Congratulations to rapper Cardi B for being featured on the April cover of Cosmopolitan magazine! This might just be her best year yet. Stay up to date with the latest news and updates. Follow me on social media @AlwaysAskAsia.  

Take our poll below. Who wore this rich, crushed velvet tuxedo trend best: Common or Dj Khaled and his son Asahd?

This story originally appeared on PEOPLE. Founding 2 Live Crew member Fresh Kid Ice has died,  his manager confirmed to multiple outlets Thursday. He was 53. Ice — whose real name was Chris Wong Won — died at 7:50 a.m. local time in Miami, Florida, on Thursday from an undisclosed medical condition, his manager said, […]

Jay-Z 4:44 tour dates have been announced! Check out the full schedule above. Stay up-to-date with the latest news and events. Follow me on social media @AlwaysAskAsia. #AskAsia #AlwaysAskAsia

They say it’s the third time’s the charm when it comes to anything special, but if you look at the reigning rap rise of Jay-Z and hit play on his 4:44 opus, it’s actually four times. That explains why, before we’ve even had his latest album for an entire seven days, Jay’s thirteenth studio triumph has […]

Fox has launched development of a Russell Simmons biopic “Life and Def: Sex Drugs Money + God” with Simmons on board to produce. The project will cover Simmons’ rise the inner city area of Queens to become a major impresario in the worlds of music, fashion, and TV. Fox has tapped Kenya Barris, the creator […]

Rapper Jay-Z has released a provocative trailer Kill JAY-Z on Tuesday, June 27, in advance of his highly anticipated new album, 4:44. Filmed in black and white, the promo spot features a teenage boy sprinting through an alleyway with faint sound of sirens heard in the background. The boy sports a black t-shirt which reads: […]

The late Christopher “Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace was honored with the ASCAP Founders Award at performance rights organization’s Rhythm & Soul Music Awards in Los Angeles on Thursday (June 22). The year marks the 30th anniversary of the annual ceremony and the 20th anniversary of Notorious B.I.G.’s March 9, 1997 murder. Faith Evans, the rapper’s widow, […]

According to TMZ, Prodigy of Mobb Deep has succumbed to his complications with sickle cell anemia on Tuesday (June 20). Watch the full report here. Stay up-to-date with the latest news and events. Follow me on social media @AlwaysAskAsia. #AskAsia #AlwaysAskAsia  

Dating back to the late ’90s, Kanye West emerged as a sought-after collaborator by Jay Z and the Roc-A-Fella clique. Though West’s name was thrown around as an in-demand producer, he envisioned his own lyrics flowing atop the soulful instrumentals he created. All he needed was an opportunity. With The College Dropout, West seized that opportunity. The […]

The Tupac biopic All Eyez On Me, directed by Benny Boom, is finally heading to theaters this summer. Newcomer Demetrius Shipp Jr. will star as the iconic rapper, with Walking Dead star Danai Gurira starring as his mother Afeni Shakur. Jamal Woolard will play Tupac’s friend-turned-rival Notorious B.I.G. Watch the trailer here. Stay up-to-date with the latest news and events. Follow me on social media @AlwaysAskAsia. #AskAsia […]

Nicki Minaj aka “Degeneres (the generous) Queen” has offered to pay off the student debt loans of some of her fans. The rapper took to Twitter this past Saturday to promote her new single “Regret In Your Tears” with the barbz. When a fan asked Nicki to pay his tuition, she agreed — with terms. Find out […]