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Dee-1 Makes Thoughtful Bounce Music, Evident In This Backroom Freestyle (Video)

New Orleans, Louisiana MC Dee-1 has the respect and support of some of the Bayou City's masters of Bounce. Mannie Fresh and Juvenile both clamored to work with the RCA Records-backed artist. In his recent appearance in "106 & Park's" The Backroom, Dee delivers lyrics with substance and flare at... Read more

Logic Rocks The Multi-Syllabic Rhyme Scheme In His Backroom Freestyle (Video)

Logic's Under Pressure release date (October 21) has been an all out blitz of content. From free album streams, camera crews meeting his parents in the livingroom, interviews, and everything between, it would not be complete without a freestyle from the proven star of the free-form approach. Hitting the "106... Read more

Lil Dicky Hits The Backroom With One Of The Smoothest, Fastest, Most Confident Raps Out (Video)

Out of thin air, Philadelphia's Lil Dicky swings through the "106 & Park" Backroom booth where he simply shakes apart the walls with a fast, highly-confident freestyle that is both original and humorous. Like his "No, I will not fix your computer shirt," L.D. (Larry David, as he explains) uses... Read more

Sha Stimuli Works His Magic In The 106 & Park Backroom (Video)

Brooklyn, New York veteran Sha Stimuli made one of the biggest stops of his career at The Backroom in BET's "106 & Park." Lord Digga's brother, a onetime Jermaine Dupri protege at Virgin/EMI Records uses a fragmented style, hitting various themes (candy bars, '80s television, networks) to discuss the sugar-coated... Read more

Ras Kass & Apollo Brown Takeover the Backroom for a True School Verse (Video)

Ras Kass and Apollo Brown took over The Backroom on 106 & Park to deliver some True School Hip-Hop. Ras dropped a vintage verse while Apollo manned the wheels of steel with an original track. Check out the video. Related: Ras Kass & Apollo Brown Slice Down That Humble Pi... Read more

Remy Ma Reveals Her Post-Prison Plans, Confirms Record With Jadakiss (Video)

Yesterday (August 11), Remy Ma made her first televised appearance since being released from prison earlier this month. The artist formerly known as Remy Martin sat on the "106 & Park" stage opposite one of her loyal supporters in Shad Moss (fka Bow Wow). The former Terror Squad member who... Read more

G-Eazy Shows Out On A BET 106 & Park Backroom Freestyle (Video)

In part of Oakland, California's latest wave in Hip-Hop comes MC/producer G-Eazy. Having worked with E-40 and A$AP Ant, this week's These Things Happen is a barn-stormer of a debut from the latest Rap innovator from the Pacific Northwest. Hitting BET's "106 & Park" Backroom Freestyle. The stylish MC showcases... Read more

King Los Won’t Back Off The Mic On 106 & Park’s “The Backroom” (Video)

Former Bad Boy Records affiliate King Los takes a break from Kid Ink's "My Own Lane Tour" to stop by BET's The Backroom and goes on a lyrical tirade for the 106 & Park freestyle series. The talents of the Baltimore wordsmith were recently given high praise by Lupe Fiasco... Read more

Listen To The Precision Lyricism Of One Of Hip-Hop’s Masters As Pharoahe Monch Takes On The Backroom Booth (Video)

Since the days of Organized Konfusion, Pharoahe Monch's breath control, wordplay, syncopated delivery, and metaphors have made him in the most elite class of MCs, all time, in Hip-Hop. With P.T.S.D. available now, Monch hits BET's Backroom for an accapella display that dazzles: Related: Pharoahe Monch Opens Up About His... Read more

If You Want To Understand No Malice’s Newfound Principles, Listen To These Backroom Bars (Video)

In the last week, a March video interview at South By Southwest found No Malice adamantly dismissing rumors of another Clipse album. While Heads across the universe may have sighed, eye-rolled, or just flat-out been upset, the artist formerly known as Malice has his reasons. The Virginia lyricist still takes... Read more

No Malice Discusses the Possibility of a Clipse Reunion and Being a Positive Rapper in Hip-Hop (Video)

