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Happy 45th Birthday To Common!

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On this date in 1972, Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr., the rapper, actor and poet also known as Common, was born in Chicago, Illinois. The Grammy and Academy Award winning artist is not only an icon of Windy City’s Hip Hop scene, but he has also helped to blaze a trail for Golden Era rappers into […]

Drake Front-Runner For Grammy Album Of The Year


Los Angeles’ Staples Center will be rocking and rolling when the 59th Annual Grammy Awards come to town this weekend. Where are you watching them? The Grammy Awards will broadcast live on CBS on Sunday, Feb. 12, at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT. Visit for more information According to Spotify, Drake’s Views […]

The Grammy Nominations Are Here

The Grammy Nominations Are Here

The 59th annual Grammy Awards may be a few months away, but the full list of nominees has arrived. Visit for more information Artists nominated in the general field categories were announced today (December 6) on CBS This Morning, while the rest of the nominations were released on the official Grammy website later. The field is led […]

How Kendrick Lamar Is Using Fashion For Unity

How Kendrick Lamar Is Using Fashion For Unity

Kendrick Lamar is known as one of the best, and often most controversial, rappers of our generation. Visit for more information After forcing truth to America during his “Black Lives Matter” inspired performance at the 2016 Grammy Awards, it’s undeniably evident through his art that Lamar wants justice and equality in the US. Lamar has taken […]

Best Hip Hop Moments of #BHM: Will Smith Wins First Rap Grammy

1989 was the first year the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences decided to recognize Hip Hop with its own awards. On this day [February 22nd] at the 31st Grammy Awards, the first ever award for Best Rap Performance was given to DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince (also known as rapper turned actor Will Smith) for […]

Barry Manilow Taken To LA Hospital Due To Complications From Oral Surgery

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Following a successful, sold out concert in Memphis, Barry Manilow was rushed back to Los Angeles due to complications from emergency oral surgery that Manilow had on Monday. Visit for more information Manilow’s concerts in Highland Heights scheduled for tonight (Thursday, Feb 11) and Nashville (Feb 12) are being re-scheduled with new dates to […]

ICYMI: Drake Clears Up Grammy Performance Rumor

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The Super Bowl is the one event where the commercials actually get as much attention as the game, so when a Grammy ad aired suggesting Drake would be performing at this year’s Grammy Awards everyone noticed—including Drake. Visit for more information The ad, which has not appeared online yet, caused so much excitement on social […]

2016 GRAMMY Nominees Album Track Listing Revealed

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The Recording Academy’s GRAMMY Recordings and Republic Records have announced the track list for the 2016 GRAMMY Nominees album. Visit for more information The 22nd installment of the best-selling series features 21 GRAMMY-nominated artists and hit songs from the world’s biggest superstars and hottest emerging talent, including Album Of The Year nominees Alabama Shakes, […]

The Grammys To Honor Run–D.M.C. With Lifetime Achievement Award

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The Recording Academy announced Wednesday (January 13, 2016) a Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to world renowned Hip Hop pioneers, Run-D.M.C., in recognition of their unparalleled contributions to Hip Hop. Visit for more information Selected by the Recording Academy’s National Board of Trustees, the award honors performers who have made contributions of outstanding […]

Kehlani and Kyrie Irving Take Relationship Public

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The cat’s out the bag. Congratulations are officially in order, as Kehlani and Kyrie Irving have decided to take their current romance public. With Valentine’s Day just over a month away, the Cleveland Cavalier went on Instagram following his team’s victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday to share the delightful news. Visit for […]

Nicki Minaj Talks Grammys, Adele, Drake, + More With Hits Daily Double

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Rapper Nicki Minaj sat down with HITS Daily Double for their series of Q&As with this year’s Grammy-nominated artists. Minaj was nominated for three awards, including Best Rap Album. The conversation touched upon the long road to fame, Adele, Drake, the making of The Pinkprint, and more. Excerpts from the interview are below. Visit […]

It’s Debate Time: Who Got Snubbed In the 2016 Grammy Nominations?

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Like we always do it this time. Visit for more information The first week of December in music is reserved for Grammy fever, incited by the foundation’s announcement of the year’s nominees. Excellence in Pop, R&B, Country, Rap and more are recognized, and everyone gets to soak in the experience until the winners are […]

Drake’s “Back To Back” Is Hip Hop’s First Grammy-Nominated Diss Record

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Not even Drake would’ve thought that his battle on wax with Meek Mill this past summer could possibly yield him a Grammy Award, but that’s exactly what happened when the nominations were revealed earlier today. Visit for more information The Canadian rapper’s “Back To Back” track, the second dart aimed at MMG‘s Meek Mill […]

Here’s How J-Lo’s 2000 Grammy Awards Dress Helped Invent Google Images

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The power of J-Lo’s flawless-ness Visit for more information Google’s executive chairman, Eric Schmidt, published an essay to Project Syndicate earlier this year titled The Tinkerer’s Apprentice, about the beauty of making small tweaks to big projects, which often helps them go from good to great, or game-changing. One of those tweaks was adding […]

Kanye West Publicly Apologizes To Beck

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Yeezus wept, then repented Visit for more information Today was another busy day for Kanye West–frankly, the next non-Kanye-filled day would be newsworthy just for that fact–in which he tried hard to improve his image. In his highly anticipated second sit-down with BBC Radio personality Zane Lowe–no one will ever forget the first–Kanye got […]