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Rihanna to Receive Humanitarian of the Year Award From Harvard University

Rihanna to Receive Humanitarian of the Year Award From Harvard University

Vandal Arts February 22, 2017 0

Rihanna celebrated her 29th birthday earlier this week and now she’s received a major gift. The pop superstar is being recognized for her philanthropy work, set to receive the Humanitarian of the Year Award

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10 Things We Learned From Kendrick Lamar’s New Interview With ‘Billboard’

10 Things We Learned From Kendrick Lamar’s New Interview With ‘Billboard’

Vandal Arts January 10, 2015 0

The world is expecting big things from Kendrick Lamar in 2015. But first, he sits down with Billboard as their brand new cover star. Speaking with Gavin Edwards, Top Dawg’s top dog addresses everything

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Akon Previews 5 New Songs From ‘Stadium’

Akon Previews 5 New Songs From ‘Stadium’

Vandal Arts January 2, 2015 0

He ran the Billboard charts before and aims to do it all over again with his upcoming solo album, Stadium. Akon has been working on this oft delayed project for quite some time now,

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Lil’ Boosie Released From Prison

Lil’ Boosie Released From Prison

Vandal Arts March 5, 2014 0

Lil’ Boosie is finally a free man. The Baton Rouge-native was released from a Louisiana State Penitentiary on Wednesday night, according to WAFB Channel 9. Warden Burl Cain confirmed the rapper, real name Torrence

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Lil Boosie to Be Released From Prison On Feb. 13th #FreeBoosie

Lil Boosie to Be Released From Prison On Feb. 13th #FreeBoosie

Vandal Arts January 29, 2014 0

Toss all those #FreeBoosie T-shirts and start painting #WelcomeHome signs. According to Hot 97′s Ebro, Torrence Hatch, p/k/a Lil Boosie, is set to be released from prison on Feb. 13, 2014. That’s just over

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Jhené Aiko Performs “Bed Peace,” “From Time” & More at BBC Radio 1 Future Festival

Jhené Aiko Performs “Bed Peace,” “From Time” & More at BBC Radio 1 Future Festival

Vandal Arts January 23, 2014 0

Just says after appearing on SNL alongside Drake, Jhené Aiko made her way across the pond to Maida Vale, London for BBC Radio 1′s annual Future Festival. Bringing her band along, the singer performed

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Drake Performs “Trophies” & “From Time” with Jhené Aiko on ‘SNL’

Drake Performs “Trophies” & “From Time” with Jhené Aiko on ‘SNL’

Vandal Arts January 19, 2014 0

October’s Very Own Drake took over SNL‘s first show of 2014. Along with hosting and appearing in various hilarious monologues, the Toronto-native hit the performance stage at 30 Rock!. Wearing all white, Drizzy kicked

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Wale Visits Nigeria in ‘I Am From’ Documentary Trailer

Wale Visits Nigeria in ‘I Am From’ Documentary Trailer

Vandal Arts January 15, 2014 0

It’s no secret that Wale has kind of a bad rep in the public eye (and it’s also no secret that is partly self-conflicted), but the people are about to meet the true Olubowale

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Fan Auctions OVO Air Jordans Gift From Drake on eBay

Fan Auctions OVO Air Jordans Gift From Drake on eBay

Vandal Arts January 13, 2014 0

Over the weekend, we witnessed two lucky fans receiving exclusive unreleased pairs of the Octobers Very Own x Air Jordans during “Drake Night” at the Toronto Raptors-Brooklyn Nets game. Turns out one fan is

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The-Dream Announces Departure from Def Jam

The-Dream Announces Departure from Def Jam

Vandal Arts January 9, 2014 0

In a somewhat surprising move, The-Dream has announced he is leaving Def Jam. The singer/songwriter/producer posted a picture of the Def Jam logo on Instagram with the caption, “I will miss this logo. It

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‘A Bronx Tale’ Actor Lillo Brancato Released From Prison #C

‘A Bronx Tale’ Actor Lillo Brancato Released From Prison #C

Vandal Arts December 31, 2013 0

A Bronx Tale has been cited in countless rap songs from everyone from Jay Z to Scarface. The classic Mob story about a young kid who just wanted to do right by the guys

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Lil Bibby Reveals That His Rap Name Originates From a Basketball Player

Lil Bibby Reveals That His Rap Name Originates From a Basketball Player

Vandal Arts December 12, 2013 0

A lot of folks have been asking about Lil Bibby’s name. “What does it mean?” “How did he get it?” etc. Well, in an interview with Jordan Sargent/The Fader, Bibby reveals that he did,

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Thank You, Internet: Download Two Pre-#10Day Mixtapes from Chance The Rapper

Thank You, Internet: Download Two Pre-#10Day Mixtapes from Chance The Rapper

Vandal Arts December 10, 2013 0

Chance The Rapper’s AcidRap was one of the most lauded projects of 2013, and deservedly finds itself high on many end-of-year lists across the music Internets right now. But, as committed fans will know,

