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Rakim Reacts To J. Cole Lyrics, Dissects Mistaken Meaning Of “God” (Video)

Montreality, with their original and spirited questions, spoke to Rakim, again (after his grabbing 2012 look). Sitting down with the God MC, a lot is covered in less than 10

Ghostface Killah & Pharoahe Monch’s Latest Collabo Comes To Comic Book Life (Video)

Although they were running in very different circles in the early 1990s, Ghostface Killah and Pharoahe Monch have some amazing rapport over the last five or so years. The Staten

De La Soul Defends Kickstarter Album: “This Is Not About Pocketing Money”

Last week, De La Soul released “God It,” the Nas-assisted, presumed first single from their upcoming eighth studio album, reportedly called, And The Anonymous Nobody. For Hip-Hop fans, this is

Scarface Names More Than 15 MCs Better Than Him. Do You Agree? (Video)

The legendary Scarface stopped by the Sway in the Morning show in promotion of the release of his new book, Diary of a Madman: The Geto Boys, Life, Death, and

GQ & Locksmith Drive Rhymes From The Backseat Of A Lyft (Video)

In the latest installment of the increasingly popular “HipHopLyft” series, Bay Area MCs Locksmith and GQ (of Jamla Records) drop conscious gems in freestyle form as they are driven around

Curren$y Colorfully Lives The Good Life In His Latest Single (Video)

Curren$y’s Even More Saturday Night Car Tunes keeps making its rounds. The New Orleans, Louisiana veteran takes the Cool & Dre-produced single “Rhymes Like Weight,” and hustles the visual—a colorful

Yelawolf & Eminem Serve Revenge Cold With Red Hot Flows (Video)

Yelawolf has released the official video for “Best Friend,” his mournful prayer with Eminem. The song is part sorrowful reflection and part vengeful sermon about past transgressions each has suffered

Freddie Gibbs Delivers A Serpent Sermon In His Latest Visual (Video)

Freddie Gibbs unleashes a new video for his song “Pronto,” the title song of his recent EP. The song offers an even more aggressive tone than usual from the Gary,

Did You Know Erick Sermon Could Have Signed Biggie? The Green Eyed Bandit Speaks (Video)

2015 is shaping up to be a big year for Erick Sermon. The Green Eyed bandit has launched a new collection of Hip-Hop rugs called Def Rugs, and is releasing

Fashawn’s Touching Single Is A Strong Vignette About Young, Black Fatherhood (Video)

Within Fashawn’s The Ecology, “Higher” is one of the everlasting gems. Fashawn looks at fathers—as a parent himself, with some profound insights. The song is personal, heartfelt, and touching. To

The People Talk to Raekwon About Ice Cream on YouTube. The Chef Talks Back (Video)

It’s been a long 20 years, but Raekwon’s “Ice Cream” is still cold. The Wu-Tang Clan posse cut celebrating the ethnic diversity of female fans remains a popular draw on

King Los May Be A Freestyles & Songwriter Double-Threat (Video)

The freestyle is its own animal. So many of the masters of improvisational rhyme in Hip-Hop have proven to struggle in making thoughtful, lyrically-sharp albums—at least by the people’s standards.

Kurupt & Tha Alkaholiks Show Diamond D A West Coast Party (Video)

Celebrating all regions, eras, and styles, Diamond D’s The Diam Piece continues to knock on doors, and knock in systems. In an onslaught of visuals, the Diggin’ In The Crates

J. Cole Unleashes a New Visual About Young Love…Literally (Video)

Last year’s 2014 Forest Hills Drive album fully-delivered on the promise J. Cole has shown since the days of his mixtape, The Warm Up. That project put Cole on the

Yelawolf & Eminem Go Behind The Love Story (Video)

Last week Yelawolf released his single featuring Eminem, “Best Friend,” and today (April 21) he has officially released his second studio album on Shady Records, Love Story. While on set

Tech N9ne & Eminem Break Down Their New Collaboration On Sway In The Morning (Video)

People are still reacting to the new Tech N9ne single, “Speedom (Worldwide Choppers 2)” featuring Eminem & Krizz Kaliko. Tech N9ne was just on Sway in the Morning a few

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Perform Crossroads on ESPN’s Sports Nation (Video)

The NBA Playoffs are upon us—and if you didn’t know, Blake Griffin rattled the universe and the rim with three monstrous dunks Sunday night (April 19). The Los Angeles Clippers

Killer Mike Celebrates His Birthday With Flair (Video)

It’s been quite some time since Killer Mike released solo material, in lieu of his work with El-P as part of Run the Jewels. Even Mike’s last solo album, R.A.P.

