Drake beat out fellow nominees in the "Best Hip Hop Song" category, which includes Big Sean's "Blessings" which features Drake & Kanye West, Rich Homie Quans "Flex (Ooh, Ooh, Ooh),"Fetty Wap's "Trap Queen,"Nicki Minaj featuring Drake & Lil Wayne "Truffle Butter." 

P Diddy is opening a school. The rap mogul admitted it is a 'dream come true' to be founding Capital Preparatory Harlem Charter School after working in partnership with Capital Preparatory Schools for years. 

 On the latest episode of "Faded With Jimmy Hu$tle," Malik Yusef stopped by the shop and discussed working with Kanye West, the purpose of the Hip Hop Caucus and more.

Charlamagne Tha God, is a very popular radio and television personality. He is a co-host of the nationally syndicated radio show, The Breakfast Club with DJ Envy and Angela Yee and stars in Guy Code and Girl Code, and is a VJ on The Week In Jams with DJ Envy and Sofi Green. In 2015, Charlamagne began hosting the MTV2 show Uncommon Sense.

Curtis Jackson, better known to the rest of us as rapper 50 Cent, has been enduring an ongoing battle with creditors due to his recent bankruptcy filing. The business mogul dodged a bullet by reaching a deal with his creditors on Wednesday.

The Notorious B.I.G. was assassinated by an unidentified gunman just two months shy of his 25th birthday — and just six months after the fatal shooting of his rap rival Tupac Shakur. We just want to say Happy Birthday! Gone. But certainly never forgotten.

The Kennedy Center named Q-Tip, Yo-Yo Ma and Renée Fleming as three new "artistic partners" during its 2016-17 season announcement Tuesday. The center also announced a JFK Centennial, an inaugural hip-hop culture series and other programming.

TIDAL has released a statement today (February 29) after reports surfaced that the streaming company was being sued for $5 million. John Emanuele filed the case with his company, Yesh Music LLC, stating that TIDAL did not pay independent artists proper royalties and violated copyright. The suit names Jay Z's company, S. Carter Enterprises, as a defendant.

Following a brief stint as an independent act, Atlanta rapper T.I. announced that he signed a distribution deal with Roc Nation for his 10th studio album, Dime Trap, onFebruary 22. 

There are two generations of American adults now who have grown up with hip-hop. Grown up with artists like 2Pac and Notorious B.I.G. held up as cultural icons; with hip-hop in movies and television shows; with rap songs being played in stadiums and with a president who knows Jay Z and Ludacris.

Beyonce caused a stir during her Super Bowl 50 halftime show by having her backup dancers honor the Black Panthers. They wore black berets and pumped their fists during Beyonce's new song, "Formation."

One year ago today, a family of three young Muslims was found shot dead in their home in a quiet neighborhood of North Carolina. Today we remember their hearts and their spirits!

DJ Khaled is getting his very own radio show on Beats 1. The Miami-based producer took to Snapchat (naturally) to announce that he has inked a deal with Apple Music to launch We The Best Radio.

Authorities were called just after 6 p.m. to a shooting, which occurred up the steps and at the entrance to the Statehouse, on the S. High Street side. MarShawn M. McCarrel II, 23, was pronounced dead at the scene, said Lt. Craig Cvetan of the State Highway Patrol.

Platinum-selling pop star Ciara is suing rapper and ex-boyfriend Future to the tune of $15 million, claiming his “venomous tweets” and press statements caused permanent damage to her career.

First responders saved DMX's life after the rapper was found lifeless outside a city hotel Monday night. The 45-year-old “Slippin” singer  collapsed  next to a white BMW and stopped breathing in the parking lot of a Ramada Inn at around 6:20 p.m., a source said. He also had no pulse. 

 In his first visit to an American mosque Wednesday,President Obama condemned "inexcusable political rhetoric against Muslim Americans that has no place in our country."

As the old adage goes, you should keep your friends close and your enemies closer. But for Amber Rose and Kim K, it looks like they'd rather let bygones be bygones.

It seems like Meek Mill has recovered from his recent beef with Drake enough to step into the ring again: his new song seems to return fire in Drake’s direction, months after their clash, but it also takes aim at 50 Cent.

 By 8 a.m. Sunday, the final day of the month, about 280 people had been shot in January, according to a Chicago Tribune analysis of Police Department data. Shootings nearly doubled from last January and — perhaps more worrisome — jumped nearly 60 percent from the first month of 2012, the last year in which homicides rose above 500.

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