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Mac Miller Announces ‘Live From Space’ Album (Cover & Tracklisting)

Mac Miller Announces ‘Live From Space’ Album (Cover & Tracklisting)

Vandal Arts December 3, 2013 0

Mac Miller is closing out the year on a strong note. The Pittsburgh rapper took to Twitter on Tuesday to announce he will be releasing a new album titled Live From Space. Releasing December

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Fat Joe Released From Prison

Vandal Arts November 28, 2013 0

It’s an extra special Thanksgiving for Fat Joe this year. The Bronx vet was released early from prison today after serving just three months of his four-month sentence for tax evasion. As originally reported,

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Check Out More Items from Jay Z’s Barneys Holiday Collection

Check Out More Items from Jay Z’s Barneys Holiday Collection

Vandal Arts November 21, 2013 0

With all the controversy surrounding that shameful incident of racial profiling last month, you might have missed that Jay Z’s holiday collection with Barneys dropped yesterday. With the high-priced line available now online, we

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Watch this Rare Biggie Documentary from 1995

Watch this Rare Biggie Documentary from 1995

Vandal Arts November 14, 2013 0

Because it’s never a bad time to watch a Biggie documentary. Back in 1995, Passengers, a youth-orientated show on Channel 4 in the UK, traveled to Brooklyn to profile the guy “who Michael Jackson

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Journalists Might Be Banned From Using Social Media During the 2014 Winter Olympics

Journalists Might Be Banned From Using Social Media During the 2014 Winter Olympics

Vandal Arts November 12, 2013 0

This is definitely a first for major sporting events. According to the Washington Times, Russia is trying to ban the use of all social media by journalists covering the 2014 games in Sochi. The

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Childish Gambino Makes a Beat From Scratch Then Freestyles Over It (Video)

Childish Gambino Makes a Beat From Scratch Then Freestyles Over It (Video)

Vandal Arts November 9, 2013 0

Say what you want about Childish Gambino, but the guy can do just about everything. During a recent visit to Tim Westwood’s new home across the pond, Donald took it back to the basics

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Watch Kanye West’s Unreleased, Hour-Long Interview with MTV from 2002

Watch Kanye West’s Unreleased, Hour-Long Interview with MTV from 2002

Vandal Arts November 4, 2013 0

How about some vintage Kanye West to start the week? Here’s an unreleased interview ‘Ye did with MTV back in 2002, at which point he was landing major production credits while prepping his College

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Ciara Shows Off Her 15-Carat Diamond Engagement Ring From Future

Ciara Shows Off Her 15-Carat Diamond Engagement Ring From Future

Vandal Arts October 29, 2013 0

Ciara was all smiles on Monday night, celebrating her recent 28th birthday by hosting Moët Rosé Lounge at Houston’s Hotel Derek. The newly engaged singer wasn’t shy about giving photographers a close look at

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Chris Brown Released From Jail, Assault Charge Reduced to a Misdemeanor

Chris Brown Released From Jail, Assault Charge Reduced to a Misdemeanor

Vandal Arts October 28, 2013 0

Chris Brown is a free man. The R&B singer was released by D.C. Superior Court following a hearing on Monday afternoon, for his assault on 20-year-old Isaac Parker over the weekend. TMZ reports Brown’s

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Kanye West Discusses Learning From Jay Z, Looking Up to Jesus & Drake (Video)

Vandal Arts October 23, 2013 0

Guess that whole “don’t do no press” rule no longer stands. Following his interview with Wild 94.9′s The JV Show yesterday, Kanye West sat down with the Bay Area’s 106 KMEL to talk about

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The Crying Game: Watch 50 Cent’s ‘American Gangster’ Audition Tape From 2007

The Crying Game: Watch 50 Cent’s ‘American Gangster’ Audition Tape From 2007

Vandal Arts October 22, 2013 0

File this under “things rappers probably wouldn’t want to the public to see.” Gawker have got their hands on 50 Cent’s American Gangster audition tape from 2007, and have duly shared it for the

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Album Stream: DJ Khaled ‘Suffering From Success’

Album Stream: DJ Khaled ‘Suffering From Success’

Vandal Arts October 22, 2013 0

After a slight delay, DJ Khaled’s seventh album, Suffering From Success, is finally in stores today. If you’re one of those who prefer to try-before-you-buy (even though we’ve already heard practically half the album),

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From Mercedes To Cristal To Tom Ford: A Jay-Z Name-Dropping Infographic

From Mercedes To Cristal To Tom Ford: A Jay-Z Name-Dropping Infographic

Vandal Arts October 17, 2013 0

When Jay Z name-drops a brand, the hip-hop world pays attention. Remember who made Cristal… button ups… Maybachs… hot? Yep, S. Carter can either be a brand’s dream come true or worst nightmare. If

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Real Tears: You Can Meet “Courtney from Hooters on Peachtree” at the Club

Real Tears: You Can Meet “Courtney from Hooters on Peachtree” at the Club

Vandal Arts October 11, 2013 0

This is 100% real (maybe not). After Drake made one particular Hooters waitress more famous then that lil’ orange skirt could ever have, a nightclub promoter has tracked down “Courtney.” Yes, that Courtney from

