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Finding The GOAT Group: ONYX vs. M.O.P. Who Is Better?

“Finding the GOAT Group,” the fourth installment of Ambrosia For Heads’s annual battle series features Hip-Hop’s greatest collectives vying for the #1 spot. Sixty-two groups have been pre-selected by a

M.O.P.’s Lil Fame Releases His First Solo Video & Billy Danze Is Still By His Side

Lil Fame and Billy Danze have endured many eras of Hip-Hop while consistently giving audiences that hardcore Rap that they entered with during the mid-1990s. While the Mash Out Possé

M.O.P.’s Lil Fame Is Releasing His 1st Solo Album But He’s Still Mashing Out MCs (Audio)

Twenty-five years ago, M.O.P. asked “How About Some Hardcore?” They have been offering it ever since. Lil Fame and Billy Danze appear to have one of Rap’s strongest group bonds.

M.O.P., Apathy & Celph Titled Warn They’ll Stomp Out Rappers Like Godzilla (Audio)

Next week, Apathy is releasing The Widow’s Son. The celebrated member of Demigodz and Army Of The Pharaohs has promoted his upcoming release with a plethora of exciting looks. It

M.O.P.’s Fame & Heltah Skeltah’s Rock Join A Band For A Menacing Beastie Boys Cover (Video)

On his landmark album 1999 Black on Both Sides, Mos Def (nka Yasiin Bey) staked the claim for “Rock n Roll” being Black Music. “Elvis Presley ain’t got no soul,” he

Kool G Rap, Lil Fame & Freeway Are Wise Guys On And Off The Mic (Video)

Since 1986, Kool G Rap has stuck to his guns as a trailblazer of East Coast Gangsta Rap and a paragon of lyricism. His cinematic portrayals and trenchant analysis of

Lil Fame, Styles P & Conway Wage Mortal Kombat With The Mic & Finish It (Audio)

Just days after M.O.P.’s Lil Fame and The LOX’s Styles P appeared together on Chris Rivers’ behalf, they’re back for more. The Brooklyn and Yonkers connection resumes alongside Buffalo’s Conway

Chris Rivers, Styles P, Sheek Louch & Lil Fame Unite On A Track & It’s Far From Fair (Audio)

M.O.P. and The LOX. Those are two New York City institutions for making “wild out” street music. The angst, the imagery, and the aggressive deliveries for each group have been

Kool G Rap Strikes With 1st Single In 6 Years. Lil Fame & Freeway Back Up The Bars (Audio)

Lyrical Rap legend Kool G Rap has released his first official solo single in more than six years. Approaching June 2’s Return Of The Don album, G Rap prepares his first album with

M.O.P.’s Billy Danze Reveals His Mother Inspired The Theme For 1 Of Hip-Hop’s Hardest Anthems

Between 1994 and 2000, M.O.P. was climbing up the Pop charts with each release. Lil Fame and Billy Danze released their 1994 debut To The Death on the same Select

Lil Fame Mashes Out Alongside Termanology & Demands Respect On His Name (Video)

Besides his work with M.O.P. partner Billy Danze, one of Lil Fame’s closest musical affiliates is Termanology. Several years back, the two MCs released a joint album in Fizzyology, which

M.O.P. Always Rhyme Like Their Lives Depend On It (Audio)

The M.O.P. co-sign is big in Hip-Hop. Lil Fame and Billy Danze have helped introduce acts ranging from Teflon to Termanology in their illustrious 25-year career. The Brownsvillains come out

M.O.P. vs. ONYX May Make Heads Ante Up & Slam Down Some Cash (Video)

M.O.P. and ONYX both emerged on the scene around the same time. These early 1990s New York City Hip-Hop crews won over Rap fans and beyond with an energy that

M.O.P. & Apollo Brown Collaborate on Detonate and It’s Explosive (Audio)

In recent years, M.O.P. have explored with their sound. The Brownsville, Brooklyn duo of Lil Fame and Billy Danze have made some of their hit records with the likes of

Sean Price Confirms Upcoming Album Entirely Produced By M.O.P.’s Lil Fame (Audio)

