Kendrick Lamar’s scathing ‘Humble’ video leads MTV VMA nominations
26 July 2017 | 4:58 am
Rapper Kendrick Lamar and Katy Perry lead the pack with nominations for the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards.
1 Apr 2019
Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed outside his clothing store in south Los Angeles on Sunday.
17 May 2019
DJ Khaled donating proceeds from Nipsey Hussle song to late rapper's kids Khaled took to Twitter to announce that a track he had worked on with the later rapper, "Higher," would be released. DJ Khaled, via Twitter DJ Khaled, via Twitter Khaled went on to reveal his intentions for releasing the song. DJ Khaled, via Twitter DJ Khaled, via Twitter
4 Jul 2019
Celebrities have rallied around US rapper Lil Nas X after he came out at the end of June. While the "Old Town Road" artist's announcement garnered a lot of support online, he has also faced a barrage of homophobic abuse.
22 Aug 2019
Shots were fired and several people injured overnight as a group of assailants armed with guns and baseball bats stormed the set of a music video by controversial French rapper Booba, a police source told AFP Wednesday.
17 Oct 2019
In a recent joint interview on ‘expediTIously,’ Chance the Rapper and Cardi B spoke to T.I. about President Donald Trump.
9 Dec 2019
Rising US rap star Juice Wrld died on Sunday aged 21. According to Variety, he died shortly after suffering a seizure at Chicago's Midway airport.
17 Feb 2020
On Feb. 13, Nickelodeon confirmed Chance the Rapper as the host of the Kids' Choice Awards on March 22, 2020.
19 Mar 2020
Katy Perry has won an appeal over her 'Dark Horse' plagiarism lawsuit after she originally lost the fight with Christian rapper Flame and was ordered to pay out millions of dollars.
30 Apr 2020
Gilbert Bani popularly known by his stage name A-Q, is a Nigerian rapper and songwriter. He spoke to GuardianTV about rap in Nigeria, his album project, and how his relationship with other rappers.
15 May 2020
Chart-topping pop star Katy Perry has revealed she has cried "when just doing simple tasks" during her pregnancy.
7 Sep 2020
Dr. Dre's estranged wife Nicole Young has accused the rap mogul of having "abusive control" over her throughout their 24-year marriage.
5 Oct 2020
The German-Tunisian woman was detained earlier this year after a cellphone provided fresh evidence about her time in Syria. She had married two IS fighters, one of whom was rapper-turned-extremist Denis Cuspert.
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How strong is the West's resolve when it comes to Ukraine? A steady diet of diplomacy is so far failing to lift the uncertainty over Vladimir Putin's true intentions when it comes to those 100,000 troops amassed at the border.
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Two sources say Alpha Conde, who was ousted as Guinea's president in a September coup, left the country on Monday for a medical check up. Guinea's former president Alpha Conde has left the country for a medical check up, two sources have said, without revealing his destination.
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Shares in Sony slumped more by than 10 percent in Tokyo on Wednesday on news of Microsoft's $75 billion deal to buy the video games maker Activision Blizzard. Investors fear the acquisition could mean popular titles like Call of Duty would be moved exclusively to Microsoft platforms. FRANCE 24's Business Editor Stephen Carroll examines the consequences of the deal for the companies involved, and their rivals.
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Kazakhstan's Foreign Minister Mukhtar Tileuberdi granted an interview to FRANCE 24. Earlier this month, peaceful protests against a hike in energy prices in Kazakhstan sparked a brutal crackdown, backed up by military support from Russian-led troops. The official death toll stands at 225, but human rights groups believe it to be much higher. Tileuberdi said the Kazakhstani authorities were ready to share "proof" with the international community that there were foreign terrorists among the "armed militants". So far, witnesses on the ground have not backed up this claim.
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Brent crude topped $88 a barrel in Tuesday trading, its highest level since October 2014 - creating a further potential headache for squeezed UK consumers if the increase is passed on to petrol pumps.
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We bring you the latest from the Africa Cup of Nations, where Senegal have finished top of their group, while four-time champions Ghana have crashed out of the tournament. But first, Mozambique's Defence and Security forces (FDS) say they have captured one of the leaders of the jihadist insurgency that's wreaked havoc in the region of Cabo Delgado. Also, shops were shuttered and streets barricaded in Khartoum after at least seven people were killed in protests on Monday in Sudan. And we see how Tanzania's first Netflix film "Binti" gives women a voice.