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Tink And Timbaland Teach The ‘Ratchet Commandments’ (Video)

Check out Tink's latest music video for her Timbaland-produced track.


5 Ratchet Rap Happenings That Became Teachable Moments

This one time I stumbled on to some Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta and oh, my God, what was that? I remember a fiery exchange and then, before…


New Music: Hurricane Chris feat. Lil Boosie ‘Ratchet’

The original ratchet kid is back at it. Finally realizing that he needed to jump on the wave, Hurricane Chris tapped Lil' Boosie to join…


Interview: Lil’ Boosie On Pioneering The ‘Ratchet’ Sound And Why He Is Done With Drugs

Lil' Boosie is a changed man. That much is crystal clear. The same rapper who earned the nickname "Bad Azz" is now doing…


Premiere: Oiki ‘Ratchet’

Within the past year, we've seen 'ratchet' go through several different transformations. Beginning as a term to warn others of fake divas from the streets,…


Lupe Fiasco Previews New Song With Ty Dolla $ign

As the world waits for Lupe Fiasco to announce a release date for his upcoming album Tetsuo and Youth, he dropped off a little treat…


Download: Clinton Sparks ‘My Awesome Mixtape 4′

Clinton Sparks ignites the party and gets it cloudy like a tightly rolled Godfather at first "spark." The producer's explosive 36-track, third installment of the…


Miley Cyrus: ‘People Think I’m Just A Ratchet White Girl But I Work Really Hard’

Everything we think about Miley Cyrus is all wrong. She’s not ratchet, but rather just a reinvention of her former self. "I’m living…


Ol’ Dirty Bastard: Wu-Tang Clan Rapper Is The “Original Ratchet,” Says U-God

"Dirty is the original ratchet," charges Wu-Tang Clan's U-God. "People don't even know that." But, the world will soon when the late and…


Watch: Miley Cyrus Twerks On Stage for Juicy J

Hip-hop head Miley Cyrus embraced her inner ratchet on Saturday night (June 8) at the House of Blues in West Hollywood where Juicy J performed.


Free Music: Zeds Dead ‘Ratchet’ (Juicy J Bootleg)

Following a jam-packed weekend of festival and media appearances (check out the essential remix they debuted on BBC Radio 1), Canadian bass duo Zeds Dead…


Fly or Fail? Beyonce’s ‘Ratchet’ Earrings

The words "Beyoncé" and "ratchet" should usually never share a sentence, but King B let off a pic of gold door knocker earrings…


Turn Up! 5 Ratchet Rappers We Love

Ratchet rappers have been hogging up the stage and rotation since the ball dropped on 2012. While it may be easier…


NEW MUSIC: LL Cool J — “Ratchet”

ratch·et? ?[rach-it] noun 1. a toothed bar with which a pawl engages.


The 21 Most Ratchet Women of Black Reality TV

Reality television is the untamed woman's playground. Whether she arrived with her dignity well-sagged past the crack or had that easy to ignite, not-so-good side…