Houston Rap Legend Scarface Running for Houston City Council

Photo: Bob Levey (Getty Images for UrbanDaddy) After spending the past 30-plus years as your favorite rapper’s favorite rapper, rap legend Scarface is putting down the mic to run for Houston city council. The 48-year-old rapper, who was born Brad Jordan, teased the announcement on Instagram last week when he asked “Should I run for…

Self-Made: Jay-Z Officially Named Hip-Hop’s First Billionaire

It’s official – Forbes has declared Jay-Z hip-hop’s first billionaire. Hov has reportedly accumulated a fortune that totals $1 billion, making him the first musician in hip-hop to do so. He is also one of only a few entertainers to achieve that feat. According to Forbes, Jay’s empire was built through various deals in liquor…

Nipsey Hussle’s Memorial Was a Celebration of African Spirituality

During the memorial service for Eritrean-American rapper Nipsey Hussle, his mother Angelique Smith emphasized how her spirituality helps her deal with grief. Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images For Atlantic Records On Thursday, thousands of fans gathered at the Los Angeles Staples Center for rapper and philanthropist Nipsey Hussle (b. Ermias Joseph Asghedom) for his homegoing service….