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The Best Quotes From Last Night’s Kanye West vs. Jimmy Kimmel Face-off

The Best Quotes From Last Night’s Kanye West vs. Jimmy Kimmel Face-off

Vandal Arts October 10, 2013 0

Kanye West death stare! LOL. Kanye West’s appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live was set up as a mediation session after their confusing twitter “beef” of two weeks ago…what it ended up being was more

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New Video: Joell Ortiz “Cheers From the Crowd”

New Video: Joell Ortiz “Cheers From the Crowd”

Vandal Arts October 8, 2013 0

Just like the hook says, Joell Ortiz doesn’t need cheers from the crowd. Taking a step back from the spotlight, the Slaughterhouse MC gets reflective in the somber, black-and-white video to “Cheers From the

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DJ Khaled Calls on Chris Brown, Lil’ Wayne, Diddy, Big Sean & More for ‘Suffering From Success’ (Tracklisting)

DJ Khaled Calls on Chris Brown, Lil’ Wayne, Diddy, Big Sean & More for ‘Suffering From Success’ (Tracklisting)

Vandal Arts October 6, 2013 0

DJ Khaled’s upcoming Suffering From Success LP hits retailers in a little over two weeks, and now we have the official tracklisting courtesy of All Music/BestBuy. Arriving on October 22 via We the Best/Cash

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New Mixtape: Waka Flocka Flame ‘From Roaches to Rollies’

New Mixtape: Waka Flocka Flame ‘From Roaches to Rollies’

Vandal Arts October 4, 2013 0

Forget rags to riches, it’s been a journey of roaches to rollies for Waka Flocka Flame — a story he tells (or should I say yells) on his brand new mixtape. Hosted by DJ

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DJ Khaled’s “Suffering From Success” Atlanta Vlog (Video)

DJ Khaled’s “Suffering From Success” Atlanta Vlog (Video)

Vandal Arts October 2, 2013 0

DJ Khaled’s Suffering From Success album is getting closer to release and he’s already on the grind, going city to city promoting it. He vows to make this run different than others, mainly because

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Young Buck Released From Prison

Young Buck Released From Prison

Vandal Arts October 1, 2013 0

Young Buck is free man after serving a little more than a year in prison on weapons charges. Back in 2011, the former G-Unit rapper was busted with .40 cal handgun and pleaded not

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New Video: Skylar Grey Feat. Big Sean & Travis Barker “Back From the Dead”

New Video: Skylar Grey Feat. Big Sean & Travis Barker “Back From the Dead”

Vandal Arts September 30, 2013 0

Skylar Grey brings art to life in “Back From the Dead,” the latest single off her Don’t Look Down debut album. The singer-songwriter strolls through an abandoned museum, observing various dioramas as she reflects

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Nicki Minaj Receives a Very Special Gift from Ellen (Video)

Nicki Minaj Receives a Very Special Gift from Ellen (Video)

Vandal Arts September 26, 2013 0

After Drizzy Drake appeared on the Ellen Degeneres show last week, Nicki Minaj followed in his labelmate’s footsteps and stepped into the hotseat earlier today. Their chat was pretty standard as Nicki fielded questions

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#Drake Reacts To All His Romances on @TheEllenShow: From #Rihanna to #Tyra

#Drake Reacts To All His Romances on @TheEllenShow: From #Rihanna to #Tyra

Vandal Arts September 20, 2013 0

Drake is back in NYC to promote Nothing Was The Same, and hitting his fan markets from the greedy freebians fighting over #NTWS shirts at the Alife store, to the housewives and house-arrest audience

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Behind the Scenes: Skylar Grey Feat. Big Sean & Travis Barker “Back From the Dead”

Behind the Scenes: Skylar Grey Feat. Big Sean & Travis Barker “Back From the Dead”

Vandal Arts September 20, 2013 0

Skylar Grey brings out the animals in her latest video “Back From the Dead,” the latest single off her “Don’t Look Down” debut album. The singer-songwriter takes us through a make-up museum filled with

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Universal Music to Re-Issue Classic Albums from 50 Cent, Eminem, 2Pac & More

Universal Music to Re-Issue Classic Albums from 50 Cent, Eminem, 2Pac & More

Vandal Arts September 18, 2013 0

Universal Music has announced a new campaign called Respect The Classics, which will see them re-issue and re-master a selection of classic hip-hop albums from the ’80s, ’90s and ’00s. Included in this list

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DJ #MisterCee Resigns From #Hot97: His Farewell “Throwback At Noon” Mix (Audio)

DJ #MisterCee Resigns From #Hot97: His Farewell “Throwback At Noon” Mix (Audio)

Vandal Arts September 11, 2013 0

Today, amidst new allegations about his private life, legendary DJ Mister Cee went on air and announced he was resigning from Hot97 after 20 years of mixing and mentoring. Prior to his time at

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New Mixtape: Young Scooter ‘From The Cell Block To Your Block’

