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Daniel Caesar & H.E.R. Show Great Soul Music Lives On (Video)

Within only four years time Oshawa, Ontario native Daniel Caesar has stepped forth as one of the most exciting new voices of Soul music. While he did not win the Grammy for "Best R&B Performance" this year, he was nominated in the company of Bruno Mars, SZA, and Kehlani. Further,... Read more

Vic Mensa Uses 16 Shots To Say “If You Don’t Vote, Racism Wins” (Video)

In the canon of Hip-Hop music that captures the zeitgeist of American culture in 2016, Vic Mensa's "16 Shots" is as real as any song. The There's Alot Going On single was inspired by the 2014 killing of Laquan McDonald in Vic's hometown of Chicago. The 17 year-old was shot... Read more

Nia Long Reveals How Phife & “Oochie Wally” Affected Her Career & Taste In Lingerie (Video)

In the canon of Hip-Hop lyrics, many MCs have professed their attraction to celebrities. Whether Royce 5'9" breaking his focus to woo Rihanna during a 2011 BET Cypher or Nas recounting Halle Berry's air-kiss at a Barbara Streisand concert, these moments have colored the folklore of Rap music. Whether the... Read more

Public Enemy Performs A Fight The Power Medley In Brooklyn (Video)

Jimmy Kimmel closed out his week-long stay in Brooklyn, New York for "Jimmy Kimmel Live." There, he bid adieu a week (that also included an interesting Jay Z interview) in style. On Friday night's show (into Saturday morning), Kimmel called upon a Hip-Hop group closely associated with BK—even though they... Read more

Jay Z Reacts to His First TV Appearance & Recalls Battling Busta Rhymes in High School (Video)

Last night (October 20), Jay Z appeared as a guest on "Jimmy Kimmel Live." The ABC television program has been taping in Brooklyn, New York this week, reportedly just walking distance from Jay's 560 State Street hustling residence in the pre-Roc-A-Fella Records days (as chronicled on "Empire State Of Mind").... Read more

Kenny G & Warren G Regulate A Mash-Up For Latenight TV…And It Grooves (Video)

Warren G's smooth attitude and penchant for humor has made him something of a media darling. The 213 co-founder has traveled a long way from producing for Mista Grimm, and made his way into a frequent source of humor for "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" to VICE, and Funny Or Die. The... Read more

Childish Gambino Tears Up The Stage On Jimmy Kimmel Live (Video)

Last night (January 13) Childish Gambino gave a truly amazing performance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live." He performed his song "Sober" off his new double EP, STN MTN / Kauai with flawless vocals and energetic dance moves. The song sounds more peppy when performed with the live band. Gambino also later... Read more

Ice Cube Has Some Furrowed Brow Follow-Up Fun On Jimmy Kimmel Live (Video)

After Ice Cube's summertime segment for "Jimmy Kimmel Live," why not re-up with some more? With Don Mega and Dr. Dre co-producing the N.W.A biopic, Straight Outta Compton, Cube stopped by, to throw his spin on some festive, particularly corny lines, delivered in an O'Shea Jackson kind of way: Related:... Read more

Warren G Reads Love Letters From President Warren G Harding (Video)

A quintessential example of the West Coast's G-Funk era, California's own Warren G hits the stage on Jimmy Kimmel Live to regulate a few lines from love letters written by a completely different Warren G altogether. No, Warren G isn't creating an alter ego a la Flying Lotus and Captain... Read more

Common Performs Kingdom & Blak Majik on Jimmy Kimmel Live (Video)

Common continues his promo run in support of his new album, Nobody's Smiling. He appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live and performed "Kingdom" with Vince Staples and "Blak Majik" with Jhene Aiko. Check out both performances below. Kingdom Come Blak Majik Related: Common Goes City To City In The Nobody’s Smiling... Read more

Ice Cube Gets Mad For The Camera On Jimmy Kimmel Live (Video)

Jimmy Kimmel thinks that Ice Cube is pretty good at acting mad, and for good reason. Kimmel dims the lights as the former N.W.A. affiliate and current 22 Jump Street star cracks smiles (instead of faces) from the studio audience by reading nice things with an overly angry tone. And... Read more

Sean “Diddy” Combs Says He Wants to Be the First African-American to Own an NFL Team (Video)

Sean "Diddy" Combs was a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night to discuss his new TV network, Revolt. During the interview, Diddy spoke in detail about why he would like to be the first African-American to own an NFL team. Check out the video below. Related: Diddy & Ma$e... Read more

Nas performs The Don and Nasty on Jimmy Kimmel Live (Video)

Salute to Nas. Life is Good debuted at #1 on the Billboard album chart this week with 149,000 units sold. It's his 5th #1 album. Here are videos of him performing The Don and Nasty with a live band on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Related: Nas speaks on Illmatic and Life... Read more