Ka & Preservation Literally Get Hypnotic In Latest Stylized Visual (Video)

Brownsville, Brookyln MC Ka releases a new hypnotic video titled “Day 912,” which was followed by his “Day 0″ and “Day 3″ visuals that were released last month. With featured production from Preservation, where they also

In a Week of Massive Trailers This May Be the Biggest. Batman vs. Superman (Video)

Even before the Summer of 2015 Box Office officially gets started with the May 4th release of The Avengers, fans may already be looking well past August for their movie

Chris Rivers Is A Chip Off The Legendary Block In 2 New Looks (Video)

One of the most interesting things about the late, great Big Pun is his creative duality. In his early days with Cuban Link and Full-A-Clips, Punisher favored a horror-core style,

Was 1980s New York The Greatest Age Of Hip-Hop On Radio? (Video)

In the upcoming (April 22) Revolutions On Air: The Golden Era of New York Radio (1980 – 1988), Red Bull Music Academy takes us way, way back to the early

Redman, Talib Kweli & Wrekonize Celebrate a Night In Paradise (Video)

One of the strongest moments from DJ EFN’s amazing Another Time album, is “Paradise.” The moment links Redman, Talib Kweli, and ¡Mayday!’s Wrekonize. All three MCs are known for big

Gang Starr’s Guru Lives In Spirit. Watch His New Music Video (Premiere)

This weekend (April 19) marks five years since the tragic passing of Keith “Guru” Elam. A founding member of Gang Starr, Guru is a Boston, Massachusetts-born MC known for his

Tyler, The Creator Breaks Down His Inspirations & Talks New Album (Video)

After releasing his new album, Cherry Bomb earlier this week, Tyler, The Creator stopped by the Tavis Smiley show to chop it up. Before even beginning the interview, Tyler tells

Tech N9ne Opens Up About Mother’s Passing, Confirms Latest Eminem Collabo (Video)

Tech N9ne is gearing up to release his 15th album, Special Effects on May 4, 2015. To promote the album, he stopped by Sway In The Morning to give some

SPOTLIGHT: DAP The Contract Plays With Genre & Defies Expectations (Audio / Video)

Often times, for as colorful and diverse as Hip-Hop music may appear, there is a constant cry for more originality. There are storytellers, social activists, party-starters, and technically-savvy lyricists, but

Jay Z Releases Visual To One Of His Most Personal Songs In Years (Video)

Jay Z has been making headlines recently through his new business venture with Tidal. In support of the new music streaming business, he released a music video for the song

TIME Names Kanye West 1 of the 100 Most Influential People. Hate Him or Love Him, It’s True (Video)

Kanye West has come a long way from lobbying Dame Dash and Jay Z for a record deal as an artist. Since his debut album, The College Dropout, in 2004,

Raekwon Performs a New Song on Revolt Live (Video)

Raekwon kept busy last year with his Throwback Thursday Freestyle series and the A Better Tomorrow album with Wu-Tang Clan. It’s been four years, however, since the Chef released a

Yelawolf & Eminem Bring Great Vengeance & Furious Anger To Verse (Lyric Video)

The biggest song of this week—at least evident by the AFH readership—has been Yelawolf & Eminem’s “Best Friend.” At the intersection of high concept and skillful rapping, the Love Story

Blueprint Gives a Heartfelt Tribute to Eyedea (Video)

Blueprint is gearing up to release his fourth studio album, King No Crown on April 28 through Weightless Recordings. As a single off the album, he released a music video

Inspectah Deck & DJ Revolution Release A Ghostly Visual (Video)

Wu-Tang Clan member Inspectah Deck released a video for his single “These Broken Wings.” With cuts brought to you by legendary turntablist (and Wake Up Show alum) DJ Revolution, the

Murs Serves Up Some Protest Music in His Powerful Visual for No More Control (Video)

