After Kanye West defied the evens and conquered Glastonbury, he has another non-American sect of people who don’t want to see him sully their beloved land.
Jay Z has a problem and it involves Barneys New York and racism. After a couple of individuals recently came forward claiming they were racially profiled after shopping at the luxury department store, a Change.org petition has been drawn up calling for the rapper/mogul to end his relationship with the retailer.
Drake and J. Cole recently came under fire for lyrics in their song “Jodeci Freestyle” that made light of sufferers of autism. The latter—who rhymes “I’m artistic, you ni–as is autistic, retarded,” on the song—has offered up an apology via a lengthy letter where he explains his regret and remorse over the matter.
Shawty Lo continues to capitalize on the publicity he received for his failed television show, All My Babies’ Mamas, and drops a video for “Petition.”
Dr. Dre has spent years building up his name and is not letting anyone use it for a come up. Even if they are not trying to. As reported by AllHipHop, lawyers for the legendary beat maker have threatened producer Drew Reyes with a petition of his trademark for using the stage name “DiamondDRE.” After […]
<strong>Too $hort’s</strong> 19th album, <strong><em>No Trespassing</em></strong>, drops on February 28, but lately his words have been getting more attention than his music. A video billed as “Fatherly Advice” was posted on XXLMag.com that had <a href="http://hiphopwired.com/2012/02/16/xxl-magazine-staffers-suspended-over-controversial-too-hort-video/" target="_blank">$hort Dog suggesting boys carry out what amounted to s*xual assault</a>. The Oakland rap legend explained to <strong>Hip-Hop Wired</strong> that he conducted the interview thinking it was going to be a comedic clip, not serious advice.
Stating that she was a victim of discrimination, a Black woman has started a petition to boycott against an Asian restaurant after being refused service. According to the woman, Monica Covington, restaurant owners and employees of Kampai Japanese Steak and Seafood House, located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, refused to give her service making the allegations […]