New Mixtape: Young Scooter ‘From The Cell Block To Your Block’

Vandal Arts August 30, 2013 0

While Young Scooter continues to wait patiently until he’s once again a free, the ATL trapstar drops off his new mixtape from behind bars. On this tape, Future, Gucci, and the Black Migo Gang

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El-P Makes a Beat From Scratch in Mass Appeal’s “Rhythm Roulette” (Video)

El-P Makes a Beat From Scratch in Mass Appeal’s “Rhythm Roulette” (Video)

Vandal Arts August 29, 2013 0

Earlier this year, we saw Party Supplies, who just released his new Tough Love album, kick off Mass Appeal‘s “Rhythm Roulette” series, which challenges producers to make a beat from scratch by sampling three

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The Most Revealing Quotes From @KendrickLamar’s “Control” Interview With @HOT97

The Most Revealing Quotes From @KendrickLamar’s “Control” Interview With @HOT97

Vandal Arts August 29, 2013 0

Kendrick Lamar has finally spoken in-depth about his earth shaking “Control” verse. Before today, we just about heard from everyone on the topic except the man himself. This morning K. dot phoned into HOT97

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Watch Another Trailer From the Upcoming TLC Biopic

Watch Another Trailer From the Upcoming TLC Biopic

Vandal Arts August 27, 2013 0

During the 2013 VMAs, Chilli and T-Boz released another trailer from the upcoming TLC biopic. In the 30 second commercial, Lil Mama, KeKe Palmer, and Drew Sidora are shown as the group in some

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Travis Scott Discusses Lessons From ‘Yeezus’ Sessions, Trinidad James, & More with Miss Info

Travis Scott Discusses Lessons From ‘Yeezus’ Sessions, Trinidad James, & More with Miss Info

Vandal Arts August 20, 2013 0

After rocking the People’s Federal Credit Union in New York City on Monday night, Travi$ Scott sat down with Miss Info for some one-on-one conversation for Vitamin Water and The FADER‘s #uncapped. The G.O.O.D.

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Future Discusses New Single, ‘Honest’ LP Features, & Origin of “Started From the Bottom” with L.A. Leakers

Future Discusses New Single, ‘Honest’ LP Features, & Origin of “Started From the Bottom” with L.A. Leakers

Vandal Arts August 12, 2013 0

Future stopped by Power 106 in Los Angeles on Monday for a chat with the L.A. Leakers. During their conversation the ATLien spoke on how his new single “Honest” came together, not using the

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Behind The Scenes Photos From Just Blaze and Baauer’s “Harlem Shake” Video

Behind The Scenes Photos From Just Blaze and Baauer’s “Harlem Shake” Video

Vandal Arts August 12, 2013 0

In less than 24 hours Tomorrow on Just Blaze and Baauer will officially release the Nabil-directed “Higher” video on Vice’s Thump channel. Nabil and crew flew to Kerala, India to shoot the Kalaripayattu warriors, who

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New Music: Jim Jones Feat. Charlie Rock “Drink From The Bottle”

New Music: Jim Jones Feat. Charlie Rock “Drink From The Bottle”

Vandal Arts August 12, 2013 0

Jim Jones throws the champagne glasses away in “Drink From the Bottle,” a slowed down drunk filled cut off his forthcoming mixtape. Capo links with former Coke Boyz member in Charlie Rock of “Shot

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Cee Lo Gives an Honest Answer About the Cause of Andre 3000′s Hiatus from Music

Cee Lo Gives an Honest Answer About the Cause of Andre 3000′s Hiatus from Music

Vandal Arts August 8, 2013 0

Yesterday while appearing on RapFix Live Goodie Mob’s Cee Lo gave some real insight on Andre3 000′s status. While some recently said Andre was cooking up a new album for 2014, his friend since

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From Behind The Wall: Beanie Sigel Sends Photos, C-Murder Attends His Grandmother’s Funeral

From Behind The Wall: Beanie Sigel Sends Photos, C-Murder Attends His Grandmother’s Funeral

Vandal Arts August 5, 2013 0

Sigel is still one of my favorite post Biggie/Pac MCs of all time. But it’s been a minute since we’ve heard from the Broadstreet Bully. Last year, Sigel was hit with a 6-24 month

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New Mixtape: Pete Rock & Camp Lo ’80 Blocks From Tiffany’s Pt. II’

New Mixtape: Pete Rock & Camp Lo ’80 Blocks From Tiffany’s Pt. II’

Vandal Arts July 31, 2013 0

Pete Rock and Camp Lo return for the sequel to 2011′s 80 Blocks From Tiffany’s. Although this generous 25-track project is a coming together of two New York hip-hop veterans, there’s no shortage of

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Lana Del Rey Not-So-Subliminally Disses Lady Gaga In Unreleased Song From 2008

Lana Del Rey Not-So-Subliminally Disses Lady Gaga In Unreleased Song From 2008

Vandal Arts July 25, 2013 0

Although Lana Del Rey and Lady Gaga have been seen chumming it up in photos together (like the one above), an unreleased track has surfaced which finds Lana talking some not-so-subliminal shots at the

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Support For Kanye West’s “Parasite Paparazzi” Attack… From Cher?

