Jay-Z and Kanye continue to push the genre’s boundaries once again, and a group of young, talented and eager artists are looking to claim legendary status. 2013 is shaping up to be hip-hop’s biggest year … and it’s only summer.
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The offending lyric generated a petition from the Anti-Bullying League asking for an apology and for the line to be removed from the song.
Rapper J. Cole is apologizing to those with autism and their families for an offensive lyric.
For the second straight week, rap not only tops the U.S. album charts, but also makes a hat-trick of the top three spots, continuing a solid few weeks for the genre after a quiet start.
BET Awards 2013: Big Duets & Bigger Star Power From Justin Timberlake, Mariah Carey, R. Kelly, Nicki Minaj & More
Performers outnumbered awards at Sunday’s BET Awards, which was jam-packed with everyone from Mariah Carey to Chris Brown with Nicki Minaj to R. Kelly to JT and many more.
In the battle of ‘Yeezus’ versus ‘Born Sinner’, ‘Yeezus’ has emerged the winner.
“It’s so weird, you know,” said Drake, “you say you’re gonna do something and then it actually happens.”
J. Cole addressed his eager and ecstatic audience at New York City’s Irving Plaza last night (June 19) with mild, playful caution: “If you came to hear the hits, this is not your night.”
The rapper sat down to provide the breakdown behind his self-produced second LP and give insight on the inspiration behind a few of his favorite songs.