Just Because: Tamar Slaying Some Live Vocals

The baby Braxton is always good for some live shenanigans.  We can't wait to see what type of funny and foolishness she brings to RuPaul's Drag Race on Friday.  Tiyon Christian aka TC was on hand to catch her live show.  Check it out below. 

Porn Star Claims She's Carrying Drake's Baby

A former porn star says she carrying Drake's baby.  Drake must be working on his street cred.  From TMZ:

A woman who was hanging out with Drake after his split with Jennifer Lopez claims she's pregnant with his baby and she says she has text messages to prove it.  Drake however, is calling BS.

Fax Gate: Aretha Franklin Says She Was Not Whitney Houston's Godmother

Aretha Franklin is not here for any rewrites of history, even those including Whitney Houston. She recently proved this when she faxed, yes faxed, the associated press a letter claiming that she was not Whitney Houston's godmother and Dionne Warwick was a liar and a snake.

Summer Playlist: The Yellowboy Chronicles By Mr. Bouvier

Ever wonder what it would sound like if Leela James and Tank had a R&B love child and that child could sang?  You would get Mr. Bouvier and his debut album The Yellowboy Chonicles.  There are a number of reasons he's on our summer playlist, 9 to be exact.  We've been bumping this since it debuted back in January and if you haven't given it a listen you're truly living beneath your rights.  

Favorite Track: Sex With My Ex

Best Track: Just Say Yes

Frank Ocean Releases New Track "Lens"

The King of surprise releases is back with another one just days after releasing a new track with Jay Z.  Readily available on Apple Music, with Travis Scott’s remix remaining on SoundCloud for the time being, “Lens,” is a somber, slow-paced song, with the majority of its backing beat being kept to a bare minimum, allowing for Ocean’s distinctive vocals to dominate in an all too familiar fashion.

Enjoy the tracks below.

Nicki Minaj Drops Video For "No Frauds" With Drake and Lil Wayne

NIcki Minaj has finally released the video to her Remy Ma diss response "No Frauds" featuring Drake and Lil Wayne.  This is probably one of Nicki's most visually pleasing videos to date and it looks like they spared no expense.  Also in tow are Drake and Lil Wayne making this a mini Cash Money Young Money reunion.  

Currently its only streaming on Tidal so go ahead and hop on that free trail.  

Kendrick Finally Drops DAMN.

Kendrick Lamar has finally dropped his much anticipated DAMN., his fourth studio album, on streaming services shortly after midnight on the east coast Friday, hours after it leaked online and about an hour after pre-orders popped up on his fans' phones.

DAMN. follows To Pimp A Butterfly (2015) and good kid, m.A.A.d. city (2012), both pieces so ambitious and varied, richly envisioned and perfectly executed that Lamar could have retired a legend based on them alone. Expectations are justifiably high. Oh, and... U2? (Yes, U2.)

Mykki Blanco Explores HIV Stimgma In New Video Hideaway

Rapper, performance artist, and activist Mykki Blanco released her debut studio album, 'Mykki,' in late 2016. Now, in collaboration with director Daisy Zhou, she's turning a standout track, "Hideaway," into an artful examination of the effect of HIV stigma on romantic partnerships on the occasion of National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. 

Jam Of The Week: Rico Escabar's "Ricky and Clyde" Puts Gay Twist On Old Song

Rico Escobar's 'Ricky and Clyde' proves all you need in this life of sin, is someone who'll be down for you regardless of their gender.  We're thinkging this is going to be our new summer jam, the beat goes hard, Rico has bars,  and his story telling really paints a picture of what life is like for Ricky and Clyde.  Give it a listen below and be sure to check out more or Rico's music here: https://soundcloud.com/TheRicoEscobar

Chris Brown and Lil Wayne Being Investigated By Feds In Narcotics Trial

Lil Wayne and Chris Brown may be headed back to court after getting caught up in a federal investigation into Producer Harrison Garcia's drug activities. 

TMZ Reports: 

Chris Brown and Lil Wayne are now reportedly targets of a federal drug investigation involving thousands of dollars of narcotics, including lean.

The probe was triggered by a criminal drug trial involving Miami music producer Harrison Garcia who allegedly sent texts to people acknowledging and even bragging he sold drugs to the 2 rappers.