The top-earning celebrity of 2013 doesn't even have a pulse.
Forbes released a list of the top-earning dead celebrities for this year, and the No.1 earner on the list, Michael Jackson, raked in a whopping $160 million from June 2012 to June 2013. Jackson easily trounced the No. 1 earner still living, Madonna, who earned only $125 million.
Young Scooter showed a ton of promise last year when his mixtape grind spawned "Colombia," the most notable single of his career, which in turned spawned an all-star remix with Rick Ross and Birdman. All seemed to be going well for the Atlanta rapper until his career was briefly derailed when he was booked on probation violation charges on April 8.
For XXL’s October/November issue, we featured the West Coast juggernaut TDE on our cover. With Kendrick Lamar leading the pack, his homies Ab-Soul, ScHoolboy Q and Jay Rock were right by his side representing Black Hippy.
Hours after the TDE cover hit the Internet, Soul tweeted that he wasn’t really feeling the cover. “If y’all keep printing “Kendrick… Continue
A mysterious Brooklyn ganja-giver committed random acts of kind kindness this week. Gawker reports that earlier this week a man found a poster with the message, “THESE ARE TOUGH TIMES. TAKE THIS WEED” taped to a subway wall in Brooklyn. And there was actually weed attached!…
Vanilla feels he broke sampling barriers and pushed rap into the mainstream in a recent interview with XXLmag.com.
"Sampling barriers, I broke down, they made a spectacle out of it and it made it okay for Puff Daddy and everybody else to go make music. They figured it out. There was nobody before me that I could use as a guideline. [i] took rap mainstream. I had the… Continue
The L.A. County D.A. will CLEAR CeeLo Green of charges he sexually assaulted a woman by allegedly slipping a drug in her drink. CeeLo will, however, be charged with the felony of furnishing ecstasy ... law enforcement sources tell TMZ.
TMZ sources say the D.A. will officially REJECT the sexual assault case this morning. A woman had claimed she and CeeLo went to…
Kanye West kicked off his 'Yeezus' tour in Seattle, WA on Saturday and as always, left people talking. The show, which reportedly started two hours late due to an equipment truck being stolen, lasted two hours. Ye' performed material from his six-album discography, including live debuts of "Yeezus" cuts ("Hold My Liquor," "I'm In It" and "Guilt…
Nas to possibly take part in "Illmatic" anniversary concert in 2014, reveals plans to release a repackaged version of the album.
With Nas’ eleventh studio album, Life Is Good, now well over a year behind him, the Queens rapper is currently at work crafting his next LP. While speaking with the Huffington Post, Nas spoke on the process of creating his next project and… Continue
The basketball player-turned-tight end experiment has worked out pretty well for some NFL teams — Drew Brees and Philip Rivers seem to enjoy throwing to Jimmy Graham and Antonio Gates, respectively — so whenever LeBron James mentions his love of football, general managers must let their minds wander and dream about having a 6-8, 250-pound tight end at their… Continue