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To celebrate their 30th anniversary, iconic Hip-Hop label Def Jam Recordings held a one of a kind concert at the Barclays Center last night. Both past and new artists on their roster took the stage to perform which included Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, DMX, Fabolous, Foxy Brown, Jhené Aiko, Onyx, Method Man, Redman, Ashanti, Ja Rule, Warren G, EPMD and Jeremih.

Two of the highlights were Ja Rule bringing out Ashanti on stage to perform a few of their classics together including ‘Mesmerize’ and ‘Always On Time’ and DMX inviting Swizz Beatz to take us back to the golden Ruff Ryders era. Watch some footage below.

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This year’s BET Hip Hop Awards were hosted by the one and only Snoop Dogg who did a great job including a live GGN session with French Montana and rapping over Doug E. Fresh’s beatboxing. Throughout the night, artists such as Rich Gang, Common, Jay Electronica, T.I., Rae Sremmurd and Bobby Shmurda delivered live performances to entertain the crowd.

Watch all footage below and if you missed it, watch the cyphers from the night on this link.

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T.I. is enjoying the success of two hit singles right now — ‘About The Money’ featuring Young Thug and ‘No Mediocre’ featuring Iggy Azalea which is now #1 on Rhythmic radio. Earlier tonight, he stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live to perform the two songs, the former being Young Thug but he did plenty of Thugger’s antics on stage.

He also took part in Jimmy Kimmel’s ‘Texts From Your Mom’ skit. Watch it below. Paperwork hits stores October 21 but you can stream in its entirety here.

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Jhene Aiko is still promoting her debut album Souled out. She made a stop on The Wendy Williams show to perform an acoustic version of ‘The Pressure’ and also announced the nominees for the upcoming Soul Train Awards. She is up for Best New Artist and Video Of The Year.

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As part of his In Too Deep Tour, Ty Dolla $ign made a stop at Gainesville, Florida a few days ago and delivered a set despite being down with flu. He kicked off his performance by debuting a new song called ‘Stand’ which is expected to appear on his upcoming debut album Free TC. Watch the footage below.

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Bobby Shmurda is definitely making the most of his hit single ‘Hot N*gga’. Earlier tonight, he made his debut major TV appearance on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon on NBC with a performance of ‘Hot N*gga Boy’, shortly after unleashing his new single ‘Bobby B*tch‘. Get jiggy with the Shmoney dance below.

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