Watch Megan Thee Stallion & DaBaby Perform At The BET Hip-Hop Awards

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Megan-Thee-Stallion-and-DaBabyLast month, Houston rap sensation Megan Thee Stallion performed two tracks — her radio-targeted Nicki Minaj/Ty Dolla $ign collab “Hot Girl Summer” and her surprise-hit deep cut “Cash Shit” — on The Tonight Show. She brought fellow freshman rap star DaBaby out to do his “Cash Shit” guest verse, and he … More »

Watch Erykah Badu, BlocBoy JB, An Anti-XXXTentacion Vic Mensa, And More Rap In BET Hip-Hop Awards Cyphers

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Erykah-Badu-in-BET-CypherLast night, BET aired its annual Hip-Hop Awards. The show featured performances from big names like Cardi B, YG, A$AP Rocky, Lil Pump, and Gucci Mane, among others. But as ever, the best reason to watch was the annual collection of Cyphers — the random groups of big and small rappers doing whatever they could … More »

Vic Mensa’s XXXTentacion Diss Censored At 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards

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Vic Mensa’s much-discussed XXXTentacion diss aired during tonight’s broadcast of the 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards, but the slain artist’s name was curiously absent. Mensa delivered lyrics criticizing rappers with histories of domestic violence during a cypher with Taylor Bennett, G Herbo, and Nick Grant. “Only time you bear arms is in a wife beater, … More »

Vic Mensa Calls Out XXXTentacion Supporters, Rap’s Embrace Of Abusers

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Vic-MensaOne of the shittiest things about rap music lately has been the genre’s willingness to embrace artists who have been accused or convicted of abusing women. Accused abusers like Kodak Black, and convicted ones like 6ix9ine, have had huge hits, and A-list artists have been happy to collaborate with them. And the late XXXTentacion presents … More »