No Malice stopped by 106 & Park to discuss his new music, the challenges with being a positive rapper in Hip-Hop and the possibility of a Clipse reunion in 2014. Check out the video. Related: Pusha T’s Sessions With The Neptunes Is Actually A Reunion For The Clipse?... Read more

Buckshot – The Backroom Freestyle (Video)

Buckshot is the latest go to work and drop a verse in The Backroom on 106 & Park. Check out the video. Related: 9th Wonder & Buckshot – Crazy (Video)... Read more

Loaded Lux – The Backroom Freestyle (Video)

Loaded Lux is the latest to drop some gems in The Backroom on 106 & Park. Check out the video of his verse below. Related: Loaded Lux – Santino (Video)... Read more

Action Bronson – The Backroom Freestyle (Video)

Action Bronson steps into The Backroom on 106 & Park and drops a verse. Check out the video. Related: Action Bronson & Alchemist – Rare Chandeliers (Mixtape)... Read more

King Mez is the latest to step into The Backroom on 106 & Park (Video)

Related: Big Sant – Rap Ni**a ft King Mez, Tito Lopez & Phonte (Audio)... Read more

Rapsody rhymes in The Backroom (Video)

Rapsody is the first woman to bless The Backroom on 106 & Park with a dope verse. While she is the first lady to rock the blue mic, don't call her a femcee or a female mc--just an ill lyricist. Check out the video below. Rapsody's The Idea of Beautiful,... Read more

Skyzoo – The Backroom Freestyle (Video)

Skyzoo is the latest to drop a verse in The Backroom on 106 & Park. Check out the video. Related: Skyzoo - Give It Up (Video)... Read more

Jon Connor – The Backroom Freestyle on 106 & Park (Video)

Jon Connor just tore down The Backroom with the verse he spit. He attacked the mic like he was fighting for his life. Be clear. Dude is FOR REAL. Check out the video. Related: Jon Connor – While You Were Sleeping (Mixtape)... Read more

Asher Roth – The Backroom Freestyle on 106 & Park (Video)

Asher Roth is the latest to step into The Backroom on 106 & Park and beat up the mic. Check out the video of his freestyle below. Related: Asher Roth - The World is Not Enough (Audio)... Read more

Lupe Fiasco discusses his new album and video on 106 & Park (Video)

Lupe Fiasco stopped by 106 & Park to talk about Food & Liquor 2 and his thought-provoking video for Bitch Bad. Check out the interview below. Related: Lupe Fiasco - Bitch Bad (Video)... Read more

Curren$y rhymes in The Backroom on 106 & Park (Video)

Curren$y is the latest to step into The Backroom on BET's 106 & Park and drop a verse. Check out the video. Related: Curren$y - Toca Tuesday Freestyle (Video)... Read more

Childish Gambino in The Back Room on 106 & Park (Video)

Childish Gambino kinda smashed The Back Room on 106 & Park. Check out the video of him going in on the mic below. Related: Kendrick Lamar - The Back Room (Video)... Read more

Big K.R.I.T. discusses his album release on 106 & Park (Video)

Big K.R.I.T.'s Live from the Underground album is in stores now. If you downloaded and liked a mixtape or a song from K.R.I.T. over the last 3 years (if you're down with AFH that means YOU), BUY THIS ALBUM NOW. Support good hip-hop. Here's a video of K.R.I.T. on 106... Read more

Kendrick Lamar – The Back Room Freestyle (Video)

Kendrick Lamar visited The Back Room at 106 & Park and kicked some hot verses. He mentions "good kid in a mad city" a few times so this might be a preview of what's to come on his album of the same name. Check out the performance below. Related: Kendrick... Read more

Big K.R.I.T. on 106 & Park (Video)

Big K.R.I.T. hit 106 & Park yesterday. He introduced his video for I Got This and discussed his upcoming Live From the Underground album, including a feature from BB King. K.R.I.T. also did a behind the scenes interview where he deciphered some key acronyms in Hip-Hop like KRS-ONE and I... Read more