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Too Short On Becoming A Father, The Evolution Of “B*tch” And “Pimpin'”

Too Short On Becoming A Father, The Evolution Of “B*tch” And “Pimpin'”

Photo credit: Power 106 The OG, and nothing short of legendary, Too Short, came through the Zen studios at Power 106 for a close conversation with Nick Cannon on Nick Cannon Mornings. Most famous for saying, “B*TCH,” the Oakland rapper came in with some new merchandise expressing his favorite word. He’s promoting new buttons that…

Is YK Osiris The Young King Of R&B?

Is YK Osiris The Young King Of R&B?

Photo credit: Power 106 Osiris Williams, known as YK Osiris, is an 21-year-old R&B singer, rapper, and songwriter from Jacksonville, Florida. While he first gained popularity with the release of his song ‘Valentine’, his single “Worth It” became an even greater success debuting at number 87 on the Billboard 100 after signing with Def James…

Cardi B And Offset Get Lit On Her Boozy B-Day Vacay

Cardi B And Offset Get Lit On Her Boozy B-Day Vacay

Photo Credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images From a HUGE diamond ring, to Birkin bags, to tossing back shots on vacation, Cardi B did it BIG for her birthday. As she should! Cardi B turned 27 on Friday and you already know Offset gave his Queen the royal treatment. They kicked off the celebrations by having a…

K. Michelle On R Kelly, Writing A Song About Nick Cannon & Country Music

K. Michelle On R Kelly, Writing A Song About Nick Cannon & Country Music

Photo credit: Power 106 K. Michelle popped in for an interview with her long-time friend, Nick Cannon, to speak on R. Kelly, her song about Nick himself, and her future in country music. The interview gets serious when the topic of R. Kelly came about when Nick and K. touched on the people they’ve worked…

Summer Walker Earns Biggest Streaming Week For A Female R&B Artist

Summer Walker Earns Biggest Streaming Week For A Female R&B Artist

Photo credit: Summer Walker IG Summer Walker has made history with her first studio album, Over It. ‘Over It’ collected 134,000 first-week equivalent album units. That total was partially made up of 155 million on-demand audio streams. This makes it the largest streaming week ever for an R&B album by a woman, surpassing Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’…

DMX Apologizes For Several Missed Shows And Checks Into Rehab

DMX Apologizes For Several Missed Shows And Checks Into Rehab

Photo credit: Getty DMX’s team wrote in an Instagram caption, “In his ongoing commitment to putting family and sobriety first, DMX has checked himself into a rehab facility. He apologizes for his cancelled shows and thanks his fans for their continued support.” The rapper was released from jail earlier this year in January and signed…

HBD Cardi B—Here Are The 10 Most Hilarious Cardi Moments On The Internet

HBD Cardi B—Here Are The 10 Most Hilarious Cardi Moments On The Internet

Photo Credit: Ser Baffo/Getty Images for BET Queen Cardi turned 27 today, so it was only right we celebrate by counting down some of her most hilarious moments that have of course gone viral. #10 ASMR For W Mag I think she’s better than the honey comb girl tbh… #9 When she found out she…

Kevin Gates Talks About His Sex Drive And Having An Accident After Doing Yoga?!

Kevin Gates Talks About His Sex Drive And Having An Accident After Doing Yoga?!

Photo credit: Getty / Power 106 Kevin Gates stopped by the Power 106 studios to have a close conversation with Nick Cannon. The two talked about a wide range of topics, from the difference between being loved and feared to Kevin Gates first time trying yoga to making women squirt. They also touched on the…

#WAXONLY: Vin Rican Celebrates MC Lyte’s Birthday W/ Samples Used On Classic Cuts

#WAXONLY: Vin Rican Celebrates MC Lyte’s Birthday W/ Samples Used On Classic Cuts

photo credit: Power 106 Vin Rican is back with another installment of all the true classic hip-hop heads! Throwing it back and highlighting all the iconic tracks from the pioneering female rapper MC Lyte, Rican flips through classic samples used throughout the Lyte’s career. Celebrating Lyte’s 49th birthday, peep all the classic sounds below with…