Watch J. Cole Challenge Jay Z To Record A Song With Him In ’09 [Video]

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In a new special, RapFix Presents: J. Cole¹s The Warm Up 5 Years Later, MTV2 takes a look back at J. Cole and the mixtape that set him on the path to rap stardom. Continue »

Oprah Reunites Cast Of A Different World [Photos]

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Laser Vision: A Look At Lupe Fiasco’s Targets [Photos]

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Just about anything Lupe Fiasco says could get him caught up in some kind of controversy and he doesn’t care. Continue »

Turk Claims All Of Cash Money Used To Kiss Birdman On The Mouth [Video]

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The infamous pic of Lil Wayne planting a full lip kiss on his surrogate daddy, Birdman will forever remain one of the most talked about non-musical moments in Hip-Hop history. Continue »

Members Of The Hip-Hop Community Pay Their Respects To Ruby Dee [Photos]

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When news of the passing of multiple award-winner and activist Ruby Dee circulated this morning (July 12), most of the entertainment world was sent reeling in a state of shock and reflection. Continue »

The O.J. Simpson Murder Case: A Timeline [Photos]

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Today marks 20 years since the murders of O.J. Simpson’s ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman. Continue »

Bangin Candy: Texas Delight Shaye G [Photos]

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Things are indeed better in Texas if our past Bangin Candy selections properly represent the pool of beautiful women who live instate. Continue »

Bangin Candy: Vera Sidika, Pre-Skin Bleaching [Photos]

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Let’s preface this brief spiel by saying that the whole skin bleaching fad is extremely vexing and has taken arguments about colorism to ascending heights. Continue »

Scientology & Shower Rods: 10 Facts About Mimi Faust [Photos]

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Mimi Faust’s back story is more interesting than Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta viewers may know. Continue »

BET’s “The Message” Part 2 Is Hip Hop’s Truth? [Video]


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Choke No Joke Explains Fall Out With Dame Dash [Video]

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The infamous video of Dame Dash barking on the Def Jam staff features the logo of one Choke No Joke in the lower right corner. Continue »

La Familia: 11 Hip-Hop Groups That Should Reunite On Wax [Photos]

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This past week saw the return of G-Unit, all of whom reunited during 50 Cent’s set at Summer Jam 2014. Continue »

Capone-N-Noreaga Re-Sign To Penalty [Video]

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Capone-N-Noreaga will be reuniting and releasing a new LP under the label that first helped launch their careers. Continue »

Twitter Reacts To Skin Bleaching Model, #BleachedBeauty Hashtag [Photos]

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The phenomenon of people with dark skin bleaching their skin lighter isn’t new, yet it has been rising in prominence due in parts to efforts from African singer Dencia and the Whitenicious product. Continue »