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Allen Iverson Is Hip-Hop’s Gift To The NBA

Allen Iverson is the underdog that we all love — or love to hate. Since exploding into the NBA in 1996 with the Philadelphia 76ers, the Newport News, Virginia native has…

What If Nia Long Had To Pick Between J. Cole, Drake And Kendrick Lamar

We can’t even begin to count the number of rappers who have name dropped celebs on songs as an attempt to gain their attention. However, J Cole’s Nia Long shoutout on…

Is Kanye West Crying Out For Help? Investigating Hip-Hop & Mental Health

Picture the moment the late Michael Jackson once dangled his infant son over a balcony above a crowd of stunned paparazzi and common spectators and replay it like a…

Roll Call: 15 Rappers To Check For In 2015

We can’t knock anyone’s hustle… but there’s been more than a few occasions when VIBE had to seriously ponder the question: does hip-hop have enough rappers?! Yeah, yeah…

Azealia Banks And Action Bronson Engage In Twitter Spat

Azealia Banks and Action Bronson are the latest artists to engage in a Twitter spat. After a fan on the social media site posed a question to the “212” lyricist on…

Celebrity Beefs Resurrected

These days, celebrity beef is the only thing that is omnipresent in the hip hop world. Witnessing these rap rivalries play out—on World Star or social media—can be…

Meek Mill and Other Celebrities That Rep Philly

Meek Mill is a rapper at the top of his game, but no matter how high his diligence takes him, he always remembers where he came from. The Philly-native turns…