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Kendrick Lamar Opens The Grammys With Dave Chappelle & A BANG (Video)

Kendrick Lamar opened the 60th Grammy Awards with a performance. Ahead of tonight's live televised event, the Compton, California MC was already awarded three trophies for "Best Music Video," "Best Rap Song," and "Best Rap Performance." In all three categories, it was DAMN. single "HUMBLE" that scored the win. When... Read more

N*E*R*D Return With A New Bounce That’s Got Rihanna Rapping (Video)

In the early 2000s, N*E*R*D put forth one of the ultimate fusions of Hip-Hop, Rock & Roll, and Pop. Pharrell Williams, Chad Hugo and Shay Haley brought their infectious Neptunes rhythms and melodies to the live stage. Two gold albums followed, along with major radio singles that showed just another room... Read more

Kendrick Lamar Dangles Rihanna From A Skyscraper In The Video For “Loyalty”

Every aspect of the rollout for Kendrick Lamar's album, DAMN. has been extraordinary. The campaign kicked off with a single Instagram post bearing the Roman numeral "IV," the title for a surprise song at the end of which Kendrick announced the forthcoming LP. When the album, itself, was released on... Read more

Kendrick Lamar Releases The Title, Artwork & Tracklist For His New Album

For the last several weeks, Kendrick Lamar has apparently dropped cryptic social media posts and lyrics surrounding his next album. Initially, his March social media posts with "IV" had many fans believing K-Dot may be using a numeral title for what would be his fourth major label release. That week,... Read more

Chris Rivers Claims “Best In The Streets. No Debating” (Audio)

Last year, Chris Rivers kept the Summer hot with his Freestyle Fridays series. His releases were a combination of new songs and Rivers taking his turn on previously used beats, whether current hits or old classics. It looks like Rivers is rekindling the series, and he leads it off with... Read more

Chris Rock, Kevin Hart, Beyonce & More List 23 Ways You Could Be Killed If Black In America

In one of the most powerful clips in recent memory, Kevin Hart, Bono, Beyonce, Chris Rock, Common, Talib Kweli, Jennifer Hudson, Rihanna, A$AP Rocky, Chance The Rapper and several other entertainers have come together to recite 23 ways you could be killed if you are Black in America. With each... Read more

Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Are In Bed With Some Of Their Most Famous Friends & Enemies

Kanye West no longer does anything on a small scale. Last night, the mercurial artist held a live streaming party, at The Forum in Los Angeles, for his new video "Famous" from his album, The Life Of Pablo. As has been the case with much of his material since the... Read more

Pairing Rihanna and “Kids” Writer Harmony Korine Is Not Safe On Any Level (Video)

Last year, the iconic film Kids celebrated a milestone, and with it came a tremendous outpouring of support, nostalgia, and love for the movie that documented teenage sexuality, angst, and identity in some of the rawest scenes ever on the silver screen. Its screenwriter, Harmony Korine, has since gone on... Read more

Rihanna Turns Up The Heat In A Steamy Double Video With Drake (Video)

Since releasing a teaser over the weekend, Rihanna has had her legions of fans more than ready for the release of the video for "Work," but RiRi had something more in store. Today she released not one but two videos for the song, each showcasing a different side of the... Read more

Here’s a 50-Song Playlist to Get the Weekend Started (Audio)

2015 has been an exciting year in music. Emerging voices have transmitted powerful messages against times of change. Veterans have stepped in to further solidify legendary legacies with Hip-Hop culture. Whether for thought-provoking purposes, or much-needed escape, the music has been loud, proud, and colorful. Ambrosia For Heads is proud... Read more

Rihanna Throws Caution, Clothes & Everything Else to the Wind in the Video for BBHMM (Video)

On the heels of becoming the biggest selling singles artist of all-time, Rihanna is not resting on her laurels. Not one to play it safe, she releases the visuals for her boundary pushing song, "Bitch Better Have My Money." With the same theme of the song, the visual is a... Read more

Don’t Stop the Music: Rihanna Makes History With 100 Million Gold & Platinum Singles

Somewhere, Jay Z is saying "I told you so." Rihanna has secured herself a permanent place in the annals of music history. The good girl gone bad has now gone into legendary status, becoming the first artist to cross 100-million song certifications from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).... Read more

Eminem Helps Signal The Return Of Epic Blockbuster Visuals, But Can All Enjoy? (Video)

Eminem has released a 30-second trailer for his "Phenomenal" video. Part music video, part short-film, the moment alludes to its place as the latest big budget, high concept visual from an A-list artist. Kanye West, Drake, and Vic Mensa have been doing this throughout recent years. Kendrick Lamar's "Alright" video,... Read more

DJ Quik & Hi-C Remix Rihanna With A Flair For The Early 1990s (Audio)

Rapper/producer DJ Quik released his own remix of Rihanna's latest single with longtime friend and collaborator Hi-C. The two West Coast natives are remembered for being part of the movement of the same name for Rihanna's most recent record. Quik and C are now back together to do a little... Read more

Did DJ Mustard Just Give Rihanna, Kanye West & Paul McCartney’s Single The Boost It Needed? (Audio)

Despite all of its star-power, "FourFiveSecond," Rihanna's single, featuring Kanye West and Paul McCartney hasn't really been the sort of impact Heads may be used to from a RiRi opening look. Especially given that Unapologetic was three years ago, this is big stuff. Moreover, the single pushes Rihanna's booming vocals,... Read more

Kanye West, Paul McCartney & Rihanna Go The Old Fashioned Portrait Route (Video)

For their superstar-stacked collaboration, "FourFiveSeconds," Rihanna, Paul McCartney, and Kanye West aimed to support it with a straightforward visual. Shot in black & white by Inez & Vinoodh, the video shows the trio as themselves—not overly styled or choreographed. The song also is stripped from big production or Power Pop... Read more

