KRS-One: Anyone Who Has A Problem With Afrika Bambaataa Should Quit Hip Hop (VIDEO)

KRS-One found himself catching heat from critics after the rap legend defended Afrika Bambaataa while the “Planet Rock” performer was in the midst of child molestation allegations. Rather than backing off his support, KRS doubled down on his views about the situation during a Q&A in Birmingham, England. “When you’re talking …

Malik Yusef, Hip Hop Caucus And 100% Campaign Collaborate For “THINK 100%” New Era Hats

 Hip Hop Caucus and the 100% Campaign unveiled a limited edition “THINK 100%” New Era fitted hat. The headgear is being released to support the movement to get 100% clean energy for all. Grammy winner Malik Yusef co-designed the cap. The Hip Hop Caucus Director of Arts and Culture collaborated with Hip Hop …

Nas To Serve As Executive Producer Of ‘The Land’ Soundtrack (COVER ART/TRACKLIST)

Hip Hop icon Nasir “Nas” Jones took on the role of executive producer for The Land soundtrack. Nas, Kanye West, French Montana, Pusha T, Erykah Badu, Jeremih, Machine Gun Kelly, Stalley, and others have provided music for the coming-of-age film directed by Steven Caple Jr. The collection is being released via Mass …

Stevie J & Shaunie O’Neal Slam Foxy Brown Over Hip Hop Honors Criticism (VIDEO)

 Social commentator/television personality Marc Lamont Hill debuted his new late night talk show VH1 Live! on Sunday. Two of the cable channel’s reality stars – Stevie J (Love & Hip Hop Atlanta) and Shaunie O’Neal (Shaunie’s Home Court) – stopped by the program. Hill asked Stevie and Shaunie about Foxy Brown’s recent …

Joe Budden Claims Drake Got Cosmetic Surgery For His Abs

Hip Hop has seen some interesting jabs during feuds between rappers, but Joe Budden’s attack on Drake’s stomach is a wildly different approach. Budden’s ongoing verbal assault aimed at the Toronto native continued over the weekend after French Montana finally released his Drake-assisted song “No Shopping.” The track features some not-so-subtle …

5 Biggest Live Hip Hop Fails

Rich Homie Quan has received considerable heat for his lyrical blunder at the VH1 Hip Hop Honors earlier this week. He seems genuinely contrite, and it’s one more than likely that no one will remember this a month from now. Quan’s forgetful ways provide a useful juncture at which to look back at …

EXCLUSIVE: Vashtie Discusses Her Violette Brand & Being An Ambassador For Swarovski (VIDEO)

 Vashtie Kola has established herself as a DJ, music video director, designer, fashionista, and a lot more. Seleah Simone chatted with the School of Visual Arts graduate on the Hip Hop Honors red carpet, and Va$htie spoke about some of her upcoming endeavors. “What’s new? My brand Violette – just revamping it and …

EXCLUSIVE: Dorrough Talks Designing New Dallas Cowboys Hat (VIDEO)

 Dorrough definitely puts on for his hometown’s Dallas Cowboys. After creating anthems in the past for his favorite NFL team, the Texas native has now worked on apparel for the franchise. “I designed a hat this year,” reveals Dorrough. “That’s the fam. The whole organization is a family.” The headgear is set to arrive …

Rich Homie Quan: I’m From Atlanta, I Know Outkast & T.I., Not Biggie – DJBooth Article

[DJBooth’s new app, The PLUG, delivers our best writing (like this article) straight to your phone every day. It’s amazing, it’s free, and you need it in your life. Get it now!] After being dragged across Twitter all week for forgetting Biggie’s rhymes at the VH1 Hip-Hop Honors, Rich Homie Quan …

The Game & Problem Roast Rich Homie Quan For Forgetting Biggie Lyrics [New Video]

Rich Homie Quan is still getting dragged for flubbing a Notorious B.I.G. verse at the VH1 Hip Hip Honors. During an appearance on TMZ’s “Raq Rants” Tueday, The Game and Problem addressed Rich Homie Quan’s failure to recite Notorious B.I.G.’s verse from “Get Money” while performing alongside Lil Kim at Monday’s …

Rich Homie Quan Apologizes To New York After Forgetting Notorious B.I.G. Lyrics

While yesterday’s VH1 Hip-Hop Honors was great for the most part (shout-out Teyana Taylor), the main takeaway from the glorious ode to Queen Latifah, Missy Elliott, Lil Kim, and Salt-N-Pepa seems to be the fact that Rich Homie Quan forgot the words to Junior M.A.F.I.A.’s “Get Money” — specifically, Biggie’s …