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Billy Ray Cyrus’ “Hip Hop” Version Of “Achy Breaky Heart” Is Literally The Most Terrible Noise To Be Recorded In History

Everything about “Achy Breaky 2″ — the “hip hop” version of “Achy Breaky Heart” by the rapper Buck 22 and Billy Ray Cyrus — is an embarrassment to vibrations we…

Jessica Wakeman | February 12, 2014 - 11:40 am

This Busta Rhymes/Azealia Banks Remix Of Beyonce’s “Partition” Is Grimy Good

I’m not saying Beyonce’s original needed to be fucked with, but this remix, featuring Busta and Azealia’s even more explicit rhymes on top of “Partition”‘s sparse beat, is…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 10, 2014 - 11:40 am

Dolly Parton Raps Awkwardly On “The Queen Latifah Show”

Dolly Parton is a goddess who can do no wrong. But, um, this clip of her rapping on “The Queen Latifah Show” wearing a blonde Afro wig is cringe-inducingly…

Jessica Wakeman | October 18, 2013 - 7:00 pm

Nicole Richie Enters The Rap Game, World Sighs

Nicole Richie loves rap, but she wants rappers to rap about things she cares about. For her new occasional AOL video series “Candidly Nicole,” Richie visited rapper/producer Ebone Hoodrich, who…

Julie Gerstein | September 5, 2013 - 9:20 am

Kickass Woman Of The Day: Ebony Oshunrinde, 16-Year-Old Hip-Hop Producer

Here are some typical 16-year-old activities: Riding in cars with boys. Sneaking sips from your parents’ liquor cabinet behind the garage. Cutting class. Buying prom dresses. Dutifully making SAT vocab…

Megan Reynolds | July 9, 2013 - 9:40 am

Talib Kweli Talks About White Male Privilege In Hip Hop

Even Talib Kweli is, like, damn, that’s a cold-ass honky

Appearing this week on Vlad TV (aka “the TMZ of hip hop”), the Brooklyn-born rapper was asked…

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

Watch ’90s Will Smith, Ice-T & Queen Latifah Rap About Earth Day

Guys, the ’90s! The best! Here’s a clip from a 1990 Earth Day special, featuring, oh, basically everyone who was famous in the ’90s. While the entire special is about…

Julie Gerstein | April 22, 2013 - 2:20 pm

T-Pain Thinks Everybody Needs To Chill With The Homophobia

— Despite what Snoop Dogg might say, rapper T-Pain thinks people need to get over their homophobia. Hopefully the “Buy You A Drink” rapper is right: maybe attitudes…

Julie Gerstein | April 22, 2013 - 10:20 am

Drake Releases New Track, “Girls Love Beyonce,” Desperately Wants A Girlfriend

It’s hard times for Wheelchair Jimmy, you guys. The rapper Drake — also famous for his role on the Canadian teen show “Degrassi” — may be at the top of…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 16, 2013 - 10:20 am

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