Rapper, Lil Wayne hit the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon stage, Wednesday night, to perform his new song “Dreams”. The New Orleans born rapper, delivered an electrifying performance alongside The Roots Check out Wayne’s performance below: “Dreams” can be found on Wayne’s new project “Funeral”.  

This Sunday's NBA All-Star Game in New Orleans will get kicked off with a musical!

Hip-Hop was born from a spirit of protest and the desire to be heard, so it’s no surprise that many of our favorite rappers have drawn influence from Dr. Martin Luther King. Here’s 15 times Hip-Hop artists like Kanye West, Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar and Common referenced Martin Luther King, Jr. Related Articles Kareem ‘Biggs’ Burke […]

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Fans still believe we'll have a new Frank Ocean album by end of year, The Roots are back with new music & more

BET delivered on their promise to rightly honor the Purple One

BET held back not a single ounce of shade following Billboard Music Awards’ Prince tribute. Playing off what seemed to be mass disappointment, the TV network shared a teaser for their upcoming award show with the message, “Yeah, we saw that. Don’t worry. We got you.” In case you missed it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AmZYUt5rEX8 And it seems they came through […]


After receiving backlash for their choice to include comedian Bill Cosby’s work in one of their inaugural exhibitions, the Smithsonian has decided to feature information about the sexual allegations made against Cosby as part of the exhibit.

It's been reported that Malik Isaac Taylor aka Phife Dawg - one of the founding members of A Tribe Called Quest - died today.


So Nelly is back on the scene with some new music, although I would like to see him relaunch them Apple Bottom jeans again! Anyway, he has teamed up with DJ Mustard and Jeremih for his new song called “The Fix.” Peep him perform the song with The Roots on The Tonight Show below!