Now we know why LL Cool J started bleaching his skin. The retired rapper was a swarthy sex symbol in the 1980s and '90s. The ladies couldn't get enough of his sexy lips.
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Rapper Bushwick Bill passed away Sunday after a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 52.
Bushwick Bill, founder of legendary rap group The Geto Boys, is battling stage 4 cancer of the pancreas. The 52-year-old told TMZ that he was diagnosed in February, after doctors found a mass on his pancreas that they initially believed was benign (non-cancerous).
Legendary rapper Bun B opened fire on an armed masked intruder who forced his way into the rapper’s Houston home on Tuesday.
Bun B, whose real name is Bernard Freeman, was at home with his wife, Angela "Queenie" Walls, when the intruder knocked on the door.
Craig Mack, the 1st rap artist signed to Sean Combs' Bad Boy Records, has died at age 46, his producer confirmed to the NY Daily News.
Rapper-turned-chef and restauranteur Mia X reveals she was diagnosed with uterine cancer.
Mia confirmed her cancer diagnosis in a post on Instagram.com on Wednesday. She explained that she learned her diagnosis in 2015 -- a year after she donated to The National Breast Cancer Foundation.
Because the current crop of reality shows on TV aren't boring enough…
Rapper Nas' 20-year-old daughter Destiny Jones has come a long way since her days as an ATM machine for her single mom, Carmen Bryant.
Destiny is joining the growing ranks of fledgling female entrepreneurs who hawk their wares on Instagram.com.
I confess, I missed the over-hyped Super Bowl 49 yesterday. So I missed singers Katy Perry and Missy Elliott's much ballyhooed halftime performance that had all of social media in a frenzy. After scanning the tweets on Twitter.com, I noticed that most of the social media platform's users had no clue who Missy Elliott was.
While perusing my comments section last week I stumbled upon a discussion about former record exec E-Class and former Miami rapper Jacki O. E-Class is the formidable looking gentleman in this photo with rapper The Game at STORY's Halloween bash last week.
Who can forget when Nicki Minaj was a young stud who had the hots for rapper Remy Ma? In case you did forget, you can watch the video of Nicki professing her love and affection for Remy after the break. Nicki was crushed when Remy spurned her advances and basically told her to kick rocks.
But prison has a way of changing people like Remy Ma, who had a lot of free time to think about Nicki's meteoric rise to the top (and how she can ride Nicki's coattails now that's she released).
When someone shares their private world with you, it is a privilege. Protect their privacy and you?ll be #unstoppable
— MC Lyte (@mclyte) June 27, 2014
Old skool rapper MC Lyte put a young lady on blast after the fan apparently leaked private shirtless photos of rap star Aubrey Drake Graham online.
Producer Mona Scott-Young is desperate to save her flagship reality TV series Love & Hip Hop NY. According to reports, she signed former child rapper Chi Ali Griffith, left, to be featured on the show. It remains to be seen who she will team him up as a fake boyfriend. He is already making public appearances with LHHNY star Peter Gunz, right.
Some of you weren't even born when the youngest in charge, Special Ed dropped his blazing debut album of the same name when he was a mere lad of 16. Propelled by the album's scorchers, "I Got It Made" and "I'm The Magnificent," Ed's album, Youngest in Charge, went on to sell more than 500,000 copies in 1989.
The Jamaican-born rhyme slayer followed up those hits with "Come On, Let's Move It" off his sophomore album Legal, which dropped in 1990 when Ed turned 18.
But where is Special Ed now?
Daytime talk show host Ellen Degeneres tweeted the above image of herself posing with '80s girl group Destiny's Child.
While strolling the streets of NY, old skool rapper Nas ran into a young boy with the same close shaven haircut as his. Nas uploaded this touching photo to his Instagram account along with this caption: "In the streets of NY... I ran into a kid with the same hair cut as me."
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