1. Lil Wayne & Young Thug Team Up For 'Take Kare' Song: Listen

    October 16, 2014 1:57 PM EDT A collaboration between Lil Wayne and Young Thug was inevitable, and highly anticipated. Besides the comparisons between the two rappers, Young Thug has expressed his admiration for Lil Wayne, while Birdman has taken on the role as a mentor to him as well. Late Wednesday, Oct. 15, Weezy and…

  2. Makonnen Links With Riff Raff and Mike Will Made It for 'Syrup In My Soda'

    October 16, 2014 10:50 AM EDT ILoveMakonnen continues his prolific release schedule with "Syrup in my Soda," a collaboration with producer Mike Will Made It and Houston rapper RiFF RAFF . Check out the song below: Riff Raff released an album, Neon Icon , earlier this year. He's not the first to try to…

  3. Will.i.am Shows Off New Smart 'Cuff,' Wearable Fashion Line

    October 15, 2014 10:48 PM EDT UPDATE:  7digital has confirmed it has entered into an agreement with i.am+ for the development of applications and operation of the music service on its devices, including the Puls.  Will.i.am 's new wearable device, the Puls, is far more than a watch. The hip-hop mogul-turned-tech…

  4. Macklemore Helps Celebrate King County Drug Court's 20th Anniversary

    October 15, 2014 10:44 PM EDT The 20th anniversary celebration of the pioneering King County Drug Court was about half over when a famous participant strolled in and took a seat on the front bench. The audience of drug court graduates and others buzzed at the arrival of Macklemore , but the 31-year-old rapper introduced…

  5. Erykah Badu Makes $3.60 Singing on NYC Streets

    October 15, 2014 7:30 PM EDT Erykah Badu is a Grammy-winning singer known for her powerful R&B vocals, but in NYC last week, she was just another street performer. The artist filmed herself heading to Times Square for an anonymous busking session last Friday, and Okayplayer posted the phone video. While her…

  6. B.o.B, Bun B & 2 Chainz Take Over 2014 A3C Festival

    October 15, 2014 5:19 PM EDT Hip-hop fans flocked to Atlanta this past week for the 10th annual A3C Festival, which proved to be bigger than ever. Over the course of five days (Oct. 8 through 12), the festival held keynote interviews, panels, showcases and tribute shows across the city. The festival started off strong…

  7. Snoop Dogg Apologizes to Iggy Azalea After Chat With T.I.

    October 15, 2014 4:06 PM EDT But not before Snoop's daughter Cori & Iggy's boyfriend Nick Young weighed in. After an escalating series of nasty tweets between Iggy Azalea and Snoop Dogg , Snoop has posted an Instagram video in which he apologizes for his behavior. According to the video, Snoop talked to…

  8. Snoop Dogg Takes Iggy Azalea Beef to New Low With Ugly Instagram Video

    October 15, 2014 12:49 PM EDT For some reason, rap legend Snoop Dogg has decided to make hip-hop newcomer Iggy Azalea his target in a series of increasingly ugly posts on Instagram. What started as a joke -- admittedly, an insulting and totally inappropriate joke -- has now reached an unsettling place. Late Tuesday…

  9. Drake, DJ Mustard Take Top Honors at 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards: Full Winners List

    October 14, 2014 9:33 PM EDT The 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards aired Tuesday night, showing Drake , DJ Mustard and Kendrick Lamar take home some of the annual event's highest honors. Snoop Dogg hosted the night, which was originally filmed Sept. 20 at Atlanta’s Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center. Pioneering rapper,…

  10. Jay Park to Head Out on AOMG U.S. Tour With Simon D, Gray, Loco & DJ Pumpkin

    October 14, 2014 8:39 PM EDT The Korean hip-hop crew will hit the east and west coasts in November. Earlier this year, K-pop-star-turned-record-label-CEO Jay Park   announced that fellow rapper  Simon D  would be joining him as co-CEO of his new label AOMG Records. After putting out their first full-length album with…

