NEW YORK (AP) — Grammy-nominated rapper Remy Ma was arrested Wednesday on charges of attacking a reality show cast mate at a New York concert venue, a new round of legal trouble for a rapper still...
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Meek Mill, Busta Rhymes and Fat Joe were among the rappers who came out to celebrate DJ Khaled's birthday at an over-the-top party at the Perez Art Museum to close out Art Basel in Miami Beach.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jay-Z is on top of the music world this weekend as the leading Grammy nominee. So it was fitting that he held his annual Roc Nation brunch on the top of the World Trade Center.
With stunning views of New York City as the backdrop, the superstar hosted a lavish five-hour soirée of food, booze and music with stars including Diddy, Susan Sarandon, Iggy Azaela, DJ Khaled, Remy Ma and more.
NEW YORK (AP) — "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda released a new original song Friday to raise money for Puerto Rican hurricane relief and he's enlisted some of the biggest Latin stars in music to help.
Remy Ma has ended rival Nicki Minaj's seven-year winning streak at the 2017 BET Awards, a show highlighted by '90s R&B and groups popular in that decade, as well as five wins for Beyonce.
Ma, who was released from prison in 2014, won best female hip hop artist Sunday in Los Angeles, an award Minaj has won since 2010. Ma last won the prize in 2005, and was sentenced to prison three years later after she shot a former friend after accusing her of theft.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two District of Columbia men have been arrested in connection with the slaying of the up-and-coming rapper known as Swipey.
19-year-old Diante Brewer and 18-year-old Deshawn Watkins have been accused of fatally shooting 18-year-old Douglas Brooks during an attempted robbery outside a party at a family member's apartment complex in Suitland in August.
Brooks had already performed alongside rappers including Fat Joe and Wale, a Washington native.
NEW YORK (AP) — A list of the year's top 10 songs from Associated Press Music Editor Mesfin Fekadu.
1. "Cranes In the Sky," Solange: On a song about trying to move on, Solange tries a few things to get on with life: drinking, having sex, shopping and running away. It's an honest tune over a mid-tempo beat produced with the help of a musical genius named Raphael Saadiq. And Solange's vocals glide nicely over the track, ending it with memorable coos, and making it the year's best.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the 11th annual BET Hip-Hop Awards near Atlanta (all times local):
Rapper Kendrick Lamar took home Lyricist of the Year at the 11th annual BET Hip-Hop Awards.
After claiming his award, Lamar continued to praise Snoop Dogg — recipient of the "I Am Hip Hop" award on Saturday night at the Cobb Energy Performing Centre near Atlanta. The rapper also told the crowd music is one of the best ways to bring people together, and thanked BET for putting together the show.
SUITLAND, Md. (AP) — An 18-year-old man fatally shot near his home in Suitland was an up-and-coming rapper.
Prince George's County police say Douglas Brooks was found fatally shot outside an apartment complex early Sunday morning. Brooks' manager, Kevin Baldwin of the record label M.O.P3, tells The Washington Post (http://tinyurl.com/hv665aw) that Brooks was better known as Swipey.