Posts tagged "hip hop"

Rick Ross Issues Sincere Apology For Drugging, Raping Lyrics

Rapper Rick Ross has issued a more thorough and this time sincere apology for his lyrics about drugging a woman and raping her. Hmm, perhaps it had something to…

Jessica Wakeman | April 12, 2013 - 6:30 pm

Reebok Drops Rick Ross Over Drugging & Raping Lyrics

Reebok finally dropped Rick Ross after he rapped about drugging and date raping a woman. Ross didn’t really apologize, prompting feminist activists to pressure Reebok to drop the rapper.

Jessica Wakeman | April 12, 2013 - 10:40 am

Jay-Z Drops New Track, “Open Letter,” Addressing Critics Of Cuba Trip

Last night, Jay-Z went into the studio with Timbaland and Swizz Beatz and recorded a new song that he released a few hours later. “Open Letter” has a relatively simple, but…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 11, 2013 - 10:40 am

Harvard Students Protest Tyga’s Concert Over Sexist Lyrics

Rapper Tyga is booked for the Yardfest concert this month on Harvard’s campus — but not if over 1,000 students, who have signed a petition requesting him not to…

Jessica Wakeman | April 3, 2013 - 6:30 pm

Rick Ross Raps About Drugging Woman So He Can Rape Her

“Put Molly all in her champagne, she ain’t even know it/I took her home and I enjoyed that, she ain’t even know it,” are some charming new Rick Ross…

Jessica Wakeman | March 26, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Hump Day Hottie: Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar was a Hump Day Hottie contender before I’d even seen his face. See, I’ve been crushing on his voice for months and months, ever since his songs “Swimming Pools (Drank),”…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 6, 2013 - 9:00 am

Lil Poopy Is A 9-Year-Old Rapper Who Slaps Adult Woman’s Ass In Music Video

Nine-years-old is apparently old enough for pint-sized actress Quvenzhané Wallis to be called a c**t.

So why not let a nine-year-old rapper called Lil Poopy slap an adult woman’s…

Jessica Wakeman | February 25, 2013 - 3:40 pm

The Best “Law & Order” Ancillary Character Ever

Okay, so maybe over the holiday weekend I got waylaid by a “Law & Order: SVU” marathon. The plot of this particular episode is sort of beside the point, but…

Julie Gerstein | January 3, 2013 - 10:20 am

Hump Day Hottie: Macklemore

With the cold winter months approaching, it’s time to heat things up. Our new newsletter, Hump Day Hotties, will bring our favorite eye candy directly into your inbox every Wednesday.

Jessica Wakeman | December 12, 2012 - 12:40 pm

It’s The Rap Coloring Book!

Whether you’ve got 99 problems or you’re a motherfuckin’ monster, chances are you probably like coloring books. (Everyone likes coloring books.) And this quirky rap coloring book will keep you…

Jessica Wakeman | October 31, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Share In Our Secondhand Shame Of Gwyneth Paltrow And Cameron Diaz Rapping

To celebrate their good friend Chelsea Handler’s new studio, famous lady friends Gwyneth Paltrow and Cameron Diaz sent Chelsea a special (very, very special) video. A rap video. That they…

Julie Gerstein | October 12, 2012 - 3:40 pm

“Same Love” By Macklemore & Ryan Lewis: A Rap/Short Film Supporting Marriage Equality

I can’t change / even if I wanted to
Such is the chorus for “Same Love,” by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, featuring Mary Lambert, a new song released this…

Jessica Wakeman | October 2, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Male Rapper DPhill Gets In Touch With His Feminine Side

The gender-bending rapper Daryll Duane Philips, who goes by the name DPhill Spanglishman, is starting an “XY movement” for male rappers who like to dress feminine. DPhill was photographed…

Jessica Wakeman | November 11, 2011 - 5:40 am

Soapbox: Rapper Da Brat’s Glamorous “Vibe” Confuses Me

Rapper Da Brat shows off a new look in Vibe magazine’s “Summer of Celebs in Swimwear” series. The rapper, whose look usually consists of multiple ponytails or cornrows and sagging…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 30, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Strippers, Guns & Booty Shaking: Behold, The Most Offensive Political Ad Ever

Strippers, guns, rap music, booty shaking, gangstas … why, it’s the most offensive, sexist, racist political ad you’ve ever seen. This NSFW commercial called “Hahn’s Homeboyz” begins to criticize…

Jessica Wakeman | June 16, 2011 - 10:40 am

Common Reads Poetry At The White House, Sarah Palin Whines About It

Sarah Palin, the mother of the world’s most famous plastic surgery laden, reality show-starring teen mom, pitched a fit this week because First Lady Michelle Obama invited the…

Jessica Wakeman | May 12, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Lil B Titles Album “I’m Gay,” Receives Major Backlash

The hip hop world isn’t exactly known for being gay-friendly, what with the frequent homophobic rhymes and someone like 50 Cent going as far as to joke, “I had my…

Kate Torgovnick/ | April 25, 2011 - 2:40 pm

That Gwyneth Paltrow, She’s Such A Gangsta

“I went to L.A. the summer between my junior and senior year of high school and I discovered N.W.A which became my obsession. I was fascinated by lyrics as rhythm…

Jessica Wakeman | April 18, 2011 - 12:20 pm

In “Imma Homo” Song, Gay Rappers Seize A Place Hip Hop

Do you love hip hop? And you think gays, lesbians and transgender folks are, you know, actual people? Then you have to check out the music video for “Imma Homo,”

Jessica Wakeman | April 8, 2011 - 5:40 pm