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Missy Elliott

Missy Elliott Talks Women Rappers, 'WTF' Influences and More in New Interview

Buzz 09:08AM EDT

Music fans across the world are thrilled to see that Missy Elliott is back, and just as good as ever. The massively influential female rapper has made great strides for women in the industry, and released a plethora of fantastic material along the way. Although she had taken a hiatus in recent years, Missy Elliott released "WTF ft. Pharell Wiliams" in a momentous return-to-form that had many in the industry buzzing. Further, her Super Bowl halftime performance let fans know that she hadn't lost a bit of her power in the years she took off. In a new interview with Billboard, Elliott discusses her influence over popular female rappers such as Nicki Minaj, and the state of women in this industry.READ MORE

Nicki Minaj at A+E Networks 'Shining A Light' Concert

Nicki Minaj Gives Maya Angelou’s 'Still I Rise' a Powerful Reading at A&E Concert Special

Buzz 17:17PM EDT

Nicki Minaj may be best known for her rapping prowess, but that has translated well to her poetry reading abilities. On Friday night (Nov. 20), A&E will air the concert special Shining A Light: A Concert for Progress on Race in America, in hopes to bring this country's racial relations to the forefront. And, in a teaser for the program, the "Anaconda" rapper recites the classic Maya Angelou poem "Still I Rise," and does so with a sense of dignity and power.READ MORE

TIDAL X: Jay-Z B-sides in NYC

Tupac Shakur not on Billboard's '10 Greatest Rappers of All Time' List?

Buzz 09:07AM EDT

Billboard Magazine has released its list of the "10 Greatest Rappers of All Time," including Kendrick Lamar, Andre 3000 and Lil Wayne, though they conspicuously left off iconic rapper Tupac Shakur.READ MORE

Recording artist Nicki Minaj performs during the 2015 Billboard Music Awards

Nicki Minaj Fans Say Dump Meek Mill: Rapper is Better Off Without Boyfriend

Buzz 15:29PM EDT

After Nicki Minaj's recent disappearance from social media, fans are beginning to speculate that she is trying to avoid criticism regarding her relationship with rapper Meek Mill.READ MORE

2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival - Night 1 - Show

Did Nicki Minaj Disappear? Rapper Conspicuously Absent From Social Media

Buzz 21:24PM EDT

Nicki Minaj who is usually very active online, has been conspicuously absent from social media/press interviews in the last week leading some to wonder where she disappeared to.READ MORE

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Eminem's New Video Game 'Shady Wars' Can Now Be Downloaded on iTunes and Google Play

Buzz 15:14PM EDT

Eminem has entered the video game business with a new venture, "Shady Wars," which is now available on iTunes and Google Play.READ MORE

TIDAL X: 1020 Amplified by HTC - Show

Nicki Minaj Blasts Halloweener for Bill Cosby Costume

Buzz 15:07PM EDT

Nicki Minaj is the Queen of Halloween. However, every year, tasteless trick-or-treaters dress up in a host of offensive costumes. From blackface and cultural reappropriation to the mocking of recently deceased icons. Accordingly, for the current rap royalty this year, someone took it too far. According to VH1, Nicki Minaj was not pleased to see an Instagram user dressed up as Bill Cosby with a limp man in drag pretending to be one of the alleged rape victims.READ MORE

2015 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival - Weekend 1 - Day 3

DJ Drama's Ex-Wife Summer P. Walker Spills on More Meek Mill, Drake Beef

Buzz 23:00PM EDT

DJ Drama's ex-wife Summer P. Walker tells of how the popular producer gave the reference tracks he had planned for Drake to Meek Mill. This comes after a slew of marital issues between the two.READ MORE

Nicki Minaj attends 2015 MTV VMAs

Meek Mill Wants Nicki Minaj And Lil Kim To Collaborate: "They'd Own Rap"

Buzz 09:07AM EDT

Hollywood Life reports that Meek Mill is extremely enthusiastic about the idea of a collaboration between his 32-year-old girlfriend and current "Queen of Hip Hop" Nicki Minaj and her rival and former rap royalty, Lil Kim, saying their work together would "own rap."READ MORE

Beyonce, Nicki Minaj

Beyonce, Nicki Minaj Face Off in Behind-the-Scenes Tidal X: 1020 Footage

Buzz 17:30PM EDT

Nicki Minaj and Beyoncé stormed the stage at the Barclay's Center on Oct. 20 for a performance of their collaboration track, "Feelin Myself" during the Tidal X: 1020 event. Now, the duo has shared exclusive, behind-the-scenes clips of the pop singer and the rapper having an "ice grill" face off just hours ahead of the Brooklyn gig.READ MORE

Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill

Nicki Minaj's Barbs Troll Meek Mill Relentlessly & Plead With Her to Dump Him

Buzz 22:14PM EDT

Earlier this week, "Wanna Know" rapper Meek Mill used social media yet again to call out fellow MMG labelmate Wale for sharing his opinion on the beef that transpired between him and Drake over the summer. Subsequently, Nicki Minaj's "barbs" have now taken to Twitter to troll Mill relentlessly and plead with the superstar to dump him.READ MORE

 Beyonce and Nicki Minaj perform onstage during TIDAL X: 1020 at Barclays Center on October 20, 2015

TIDAL X 1020 Live Review: Beyonce, Jay Z, Meek Mill, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj Take Over Brooklyn

Reviews 13:02PM EDT

Jay Z's streaming service TIDAL put on its biggest live performance yet when it took over Barclays Center with just about every act that has signed to its list of artist owner roster and more. Flexing their muscle and influence over the music industry, Jay Z and co were able to get Beyoncé, Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross, Meek Mill, French Montana, Usher, Nas, Nick Jonas, Fabolous and plenty more.READ MORE

Beyonce & Jay Z

Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne & Prince Headline Tidal X Concert, Ticket Prices Soar

Buzz 14:21PM EDT

Jay-Z's newly launched global streaming service, Tidal, hit 1 million subscribers last month. Now, the rapper will be celebrating the milestone with a massive charity concert called Tidal X on October 20 at The Barclays Center in Brooklyn. In true Jay-Z fashion, the concert will include an entourage of the biggest artists in the world including Jay-Z's wife Beyoncé, Prince, Usher, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, T.I., Damien Marley, Fabulous, Thomas Rhett, Indochina, DJ Cipha Sounds and DJ Reflex. Tickets to Tidal X, which went on sale to the general public on September 30, have skyrocketed well over the face-value price.READ MORE

The Weeknd The Hills Eminem, Nicki Minaj Remixes

Eminem, Nicki Minaj Remix The Weeknd 'The Hills'

Buzz 17:08PM EDT

The Weeknd's "The Hills" has had remarkable legs in 2015, outlasting fellow Beauty Behind The Madness summer smash "Can't Feel My Face" on the charts and topping it even after being released as a single in May. This is being helped along by two new remixes by Nicki Minaj and Eminen.READ MORE

The Weeknd

The Weeknd, Nicki Minaj Perform 'The Hills' Remix on 'Saturday Night Live' [WATCH]

Buzz 12:33PM EDT

For the Amy Schumer-hosted episode of 'Saturday Night Live,' The Weeknd obliged as the show's musical guest, ready to reveal a total of three surprises for his 'SNL' appearance. Before Abel Tesfaye stpped foot on stage, he unveiled two 'Beauty Behind the Madness' remix tracks for his smash hit "The Hills"--one boasting the rapping talents of Eminem and the other, Nicki Minaj. The 'Pinkprint' singer then surprisingly showed up onstage to assist the Weeknd on the latest take of Billboard Hot 100's current number one track.READ MORE

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