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The Roots Will Turn 2018’s Picnic Into A Dave Chappelle-Hosted Jam Session

The Roots Picnic has become one of the culture’s longest-running artist-run Hip-Hop festivals. The Philadelphia, Pennsylvania event has expanded to include New York City satellite festivals, and seen its share

Kendrick Lamar Reveals Tracklist & Release Date For “Black Panther” Soundtrack

On January 29, Marvel Studios hosted an early premiere of Black Panther ahead of its February 16 United States release. One of the most anticipated films of 2018, the superhero

Eminem Responds To His Critics With A Remix That Revives His New Album (Audio)

Three weeks after Eminem released Revival, he knows that his ninth album may have some fans questioning their faith in Marshall Mathers’ music-making. Although Em’ stayed mostly quiet since December

2 Chainz Is Working With Q-Tip On An Album To Show The World He’s A Lyricist (Video)

While respected by his peers, 2 Chainz is generally not revered as a lyricist among most Hip-Hop Heads. Enlisting the help of A Tribe Called Quest’s visionary rapper/producer Q-Tip, the

2 Chainz Shows He Has Freestyle Fire In His DNA As He Rips Kendrick’s Hit (Video)

Though an immensely successful rapper with six Grammy nominations (and one win), six Platinum (or better) selling singles, and even more juggernaut appearances as a featured guest on some of

Finding The GOAT Producer: Pete Rock vs. Kanye West. Who Is Better?

“Finding the GOAT Producer,” the third installment of Ambrosia For Heads’s annual battle series features Hip-Hop’s greatest producers vying for the #1 spot. Thirty producers were pre-selected by a panel

Finding The GOAT Producer: Just Blaze vs. Kanye West. Who Is Better?

“Finding the GOAT Producer,” the third installment of Ambrosia For Heads’s annual battle series features Hip-Hop’s greatest producers vying for the #1 spot. Thirty producers were pre-selected by a panel

Jay Pharoah Is Funny But This Freestyle Is No Joke (Video)

Jay Pharoah is not the first comedian who can imitate famous rappers and singers as part of his act. However, it is abundantly clear that the Virginia native is out

De La Soul Describe Their Million Dollar Album With Priceless Jewels

In two days (August 26), De La Soul will release its eighth album, and the Anonymous Nobody. Released through the trio’s own AOI (Art Official Intelligence) imprint, the album follows

Statik Selektah Gets 2 Chainz To Breathe That Hot Fire (Video)

This month, Statik Selektah opened up the roll-out to his album, appropriately titled 8. “Smoke Break” features 2 Chainz, and represented a directional shift for the Def Jam Records star,

Big Sean & 2 Chainz Show Out On A Mega Kanye West Posse Cut (Audio)

It has been four years since Cruel Summer showed the facelift of Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music. After a lot of mentions, Cruel Winter appears to be upon fans—in the midst

2 Chainz Leaves The Trap For Statik Selektah’s Soulful Boom Bap (Audio)

2 Chainz’ versatility is his marketability. The same Atlanta, Georgia MC who made a smash hit nearly a decade ago with Dolla Boy and Lil Wayne (“Duffle Bag Boy”) has

Chance, Wayne & 2 Chainz Make A Video That Even Skeptics Will Have No Problem Liking

Chance The Rapper has changed his career’s scenery quite a bit in the years between Acid Rap and this month’s Coloring Book. The Chicago, Illinois MC’s first single “Angels” stresses

2 Chainz & Lil Wayne Stage A Rap Battle & Throw Heavyweight Blows (Video)

Due to their immense commercial success, sometimes people forget that 2 Chainz and Lil Wayne can really RAP. They use the video for “Bounce,” from 2 Chainz’s just released album

A Documentary On Organized Noize Looks At The Genius & Drama In The Dungeon (Video)

Organized Noize is one of the most impactful musical groups of the last 25 years. The Atlanta, Georgia-based trio of Sleepy Brown, Rico Wade, and Ray Murray would be deeply

2 Chainz Makes A Video That Is Funny, Odd & Unsettling, For “Watch Out” (Video)

So many videos these days are paint by numbers. Seemingly, the vast majority fall into the category of ridin’ ’round shinin’, hangin’ with the homies or ballin’ in the club.

