Kendrick forgot about Macklemore. After winning Billboard’s Top Rap Song Award for “Thrift Shop” in May, he takes home the video music award for Best Hip-Hop video. Thanks to “Can’t Hold Us,” Macklemore won a KAWS Moonman (that Drake will have to pay $200 million Canadian dollars to buy from him) against Kendrick [“Swimming Pools (Drank)”], J. Cole [“Power Trip”], A$AP Rocky [“F**kin’ Problems”] and Drake [“Started From the Bottom”]. He also won a KAWS Moonman for Best Video With A Social Message with “Same Love.” See the videos that won after the jump!
“Me and Hov would’ve never put out Watch the Throne if this ni**a wasn’t putting pressure on us like that.” – Kanye West on Drake After hearing Kanye’s words once he brought him out to perform, Drake “clicked out” and was unsure if it was real or not. Courtesy of Revolt, see the rest of the interview and some of the performance after the jump.
Hova premiered “Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film” on HBO, yet before that aired, the newest “Real Time With Bill Maher” episode was televised, which included an appearance from Hova. See it after the jump.
As everyone knows by now, Kevin Durant signed with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports yesterday. Rihanna sent a special message to KD welcoming him to the ROC fam. Check it out…
Is Jigga dropping a new track? Is he buying Roc-A-Fella back? My guess is none of the above. Chances are at 9:15 EST on June 16th, during game 5 between the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs, Hovito will just be confirming his allegiance with Samsung, which has been heavily rumored, via a brand new commercial. Tune in. Turn up the volume. Source: Life + Times
Kay Cole, Kendrick Lamar, and Ibrahim “IB” Hamad have taken part in Cole’s Bornsinner.com series. For the fourth installment, Queens native and current Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Kevin “KO” Ogletree highlights his pains and gains. Check out the visual after the jump.