Gucci Mane: Mixtapes Saved My Career

Back to the Trap House debuted in 2007 at No. 57 on Billboard’s “Top 200,” selling fewer than 32,000 copies in its first week. My major-label debut was a dud. I knew those beats were not suited to my style. I’d taken too much outside advice. I should have stood up …

Raphael Saadiq on Insecure, Solange, and His New Album

If you’re missing new music from Raphael Saadiq, it’s because he’s busy scoring your favorite show. Saadiq currently composes music for Issa Rae’s Insecure, and worked on the score for Step, a documentary about a girls’ step team in Baltimore. On Insecure, he leans into the laid-back, sunbaked vibes Los …

Teyana Taylor x Ebro In The Morning: Explains Why She Left Star Trak, Talks Breast Surgery, Growing Fan Base, Kanye West, Working W/Beyonce, Her Dance Workout

Video After The Jump Teyana Taylor was a recent guest on Ebro in the Morning. She talked about growing in popularity, marriage, motherhood, Kanye West, leaving Star Trak earlier in her career, working with Beyonce, dancing, creating a dance workout, breast surgery. Follow Me

Game of Thrones Is Not What It Once Was

I almost pity Game Thrones at this point — to the extent that one can pity pay cable’s most popular and expensive series. Never before has an ongoing hit found itself in quite this predicament, trying to will its own unique ending to an as-yet-unfinished series novels that provided source …

Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) x Ebro: Clowns Conor McGregor, Talks South Africa Travel Issues, Colin Kaepernick, Return To Acting/Music, U.S. Monuments Coming Down, The Current State Of Rap

Video After The Jump Yasiin Bey fka Mos Def was the latest guest on Ebro in the Morning. He clowns Conor McGregor, talks South Africa travel issues, returning to music and acting, Colin Kaepernick, the current state hip hop, confederate monuments being taken down. Follow Me

50 Cent Reveals His Hidden Talent But Says, 'It's Bad For His Image', Talks The Upcoming '50 Central' Show, 'Power' & More On Good Morning America

50 Cent appeared on Good Morning America today to talk about his new show, “50 Central,” which premieres on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 10:30P/9:30C on BET, the strategy behind delaying the ‘Power’ season finale and more. The G-Unit mogul also revealed his hidden talent but said that ‘It’s bad for his image’. Check out the …

Talib Kweli – She's My Hero

Talib Kweli drops f a brand new track called “She’s My Hero,” which is dedicated to the Ohio teenager Bresha Meadows who took her father’s gun and shot him last July, putting an end to what relatives say were years abuse toward her, her mother, and her siblings. Talib has also …

Breitbart News Is Tweeting All Its Stories With Taylor Swift Lyrics

Taylor Swift’s squad might’ve had a lukewarm reaction to her new single, but it looks like Breitbart News — which executive chair Steve Bannon once described as “the platform for the alt-right” — is really into it. The site’s Twitter account has been tweeting out its regular stories since this morning, but instead relevant …