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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 ......

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 ......

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 ......

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 ...

Stones Throw Records Unveils Los Angeles Studio

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February 7th, 2017

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Founded by producer Peanut Butter Wolf (real name Chris Manak), Stones Throw Records has been a staple of independent Hip Hop for over 20 years. Its catalog consists of work from some of the ......

Nas TV Series Moves Forward With BET

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February 7th, 2017

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With the success of BET’s “The New Edition Story” miniseries, the network is hoping to continue their momentum by picking up yet another artist-based program. According to Deadline, BET has ......

A Tribe Called Quest Teaming Up With Anderson .Paak & Dave Grohl For 2017 Grammy Performance

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February 7th, 2017

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The Grammys announced the performers for the 2017 awards show and the lineup looks pretty promising. The show, which airs February 12 on CBS, seeks to mesh the old with the new, according to ......

30 Rappers You Didn’t Realize Were Related

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January 28th, 2017

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It’s All in the Fam The world of hip hop has a few family partnerships. Many legendary artists are actually related. The RZA, the GZA, and ODB are related. So Are Dr. Dre and Warren G. We ......

Top 20 Best Los Angeles Rap Albums of All Time

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January 28th, 2017

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From the hardcore gangster rap of N.W.A. and Dr. Dre, to the g-funk of Snoop Dogg and Warren G, to the underground sounds of Quasimoto and Freestyle Fellowship, to the new school of Kendrick ......

Fat Joe Signs With Roc Nation

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January 19th, 2017

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Fat Joe has reason to celebrate even before his Plata o Plomo album with Remy Ma comes out next month. The Terror Squad rapper signed a management deal with Roc Nation, according to a press ......

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