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Talib Kweli Discusses The Genius Of Madvillainy & Its Impact On Hip-Hop (Audio)

Last month, Madvillain's album celebrated its 14th birthday. In the early 2000s, MF DOOM and Madlib formed the group and recorded Madvillainy in the latter's bomb shelter studio in Glendale, California. The resulting Stones Throw Records album was a game-changer in the careers of two elusive, decorated veterans, both creatively... Read more

15 Years Later, J-Live Reflects On His Gripping 9/11 Commentary On “Satisfied”

Today marks the 15th anniversary of September 11, 2001. Within hours 2,996 people lost their lives that tragic day, as a result of four plane hijackings and subsequent crashes in New York, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia. For all who lived through it, the events and their impact continue... Read more

Snoop Dogg Developing New HBO Series With Makers Of Menace II Society & Boondocks

In the last 15 years, Snoop Dogg has launched two television series: the 2002-2003 MTV-spawned "Doggy Fizzle Televizzle" and the 2007-2008 two-season go for E!, "Snoop Dogg's Father Hood." Neither show made it past 18 episodes, respectively. However, the Long Beach, California Hip-Hop icon is not done. According to The... Read more

John Witherspoon Talks Black Jesus, The Boondocks and Memories With Robin Williams (Video)

John Witherspoon is a comedic O.G. The veteran entertainer has worked with the likes of Richard Pryor, Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock, Chris Tucker, Kevin Hart, Aaron McGruder and many, many more. Though he typically plays a supporting role, he often steals the show with his memorable one liners. He dropped... Read more

Episode 1 of Black Jesus is Here. What’s the Verdict? (Video)

Boondocks creator Aaron McGruder's new series, Black Jesus, premiered on Adult Swim earlier this week. The show is set in present day Compton and features a Black Jesus who curses, hangs with the homies and, wherever possible, delivers messages of forgiveness, love and compassion for humankind. The show has been... Read more

Aaron McGruder’s Black Jesus Series Prompts Protests & Scholarly Discussion

One week from today (August 7), Aaron McGruder's "Black Jesus" will arrive on Adult Swim. The "Boondocks" creator's latest venture is a satirical look at Jesus Christ, returning to physical form, as a Black man. With the trailer already out and stirring up both promotion and controversy, not everybody is... Read more

This Week in Video Brought New Redman & Method Man, DJ Quik, 1996 Kanye and More (Video Playlist)

This was a big week in Hip-Hop video, bringing new music from Method Man & Redman and DJ Quik, a bombastic lyric video from Busta Rhymes & Eminem, Nas' video for "Represent" 20 years later, a provocative video from Hopsin, footage of 19-year old Kanye freestyling, a preview of Aaron... Read more

Aaron McGruder’s Coming Back, But Not to the Boondock’s. Get Ready for Black Jesus (Video)

Leave it to Aaron McGruder to make his return to TV a project that makes The Boondocks look like a kiddie show. The creator of one of the most controversial comics ever is one-upping himself with his latest foray, Black Jesus. Just like it sounds, the series will focus on... Read more

Killer Mike & Alchemist Give The Boondocks A New Charged Anthem (Audio)

Next week, "The Boondocks" is dropping their mixtape to season 4. Regular Adult Swim collaborator (R.A.P. was released on Williams Street's label, after all) Killer Mike teamed with Alchemist to give a show-inspired anthem in "The Boonies." The song may be based on something besides the streets of Adamsville, but... Read more

The Boondocks – Asheru ft. Raheem Devaughn (download)

Fresh new song from one of the most slept on MCs.  If you like Talib, Common, Black Thought, J-Live or any other MC with something to say about more than whips and chicks, peep this (courtesy of Nahright.com).  Click here to download..... Read more