| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:59 AM
VH1 will look at hip-hop’s influence on culture with a four-part documentary, the network announced Wednesday.
Based on Steve Stoute’s best-selling book, “The Tanning of America: How Hip-Hop Created a Culture That Rewrote the...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 1:49 PM
When news broke in August that Eminem had completed a new album, it arrived in a fashion nearly identical to the way Jay Z had announced his own record just two months earlier: in a tech-related TV commercial (Samsung for Jay Z, Beats headphones for...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 9:17 AM
The Grammys have the unrivaled prestige. The MTV Video Music Awards go for unpredictable, deliciously viral irreverence. And the BET, Billboard Music and American Music awards are better known for A-list performers than who wins which trophies.
| Nov 3, 2013
| 5:33 PM
With Netflix streaming its way out of original content obscurity via popular shows like "Orange is the New Black" and "House of Cards," the Internet is making a serious play at competing with traditional TV to create shows of its own that attract eyeballs...
| May 14, 2013
| 9:50 PM
Hip-hop star Dr. Dre and music mogul Jimmy Iovine are donating $70 million to USC for a new academy that they say will give students the tools they need to break into the rapidly changing music industry.
Scheduled to be announced by Dre (whose given...
| May 15, 2013
| 8:43 AM
Hip-hop star Dr. Dre and music mogul Jimmy Iovine are scheduled to announce Wednesday a $70-million donation to USC for a new academy that they say will give students new facilities and the tools they need to break into the rapidly changing music...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 11:40 AM
In hip-hop, it's one thing to ride hard for your respective side of the country. It's another thing entirely to declare yourself the undisputed bicoastal titan, and call out a laundry list of successful peer MCs you want to eradicate from the history...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Detroit rapper Eminem released the first glimpse of his forthcoming, as-yet-untitled new album via a “Call of Duty: Ghost” trailer on Wednesday, and it shows a man focused on a return to greatness as voluminous, venom-filled and explosive as...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 4:02 PM
Infinity Ward and Activision unveiled a host of online multiplayer features this morning for the latest entry in the “Call […]...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Only at MTV's Video Music Awards could Madonna tongue kiss Britney Spears, Diana Ross grope Lil Kim, Eminem threaten Moby and Kanye West make Taylor Swift cry.
To celebrate Sunday's 30th annual ceremony (yes, you are that old) we took a look back at...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 11:59 AM
There's been no shortage of rappers releasing late-career sequels to landmark albums, and now Eminem is joining their ranks.
This morning, the MC announced that he'll release a follow-up to his landmark 2000 album "The Marshall Mathers LP," deemed...