Support For Kanye West’s “Parasite Paparazzi” Attack… From Cher?

Vandal Arts July 23, 2013 0

Kanye West’s run-ins with paparazzi have become the center of a spectacle for trolling and commentary than we could have imagined, but one unlikely person to stand up for Yeezy lately has been legendary

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Lauryn Hill Sends a Letter to Fans From Prison

Lauryn Hill Sends a Letter to Fans From Prison

Vandal Arts July 20, 2013 0

Lauryn Hill began a three-month sentence for tax evasion in early July. In a letter posted on her Tumblr page, Ms. Hill took the time to thank fans with some positive words, and updated

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The 10 Most Revealing Quotes From Max B’s Prison Interview With @ComplexMusic

The 10 Most Revealing Quotes From Max B’s Prison Interview With @ComplexMusic

Vandal Arts July 19, 2013 0

Currently serving a 75 year sentence on murder and robbery charges, Max B’s future is uncertain. Late last year his conviction was upheld and the Harlem rapper, born Charly Wingate, was forced to face

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Juicy J Announces ‘Stay Trippy’ Release Date & Features From Justin Timberlake, Chris Brown & ASAP Rocky

Juicy J Announces ‘Stay Trippy’ Release Date & Features From Justin Timberlake, Chris Brown & ASAP Rocky

Vandal Arts July 15, 2013 0

Juicy J is ready to make his solo debut this summer with Stay Trippy. Following prior pushbacks, Juicy J’s forthcoming album is set to release on August 27 via Taylor Gang/Kemosabe/Columbia Records. It includes

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Watch: Meek Mill Previews New Music from ‘Dreamchasers 3′ (Video)

Watch: Meek Mill Previews New Music from ‘Dreamchasers 3′ (Video)

Vandal Arts July 12, 2013 0

The wait for Dreamchasers 3 has been a long one to say the least. Meek Mill fans were banking on this mixtape to drop back in May but that never happened. From the looks

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New Music: Skylar Grey Feat. Big Sean & Travis Barker “Back From the Dead”

New Music: Skylar Grey Feat. Big Sean & Travis Barker “Back From the Dead”

Vandal Arts July 5, 2013 0

We’ve had plenty of time to sit on the Eminem-featuring “C’mon Let Me Ride,” but now here’s another big collaboration off Skylar Grey’s upcoming debut album, Don’t Look Down. “Back From the Dead” is

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They’re Back! New Music From K-Ci and JoJo “Knock It Off”

They’re Back! New Music From K-Ci and JoJo “Knock It Off”

Vandal Arts June 25, 2013 0

Thanks to Drake, Jodeci is back in the today’s music conversations. Call this perfect timing, but a few K-C and JoJo just popped up with a brand new track. The duo is supposedly releasing

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Classic Footage from NORE’s “Banned From TV” Video (Ft. Big Pun, LOX, Cam, Nature)

Classic Footage from NORE’s “Banned From TV” Video (Ft. Big Pun, LOX, Cam, Nature)

Vandal Arts June 17, 2013 0

N.O.R.E. digs deeper into his pile of VHS tapes from the 90s to bring us unreleased footage from his classic “Banned From TV” video shoot. Costarring Big Pun, the LOX, Cam’ron, Nature, Charlie Baltimore

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A Sneakerhead’s Dream: Wale Cops Every Jordan 3 (88) From Flight Cub, NYC (Video)

A Sneakerhead’s Dream: Wale Cops Every Jordan 3 (88) From Flight Cub, NYC (Video)

Vandal Arts June 12, 2013 0

We’re about two weeks away from Wale’s The Gifted. I’m sure most hip-hop heads have June 18th engraved in their brains but the following Tuesday (June 25) is all about Wale. The DMV rep

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DJ Khaled Announces ‘Suffering From Success’ Release Date

DJ Khaled Announces ‘Suffering From Success’ Release Date

Vandal Arts June 10, 2013 0

After dropping the ’90s-inspired video for “No New Friends” yesterday, DJ Khaled has announced the release date of his forthcoming album, Suffering From Success. The We The Best mogul revealed to MTV that his

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Jadakiss: “The LOX Might Get an Offer From MMG”

Jadakiss: “The LOX Might Get an Offer From MMG”

Vandal Arts June 7, 2013 0

Are one of the best rap groups of all time about to join one of the strongest rosters today? According to Jadakiss, that’s possible. In a recent interview with XXL, the Yonkers MC hinted

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Watch: Joey Bada$$ Debuts Verse From New Track, “Swank”

Watch: Joey Bada$$ Debuts Verse From New Track, “Swank”

Vandal Arts June 4, 2013 0

Verse Unheard is a new series from Duck Down which features artists spitting their favorite verses from yet-to-be-released tracks. First up is Joey Bada$ $ , who treats us to a preview of “Swank,”

