October 24th, 2013
Plenty of people have chimed in about Kendrick Lamar’s beef starting verses on Control and in his BET Cypher. But one person we had yet to hear from is Jason Derulo. To get up to speed, in the BET Hip-Hop Awards cypher, Kendrick rapped, “Yo p***y ain’t shit… ’less you look like Jordin Sparks.” Jason has been dating Jordin since 2011. And in case it isn’t 100% clear, that lyric is a compliment.
July 7th, 2011
Since the old influences the new, and the past is still kicking around in the present, we want to remind you of some of our favorite moments in hip hop history. Today’s Thursday Throwback is Lil Bow Wow’s “That’s My Name.” Bow Wow hasn’t been up to a whole lot in the last couple of […]
June 30th, 2011
Fresh off his International Artist BET award win, Tinie Tempah has released a video for his single “Till I’m Gone” featuring Wiz Khalifa. The video has classic components: hot girls, hot guys, expensive cars, and city scenery. The song is about traveling the world and leaving his girl behind. It’s not Tinie Tempah’s best video, […]
June 27th, 2011
- Beyonce’s spot as the headliner for this past weekend’s Glastonbury festival marked the first time in 20 years that a female artist has headlined the event. Click here to see how ridiculously hard Bey p’wned the festival. – An American DJ named Orrin Lynn Tolliver Jr has been awarded $1.2 million in damages from […]
October 18th, 2010
BET has released their list of the top 10 rappers of the last decade, from 1999 – 2009. Eminem takes the number one spot followed by Lil Wayne, Kanye West, 50 Cent, T.I., Ludacris, Drake, Young Jeezy, Jadakiss, and Rick Ross. The criteria for the list included “flow, lyrics, subject matter, cultural impact, dough, and […]
May 19th, 2010
Justin Bieber is now officially an awards nomination magnet. He earned a bunch of Junos, four MMVAs and now – the ultimate sign that he owns the universe – a BET nomination. WTF?!? Yes, the 16-year-old sensation from Stratford, ON is up for Best New Artist. Seeing as Bieber is, y’know, white and all, he […]
February 3rd, 2010
Drake and Nas are the latest hip-hop artists set to perform at BET’s benefit show for Haiti, called SOS: Saving Ourselves: Help For Haiti. Ludacris, Akon, Chris Brown, and Wyclef Jean will also perform. Co-hosted by Diddy, Pharrell and Queen Latifah, the live show will air this Friday at 8pm ET.
January 29th, 2010
The music world continues to lend its help to the people of Haiti. Queen Latifah, Sean “Diddy” Combs, and Pharrell Williams will headline a benefit concert February 5th, which will air on BET. Wyclef Jean, who helped spearhead last week’s Hope for Haiti Now telethon will also perform a special tribute to his native country.