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Jermaine Dupri Reunites The So So Def Roster For 25th Anniversary Tour Dates

Jermaine Dupri and his So So Def Records artists past and present have announced a tour stretching across the United States. The 2018 Songwriters Hall Of Fame inductee confirmed his So So Def 25th Anniversary Cultural Curren$y Tour dates. Notably, the producer, rapper, and decorated record exec will be joined by... Read more

Anthony Hamilton’s One-Of-A-Kind Voice Will Brighten Your Day (Video)

Over the last few years, NPR's Tiny Desk Concert series has become one of the richest platforms for showcasing great music, in its purest form. The franchise allowed artists like Oddisee and Rapsody to demo the richness and depth in their song-making, and completely re-introduced T-Pain to the world as... Read more

Anthony Hamilton Sings The Kind Of Soul Music That Makes You Say “AMEN” (Video)

Over the last few years, NPR's Tiny Desk Concert series has become one of the richest platforms for showcasing great music, in its purest form. The franchise allowed artists like Oddisee and Rapsody to demo the richness and depth in their song-making, and completely re-introduced T-Pain to the world as... Read more

Anthony Hamilton Puts The Gospel In Hotline Bling And Gives It New Meaning (Video)

With all the covers, remixes and non-stop plays of the original, Drake's "Hotline Bling," which was already derivative, will not die. And, just when it seemed there could not be another original re-invention of the song, enter Anthony Hamilton and his group, The Hamiltones. Hamilton has always been a singer... Read more

Rick Ross Releases His Black Dollar Mixtape (Stream & Download)

Just three days ago, Rick Ross announced he was releasing a new project today (September 3). Since then, Ross has been on a tear, leaking new music and videos--sometimes both--each day. Now, Ross makes good on his word and drops the entire Black Dollar project for free. The mixtape showcases... Read more

Ayatollah Releases A New LP Featuring George Duke Tributes & Wu-Tang Clan Members (Album Stream)

From Mos Def to Ghostface Killah to R.A. The Rugged Man, producer Ayatollah has been cooking up beats for well over 15 years. A descendant of the Rawkus Records era, 'Tollah found a home in Nature Sounds Records (J Dilla, Blu, Havoc), where he released several instrumental LPs. This week,... Read more

Take a Look Back at the Best Video Content of the Past Week (Video Playlist)

The past week in video brought new music videos from Ice Cube, Schoolboy Q and DJ Khaled featuring Scarface, Jadakiss, Meek Mill, Akon, John Legend & Anthony Hamilton, dope freestyles from Crooked I and Childish Gambino and pieces on Mike Tyson, J. Cole, Ab-Soul and more. Check out the video... Read more

Scarface, Jadakiss, Meek Mill, John Legend, Akon & Anthony Hamilton Appear In DJ Khaled’s Never Surrender (Video)

DJ Khaled has pulled off some pretty substantial collaborations over the years. In addition to his extensive work with YMCMB and Maybach Music Group, it was Khaled who united Jadakiss and Beanie Sigel, it was Khaled who pushed the button on "Grammy Family," which will be a highlight of the... Read more

Scarface, Jadakiss and Meek Mill Shine On New DJ Khaled Track That Also Features Akon, Anthony Hamilton & John Legend (Audio)

Granted, seeing DJ Khaled attached to a track makes many Hip-Hop heads a bit hesitant to take a listen. But when a song features both Jadakiss and Scarface, it deserves our ear, even if for just a little bit. Which brings us to "Never Surrender", a track that strays far... Read more

Nas and Anthony Hamilton perform World’s an Addiction on Conan (Video)

Nas and Anthony Hamilton graced the stage on Conan last night with a stirring performance of World's an Addiction with a full band. Check out the video below. Related: Nas and M1 from dead prez - Genocide Highway (Audio)... Read more

Devin the Dude always keeps it 100% funky. With a Herbie Hancock-inspired track and a hook that would make Anthony Hamilton proud, Got Bills To Pay is no exception.

Check it out. Click here to download. The singer on the hook brings some of that Anthony Hamilton gravely soul music and the track sounds like it was inspired by a faster version of this (starting at 41 seconds in): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jo5GcYeh7XA And, here's some of that Anthony Hamilton goodness: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4LVf9qdFYA... Read more