The vibes at the 93rd Annual Academy Awards will be on point because Questlove will be in charge of supplying them.


Erykah Badu is still very much on the outs with many after she seemingly caped for R. Kelly in the wake of the Lifetime docu-series, Surviving R. Kelly. On Twitter, Badu got into it with series producer dream hampton and the singer disputed claims that she was invited to speak on Kelly for the television […]


The Lifetime documentary series Surviving R. Kelly currently has Twitter on fire, and we haven’t even cracked the surface. John Legend didn’t hold back blasting Kelly when explaining why he participated in the doc.

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On Monday, dream hampton unveiled what many viewed as an unwarranted critique of activist Deray McKesson and his acceptance of an invitation to speak by Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders. After Black Twitter chimed in with their reaction to hampton’s initial volley of words, it appears that the longtime writer and author might have a bit of […]

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Writer dream hampton might have upset the balance of the Black Twitter online space earlier Monday after she was critical of Deray McKesson. Earlier, McKesson agreed to meet with Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders, which prompted hampton to suggest that the prominent activist was not a true member of the #BlackLivesMatter (BLM) movement.

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Jay Z’s recent advocacy for Prop. 47 in California — an initiative that if passed would reduce penalties for non-violent crimes, including certain drug possession offenses, from felonies to misdemeanors — doesn’t come by chance. The rapper’s words actually tie into a movement sweeping the web titled #SchoolsNotPrisons.

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Jay-Z has his hands in multiple deals and ventures at any given moment. Besides divesting from the Brooklyn Nets, executive producing The Great Gatsby soundtrack and signing WNBA draft pick Skylar Diggins to Roc Nation Sports, the rapper/mogul, and soon to be official sports agent, is a co-executive producer of an independent film called An Oversimplification […]

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Dream Hampton’s recent allegations about Nas supposedly using Jay Electronica and dead prez as ghostwriters on his 2008 album Untitled caused pandemonium that went past the initial allegations throughout the internets for much of the latter half of August. Just as things began to simmer down, dead prez recently spoke their peace on the situation with the Sway In the […]


Dream Hampton has not only angered a good portion of fans with allegations that Nas had a ghostwriter on his Untitled album, but she’s also upset Just Blaze. The super producer was name checked by Hampton as one of the people who she accused of launching “misogynist threats” in her direction, but unfortunately, her anger […]

News of dead prez wants to make it very clear that he never worked as a ghostwriter for Nas. After releasing a statement on Facebook yesterday, Vibe contacted and he reaffirmed his original stance. In direct response to writer dream hampton’s Twitter post, and a story on Rappers I Know, exposing both he and […]


Hip-Hop is still reeling from the possibility that the prolific writing ability displayed by Nas could potentially be the work of someone else, and now of dead prez is speaking out on the issue. is one of the two people— the other being Jay Electronica— who writer dream hampton revealed as being ghostwriters on the […]


Nas claims that he doesn’t use a ghostwriter, but veteran scribe dream hampton begs to differ. Hampton and the rest of the Hip-Hop Twitterverse were in a fury Monday (Aug. 13) night, debating over whether or not the Queensbridge MC–who will headline Rock the Bells in San Bernardino, Calif. Sunday (Aug. 19)– used someone else’s […]