Kennedy Center Names First Director of Hip-Hop CultureA black woman, Simone Eccleston, will be the Kennedy Center's very first director of hip hop culture.
2014 Billboard Music Award Nominees: Drake, Beyoncé & MoreFrom the comeback of Justin Timberlake to the insanity of Miley Cyrus' career, this can only mean one thing: it's Billboard Music Awards time.
The NSO Bring Nas' 'Illmatic' to Life for 'One Mic: Hip-Hop Culture Worldwide'To kick off a two-week hip-hop festival, the National Symphony Orchestra will team up with Nas for two special performances to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Illmatic.
Celebs Go Au Naturel With No MakeupCheck out these stars who have ventured out to the paparazzi world completely naked... on their face, that is.
UPDATED: 11 Go-Go Songs Every Music Fan Needs to HearMany things have come from the DMV area but the most notable is the great genre of go-go music. In the late 60s and early 70s, D.C. was the hotbed for a brand new sound of funk that infused with early hip-hop and R&B. Forty-some years later and it is still a dynamic genre for D.C., Maryland and Virginia.
Courts are Allowing Rap Lyrics as Evidence in Criminal TrialsNotice to the rappers of the world: be careful of what you write about, as it could very well land you behind bars instead of penning them, even if the lyrics have no direct correlation to the alleged crime.
Fla. Congressman, the Self-Proclaimed 'Hip-Hop Expert,' Busted for Cocaine Florida Congressman, Trey Radel who claims to be a "Hip-hop expert," was charged after he allegedly tried to purchase cocaine from an undercover officer in DuPont Circle in Northwest D.C. on Oct. 29.
Diddy Tops List of Highest-Paid Hip-Hop ArtistsAside from fame, what does every hip-hop artist want? Money — and the musicians on Forbes’ list of hip-hop’s highest-earners have plenty of it.
Check Out Wale's New Single Featuring Juicy J & Nicki Minaj (VIDEO)When this song comes on in the club, you know things are about to get turned up!
Amber Rose Shows Off Her Wedding Dress Even though Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose got their marriage license earlier this year, the couple held an official wedding ceremony on Aug. 18 in Philly.
Did You Miss Trillectro?! (Photos & Video)D.C.'s biggest hip hop and electronic music festival went down this past Saturday at the D.C. Fairgrounds.
Kendrick Lamar's Verse in 'Control' Called the 'Best Of The Year?!' Twitter went crazy when the track was released Tuesday morning, with some calling Lamar's verse "the best hip hop verse of the year"