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T-Pain Is Asking For Help To Find His Niece's Killer 

Yesterday morning, T-Pain's niece was stabbed at a Walgreen's in Tallahassee, Florida. MissInfo reports, "We regret to inform that T-Pain‘s niece Javona Glover was fatally stabbed this morning (Aug 30) at a Tallahassee Walgreens drugstore on Ocala. Upon arrival to the crime scene, officers found the

Tyler the Creator Has Landed His Own TV Show 

Tyler the Creator has landed his own TV show on Viceland. The outspoken rapper is no stranger to TV land, having led the Odd Future TV show Loiter Squad, which ran for three seasons between March 25, 2012 – July 17, 2014 on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim, The Hollywood Reporter says that VICE's new

Selena Gomez Taking Hiatus Due To Lupus Symptoms 

Selena Gomez is stepping away from the spotlight to deal with side effects of her lupus diagnosis. The singer-actress has been dealing with "anxiety, panic attacks, and depression." She has just wrapped up her Revival World Tour. Gomez told People, "As many of you know, around a year ago I revealed

Watch Die Antwoord's New Video "Banana Brain" 

Die Antwoord have premiered the first official video, "Banana Brain" from their upcoming album 'MOUNT NINJI AND DA NICE TIME KID'. The video tells a story as old as time itself, in hypothesis Ninja outlines the plot "A young girl sneaks out to a party with an unusual thug rap-raver boy and has the

Wild Nothing Talks "Life Of Pause" 

Jack Tatum's project Wild Nothing is currently enjoying the success of the recent album Life Of Pause, the third studio album since 2010's captivating debut, Gemini. Deceptively delicate sonic layers dress a lyrical spectrum of personal perspectives and universal issues, Life of Pause develops the

Anderson .Paak And Lil Yachty Debate  

Anderson .Paak and Lil Yachty appear to be exchanging twitter blows in a debate about hip hop history. Speaking in a recent interview with Billboard Yachty said that his "whole vibe is different" from other rappers, before saying that he "honestly couldn't name five songs" by the Notorious B.I.G or

Drake Details New Video Project "Please Forgive Me" 

Drake has revealed details about his forthcoming video project, "Please Forgive Me". The short film will be released on September 30th and be directed by Drake and Anthony Mandler. It will also feature a score from Noah "40" Shebib. Complex reported, "In two posts on Instagram Sunday night, Drake

Taylor Swift Skips MTV VMAs, Attends Jury Duty 

Taylor Swift was unable to attend Sunday night's MTV Video Music Awards because she was busy reporting for jury duty in Nashville, Tennessee. Nashville NBC affiliate WSMV reported, "Swift was considered for a case involving charges of aggravated rape, aggravated kidnapping and domestic assault.

Damon Dash Planning Roc-A-Fella Records TV Drama 

Damon Dash, co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records has promised to make a ‘brutally honest' TV drama about the breakup of one of the most important music industry dynasties in recent years. The breakup occurred when Jay Z split with business partners Kareem "Biggs" Burke, and Damon Dash in 2005. The