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Andre 3000 Said Big Boi Was The Best In OutKast. He’s Really 1 Of The Best In The South (Video)

Big Boi’s latest single from his Boomiverse album (Epic Records) is just as the title has it: a southern affair. Bringing together two of Atlanta’s favorite sons, Gucci Mane alongside Big Boi and featuring a prominent sample from the Underground King from the Lone Star state, Pimp C. Big Boi’s... Read more

Outkast & UGK Redefined Southern Rap. A New Song Shows Their Work Isn’t Done (Audio)

In the early 1990s, both OutKast and UGK made some incredible records. From Atlanta, Georgia and Port Arthur, Texas, these two duos used Funk, Blues, Rock & Roll to create their brand of Hip-Hop colorful, unpredictable, and highly authentic. Both acts wanted the rest of the Rap map to know... Read more

Kendrick Lamar Has Gucci Mane’s Head Hanging From A Mirror In The “Perfect Pint” Video

Kendrick Lamar will not allow himself to be put in a box. In his early days, he was seen as an underground rapper, willing to take on his entire peer group with his ferocious bars. When he released his major label debut good kid, m.A.A.d. city, Kendrick was transformed into... Read more

Did Nicki Minaj Just Turn All The Way Up On Remy Ma In This Scathing Diss Record? (Audio)

For months, listeners have been speculating that there is a storm brewing into a full blown beef between Remy Ma and Nicki Minaj. In November, Remy dropped a verse on a remix to Phresher's "Wait A Minute," that many took to be pointed barbs at the Black Barbie. On the... Read more

Gucci Mane Gives 1 Of The Realest Interviews Ever. It’s Unquestionable (Video)

Over the last 10 years, few Hip-Hop artists have been more influential than Gucci Mane. The Trap star has been as integral as Future and T.I. in making the Atlanta sound the most dominant in the culture. At the same time, few artists have been more controversial or faced more... Read more

Pusha T & Gucci Mane Join Common To Voice What Makes Black America Great…Again (Audio)

Throughout his career, Common has at times been—at least on paper—a left field featured guest. He appeared on albums like T.I.'s King when the Grand Hustle founder was the monarch of Trap. He made one of several Gil Scott Heron homages on The Game's "Angel" two years after, showing an... Read more

Nas, Vic Mensa & Game Hold Nothing Back On the Year’s Most Explosive Soundtrack (Audio)

The Birth of a Nation is already one of 2016's most talked about films, and it hasn't even been released yet. On October 7, the Nate Parker directed sensation will arrive in theaters, and due to its simultaneously historic and timely content, it already has American movie lovers buzzing. The... Read more

Tupac Left Prison A Superstar On A Vendetta. Gucci Mane Uses Him For Inspiration (Audio)

In the last year of his life, Tupac Shakur left Clinton Correctional Facility to claim the pole position in Rap music. While Me Against The World would go to #1 when 'Pac was incarcerated, his 1996 follow-up All Eyez On Me, is the (diamond-certified) double album he is largely remembered... Read more

Big Sean & 2 Chainz Show Out On A Mega Kanye West Posse Cut (Audio)

It has been four years since Cruel Summer showed the facelift of Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music. After a lot of mentions, Cruel Winter appears to be upon fans—in the midst of a heatwave. The same morning that some new 2 Chainz and Statik Selektah premiered, the first verified glimpse of... 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

Rewind: Kendrick Lamar – Vanity Slaves (Pt 1 & 2)

Listening to Kendrick Lamar's new song Swimming Pools (Drank) yesterday sent me on a journey. I needed to hear more K. Dot so I went back and really listened to one of his earlier joints with fresh ears. Vanity Slaves Pt 2 dropped in Feb but Pt 2 means there... Read more

Kendrick Lamar dropped a cool laidback heatrock with Vanity Slave.

Dude should definitely be in the discussion with Wiz, Curren$y and J. Cole as one of the best newcomers out there.  The track also features Gucci Mane on the hook. Click here to download.... Read more

Rick Ross' 9 Piece ft T.I. sounds like the third part of a trilogy that started with MC Hammer and B.M.F. What do you think?

Click here to download.  Here are parts 1 and 2 of the "trilogy": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rdNLClvoqro http://www.vimeo.com/13285609.... Read more