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Last week, a young man yelled a racist slur at Kanye West's wife, calling her a "n*gger lover." As disrespectful as this incident was, it serves as a reality check for Kanye and his ilk. The man who made the N-word rhyme with "Gold Digger" for a hit song now laments having to "raise my daughter around ignorance and flat-out blatant racism." Cry me a river, Kanye! It is high time hip-hop honchos had their consciousness awakened. Jay-Z, Yeezy and many more have propagated this mess. The bitch they rap about -- her name is Karma.
Drake's visit to Jimmy Fallon's show to promote this Saturday's hosting stint on "SNL" included the Toronto rapper losing
Drake may now be best loved as a rap superstar, but those of us who still think of him as "Wheelchair Jimmy" remember that
In a year that saw Toronto the Good's name get dragged through the mud, international headlines and comedy bits thanks to
2013 was Kanye's year. On top of releasing "Yeezus," one of the year's best and bravest albums, he dropped plans to eclipse
The internet giveth and the internet taketh away—and nowhere has that been more evident than in the music business, where
Drake's "Would You Like A Tour" hit Chicago's United Center a few days ago, but another Chicago area promoter is suing the
Either a Twitter feed has supplanted my brain or it was a beyond banner year for rap releases. There were flamboyant debuts
At the AMAs, rapper Macklemore spent much of his precious acceptance speech time discussing the injustice behind the Trayvon Martin verdict. Here's a radical idea: if Macklemore is so disgusted by the Trayvon Martin ruling, he should be the one to lead Stevie Wonder's list of artists boycotting Florida until the Stand Your Ground Law is repealed.
Sometimes people say "there are no words" and they are exaggerating. This is not one of those times. As if "Bound 2," Kanye