DJ Jazzy Jeff & MICK’s 9th Annual Mix Means Summertime Is In Effect Mode (Audio)

DJ Jazzy Jeff and MICK (fka Mick Boogie) are back with the latest entry of their Summertime mix series. Since 2010, the two kings of party-rocking have linked up to

DJ Jazzy Jeff & MICK’s Summertime 8 Mix Gets The Cookout Party Started (Audio)

2017 marks eight years since DJ Jazzy Jeff and MICK (fka Mick Boogie) started their Summertime series. From jump, these became some of the best things to look forward to

Rakim Addresses The Rumors That He Wrote DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince’s “Summertime”

For 25 years, there have been longstanding questions (and some rumors) surrounding DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince’s biggest hit, “Summertime.” The 1991 Top 5 Jive/Zomba Records single from

DJ Jazzy Jeff & MICK Set Summertime 2016 Ablaze With Exclusives In The Mix

For the seventh consecutive year, DJ Jazzy Jeff & MICK (f/k/a Mick Boogie) punctuate the season with a Summertime mix. The 2016 version, also known as Summertime 7, is big on exclusives,

DJ Jazzy Jeff Remixes “Summertime” 25 Years Later & It’s A Scorcher (Audio)

This week kicks off the official summer season. In the Hip-Hop genre, no song is more synonymous with the season than DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince’s 1991 platinum

DJ Jazzy Jeff & Mick Boogie Release Their Annual Summertime Mix (Download)

When it comes to music, there’s nothing that says it’s summertime quite like DJ Jazzy Jeff and Mick Boogie’s annual mix. Perfect for BBQs, sitting by the pool or cruising

DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince Perform Summertime in Vegas (Video)

DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince reunited to perform their classic “Summertime” in Las Vegas. Will this song ever get old?? Check out the video. Related: DJ Jazzy Jeff

DJ Jazzy Jeff & Mick Boogie Release Summertime Vol. 5 (Mixtape)

Could a Summer really be a Hip-Hop Summer without DJ Jazzy Jeff and the DJ formerly known as Mick Boogie dropping their signature mixtape? For the fifth straight solstice, the

DJ Jazzy Jeff & Mick Boogie – Summertime Vol. 4 (Mixtape)

DJ Jazzy Jeff & Mick Boogie release their 4th annual Summertime mix just in time for the long weekend. As usual, it’s a diverse blend of artists including Talib Kweli,

Here’s the third installment of DJ Jazzy Jeff & Mick Boogie’s annual Summertime mixtape (Mixtape)

Here’s the 3rd annual Summertime mixtape from DJ Jazzy Jeff & Mick Boogie. You can listen to the whole mixtape and download it below. At 51 tracks deep, it’s an

DJ Jazzy Jeff & Mick Boogie just dropped a mixtape full of Summertime classics.

When 1 of the greatest DJs ever links with 1 of the best mixtape DJs ever, you know it’s going to be fresh.  The tracklist below speaks for itself.  Click

DJ Jazzy Jeff’s New Album Is A Magnificent End To An Incredible Trilogy (Audio)

Different eras of Hip-Hop fans may know DJ Jazzy Jeff for various achievements in his career. Some first encountered Jeffrey Townes’ turntablism and production skills thanks to DJ Jazzy &

DJ Jazzy Jeff’s 1-Hour Holiday Mix Puts Heads In The Spirit…To Move (Audio)

For the last eight years, DJ Jazzy Jeff & MICK have given music Heads one of the treats of the warm months, with their Summertime mixtape series. Now, the Grammy

Will Smith & DJ Jazzy Jeff Perform Their First New Song In Nearly 20 Years (Video)

In the late 80s and early 90s, DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince were one of the most dynamic duos in Hip-Hop. From 1987 to 1991, they went on

Jazzy Jeff Shows He’s Not Just A DJ. He’s A Master Producer Too (Video)

DJ Jazzy Jeff is not just one of Hip-Hop’s most celebrated turntablists and party-rocking DJs, he’s a highly accomplished producer. The West Philly force was behind the sounds on those

