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Chance The Rapper may have hidden a meme in the artwork for his 4 new songs

If you happen to be a fan of Chance The Rapper, then today is a good day. Late on Wednesday, the 25-year-old rapper dropped four new tracks. SEE ALSO: Chance the Rapper is engaged, and we're begging for a wedding invite He announced the music, which
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Glaciers get a bad rap

We often talk about how slow they are. But the speed isn’t the point. The fjord near my house, surrounded by huge cliffs, was formed by a glacier. Not because it was slow, but because it was large, clearly directed and relentless. Glacial
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So, how well do you know your 'Lil' rappers?

With so many rappers adding "Lil" to their stage name, it's easy to get confused. In this goofy guessing game, Mashable team members tried matching faces with the "Lil" names. It went ... well, you be the judge. Read more...More about Music,
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'We're being used': Rapper Vic Mensa pleads for gun control legislation.

Chicago rapper Vic Mensa discusses how love and concern for his hometown drove him to become an activist and humanitarian.  While many of his song lyrics speak to the horrors of gun violence, Mensa goes even further, using his platform to
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Mix - Bangalore Times – Flirt with Your City Rap

From: Via: Bangalore Times – Flirt with Your City Rap via @YouTubeIs your city the best? Bring it
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Issa Rae made a bold Kanye West joke right in front of Kim Kardashian

Issa Rae's bold and brazen humor took centerstage at the 2018 CFDA Fashion Awards on Monday night. The creator and star of HBO's Insecure hosted the event and, as always, kept things all the way real, taking a few verbal swings at Kanye West despite
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I created a rapping alter ego to deal with my soul-crushing anxiety

"I will send an ambulance if you really want me to."  These were the words I heard over the phone, as I lay crumpled on the bathroom floor. I was in high school, at a party, and I had just tried marijuana for the first time. My chest was
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'This Is Nigeria' masterfully reframes Childish Gambino's epic video for a different audience

Folarin Falana, better known as the Nigerian rapper Falz, did something with Childish Gambino's incisive "This Is America" music video that no one else has managed: He deconstructed it and rebuilt it for his home audience. "This Is America" presents
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Starbucks will somehow feature rapper Common during its anti-bias training

Starbucks is planning to have multiple special guests appear in a racial bias training video on Tuesday, among them celebrated socially conscious rapper Common.  The chain will be shutting down 8,000 stores on May 29th for an anti-bias training
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Kanye West paid a lot of money for a photo of Whitney Houston's bathroom and people are really mad

Kanye West just made everyone mad again, but this time it had nothing to do with "dragon energy" or politics. It's because he paid $85,000 for a photo of Whitney Houston's bathroom.  This week, rapper Pusha-T — who is signed to West's