After several delays, it looks like Jeezy will finally be able to release his highly anticipated Thug Motivation 103. The Atlanta trapstar dropped a video for the track, “Nothin.” In the G.Visuals directed clip, Pastor Jeezy delivers more verses of his street gospel. Jeezy continues to let the world know he made it from nothing […]

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Just when Chaka Khan thought she was finished raising children, she was granted full custody of her granddaughter. If you remember, the legendary soul singer was granted temporary custody of her granddaughter Daija Jade Holland back in September after alleging Daija’s parents (including Khan’s son) were unable to properly care for her because of their […]

In addition to being an accomplished singer, writer, musician and producer, Alicia Keys is a budding DJ known as Mrs. DJ AK 47.

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Who is the dumbest player in the NFL? Pop the hood and you tell us.

Mary J. Blige is now nominated for a Golden Globe Award for her contribution to "The Help," and there was one scene in particular that made her cry.

Trina Braxton’s husband Gabe was caught virtually cyber cheating and spilling the Braxton family tea to a female on twitter.  The woman claims she has 10 videos of Gabe talking ish about the Braxton family and even posted one with Gabe pleasuring him via Skype (which has since been removed). The Top 5 Travel Activities […]

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To help African Americans improve their health and eating habits, Oldways, a nonprofit food and nutrition education organization along with an advisory team of experts, recently unveiled The African Heritage Diet Pyramid.

Beyonce seems to have a perfect life, which is probably why so many dumb rumors about her have spread since she became famous over 10 years ago.

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The next time you hear the phrase "Ear to the Streets" know that TCD were one of the firsts to coin that idiom. Pop the hood to learn more.

Quirky, but thoroughly engaging, interviewer Nardwuar takes on Ghostface Killah during a recent tour stop in Vancouver.  He asks Ghostface about fellow Staten Island artists Force MDs and UMCS, and Tony Starks really shares some interesting musical history. RELATED POSTS: Wiz Khalifa Mistakenly Disses Ghostface Over Fake Blog Post [AUDIO] Raekwon, Ghostface Killah & Rick […]

There aren't as many hip-hop artists named after animals as there are rappers with "Lil" in their name, but there are several.