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Phife Dawg’s Posthumous Solo Album To Be Titled “Forever”

Phife Dawg’s Posthumous Solo Album To Be Titled “Forever”

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February 28th, 2017

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Next month marks the one-year anniversary of Phife Dawg’s passing, yet his spirit is still very much present in every aspect, especially during A Tribe Called Quest’s Grammy performance on Sunday evening (February 12). Now, it’s Valentine’s Day and fans get to continue feeling the love […]

J. Cole Signs J.I.D. To Dreamville Records

J. Cole Signs J.I.D. To Dreamville Records

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February 28th, 2017

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Dreamville welcomed its newest signee this weekend and the label’s head honcho, J. Cole, made the news official today (February 20) by announcing on Twitter that J.I.D. is the newest member of his squad. The post comes with J.I.D.’s video for “Never.” The Atlanta rapper […]

The Notorious B.I.G. Documentary Confirmed

The Notorious B.I.G. Documentary Confirmed

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February 28th, 2017

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As the world waits for the new Tupac Shakur biopic to drop, there’s even more good news on the Hip Hop film front. Tupac’s long-term rival The Notorious B.I.G. will be getting a documentary of his own. Submarine Entertainment and ByStorm Film made the announcement on Monday […]

Childish Gambino & Chance The Rapper Were In The Studio Together

Childish Gambino & Chance The Rapper Were In The Studio Together

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February 28th, 2017

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Atlanta rapper/singer/actor/comedian/director jack-of-all-trades Donald Glover (AKA Childish Gambino) called in for an interview with Big Boy’s Neighborhood and touched on a medley of topics, including a possible collaborative project with Chance The Rapper. The two set off speculation that they were working on something together after Chance shared a […]

DJ Premier Talks New TTT Imprint & Releases Alternate Version Of Miguel’s “Damned”

DJ Premier Talks New TTT Imprint & Releases Alternate Version Of Miguel’s “Damned”

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February 28th, 2017

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Legendary Hip Hop producer and turntablist DJ Premier has launched another imprint, TTT (To The Top), a wisely calculated next step in his impressive 30-year career. Although he established Year Round Records in 2003, he wanted to have another way to release music that was outside of his […]

Rap’s Most Expensive Albums

Rap’s Most Expensive Albums

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February 28th, 2017

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With streaming now the most popular way to consume music, many fans aren’t bothering to buy full albums anymore — and the track-by-track availability of music further disrupts pure album sales. To make up for the overall reduction in sales, some Hip Hop artists have tried […]

MC Eiht Says DJ Premier “Which Way Iz West” Album NOT For Freshman Class

MC Eiht Says DJ Premier “Which Way Iz West” Album NOT For Freshman Class

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February 13th, 2017

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Since taking the gangster rap world by storm with his 1993 breakout hit, “Streiht Up Menace,” which was featured in the cult classic film, Menace II Society, MC Eiht has continued holding down his spot among the Hip Hop elite. Beginning with 1994’s We Come Strapped, […]

MF DOOM Holds Moment Of Silence For J Dilla

MF DOOM Holds Moment Of Silence For J Dilla

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February 13th, 2017

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Many Hip Hop fans took a moment to remember J Dilla on Tuesday, who passed away 11 years ago of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (a rare blood disease more commonly know as TTP). February 7 was Dilla’s birthday, and he would have been 43 this year. […]

Stat Quo Remembers The Moment He Told Dr. Dre “Compton” Was Wack & Pissing Off Eminem

Stat Quo Remembers The Moment He Told Dr. Dre “Compton” Was Wack & Pissing Off Eminem

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February 13th, 2017

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As one of the many artists whose album never saw the light of day under legendary producer Dr. Dre, former Shady/Aftermath MC Stat Quo utilized his experiences as well as his mistakes to help parlay his once-burgeoning rap career into a more managerial role. Now […]

Rapper Big Pooh Has Some Advice For Classic Hip Hop Heads

Rapper Big Pooh Has Some Advice For Classic Hip Hop Heads

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February 7th, 2017

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In a 2015 Facebook post, Rapper Big Pooh lamented the question, “How do you feel about the current state of Hip Hop?,” one he routinely gets asked, given his veteran MC status. The Little Brother alum just wrapped up a nationwide tour with The Beatnuts […]

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