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Read Young Scooter’s Handwritten Letter From Jail

Read Young Scooter’s Handwritten Letter From Jail

Vandal Arts May 20, 2013 0

Young Scooter has streets of Atlanta rooting for him, but his current jail bid is putting a hamper on his progress. While his big homie Gucci Mane is free for the moment, Mr. Columbia

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Ja Rule Released From Prison

Ja Rule Released From Prison

Vandal Arts May 8, 2013 0

Ja Rule was released from Ray Brook Federal Prison in New York earlier today, TMZ reports. The former Murder Inc. star was freed back in February after serving out a two-year sentence for illegal

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Photo: Keke Palmer, Lil Mama and Drew Sidora as TLC (From Upcoming Biopic)

Photo: Keke Palmer, Lil Mama and Drew Sidora as TLC (From Upcoming Biopic)

Vandal Arts May 3, 2013 0

VH1 has just released the first image of Keke Palmer as Chilli, Lil Mama as Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, and Drew Sidora as Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins for their upcoming TLC biopic, Crazy, Sexy, Cool:

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Gucci Mane Is Free From Jail (For Now…)

Gucci Mane Is Free From Jail (For Now…)

Vandal Arts May 2, 2013 0

According to TMZ, Gucci Mane has been released from jail for the time being. Though, he still faces an aggravated assault in connection stemming from his violent incident with a fan, the trap god

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Beyonce Slapped by Fan? Watch Footage From Serbia Concert (VIDEO)

Beyonce Slapped by Fan? Watch Footage From Serbia Concert (VIDEO)

Vandal Arts April 26, 2013 0

Filed under: R&B News Johnny Nunez, WireImage Yikes … maybe Beyonce should re-think walking through a crowd of over-zealous fans during her concerts. Queen B is currently on her Mrs. Carter World Tour, but

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New Video: Ab-Liva “Re-Up Gang Motivation” (From Pusha T’s ‘Wrath of Caine’)

New Video: Ab-Liva “Re-Up Gang Motivation” (From Pusha T’s ‘Wrath of Caine’)

Vandal Arts April 19, 2013 0

Pusha wasn’t the only Re-Up gang member spazzing on his Wrath of Caine mixtape. Philly’s Ab-Liva made his mark on the Illmind-produced cut, “Re-Up Gang Motivation.” The visuals depict the dope dealer story as

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Big Sean Travels From Detroit to Paris and Reflects on ‘Family’ (Video)

Big Sean Travels From Detroit to Paris and Reflects on ‘Family’ (Video)

Vandal Arts April 17, 2013 0

Big Sean returns with the latest installment of his inspirational viral blog. The G.O.O.D. Music rapper speaks on the importance of those in his immediate circle. From low moments to his rise into rap

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More Photos From “Beyoncé as Mrs. Carter in H&M” Summer Ad Campaign

More Photos From “Beyoncé as Mrs. Carter in H&M” Summer Ad Campaign

Vandal Arts April 15, 2013 0

H&M has move forward and release more images from Bey’s ‘Beyoncé as Mrs Carter in H&M’ summer ad campaign. A few scans leaked recently but the high res shots are out and look pretty

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Gucci Mane Arrested Again, a Day After Being Released From Jail

Gucci Mane Arrested Again, a Day After Being Released From Jail

Vandal Arts April 13, 2013 0

Gucci Mane is back behind bars, again. Just one day after being released on Friday, Gucci was arrested on Saturday for violating his probation. TMZ reports the ATLien’s bail was softened to $ 75,000

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Kanye West Performs “Can’t Tell Me Nothing” With Mos Def (Live from Paris)

Kanye West Performs “Can’t Tell Me Nothing” With Mos Def (Live from Paris)

Vandal Arts April 11, 2013 0

It’s been quite a day for the rap blogs. After Hov set is off with “Open Letter,” the content didn’t stop rolling in. Here’s something we did miss, though. Last night, at Mos Def’s

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New Music: Action Bronson “Live From Kissena Blvd”

New Music: Action Bronson “Live From Kissena Blvd”

Vandal Arts April 10, 2013 0

Earlier we got the all-star packed tracklisting, now Funkmaster Flex ends the day with another treat off his Who You Mad At? Me Or Yourself? mixtape. Keeping it so New York, Flex enlists the

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Watch: ‘The Great Gatsby’ Trailer w/ New Music From Beyonce, Lana Del Rey n More

Watch: ‘The Great Gatsby’ Trailer w/ New Music From Beyonce, Lana Del Rey n More

Vandal Arts April 4, 2013 0

The anticipation for the upcoming The Great Gatsby film is definitely growing by the day. Both movie critics and fans have been talking about the film adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel for

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New Music: Chris Brown “Started From the Bottom (Freestyle)”

New Music: Chris Brown “Started From the Bottom (Freestyle)”

Vandal Arts April 1, 2013 0

Chris Brown has been everywhere today — but not for any April Foolery. After releasing the video for his new single, “Fine China,” guesting on the Today show and making some pretty controversial comments

