In 2001, Whitney Houston Got Some Love at the First BET Awards

Houston was just 37 at the time. Whitney Houston had taken some knocks (and would take some more), but she got some respect at the first annual BET Awards, which took place at the Paris Hotel in

Krept & Konan's "Ban Drill" is a socio-political look at what artists go through

Krept & Konan made history some years ago as they became the only rap duo with two mixtapes (7 DAYS and 7 NIGHTS,) simultaneously on the Top 10 of the Official UK Albums chart and have gone on to

OJ Simpson Threatens Parody Twitter Account With 16 Knife Emojis

OJ Simpson made a Twitter account recently and he’s already out here doing the absolute most. Since being released from jail a couple of years ago, the former Buffalo Bills running back was living a pretty quiet life

Kanye West Name Drops Drake on ‘What Would Meek Do?’ Snippet

Kanye West’s old lyrics are making new noise. Last month, a snippet of a demo of Pusha-T’s Daytona track “What Would Meek Do?” leaked featuring previously unheard lyrics aimed at J. Cole. “You heard Cole on that

Christian French Dives ‘Head First’ in Mesmerizing New Exclusive

Rising alt-pop singer Christian French debuts the video for "Head First" today (June 18), premiering exclusively on Billboard. Produced by Andrew Luce, the bouncy song features a bit of a R&B influence. "Feeding off adrenaline, speeding through my

Jonas Brothers Hit No. 1 On HipHopMagz Artist 100 Chart For First Time

JoBros reign as their comeback album ‘Happiness Begins’ launches atop the Billboard 200. Jonas Brothers vault from No. 14 to No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated June 22) to become the top musical act in the U.S.

Maxo Kream Announces "Brandon Banks" Album With Travis Scott & More

Maxo Kream has been steady putting in work, amassing a loyal fanbase through tapes like Punken, The Persona Tape, and more. Now, the Houston emcee is looking to drop off his major label studio debut Brandon Banks, which arrives courtesy of Big

Rick Ross Is Ready To Unleash The Flood With "Port Of Miami 2"

It’s been a quiet, but certainly effective run for Rick Ross. Though his releases have been infrequent, his verses on Meek Mill‘s “What’s Free,” Denzel Curry‘s “Birdz,” Jim Jones‘ “State Of the Union” and Drake‘s “Money In

Krispy Kreme Launches Original Cream-Filled Doughnuts

Krispy Kreme’s coming through with a gamechanger this week with a cream-filled version of their iconic original glazed doughnuts. The doughnut company announced the launch of their original filled doughnut that’ll be added to the menu and

Cee The Sholar x Jia Beats "Nothing More"

Cee The Scholar teams up with producer Jia Beats for Hip Hop in it’s purest form with “Nothing More.” Over cultivated boom bap production, Cee The Scholar delivers penetrating lyricism and innovative storytelling. Immediately after an intro