A celebration of late hip-hop mogul Chris Lighty's life was enough to encourage rappers Fat Joe and 50 Cent, longtime rivals because of Fat Joe’s ties with 50 Cent enemy Ja Rule, to put aside their differences and honor their mutual friend and mentor.
Let’s face it: whenever Kanye West opens his mouth, we hold our breath and hope for the best. But when he opens his mouth to release a new album, we hold our breath and expect only the best. With his latest album Cruel Summer, listeners are given the very best of G.
This year's hip-hop festival, Rock the Bells 2012, will be headlined by old and new music favorites Ice Cube, Kid Cudi, J. Cole, Nas, Wiz Khalifa, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Naughty By Nature, Salt-N-Pepa, Redman, Method Man, Timbaland and the RZA, later this year.
Nicki Minaj has released the video to her new song, "Right By My Side," the second single off her latest album, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, and it depicts an uncomfortable love triangle between Minaj and guest stars Nas and Chris Brown.