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Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic Following the success of his Power franchise and his BMF series, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson will now explore the murders of Tupac Shakur, The Notorious B.I.G., and other rappers in Hip Hop Homicides. Fiddy will produce the eight-part series with Mona Scott-Young who created the Love & Hip Hop franchise. Hosted by former TMZ personality Van Lathan, Hip Hop Homicides will air later this year on WEtv as […]

John Sciulli/Getty Images for Sony John Legend and Usher will perform in honor of the late Congressman John Lewis at The Beloved Benefit in Atlanta on Thursday, February 24. Lewis represented Georgia in Congress for 33 years, from 1987 until his death in 2020 at the age of 80. Along with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., he helped organize the historic March on […]

Gilbert Carrasquillo/GC Images Jeannie Mai revealed the name of her first baby with husband Jeezy on Thursday In a video posted on her Hello Hunnay YouTube channel, The Real co-host announced that the baby’s name is Monaco. “I thought Baby J’s name should be a J name because obviously Jeannie and Jeezy, makes sense, but that wasn’t the name that came to us,” […]

Taylor Hill/Getty Images for Governors Ball A$AP Rocky, Kid Cudi and Playboi Carti will headline The Smoker’s Club Fest on April 30 in San Bernadino, California. Fans are encouraged to blaze up at the event featuring 70 acts performing at the Glen Helen Amphitheater which holds 65,000 people. The festival is described as “celebrating hip hop as one […]

Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images Angela Bassett and husband Courtney B. Vance are serving as executive producers of the docuseries One Thousand Years of Slavery, which will premiere on the Smithsonian Channel during Black History Month on Monday, February 7 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Debbie Allen, Lorraine Toussaint, Soledad O’Brien, CCH Pounder, and Dulé Hill are among the personalities featured in the four-part series, […]

Gilbert Carrasquillo/GC Images After releasing his second solo album, From a Bird’s Eye View, last week, Cordae has dropped the video for his track “Chronicles,” featuring H.E.R. and Lil Durk. In the clip, H.E.R. and Lil Durk join the Raleigh, North Carolina, MC in the parking lot of a diner where he’s working as a short order cook. His girlfriend is a waitress, and […]

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Reform Alliance Jay-Z and Meek Mill are among the artists supporting a bill in the New York State legislature that would restrict the use of rap lyrics in criminal trials. Fat Joe, Robin Thicke, Killer Mike and many more joined the duo in signing a letter to New York lawmakers demanding the reform, according […]

Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic Snoop Dogg is doing double duty on Super Bowl Sunday. In addition to performing in the halftime show with Dr. Dre. Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, and Mary J. Blige, the “Drop It Like It’s Hot” rapper is also hosting Puppy Bowl XVIII (18) with Martha Stewart. Snoop and Martha will also be the coaches for Team Fluff and Team Ruff, according […]

Prince Williams/Wireimage After releasing his first album in five years, Love Is the New Black, in September, Anthony Hamilton is celebrating receiving three NAACP Image Awards nominations on Tuesday. The Grammy winner is up for Outstanding Male Artist,and has two nods for Outstanding Duo or Group Collaboration: “Superstar” featuring Jennifer Hudson from the album is nominated, as well the “Complicated” […]

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame The legendary leader of Public Enemy will narrate the four-part docuseries, The Story of Hip-Hop with Chuck D, according to Deadline. The series is being produced by PBS and the BBC, and Chuck D is serving as an executive producer. The hip-hop community has, from the start, been doing what the rest […]