Over the years, Murs has been unafraid to travel down paths many MCs would not go. Whether it’s pursuing his love of graphic novels or taking a hard and unflinching

Charles Hamilton Pays Tribute to the Civil Rights Movement in His Latest Visual (Video)

As part of his comeback, Charles Hamilton has been making a good amount of press from his interviews and blazing freestyles, and by recently releasing his entire discography for free

Mr. Porter, Rapsody & Scram Jones Celebrate The Sleepers (Video)

Mr. Porter (n/k/a dEnAuN) knows a little something about what Biz Markie called “The Vapors.” The D12 member, Shady Records conduit, and longtime top producer does not get the recognition

Chris Rivers, Grandmaster Caz & More Bridge Generations in a Cypher w/ R.A. The Rugged Man (Video)

R.A. The Rugged Man is gearing up to go on his Shoot Me In The Head Tour, but before heading out, he did a show at SOB’s in New York

Talk About Ambition… Charles Hamilton Freestyles… For Nearly 19 Minutes (Video)

Harlem, New York MC Charles Hamilton understands that it takes extraordinary measures to win back a fan-base after several years of hiatus, public mishaps, and some industry controversy. He seems

Curren$y Picks Up the Pace on Sidewalk Show. It’s Still Soulful Though…(Video)

Curren$y has a penchant for laid-back, soulful beats. Few can ride a track with the flexibility and ease of Spitta. Ski Beatz also has a taste for these dark and

Donnie Trumpet & Chance the Rapper Deliver Some Colorful Sunday Candy (Video)

Donnie Trumpet & Chance the Rapper have made a colorful visual for their joyous and Gospel-tinged “Sunday Candy.” The artists are collaborating under the name The Social Experiment, and the

Raekwon & Ghostface Take the 2015 Coachella Stage and Rock Like Veterans (Video)

The first weekend of the 2015 Coachella Festival is taking place this weekend in Indio, CA. The stages and tents will be filled with performers and DJs all weekend long,

Lecrae Releases an Explosive Portrayal of America. It Isn’t Pretty (Video)

If there is any MC to help stimulate an open and honest conversation about the State of the Nation, it’s the conscious and spiritually-minded Lecrae. The Grammy nominated rapper has released the video

Rapsody Drops a Thunder Clap Freestyle Over Biggie’s Who Shot Ya (Video)

Rapsody’s profile has taken on new heights over the last few weeks after her inclusion as one of only two guest MCs on Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly album.

Tyler, The Creator Sets Off a Cherry Bomb of an Announcement (Video)

Tyler, The Creator has been quiet lately in terms of new music, until now. He released a new music video today (April 9) which, as he’s done in the past,

MC Lyte is Still Checking Mics Effortlessly. Just Watch (Video)

“When you say you love me, it doesn’t matter. It goes to my head as just chit chatter.” Ever since MC Lyte uttered those words on 1988’s “Paper Thin,” the

Ludacris and Marshawn Lynch Are in Full Beast Mode in His Latest Visual (Video)

Ludacris’ new album hit stores last week, but his hustle continues. Ludaversal showcases some of Luda’s most aggressive rhymes in years and none are more hard-hitting than in “Beast Mode.”

Rapsody Breaks The Backboard With A Freestyle, After Discussing Race & Complexion (Videos)

Rapsody continues to garner strong attention over the last month. Since appearing on “Complexion” from Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly, the Jamla Records veteran (of sorts) has a story

Bad Boys For Life: Looking Back on the Classic 20 Years Later

It’s been 20 years since Will Smith and Martin Lawrence teamed up to play detectives Mike Lowry and Marcus Burnett in the Michael Bay film, Bad Boys. An article from

Vince Staples’ Atypical Long Beach Upbringing Comes To Life In A Mini-Documentary (Video)

In the latest episode of “The Neighborhood,” Complex zooms in on Long Beach, California lyricist Vincent Staples. The video takes the viewers on a casual stroll through the young MC’s

Ghostface Killah, AZ & Kool G Rap Go to Battle in This Comic-Style Visual (Lyric Video)

It’s hard to believe that Ghostface Killah has released two albums in less than four months. Before Sour Soul, it was all about 36 Seasons. The narrative-style G.F.K. effort was