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Big K.R.I.T. rips it on this live version of Time Machine. Check out the video.

A lot of these live clips sound like ish…but this one is shot well and bumps.

You may have heard by now that Juice is being remade and Soulja Boy is reprising the role of Bishop. All backlash against him aside, could ANYBODY ever fill that role the way Tupac did?

If it’s been a while since you saw the hip-hop classic that showed the world Tupac was as much a force to be reckoned with onscreen as he was offscreen,

DJ Quik: Compton Alumni is a REALLY dope mini-documentary.

The film is very well shot and gives some great insight into the life and times of DJ Quik, from the man himself.  Check out the whole short film below.

Here’s a video for one of the best songs on The Jets’ Jet Life to the Next Life mixtape.

Check out Nothin’ Lesser ft Young Roddy and Trademark Da Skydiver. Click here to listen to and download the Jet Life to the Next Life mixtape.

Kidz in the Hall have been doing it BIG for years but they have never made it big.

They will get their chance starting Sunday as their new reality web series, Here Now, debuts Sunday on www.kidzinthehall.com and  suckerfree.mtv2.com.  They also have a new album, Occasion, dropping later

Salute to Shaquille O’Neal. His presence in the NBA will be sorely missed.

In honor of the big fella, here are a couple of dope joints linking Shaq and hip-hop’s big fella, Biggie Smalls. First up is Shaq’s Can’t Stop the Reign ft

The video for Can’t Wait is the 3rd collabo between Cyhi Da Prince and director Decatur Dan for CyHi’s Royal Flush mixtape.

They are 3 for 3. Check it out. Click here for more from CyHi and Decatur Dan and a link to download CyHi’s Royal Flush mixtape.

You can hear 9th Wonder’s influence in Khrysis’ beats…That’s a good thing.

It’s in the boom BAP and dark chords.  Khrysis laced King Mez with a banger called From the South.  Check out the video ft Thee Tom Hardy and Sean Boog.

Kids These Days are a dope hip-hop BAND. They have a hot spitter, guitar, trombone, saxophone, drums and more…

Check out their new video called Summerscent. Click here for more Kids These Days.  And, speaking of hip-hop bands, these cats were one of the first (and no, it’s not

The video for Bad Meets Evil’s Fast Lane is coming soon. Until then, here’s a sneak preview.

Click here for the latest from the Royce Da 5’9″ and Eminem collabo.

Curren$y + Nardwaur = Straight Entertainment

Check out Round 2 of their interviews. Here’s their first interview:

Big Sean ripped My Last on Jimmy Kimmel.

The New Edition sample really comes alive with live instrumentation. Check it out. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azFV4qHyHA0

Ahh…here we go. Here’s the new video for Kendrick Lamar’s HiiiPoWeR (ft J. Cole on the production). Get ready for Section 80.

If you’re feelin’ this, check out this mix featuring new Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole and many, many more “new” cats who are killing the game right now.

Big K.R.I.T and Slim Thug have been making some incredible collabos lately.

It’s cool to see different “generations” of Southern rappers coming together to make good music.  Here’s the video for Slim Thug’s Coming From ft Big K.R.I.T. and J-Dawg.  Also, click

Here’s the first video from Trademark Da Skydiver, Young Roddy and Curren$y’s stellar mixtape, Jet Life to the Next Life.

Check out Jet Set/Jet Life.  Props to 2DopeBoyz for making the mixtape happen. If you missed it, click here to listen to the whole mixtape and download it.

Pac Div go in on a sample of one of the best tracks from Andre 3000’s The Love Below.

Check out the video for Fallin’, from their mixtape, Mania, which you can listen to and download below. Need some more Pac Div in your life?  Check out their video

Erykah Badu’s Window Seat beat is the gift that keeps on giving. The latest beneficiary is The JETS.

Check out their video for Pilot Seat. Click here to listen to and download The Jets mixtape, Jet Life to the Next Life.  And, click here to download Pilot Seat

Sir Michael Rocks of The Cool Kids dropped a really hot mixtape in March. Here’s a new video for Livin’ It Up, one of the toughest joints on the mixtape.

It’s a Cool Kids/JETS collabo with Sir Michael and  Trademark Da Skydiver going in on a super soulful track.  Check it out. Click here to listen to and download the

Here’s a cool little short film on Big Boi called The Crown Life.

As the name suggests, it’s brought to you by Crown Royal (with product placements aplenty) but it’s actually a well done behind the scenes look.  They do justice to the

You know Kendrick Lamar’s music but what do you know about the man?

Here’s a cool little interview giving some insight into his mental. Check it out.  Props to Ruby Hornet for the clip. Click here for more from Kendrick Lamar.

Dom Kennedy brings you some more of that new G-Funk with Designer Sh*t.

