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President Donald Trump has once again pleaded with Swedish authorities to free detained rapper A$AP Rocky as he accused the country of “letting the African American community down.” On Thursday, prosecutors charged him with assault in connection with a fight in Stockholm on June 30. Trump tweeted late on Thursday: “Give A$AP Rocky his FREEDOM. […]

In the year since his release from prison, Meek Mill has dug his heels in on matters including criminal justice reform, documentaries, and licensed sports products alongside releasing a studio album. On Tuesday afternoon, the Philadelphia rapper clinked glasses of Armand de Brignac champagne with Jay-Z to solidify a new business venture: a full-fledged record […]

The two men who tied for first place in the Bashment Soca Monarch competition were officially presented with their prizes today. Romario SK Cave and Adam King Bubba Elias FM share the crown and split a total cash prize of $60,000 and trophies. Former monarch Rickey Lil Rick Reid, who copped second place, received $15,000, and his son Rene Under Dawg Reid, was awarded a […]

Drake has broken the record for the number of Billboard Music Awards received by an artist – after picking up another 12 at Wednesday’s event. It means the rapper now has a total of 27 Billboard Awards to his name. He won the biggest prize of the night – the award for top artist – […]

Rumours had been circulating for some time that the Grammy-award winning entertainer would be in Barbados for Buju Banton’s Long Walk To Freedom concert. The 31-year-old, who has successfully leveraged the Fenty brand into a multi-million dollar business, was spotted at Jamestosn Bar in Holetown, St James, last night. She was acompanied by her entourage, including best friend […]

Donald Glover and Rihanna’s secretive new film “Guava Island” is coming to Amazon Prime Video this weekend. Glover tweeted Wednesday that it’d be available to stream for free starting Saturday at 12:01 am. According to Vanity Fair, it will be available to watch for free for 18 hours. The film is described as a tropical […]

Is Rihanna cheating on Hassan Jameel? A new report suggests that the “Only Girl (in the World)” songstress is seen getting cozy with a female companion while partying at the exclusive London’s hot spot Chiltern Firehouse. According The Sun (via MTO News), the Barbadian star was spotted having the time of her life with her […]

CHICAGO — “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett has refused to pay the city of Chicago more than $130,000 for the cost of investigating his reported hate crime, the city’s law department said Thursday.  Last week, the city sent Smollett a letter demanding the payment for what it cost police to investigate his alleged attack. The letter said […]

South Philly native and model Amber Rose has announced that she is pregnant with her second child. Rose, 35, revealed her pregnancy on Instagram on Wednesday, writing that she and boyfriend Alexander Edwards, a music executive at Def Jam, are expecting a baby boy. While the child is the couple’s first together, Rose previously gave […]

Tributes are pouring in for Nipsey Hussle who died after being shot outside his Marathon Clothing store in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Los Angeles on Sunday, March 31. Fellow stars like Rihanna and Drake have taken to social media to express their deep grief over the rapper’s tragic passing. Seemingly having a hard time […]

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