Listen to the Best Hip-Hop of August 2015 in 1 Playlist (Audio)

August 2015 was an incredibly complex month for Hip-Hop. On the one hand, it was filled with tragedy and will forever be remembered as the month when we lost the

2 Chainz Showcases His Often Underrated Lyrical Abilities on Goat (Audio)

2 Chainz is preparing the release of TrapAVelli Tre, the next installment in his TrapAVelli mixtape trilogy. The project will feature a variety of guest artists, including Wiz Khalifa and

$48,000 Sunglasses??? 2 Chainz Says They Better See The Future (Video)

2 Chainz has a fun and outrageous web series where he travels the world to see some of the most expensive things on earth. Typically joined by a famous friend,

How Does a $100,000 Martini Taste? 2 Chainz & Big Sean Show You (Video)

2 Chainz has partnered with GQ for a tongue in cheek series where he travels the world to partake in its most outrageously costly offerings. In the second episode of

Tech N9ne Might Have A Lyrical Radio Hit, Alongside 2 Chainz & B.o.B. (Audio)

Tech N9ne has kicked down the doors of the music industry the last five years. The Strange Music co-founder has elite sales, jaw-dropping revenue streams, and everybody imaginable in his

2 Chainz for Mayor? It Could Happen in 2016.

2 Chainz demonstrated his political prowess quite well recently in a spirited debate with CNN’s Nancy Grace about the legalization of marijuana. Now, it seems he may be prepared to

2 Chainz Eloquently Argues the Merits of Legalizing Marijuana on CNN (Video)

Many may not know that before his Rap career, 2 Chainz finished number two in his high school class and attended college. The resilient MC has a strong command of

Jamie Foxx Gets the Party Started with 2 Chainz & DJ Mustard (Audio)

Jamie Foxx turns to the hit-making machine that is DJ Mustard for his latest musical effort. Mustard abandons his trademark “hey hey hey hey” on the beat for a more

Game Leads A Charge Against Police Brutality With More Than 10 All-Star Guests (Audio)

Enough is enough. Game is among the Hip-Hop stars reacting to the murder of Michael Brown. The multi-platinum Compton, California rapper amassed a group of his contemporaries to speak out

Def Jam is Celebrating Its 30th Anniversary with a Mega Concert of Artists Old and New

2014 marks the 30th anniversary of Def Jam Recordings, the record company many would argue was the most important in cementing Hip-Hop’s legacy. Def Jam has been celebrating the landmark

This Week in Hip-Hop Brought a Righteous Verse from Lecrae, Videos from Common, Cormega, ONYX, YG & More (Video Playlist)

This week in Hip-Hop video brought some heavy hitters, including Lecrae conquering Sway’s 5 Swingers of Death MC challenge with a righteous verse, 19-year old Kanye freestyling, new music videos

2 Chainz Remakes Michael Jackson’s Thriller Video for Freebase (Video)

On December 2, 1983, arguably one of the most recognized videos of all time was released in the form of the 13 minute music video for Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” It

Ice Cube Goes From Gangsta Rap To Booty Bass On Drop Girl (Video)

Ice Cube is a musical chameleon in the best way possible. After his celebrated tenure as a Gangsta Rap innovator in N.W.A. and C.I.A., Cube went solo and was among

Ice Cube Teams Up With 2 Chainz on His Latest Release (Audio)

Ice Cube is back with a hot new track and a guest verse from 2 Chainz. This is very different from past Cube offerings, but it still bangs. Check out

The Message: The Complete Story of the Evolution of Hip-Hop (Video)

Next week (6/4 at 10pm EST), BET is premiering part 1 of a 4 part documentary on the evolution of Hip-Hop. The film will cover all 40+ years of the

This Week in Hip-Hop Video Brought an Eclectic Mix of Gritty Visuals & Old School Memories (Video Playlist)

The past week in Hip-Hop video brought our first look at Andre 3000 as Jimi Hendrix, Schoolboy Q revealing that he wanted the world to end in 2012, Game throwing

What Do Strip Joints and Cemeteries Have in Common? Schoolboy Q Has the Answer (Video)

Schoolboy Q has released the video for What They Want, his collaboration with 2 Chainz. It was filmed in New Orleans and features the unlikely combination of footage from cemeteries

