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Jerry Seinfeld Tells Wale To Spazz Out On Complex…In This Hilarious Spoof (Video)

Eleven months ago, Heads might recall Wale flipping out on Complex magazine’s Music Department for the exclusion of The Gifted from the Top 50 Albums Of 2013. In the recorded

Common & J Dilla’s The Light Was Part Of The Love Movement. Get The Backstory (Video)

Common’s career took a tremendous turn on 2000’s Like Water For Chocolate. At the perceived pinnacle of the Okay Player artist movement, Common and MCA Records made what is rarely

Wale Is Weaving All Recent Controversy Into Album About Nothing (Video)

When Wale announced The Album About Nothing, many Heads likely thought of the MC’s “Seinfeld”-inspired mixtapes, and thought it a progression back into the pocket that made him a star

Kendrick Lamar’s Complex Cover Story Breaks Down What A Guest Verse Will Cost Ya

To coincide with their new relaunch, Complex.com shared its August/September cover story, with Kendrick Lamar. The event follows a Monday morning that perhaps featured some GQ competition with a Kanye

Puff Daddy & Ma$e Detail the Making of Can’t Nobody Hold Me Down (Video)

Even though the track liberally sampled Grandmaster Flash’s “The Message” (and subsequently Ice Cube’s remix of “Check Yo Self”), in 1997 there were few songs that got the party started

Joey Bada$$ Has No Regrets In New Film Trailer (Video)

Joey Bada$$ and Green Label Sound release their official trailer for the Rik Cordero directed short film, No Regrets, today via Complex. No Regrets, scored entirely by Statik Selektah, features

Wale Addresses His Complex Issues on a New, Emotionally-Charged Song (Audio)

A day after addressing his recent issues (and last week’s threats) with Complex magazine and their “Top 50 Albums Of 2013″ with Peter Rosenberg and Ebro at HOT 97, Wale

Wale Addresses Complex Threat, Says Jay Z & Q-Tip Reacted To The News (Video)

After being silent since Friday (December 13), Wale finally addressed his taped phone-call with Complex magazine Associate Editor Insanul Ahmed. The Maybach Music Group verbally threatened the staff of the

When Rappers Attack: Here’s Why Wale Lost More Than His Cool With Complex (Food For Thought)

You never forget it when public figures lash out. As a sports-obsessed kid, I recall ‘90s NFL Quarterback Jim Everett flipping a table and lunging for Jim Rome after the

You Think Artists Don’t Take Lists Seriously? Listen to Wale Threaten Complex Because of Theirs (Audio)

Complex recently released their top 50 albums of the year list and, apparently, Wale was none to happy about not making the list. In addition to specifically calling out Juicy

Chance the Rapper Ponders Extraterrestrial Life (Video)

Chance the Rapper is definitely on the come up. His Acid Rap mixtape is one of the finest of the year and now he is gracing the cover of Complex

The Making of Jeru The Damaja’s Come Clean (Video)

Here’s an incredibly well done documentary on the making of Jeru The Damaja’s classic Come Clean. It features interviews with Jeru, DJ Premier, Talib Kweli, Special Ed, Pete Rock and

The Making of Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth’s They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.) (Video)

Here is a truly phenomenal documentary on the making of one of the greatest hip-hop songs of all time: Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth’s They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.). If

Complex’s 50 Best Guest Verses of All Time

Here’s another conversation starter from Complex. They’ve put together their list of the 50 Best Guest Verses of All Time. You certainly won’t agree with all of the picks and

Complex’s 100 Greatest Hip-Hop Beats of All Time (Food For Thought)

Complex recently compiled their list of The 100 Greatest Hip-Hop Beats of All Time. No doubt, there are a ton of bangers on the list, but naturally, it is one

RZA speaks on The Man With the Iron Fists and breaks down the music on the soundtrack (Video + Article)

Here’s a double play from RZA on The Man With the Iron Fists. First up is a video of him talking about the making of the film and its soundtrack.

