LL Cool J Says His 'Rock the Bells' Channel Is for the Culture
Apr19

LL Cool J Says His 'Rock the Bells' Channel Is for the Culture

LL Cool J recently launched his radio station on SiriusXM called LL Cool J's Rock the Bells Radio. It’s a station close to his heart as it will feature classic hip-hop songs from the 1970s to the 2000s. But it’s not a vanity project for Uncle L. In a sit-down interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live! On Tuesday (April 17), the veteran said that his radio station is strictly for the culture. "This is a radio station that’s about the...

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Hip Hop Takes Over NYC's 2018 SummerStage Festival Line Up
Apr19

Hip Hop Takes Over NYC's 2018 SummerStage Festival Line Up

SummerStage is New York City's largest free outdoor performing arts festival curated by the City Parks Foundation. For over 30 years, SummerStage have rallied tourist and natives alike in the name of music and performance art. With more than 100 shows scheduled in 18 parks among the five boroughs, this year's line up shows diversity with artists from various genres like reggae, EDM, and Afrobeat, but it's the hip-hop...

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11 of The Worst Fashion Trends in Hip-Hop and R&B
Apr19

11 of The Worst Fashion Trends in Hip-Hop and R&B

  The thing about fashion, particular fashion in hip-hop and R&B, is when something is trendy, it often looks wonderful, but when it's bad, it's really bad. Many of us have looked back at photos from the past and laugh at how silly we looked. Most rappers and their fans have fallen victim to it, there's nothing to be ashamed about. Whenever you can, take a gander at some throwback hip-hop photos. Some of will show...

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Prince Death Investigation Closed, No Criminal Charges Filed
Apr19

Prince Death Investigation Closed, No Criminal Charges Filed

Carver County Attorney Mark Metz announced Thursday that no criminal charges would be filed in relation to the death of Prince. Prince was found dead inside of an elevator at his Minneapolis-area property, Paisley Park at the age of 57 in April 2016. An autopsy report unveiled that the singer had died from a fatal "self-administered" dose of fentanyl, a powerful painkiller. Metz's press conference detailed the...

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Is a Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole Collaborative Album Coming Next?
Apr19

Is a Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole Collaborative Album Coming Next?

As fans eagerly await for J. Cole to drop his new project K.O.D. on Friday (April 20), Top Dawg Entertainment president Punch posted a photo that has fans yearning for a Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole collaboration. In the IG photo above, you see an apple that has been bitten into with the caption, “4bidden.” For those who don’t know, J. Cole and Lamar teamed up on a song called “Forbidden Fruit” on J. Cole’s 2013 album Born Sinner. Rap...

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