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Remy Ma Is Out To Ether Nicki Minaj. These 7 Minutes May Make Nick Lean Back (Audio)

In the last 48 hours, Nicki Minaj’s fiery appearance on “Make Love” led many to believe that the Cash Money/Young Money Queens was gunning for crosstown MC, Remy Ma. Going

Oddisee May Be Hip-Hop’s Most Underrated MC. His New Album Is Just The Tip Of The Iceberg (Audio)

If you count collaborative works, Oddisee has released 11 albums since 2008. That does not account for the litany of mixtapes, plethora of compilation work, and four EPs from the

This Classic Raekwon Mix Is Scalding Hot. Even The Chef Says So. (Audio)

Raekwon is just less than a month away from his album, The Wild (March 24). The ICE H20/Empire project has rolled out two singles in “This Is What It Comes

Did Nicki Minaj Just Turn All The Way Up On Remy Ma In This Scathing Diss Record? (Audio)

For months, listeners have been speculating that there is a storm brewing into a full blown beef between Remy Ma and Nicki Minaj. In November, Remy dropped a verse on

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

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

Jay Z Creates A Playlist Of MCs Who Should Join Him In The Songwriters Hall Of Fame (Audio)

Yesterday (February 22), Jay Z made history, again, by becoming the first Hip-Hop artist chosen to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. As one of the most successful

Thundercat & Kendrick Lamar Stay In The Groove On “Walk On By” (Audio)

Although he is not a Hip-Hop artist, Thundercat has been at the epicenter of the massive 2010s Rap movement in Southern California. The Los Angeles musician and vocalist has a

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

Everlast, Sick Jacken & Divine Styler Declare War Alongside B-Real, Vinnie Paz & More (Mixtape)

Long before Everlast made the whole world hear and feel “What It’s Like,” he was a slick-talking MC. The multi-talented Los Angeles, California resident (by way of New York) found

Act 2 Of DJ Premier & Miguel’s Collabo Is For The Love (Audio)

Just over one week ago, Miguel was nominated for two Grammy Awards for his 2015 Wildheart album, and its corresponding single “Coffee.” That ByStorm/RCA Records LP featured Tha Dogg Pound’s

Drake Opens Up For The First Time About Ghostwriting & Forcefully Defends His Pen (Audio)

In 2016, Drake does not often do interviews. The Canadian MC/singer was guarded upon his 2008-2009 entrance into the music industry. With the best-selling Hip-Hop album of 2016 in VIEWS,

Cheers. There’s Still Great Hip-Hop Being Made. Here’s A Bunch (Audio Playlist)

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

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,

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

Kxng Crooked Reps For J Dilla On A Freestyle That Breathes New Life Into Hip-Hop (Audio)

Half of Slaughterhouse has been heating up 2017 with a barrage of freestyle displays. As Royce 5’9 has smashed Mondays by tackling several popular Rap tracks du jour, Kxng Crooked

CyHi The Prynce Drops Another Single. It’s A G.O.O.D. Lesson In Black Hystori (Audio)

CyHi The Prynce has waited a long time to release his debut album. Like many lyricists, the Atlanta, Georgia native’s mixtape catalog is as strong as many of his peers’

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

Ice Cube Names Chuck D His Favorite Rapper & Bomb Squad His Favorite Producers (Audio)

February 21 UPDATE: The video interview of Ice Cube from The Combat Jack Show has been added below, along with the existing audio stream. Original Post: Starting in 1990’s “Endangered

From Kane To Whodini, This Mix Celebrates Hip-Hop & Love (Audio)

To those who celebrate it, Valentine’s Day is about showing love to the ones you care about. While stores, radio stations, and restaurants pull out the love songs, nothing says

After Seeing Rob Base’s Hit Covered, Your Old Droog Wants To Rock Right Now (Audio)

UPDATE: The music video of “Help” by Your Old Droog & Wiki, featuring Edan: The original February 13 post: During the Grammy airing, a new advertisement campaign brought Rob Base

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

Jay Z & Beyonce Celebrate Their Lives, Catalogs & Shining Trophy Cases (Audio)

Just hours after Beyoncé’s artful Grammy performance Sunday night (February 12), she releases new music alongside husband Jay Z, and Roc Nation’s DJ Khaled. All three attended the 59th Grammy

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,

ScHoolboy Q Thinks The Grammys Shade Gangsta Rap. He Details Next Album (Audio)

This weekend, the 59th Grammy Awards will take place. The Sunday affair promises an on-stage collaboration between Q-Tip and Anderson .Paak and a host of high-profile Hip-Hop stars in attendance

