The One Passage You Must Read From Ta-Nehisi Coates' Essay on Kanye West
Coates’ latest piece for The Atlantic frames the musician’s high-profile support for President Donald Trump as a quest for “White freedom.”
WATCH: Funny or Die 'Casts' Trump Family and Friends in 'Get Out' Parody
The video features clips of Donald Trump, his family and surrogate Ben Carson spliced into the trailer for “Get Out.” We’ll let you decide if it’s scarier than the original.
Kanye West Does Not Speak for People of Color [OP-ED]
The superstar who once blurted out that President George W. Bush didn’t care about Black people met with President-Elect Donald Trump to discuss “multicultural issues” today. Herewith, a PSA.
Kanye West Tweets About His Meeting With Donald Trump
West shocked the world by meeting with Trump during one of his first public appearances since his release from UCLA Medical Center.
Beyoncé, Kanye West and More Artists of Color Score Grammy Noms
Beyoncé leads the pack with nine nominations, including three in the song, record and album of the year categories.
After Writing Rap Hits, Can This Queer Female MC Break Into the Mainstream?
Pitchfork profiled Gizzle, a rapper and songwriter who has co-authored verses for rap superstars like Kanye West and Ty Dolla $ign, as she makes a play for stardom.
Watch Jay Pharoah in These 5 Legendary 'SNL' Sketches
Pharoah will not return to “Saturday Night Live” this fall.
Kanye West Interview: America is 'Numb' to Police, Gun Violence
In a new interview with the BBC’s Radio 1, the multihyphenate commented on police violence and his 2020 presidential run.
Beyoncé Leads MTV's VMAs Pack With 11 Nominations
Bey earned nominations for several videos from her groundbreaking visual album “Lemonade,” including “Freedom” and “Sorry.”
Rise Up and Cool Out With the Best Liberation Jams of the Moment
From Bey to ‘Ye, famous to underground, these uplifting and message-driven bangers from the first half of 2016 perfectly score any midsummer gathering.
Former Das Racist Member Kool A.D. Talks Police Violence, Writing and Kanye West
The ever irreverent MC, writer and artist just dropped a new EP, ”Real Talk.”
Kanye West Releases 'The Life of Pablo' Amid Controversy, Debt
West just asked Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to invest $1 billion in him, despite his debt. How did we get here?
Yasiin Bey Announces Retirement, Details Treatment in South Africa in 10-Minute Message on Kanye West's Website
The artist formerly known as Mos Def also announced an upcoming album and detailed aspects of his recent arrest.
What's On Our Radar for 2016
Peep the music, TV, films and other treats we’re excited about this year so far.
4 Tracks That Prove David Bowie's Influence on Hip-Hop
The trailblazing artist died yesterday, January 10, at the age of 69.
3 Questions for Scott ‘CHOPS’ Jung, Asian-American Hip-Hop Ceiling-Breaker
Prolific producer Jung was a member of Mountain Brothers, the first Asian-American hip-hop group signed to a major label.
3 Dope Videos in Celebration of A Tribe Called Quest’s Reunion Tonight
A Tribe Called Quest will kick it on “The Tonight Show”—tonight.
Kanye West Performs at DNC Fundraiser, Gets 'Campaign' Advice From President Obama
No longer calling West a “jackass,” the President Barack Obama had some quips for the presidential hopeful.
Relive Kanye's Real-Talk 'George Bush' Moment, 10 Years Later
Never forget: Kanye West’s speech at NBC’s Katrina telethon started with a condemnation of the media’s subtle racism and ended with his indictment of then-president George W. Bush.
Maryland College Student Launches 'Ready For Kanye' Political Action Committee
Says chair Eugene Craig III, a Republican: “A party that can openly accept Donald Trump has room for Kanye West.”