  11. Iggy Azalea & Snoop Dogg Continue Beef With Online Back-and-Forth

    October 14, 2014 7:32 PM EDT After Snoop Dogg posted a rude meme to his Instagram account insulting Iggy Azalea , the young, female rapper fired back with a Twitter post that should have put the old-school icon in his place until it was later deleted from her account. But that was not the end of it. As media…

  12. Hear Wiz Khalifa & Future Rap About Exes on Mike Will Made-It's 'P---y Overrated'

    October 14, 2014 6:16 PM EDT Future and Wiz Khalifa sound hurt. On Mike Will Made-It 's latest single, "Pussy Overrated," the two rappers join forces to spit misogynistic rhymes about former lovers. "After you strip naked, you're supposed to fuck me like a star/ Girl, you know you're fakin…

  13. Stream Aretha Franklin's New Album, Featuring Adele & Alicia Keys Covers

    October 14, 2014 5:39 PM EDT Back on Sept. 29, Aretha Franklin got music fans young and old talking via her rendition of Adele's "Rolling in the Deep" on The Late Show With David Letterman . That performance previewed Aretha's new album, Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics ; now you listen…

  14. Stream T.I.'s 'Paperwork' Album Now

    October 14, 2014 5:03 PM EDT T.I. is a rapper with impressive longevity. Trap Muzik was his first release to go platinum, more than a decade ago. Many of his peers who came up around the same time enjoyed a brief moment in the spotlight -- Lil' Flip , Chamillionaire , Mike Jones -- but they've struggled to…

  15. Boyz II Men Going Back to High School for Concert

    October 14, 2014 4:11 PM EDT Group set to play Philadelphia High School for the Creative & Performing Arts, where they met 20 years ago. Members of the Grammy-winning group Boyz II Men are returning to their roots with a concert at their old stomping grounds. This Week in Billboard Chart History: Boyz II Men's…

  16. Rochelle Jordan, 'Playa 4 Life' Featuring Iamsu!: Exclusive Song Premiere

    October 14, 2014 1:35 PM EDT You can count on Rochelle Jordan to make a life of sin sound heavenly. Heartbreak drives the singer-songwriter to the bad side on her dulcet single, "Playa 4 Life."  Below check out Rochelle Jordan's first single off her upcoming album, 1021 , premiered here on The Juice: …

  17. Jada Pinkett Smith Remembers 2Pac & 'Surviving War Zone' of Her Past

    October 14, 2014 11:00 AM EDT Over the weekend, Jada Pinkett Smith spoke about Tupac 's death -- and a culture of violence against African Americans that she likens to genocide -- on Facebook. See the whole post here . Jada Pinkett Smith Defends Willow Smith Over Controversial Photo Smith posted a photo of…

  18. Exclusive: NBA Live 15 Soundtrack Unveiled, Cover Star Damian Lillard Discusses The Music

    October 14, 2014 8:00 AM EDT NBA Live 15 , the latest incarnation of the best-selling basketball video game franchise, is due out on Oct. 28, but the soundtrack to the EA Sports game has been unveiled on Tuesday morning (Oct. 14). The 26-song track list is highlighted by hip-hop and R&B stars like Jeezy, Jeremih, G…

  19. Iggy Azalea to Snoop Dogg Over Rude Instagram Post: 'I'm Disappointed You'd Be Such an Ass'

    October 13, 2014 6:47 PM EDT Iggy Azalea laid into Snoop Dogg online Monday after the legendary "Doggystyle" rapper posted an insulting meme of her on his Instagram account a few days before.  Iggy Azalea Explains Paparazzi Freakout: 'I Don't Hate All Paps' See Snoop's post here, which is…

  20. Chris Brown Has a Theory on the Ebola Epidemic

    October 13, 2014 5:08 PM EDT Sometimes the best tweet is a tweet not sent. For Chris Brown , this is often the case. On the morning of Oct. 13 -- the same day someone first contracted the Ebola virus inside the United States -- Brown tweeted the following theory: I don't know ... But I think this Ebola epidemic…

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