20 Classic Hip-Hop and R&B Albums Turning 20 In 2018

It's hard to believe that 1998 was 20 years ago. But in the time that has passed, the '90s have undoubtedly been deemed the golden age hip-hop and R&B as many the artists we view as legends today released with their breakout albums and singles during this period. In particular, 1998 holds a special place as one the most important years for hip-hop and R&B. It was the year Lauryn Hill made her departure from The...

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Suge Knight Hospitalized in L.A.

TMZ reports that Suge Knight has been hospitalized for the past two days. Knight was reportedly moved from the L.A. County jail  on Tuesday, around 11 a.m. and was admitted to a hospital in L.A. As now, it's unsure why the Death Row founder was rushed to the hospital. However, this is not the first time that Knight— who is currently awaiting trial for murder— has been hospitalized. Last March, he spent time in the hospital...

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RZA on U-God's Criticism: 'I Could Never Be a Control Freak'

For the past couple weeks, U-God has been making the rounds promoting his new memoir, RAW: My Journey Into the Wu-Tang, and album, Venom. Of course, his comments made about RZA in his memoir have come up during interviews, as U-God accuses RZA being a "control freak" and mismanaging Wu-Tang's money.  In 2016 U-God sued Wu-Tang Clan for $2.5 million, claiming he hadn't received a royalty payment since 2010....

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Kendall and Kylie Jenner Settle Tupac T-Shirt Lawsuit

Last June, Kendall and Kylie Jenner upset a lot people when they debuted a line t-shirts with their faces super-imposed over shots classic artists, including Tupac and Biggie. Biggie's mother, Voletta Wallace called the shirts "exploitation," Twitter erupted with claims appropriation, and basically, everyone wanted Kanye West to come get his sis-in-laws. Following the backlash, the terrible t-shirts were immediately...

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JAY-Z's Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications

If you know someone looking for a college scholarship, tell them to hit up JAY-Z. The mogul's Shawn Carter Foundation is currently accepting applications from students in high school and college, including trade school, now through April 30. Together with his mom, Gloria Carter, Jay has worked to give out scholarships to “individuals facing socio-economic hardships further their education at post secondary institutions.”...

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