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Public Enemy’s Chuck D Discusses Being 1 of the 1st Internet Rap Artists (Video)

Public Enemy are often cited as being lyrical and sonic pioneers. However, their trend-setting career moves are sometimes overlooked. Chuck D speaks to HardKnock TV about the group being one of the first major label Rap acts to go independent and embrace the Internet as the distribution platform of the... Read more

DECODED: Joey Bada$$ & CJ Fly “Hardknock”

Joey Bada$$ and CJ Fly break down some of their verses from Hardknock in the latest edition of DECODED. It definitely gives a good taste of how ill their wordplay is--even they had missed some of the other's double entendres. Check out the video. Related: Joey Bada$$ - 1999 (Mixtape)... Read more

Joey Bada$$ – Hardknock (Video)

Here's a new video from Joey Bada$$. If you don't know this kid yet, get familiar. He's super-talented and, at 17, he's just getting started. You will hear the Nas influence on him in this song. Check out the video for Hardknock. Related: Joey Bada$$ - Waves... Read more