Happy Birthday, Will Smith!

Michael Kovac, Getty s Here’s a factoid that will surprise anybody under the age 12: Will Smith used to be a rapper. Not a theme song rapper, but a rapper rapper. Smith was Philly’s great hope in the late ’80s before becoming one the most bankable stars the past 20 years. He turns 49 years old today… Read More »

David Banner: ‘White Folks Got Black Folks So Petrified They Tell You How to Protest’ [VIDEO]

Bennett Ratlin, Getty s David Banner is undoubtedly one the most outspoken artists in music, and he naturally had something to say about the new wave protests that took place this weekend, after Trump called NFL players who kneeled during the anthem “sons b—es.” “Let me tell you something: If you’re protesting something, you don’t give… Read More »

Azealia Banks Slams Cardi B’s Success: ‘Black Industry Men Are Too Hype for This Latina Girl’

John Sciulli/Dimitrios Kambouris, Getty s Azealia Banks went on a lengthy Twitter rant about the success Cardi B and Cardi’s hit single “Bodak Yellow.” It was reported today (Sept. 25) that “Bodak Yellow” is the No. 1 song on the Billboard 200–the first No. 1 by a solo female rapper since Lauryn Hill‘s “Doo Wop… Read More »

Tamar Braxton Is Retiring to Save Her Marriage: ‘Protect What’s Important’ [VIDEO]

to TheBoombox on Tamar Braxton will release her final album, Bluebird Happiness, this Friday (Sept. 29). And yes, it will be her last. The R&B singer is retiring from the music game after an illustrious career entertaining fans. In an interview with ETOnline, Braxton was asked why is she stepping away from the microphone. “There… Read More »