Nicki Minaj Calls VMA Pre-Show Set 'An Amazing Look'

'As an underground female rapper, that's the biggest accomplishment so far,' she tells MTV News.

Drake's Sinatra-Cool VMA Performance: Making The Show

Drizzy says the idea to channel the Rat Pack came from his earlier VMA promo.

Drake Reveals Main Concern On VMA Stage: 'Don't Fall'

'Performing in dress shoes for the first time' gave the 'Fancy' MC pre-performance jitters, he admits.

What Will Kanye West Do At The VMAs?

'Each piece of the performance tonight is slowly falling into place,' 'Ye tweets before Sunday night's show.

Nicki Minaj Debuts Some Dance Moves In VMA Rehearsal

'Making the Band' choreographer backs up Young Money queen for pre-show performance.

Swizz Beatz Could 'Get Used To' Performing At The VMAs

Swizz is set to perform 'Fancy' with Drake and Mary J. Blige Sunday night.

Rick Ross Recalls Sipping Champagne With Jay-Z At His First VMAs

'Jay had a little runner that was squatting between the chairs bringing us Ace,' Ross remembers.

Drake Says Rat Pack Inspired VMA Performance

'I wanted to get up there and look fly,' he tells MTV News.

Rick Ross Promises 'Dopest MTV VMAs Ever'

'It's the best of music, it's the best of performances, it's the best host and the dopest set,' he teases.

Drake Is Living Life Right Now: A VMA Cheat Sheet

The Toronto MC exceeded the hype, working his relentless grind from mixtape acclaim to chart-topping fame in an unforgettable year.

T.I. Says He's Basking In B.o.B's Success

'All the hard work is paying off,' Tip says of his Grand Hustle artist and five-time VMA nominee.

Foxy Brown Says Firm Reunion Is Up To Nas And Cormega

Foxy Brown says that she thinks she can bring about a reunion of the Firm if she can get Nas and Cormega to work out their differences.

Notorious B.I.G. And Tupac's Famous Freestyle Remembered By Mister Cee

DJ looks back on 'one of the illest live hip-hop performances of all time.'

DJ Drama Earns Mixtape Daily's DJ Of The Year Title For 2009

Plus: DJ Holiday is our Breakthrough DJ of the Year, partly for his work with Gucci Mane.

Rihanna 'Loves, Loves, Loves' Young Jeezy's Verse On 'Hard'

Plus, Clipse talk about incarceration of their manager, in Mixtape Daily.

Eminem Cypher, Gucci Mane Performances Ignite BET Hip-Hop Awards

Jay-Z and Ice Cube win big, but the performers steal the show.

DJ Drama Talks Gucci Mane's New Mixtape, The BurrPrint (The Movie 3-D)

Neither will comment on mixtape's apparent swipe at Jay-Z.

Jay-Z Says Lil Mama's VMA Stage Invasion Was 'Outta Line'

'To interrupt that moment for us, I don't think that was the right thing to do,' Jay says of his performance with Alicia Keys.

Rick Ross Says There's 'No Stopping' His Triple C's Crew

'It's one of the hottest mixtapes that's out right now,' Ross tells Mixtape Daily of Maybach Music 3: White Sand.

Raekwon Says ODB Tops Kanye West, Lil Mama As Ultimate Stage-Crasher

Rae says his Wu-Tang Clan bandmate 'pioneered' the art of bum-rushing the stage.

Should Kanye West Lie Low After Taylor Swift VMA Incident?

We debate what 'Ye should do next, in Off the Dome.

Alicia Keys Talks Lil Mama, Kanye West VMA Stage Invasions

On 'Today,' Keys says she wishes Mama could have been 'overwhelmed and inspired' from her seat instead of the stage.

50 Cent Slams Kanye West For VMA Outburst

'I wish he would come take one of my awards so I can black his eye in front of everybody,' 50 says.

Timbaland Wanted A Drake Verse On Jay-Z's 'Off That'

Plus: Trick Daddy is confident the 'thugs' will still pick up his leaked album, in Mixtape Daily.