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A New Documentary Shows The Amazing 29-Year Journey Of De La Soul (Video)

De La Soul have always been about looking forward. That attitude has kept them relevant in Hip-Hop for nearly 3 decades, and made them trendsetters for much of that period. In 2016, they've been the subject of conversation as much as at any time in their career, as their record-setting... Read more

Jerry Heller, Co-Founder Of Ruthless Records & N.W.A. Manager, Dead At 75

Longtime music industry veteran, Jerry Heller has died at the age of 75. Earlier today (9/3), Heller's cousin, Gary Ballen, confirmed to Billboard that Heller passed away on Friday (9/2). While Heller was most known as the co-founder of Ruthless Records with Eazy-E, and the manager of N.W.A., he worked... Read more

P.M. Dawn’s Prince Be Passes Away At Age 46

Diabetes has claimed the life of another member of the Hip-Hop community. P.M. Dawn's Prince Be passed away earlier today, at the age of 46, from renal kidney disease. According to TMZ, the condition was a result of complications related to diabetes. Yo! Former MTV Host Doctor Dré Wants to... Read more

Prince Has Passed Away At The Age Of 57

In an enormous loss for music and pop culture, Prince Rogers Nelson, known to the world simply as Prince, has passed away at the age of 57. TMZ reports that the artist was found dead at his Paisley Park home outside of Minneapolis early this morning. On April 15, Prince's... Read more

Celebrate Phife Dawg’s Life & Legacy Through His Music With This Tribute Mix (Audio)

For many of us, today has been one of deep mourning and reflection, as we process the death of Malik "Phife Dawg" Taylor. The "5ft Assassin" was a co-founder of A Tribe Called Quest, one of the most influential groups in music of any genre. Many words have been written... Read more

Phife Dawg From A Tribe Called Quest Passes Away At Age 45

In unbelievably tragic news, Malik Taylor, better known as Phife Dawg from A Tribe Called Quest, passed away on March 22, at the age of 45. While the cause of death has not been disclosed, Phife suffered from Type 1 diabetes for decades, and underwent a kidney transplant in 2008.... Read more

Rest In Peace To Harlem Globetrotter Legend Meadowlark Lemon (Video)

Rest in peace to George "Meadowlark" Lemon who died in Scottsdale, AZ on Sunday, December 27. For fans of the Harlem Globetrotters from the 1960s and beyond, Lemon was synonymous with the team for more than two decades. Nicknamed "The Clown Prince of Basketball," Meadowlark was a huge personality on... Read more

Gang Starr’s Guru Dead at 43

Keith "Guru" Elam died on April 20, 2010 at the age of 43 after a long battle with cancer.  I knew Guru personally and he was always nice and humble when we spoke.  Regardless of all the rumors that swirled around his death, he left a lasting musical legacy, both... Read more