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Taylor Bennett Bares All In New Album Featuring His Brother Chance & More

Taylor Bennett, the Chicago rapper whose big brother Chance just took home three Grammys, is not riding any coattails. He’s been releasing solo material since 2013, and has been in

Beloved Soul Songwriter & Producer Leon Ware Has Passed Away

Songwriter and producer Leon Ware has passed away. The Detroit, Michigan native was a musical wizard to produced hits for such icons as Marvin Gaye and Michael Jackson throughout his

Method Man Shows The Sky’s The Limit With Another High-Powered Verse (Audio)

While Heads keep waiting for a new solo album, Method Man continues to provide us with exciting content in the form of guest appearances. From his recent work on Masta

Joey Bada$$ Says Obama Wasn’t Enough. America Needs to Wake Up (Video)

On Inauguration Day, Joey Bada$$ released “Land Of the Free,” an exercise in Hip-Hop as political tool. In the song, the Brooklyn, New York MC continues a tradition present throughout

Finding The GOAT Producer: DJ Quik vs. Dr. Dre. Who Is Better?

“Finding the GOAT Producer,” the third installment of Ambrosia For Heads’s annual battle series features Hip-Hop’s greatest producers vying for the #1 spot. Thirty producers were pre-selected by a panel

Consequence & Royce Release An Anthem Filled With Self Pride & Soul (Audio)

2017 has already been a major year for Consequence, and it appears even bigger things are on the horizon for the Queens, New York rapper. Featured on A Tribe Called

Finding The GOAT Producer: J Dilla vs. A Tribe Called Quest. Who Is Better?

“Finding the GOAT Producer,” the third installment of Ambrosia For Heads’s annual battle series features Hip-Hop’s greatest producers vying for the #1 spot. Thirty producers were pre-selected by a panel

Jay Z Is Launching A Venture Capital Fund To Help Early Stage Entrepreneurs Succeed

Even a casual Jay Z fan has to admit that the Brooklyn, New York MC has redefined what it means to be a businessman. The young hustler from Bed-Stuy is

R.A. The Rugged Man Remembers Watching Biggie Write Rhymes In The Studio (Video)

Early on in his career, R.A. The Rugged Man worked alongside The Notorious B.I.G., but the musical partnership was cut short when Biggie was killed in 1997. However, the Long

Under Donald Trump’s New Immigration Laws, Millions Can Be Deported…Immediately

Donald Trump has made good on a promise he made during his recent press conference regarding the unveiling of new directives concerning immigration. Today (February 21), the Department of Homeland

Erykah Badu Shares An Early Version Of On & On, Complete With A Rap (Video)

Twenty years ago this month (February 11, 1997), Erykah Badu opened the doors to her musical house of worship. Baduizm was a way of life, an inviting presentation of Soul

Bas Drops 2 New Videos & Makes ‘Too High To Riot’ A Visual Masterpiece

Just a couple of weeks since his Too High to Riot documentary was released, Bas has shared not one, but two videos for songs off his 2016 album of the

Mary J. Blige Channels Her Pain Into Another Timeless Love Song (Audio)

Mary J. Blige is reportedly releasing a new album this year, and has just dropped a searing record about her divorce. Undoubtedly one of the greatest R&B and Soul singers

Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ Makes History As 1st LP To Go 33x Platinum

Michael Jackson’s Thriller continues to be downloaded, streamed, and purchased by the millions, despite there having passed 35 years since its release. The 1982 classic has moved an additional three-million

Nas, Ice Cube, Jadakiss, T.I. & Bun B Teamed Up For A Hip-Hop Grand Finale (Audio)

In 2004, Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz released their fifth and final album, Crunk Juice, which featured a host of Rap’s elite. Snoop Dogg, Nate Dogg, Pharrell, Ludacris,

Raekwon & G-Eazy Take a Trip Down the Purple Brick Road (Audio)

On March 24, Raekwon will release The Wild, his first solo album since 2015’s Fly International Luxurious Art. Already, the Wu-Tang Clan member has released its lead single, “This Is

Oddisee’s New Single Is An Homage To Perseverance In Black America (Audio)

Next Friday (February 24), producer and rapper Oddisee will be dropping The Iceberg, an album delving into serious subject matter like oppression, racism, and politics. Calling the LP “a plea

