Cardi B and Nipsey Hussle top 2019 BET award winners

Beyonc, Bruno Mars and Migos among winners at black entertainment awards, where tributes were paid to Nipsey Hussle who was shot dead in March Invasion of Privacy. The awards, which celebrate the best in black American entertainment, paid tribute to the rapper John Legend and Beyonc and Migos won best group. Their fellow Atlanta rapper Michael B Jordan and Regina Kelly won the acting categories, while Stephen Curry won the sports awards. Spike Lees film Burna Boy and rising South African dance artist Dave, Headie One and Ella Mai, the British R&B singer who achieved major US success in 2018, won the public-voted Coca-Cola Viewers Choice award for her song Trip. Childish Gambinos much-discussed Scorpion. Drake and Travis Scott were …

Tyler, the Creator: Igor review impulsive artist takes the rapping off

This strange smorgasbord of sound is shrewd, smooth and heartfelt but has Tyler ditched what made him great? Tyler, the Creator always said he didnt want to be a rapper. Leading the generation-defining rap group Odd Future didnt stop the young Los Angeles he once said he was looking to Isaac Hayes and Barry White for a blueprint on how to harness his deep voice). It always seemed as if Tyler would rather do something other than rap. Yet here we are, over a decade since The Odd Future Tape,and the release of a Tyler, the Creator album is still an event. After the mutinous, uncompromising sounds of his earlier work, the evolution of Tyler took a huge leap with …