Love in a Mixtape

Back in 1988, we still looked up movie show times in newspapers, we still were shocked by the Iran-Contra affair on television, and we still made mixtapes on audio cassettes....more

Why, Why, Why: Lil' Kim Beheads Nicki Minaj on Black Friday Cover

During an interview in November, Nicki Minaj called rapper Lil’ Kim a “has been” -- among other things. Clearly Kim isn’t taking the jab well. On the cover of her new mixtape Black Friday, released on Valentine's Day, is an image of a beheaded and dismembered Minaj in a pool of blood with an obviously victorious Kim holding a bloody sword. ...more

Hip hop hasn't been the same since the days of YoYo, Salt and Pepa and Latifah. Line crossed. ...more