Fredo Santana Dies at 27, Lil Durk, Wale and More Pay Tribute

Chicago rapper Fredo Santana reportedly has passed away on Saturday (Dec. 20). A cause death is unconfirmed, but according to TMZ, the 27-year-old rhymer died from a fatal seizure. Producer Maxo Kream, a longtime collaborator and friend

Comfort & Loyalty: Lil Wayne Is Trapped in More Than One Birdcage

Lil Wayne once said receiving a business card from Birdman was like getting the direct number to the president. “Baby and Cash Money was bigger than rap itself to me,” he told XXL in 2006. He saw idols,

Drake Expands His Partnership With Toronto Raptors

It looks like Drake is expanding his role with the Toronto Raptors. Already, the Toronto-bred rapper is the "global ambassador" for the team, a title that has found him performing at games, showing up to support the

Meet Jack Harlow, a Louisville Rapper Who is Much More Than “Just a Person Rapping”

Twenty seconds into Jack Harlow’s eerie “Dark Knight” video and my only thought was, “How is no one talking about this?” Harlow hoses down a trap beat with a concentrated stream bars, all while bouncing around an

'The Combat Jack Show' Airs Its Final Show This Week

After a seven year run, The Combat Jack Show will sadly bid farewell this week. According to Billboard, ex-hosts, former cast members and frequent guests reunited to pay tribute to the show’s late founder Reggie Ossé (aka

Ava DuVernay, ‘black-ish,’ Win Big at NAACP Image Awards

The 49th annual NAACP Awards took place at the Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, Calif. Monday night with director Ava DuVernay taking home the Entertainer the Year award. DuVernay, who created 2017's hit TV show Queen Sugar, was the

Do Rap Fans Still Want Punchlines in 2018?

If you were to ask me what the worst rap line I’ve ever heard is, I would not hesitate for a second before quoting the song “Black Mask” by the rapper Push!. One minute in, Push! delivers

First Aid Kit Enlist R.E.M. and Wilco Members for Heartbroken 'Ruins'

Since they uploaded their cover Fleet Foxes’ “Tiger Mountain Peasant Song” to YouTube in 2008, First Aid Kit have been riding a non-stop wave good fortune and excellent songwriting that found the Söderberg sisters gaining some high-prile

Mom of H&M Model Wearing Racist Monkey Hoodie Says 'Get Over It'

The backlash over H&M's ad featuring a young black child wearing a “coolest monkey in the jungle” hoodie is still raging on— and now the boy’s mother has spoken out about the controversial ad. In a shocking response

G-Eazy Ends Partnership With H&M Over Racist 'Monkey' Ad

The backlash over H&M's racist ad featuring a black boy wearing a "coolest monkey in the jungle" hoodie has rightfully been swift and brutal. In addition to the beating the Swedish company has taken online, The Weeknd