Follow A$AP Rocky’s Rise To Stardom In SVDDXNLY Pt. 1 (Video)

A$AP Rocky's ascension to the spotlight has been anything but sudden. Influenced by his older brother, Rocky has been rapping since he was 8 years old and it wasn't until 2007 that Lord Flacko, A$AP Yams and the introductory members of the A$AP Mob collective linked up for the first... Read more

Eminem Works Through His Past with Dr. Rihanna in the Video for The Monster (Video)

Eminem's video for The Monster is layered. On one level, Eminem is visually working through his past with Rihanna cast as a therapist (along with the good Dr. Dre). On another level, Em continues the theme of revisiting the Marshall Mathers LP by recreating some of the more memorable visual... Read more

All Eyes are on Rihanna in the Video for What Now (Video)

Is Rihanna the Madonna of this generation? The comparisons are all there: monster sales--check; boundary-pushing--check; sex-as-a-weapon--check. But, to compare the 2 would be to do both a disservice. Madonnna was the Queen of Pop in her time and now, it's Bad Girl Ri-Ri's time to shine. Her latest video, What... Read more

Eminem and Rihanna Team Up on The Monster (Audio)

Eminem and Rihanna connect again on his latest single, The Monster. Related: Mister Cee’s Eminem Birthday Mix (Audio)... Read more

AFH: The Week in Video (10/6/13) (Video Playlist)

The week in video brought a sneak peek of Kendrick Lamar's controversial Cypher verse, an in-depth interview with Astro, DJ Quik decoding Justify My Thug, footage of Rakim and DMX recording their new song, music videos from Pusha T, Young Buck, Ka, Wale, Organized Konfusion and more. Catch up on... Read more

Rihanna – Pour it Up (Video)

The video for Rihanna's Pour it Up leaves no doubt that the song was inspired in part by Juicy J's Bandz a Make Her Dance (with a splash of Kendrick Lamar). Rihanna borrows Juicy's strip club theme for her video and let's it all hang out (literally). Needless to say,... Read more

A$AP Rocky – Fashion Killa (Video)

The same week that he stars in Drake's "Hold On (We're Going Home)" video, A$AP Rocky rolls out his visual to "Fashion Killa." What's more, he gets Rihanna to star in his video (see a trend here?). The ChillWave-inspired track that Rocky co-produced gets a video worthy of a fashion... Read more

Wale – Bad (Remix) ft Rihanna

Rihanna joins Wale on a sultrier, sexier remix of Bad. Check it out below. Related: Wale- Sight Of The Sun (Audio)... Read more

Rihanna – Stay (Video)

Rihanna makes a minimalist but elegant video for her ballad, Stay. Check it out below. Related: Rihanna – Numb ft Eminem (Audio)... Read more

Rihanna – Pour It Up

Rihanna puts her spin on a darker, dance version of the I Don't Like beat. Check out Pour it Up. Related: Yasiin Bey - I Don't Like (Audio)... Read more

Rihanna – Numb ft Eminem

Rihanna and Eminem team up on a track that's part Ska, part EDM and kinda chopped & screwed. Check out Numb. Related: Slaughterhouse – Throw That ft Eminem (Audio)... Read more

Drake – Take Care ft Rihanna (Video) + HYFR ft Lil Wayne (Video)

Here are the latest 2 videos from Drake. Check out Take Care ft Rihanna and HYFR ft Lil Wayne. Related: Nicki Minaj - Beez in the Trap ft 2 Chainz (Video) Take Care http://vimeo.com/39762226 HYFR http://vimeo.com/39912287... Read more

You can always count on Kanye West to push boundaries. Check out the video for All of the Lights.

It features Rihanna and KiD CuDi and is directed by Hype Williams.  It looks like it has a Japanese anime/TRON influence. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAfFfqiYLp0&feature=player_embedded... Read more

Rihanna and Drake have some real chemistry in the video for What's My Name. Hmm…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U0CGsw6h60k&feature=player_embedded.... Read more

Rihanna's Raining Men ft Nicki Minaj sounds like a mix of Beyonce's Diva and Single Ladies. Confused? Take a listen.

Click here to listen and download. Check out the beat on Diva. Sound familiar?  And the Diva beat sounds like this. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNM5HW13_O8&ob=av2e Now check out the chorus on Put A Ring On It. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4m1EFMoRFvY    .... Read more

It's not Friday but check out Kanye West's new song All of the Lights ft Rihanna, John Legend, The-Dream, Ryan Leslie, Alicia Keys, KiD CuDi, Fergie and Elton John(??!!)

You may remember this one from Runaway.  It was the track that played during the "parade" with the Michael Jackson float.  Click here to listen and download the full track (props to Nahright.com).  Only 19 more days until Kanye's album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy drops.  Fast forward to 7:32... Read more

The new Eminem video is disturbing especially given Rihanna's role. Does it make its point or go too far?

Love the Way You Lie - Eminem ft. Rihanna, starring Dominic Monaghan and Megan Fox http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uelHwf8o7_U&feature=player_embedded.... Read more

The evolution of Kanyeezy: Here's a timeline showing how Kanye West is quietly becoming the best MC in the game.

The first time I saw Kanye West perform in person was when Talib Kweli brought him onstage in 2003.  Kanye did not have an album yet but was making a name for himself as a producer.  He wanted to be an MC but the gents at Roc-A-Fella thought he was... Read more

I Love Rick Ross

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oPJtZLq07C8&feature=player_embedded Dude is just dope musically.  Regardless of what you think of his hood cred, his music has overcome it time and time again.  Think about it.  He is the first person to survive a full on attack by 50.  In fact, he might even be bigger than he was... Read more