Stream Estelle’s Love & Happiness, Vol.1: Love Jones EP

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And yes, it is named after the 1997 film that may have one of the largest cult followings in the sub-genre of “black films” (starring Larenz Tate and Nia Long.  Fans are still waiting for a sequel to the romantic flick).  This summer, Estelle is looking to amalgamate the worlds of music and film more […]

M.I.A. Returns with “Bring the Noize”

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M.I.A.’s third album was originally set for a 2012 release, following the rambunctious-ly feminist “Bad Girls”, that was also one of the best singles and videos of the year.  Due to record label pressure to create something less “positive”, Maya went back to the drawing board and has returned with “Bring the Noize”, which remains classic […]

Chris Brown Drops “They Don’t Know” Video f. Aaliyah

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With Baby Girl’s untimely death now twelve years in passing, today’s stars of hip-hop are still are seeking to collaborate with the late R&B singer Aaliyah, and the results have been impressively smooth.  Chris Brown announced awhile back that his single “They Don’t Know” would feature her vocals, and today the video has dropped.  Edited […]

Ariana Grande Performs “The Way” with Mac Miller on Jimmy Fallon


Singer/actress Ariana Grande scored a hit this spring with the blissful “The Way” which features an intro and outro from her friend Mac Miller.  The vocally great Grande was apparently sick the night of her performance, which was nary once she hit the stage.  She’s been favorably compared to Mariah Carey, a fact quite audible […]

Kim Kardashian Gives Birth to a Baby Girl!

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Ladies and gents, the next in line of hip-hop royalty is here.  Today, Kim Kardashian gave birth to a baby girl at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in West Hollywood, CA as confirmed by US Weekly.  The proud father, Kanye West, was present for the birth, as he was reportedly missing from the listening party of his […]

Brianna Perry Remakes L’Trimm’s ’80s hit “Cars That Go Boom”

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A little hip-hop history for you kids today.  Even if you’re a ’80s baby, L’Trimm’s one-hit wonder of “Cars That Go Boom” may had been under the radar.  The Miami based duo had a hit in 1988 with “Cars That Go Boom” which led them to being The Source Magazine’s Hip-Hop Goddesses of the Month […]

BET to Air “Hip-Hop Sisters” Reality Show

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BET continues to try its hardest to not join the outlandish antics of reality TV, and their newest show to the positivity roster will be Hip-Hop Sisters.  Hip-Hop Sisters will follow the lives of revered female emcees of the late ’80s and ’90s such as Monie Love, Yo-Yo, MC Smooth, Lady of Rage and MC […]

Watch Serena Williams Accept Her Latest Trophy in French

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This past weekend, famous tennis player Serena Williams won the esteemed French Open trophy, against fellow talent Maria Sharapova in a score of 6-4.  Williams’ last win was eleven years ago and she now obtains 16 major titles in the game of tennis! Visit for more information After the game and when she was […]

Karrueche Tran Models for Crooks and Castles

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Her notoriety may had come courtesy of an infamous R&B love triangle, but Karrueche Tran actually has aspirations to be a force in mainstream fashion, as she’s an occasional stylist and aspiring model. Her latest role as the face of streetwear brand Crooks and Castles’ women’s division Lady Crooks is her biggest gig yet, as the […]

Eve Drops a Mean Freestyle Over Rihanna’s “Pour It Up”

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While visiting the popular overseas chatterbox of The Tim Westwood Show, often time Westwood asks his lyrically superior guests to do a freestyle for his Crib Sessions.  Ready to roll, Eve held a mic and let loose on those bars.  The only complaint?  We wish it was a longer.  Catch the “Lip Lock” rapper in […]

Foxy Brown Gives In-Depth Interview with The Combat Jack Show

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Simply titled, “The Foxy Brown Episode”, the Brooklyn Don Diva hasn’t made much hip-hop noise since her last mixtape release in 2008.  ’90s rap fans continue to wonder what’s happened to the original ill na na, and when some new music is going to come out, on top of the many rumors surrounding her friendship […]

Ms Fit and Ms Hustle Go Hard for Latest Round of “Queen of the Ring”

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Visit for more information The latest episode of the underground web hit “Queen of the Ring” had Harlem’s Ms. Hustle versus Brooklyn’s Ms. Fit.  Both temperamental and fond of pop cultural references, the misses gave us one of the most hot-heated freestyle altercations of the year so far.   With rumors of Ms. Hustle […]

Melanie Fiona Collaborates with Raekwon for his “Soundboy Kill It”

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The Chef doesn’t often have songstresses included on his hard knock raps, but Raekwon has included the hearty vocals of Melanie Fiona for his “Soundboy Kill It” a track off his F.I.L.A. LP. Visit for more information Relatively lyrically mild for the Wu-Tang member, “Soundboy Kill It” is certainly one of his more mainstream […]

Hear Tiara Thomas’ Amazing Re-Recording of “Bad”

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The recently dropped “Bad” remix with Rihanna may be getting all the attention but the original songstress on Wale’s hit  Tiara Thomas has re-recorded her own track.  It’s a bit more polished, but still affectively simplistic in its poignant usage of acoustic guitar and Thomas’ smooth vocals.  Originally made two years ago, like how Eminem […]

Mike Will Made It Produces Miley Cyrus’ “We Can’t Stop”

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The first single off of Miley Cryus’ untitled new album is a party-lovin’, urban pop song called “We Can’t Stop”, that’s produced by strip club music extraordinaire Mike Will  Made It.  Dropping today, Cyrus has been in the studio with other hip-hop heavyweights such as Pharrell Williams and Tyler, the Creator and is currently featured on […]