Cardi B says she's having a difficult time coping with the pressure to deliver another solo hit record. The 25-year-old Bronx rapper shot to fame with her one hit single "Bodak Yellow". Now with the release of her debut album, Invasion of Privacy, Cardi told Sway in the Morning on Tuesday that chasing another #1 hit record ha been hard on her.
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Nicki Minaj was spotted arriving back at her hotel after shopping at the Chanel store in Paris, France. She was carrying a Karl Lagerfeld K/Ikonik PVC/Leather Duffle Weekender Shoulder bag ($480). The 35-year-old rapper agreed with Bryan "Birdman" Williams' who declared her the best female rapper in the game.
Rapper Cardi B dropped the music video for her 2017 track "Bartier Cardi", featuring 21 Savage. Her fiancé Offset makes an appearance in the video. It's unusual for a rapper to release a music video several months after the song dropped, but Cardi is an unusual rap artist.
Trap rapper Jeezy plans to hang up his microphone after the release of his upcoming ninth and final album. The 40-year-old father-of-3 announced his retirement onTwitter.com on Thursday.
Migos dropped the new music video for their track "Walk It Talk It," featuring Drake with intro by Jamie Foxx.
Struggling rapper Safaree Samuels leaked his own nudes 2 weeks ago to promote his current single "Hunnid". Today he released the music video on Worldstar.
DJ Khaled dropped his much-hyped collaboration "Top Off" featuring JAY-Z, Future and Beyonce. JAY-Z and Future were outshined by the pop singer Beyonce, who saves the track from iTunes obscurity. Black Twitter claims there's more to Beyonce's verses than meets the eye.
Quincy Jones may have backtracked on certain inflammatory statements he made in a magazine interview, but he isn't done drawing attention to himself. Jones recently apologized for saying Richard Pryor and Marvin Gaye slept with acting legend Marlon Brando.
But he isn't done talking.
DJ Akademiks, Nedaska Alexis and Star, co-hosts of Complex magazine's web series "Everyday Struggle" called hip-hop mogul Sean "Puffy" Combs "old" after he complained that rap was being diluted.
Safaree Samuels stopped by Power 105.1's syndicated radio show The Breakfast Club on Wednesday after his nudes leaked over the weekend. Youtube users weren't surprised that co-hosts Charlamagne da god and DJ Envy spent most of the interview joking about Safaree's genitals.
Last week, male-to-female (MtF) trans Laverne Cox released his first-ever music video for the dance track "Beat for the Gods". The 45-year-old Orange is the New Black star told Out magazine that his recording career was launched by accident.
Janelle Monáe promised her fans new music and she delivered on Thursday with her new music video for "Make Me Feel" off her upcoming album Dirty Computer. Janelle's music video projects a heavy lesbian vibe, which is sending her LGBT fans into hysterics.
Drake dropped his much-anticipated music video for his single "God's Plan". The video was taped on location in Miami, Florida last week. Drake made headlines for giving away the entire music video budget -- $996.631.90 -- to Floridians, including a high schooler who received a $50,000 scholarship to the University of Miami.
Kendrick Lamar dropped the first single, "All The Stars", off the Black Panther soundtrack album on Tuesday. The video opens with Kendrick gliding in a boat over a computer-generated sea of hands waving to and fro.
Calvin Broadus, Jr. has seen the error of his ways; the rapper known as Snoop Dogg has apparently found God.
Snoop Dogg, 46, hopes to lead the unwashed masses to Jesus with his next album titled Bible of Love, due out on March 16.
Tongues are still wagging over JAY-Z's Grammy snub on Sunday. JAY-Z, who already has 21 Grammys to his name, was nominated for 8 more Grammy awards. But Bruno Mars and rapper Kendrick Lamar split the prizes leaving JAY-Z with no awards for his critically acclaimed 4:44 album.
The 47-year-old rapper suffered the indignity of watching lesser artists parade onstage to pick up their trophies while he got nothing.
Rapper T.I. released a new track for the holidays entitled "Want Smoke" featuring his Hustle Gang artists Young Dro, London Jae and Yung Booke. The track showcases Hustle Gang's most unsung rapper, Young Dro. The fan response to the track is lukewarm at best.
Jay-Z suffered another hit to his bruised ego after performing to large sections of empty seats in New Orleans last week.
The rapper's publicists have been working over time on claims that his 4:44 tour is setting attendance records.
A female photographer was escorted out of a Canadian music festival after she refused singer Lido Pimienta's request for white people to move to the back.
Keyshia Cole hosted her 11:11 Reset Listening Party at Premiere Recording Studios in New York City, NY, on Wednesday, Oct. 18.
11:11 Reset is the 38-year-old single mom's seventh studio album which is follow up to Cole's sixth album Point of No Return.
Rap mogul T.I. Harris, 2nd from right, hosted a Hustle Gang album release party and concert for the collective's We Want Smoke album, scheduled for release on Friday. The Hustle Gang concert and release party was held at the Gathering Spot in Atlanta on Monday.
The ladies of Xscape visited The Wendy Williams Show on Friday, where they performed their hit singles "Little Secrets" and "Understanding".
Former pharmaceutical exec Martin Shkreli sold his rare $2 million Wu-Tang Clan album at a $1 million loss. But according to Bloomberg.com, the one-off CD may not even be an official Wu-Tang album.
Janet Jackson performed during opening night of her revived world tour at the Cajundome in Lafayette, Louisiana. The pop icon postponed her tour over a year ago to start a family with estranged husband Wissam Al Mana. Janet looked great in a variety of tight outfits.
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Usher Raymond is unbothered by the STD scandal that threatened to derail his stellar music career -- IF it was true. As Sandrarose.com told you earlier, the 38-year-old R&B crooner is currently working in an Atlanta recording studio.
Hip hop is back. Designer/hip hop artist Tyler, The Creator released his 5th studio album, Flower Boy, on Thursday. His track "Aint Got Time" is burning up the airwaves.
'80s R&B group After 7 returns with their latest single "Too Late" off their album Timeless, Featuring David Edmonds & Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds. After 7 original members Melvin and Kevon Edmonds are Kenny's brothers. David is a nephew of Melvin, Kevon and Kenny.
Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington took his own life at a Palos Verdes, California residence on Thursday morning. The cause of death was asphyxiation by hanging. He was 41.
Thanks to blogger extraordinaire Ddot Omen of Ddotomen.co for compiling all the performances from the 2017 BET Awards, held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday.
Grammy Award winning R&B group Xscape reunited for their first live performance at the BET Awards in over a decade. After the performance the ladies held a Q&A to answer questions from the media.