Scoring Grammys is no easy feat, however, Melanie Fiona made the effort look easy when she scored two trophies for her work on Cee Lo Green's "Fool for You." Listen to the R&B siren speak about how she crafted her lyrics for the track. [Majic 107.5]
It's rare that Kendrick Lamar gets involved in hip-hop beef but the West Side rhymer is voicing his opinion about Nicki Minaj's 2012 Hot 97 Summer Jam cancellation. Do you think he sided with the Young Money rapper for being a no-show? Find out. [The Rickey Smiley Morning Show]
After teaming up on the controversial track "Exodus 23:1," The-Dream and Pusha T join forces once more for "Dope Bitch." The song, which will be featured on the singer's forthcoming Love IV MMXII album, due Aug. 14, centers on a woman searching for "who got and who getting it/ Which n---- all talk and who spending it." A golddigger perhaps? [MTV]
Eric B. and Rakim will celebrate the 25th anniversary of their seminal rap album Paid in Full on July 7. To commemorate the moment, the duo will re-release the LP. Watch the The God MC give details on the project. [Rap Radar]
See Hip-Hop's Worst Jobs
- Lil Wayne's Wikipedia "Discography" Updater
- Snoop Dogg's Tour Bus Driver
- Guy Who Cleans Up After a Rap Show
- Bodyguard for Jay-Z & Beyonce's Daughter Blue Ivy
- Tax Attorney for Lil' Kim, Big Boi, MC Hammer, Nas & Many More
- Birdman's Car Washer
- Nicki Minaj's Hair Stylist
- The Weed Carrier
- 15 New Albums Debuting This Summer
- Looking 4 Myself, Usher
- Our Version of Events, Emeli Sande
- Live From the Underground, Big K.R.I.T.
- The One, Eric Benet
- Triple F Life: Fans, Friends & Family, Waka Flocka Flame
- Fortune, Chris Brown
- Life Is Good, Nas
- God Forgives, I Don't, Rick Ross
- Two Eleven, Brandy
- Based on a T.R.U. Story, 2 Chainz
- Love IV MMXII, The-Dream
- Braveheart, Ashanti
- O.N.I.F.C., Wiz Khalifa
- Dreams and Nightmares, Meek Mill
- Matangi, M.I.A.
- Disappointing Album Covers
- Missy Elliott, 'Da Real World'
- Foxy Brown, 'Chyna Doll'
- 50 Cent, 'The Massacre'
- R. Kelly, 'R. Kelly'
- E-40, 'In a Major Way'
- Drake, 'Take Care'
- Tyrese, '2000 Watts'
- Chris Brown, 'Exclusive'
- Lil Wayne, 'Lights Out'
- Ciara, 'Evolution'
- Hip-Hop Quiz
- 1. Which of these jobs best describes your daily 9-to-5?
- 2. When you wake up in the morning, the first thing you throw on is:
- 3. You've just won the lottery. The first car you run out and buy is:
- 4. The person you'd want most to sit shotgun in your new ride is:
- 5. Your idea of a fun night on the town is:
- 6. Your idea of a "classic" video is:
- 7. Your drink of choice is:
- 8. In your spare time, you'd most likely be spotted:
- 9. Upon seeing your date get hit on at the club, you calmly:
- 10. You'd prefer to prove your hip-hop cred by:
- Nicki Minaj