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The Post-Fifth Harmony Power Rankings

Fifth Harmony were the reigning girl group of their era. Although they never came close to the success of their closest predecessors, Destiny's Child, the…
Chris DeVille | January 17, 2019 - 3:10 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Hus Kingpin’s Beautiful, Evocative, Grimy New York Rap

There's a moment on "Lootpack" -- the Madlib-produced, 83-second opening track from Long Island rapper Hus Kingpin's new mixtape 16 Waves -- where Hus says,…
Tom Breihan | February 1, 2017 - 11:16 am

2016 In Review

In A Tumultuous 2016, Sampled Music Showed History Repeating

The first time I heard "Be Yourself," I couldn't help but laugh because of the haunting sentiment that an older maternal figure was commanding me…
Margaret Farrell | December 19, 2016 - 10:35 am

More Master P stories

Watch Missy Elliott, Mariah Carey, A Prodigy Tribute, And More At VH1’s Hip-Hop Honors 2017

VH1 turned the clock back Monday in another nostalgic trek down memory lane for Hip-Hop Honors: The ’90s Game Changers. To kick off the show,…
Latifah Muhammad / Billboard | September 19, 2017 - 9:52 am

Master P Announces Biopic

This summer, Master P hopes to join the likes of The Notorious B.I.G., Tupac Shakur, and N.W.A. on the list of rap artists with their…
Carl Lamarre / Billboard | March 28, 2017 - 4:31 pm

Arcade Fire’s Win Butler Will Be Back For The 2017 NBA Celebrity All-Star Game

For the past few years, Arcade Fire frontman and massive hoops fan Win Butler has played in the Celebrity Game during the NBA's All-Star Weekend;…
Tom Breihan | February 9, 2017 - 11:03 am

2016 In Review

In A Tumultuous 2016, Sampled Music Showed History Repeating

The first time I heard "Be Yourself," I couldn't help but laugh because of the haunting sentiment that an older maternal figure was commanding me…
Margaret Farrell | December 19, 2016 - 10:35 am

Usher – “No Limit (G-Mix)” (Feat. Master P, Travis Scott, 2 Chainz, Gucci Mane, & A$AP Ferg)

Usher has shared star-studded new G-mix of "No Limit," the Young Thug-featuring first single from his upcoming album Flawed. The track was inspired by Master…
Peter Helman | August 20, 2016 - 11:32 am

List

The 10 Best Vanity Rap Dynasties

Who knew a tweet from Weezy last December would unfold into the ugly soap opera that is Lil Wayne vs. Birdman? After nine months, three
Collin Robinson | September 9, 2015 - 11:36 am

Apple Blocks Tidal From Streaming Drake’s Lil’ Weezyana Performance

Last night, on the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Lil Wayne held his first annual Lil' Weezyana Fest in New Orleans. As MissInfo points out,…
Peter Helman | August 29, 2015 - 11:38 am

Master P – “Power” (Feat. Lil Wayne, Gangsta, & Ace B)

In the late '90s, two different New Orleans rap labels crossed over and achieved total commercial domination. First came Master P's No Limit Records, and…
Tom Breihan | January 5, 2015 - 1:00 pm

List

The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2013

Last year, there was one album -- Kendrick Lamar's Good Kid, m.A.A.d. City -- that united virtually the entire rap-listening public in adoration. This year,…
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2013 - 8:35 am

SXSW 2013 Friday: Future, T.I., Master P, More

Our SXSW 2013 coverage continues with a detailed report from that FADER Fort show that brought us Future, T.I., and of course, Usher + Sinkane
Tom Breihan | March 16, 2013 - 5:26 pm

Mixtape Of The Week

Mixtape Of The Week: Master P Al Capone

If you grew up in the '90s, loving Wu-Tang or Cypress Hill or the Beatnuts or the Fugees, you probably had a "wait, what?" moment…
Tom Breihan | January 23, 2013 - 3:26 pm