Remy Ma Gets Real About Her Failed Pregnancy & Hopes For Helping Women (Video)

Earlier this year, millions of women took part in the Women’s March, with cities across the country showing out in droves to protest rampant misogyny in American politics. From income

A New Phife Dawg Album Is Coming & The 1st Song Shows Why He Is Forever (Video)

Next month will mark the first anniversary of the passing of Phife Dawg, whose presence continues to permeate Hip-Hop (and whose memory played a major role in A Tribe Called

The NFL Could Allow Marijuana In Place of Addicting Painkillers for Players

Just weeks after the Super Bowl, the National Football League is already focusing on the well-being of its athletes in future seasons, with cannabis potentially becoming a viable option for

A New Documentary Is Bringing Biggie Smalls To Life After Death

Next month, two major milestones in the life and career of The Notorious B.I.G. will take center stage in the Hip-Hop community. March 9 will mark the 20th anniversary of

Keith Murray Drops His Best Song in 10 Years With Help From Erick Sermon (Audio)

2/3 of the Def Squad have teamed up on a phenomenal new song, “No Exceptions.” Produced by Erick Sermon, it’s Keith Murray’s first single in six years, and it shows

Joe Young’s ‘Invincible Armour’ May Be The Closest We Get To Another Wu-Tang Album

With Method Man, Raekwon, Masta Killa, Inspectah Deck, and Cappadonna in tow, Germany-raised MC Joe Young has released Invincible Armour, an album produced entirely by Dame Grease. Born in Manhattan,

Ice Cube Announces 25th Anniversary Edition of ‘Death Certificate’ With New Songs (Video)

Ice Cube was a recent guest in Sway’s Universe, where the legendary MC and celebrated actor discussed his many careers: silver-screen star, Hip-Hop icon, and basketball executive. Currently promoting his

Larenz Tate Joins The Season 4 Cast Of “Power”

The actor behind such iconic roles as O-Dog in Menace II Society and Anthony Curtis in Dead Presidents is bringing his talents to one of television’s most successful shows. Larenz

TDE’s SiR Could Be A New Soul Sensation & His Latest Video Is Proof

Singer/songwriter SiR has announced that his forthcoming EP, Her Too, will drop on Friday, February 10. It will be the first project the Inglewood, California artist releases since he was

CyHi The Prynce Is Releasing His Debut Album But He’s Already A Legend (Audio)

Taking to social media yesterday (February 7), CyHi The Prynce announced the impending arrival of his long-awaited debut album. Arriving in the Spring or Summer, No Dope On Sunday signals

The Post-Information Age Is Here & It Is Drowning Us In Straight Garbage

For every moment we live in the Information Age, we live two in the Misinformation Age. The Internet has both democratized and degraded information, providing us with all we could

Mark Steele Is Vowing To Gain Your Attention. He’s Prepared at Every Turn (Video)

As a former pupil in 9th Wonder’s Hip-Hop in Context 101 class at North Carolina State University, Mark Steele is quite literally a student of the game. In fact, the

Scarface Reminds Life Isn’t A Fairytale But We Can Write Our Own Endings (Audio)

On a long-awaited collaboration with Nashville, Tennessee rapper Starlito, Scarface contributes some bleak “Reality Rap” on a record all about the dark days in his rearview mirror. Luckily for the

This Oral History of ‘Rap City’ Follows The Show From The Basement To The Top Floor

For nearly 20 years, Rap City brought Hip-Hop in its various forms into the lives of millions, helping elevate the once-fledgling culture into the mainstream. Easily the longest-running Hip-Hop show

Page Kennedy Is The Boogeyman & Mumble Rap Is His Prey (Video)

Detroit’s Page Kennedy will be releasing Torn Pages on March 10, an album featuring Royce 5’9, Kxng Crooked, Elzhi, Marsha Ambrosius, and more. The celebrated television actor has also amassed

Dizzy Wright Leaves The Funk Behind With New Teammates & A Volume Of Bars (Video)

At the beginning of 2016, Hopsin announced that the label he founded, Funk Volume, was closing shop. At the time, Las Vegas rapper Dizzy Wright had been with the label

Ab-Soul Bares His Soul In An Extremely Personal New Video

In “Evil Genius” off his 2016 album Do What Thou Wilt, Ab-Soul says “I study theology, ancient philosophy, astronomy, astrology,” and in its video released today (February 3), all of

