NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City street has been named for rapper Notorious B.I.G.
Community members and elected officials gathered in a downpour on Monday at the intersection of St. James...
Lil’ Kim struts and sings at The Blonds’ saucy fashion show
NEW YORK (AP) — Hip-hop icon Lil' Kim slayed as a blonde at The Blonds, performing her new song "Go Awff" to close the design duo's New York Fashion week show inspired by "Scarface" and other classic gangster movies.
Paris Hilton rocks the catwalk
Coroner: Model and actress Kim Porter died from pneumonia
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coroner office officials say former model and actress Kim Porter died last year from pneumonia.
The Los Angeles coroner's office on Friday released the results of its investigation into Porter's Nov. 15 death. Investigators determined after an autopsy that her death was from natural causes.
Combs, other celebs say goodbye to Kim Porter with fireworks
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Fireworks marked the end of the graveside service at the funeral of Kim Porter, the longtime former girlfriend of music mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs.
The funeral was held Saturday in Porter's hometown of Columbus, Georgia, at a megachurch that can seat 2,500.
Beyonce in ’90s Halloween mood with Toni Braxton salute
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beyonce is in a 1990's mood as she salutes singer Toni Braxton for Halloween.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sean "Diddy" Combs is often thinking of his old friend, the late rapper The Notorious B.I.G., whose career he helped launch in the early '90s.
The Grammy-winning rapper and producer said it's the right time to commemorate his and B.I.G.'s legacies 20 years after his protege was gunned down in Los Angeles during the height of rap's East Coast-West Coast rivalry.
Salt-N-Pepa don't want to collaborate with any contemporary artists.
The 'Push It' rappers would much rather work with the stars of their own 1990s hey day then any modern acts because they don't understand why there is so much rivalry in the charts these days.
Speaking exclusively to BANG Showbiz, Cheryl 'Salt' James said: "I love that when we were coming up in music there were so many women and we were all cool with each other.
Lil' Kim says her new album is "definitely coming out this year".
The 42-year-old rapper has been working on her fifth studio venture - her first since 2005's 'The Naked Truth' - entitled 'Black Widow', and has said she doesn't have a "specific date" for the release of the record because she's still working on getting people in the studio to collaborate with her.
Faith Evans announces duets album with late Notorious B.I.G.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Faith Evans is releasing an album of duets with her late husband, The Notorious B.I.G., 20 years after his unsolved killing.
Atco Records announced that the "The King & I" record will be released May 19, and will tell the story of the romance between Evans and the rapper, whose real name is Christopher Wallace.
The album will feature new vocals from Evans, melded with well-known B.I.G. songs along with what the release described as some "rare and unheard rhymes."
‘Diddy’ delays tour to recover from shoulder surgery
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sean "Diddy" Combs will be kicking off his tour later than expected after undergoing surgery for a shoulder injury.
The rapper and business mogul announced Friday that his Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour will now begin Sept. 1 in Chicago to give him more time to recover from surgery. The tour featuring Combs, Lil' Kim, Faith Evans, French Montana and other Bad Boy Records artists had been scheduled to kick off Aug. 25 in Columbus, Ohio.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — An attorney serving a life sentence for racketeering and murder conspiracy says in a motion for a new trial that several witnesses against him have admitted lying.
Paul Bergrin was convicted in 2013 on multiple counts including helping set up the murder of Kemo Deshawn McCray, a witness against one of his clients.
In a filing last month, Bergrin's attorney said a key witness told someone after the trial he'd lied about a meeting where Bergrin...
NEW YORK (AP) — VH1 has celebrated pioneering women hip-hop stars Queen Latifah, Missy Elliot, Lil' Kim and Salt-N-Pepa in its Hip Hop Honors event, held amid the racial tension that has gripped the nation.
In accepting the honor Monday night, Latifah remarked that "racism is still alive and kicking, and we have to change that." Rapper Common used his appearance to praise Diamond Reynolds, the woman who livestreamed the aftermath of her boyfriend's fatal shooting by...