This Is How The Weeknd Made The Mystery Work In His Favor

Before the Weeknd takes the stage at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards on August 30, MTV News looks at how mystery has worked in his favor.

The Last Lyric On Chinx's Welcome To JFK Will Make You Shed A Tear

Chinx's posthumous debut album Welcome to JFK was released on Friday.

How Influential Is N.W.A.? Just Ask Eminem, Snoop Dogg And 50 Cent

This N.W.A. infograph traces the group's influence throughout hip-hop history.

The 'Straight Outta Compton' Cast Shows Us How To Transform Into N.W.A.

O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins and Jason Mitchell show MTV News how they transformed into N.W.A. for "Straight Outta Compton."

King Los' 'Ghetto Boy' Video Focuses On Baltimore And Freddie Gray

King Los premieres his "Ghetto Boy" video on MTV on Wednesday (Aug. 12).

If You Ever Felt Counted Out, Maino Has A New Rap Anthem For You

Rapper Maino is back with an inspirational message and a new mixtape.

Turning 18? Bridget Kelly Has Some Tips For Those Last Days Of 17

Bridget Kelly's 'Summer of 17' EP is the perfect for those looking for some teenage inspiration.

A$AP Rocky's 'Jukebox Joints' Video Is The Throwback Of All Throwbacks

A$Ap Rocky premieres his "Jukebox Joints" video with MTV on Monday, August 10.

Is Kendrick Lamar Dissing Drake On Dr. Dre's Compton?

Kendrick Lamar's verses on Dr. Dre's Compton has us thinking about Drake.

Every Dr. Dre Song Ranked

MTV News ranks the songs in Dr. Dre's solo discography.

Watch Doug Funnie Rap 'Trap Queen' And Bake Pies With Patti Mayonnaise

1990s cartoon character Doug Funnie gets new life in this Fetty Wap mash-up.

The Weeknd Will Perform At The 2015 VMAs And We Can't Feel Our Faces

Tom Cruise just announced that the Weeknd will be performing at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, August 30 at 9 p.m. ET in Los Angeles.

What Break-Up Rumors? Nicki Minaj And Meek Mill's Pics Silences The Haters

Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill pose for new pics amid break-up rumors.

Drake And Meek Mill's Beef Has You Confused? Here's How To Read Album Credits

MTV News breaks down how to read album credits in the wake of Drake and Meek Mill's rap beef.

There's A Logical Explanation Why Walk The Moon Is Wearing Charli XCX's Lipstick

Here are some crazy backstage highlights from 2015 Lollapalooza.

Snoop Dogg And All His Money Got Him In Trouble In Italy

Snoop Dogg got stopped by authorities in Italy this weekend for carrying too much cash through an airport.

You Can Catch The Weeknd, Sam Smith And Charli XCX All In One Place

These 11 artists have us excited for Lollapalooza this weekend.

Sounds Like Drake Just Dissed Meek Mill With A New Track

Drake has a new track that appears to be aimed at Meek Mill.

Jay Z And Will Smith Will Partner On A Powerful Project Together

Jay Z and Will Smith are partnering on a mini-series based on Emmett Till's life.

This Ghostwriter Takes Us Inside Hip-Hop's Secret Society

After Meek Mill accused Drake of having a writer help him with his raps, MTV News spoke to a hip-hop ghostwriter to learn the politics of hip-hop's secret society.

Bobby Shmurda's Legal Problems Just Got Way Worse

Bobby Shmurda pleaded not guilty to the charges he was hit with after a friend was accused of smuggling a homemade knife into jail for him.

Is Nick Cannon Batman? His Hospital Pic Will Make You Wonder

Nick Cannon posted a pic from the hospital and in the captioned reminded himself that he isn't a superhero.

Chris Brown's Latest Drama Has Him Stuck Overseas

Chris Brown was barred from leaving the Philippines after a concert on Tuesday.

The Weeknd Is A Prisoner To His Addiction On New Track: Listen

The Weeknd debuted a new track at London concert this week.