She reigns at this year's awards show with Kendrick Lamar and DJ Khaled.
The 2017 BET Hip-Hop Award winners have finally been announced, and it seems that Cardi B is the reigning Queen of Rap this year after her whirlwind journey to number one with 'Bodak Yellow'. There were seven winners altogether, alongside some incredible live performances from Playboi Carti and others.
Cardi B at the 2017 BET Hip-Hop Awards
Of course, it was newcomer Cardi B who came out on top with five wins altogether. Today marks her 25th birthday (October 11th 2017), so gongs for Single of the Year, Best New Hip-Hop Artist, Hustler of the Year, Made-You-Look Award for Best Hip-Hop Style and Best Mixtape for 'Gangsta Bitch Music Vol. 2' have got to be the birthday gifts of a lifetime.
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British star Rita Ora has revealed she's grown bored of listening to 'Despacito'.
Rita Ora has grown bored of listening to 'Despacito'.
The chart-topping Brit made the confession during a game of Billboard's series '1 Has 2 Go', in which she's given a number of song options and has to decide to cut one particular record.
Given a choice between Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's 'Despacito', DJ Khaled's 'Wild Thoughts', and Ed Sheeran's 'Shape of You', Rita made what was, perhaps, a rather surprising decision.
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DJ Khaled's album has gone platinum and the star is ''grateful'' for the support.
DJ Khaled's album has gone platinum.
The 'Wild Thoughts' hitmaker's 10th LP titled 'Grateful' has topped the charts due to the soaring sale figures, and the 41-year-old artist is ''grateful'' for the support and the recognition for his compilation.
The star shared a post on his Instagram account to share his reaction to the news, he wrote: '' MY SON WAS BORN ON oct #23my album #GRATEFUL came out June #23Now my ALBUM IS PLATINUM ON AUGUST #23 and And my son turns 10 months today!! And the the album has #23tracks and I got my own @jumpman23 safe to say #23 is special # .. FAN LUV WE DID IT !!! #DJKHALED #GRATEFUL ALBUM OFFICIALLY PLATINUM!!!!! @wethebestmusic!!!! @rocnation!!! @epicrecords !!
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DJ Khaled is desperate to collaborate with Eminem and Dr Dre.
The 41-year-old artist has worked with a number of artists on tracks throughout his career, including Justin Bieber, Lil Wayne and Rihanna, but the star has revealed there are more musicians he would love to join forces with in the future, including Dr. Dre, Eminem, as well as music legend Adele.
Speaking to Billboard, the 'I'm The One' hitmaker said: ''I want to work with Dr. Dre. I want to work with Eminem. I want to work with Adele.''
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DJ Khaled on the red carpet at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards held at T-Mobile Arena. Drake walked away as the biggest winner on the night with Beyonce also picking up five awards - Las Vegas, Nevada, United States - Sunday 21st May 2017
With the passing of each decade, the music industry is constantly set alight by the most recent saviour of pop and Connor4Real is the latest major record label cash cow but behind every great talent there's a whole host of people working behind the scenes to create the finished Connor4Real package.
A host of celebrities attending the 2014 Summer Classic Charity Basketball Game were photographed while posing on the red carpet.
The red carpet was graced by all manner of celebrities during the 2014 Summer Classic Charity Basketball Game. The Barclays Centre in New York City saw the arrival of such celebrities as MTV Host, Lenay Dunn, Angela Simmons (daughter of RUN DMC rapper, Joseph Simmons), former NFL wide receiver Terrell Owens, R&B singer/songwriter Ne-Yo, singer/songwriter Adrienne Bailon and radio personality and former rapper, Angie Martinez.
Other celebrities included television personality Sammi "Sweetheart" Giancola, Skylar Diggins from the Women's National Basketball Association team 'Tulsa Shock', DJ Khaled and hip hop artist Fabolous amongst others.
Rapper Busta Rhymes claims to have watched DJ Khaled's MTV proposal to Nicki Minaj 30 times to see if "he was joking."
It's a good job internet hype detective Busta Rhymes is around to sift through the trolls and tell us who's for real in the big ol' plastic world of celebrity. The rapper claims to have watched the clip of DJ Khaled's proposal to 'Super Bass' singer Nicki Minaj via MTV at least 30 times to ascertain whether the rapper and DJ's public display of admiration was bonafide or pack-o-lies.
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The clip broadcast last Thursday (25th July) shows the record producer and radio personality Khaled addressed the 30 year-old, multi-personality rapper (famed for her gigantic booty) directly: "Nicki Minaj, I'm at MTV, I'm going to be honest with you; I love you. I like you, I want you, I want you to be mine," asking "Nicki Minaj, will you marry me?" as he produced a 10-carat diamond ring that has been valued at $500K.
Nicki Minaj confesses DJ Khaled's MTV marriage proposal was a publicity stunt for his new record.
The 'Starships' singer told Hot 97's Funkmaster Flex that, although she was surprised when Khaled pulled out a huge diamond ring and dedicated an oration of love to her, she also found it incredibly funny. "
I was shocked just like the rest of the world. I was cracking up laughing with the rest of the world 'cause Khaled is a master at what he does,"she admitted. She insisted that the DJ was her 'brother' and that neither of them is physically attracted to the other.
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Are those wedding bells or just the beat to Nicki's next single?
Nicki Minaj is definitely a successful, young, eligible bachelorette and it appears DJ Khaled has taken notice. The artist, known for his collaborative tendencies, is looking to start a union of an entirely different kind and he recently popped the question to everyone’s favorite rapping Barbie. Which begs the question: were those two even dating?
Miss Minaj has attracted the attention of an eligible young bachelor.
Miss Minaj is notoriously private about her dating record, but even so, it doesn’t sound like the hitmaker is coming from a place of lasting love and shared memories. On Thursday, he asked for Nicki’s hand in marriage, saying for MTV: "I like you, I want you, I want you to be mine."
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Nicki Minaj is asked for her hand in marriage on MTV by diamond ring toting DJ Khaled.
The 'Take It to the Head' singer pulled out a 10 carat diamond ring in a video on MTV News after a prolonged speech on why he was interested in marrying the curvy 'Starships' hitmaker.
"Nicki Minaj, I'm at MTV, I'm going to be honest with you; I love you. I like you, I want you, I want you to be mine," he began, and explained that he couldn't tell her to her face because he heard she was busy. He also mentioned that he wanted to tell her during the filming of his 'Take It To The Head' video in which she featured alongside Chris Brown, Rick Ross and Lil Wayne.
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