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Happy 49th Birthday to Hip-Hop Matriarch MC Lyte!

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Born on this day in 1970, Lana Michelle Moorer has been a pillar of feminism and respect for women in Hip Hop since her 1986 debut. After her first single, “I Cram to Understand U” sent shock waves through the growing New York Hip Hop scene, MC Lyte was awarded a record deal from First […]

MC Lyte to Star in ABC’s Reboot of ‘New York Undercover’

MC Lyte is set to co-star in the ABC reboot of the hit 90’s crime drama, New York Undercover. Lyte along with Otmara Marrero, Toby Sandeman, Anna Enger, and Octavio Pizano will be joining Malik Yoba and Luna Lauren Velez in the pilot episode. According to Deadline, the pilot is written by Ben Watkins based […]

Happy 48th Birthday To Hip Hop Matriarch MC Lyte!

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Born on this day in 1970, Lana Michelle Moorer has been a pillar of feminism and respect for women in Hip Hop since her 1986 debut. After her first single, “I Cram to Understand U” sent shock waves through the growing New York Hip Hop scene, Lyte was awarded a record deal from First Priority […]

Queen Latifah Shuts Down Essence Fest With Ladies First Line-Up

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At Essence Fest 2018, Queen Latifah brings out a star-studded lineup and proves her crown never left. Queen Latifah brought down the house at Essence’s yearly tribute to the power and beauty of Black Women. Celebrating the 20 year anniversary of her Hip-Hop classic Ladies First featuring Monie Love, a star-studded lineup joined the veteran on […]

Most Talked About Hip Hop Videos

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Rapper/Actor Donald ‘Childish Gambino’ Glover shook the music world this weekend with the release of his artistic yet brutally necessary video ‘This is America’. The beautiful melodic song grabs the viewers emotions as Glover dances through chaotic and shocking moments. With the wild success of his FX television show Atlanta, and his hilarious skits on […]

Remy Ma Throws Shots At Unknown Targets In ‘Roll In Peace’ Remix

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The hip-hop masses are aggressively speculating exactly who Bronx veteran emcee Remy Ma is making reference to in her latest spit. On Friday night (Jan. 5), the “SHEther” emcee posted a clip of her spitting some fiery, shade-bound bars over the beat of Kodak Black‘s “Roll In Peace” on Instagram where she sheds light on […]

MC Lyte Clears Up Comments About Flirting at the Workplace

MC Lyte was in the hot seat after she said that there’s a thin line between flirting and sexual harassment. She suggested that the line is determined by the person’s level of attraction to the other. “Sexual harassment or flirting – probably determined whether she likes him,” she wrote in the caption for an Instagram post. […]

MC Lyte Slams Sexual Harassment and Demands For Rules of Engagement

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Hip-hop icon, MC Lyte, whose lyrical content is noted for representing women’s empowerment, finds the act of sexual harassment to be insupportable, but also believes there needs to be a fine line set between the definitions of flirting and sexual harassment. In light of the current era of raging sexual harassment allegations in Hollywood, Lyte […]

Is Ma$e Open to Battling On URLtv?

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Ayo Beasley… holla at Smack and set this jawn up! From Harlem USA to Anytown, East Jablip, the streets are talking about the beef between Ma$e and Cam’ron.   And while we NEVER want anything to trickle over into real rap rumble, we must admit hearing rap battles on “wax” gives us a bit of nostalgia. […]

Culture Over Everything: Rapsody Snags Two Grammy Nominations

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Can the TRUE hip-hop heads say holla? It looks like 2018 will be beyond superb for powerplayer emcee, Rapsody. The sagacious spitter has been nominated for two Grammy awards thanks to her groundbreaking album, Lalia’s Wisdom. The 9th Wonder produced album has been nominated for Best Rap Album, while one of the gem’s superior singles, […]