A$AP Rocky scored yet another career high mark after the rapper and fashion icon was named the creative director for MTV Labs on Friday. MTV and Viacom Velocity, the network’s creative agency, will task Rocky with creating original content and develop branded content alongside the agency.
Nev Schulman is in recovery mode after Monday night’s (April 5) airing of Black Girls Rock. The Catfish host/producer thought he’d jump into the BGR conversation with a comment that got him roasted, broiled, and burned on Twitter.
Actor, model and former host of MTV‘s Yo Momma series Sam Sarpong is died at the age of 40. According to the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner, Sarpong committed suicide by flinging himself from a bridge known for such deaths.
Jeffery “Ja Rule” Atkins is gearing up for the premiere of his MTV docu-series, Follow The Rules, which airs this coming Monday. Ahead of the show’s debut, Ja Rule and his co-starring family cleverly spoof the beloved 90’s sitcom, Family Matters, with humorous results.
Chanel West Coast, the struggle rapper on Young Money and MTV’s Ridiculousness with Rob Dyrdek, got arrested at a Hollywood club last night for fighting, and then attacking a cop.
Reggie “Redman” Noble is renown in Hip-Hop folklore not only for his marijuana expertise but for his ability to fully convey what “the hood” was all about.
UPDATE: Parts 2-4 of MTV’s captivating discussion with Kendrick Lamar has released. Find it after the jump. On Tuesday (March 31), after speaking with Hot 97, Kendrick Lamar made good use of his one day in New York City by giving an in-depth breakdown of To Pimp A Butterfly.
MTV‘s Pimp My Ride debuted in 2004, starring West Coast rapper Xzibit and a flood of young folks hoping to get their vehicles updated by the mechanics at West Coast Customs. But like most unscripted television shows, the action behind the scenes of Pimp My Ride wasn’t exactly befitting of the image the show cast.
The good folks over at MTV and Genius are collaborating for a groovy never-before-seen interview series that will surely tap into the nostalgic hearts of all fans of so-called “real Hip-Hop.”
Following the release of her oft-delayed thusly much anticipated The Pinkprint album, Nicki Minaj is getting ready to show the world yet a deeper side of her with My Time AGAIN.