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

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

Diamond D Passes The Torch To Kev Brown For A Thumping Remix (Audio)

In addition to producing his first full album for Sadat X, Diamond D is hard at work on his upcoming sequel to 2015’s The Diam Piece. That album earned the

New Edition’s Story Of Growth & Evolution Is Told Through This Mister Cee Mix

Last month, New Edition was the talk of television, thanks to a three-night film chronicling their beginnings, meteoric rise, and current state of the group. In conjunction with The New

J.U.I.C.E. Defeated Eminem In One Of Rap’s Greatest Battles. He Offers A Rematch (Audio)

In 1997, at Cincinnati, Ohio’s annual Scribble Jam Festival, Eminem and MC J.U.I.C.E. faced off in what is often considered one of Hip-Hop’s greatest battles. At the time, the two

Leaders Of The New School Are Recording New Music With Comeback Plans (Audio)

It has been nearly 25 years since Leaders Of The New School released an album, care of 1993’s T.I.M.E. Mentored by The Bomb Squad, especially Chuck D, Long Island, New

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

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

Faith Evans & Biggie Celebrate Both Coasts On Collabos With Jadakiss & Snoop (Audio)

Faith Evans had a momentous year in 2016. She and Lil Kim made peace, she joined Puff Daddy on a nationwide Bad Boy & Family tour, celebrating 20 years of

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

Boldy James’ Comeback EP Featuring Kool G Rap Is A Welcomed Return (Audio)

When Nas invested in Mass Appeal Records, Boldy James was one the artists he began touting shortly after. The Detroit, Michigan street MC worked with Prodigy, Action Bronson, Odd Future,

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

Lupe Fiasco & Big K.R.I.T. Reconnect For A High Powered Message (Audio)

Lupe Fiasco is less than a month away from his sixth album, Drogas Light (February 10). That 1st & 15th/Atlantic Records LP has an interesting collaboration in the form of

Kxng Crooked Is Coming After The #1 Spot. There Are No Friends In Rhyming (Audio)

In 2016, Kxng Crooked (fka Crooked I) released a stellar EP with Statik Selektah in the form of Statik Kxng. But that was last year. In his own words, the

Marley Marl & Large Professor Supply M-Dot With Golden Sounds From 2 Legends (Audio)

This Friday, Boston, Massachusetts MC M-Dot is releasing his EgO anD The eneMy album. The follow-up to 2010’s Run MPC features the E.M.S. crew member working with a who’s who

This Is It! Thundercat Regulates With Kenny Loggins & Michael McDonald (Audio)

Michael McDonald and Kenny Loggins are two musicians with rich histories. From the early ’70s Loggins & Messina days to Mike’s work with Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan, these men

Yo! MTV Raps Host Doctor Dré Calls Straight Outta Compton “Straight Outta Fiction” (Audio)

Hip-Hop is big enough to have some artists with multiple names. Notably, Mobb Deep and South Central Cartel were each compromised of duos Prodigy and Havoc (or “Prodeje” in S.C.C.’s

The Internet’s Syd Shows It All In Solo Single “Body” (Audio)

Syd The Kid is no kid. One of the standouts of Odd Future (aka OFWGKTA) and one half of The Internet continues to make some of the most sophisticated R&B/Pop

Oddisee Releases A Blistering Song Questioning A System That Is Stacked Against Us (Audio)

Closing out 2016 with the announcement of a new album and supporting tour, Oddisee is back today (January 24) with “Like Really,” a new single tackling America’s political system. Blistering

Royce 5’9″ Destroys Today’s Hot MCs With Another Lethal Freestyle (Audio)

A week ago today (January 23), Royce 5’9″ dropped a DJ Khaled-inspired freestyle. “I Got the Keys” takes the smash single featuring Jay Z and Future and creates something else

O.C. Is A Great MC. He Makes A Song About What Makes A Good Man (Audio)

In early 2016, Diggin’ In The Crates started promoting their Sessions album with a series of Monday song releases. Some of those tracks made the self-released album and some were

Bell Biv DeVoe Show They’re Still Way Betta Than The Rest (Audio)

It is just one week away from Bell Biv DeVoe’s first album in 15 years. Three Stripes (January 27) is a testament to B.B.D.’s staying power. Even if Ricky Bell,

Rhymefest, Xzibit & Jesse Williams Say We Rise Together Or We Fall Apart (Audio)

Back in August, EPIX debuted a trailer for its docu-series America Divided, a politically driven program executive produced by Common, Norman Lear, and Shonda Rhimes. The powerful show has now