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Wale Discusses ‘The Gifted’ Album, Jay-Z and Starting From the Bottom (Video)

Wale Discusses ‘The Gifted’ Album, Jay-Z and Starting From the Bottom (Video)

Vandal Arts March 29, 2013 0

Following in the footsteps of Elliott Wilson, veteran hip-hop journalist Shaheem Reid recently launched his own new web series, The Round Up, on Jay-Z’s Life + Times YouTube channel. After discussing top 5s, the

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The Best Video Clips From Dipset’s ‘Diplomatic Immunity’ 10-Yr Anniversary Concert

The Best Video Clips From Dipset’s ‘Diplomatic Immunity’ 10-Yr Anniversary Concert

Vandal Arts March 26, 2013 0

Yesterday, true Dipset fans celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the group’s debut album, Diplomatic Immunity. After a decade of rap groups appearing and disappearing, Cam, Jim, Juelz and Freeky still hold their mark in

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Beyonce, Dad: Mathew Knowles Talks About ‘Difficult’ Split From Daughter

Beyonce, Dad: Mathew Knowles Talks About ‘Difficult’ Split From Daughter

Vandal Arts March 25, 2013 0

Filed under: Soul/R&B, R&B News Dave M. Benett, Getty Images Beyonce‘s father, Mathew Knowles, has been pretty quiet since parting ways with his daughter in 2011 after managing her career for many years, but

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The Most Batshxt Amazing Gucci Mane Story Ever: From ‘Spring Breakers’ Director Harmony Korine

The Most Batshxt Amazing Gucci Mane Story Ever: From ‘Spring Breakers’ Director Harmony Korine

Vandal Arts March 21, 2013 0

(Oscar-nominated actor James Franco and Ozone Award winner Soul Train Music Award nominee Gucci Mane, on the set of Spring Breakers) I’ve heard many many interesting Gucci Mane stories over the years. Some of them

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Too Short, DUI: Rapper Arrested After Running from Police

Too Short, DUI: Rapper Arrested After Running from Police

Vandal Arts March 20, 2013 0

Filed under: Hip-Hop, Hip-Hop News, Busted Paul Archuleta, FilmMagic Too Short was arrested last night in Los Angeles and booked on suspicion of driving under the influence and possession of drugs, according to TMZ.

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Is This #Beyonce’s @WillieDLIVE Cameo From “Bow Down / I Been Down”?

Is This #Beyonce’s @WillieDLIVE Cameo From “Bow Down / I Been Down”?

Vandal Arts March 18, 2013 0

(Geto Boys’ Willie D and a young Beyonce Knowles) One of the cutest parts of Beyonce’s new “Bow Down/ I Been Down” double-whammy is when she waxes nostalgic about her days a young girl

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Lil Wayne Tweets From Hospital — ‘I’m Good Everybody’

Lil Wayne Tweets From Hospital — ‘I’m Good Everybody’

Vandal Arts March 16, 2013 0

Filed under: Hip-Hop, Hip-Hop News Gustavo Caballero, Getty Images Lil Wayne is alive! Following reports that he’d been suffering from life-threatening seizures, he — or someone claiming to be him — sent out an

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Chief Keef Released From Youth Detention Center

Chief Keef Released From Youth Detention Center

Vandal Arts March 15, 2013 0

(Photo Credit: Chicago Tribune) Chief Keef was released from the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center in Chicago, Illinois on Thursday afternoon. Met by his family, friends, and members of the media, the 17-year-old

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Chief Keef Released from Prison

Chief Keef Released from Prison

Vandal Arts March 15, 2013 0

Filed under: Hip-Hop, Hip-Hop News Interscope Chief Keef was released from jail yesterday (March 14), after serving a 60-day sentence for violating his probation on a gun conviction. The violation occurred when he fired

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New Video: Meek Mill “Started From The Bottom (Freestyle)”

New Video: Meek Mill “Started From The Bottom (Freestyle)”

Vandal Arts March 15, 2013 0

With the third installment in his Dreamchasers mixtape series set to drop on May 6, Meek Mill gives us the first video from his upcoming project. It’s for his freestyle over Drake’s “Started From

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New Music: Mike Zombie “Started From The Bottom (Freestyle)”

New Music: Mike Zombie “Started From The Bottom (Freestyle)”

Vandal Arts March 12, 2013 0

Nobody deserved to rock this beat more than Mike Zombie. You can’t go anywhere in NYC and not here someone singing the “Started From The Bottom” chorus. Repping for New Jeruz, Zombie-on-the-track takes his

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New Music: Meek Mill “Started From The Bottom (Freestyle)”

New Music: Meek Mill “Started From The Bottom (Freestyle)”

Vandal Arts March 6, 2013 0

Meek’s definitely one the rappers out there that can’t get enough Instagram. Today, he even rolled out his very own edition of the iphone app, Postargram. He also blessed downloaders with a new freestyle

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Rhythm Roulette: @xPartySuppliesx Makes a Beat From 3 Records at Random

