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Troy Ave Has Been Shot For The Second Time This Year

For the second time this year, Troy Ave has been shot. The Brooklyn MC made headlines in May, as he was involved in a high profile shootout at a T.I. concert at Manhattan's Irving Plaza. That incident was caught on film, in part, as Ave was seen backstage, in pursuit of... Read more

Chance The Rapper’s Christmas In Hollis Spoof Is A Drop The Mic Moment (Video)

Chance The Rapper returned to SNL. Now Grammy-nominated, the versatile MC/singer did more than just perform select pages from his acclaimed Coloring Book. In one sketch, Chance perfectly nailed a copycat image of D.M.C., while Kenan Thompson takes on the Rev Run part. Together, these artists expertly spoof Run-D.M.C.'s indelible... Read more

How Sean Price Stole Christmas (Animated Video Short)

As Hip-Hop Heads collectively reflect on the year that has been, Sean Price's gargantuan absence is easily felt. In August, the world lost the father, husband, and 20-plus-year veteran MC from Brooklyn, New York. Throughout all of the changes in Hip-Hop and the world around it, the rapper formerly known... Read more

Golden Rules Makes A Holiday Song That Celebrates All That Goes Into Giving (Audio)

This year, some of the best holiday music has been drenched in reality. Macy Gray's "All I Want For Christmas" looked at bigger issues (Black Lives Matter, poverty, world peace) on her personal Christmas list. Now, Golden Rules, the Lex Records duo of Paul White and Eric Biddines makes a... Read more

DJ Jazzy Jeff’s Holiday Groove Has More Than A Touch Of Jazz (Audio)

DJ Jazzy Jeff knows how to do holidays right. His and MICK's Summertime mixtape series have made the Summer months even hotter. This time, as the year comes to a close, the West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Hip-Hop legend sprinkles a new track on fans. "Xmas Is Coming!!" is a straightforward Jazz... Read more

Macaulay Culkin Spoofs Home Alone…By Channeling Reservoir Dogs. (Video)

Film Home Alone has become a holiday classic. The John Hughes-directed Macaulay Culkin franchise is full of elaborate pranks, family-friendly humor, and always a feel-good takeaway. After multiple films (two starring Culkin), several scenes, lines, and Wet Bandits pitfalls are etched in the hearts of generations. Twenty five years later,... Read more

Macy Gray Releases The Realest Christmas Song, EVER (Audio)

Starting last week, many radio stations, retail stores, and festive audiophiles began breaking out the holiday music. Macy Gray is one artist who has release plans for the Christmas season. The veteran Soul/Pop songstress released a new tune called "All I Want For Christmas." However, if Heads were expecting a... Read more

Snoop Dogg Singing an Elvis Presley Christmas Song?? Hearing is Believing (Audio)

Snoop Dogg continues his reign as one of Hip-Hop's preeminent jokesters. To celebrate Christmas, he has released his own take on Elvis Presley's Blue Christmas, vocal inflection and all. If you need some holiday cheer, Uncle Snoop has got you covered. Related: That’s Not Mistletoe in Snoop Lion’s New Video…Check... Read more

Here’s a Dark and Twisted Take on a “Christmas Carol” From Killer Mike & El-P (Video)

When Run The Jewels' first album dropped this Summer, album closer "A Christmas F*ckin' Miracle" seemed a long way away. El's beat kinda had that caroling feel, while both men slowed it down for some of the best, most open verses of the amazing album. Just in time for Christmas... Read more

Merry Christmas from AFH – Playlist & 2012 Christmas Eve Mix from Kook DJ Red Alert & Funkmaster Flex (Audio)

Here's a Christmas hip-hop playlist for you, as well as the entire 5 hour 2012 annual Christmas Eve mix from Kool DJ Red Alert and Funkmaster Flex. Related: Freeway – Black Santa (Mixtape) Here is the Kool DJ Red Alert & Funkmaster Flex Mix: Hour 1 Hour 2 Hour 3... Read more

Hip-Hop Christmas Playlist

Here's a Hip-Hop Christmas playlist. Merry Christmas from AFH.... Read more

Merry Christmas to all. May your years only get better.

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