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Past articles by Brian:

Ari Lennox Tearfully Addresses Troll Who Called Her & Teyana Taylor 'Rottweilers'

"I'm not fucking with that shit at all," said Lennox. "Why are you so comfortable tearing down Black women and no other race? Look around. When are Hispanic women ever compared to dogs? When do they do that? When do they do that to White women?" → Read More

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib To Release 'Bandana Beats' Instrumental Album

The project is one of two Madlib releases for January 2020. → Read More

XXXTENTACION's Mom Sues ‘Look At Me’ Producer Jimmy Duval

X's mother doesn't plan on coughing up a single penny. → Read More

O.T. Genasis Uses Keyshia Cole's Lyrics To Respond To Her Copyright Claim

O.T. Genasis subtlety digs back at Keyshia Cole on Instagram. → Read More

The-Dream Grants Fan’s Request To Extend ‘Cedes-Benz’ Single — & Then Pusha T Steps In

Pusha T trolls The-Dream on Instagram for a Phantom. → Read More

JAY-Z’s ‘Marcy Me’ Video Helped Recruit Adam Sandler For ‘Uncut Gems’

The Safide Brothers discuss how JAY-Z's "Marcy Me" video recruited Adam Sandler for 'Uncut Gems.' → Read More

Nia Long Gets Nas’ Attention With 'Illmatic' Instagram Photo Shoot

Nia Long posted 3 consecutive photos of her rocking a sweater with what appears to be a XXL cover featuring Nasty Nas. → Read More

The Game Recalls Pulling Gun On Suge Knight & '60 Gangsters'

In an interview with Nick Cannon on Power 106 FM in Los Angeles, The Game Recalls Pulling Gun On Suge Knight When He Was 60 Deep. → Read More

Wiz Khalifa Cracks YouTube’s Top 10 Videos Of The Decade

With 4,324,374,180 views as of press time, Wiz Khalifa's "See You Again" featuring Charlie Puth is number 3 on YouTube's list of most-watched videos of the 2010s. → Read More

Interview: Rubi Rose Talks Juggling Both A Hip Hop & College Career

The HitCo artist is leading the next wave of female rappers for 2020. → Read More

French Montana Ordered To 1-Month Bedrest Amid New Album Drop

French Montana has been released from the hospital, but doctors are ordering at least 30 more days of bedrest. → Read More

Ashanti Joins Omarion's Millennium Tour 2020

Grammy Award winning singer and 2000s R&B staple Ashanti will be joining the Millennium Tour 2020. → Read More

J Boog Calls Lil Fizz “Corny” Over Apryl Jones Relationship

J Boog took to the comment secion of The Shade Room's Instagram post involving Lil Fizz, calling his former bandmate corny. → Read More

Queen Key Says 600 Breezy Got Her Pregnant With Triplets

Queen Key announces that 600 Breezy is the father to her unborn triplets. Meanwhile, Breezy's new girl Sky doesn't know where the negativity is coming from. → Read More

Flipp Dinero Drops 'Love For Guala' Album

Brooklyn native Flipp Dinero has dropped his debut album Love For Guala. For Dinero, the term guala doubles as an acronym for “God’s Unique Accolade Life Acquired.” The 13-track project is a follow up to his 2017 EP The Guala Way and features the hit double platinum hit “Leave Me Alone.” In celebration of the album release, the We The Best Music Group rapper also unveiled the music video for… → Read More

Not Over It: Summer Walker Laughs At Becoming A Rigid Meme

Summer Walker takes to Instagram to laugh at a hilarious collection of memes that have surfaced from her photo on the red carpet at the Soul Train Awards. → Read More

Alicia Keys Returns To Host Grammys In 2020

Alicia Keys will be brought back to host the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards in 2020. → Read More

03 Greedo & Kenny Beats Announce "Netflix & Deal" Album

03 Greedo and Kenny Beats have joined forces for "Netflix & Deal," a 13-track project set to release on November 22. → Read More

Lizzo Fires Back With "Truth Hurts" Lawsuit Of Her Own

Lizzo has sued two songwriters who accused her of denying them credit with the hit single "Truth Hurts." → Read More

Missy Elliott Says Timbaland First Called Her "Work It" Verse "Wack"

MIssy Elliott and producer Timbaland have known each other since high school. The two are so open with each other that Timbaland dissed Missy's first verse in "Work It." → Read More