Here’s the latest to drop from the Freddie Gibbs/Statik Selektah project.

Check out the video for Keep It Warm ft Smoke DZA and Chace Infinite.

Here’s a spirited interview of Phife and Michael Rapaport on the upcoming A Tribed Called Quest documentary.

Beats, Rhymes & Life:  The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest will be in theaters soon.  Check out the interview.

Jay Rock dropped his heat rock Hood Gone Love It a couple of days ago. Here’s the video.

Kendrick Lamar drops a verse and J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League supply the track. Check it out.  This new Cali generation has a bright future. Click here to download.

Here’s a very interesting and intelligent discussion about the state of J. Cole’s career.

Do you think J. Cole will be able to live up to the enormous expectations that came after The Warm Up mixtape and him being the first rapper signed to

The Roots recently linked with Rakim to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Paid in Full. Here’s some footage (not nearly enough) of the performance and some interviews with ?uestlove, Black Thought, and Rakim Allah.

Props to for the news brief. Also, if you missed it, click here to check out our back in the day mix that centers on the late 80’s/early 90’s

Here’s a dope interview of Pharoahe Monch from HypeTrakTV. Check it out.

Here’s a description of the video from HypeTrakTV: We had the opportunity to meet with Pharaohe Monch a few weeks ago and speak to him on a wide range of

The audio for Curren$y’s She Don’t Want a Man dropped a couple of weeks ago. Here’s the video.

Curren$y’s Weekend at Burnie’s drops on Tues. Click here to download.

REKS’ Kill ’em is a smart satire on the state of hip-hop.

He dons the voice of a villain trying to destroy the culture.  The video is animated and similarly creative. Check it out below. Click here to listen to the whole

Little Brother may be no more but all 3 members are still putting out great music.

One of the latest to drop from the former LB is Rapper Big Pooh’s FatBoyFresh Vol.1: For Members Only (which you can buy here).  Here’s the video for Wooden Wall

The latest 3 Little Digs video features Big K.R.I.T. performing Country Sh*t.

K.R.I.T. flips it up a bit in the middle. Check it out.

Gotta show love to the Magnificent Jazzy Jeff. He’s been working with an artist named Ayah.

She has a Jill Scott-like vibe to her: soulful with a little hip-hop sensibility sprinkled in. Check out the video for Notorious. Here’s another really dope joint from Jeff

Here’s the latest Pac Div video from their stellar Mania mixtape.

Check out Your F*ckin’ Song.  If you don’t have Mania yet, click here to check it out.

Cooking Soul laced The Cool Kids with an ill track for the remix of Gold Links.

It’s got a hard beat and samples from Eric B. and Rakim and Erick Sermon. Check out the video. And, here are the Eric B. and Rakim and Erick Sermon

Moe Green kicks a few verses over a track from The Weeknd. Check out the video for 707.

Click here to download.  And, if you haven’t downloaded The Weeknd House of Balloons album, you can listen to the whole thing and download it below.  The track Moe Green

Here’s a new joint from Potluck ft Murs and Mistah F.A.B called Hands Up. The accompanying video is a must see for Murs fans.

It shows Murs getting his locks chopped and taking on a new look. Check it out. Click here to download Hands Up.

Here’s a HIGHLY entertaining interview of DJ Quik, courtesy of Karmaloop TV.

He covers everything from stories about Eazy-E to the pros and cons of social media. Check it out. Also, click here if you missed this really dope mini-documentary on Quik

Here’s a pretty dope DJ Premier interview.

Primo talks a lot about the craft of DJing, including his embracing of Serato.  Check it out.

Method Man dropped some ill verses on the Tim Westwood show with U-God and Masta Killa.

Now, it’s Bun B’s turn…Check out the Trill O.G. doing his thing in the UK. If you missed the Wu-Tang Freestyle, check it out here.

Late on this one but better late…Check out the video for Dom Kennedy’s Grind’n.

This is the first single from Dom’s upcoming album, From the Westside With Love 2.

The tributes to Gil Scott Heron continue to roll in. Here’s one by Chuuwee.

The lyrics are potent and talk about the continuing struggle, but the visuals don’t quite match…Good song though.  Check out Scott Heron.

Ice Cube live on Jimmy Kimmel…Today Was a Good Day. Nuff said.

Wu-Tang fans get ready. Here’s an 11 and a half minute freestyle from Method Man, U-God and Masta Killa.

Oh yeah, it’s serious.  This comes courtesy of the Tim Westwood Show.  Check it out.

Action Bronson has been dropping a lot of heat rocks lately but how much do you know about the man?

Here’s a short video that gives a little insight.  His flow has been compared to that of Ghostface Killah, but in reality, he’s a Chef…Check out the video (props to

If you’re a Kidz in the Hall fan, their new MTV web series is pretty dope.

Check out Episodes 1 and 2 of Kidz in the Hall: Here Now below. Episode 1 Tags: Sucker Free Episode 2 Tags: Sucker Free

There are so many bangers on Big K.R.I.T.’s Returnof4eva, it’s hard to pick a favorite.

Here’s a video for ONE of them. Check out this live performance video of My Sub which was produced by 3 Little Digs. Click here for another incredible live performance

Here’s the latest video from Talib Kweli’s Gutter Rainbows album. Check out Mr. International.

The video features lots of great shots covering Talib’s journey across Europe. Great song. Great video. Nuff said.

Rakim speaks on his favorite verse in this interview. What’s yours?

SO many choices, but mine would be “I take 7 MCs put ’em in a line…”  You know the rest. Here’s the interview.

The videos from Pharoahe Monch’s W.A.R. album have been on the same level as the tracks–top notch.

They are shot elegantly and come with compelling stories.  Black Hand Side ft Styles P & Phonte is the latest.  Check it out. Also, if you missed it, check out

Big K.R.I.T.’s Country Sh*t (remix) video features Ludacris and Bun B. Straight fire.

Check it out. This is from K.R.I.T.’s Returnof4eva mixtape, which is the gift that keeps on giving. Click here to download it.

Here’s the fourth video off Pusha T’s Fear of God mixtape.

Check out Alone in Vegas. Click here for more from Fear of God.

Nipsey Hu$$le was poised to blow last year after being named an XXL Freshman, and then his album got derailed.

He’s back with a new video from his Marathon mixtape. Check out Keys to the City.

Here’s a new DJ Quik video off The Book of David. Check out Nobody ft Suga Free.

Also, click here for an incredible mini-documentary about DJ Quik.

eLZhi’s ELmatic mixtape was easily one of the best of the year.

Check out his video for It Ain’t Hard to Tell.   And, if you’re not up on Elzhi’s mixtape yet, do yourself a favor and click here to download it.

Ready for a new Roots album? Not yet…and not soon enough, but it’s coming.

Check out the interview below of ?uestlove and Black Thought for more details. Here’s an excerpt from the story, and click here to read the whole thing: For the follow-up

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 and  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.