Today in Hip-Hop: R.I.P The Notorious B.I.G. (May 21, 1972 – March 9, 1997)

Every year since the death of The Notorious B.I.G. on March 9, hip-hop has paid homage to one of the most legendary lyricists of all time. The rapper, born Christopher Wallace, was gunned down during a drive-by shooting in Los Angeles in 1997. In an autopsy report released in December 2012, it stated he was hit by four bullets, killed only by one. No arrests were ever made in the… Read more »

Happy Birthday to Bow Wow, AZ, Chingy, YG and Domo Genesis!

Today, March 9, is the birthday of five big names in hip-hop. Although they were all born in different years and left different marks on the culture, these rap quints have all made their name in the game one way or another. Shad Moss (Bow Wow) Born Shad Moss, the Columbus, Ohio native became a young rap protege at the age of six when he was discovered by Snoop Dogg… Read more »

Ariana Grande Brings Out Big Sean in Detroit

Ariana Grande treated the Detroit crowd on her Honeymoon Tour to some home-cooking, last nigth, bringing out her boo Big Sean. Grande performed at the Joe Louis Arena on Saturday (March 7) night to a packed out crowd. During her set, Big, rocking a crispy pair of Yeezy Boost 750s, hit the stage and the couple performed their duet ‘Best Mistake’ from her album My Everything. He later returned to… Read more »

Hip-Hop Community Commemorates Selma Anniversary on Social Media

A photo posted by Killer Mike (@killermikegto) on Mar 8, 2015 at 6:56am PDT Yesterday marked the 50th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday,” the Civil Rights march in Selma, Al., that inspired the recent award-winning film Selma. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama were on location with the Commander In Chief giving a touching speech about how far we’ve come and what still needs to be done. Potus even… Read more »

‘Saturday Night Live’ Spoofs Iggy Azalea and Azealia Banks’ Beef

It was only be a matter of time before Saturday Night Live had some fun at the expense of Iggy Azalea. Last night, the show spoofed her beef with nemesis Azealia Banks. In the hilarious segment, (not) Iggy, played by Kate McKinnon, is host of The Iggy Azalea Show. She invites Banks in for a sit-down to discuss their Twitter blowup in December. “I’m in a new feud everyday,” she… Read more »

Big Sean Announces Spring Tour

Big Sean is hitting the road to promote his new album Dark Sky Paradise with a spring tour. The G.O.O.D. Music rapper recently took to his Instagram account to announce the traveling show and reveal the dates. “1st run of shows I’m doing before the summer. Tickets available at More dates to come!,” he typed in the caption. B-I-G will be starting his jaunt next week in Cancun, Mexico…. Read more »