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How (Not) To Adopt a Stage Moniker As a Rapper

How (Not) To Adopt a Stage Moniker As a Rapper

Jun. 30 | If there’s one thing hip hop has brought to the mainstream, its the outrageous stage moniker. And gigantic gold clock pendants... [ad]In fact, so much depends on the moniker a rapper adopts that it can be the difference between a decently successful...

BET Awards a Go on June 28th, To Be Hosted by Jamie Foxx, Jay-Z To Perform Live

BET Awards a Go on June 28th, To Be Hosted by Jamie Foxx, Jay-Z To Perform Live

Jun. 25 | [ad]The BET Awards will be held on the 28th of June Live at 8:00 p.m., ET. Jamie Foxx will be hosting the awards, which isn’t something I’m looking forward to honestly. However, there should be a few good performances, notably those by Beyonce,...

There is a God (And He Has a Twisted Sense of Humor)

There is a God (And He Has a Twisted Sense of Humor)

Jun. 24 | I’ll just let the pics do the talking… [ad] Biggie -- Dead!

Missy Elliot, We Love You (In a Good Way)

Missy Elliot, We Love You (In a Good Way)

Jun. 22 | [ad]After a reader commented how infrequently (read that as “never”) I cover female rappers at Rappers.org, I realized that really, I haven’t given much love to these sistas. So who better to start it off with than Missy Elliot (who...

Rapper Willie D. Gets Bail

Rapper Willie D. Gets Bail

Jun. 21 | [ad]Over at The Source, there’s a story about rapper Willie D. getting bail. If you didn’t know, Willie was charged with running an iPhone scam. Through a front called Texas One Wireless, he sought orders for iPhones from international customers...

Back to the Feature Mixtape

Back to the Feature Mixtape

Jun. 21 | [ad] This mixtape going around at The Source is one of the damn finest I’ve heard in a while. Go download it from the source. Give it a listen. Then tell me how hard it rocked.. [ad#link]

Usher's New Album is Very Edgy, Apparently

Usher's New Album is Very Edgy, Apparently

Jun. 19 | [ad] Pharell, who is producing Ushers’ new album Monster has reportedly said that the new album will be “very mean”, and “the review of the mind of a monster”. Usher will totally tickle your ass... Sure, Pharell. Usher is...

Lawsuit Filed Against Timbaland and Nelly Furtado

Lawsuit Filed Against Timbaland and Nelly Furtado

Jun. 18 | [ad] Timbaland will totally kick your ass.. Perennial hit-generating machine Timbaland along with Nelly Furtado have been named in a lawsuit by Finnish record label, Kernel Records, according to The Source. The lawsuit claims that the duo used elements...

50 Cent – War Angel

50 Cent – War Angel

Jun. 18 | [ad] This guy... So 50 is finally set to do what every rapper worth his salt is out doing these days: rescue hip hop from Soulja Boy.

New Logo!

New Logo!

Jun. 17 | I’m not sure if anyone noticed or not, but we’ve got a new logo. And yes, we actually had to pay for it. What do you think about it, as compared to our older logo? Do tell us…