Rich Forever vs. God Forgives, I Don’t: Which Rick Ross Project is better?

Complex did an interesting piece comparing and contrasting Rich Forever and God Forgives, I Don’t to see which Rick Ross project was better. Check out what they had to say

Nas interview with Complex (Video)

Here’s a cool interview of Nas by Complex (they are winning today). He discusses life in NYC, how he got the name Nasty Nas, the meaning behind the title of

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Mobb Deep’s The Infamous

Today is the 17th anniversary of the release of Mobb Deep’s The Infamous album. Similar to what they did for the anniversary of Illmatic, to commemorate the date Complex has

Organized Noize Tells All: The Stories Behind Their Classic Records

Complex has been doing an incredible series where they interview legendary producers and have them break down their classic songs track for track. In the past, they’ve done DJ Premier,

Rakim Speaks: The Complex Interview

Rakim interviews are few and far between these days.  Complex recently got a good one.  He discusses working on new material, other rappers whose work he respects, his recent nomination

J. Cole: In the Zone (Article)

Here’s an in-depth article chronicling the long journey for J. Cole from his beginnings to dropping his first album for commercial release, as the first rapper signed to be signed

Mobb Deep – Classic Albums By Classic Artists: The Infamous (Video)

Here’s another breakdown of a classic album by a classic artist. This installment features Prodigy talking about The Infamous. He speaks on the music used to create the samples on

J. Cole – Cole World: The Complex Review

Here’s a pretty dope track-by-track review of J. Cole’s Cole World:  The Sideline Story by Complex, particularly given that they weren’t allowed to name song titles or quote lyrics.  The

Complex has a great series where they have legendary producers breakdown their hits. The latest installment features Diamond D.

Past installments included DJ Premier and Pete Rock. Below is an excerpt. Click here to read the full article. Also, if you missed our latest mix which features a lot

It looks like Watch the Throne will actually drop before the end of the Summer.

Jay-Z  had a listening session for the album last night.  Complex has posted a compilation of the reviews.  You can check out the articles and a summary below. From Complex:

Complex did an INCREDIBLE feature a few months ago where DJ Premier broke down the stories behind many of his classic tracks. Here’s their newest installment of the series and it features none other than Pete Rock.

In a pure coincidence, we also chose Primo and Pete Rock as the first 2 installments of our Producer Series playlists.  Click here for the Pete Rock playlist and here

Believe it or not, it has been 16 years since Mobb Deep released The Infamous…

To commemorate the anniversary of the release of that landmark album, the good folks over at Complex just did an article detailing the making of The Infamous. Here’s the intro:

Complex has been killing the game with their compilations, lately. This week it’s their ranking of The 50 Greatest Hip-Hop magazine covers of all time.

In the past, it was the 25 best Kanye West verses of 2010 and DJ Premier’s breakdown of 38 of his classic cuts.  Whether you agree or not with their

REWIND! Gotta take it back to DJ Premier. Complex did a dope article where he breaks down 38 of his classic cuts.

This article is incredible.  Period.  You can listen to each song while reading what Premier has to say about each.  Check below for what he had to say about Nas’

Missed this dope article Complex did on the Top 25 Kanye West verses of 2010 but it’s worth posting late.

It includes a breakdown of each verse along with an audio snippet. It’s a must for all Kanye fans. Big props to Complex for this.  Click here for the article. 

10 reasons why 2010 was the best year ever in hip-hop: #6 Roll the dice…this was a year of taking BIG chances and they paid off.

EVERYBODY knows the music business as it has existed for the last few decades–where sales of recorded albums are the primary financial-driver of the business–is in trouble.  The record industry,

It's hard to believe but Nicki Minaj actually made a POP album…and it's really good.

I resisted the Nicki Minaj bandwagon for a really, really long time.  At first, I thought she was a Young Money puppet– a female extension of Lil Wayne.  Her clothes