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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, April 17, 2018

Apr 17, 2018 - 1:35 PM

Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Tuesday

Got (Brother) Love? P.Diddy changes his name again

Nov 07, 2017 - 12:00 PM

We can hardly keep track anymore

BROTHER LOVE. Sean Combs changes his name again. Screengrab from Instagram/diddy

WATCH: Hip Hop gets holy with Colombia's rapping nun

Sep 05, 2017 - 12:16 PM

Maria Valentina also plays the ukulele and once played rock guitar

RAPPING NUN. Sister Maria Valentina will be performing for the pope during his visit to Colombia. Rappler screenshot

Berita selebriti hari ini: Rabu, 9 Agustus 2017

Aug 09, 2017 - 5:20 PM

Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan

De Lima renews call to Cabinet: Save PH from 'criminal' Duterte

Feb 21, 2017 - 1:07 PM

Senator Leila de Lima also urges Filipinos to band together and stand up against the dictatorial regime of a sociopathic serial killer

 CALL TO FILIPINOS. Senator Leila de Lima, in a press conference on February 21, 2017, called on the Filipinos to stand up to President Rodrigo Duterte, calling it a "dictatorial regime." Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

De Lima: I don't want to be detained in Camp Crame

Feb 20, 2017 - 6:50 PM

Senator Leila de Lima says she trusts the Armed Forces of the Philippines more than the Philippine National Police

Who That Be? Inilah 5 hal yang harus diketahui tentang Rich Chigga

Oct 19, 2016 - 8:12 PM

Sebelum Rich Chigga menjadi sangat populer merilis album rap perdananya dan mungkin berkolaborasi dengan Kanye West ini adalah saat yang tepat untuk mengenalnya lebih jauh

Rich Chigga alias Brian Imanuel di video klip 'Dat $tick Remix'. Screenshot dari Youtube 88Rising

WATCH: Damian Lillard drops the beat and raps in the Philippines

Jun 14, 2016 - 11:55 PM

If the whole basketball thing doesn t work out for Lillard he can definitely find a career in the music industry

Photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler

Anne Hathaway kills it in rap battle vs James Corden

May 25, 2016 - 10:40 PM

James Corden and Anne Hathaway battle it out with no holds barred on Drop the Mic a segment on The Late Late Show

'DROP THE MIC.' Anne Hathaway and James Corden bring on the hits in an epic rap battle. Screengrab from YouTube/The Late Late Show with James Corden

#PugadBaboy: Taking the false rap

Apr 30, 2016 - 5:00 AM

Neil deGrasse Tyson, BoB rap battle over flat Earth theory

Jan 28, 2016 - 4:33 PM

I think it s very clear that Bobby didn t read enough And he s believing all this conspiracy theory stuff raps Neil s nephew Steve

FLAT EARTH. Neil deGrasse Tyson responds to rapper BoB's theory that the Earth is flat. File photo by Peter Foley/EPA, screengrab from Instagram/bob

DENGAR: Kolaborasi Drake dengan Beyonce di lagu ‘Can I’

Oct 06, 2015 - 5:35 PM

Drake berduet dengan Beyonce dalam lagu baru berjudul Can I

Kolaborasi Beyonce dan Drake dalam lagu 'Mine'. Screen shot dari YouTube

WATCH: Jimmy Fallon, Justin Timberlake school us on the 'History of Rap'

Sep 11, 2015 - 3:38 PM

Jimmy and Justin perform 30 years of hip hop on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

'HISTORY OF RAP 6.' Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake perform another installment of 'History of Rap.' Screengrab from YouTube/The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

'Charged Up' Drake hits back at ghostwriting claim

Jul 26, 2015 - 11:30 PM

Fellow rapper Meek Mill accuses Drake of not writing his own songs

He can sing, just don't ask Barack Obama to rap

Jul 24, 2015 - 10:37 AM

I have enough of a rap that I got Michelle to marry me though the president quipped

BARACK OBAMA. The president of the United States admitted he can't rap at the Beating the Odds youth summit in Washington

'Rap-orters': telling the news in Uganda hip-hop style

Jun 09, 2015 - 1:09 PM

They used to say [news is] boring but when they see NewzBeat they re like what s the time?

CREATIVE MIND. A picture taken on April 17, 2015 shows Newzbeat's writer and producer Daniel Kisekka aka 'Survivor' working on his laptop at the company's office in Kampala. Isaac Kasamani/AFP

Watch a young Kanye West rapping 'Hey Mama' with late mom

Apr 08, 2015 - 5:56 PM

The pair rap to Hey Mama one of Kanye s songs from album Late Registration

KANYE AND DONDA. Footage of a young Kanye rapping to 'Hey Mama' with late mother Donda surfaces

Rapper Vanilla Ice charged in US burglary

Feb 19, 2015 - 10:06 PM

Vanilla Ice tells reporters he is innocent of wrongdoing

Rapper Eminem returns, as does controversy

Nov 06, 2013 - 1:10 PM

Guess who s back? Eminem reignites controversy with his use of anti gay slurs in latest album The Marshall Mathers LP 2

'BERZERK'. 'Let's take it back to straight hip-hop and start it from scratch,' says Eminem in new single

Hip hop for social change: Q-York speaks on the pork barrel

Nov 02, 2013 - 7:12 PM

When hip hop started it was about making positive change

Q-York on hip hop: Passion and fire

Oct 31, 2013 - 6:03 PM

Our voice is not just to sing other people s songs says Knowa on world class Pinoy talent

'APOY SA PUSO'. Q-York seeks to ignite Pinoy passion through hiphop. Photo by Dindin Reyes/Rappler

Q-York: From New York to Manila

Oct 30, 2013 - 2:40 PM

Fil Am rap duo Q York stops by the rap studio to talk hip hop culture and more Have questions?

Music video vs Chinese 'aggression'

Jul 31, 2013 - 9:02 PM

Change the World hypes up protest against Chinese action in West Philippine Sea

FILIPINO SOUND. Abby Asistio takes part in video. Screengrab from YouTube (FILIPINOSUNITENOW)

Yo, drop the hyphen!

Jul 19, 2013 - 7:56 PM

Jay Z tweaks his alias As this subhead complies no more:

LIFE GOES ON. The hyphen wasn't necessarily a baggage to the music. Photo from Jay Z's Facebook page

Hits from the bong: Cypress Hill’s Sen Dog and Bobo

Oct 15, 2012 - 10:47 AM

The two members chat with RAPPLER about the band s evolution respect for individuality and why they will come back

CYPRESS HILL's SEN DOG (vocals) and Eric 'Bobo' Correa (drums). Photo by Shaira Luna

Rastafari saved Snoop Dogg's marriage

Sep 08, 2012 - 5:24 PM

The rapper rapper said that a transformational journey to Jamaica may have saved his marriage

'REINCARNATED IN SELF'. Snoop Dogg in a picture from his official website

LL Cool J teaches intruder a lesson

Aug 24, 2012 - 10:13 AM

The rapper actor is a hero for reel and for real

RAPPER-ACTOR LL COOL J. Image from Facebook

Pretty (and freaky) in pink, isn’t she?

Jul 29, 2012 - 5:00 PM

The eccentric Nicki Minaj flew in via ‘Starships’ armed with her ‘Superbass’

RAUNCHY RAINBOW. The album 'Roman Reloaded' finds Nicki Minaj colorful and coarse as ever. Image from the album cover