It’s rare that we see Africa represented like this. Even with the invention of the Internet,  the most frequent images posted of an African draped in expensive garb is French Montana’s Versace scarf collection (never forget). Luckily, Hip-Hop Wired stumbled upon a story showcasing “Kings of Nigeria“; a group of monarchs still holding (unofficial) rank, […]

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Sukina Owen-Douglas and Tanya Muneera Williams, collectively known as Hip-Hop duo Poetic Pilgrimage, are taking on the challenge of fighting for women’s rights. The Jamaican-British Muslim converts are currently on an online fundraising drive for their upcoming documentary, Hip Hop Hijabis, that highlights the past three years of Poetic Pilgrimage’s growth and the barriers they help to […]

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There is nothing wrong with a woman with some meat on her bones. Case in point, right here we have Chocolate Dolly, a ridonkulously (new word) thick tasty treat that hails from London and checks in at 32-28-44. Like her name alludes, this cocoa colored honey is evidence that those European beauty and Barbie doll like […]

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Rihanna may never live down the 2009 attack that left her bloodied and bruised at the hands of Chris Brown, and now the incident has made its way to t-shirts. A graphic design company based in Leeds, England sold the shirts at the recent Beacons Festival for roughly 20 U.S. dollars each. The shirts feature […]


MF DOOM DOOM done did it again. This past weekend in London, the MC born Daniel Dumile was scheduled to perform at Livin’ DOOM, an event organized by the Livin’ Proof Crew. However, it seems that one half of Madvillain sent out some other dude in his place to perform . To his credit, the […]

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Nicki Minaj has been working too hard, and her vocal chords are paying the price. The rapper pulled out of her show at the V Festival in the U.K. over the weekend. Minaj’s rep revealed that her free show in New York City last Tuesday (Aug. 14) may have led to her vocal issues.

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It seems like Jay Electronica’s charms have led to a millionaire heiress’ now impending divorce over in the UK. The Daily Mail reports that “Ben Goldsmith and his music producer wife Kate, who have three children, are to divorce after she embarked on a passionate love affair with an American rap singer named Jay Electronica.”

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During a promotional trip through the UK, A$AP Rocky slid through the Red Bull Studio for Pinboard‘s “Rehearsal Room” series. The self proclaimed “Pretty Motherf–cka” mobbed out to “Pretty Flacko,” a homage to his moniker. Check the footage after the jump.

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Rick Ross is literally trying to “make a movie,” when it comes to his new album God Forgives, I Don’t. As the Bawse takes his Rich Forever tour across the pond, he spoke with Sidnau TV about his comeup, opening for Jay-Z, God Forgives, I Don’t, working with Nas, Dr. Dre, and more. Check out all […]


A Range Rover completely wrapped in Louis Vuitton logos was spotted in the UK, and it’s not even owned by a rapper (we hope). The Daily Mail reports that the customized Range was spotted on a street in Westbourne, Bournemouth. The SUV is actually an Overfinch Range Rover. Overfinch is a British company that specializes […]