The 'Insecure' actress will take centre stage at Rihanna's annual fundraising gala - which benefits the 'Work' hitmaker's own Clara Lionel Foundation - on September 13 in New...

Kendrick Lamar To Headline Next Glastonbury?

Kendrick Lamar is reportedly set to headline Glastonbury next year.The 'New Freezer' rapper is said to be in talks to perform on the Pyramid Stage at the music extravaganza at Worthy Farm, South West England,...

Kevin Feige Wants Black Panther Oscar Win

Kevin Feige thinks 'Black Panther' should be recognised at the Oscars.The Marvel Studios head has heaped praise on the hugely popular blockbuster, but admitted while he feels it deserves its plaudits, the Academy Awards doesn't...

Kendrick Lamar's Fame Fear

Kendrick Lamar worried fame would ''hurt'' his family.The 'Pray for Me' hitmaker made sure to navigate his success ''wisely'' as he didn't want to hurt his relatives by blowing all his money on pointless things.He...

Kendrick Lamar And Tiffany Haddish Among 928 Stars Asked To Join The Academy

Kendrick Lamar, Tiffany Haddish and Jada Pinkett Smith are among 928 new members to be invited to join The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The 'DNA' rapper - who has been selected for...

Paul Mccartney: Kanye Spent Co-writing Time Looking At Pictures Of Kim

Sir Paul McCartney says Kanye West spent ''a lot of time'' looking at pictures of Kim Kardashian West whilst they worked on 'FourFiveSeconds'.The Beatles legend has opened up about the unusual process of making the...

Miguel To Tour North America This Year

Miguel will tour North America in the late summer.The 32-year-old rapper only wrapped up his 'War & Leisure' trek, which he arranged to promote his album of the same name, a few months ago, but...

Kendrick Lamar Accepts Pulitzer Prize For Music

Kendrick Lamar has received the Pulitzer Prize for music.The 30-year-old rapper's album 'DAMN' earned him recognition at the ceremony as he was given the prestigious honour - awarded for achievements in literature, journalism and music...

Dua Lipa: There Is Room For Diversity At Reading And Leeds

Dua Lipa hopes playing Reading and Leeds proves ''diversity'' is possible at festivals. The 'One Kiss' singer is on the bill for the two sister music events this year, which take place between August 24...

Jamie Foxx To Host Bet Awards

Jamie Foxx will host the 2018 BET Awards.The 'Beat Shazam' presenter - who previously fronted the ceremony in 2009 - will take the reins of the annual ceremony at Los Angeles' Microsoft Theater on June...

Kendrick Lamar Divides Opinion For Calling Out Fan Rapping The N-word

Despite having made history by winning the Pulitzer Prize for Music, it seems Kendrick Lamar is not stopping there when it comes to stirring up controversy. He's divided the internet when he recently called out...

Taylor Swift And Ed Sheeran Among Billboard Music Award Winners

Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, and Kendrick Lamar were among the big winners at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday (20.05.18).Ed, 27, wasn't able to make it to the glitzy ceremony at the MGM Grand...

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