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Ja Rule Is Filming 'Over 40' New Music Videos, Still Won't Explain Fyre Fest

Ja is reportedly bankrolling the rerelease of all of his albums as visual albums. The only issue: no one asked for this.
Bettina Makalintal
3 days ago
News

Megan Thee Stallion's 'Hot Girl Summer' Video Is Here, So Fall Is Canceled

Nicki Minaj, Rico Nasty, Ari Lennox, and Summer Walker drive the boat in the long-awaited video.
Kristin Corry
9.3.19
New music

Hear Pusha T and Lauryn Hill's New Kanye-Produced Song 'Coming Home'

The soulful jam is the second new single from King Push this week.
Josh Terry
8.28.19
News

'Old Town Road' Is Responsible for a Remix Renaissance

This week alone, artists like Lizzo, Saweetie, and Pop Smoke have released major remixes that extend the shelf life of their songs.
Kristin Corry
8.23.19
News

Missy Elliott's New Album 'Iconology' Is Here to Save Us All

Ahead of receiving MTV's Video Vanguard Award, Missy Elliott has released a "collection of new songs" for the first time since 2005.
Kristin Corry
8.23.19
Hip-Hop

Rappers Like Megan Thee Stallion Are Writing a New Feminist Canon

Their lyrics offer unique perspectives on womanhood in an era where new generations are remaking the rules.
Taylor Hosking
8.20.19
News

No, Kamala Harris Didn't 'Lock Up' Lil' Kim in 2006

Recently found footage from a 2006 BET reality show has some people convinced that Harris is responsible for the rapper's sentence.
Kristin Corry
8.2.19
News

Let Drake's 'Care Package' Put You in Your Feelings

The Toronto rapper repurposes old fan favorites like "Girls Love Beyoncé" and "Paris Morton Music" for a nearly flawless compilation.
Kristin Corry
8.2.19
Interviews

BJ the Chicago Kid's '1123' Magnifies the Soul of the Black Experience

The singer's follow-up album is an ode to the Chicago upbringing that shaped how he approaches love and life.
Kristin Corry
7.30.19
Essays

Chance The Rapper Isn't the Underdog Anymore

His debut album 'The Big Day' is massive and messy, but the Chicago standard-bearer is still having fun.
Josh Terry
7.29.19
Hip-Hop

10 Drake and Rick Ross Collabs That Prove the Duo Never Make Bad Songs

"Gold Roses" is the latest offering showing how the partners-in-rhyme have consistently created classics.
DeAsia Paige
7.26.19
News

YBN Cordae and Anderson .Paak's 'Fallon' Set Was One of the Best of 2019

They debuted the hard-hitting J. Cole-produced track ‘RNP,’ from the Maryland rapper’s debut album ‘The Lost Boy.’
Josh Terry
7.24.19
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