From party anthems to political critique, hip-hop had everything in 2014. Newcomers held their own while OGs proved that rap is anything but dead. To top it off, we even got a surprise album or two. Vote for Hip-Hop Album of the Year in the 2015 The Boombox Fan Choice Awards.
It's that time of year. A partial list of nominees for the 2015 Grammy Awards were announced on Friday morning (Dec. 5), and right from the jump, Beyonce, Sam Smith and Pharrell Williams are in the running for the coveted trophy.
Saginaw hosted rapper Lecrae for a concert recently and I am disappointed that I missed it. Thankful to YouTube, I didn't miss him lyrically smashing the 'Five Fingers of Death' freestyle challenge on Sway in the Morning.
It may have been a huge smash for her this year, but now she's getting sued for it. Pop star Katy Perry is being taken to court by rappers Lecrae and Flame for allegedly stealing the beat from their song 'Joyful Noise' and using it in her chart-topping hit 'Dark Horse.'