Check out the video. This is from The Original Dom Kennedy mixtape. If you haven’t gotten it already, do yourself a favor and scoop it here.

The Kid Daytona dropped one of the hottest mixtapes of 2010. Here’s a video for one of the best songs off the mixtape: Padma (So Buttery).

Check it out. Click here to download The Interlude mixtape.  And here’s the live version of Padma (So Buttery) from BET’s 106 & Park. He did it big with a

Kendrick Lamar gets his best Wiz Khalifa flow on. Check out this behind the scenes video.

Not sure if this was made for public consumption but it looks like he was having fun and his impersonation is kinda dope…

Slim Thug has been on his grustle lately. He ripped verses for both E-40 and Big K.R.I.T. last month, and here’s a new solo joint from him.

Check out the video for Miss Mary. Click here for That Candy Paint from E-40 ft Slim Thug and Bun B and click here for Big K.R.I.T.’s Now or Neva

Last week Elzhi dropped his incredible tribute to Nas’ Illmatic. Here’s a cool video that tells how it went down.

Check it out. If you haven’t downloaded ELmatic yet, click here.  It’s a monster.

Sade has inspired some dope hip-hop performances lately. Killa Kyleon murders the Soldier beat.

Check out the video.  And, if you missed it, click here to check out Sade’s first ever collaboration, The Moon & The Sky, featuring Jay-Z.

Saigon just dropped the video for his song Clap off his album The Greatest Story Never Told.

Just Blaze is on the track and Faith Evans is on the hook. It’s a great song from an even better album. Check it out.

EDO.G has been dropping nothing but HEAT the last few weeks. Here’s some more.

Check out the video for Stop It. Ed’s album, A Face in the Crowd, drops on 5/17. It’s sounding like a winner.

Curren$y’s mixtape with The Alchemist, Covert Coup, is one of the best of the year.

Here’s the video for Blood, Sweat and Gears from that project. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iL_QXrYrOzY&feature=player_embedded Click here to download the Covert Coup mixtape.

TechN9ne adds to the long list of solid Toca Tuesday Freestyles.

This one was clearly a written verse, as are most “freestyles” these days, but it’s still dope (even with a flub). Check it out. Click here for more Toca Tuesday

Here’s another ill sample. Check out how Nottz flips this classic Queen track for Pusha T.

Here’s the video for Pusha T’s Open Your Eyes.  This is another one from Pusha T’s stellar Fear of God mixtape. Here’s the Queen classic:

Pac Div comes with some of that new G-Funk on Rollin’. This one BUMPS.

Check out the video. This joint is off Pac Div’s Don’t Mention It mixtape which DEFINITELY deserves mentioning. If you don’t have it already, listen to the whole thing and

Here’s the last installment of Kidz in the Hall’s Brain Candy series. The mixtape drops on Thursday.

Check out the video tease and full song for Playground. Click here to download.

Check out this preview of a MONSTER new track from Detox, set to 24/7-like visuals of Shane Mosley and Manny Pacquiao. The song is called Die Hard. It’s about to go down…

Check out this preview of a MONSTER new track from Detox, set to 24/7-like visuals of Shane Mosley and Manny Pacquiao.  The song is called Die Hard.  It’s about to

Here’s a new video from Kev Brown and Kaimbr. Check out Go Green.

Click here to download a mixtape of Kev Brown classics.

Raekwon’s Shaolin vs. Wu-Tang album keeps on rolling.

Here’s the video for Butter Knives. For more Raekwon, click here.

It’s time for another Toca Tuesday Freestyle. This one comes courtesy of Random Axe (aka Black Milk, Guilty Simpson and Sean Price).

They go in over 2 beats, one of which is from Odd Future (peep the quick reference from Black Milk). Check it out. Click here for more Toca Tuesday Freestyles

Black Cobain and Wale go IN on 4am. The rhymes are on point and the track is lush and soulful.

Hopefully this move to Maybach Music Group is going to give Wale some more shine without changing who he is as an artist. Check out the video for 4am. Speaking

Here’s a simple but stylish video from Versis called Slow Down.

Watch the video and and listen to Versis’ whole album, illcandescent, below. Here’s the album: iLLCANDESCENT by Versis

What’s better than a new song from Phonte? A new song and a new video from Phonte…

Check out Focus’ song Uh! ft Phonte and the latest video from The Foreign Exchange’s Authenticity album, The Last Fall. Here’s Uh! UH! feat. Phonte by Focus… And, here’s the

Reks’ latest album is packed with tracks from some of the most credible producers in hip-hop.

He’s already dropped videos for songs produced by DJ Premier and The Alchemist.  The latest video is for Mascara, produced by Statik Selektah.  Check it out. For more Reks, including

?uestlove has long been one of the more fascinating personalities in hip-hop but has he always been like that?

Check out how he was when he was 17 from the latest episode of MTV’s When I was 17.