Organizers say the Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum has found a home in midtown Manhattan. The Wall Street Journal says the plans also include a restaurant, arcade, concert lounge, television studios, marquee, community and corporate rooms, and a gift shop.
Kanye West will debut a short film titled "Cruel Summer" at the Cannes Film Festival. The rapper announced Friday that he'll present the film on Wednesday at the French festival. West and his creative collective DONDA will screen the "short art film" out of competition in Cannes.
"Will he break my heart a little more by performing THAT song?" was my first, and focal, thought when attending Brian McKnight's first night of a three-night concert series at New York City's Blue Note jazz club on Wednesday (May 16)
The annual hip-hop summit Rock The Bells revealed its lineup on Wednesday (May 16), and while Nas, Kid Cudi and Wiz Khalifa top the 2012 bill, the big news is the promised special performance by Missy Elliott.
Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter may be headlining and curating a two-day music festival, "Budweiser Made In America," this Labor Day in Philadelphia -- but don't expect any new music from the rap mogul and father of four-month-old Blue Ivy Carter any time soon.
Hit-Boy is living up to his name. The Southern California native (born Chauncey Hollis in Pasadena) co-produced "Ni**as in Paris," the double-platinum hit from Jay-Z and Kanye West's "Watch the Throne."