Nicki Minaj Receives Death Threats On Twitter Over Mitt Romney Rap Verse
Not everyone was feeling Nicki Minaj‘s verse on Lil Wayne‘s flip of ‘Mercy,’ in which she implied that she was a Republican and voting for Mitt Romney. Her rap line has garnered her a slew of hate from radical Democrats on Twitter.
Chris Lighty, Hip-Hop Executive Who Worked With 50 Cent, Busta Rhymes, Found Dead
Veteran hip-hop mogul Chris Lighty died on Thursday morning (Aug. 30) from an apparent suicide. Details are scarce, but according to the New York Daily News, the executive was found dead in his apartment with a self-inflicted gun wound to the head.
Lil Wayne Says He Hates New York, Senator Demands an Apology
Lil Wayne has ruffled a few feathers in New York with his comments about the Big Apple. In an interview with MTV’s RapFix, when the rapper was asked about his thoughts of the city, he matter-of-factly said, “Flat out: I don’t like New York.”
Chris Brown + Drake Are Sued by Male Model Over Nightclub Brawl
Chris Brown and Drake have been slapped with another lawsuit stemming from their infamous champagne bottle-throwing brawl at a New York nightclub back in June.
Nicki Minaj Cancels Weekend U.K. Gigs Due to Strained Vocal Chords
It’s looks like Roman is taking a holiday. After a hectic touring schedule, Nicki Minaj canceled her weekend U.K. concerts at the V Festival in England so she can rest her vocal cords.
Cee Lo Green to Sing NFL’s ‘Thursday Night Football’ Intro
Are you ready for some football! Pop crooner Cee Lo Green plans to tackle the NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football’ intro song.
Chris Brown + Drake Hit With $16 Million Lawsuit Over New York Nightclub Brawl
Chris Brown and Drake are being sued by W.i.P. nightclub for $16 million stemming from their champagne-throwing brawl in June, which left several people injured. Greenhouse, owners of the popular New York club, filed the lawsuit on Wednesday (Aug. 15) in Manhattan Supreme Court, according to the New York Daily News.
50 Cent Disses Kanye West’s ‘Perfect B—-‘ Kim Kardashian
50 Cent is known for being honest, but he may have been a too forthcoming with his comments about hip-hop’s newest “It” couple — Kanye West and Kim Kardashian. The hip-hop toughie gave an interview with XXL Magazine and offered his opinion about KimYe.
Eminem Working on Follow-Up to ‘Recovery’
Eminem has remained relatively quiet in the past few months, but don’t worry, he’s busy in the studio plotting on his next album. The Detroit rhyme-slinger has confirmed to MTV News that he’s in the early stages of his new project.
Ne-Yo Drops $5,000 on Drake + Sean Kingston’s Ex at a Strip Club
When Ne-Yo is not swooning the ladies, you can find him making it rain at the strip club. The R&B crooner was spotted at Atlanta’s premier gentlemen’s club Diamonds throwing greenbacks at Drake‘s ex-girlfriend Maliah Michel.
Harry Belafonte Criticizes Beyonce + Jay-Z For Their Lack of ‘Social Responsibility’
Veteran actor and activist Harry Belafonte threw a critical dart at Beyonce and Jay-Z for what he claims is their lack of “social responsibility.”
Drake Responds to Critics Who Say He Had a ‘Rich’ Upbringing
In his music, Drake often raps about his humble beginnings while growing up in his hometown of Toronto. But some critics have questioned Drizzy’s authenticity when it comes to his upbringing since he was raised primarily in an upper middle-class neighborhood. Drake scoffs at any notion that he grew up as a rich kid.