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Lupe Fiasco Says Kendrick Lamar Is Not A Top Tier Lyricist

In the eyes of many Hip-Hop fans, Chicago’s Lupe Fiasco was an exciting addition to the music and culture during the mid-2000s. In his first two albums, a slew of

Aesop Rock Mourns A Fallen MC & Spits Personal Bars Of Pain (Video)

Nine years ago today (May 25, 2008), MC/producer Camu Tao (aka Tero Smith) died after a battle with lung cancer. At a time when his solo career was gaining strong

15 Years Ago MF DOOM & Aesop Rock Shined Light Upon The “Black List” (Audio)

Earlier this year, Aesop Rock released The Impossible Kid. Down with the Rhymesayers crew, the LP marked the New Yorker’s fourth consecutive solo work to appear on the Top 200.

Listen To Aesop Rock’s Next Album While Watching A Shot-For-Shot Remake Of “The Shining”

Since the late 1990s, Aesop Rock has been an artist in every since of the word. The Long Island, New York MC, poet, and visual artist has tackled multiple mediums

Aesop Rock & Homeboy Sandman’s New EP is a Head Scratcher…In a Good Way (EP Stream)

Two of Hip-Hop’s most celebrated indie artists quietly released a collaborative E.P. earlier this week, and it’s another remarkable release Heads have come to expect from Stones Throw. Called Lice,

15 Years Ago, Talib Kweli, Mos Def, Common & More Used Hip-Hop for Justice. The Fight Continues.

Police officers (and law enforcement officials) murdering unarmed people of color has been a resounding issue, especially since the 2012 death of Trayvon Martin. However, while mainstream media has not

Aesop Rock Unleashes Two Sinister New Songs Filled With Cynicism & Wordplay (Audio)

Aesop Rock’s solo interests have been largely quieted since 2012’s Skelethon album (which marked a charting pinnacle for the veteran). Focused on his Hail Mary Mallon crew, and other artistic

Finding the GOAT: Who is Your Wildcard Pick for Round 2?

As we continue the ultimate battle for the title of the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time), we are asking you to help us rank who is the greatest MC to pick

Who Has Rap’s Biggest Vocabulary On The Hip-Hop Flow Chart?

Remember the intricate infographic that data scientist and Hip-Hop enthusiast Matt Daniels compiled displaying the artists with the biggest vocabularies in the game? Including the likes of the statistically most

MarQ Spekt & Blockhead’s SumOfItsParts Is As Cool Visually As It Is Sonically (Video)

Yesterday (July 29), Philadelphia MC MarQ Spekt and Manhattan producer/DJ Blockhead released Justplaywitit, their first collaborative LP. Like all albums, the artists may hope that it’s a “sum of its

Philly Underground Vet MarQ Spekt Links With Aesop Rock’s Homie Blockhead & The Results Knock (Audio)

Philadelphia MC MarQ Spekt recently released a whole album with Cunninlynguists’ MC/producer Kno. 2011’s Machete Vision was an underground favorite in many circles. Now MarQ links with another veteran producer

Discover Which MC Lyricist Reigns Supreme As Hip-Hop’s Top Wordsmith (Infographic)

Matt Daniels, designer, coder, and data scientist at Undercurrent in New York, has just compiled the first 35,000 lyrics from 85 of the most well respected, sought after MC talents

Aesop Rock – Skelethon (Full Album Stream)

Aesop Rock has been dropping a lot of heat over the last couple of weeks, including one of the best videos of the year ZZZ Top. Here’s a full stream

Aesop Rock – ZZZ Top (Video)

Aesop Rock just dropped one of the dopest videos of the year. Hands down. In fact, it’s not even right to call it a video. Instead, it’s a genius short

Aesop Rock – Zero Dark Thirty (Video)

We included Aesop Rock’s Zero Dark Thirty on our playlist featuring some of the best music to drop in April. Now, he hits us with the video that is sure

Aesop Rock – Zero Dark Thirty

Here’s a hot joint from Aesop Rock. Check out Zero Dark Thirty.  Related:  MF Doom & Ghostface Killah – Victory Laps

Evidence – Late for the Sky ft Slug and Aesop Rock

Evidence’s album Cats and Dogs is in stores in 2 weeks. Until then, here’s some brand new heat from the album. Check out Late for the Sky featuring Slug and

Murs and Aesop Rock, two underground kings, connect on Varsity Blues.

Murs is on the verse and Aesop Rock is on the boards.  Check out the video.

Here are 2 dope joints straight from the underground. Check out Varsity Blues 2 by Murs and I’ma Murder by Jarren Benton.

Murs’ Varsity Blues was produced by Aesop Rock and I’ma Murder was produced by SMKA.  Both showcase lyrics first but the tracks are still official.  I might blow up but