Why Beyoncé And Lizzo Saying “Spaz” Is Complicated

Amid Lizzo and Beyoncé using the word "spaz" in their music, people have come to learn about the word's complicated… Read More

August 2, 2022

Beyoncé Will Remove Ableist Lyric From ‘Renaissance’ Track

Taking a cue from Lizzo, Beyoncé will remove offensive word "spaz" from Renaissance track "Heated" after ableist backlash. One "Heated" lyric… Read More

August 1, 2022

Kendrick Lamar & Lil Nas X Lead MTV Video Music Awards 2022 Nominations

Nominations for the MTV Video Music Awards 2022 have been announced, including Kendrick Lamar, Lil Nas X, Baby Keem, Lizzo,… Read More

July 26, 2022

9 Hip-Hop, R&B & Pop Albums You Should Be Listening To (Week Of July 15)

Steve Lacy finally rolls out a new album, Gemini Rights. Lizzo returns with Special, her newest album. This week there… Read More

July 15, 2022

Watch All the Performances From the 2022 BET Awards

The 2022 BET Awards featured performances from Lizzo, Latto, Kirk Franklin, Chance the Rapper, and a special tribute from Diddy.… Read More

June 26, 2022

Cardi B Plans Return With New Single “Hot Shit”

On Sunday, Cardi B went to social media and teased new single "Hot Shit," her first solo track in over… Read More

June 26, 2022

Lizzo Apologizes And Changes Lyrics of “Grrrls” After Using Ableist Lyric

Lizzo has released a new version of "Grrrls" after disability advocates called her out for using the word "spaz" at… Read More

June 14, 2022

The Very Best & Most On-Theme Met Gala 2022 Celebrity Looks

Celebrities showed up and showed out for the 2022 Met Gala. Coming as no surprise Cardi B stole the night… Read More

May 3, 2022

Barack Obama’s Favorites Songs of 2021 Playlist Features Tracks From Nas, Lizzo, Mo3 & More

In his annual culture round-up, Barack Obama listed his top songs of 2021. There might be a couple of songs… Read More

December 17, 2021

Best Music Videos Of The Week: Lizzo, Cardi B, Isaiah Rashad, Monaleo & More

The best videos of the week include selections from EST Gee, Isaiah Rashad, King Von, and more.  As you know,… Read More

August 13, 2021

“We Can’t Slack”: Chika Speaks About Sexist Double Standards in Rap

Chika took to Twitter to vent about sexism in hip-hop. On Sunday morning, Alabama MC Chika sparked an ongoing discussion… Read More

February 8, 2021

Dave Chappelle Discusses Police Killings in Trailer for Season 3 of ‘My Next Guest Needs No Introduction’

"I don't want retroactive justice. I don't want you to get them after I'm dead." We're now only a few… Read More

October 7, 2020

Lizzo Lands Tentative Victory in “Truth Hurts” Lawsuit

A California judge dismissed a counterclaim against Lizzo, but offered the plaintiffs an opportunity to amend their suit and present… Read More

August 15, 2020

Diddy Replies to Twitter Backlash Over Instagram Live Session With Lizzo

"I don't need child services knocking on my door right now, you understand?" On Sunday, Diddy spent most of the… Read More

April 13, 2020

Ari Lennox Unveils Dreamy Music Video for Latest Single “BUSSIT”

The pastel-themed visual is styled by celebrity image architect Ade Samuel. Ari Lennox returns with a new visual for her… Read More

April 8, 2020

Songwriters Countersue Lizzo for Credits and Royalties in “Truth Hurts” Copyright Case

"Truth Hurts" spent seven weeks at No. 1 in 2019. The legal battle between Lizzo and a trio of songwriters… Read More

March 1, 2020