Happy Birthday Babygirl: Watch 6 Iconic Aaliyah Videos

Today would've been Aaliyah's 40th birthday. RIP Babygirl.

Watch 6 of Aaliyah's videos in honor of her legacy:

Happy Birthday Rick The Ruler: 6 Slick Rick Videos

Happy 54th Birthday to MC Ricky D!

Watch 6 of Rick The Ruler's klassic videos below:

Happy Birthday LL Cool J: 10 of LL's Klassic Joints [VIDEOS]

Happy 51st Birthday LL! Watch a couple of LL' Cool J's klassic joints below:


WATCH: Dame Dash Admits He "Looked The Other Way" At Jay Z & R. Kelly

Nick Cannon posted a clip of his conversation with Dame Dash about Jay-Z and R. Kelly's relationship.

Dame admits he looked the other way when Jay-Z began working with Kelly, who had married Dame's then-girlfriend, Aaliyah, when she was 15 years old.

"That n*gga did a record with the n*gga that raped my girl, that he liked as well. But no one said nothing," Dame says.

Watch the clip below:

Clemson Defeats No. 1 Alabama & Wins National Title

The Clemson Tigers crushed no. 1 ranked team Alabama in the College Football Playoff national championship game.
Clemson's no. 2 ranked team beat Alabama 44-16. Clemson's freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence passed for 347 yards and three touchdowns.
This was the fourth consecutive playoff meeting between the Tigers and Tide.
Coach Nick Saban and the Tide (14-1) were seeking their sixth national championship in 10 years. 

Beat Battle: Just Blaze's Best Beats [VIDEOS]

Happy Birthday to one of the best producers to ever touch a beat, Just Blaaaaze!

In honor of Blaze's birthday, which beat by Just Blaze is your favorite?

JAY-Z "GIRLS, GIRLS, GIRLS" from Loon on Vimeo.

WATCH: Nas - Cops Shot The Kid [VIDEO]

Nas released a powerful video for his song "Cops Shot The Kid" off of his NASIR album.

Watch the full video below with a cameo from Slick Rick as the song uses a sample from "Children's Story."

NYC Will Rename Streets After Biggie, Wu-Tang Clan, & Woody Guthrie

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New York's City Council voted unanimously to honor the Notorious B.I.G., the Wu-Tang Clan and Woody Guthrie with street names.
The Brooklyn block where the Biggie grew up on St. James Place between Fulton Street and Gates Avenue  will be renamed Christopher Wallace Way.
Staten Island’s Vanderbilt Avenue and Targee Street will be called Wu-Tang Clan District.
Woody Guthrie Way will also be at Coney Island’s Mermaid Avenue between West 35th and West 36th.
The street names are pending until Mayor Bill de Blasio signs his approval.

B-Real, Coolio, Method Man, LL Cool J And Busta Rhymes - Hit Em High [VIDEO]

The single Hit ‘Em High by B Real, Busta Rhymes, Coolio, LL Cool J, and Method Man from the Space Jam soundtrack was released 22 years ago today. 

Watch the video from the classic movie below:

R. Kelly Plans To Sue Everybody Over....

The six-part documentary, Surviving R. Kelly, has reignited the fiery controversy surrounding R. Kelly. 

The series showed many disturbing details of R. Kelly's sexual misconduct with minors, his relationship with Aaliyah, and direct testimonies from survivors.

Sources close to R. Kelly say he's getting ready to "sue everybody who had anything do with this" and is disgusted by the series. 

Although he says he didn't know half the people in the documentary, he believes those who participated have a personal “vendetta” against him.

WATCH: Damon Dash Talks About "Surviving R.Kelly" Documentary & Aaliyah

Dame Dash talks about recently watching the "Surviving R.Kelly" documentary series and his experience dating then underaged artist Aaliyah. 
Dash says although Aaliyah didn't speak much about her relationship with the "Pied Piper," she was distraught and reportedly said he was a "bad man."
Dame says "I’ve been tight about this sh*t for years.”
Watch the full interview with Hip Hop Motivation Corporation below:

Aaliyah's Mother Slams "Surviving R.Kelly" Documentary Claims

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Aaliyah’s mother, Diane Haughton, is disputing claims made by former R. Kelly backup singer Jovante Cunningham in the Surviving R. Kelly docu-series.
Cunningham claims that she saw R.Kelly and then-underage Aaliyah having sex on a tour bus. 

"It just so happened we were all laying in our bunks and the curtains are open, everybody’s communicating, laughing…When the [room] door flew open on the bus. Robert was having sex with Aaliyah,” she says.

Aaliyah's mother released the following statement below refuting those claims.