The signed crown was a plastic prop from a party shop that was worn by the rapper Notorious B.I.G. in the iconic 1997 "King of New York" photograph, three days before his death.
Noa Toledo's high-rise dance routine sets her apart in a male-dominated industry and has made her a rising TikTok star.
French hip-hop's unique history has shaped urban culture, and now it's making sure that the youth of the country's long-neglected housing estates can join the Yellow Vest movement.
The rapper born Shawn Carter has accumulated a fortune that conservatively totals $1 billion, making him one of only a handful of entertainers to become a billionaire.
Once an underground style centred on live performance in New York's Bronx borough, rap and hip-hop are the most influential styles in contemporary music today.
Russian President Vladimir Putin believes that if he can't ban rap music outright, then he can at least control it.
American rapper Drake has become the most streamed artist of 2018 in both Apple Music and Spotify music lists.
Late musician XXXTentacion, 20, who was shot dead in an apparent robbery in Florida in June, earned two nods, including best new artist and best soul/R&B album for his debut release 17.
Two-time Grammy winner and renowned American DJ Diplo brings his Mad Decent Block Party to capital Islamabad, in a debut performance in the country.
Thousand fans of US rap group "Insane Clown Posse" descended on Washington alleging discrimination since the FBI labeled them gang members in a 2011 report.
MC Gaza grew up listening to American rapper Eminem. He began rapping when he was 13 and hopes for an international career one day.
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