DJ Jazzy Jeff Wants His New Project To Give You Goosebumps. Listen & Chill. (Audio)

DJ Jazzy Jeff has kept a tight catalog. Outside of his award-winning, multi-platinum work with The Fresh Prince, the Philadelphia DJ/producer launched his Magnificent series, introduced protege MC Dayne Jordan,

DJ Jazzy Jeff & Rhymefest Have A Clear Message For Mr. Officer (Audio)

Producer and turntablist DJ Jazzy Jeff and fellow Grammy Award winner Rhymefest appear to have created a group, Jeff n Fess. The Philadelphia and Chicago link made its debut (and

DJ Jazzy Jeff’s Holiday Groove Has More Than A Touch Of Jazz (Audio)

DJ Jazzy Jeff knows how to do holidays right. His and MICK’s Summertime mixtape series have made the Summer months even hotter. This time, as the year comes to a

DJ Jazzy Jeff’s Protege Dayne Jordan is a True Storytelling MC (Album Stream)

Hailing from Philadelphia, the same city that birthed Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince, Dayne Jordan has been accumulating some serious knowledge from veterans in the game. With Jeff as

DJ Jazzy Jeff Calls Will Smith One Of Rap’s Greatest Storytellers. Do You Agree?

Slick Rick, Dana Dane, Rakim, Ghostface Killah, Ice Cube, Andre 3000, Nas, Kendrick Lamar…Hip-Hop has its list of great storytellers. According to DJ Jazzy Jeff, any GOAT Storyteller list is

Happy Birthday to DJ Jazzy Jeff. Celebrate with This Amazing Mix (Mixtape)

Happy Birthday to the incomparable DJ Jazzy Jeff who turned the tender young age of 50 today (1/22). If you’ve ever had the privilege of attending a set spun by

DJ Jazzy Jeff Lists Some Of His Prized Celebrity Equipment, Covers Nirvana In A Jam With Travis Barker (Video)

DJ Jazzy Jeff is the farthest thing from a braggart. When he shares jewels from his personal and professional life, it’s always matter of fact. So when the A Touch

DJ Jazzy Jeff – Vinyl Destination Ep. 14 (Video)

Episode 14 of DJ Jazzy Jeff’s Vinyl Destination series finds Jeff and Skillz in Biel, Leeds, Middlesborough, Warwick and Berlin. It also features a very brief appearance by Reggie Noble

DJ Jazzy Jeff – Vinyl Destinations Ep. 1 (Video)

After dropping an extended trailer, DJ Jazzy Jeff releases the first full episode of his Vinyl Destinations video series. In this clip, Jeff and Skillz take us from Philly to

DJ Jazzy Jeff – Life Colors (Mixtape)

DJ Jazzy Jeff has started a fantastic tradition of dropping mixtapes just in time for the holidays. Labor Day is no exception. For this mixtape, he switched things up and

Stat Quo – Summertime Grind

Here’s another take on Kool & The Gang’s seminal Summer Madness (aka the foundation of DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince’s classic Summertime). This one comes from Stat Quo

The Kid Daytona – Summertime in the City (Video)

Here’s the video for The Kid Daytona’s take on DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince’s classic BBQ anthem.  Check out Summertime in the City.

Here’s another ode to Summer. Check out the video for Asher Roth’s Summertime.

And, if you missed it, click here for The Kid Daytona’s remake of DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince’s Summertime.

DJ Jazzy Jeff and Mick Boogie dropped a crushing July 4th mix last year. Here’s part 2…

Click here to listen to and download Summertime 2.  The tracklist is below.  Here’s Part 1 if you didn’t get it last year. Here’s the tracklist: 1 Intro: Summer Breeze

Will Smith Gives 1 Of His Realest Interviews. He Says He’s Finally Being Authentic (Video)

Will Smith is at a crossroads in his career. Throughout the last 33 years, the West Philadelphia native has balanced music, film, TV, philanthropy, and a celebrity family. In all

Fabolous Flips Boo’d Up & Says Don’t Be Boo Boo The Fool (Audio)

While English songstress Ella Mai dropped the EP (Ready) that featured “Boo’d Up” last year, the song was dropped as a single this year and is only now getting the

Happy Birthday Rakim. The God MC Turns 50 Years Old (Video)

It is a milestone month for legendary MCs. On January 14, LL Cool J celebrated his 50th birthday. Two weeks to the day after, Rakim also reaches this important mark.

