#Rap

28 Feburary
Facebook has launched BARS app specifically for aspiring rappers. (Photo Credit: Representational/ Unsplash)

  • New Product Experimentation (NPE) and R&D team of Facebook has developed the new app
  • The app has in-built tools for rappers to create music with no special skills required to record
  • There are preloaded tools to change your vocal output such as Clean, AutoTune and AM Radio

24 Feburary.New York, NY, USA
Rapper Bobby Shmurda. (Photo Credit: Facebook/Bobby Shmurda)

Bobby Shmurda is a rapper from Brooklyn, New York. After pleading guilty to conspiracy and weapons possession in court, Bobby was sentenced to seven years in prison.

23 Feburary.California, USA
Kobe Bryant, who was a basketball player died in a helicopter crash last year. (Photo Credit: Instagram @vanessabryant)

  • Vanessa Bryant has criticised Meek Mill over an extremely insensitive lyric in his recent song 'Don't Worry'
  • She said, the song lacks respect and tact
  • Meek Mill later tweeted that the story was not directed at Vanessa and if people care about her, they will change the subject

20 Feburary.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Megan Thee Stallion is an American rapper and songwriter originally from Houston, Texas. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@thestallion)

  • Megan Thee Stallion is on the March cover of Harper's Bazaar 
  • Photographer Collier Schorr is being criticized for the rapper's 'subdued' looks
  • Fans feel that black artists have been profiled in a certain washed down look

6 January.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Dre is considered one of the most influential hip-hop artists of all time. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@Dr Dre)

  • Dr Dre was admitted at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles
  • 'I will be out of the hospital and back home soon,' he wrote on Instagram
  • His hospitalisation comes amid a high profile divorce with his long-time partner Nicole Young

17 October 2020.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Eminem, famously known as the 'Rap God', turned 48 on October 17, Saturday. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@eminem)

  • Eminem has won 15 Grammy awards
  • One of the highest-selling musicians, Eminem has been nominated for Grammy 43 times
  • He achieved huge fame after the release of 'The Real Slim Shady' in 1999

17 September 2020.Rapid City, SD, USA
A collection of vintage 32 boomboxes, emblematic of 1980s hip hop, sold for $113,400. (Photo Credit: Representational/Unsplash)

  • A plastic crown worn by rapper Biggie was sold at an auction in New York
  • The crown was worn by The Notorius B.I.G in his hit songs Juicy, Big Poppa and Hypnotize
  • A portion of the proceeds from the auction will go to non-profit community organsations