Rhythm Roulette: @xPartySuppliesx Makes a Beat From 3 Records at Random

Vandal Arts March 6, 2013 0

Always coming through with something fresh, Mass Appeal have premiered their latest video series, “Rhythm Roulette,” today. The concept is simple (but brilliant): take a producer to their local record shop, blindfold them, and

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Karmin Covers “Started From The Bottom,” Calls Out Nicki Minaj, Azealia Banks and Iggy Azalea

Karmin Covers “Started From The Bottom,” Calls Out Nicki Minaj, Azealia Banks and Iggy Azalea

Vandal Arts February 28, 2013 0

Filed under: Hip-Hop, Hip-Hop News Valerie Macon, Getty Images Karmin. Remember them? The boy-girl pop group comprised of real-life couple Amy Heidemann and Nick Louis Noonan, who rose to fame with their impressive —

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Kendrick Lamar Gets Love From NYC, 50 Cent and A$AP Rocky (Video)

Kendrick Lamar Gets Love From NYC, 50 Cent and A$AP Rocky (Video)

Vandal Arts February 27, 2013 0

(Kendrick and 50 Cent perform “We Up” at the Roseland Ballroom, NYC) Kendrick Lamar made it a night to remember with 2 back to back shows at the Roseland Ballroom in NYC. That’s right.

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Lil Wayne Isn’t Banned From NBA Events?

Lil Wayne Isn’t Banned From NBA Events?

Vandal Arts February 19, 2013 0

After Weezy’s epic “F*ck the NBA and F*ck the Miami Heat” rant made headlines yesterday, the league now claims Wayne is not really banned from NBA events. According to TMZ, NBA Senior Director of

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Goldie Harvey Dead: Nigerian Singer Passes Away After Returning from 2013 Grammys

Goldie Harvey Dead: Nigerian Singer Passes Away After Returning from 2013 Grammys

Vandal Arts February 15, 2013 0

Filed under: Hip-Hop, R&B News Twitter Goldie Harvey, a popular Nigerian singer, died on Thursday night (Feb. 14) at Reddington Hospital, in Victoria Island, Lagos. The singer, born Susan Filani, is said to have

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New Music: Mike Posner Feat. Asher Roth, T.Mills, Chuck Inglish & King Chip “Started From the Bottom (Remix)”

New Music: Mike Posner Feat. Asher Roth, T.Mills, Chuck Inglish & King Chip “Started From the Bottom (Remix)”

Vandal Arts February 14, 2013 0

Drake’s infectious “Started From the Bottom” has caught the attention of artists all over. Mike Posner comes with a unique twist for his remix of the Mike Zombie-produced cut. The Detroit-native hit the studio

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Lil Wayne’s Emmett Till Lyric Offends Family, Line to be Removed From Song

Lil Wayne’s Emmett Till Lyric Offends Family, Line to be Removed From Song

Vandal Arts February 14, 2013 0

Filed under: Hip-Hop, Hip-Hop News, Busted Getty Images NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Epic Records is going to “great efforts” to take down a new Future remix leaked over the weekend with a vulgar Lil

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Lil Wayne Ejected From Miami Heat Game Over ‘Gun Gesture,’ Drake Settles Lawsuit & More

Lil Wayne Ejected From Miami Heat Game Over ‘Gun Gesture,’ Drake Settles Lawsuit & More

Vandal Arts February 12, 2013 0

Filed under: Hip-Hop, Hip-Hop News, Soul/R&B, R&B News, Busted Getty Images Lil Wayne was escorted out of a Miami Heat game yesterday (Feb. 10), after allegedly making a “gun gesture” at a fan. “So

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Drake, ‘Started From The Bottom’ Video

Drake, ‘Started From The Bottom’ Video

Vandal Arts February 11, 2013 0

Filed under: Hip-Hop, Hip-Hop News, Hip-Hop Videos, Grammy Awards Vimeo After winning Best Rap Album at the 2013 Grammy Awards, Drake announced his new album title and released the video for the first single,

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Drake Announces Upcoming Official “Started From the Bottom” Remix

Drake Announces Upcoming Official “Started From the Bottom” Remix

Vandal Arts February 11, 2013 0

Like nearly every big single these days, Drake’s “Started From the Bottom” (whose music video debuted just last night) has been remixed plenty of times already (by Wiz Khalifa, for one). But according to

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New Video: Drake “Started From the Bottom”

New Video: Drake “Started From the Bottom”

Vandal Arts February 11, 2013 0

As previously reported. Drake uses Grammy night to debut the video for his popular new single “Started From the Bottom.” Fresh off just winning “Best Rap Album” during the Grammy pre-show, the Little X-directed

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Toni Braxton Announces Retirement from Music: “My Heart Isn’t In It Anymore”

Toni Braxton Announces Retirement from Music: “My Heart Isn’t In It Anymore”

Vandal Arts February 8, 2013 0

R&B may have been rejuvenated in recent years with the help of some fresh-faced crooners—Frank Ocean, The Weeknd and Miguel to name just a few—but the genre will be missing one of its most

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