Big Sean Has Radio Hits, But His Freestyle Game Is Still On FIRE (Video)

Today (February 3), Big Sean released I Decided, his fourth solo album and the first since 2015’s platinum-selling and Grammy-nominated Dark Sky Paradise. Supported by the hugely successful singles “Bounce

Detroit vs. Everybody: Eminem & Big Sean Refuse To Be Outdone On “No Favors” (Audio)

Two of Detroit’s most successful rappers have teamed up on a phenomenal duet, in the form of “No Favors.” The most exciting song from forthcoming album I Decided features none

Hackers Are Playing YG’s “F*** Donald Trump” On Stations Across The Country (Video)

In the days leading up to Donald Trump’s inauguration, Compton rapper YG offered to perform at the event for $4 million dollars. Specifically, he was referring to his anti-Trump anthem

Locksmith Attacks Racist Agendas In An Incredibly Powerful Video

Northern California has always been a bastion of progressive Rap. From The Coup to Souls of Mischief to Locksmith, MCs from the Bay Area have a storied history of incorporating

Donald Trump’s Muslim Ban Happened Without GOP Leaders Even Knowing About It

Donald Trump has been in office for less than two full weeks, and there is already incredible fallout from the executive orders he’s signed thus far. His controversial immigration policy

Raekwon’s New Single Is Here & The Chef Is Cooking With Extra Fire (Audio)

In announcing his forthcoming solo album The Wild earlier this month, Raekwon told fans it’s inspired by “all the s**t that’s goin’ on today,” suggesting the LP will be a

I.O.D. Is a Brownsville Villain, But Does This Video Make Him a Hip-Hop Hero?

READY or NOT?? You decide. We’re putting you in the A&R chair. Brownsville, Brooklyn’s I.O.D. is an artist whose music is a direct reflection of the surroundings in which he

Wyclef Jean Freestyles While Playing Guitar In One Of The Illest 5 Fingers Of Death EVER (Video)

By all accounts, Wyclef Jean is one of the most unique voices in Hip-Hop. The Haitian-born, Brooklyn-raised MC, singer, musician, and songwriter helped elevate the influence of Caribbean music in

A Tribe Called Quest & Anderson .Paak Will Rock The Grammy Stage Together

In just a couple of weeks, the 59th Grammy Awards will broadcast on February 12. While De La Soul, Chance The Rapper, Fat Joe & Remy Ma, Kanye West, Drake,

Jay Lonzo Spits More Knowledge at 17 Years Old Than Many Do In a Lifetime (Video)

On January 16, J. Cole acknowledged Martin Luther King, Jr. and the ongoing fight for equality and freedom in the U.S. with “High For Hours,” a poignant record that compares

A New List Declares Who’s Been The Best MC Every Year From 1979 to 2016

2017 is still too young to have its best MC crowned, but a new list has named the best MC in each year, since 1979. From Grandmaster Caz to Chance

Royce 5’9 Jacks Big Sean For His Moves. No MC Is Safe (Audio)

We are less than one month into 2017, and Royce 5’9 has already released a bevy of freestyles, each incorporating beats from artists with younger careers than his and in

Kxng Crooked Says Kellyanne Conway Should Rap Since She Lies Like Most MCs (Audio)

It’s been a particularly unusual first week of a new president’s tenure. Since being sworn in on January 20, Donald Trump and his staff have said and done things that

Pusha T & Rick Ross Join Forces For a Street Anthem About Hard Choices (Audio)

Now that he’s an official Maybach Music Group artist, rapper Tracy T has enlisted two major heavyweights to deliver his biggest look yet. “Choices” features Pusha T and Rick Ross

Method Man, Redman & Masta Killa Bring Some Much Needed Therapy To Hip-Hop (Video)

By anyone’s standards, Method Man, Redman, and Masta Killa are three MCs whose decades in Hip-Hop make them legends. Without much fanfare, they are able to provide Heads with the

Nas’ “Illmatic” Is 1 of 4 Hip-Hop Albums Being Preserved in Harvard’s Library

Five years ago, producer 9th Wonder was named a Harvard fellow, a position which has endowed him with the responsibility of preserving Hip-Hop music and culture within the Ivy League