Bun B – Fire ft Rick Ross, 2 Chainz & Serani

Bun B drops a new joint featuring Rick Ross & 2 Chainz. Check out Fire. Related: Statik Selektah – Funeral Season ft Styles P, Bun B & Hit-Boy (Audio)

AFH: Best Hip-Hop of August 2013 (Audio Playlist)

August may well go down as the hottest month of the year (literally and musically) when all is said and done. It will no doubt be remembered as the month

Robin Thicke – Give It 2 U ft Kendrick Lamar & 2 Chainz (Video)

What do Kendrick Lamar, 2 Chainz, EDM, Funk, Cheerleaders, Parade Floats and Twerkin’ have in common? Robin Thicke’s new video for Give It 2 U. The follow up to the

2 Chainz Performs Feds Watching With The Roots (Video)

Just weeks after ?uestlove’s manager’s memoir excerpts criticized his label-mate 2 Chainz, The Roots and Tity Boi shared the stage. Pharrell was not around, but whether you’re a fan of

Drake – All Me ft 2 Chainz & Big Sean

Drake gets 2 Chainz and Big Sean on his latest single. Here’s All Me. Related: Drake Releases 4 New Songs to Kick Off the Launch of his New Album Nothing

DJ Premier Speaks on His Favorite Current MCs and More (Video)

Here’s one that might be a scratcher for some Heads…The legendary DJ Premier, the stalwart of hip-hop credibility, named Drake as the current MC with whom he wants to work

Game – Ali Bomaye ft 2 Chainz & Rick Ross (Video)

Game drops a video for one of the hardest tracks on last year’s underrated Jesus Piece album. Check out Ali Bomaye featuring 2 Chainz and Rick Ross. Related: Game –

2 Chainz – Feds Watching ft Pharrell (Video)

Fresh off his performance at the BET Awards, 2 Chainz releases the video for Feds Watching, his collaboration with Pharrell. Check it out below. Related: Pharrell Discusses the Making of

B.o.B. – Headband ft 2 Chainz (Video)

B.o.B. releases his video for Headband featuring 2 Chainz (no appearance from the Old Spice man though). Check it out below. Related: T.I. – Memories Back Then ft B.o.B. &

Kendrick Lamar Performs at the BET Awards (Video)

Kendrick Lamar had a BIG look at the BET Awards last night, being the only performer to hit the stage 3 times. Check out his performances of Problems with A$AP

Pusha T – Who I Am ft 2 Chainz & Big Sean

New music from the hip-hop Ric Flair, Pusha T (wooo!). Check out Who I Am featuring 2 Chainz & Big Sean. Related: Pusha T – Numbers on the Boards (Video)

Wale – Rotation ft 2 Chainz & Wiz Khalifa (Prod. Travi$ Scott)

Wale’s latest release features verses from 2 Chainz and Wiz Khalifa. The track, which was produced by Travi$ Scott, has a dark and brooding feel, reminiscent of some of Kid

Pharrell Discusses the Making of Feds Watching with 2 Chainz (Video)

Here’s a glimpse inside the mind of Pharrell and the way he creates music. It turns out it wasn’t just the Feds Watching 2 Chainz that inspired that track. Pharrell

2 Chainz – Feds Watching ft Pharrell

Here’s a hot new joint from 2 Chainz that was produced by and features Pharrell. Check out Feds Watching. Related: Curren$y – Capitol ft 2 Chainz (Audio)

A$AP Rocky – F*ckin’ Problems ft 2 Chainz, Drake & Kendrick Lamar (Video)

A$AP Rocky drops a video for his collabo with 2 Chainz, Drake and Kendrick Lamar. Check out F*ckin’ Problems. Related: A$AP Rocky – Purple Kisses (Video)

Saigon says he wants to punch Rick Ross & 2 Chainz in the face (Video)

The headline is “Saigon says ‘I want to punch Rick Ross & 2 Chainz in the face.'” What follows is an interview where he very eloquently makes a case for

A$AP Rocky – F*cking Problem ft Kendrick Lamar, Drake & 2 Chainz

Here’s a new track from A$AP Rocky. You can listen to F*cking Problem featuring Kendrick Lamar, Drake & 2 Chainz below. Related: A$AP Rocky – Purple Kisses (Video)