Barbie Tingz

Nicki Minaj released a teaser for her music video for her "Barbie Tingz" hit. Nicki captioned the teaser: "Check out the trailer to my #BarbieTingz video on @tidal NOW - shot by the INCREDIBLE @gb65... so proud of my glam team. @bcompleted @brettalannelson @officialsheiks @kimblehaircare".

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Peter Rosenberg Drake

Drake was widely praised for giving away nearly $1 million in his "God's Plan" music video. The video, which premiered last week, follows the Canadian rapper as he gives away cash, scholarships and cars to residents in South Florida.

But not everyone was impressed with Drake's goodwill and generosity.

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Cassie Ventura

Sean Combs wants you to know that his concubine, Cassie, is dropping a music video tomorrow for her 2nd single in 4 years, titled "Don't Play It Safe".

"Don't Play It Safe" is produced by Kaytranada. "Kay and I have been working on this project for a while now," Cassie said in December. "I look forward to everyone hearing what we have in store. He just gets me."

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Cardi B Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars tapped one-hit-wonder rapper Cardi B for the remix to his single "Finesse" off his 2016 2X platinum album 24K Magic.

If you're a fan of Bruno or Cardi, you will love this remix and the accompanying music video, which Bruno says is a tribute to the '90s TV comedy series In Living Color.

If you never heard the original track off the 24K Magic album, you're not missing anything. Cardi adds nothing to the "Finesse Remix".

The music video, which was directed by Bruno, quickly amassed 1.4 million views on Youtube overnight.

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Poor Kendu Isaacs is having trouble making ends meet on the meager monthly support he receives from his estranged wife, R&B singer Mary J. Blige.

In June a judge ordered Blige, 46, to pay Isaacs $30,000 a month in temporary spousal support. But Isaacs says that's just not enough cash to support the luxury lifestyle he grew accustomed to as Blige's husband.

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Rapper Li'l Jon is being sued for copyright infringement over his 2014 smash hit song "Turn Down for What".

According to Billboard.com, Golden Crown Publishing filed the legal papers in a New York federal court on Thursday, May 4, alleging DJ Snake and Li'l Jon ripped off the song already recorded by rapper Freddie GZ.

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Kanye West

Troubled singer Kanye West assaulted a gym staffer before he was hospitalized on an emergency psychiatric hold Monday.

West, 39, was hospitalized after his personal physician, Dr. Michael Farzam, called 911 to report West was experiencing "temporary psychosis" due to "dehydration and sleep deprivation".

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Kanye West

Did Kanye West or his management fake West's "mental breakdown" in order to avoid a breach of contract lawsuit?

This theory is plausible because West's suspicious hospital admission for an emergency psychiatric evaluation on Monday comes on the heels of the cancelation of his popular Saint Pablo Tour the same day. The coincidence is too great to ignore.

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Young MA

YouTube rapper Young M.A. is the flavor of the moment, thanks to her catchy independent rap song "Ooouuu" released on YouTube.com.

The 24-year-old Brooklyn native has a strong radio presence, and she's in a Beats By Dre ad, so ELLE magazine reached out to shoot a glossy magazine spread.

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beyonce knowles

Beyonce Knowles will feature the parents and brother of slain teenager Trayvon Martin in her next music video. Martin, 17, was unarmed when he was executed by an overzealous security guard in 2012.

Additionally, Beyonce will also feature family members of Tamir Rice, 12, and Mike Brown, 18, who were also unarmed when they died at the hands of overzealous white police officers.

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Dustin Michael

Remember back in the day when you and your girlfriends tossed all your panties at Dustin Michael Breeding and his brothers in the boy band B5?

After taking a hiatus to raise a family and record as a solo artist, Dustin returns with a new grown folks track entitled "Pay it Forward".

Dustin dropped the sexy music video for his new ballad on Friday. The video was filmed in Paris and is dedicated to the victims of the Paris attacks.

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Marina and Jay Z

Remember that strange artist who stood stock still while rap magnate Jay Z freestyled (or whatever he was doing) in an art museum last year?

Performance artist Marina Abramovi? told Spike magazine that Jay Z promised to build an art institute if she let him steal her shine for her work The Artist is Present for his ridiculously long and dull music video "Picasso Baby".

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Beyonce

There are a lot of things more important than lounge singer Beyonce pouring thousands of dollars worth of premium champagne into a hot tub during a music video.

But Beyonce's latest attention-seeking stunt comes at a time when she and her aging mogul husband Jay Z desperately need the support of poor, working class people to save their failing TIDAL app.

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Suge Knight

New surveillance video from a fast food restaurant seems to support incarcerated hip hop executive Suge Knight's claim that he was ambushed and attacked by two former friends. Knight said he was fleeing for his life when he accidentally ran over both men with his red SUV. At least one of the men appeared to have a gun in his hand. Knight was later arrested after he turned himself in to the LAPD.

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