Posts Tagged ‘Rihanna’

The 20 Best Hip-Hop Videos Of 2013

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The music video has taken on a new role and purpose in the hip-hop zeitgeist. In the current high-paced, disposable media landscape, videos have shifted away from the big-budget, atypical events they had developed into over the course of the prior two decades. You don’t need an accomplished director, a six-figure budget, or tropical backdrop to create an acclaimed rap video these days. That heightened accessibility for artists has given us a closer, more authentic look into their cities and their natural environments. (more…)

Album Review: Eminem — “The Marshall Mathers LP 2″



Why Eminem’s “Monster” Isn’t As Bad As It Looks On Paper


On the surface, “The Monster” seems like a felicitous title for yet another collaboration from Rihanna and Eminem; a match made in hip-hop hell that we first encountered three summers ago. (more…)

Eminem Reveals Tracklist For “The Marshall Mathers LP 2″


Eminem releases the official tracklisting for upcoming Marshall Mathers LP 2. Marshall looks to be keeping it relatively light with the guest spots on this one, with King Kendrick being the only rap feature on the project. Unlike most big-budget, stilted sequels, maybe this one won’t suck. Peep the full tracklist after the jump. (more…)

Video: Rihanna — “Pour It Up”

Ri-Ri drops the visual for her Mike WiLL Made It-produced single, “Pour It Up. Three minutes of Rihanna working it out underwater as the Twerk Queen of Atlantis. We ain’t mad.

The Best Bad Show – iHipHop’s Exclusive Weekly Podcast


This ain’t for the faint of heart or the light of skivvies. This is anti-AutoTune. This is the world’s most dangerous hip-hop show, by a stretch. Parental discretion is advised. The clickables after the jump… (more…)

Video: A$AP Rocky — “Fashion Killa”

Rocky gives BET’s 106 & Park the green-light to premiere (yes, apparently artists still do this in 2013) his official visual for “Fashion Killa” off Long.Live.A$AP. You may recognize the female face in the video. Hint: It’s Rihanna. Directed by Virgil Abloh.

Drake On Dating Rihanna: “No Do-Overs, For Anything”

Aubrey can’t get out of our heads this week. He’s on every show talking about the album and his new lease on life. Sounding like a motivational speaker out here. Ellen grilled him on his dating life, popping up pictures of various rumored flings and Drake swatted them like David Ortiz. Of Rihanna? Watch.

Chris Brown’s Probation Gets Revoked In Rihanna Assault Case


Oh Christopher.  (more…)

Album Stream: Wale “The Gifted”


Wale gives listeners an early free stream of his The Gifted album. (more…)

New Music: Wale “Bad (Remix)” ft Rihanna


Wale subs out Tiara Thomas for Ri-Ri for the remix to his radio smash.  (more…)

Video: Rihanna’s 777 Tour Documentary Special

If you have 40 minutes to spare, checkout Riri’s 7 shows in 7 countries in 7 days tour. (more…)

Aspiring Rapper Shoots Friend In Effort To Join The Illuminati


According to reports, Wafeeq Sabir El-Amin, an aspiring rapper from Virginia, believed he had to sacrifice a friend to join the Illuminati so he attempted to shoot one of his friends in the head. (more…)

Rihanna’s Tour Buses Stopped, Busted For Weed Possession


Border patrol found weed in a hopeless place. (more…)

“Law & Order: SVU” Airs Episode Based On The Chris Brown / Rihanna Assault

Those in the know realize that Law & Order: SVU is the most superior brand of crime drama on television today.  I mean they have Ice T playing a wise cracking cop — this Ice T — and all of the stories are ‘ripped from the headlines.’  Well, SVU made a bold move last night by airing an episode based on Chris Brown’s assault on Rihanna. (more…)


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