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Check Out The 2017 BET Awards Winners List

Check Out The 2017 BET Awards Winners List

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June 26th, 2017

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The 2017 BET Awards kicked off in Los Angeles Sunday night (June 25) with R&B superstar Bruno Mars opening the festivities. Hosted by comedic actress Leslie Jones, who wiled out during her opening monologue, the awards ceremony was held at the Microsoft Theater and boasted […]

Rap Legend Prodigy Of Mobb Deep Dead At 42

Rap Legend Prodigy Of Mobb Deep Dead At 42

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June 21st, 2017

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Hip Hop just took a major blow after learning the one and only Prodigy of Mobb Deep was found dead in Las Vegas, according to multiple sources. The veteran MC was 42. He had reportedly suffered from health problems for years, including sickle cell anemia, […]

Black Thought Teases Some Producers On The Roots’ “End Game” Album

Black Thought Teases Some Producers On The Roots’ “End Game” Album

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June 20th, 2017

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The Roots are bringing in elite talent for their next LP. In a new interview, Black Thought revealed that 9th Wonder and Salaam Remi are set to produce tracks on The Roots’ upcoming End Game album. The two producers join Stro Elliot and Karriem Riggins, whose involvement was […]

Ruck Returns: Sean Price’s Posthumous Album Gets A Release Date

Ruck Returns: Sean Price’s Posthumous Album Gets A Release Date

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June 20th, 2017

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The Hip Hop community suffered a major blow in August 2015 when Sean Price unexpectedly passed away in his sleep. Luckily for fans, the beloved MC recorded a lot of material before his untimely death. After releasing Songs In The Key Of Price just weeks after Price’s […]

The Game Defends “All Eyez On Me” Amid Harsh Criticism

The Game Defends “All Eyez On Me” Amid Harsh Criticism

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June 20th, 2017

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Opinions about the newly-released All Eyez On Me biopic has been about as varied as Young Thug’s vocal range, swinging from malicious to celebratory. Some of Hip Hop’s most influential names have been chiming in with their thoughts on the Benny Boom-directed flick following its Friday (June […]

Bronx Street Named After Big Pun Closer To Becoming Reality

Bronx Street Named After Big Pun Closer To Becoming Reality

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May 31st, 2017

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A group of community members in New York City have their sights set on the immortalization of another Hip Hop icon. The Bronx’s News 12 reports that a group of residents in the borough want to rename 163rd Street after the late Big Pun. Among […]

Nas & Lauryn Hill Reunite For North American Fall Tour

Nas & Lauryn Hill Reunite For North American Fall Tour

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May 31st, 2017

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Nas and Lauryn Hill first collaborated in 1996 on the classic track “If I Ruled the World (Imagine That).” Twenty years later, the two are joining forces again and embarking on a joint North American tour, which is scheduled to kick off September 7 in Chicago, Illinois. […]

Ice Cube Confirms “Last Friday” Movie Officially In The Works

Ice Cube Confirms “Last Friday” Movie Officially In The Works

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May 19th, 2017

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The inimitable Ice Cube stopped by The Late Late Show with James Corden on Tuesday (May 16), where he sat down with the British host and singer Jason Derulo to discuss music, Cube’s BIG3 basketball league and movies. During the interview, the West Coast gangster rap pioneer, who appeared […]

Kool G Rap Will Never Include Rappers Who Use Ghostwriters In His Top 5

Kool G Rap Will Never Include Rappers Who Use Ghostwriters In His Top 5

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May 19th, 2017

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Younger artists and fans may be more forgiving of ghostwriting in Hip Hop, but it is still viewed as a cardinal sin by the O.Gs of the game. During an appearance on Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning, the legendary Kool G Rap declared that […]

Royce Da 5’9 & DJ Premier Are In the Studio Finishing “PRhyme 2″

Royce Da 5’9 & DJ Premier Are In the Studio Finishing “PRhyme 2″

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May 19th, 2017

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PRhyme‘s self-titled debut was, by all accounts, a classic. Subsequently, the duo — Detroit rapper Royce Da 5’9 and legendary producer DJ Premier — earned a nod for Album Of The Year in the 2014 HipHopDX Year-End Awards. The project was a resurrection of ’90s boom-bap and featured an […]