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Prince Williams/Wireimage Slim Jxmmi, one half of the duo Rae Sremmurd, was arrested Sunday in connection to a drug case. The rapper was taken into custody by Customs and Border Patrol agents upon his arrival at the Los Angeles International Airport from Canada. TMZ reports Slim Jxmmi was brought in on an outstanding warrant stemming from a prior marijuana-related arrest. He […]

Shareif Ziyadat/Getty Images Busta Rhymes has been named the recipient of the 2022 BMI Icon Award. The honor, presented annually at the BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, is awarded to “songwriters to honor their ‘unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers,’” according to BMI. Busta joins a list of past honorees that includes Janet Jackson, Patti LaBelle, Snoop Dogg, Babyface and James Brown. “We are excited […]

Shareif Ziyadat/Getty Images (NOTE LANGUAGE) Fat Joe is confused by Irv Gotti‘s decision to dish details about his alleged romance with label signee Ashanti. In an Instagram Live Monday, he questioned the record executive’s need to rehash his bond with the singer on Drink Champs. “Whatever Irv has with Ashanti is 20 years old,” he said. “I know he was making some […]

Carlijn Jacobs Beyoncé is expressing gratitude for the reception Renaissance has received thus far. Following reports about her #1 album and #1 single “Break My Soul,” she took to her official website with a message of gratitude to the Beyhive and all those who helped bring her project to fruition. The project, Bey says, was the result of “years of experimentation,” “hard work, […]

NBCUniversal Media, LLC As he heads into his 20th season on Saturday Night Live, Kenan Thompson has been selected as the host of September’s 74th annual Emmy Awards. The telecast will be carried on NBC and, for the first time ever, will stream live on Peacock. The celebration of the best in TV will be […]

Michael Stewart/WireImage Lamont Dozier, one-third of the legendary Motown songwriting team of Holland-Dozier-Holland, has died, his son announced on Instagram Tuesday. He was 81. Lamont Dozier Jr. posted a photo of himself with his famous father and wrote, “Rest in Heavenly Peace, Dad!” Details of his death are not known at this time. Dozier and […]

Luis Alberto Rodriguez Serena Williams is gearing up to say goodbye to professional tennis after serving up inspiration to the sports world for more than two decades. The 23-time Grand Slam winner penned a new personal essay for Vogue magazine that was revealed exclusively on Good Morning America Tuesday. Titled “The Hardest Thing,” she says […]

Amy Sussman/Getty Images Drake‘s father, Dennis Graham paid tribute to his son five years ago by getting a tattoo of the rapper’s face on his forearm, and on Monday, Drake couldn’t help but poke a little fun at it. “@therealdennisg I was just sitting here thinking why you do me like this we family,” Drake captioned an Instagram photo […]

Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for Pandora   JayDaYoungan was laid to rest on Sunday, less than two weeks after his tragic shooting. He was honored with a funeral at Bogalusa High School’s auditorium, where hundreds attended to pay their last respects. Bogalusa, Louisiana, Mayor Wendy O’Quin-Perrette also mourned his loss in a statement later shared on Facebook. “As a lifelong resident […]

VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images The Game is hyping fans up with the official track list for his album Drillmatic: Mind vs. Heart. Taking to Instagram Monday, the rapper unveiled the titles of the songs that will appear on the upcoming record. According to the post, there will be 30 new tracks for fans to listen to. The Game assures […]


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