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“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 summer which was released in a short film today. I want to say the rap is pro-gay marriage or even pro-gay rights, but really both… More »


Field Guide: Riff Raff The Rapper

If you are reading the Internet right now, which you are, you’ve probably heard a bit of hullabaloo surrounding a rap character named Riff Raff. Up until a couple of days ago, I thought Riff Raff was cartoon cat Heathcliff’s pesky nemesis. And I was right! But also wrong, because the Riff Raff people are… More »


Jon Hamm Does A Freestyle Rap About The Movie “Taxi”

On an episode of the upcoming TV show “Comedy Bang! Bang!”, Jon Hamm — “Mad Men”‘s Don Draper and America’s Dream Man — tries his hand at freestyle rapping alongside the show’s Reggie Watts. His choice of topic? The movie “Taxi.” At first, Julie was concerned that Hamm was being “Franco-ized” — i.e. insisting on… More »


There’s A “Downton Abbey” Rap, You Guys

You guys, there’s a rap about “Downton Abbey”! Adam WarRock, whoever you are, wherever you are, I love you. [NYMag.com via AdamWarRock.com] … More »


Men Needed A Rap About Plaid

Well, well, holy nerds, what do we have here? It appears that a bunch of bros have discovered an untapped niche — the plaid shirt-wearing demo. And here, they rap all about their love for the ubiquitous pattern. I’ll just be over here in the corner eating a P’Zone and crying on the inside. [YouTube]… More »


Morning Quickies: Vinny From “Jersey Shore” Raps About Rape

Vinny Guadagnino from “Jersey Shore” debuted a rap song on YouTube yesterday called “Rack City Mix” with the lyrics “Actin’ like I’m raping it / F**k her till she fakin’ it.” After getting blased by the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN), Vinny pulled the video. He also tweeted, “Whoa! Some people really… More »


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 wearing red lipstick and says he is “40 percent female, basically, because of my emotions. I am very emotional.” [Clutch Magazine]
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“Pizza Party” Is A Rap About A Pizza Party At A Pizza Party

What part of this amazing “Pizza Party” rap from Fly Guys do I not love? Trick question: I love all of it. ALL OF IT. Please, why doesn’t every rap song reference Papa John’s crack butter sauce? “I got pies on pies on pies. Pies for days,” say the Fly Guys. Better believe it. [Buzzfeed]… More »


A “Mad Men” Rap? Watch Kellee Maize’s Feminist-Inspired Rhymes

 

LOVE! Rapper Kellee Maize sampled the “Mad Men” theme song for a song called “Mad Humans.” It’s sorta all about feminism: “Puttin’ the patriarchy to bed / yeah, you heard right, that’s what I said!” Maize is rolling deep with ’60s housewives wearing strings of pearls and vacant stares. Just wait till… More »


13 Inappropriate Celebrity Rappers


Style Icon & Lady You Should Know: Kreayshawn

Nevermind that the spelling of her name is absolutely BEWILDERING, Oakland rapper Kreayshawn’s jam “Gucci Gucci” is one of the catchiest songs about fashion ever. The chorus, “Gucci, Gucci, Gucci, Louie, Louie, Fendi, Fendi, Prada/Those basic bitches wear that s**t so I don’t even bother,” is an ode to getting out of the labelwhore… More »


Gwyneth Paltrow Raps “Straight Outta Compton”

Gwyneth Paltrow is full of surprises, and not just the salvia growing in her backyard. During an appearance on “The Graham Norton Show” this week, she shared that she is a huge fan of ’90s hip-hop. Apparently, she’s super into NWA and so Graham had her rap part of “Straight Outta Compton,” beeping out… More »


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,” a rap song by a group of MCs under the record label Rainbow Noise. (The audio is NSFW; use headphones.) The rappers run the gamut… More »


Lil’ Kim Chops Off Nicki Minaj’s Head On New Album Cover

Nicki Minaj has repeatedly said she doesn’t understand how the beef between her and Lil’ Kim started. (“You see Gaga, you see Madonna—but Madonna never hated on Gaga,” she said. “Why in the black community we gotta hate on each other instead of saying ‘Thank you for showing me love, thank you for keeping my… More »


Charming Chris Brown Drops Homophobic Slurs In Twitter Fight With Raz-B

Boyfriend of the year decade Chris Brown fails at life again. Yesterday Prince Charming lashed out against the rapper Raz-B on Twitter, tweeting homophobic slurs and making comments about rape and molestation. All of Chris Brown’s nastiest tweets appear to have been deleted with only the ones where he denies being a homophobe remaining.

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The McDonald’s Condiment Rap

A condiment rap is the only reason I would need to visit the McDonald’s drive thru. Who cares about the food? This drive-thru attendant is a gem. The only people who have ever taken my order at McDonald’s have been disgruntled teenagers. Let’s get him into the studio! [BuzzFeed] … More »


Eva Longoria Can Rap

VMAs, shmeeMAs. The EMAs, the MTV European Music Awards, are where it’s at. Eva Longoria is hosting, and I’m kind of digging her busting out her rap skills in this promo. What do you think? [People] … More »


Meet Denny Blaze, The Whitest White Boy Rapper Ever

All Denny “Blazin’ Hazen” Blaze wanted to be was a successful rapper — and he made this stellar video, featuring his atonal voice, off-beat rapping, killer mullet and love of neon tracksuits — in order to try and get a record deal. Stick around for the post-video pitch to MTV, where he explains with a… More »


Betty White Blesses “Africa” On “Community”

It seems there’s nothing that Betty White can’t do. She’s a first-rate comedienne who is equally talented at playing your sweet grandma and swearing up a storm. And on last night’s episode of “Community,” White once again showed her range while rapping with Donald Glover and Danny Pudi during the closing credits of the show. More »


We Like: Rap Songs Celebrating Smart Ladies

Let’s face it: rap and hip-hop are not known for being particularly lady-friendly. (Ludacris’ “Move Bitch,” anyone?) That’s why we especially love Flavorwire’s collection of rap odes to smart women. Like The Roots’ track, “You Got Me,” featuring Erykah Badu. In it, Black Thought praises his girl: “She taking classes abroad/She studying film and… More »