Public Enemy Are Being Inducted Into The Grammy Hall Of Fame Because They Fought The Power

Public Enemy is a legendary Hip-Hop act that never received a Grammy Award. The Long Island, New York-based collective joins icons such as Eric B. & Rakim, Scarface, Nas, and

MICK Has Created The Ultimate DJ Premier x JAY-Z Mashup Mix (Audio)

DJ Premier and JAY-Z have a history that goes back more than 20 years. Preemo was a major contributor on Jay’s debut, Reasonable Doubt, the album Jay still contends is

Jaden Smith Is Out To Eat Other MCs For Breakfast…Including His Father (Audio)

Since his days as The Fresh Prince, Will Smith’s music career may live in the backseat of his Hollywood accomplishments, but it is the impetus. In five albums with DJ

Big K.R.I.T. Has The Subs In The Trunk. Pass The Aux Cord To Hear This Jam (Audio)

Life is too short to listen to bad music. So…let AFH fight through it for you and only supply you with that great stuff. Despite the reports, Hip-Hop is alive

A New Mix Tells Rakim’s Story Through His Spoken Words & Music (Audio)

Friday (July 7) marked a major milestone for Hip-Hop. Eric B. & Rakim’s debut album Paid In Full celebrated its 30th birthday. With the event, Eric and Rakim reunited at

Rakim Opens Up About Rivalries With Big Daddy Kane, KRS-One, EPMD & More

Although he is revered as one of, if not the greatest, MCs of all time–Rakim typically shuns the spotlight. Even as rumors (and anonymously reported denials) linger about an Eric B.

Black Thought’s Fresh Freestyle Serves The Good Food To Expect At The Roots Picnic NYC (Video)

This past Saturday (June 4), the ninth annual Roots Picnic took place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Hosts The Roots played alongside Pop-R&B superstar Usher, while other feature performers included Future, DMX,

Eric B. Defends His Legacy & Claims His Credit In History (Audio)

Eric B. may be one of the most misunderstood figures in Hip-Hop. An Elmhurst Queens, New York native, Eric Barrier formed one of the genre’s most technically advanced groups in

Stream and Download More Than 35 of the Best Mixtapes of 2014 (Mixtapes)

2014 was a year of incredibly diverse mixtape offerings. There were amazing blend projects like Yasiin Gaye which combined Mos and Marvin, beat-jacking tapes like Jon Connor’s amazing takeover of

Finding The GOAT: The Fresh Prince vs. DMC…Who You Got?

As we continue the ultimate battle for the title of the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time), we are asking you to help us rank who is the greatest MC to pick

Catch Up On the Best in Hip-Hop Video From the Last Week (Video Playlist)

The last week brought several gems in Hip-Hop video. Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff reunited to perform “Summertime” in Vegas, DJ Babu recounted what happened to a fan who

Here’s a Fresh Back in the Day Mix of 90’s R&B. Reminisce to This (Audio)

Here’s a fresh back in the day mix of 90’s R&B from DJ Max October. It features sounds from Aaliyah, Usher, Xscape, SWV, Brandy, Case, Total, Blackstreet, 702, Lauryn Hill,

Mick Boogie – Represent the Stripes (Mixtape)

Here’s a new mixtape from Mick Boogie (in partnership with HypeTrak) in celebration of the upcoming Olympics. It features music from Slum Village, Action Bronson, Kids These Days, Rapper Big

Today most people know Jive Records for Britney and Justin. Here’s why they’re the 11th most important hip-hop record label of all time.

Long before Clive Calder built Jive Records into the pop music juggernaut that featured Britney Spears, Nsync, The Backstreet Boys, R. Kelly and Justin Timberlake, the label was the home