Although XXXTENTACION’s face tattoos were noticeably absent, it still appears that actor/model Tyrese took to Instagram to clown the polarizing rapper, citing him as an example for why he doesn’t use drugs. “When you look in the mirror after drinking and smoking and popping every pill they tell you to pop from these hip hop songs,” he wrote on Saturday morning (September 20). “My whole life I’ve proudly always said

Washington, D.C. – Celebrated comedian and Hip Hop enthusiast Dave Chappelle was honored with the key to Washington D.C. on Friday (September 29), according to WJLA. Mayor Muriel Bowser presented the symbolic gesture at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts where Chappelle graduated in 1991. “Some very special native Washingtonians have dedicated their lives to making Washington, DC better, and they’ve gone above and beyond to show others what

Azealia Banks dropped into Nicki Minaj’s DMs to apologize for her recent “catty shit” Thursday night. After Banks sent over a few mini-paragraphs, Minaj responded with mutual admiration. “Not gonna lie,” Banks said when sharing screenshots of the resulting exchange on Instagram, “I cried a bit when she responded.” “I really do enjoy your artistry and think you’re so intelligent and clever,” Banks said in her first message. “You have

Hollywood, CA – Yo Gotti affiliate Corey McClendon was booked on Wednesday (September 27) for an attempted murder charge following the Hollywood shooting of Young Dolph on Tuesday (September 26). According to USA Today, McClendon has been released without charges. Los Angeles District Attorney office spokesman Greg Risling said the 42-year-old man was released early Friday (September 29) after prosecutors requested “further investigation” by police. McClendon had been held for

New York City, NY – DJ Paul admits he feels like ‘90s Hip Hop is back with the recent spate of artists who have sampled tracks from Three 6 Mafia’s discography. During a recent interview with Mass Appeal, DJ Paul cited A$AP Ferg, G-Eazy and Desiigner as some artists who are using Three 6’s music in 2017. “People just really getting on it,” DJ Paul says. “The fans been

Blac Chyna knows talent when she sees it, and she definitely sees it in Cardi B — who she’d, “of course,” like to work with in the studio. Blac Chyna to Cardi B “Congrats on #1, Girl … Now Let’s Collab!” Like Chyna says, Cardi deserves it. You know what else she’s worthy of, per Chyna? A little BC/CB collab time in the studio. What are your thoughts?

Ever since Cardi B’s ascent began, rumors of a supposed feud with Nicki Minaj have popped up despite the mutual admiration they’ve publicly displayed. The rumors continued to look baseless on Monday (September 25) when Minaj congratulated Cardi on “Bodak Yellow” reaching the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100. “Congratulations to a fellow NEW YAWKA on a RECORD BREAKING achievement,” she tweeted. “Bardi, this is the only thing that

Migos are set to be part of MTV’s TRL revival. The network has announced that Quavo, Offset and Takeoff will appear alongside Ed Sheeran as guests on the October 2 premiere of the show’s upcoming reboot. TRL (short for Total Request Live) was a mainstay of MTV’s programming in the late ’90s and 2000s, playing the 10 most requested music videos of the day. Carson Daly was the best-known host

Denver, CO – With a list of accolades that includes two certified diamond albums, Eminem is known for taking Hip Hop to new heights. Now, with help from longtime collaborators the Bass Brothers, he’s inadvertently helping Hip Hop break new ground in the stock market. Royalty Exchange, a Colorado-based online platform that helps connect artists with private investors to help fund their careers, is launching a new company called Royalty

Orlando, FL – Project Baby 2 rapper Kodak Black has shed some light on a performance that took place over the weekend. On Saturday (September 23), the Pompano Beach, Florida native stopped by Nick Cannon’s Wild ‘N Out concert in Orlando for what Kodak says was scheduled to be a “surprise performance.” In a video Kodak shared on Instagram Sunday (September 24), he is seen casually walking through the crowd