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Dr. Dre was out here declaring himself hip-hop's first billionaire before Apple's $3 billion purchase of Beats was even confirmed, so it should come as no surprise that he easily coasted to the top…   Read Story »
Oh man, 1998. Sean Combs, then a celebrated producer and tolerated MC known as "Puff Daddy," was the hottest property in rap music; his Biggie-eulogizing '97 LP No Way Out was well on its way to…   Read Story »
That list of rappers and musicians up top is an all-star team and they've all gotten together for the 6-minute anthem "Don't Shoot" to address the shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown and the…   Read Story »
While the most famous thing by far on the Coachella stage was Pharrell's hat, the man himself managed to wrangle up enough star power to compete. Last night's performance was a revolving door of…   Read Story »
The twentieth anniversary of Illmatic is less than a week away and Nas celebrated in style by performing his entire debut album from beginning to end at his Coachella performance. The only interlude…   Read Story »
Sean Combs is just fun to watch. The rapper, who recently reverted to Puff Daddy form after years as Diddy, just came back roaring with his ridiculous and overblown new Rick Ross/French Montana…   Read Story »
We need to have a conversation about Coldplay. Chris Martin's band has been a punchline since that first fresh-faced beach walk, and there are some good reasons for that. When your debut album…   Read Story »
Last week Rick Ross released the Mastermind track "Nobody" as a single, and Tom noted that French Montana's hook repurposes the Notorious B.I.G.'s "You’re Nobody (Til Somebody Kills You)," sending…   Read Story »
Rick Ross's Biggie Smalls corpse-humpery levels have always been strong, but they reach record levels with "Nobody," a song from his new album Mastermind. The song is more or less a remake of "You're…   Read Story »
Every once in a while, the NBA tries to be something it's not, which is how you end up with John Legend and/or Carrie Underwood headlining the NBA All-Star Game halftime show. This year, though, the…   Read Story »