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On this day in 1934, the world-famous Apollo Theater opened in its current home on West 125th Street in Harlem as the go-to venue for Black performers to make a name for themselves.

As fans left Drake's first-ever concert at Harlem's Apollo Theater on Sunday (Jan. 22), they were shocked to find over a dozen NYPD officers recording outside the venue. Naturally, Twitter users voiced their concerns over the controversial move, wondering if this was another example of the "Hip-Hop Police" spying on popular rap artists and their fans. 

On January 7th in Memphis, Tennessee, a routine traffic stop turned deadly after Nichols was pulled over for reckless driving. After things took a turn for the worse, Nichols was beaten to the point of hospitalization. He died three days later.

Kobe Bryant, and his daughter Gigi, are honored today via Twitter under the trend, RIP Bean, on the third anniversary of their death. The post RIP Bean: Fans Honor Kobe Bryant & Gigi Bryant On 3rd Anniversary Of Their Passing appeared first on The Latest Hip-Hop News, Music and Media | Hip-Hop Wired.

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott and longtime girlfriend Natalie Buffett  have called it quits after two years of dating, Page Six reports. Multiple sources have confirmed the couple split around March 2022 and have kept it under the radar. Prescott  has allegedly been casually dating. The 29-year-old Cowboys quarterback and Buffett, 25, began seem to have […]

Jay-Z is, without a doubt, one of Hip-Hop’s greatest living artists and if he’s in a fan’s top 10 list, it would be difficult to argue against it. After retired NBA great Jamal Crawford said that Hov’s impact on Hip-Hop is bigger than Eminem’s, 50 Cent offered some slight pushback by way of an Instagram […] The post Jamal Crawford Says Jay-Z Has Bigger Impact On Hip-Hop Than Eminem, 50 Cent Disagrees appeared first on The Latest Hip-Hop News, Music and Media | Hip-Hop Wired.

Till, the highly-praised film documenting the life and tragic lynching of Chicago teenager Emmett Till in Mississippi in 1955, as well as his mother Mamie Till-Mobley's fight for justice, received ZERO nominations. Now, Till's family is expressing their sadness over the Oscars overlooking this pivotal story in American history. 

As ABC continues its internal investigation into the elicit affair between Good Morning America's 3rd-hour hosts, Amy Robach and TJ Holmes, new reports are suggesting that Robach is now feeling some type of way about the revelation that Holmes has hooked up with other colleagues and subordinates. 

El Chapo’s money was longer than we all thought. It is alleged he had Mexico’s top crime fighter, García Luna, on his payroll. The post El Chapo Had Mexico’s Top Police Officer On His Payroll; Allegedly appeared first on The Latest Hip-Hop News, Music and Media | Hip-Hop Wired.

On Tuesday, Angela Bassett was nominated for an Oscar in the category of Best Supporting Actress for her role as Queen Ramonda in 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.' Bassett is considered to be the favorite to win after recently winning the Critics Choice and Golden Globe Awards. The post Angela Bassett Scores 2023 Oscar Nod For ‘Wakanda Forever’ appeared first on The Latest Hip-Hop News, Music and Media | Hip-Hop Wired.

Pimp C almost wasn't on "Big Pimpin" due to a misunderstanding with a Jay-Z lyric and his loyalty to Tupac Shakur. The post Pimp C Almost Declined “Big Pimpin” Verse Due To Misunderstanding With Jay-Z Lyric appeared first on The Latest Hip-Hop News, Music and Media | Hip-Hop Wired.

Bieber isn't the only artist to sell off their work lately, and Hipgnosis isn't the only company buying them up. In the last few years, high-profile acts like Future, Lil Wayne, Justine Timberlake, and even Bruce Springsteen and Phil Collins have all flipped their old music for fresh cash.