Brownsville, Brooklyn is a legendary Hip-Hop locale. The same streets that raised Mike Tyson have afforded Rap music some of its most rugged sounds, courtesy of M.O.P., Heltah Skeltah, and

Rah Digga & Lil Fame Bully Weak MCs On A Meticulous Track (Audio)

Rah Digga and Lil Fame both stand for hardcore Hip-Hop, no matter what the trends out. The Mash Out Posse and Flipmode Squad go back, so why wouldn’t Fizzy Womack

Are We Overdue For That Lil Fame Solo Album? Hear This Freestyle (Audio)

For nearly five years, there has been talk of M.O.P. pausing to do solo albums by Billy Danze and Lil Fame. The problem? The Brownsvillians simply love mashing out, together.

After 20 Years Strong, M.O.P. Are Still Putting It Down (Audio)

M.O.P. are more than 20 years deep in a triumphant career. Always presented as underdogs, Lil Fame and Billy Danze have respected the jux since beginning. The Brownsville, Brooklyn duo

Lil Fame Takes ‘Em To Church On A Funeral Freestyle (Audio)

Lil Fame is more than 20 years deep in making music that speaks to angst, aggression, and abrasive street life. The Brooklyn, New Yorker known for his work with M.O.P.

DJ Kay Slay’s New Mixtape Features Big K.R.I.T., Freeway, Styles P, Raekwon & More (Mixtape)

After several hot leaks over the last few months, DJ Kay Slay releases his latest mixtape, The Industry Purge. The project features a host of guest MCs, including, Raekwon, Styles

Young Buck, Freeway & Lil Fame Take a Trip Down Memory Lane with Kay Slay (Audio)

On the eve of the release of DJ Kay Slay’s mixtape, The Industry Purge, he teams up with Young Buck, Freeway and Lil Fame (of M.O.P) to bring us “Memories”.

Lil Fame Talks Production Techniques, M.O.P. Beginnings and Biggie Smalls (Video Premiere)

Following last week’s opening entry to the “Learn From The Legends” video series (Da Beatminerz), producer Rodney Hazard stays in Brooklyn, New York to talk to another 20-plus-year innovator in

M.O.P., Inspectah Deck, Guilty Simpson & Bernz Rip Shop Together (Audio)

DJ EFN keeps unleashing the power-play collaborations. This time, the Miami, Florida-based DJ/producer asks, how about some hardcore? M.O.P. joins Wu-Tang Clan’s Inspectah Deck, Random Axe’s Guilty Simpson, and ¡Mayday!’s

Lil Fame Remixes M.O.P.’s Welcome 2 Brooklyn & Works In A Handful Of Classics (Audio)

M.O.P. bridged the gap with “Welcome 2 Brooklyn.” The Street Certified EP video single merged Mash Out with Maino, and showed the made shades of BK. Still hard at work

M.O.P. & Maino Cinematically Show You The Brooklyn They Love (Video)

As 2014 year-end lists flood the Internet, magazines, and more…one Hip-Hop album that seemingly deserved more recognition is M.O.P.’s Street Certified. Billy Danze and Lil Fame’s first foray with Nature

Do Remember: Killer Mike & M.O.P. – Push Back (Audio)

With Killer Mike on the minds of Ambrosia For Heads staff and readers this week, “Do Remember” looked deep within the Adamsvillain’s catalog this week. Back in 2008, Killer Mike

Tragedy Khadafi’s Pre Magnum Opus Features Lil Fame, Royal Flush & Meyhem Lauren (Album Stream)

While Tragedy Khadafi’s Pre Magnum Opus is truly a 40-minute set-up for the Queens, New York super-veteran’s next album (2015’s Magnum Opus) it’s better than that. The Juice Crew affiliate,

M.O.P. Discuss Their History with Jay Z & Dame Dash, Perform Ante Up & More with Sway (Video)

M.O.P. sat down with Sway and had an extended conversation amongst Hip-Hop O.G.’s. They discussed their extensive history, including some real talk about their history with Jay Z and Dame

Get A Deeper Look At A Joint From M.O.P.’s New EP With Cuts By DJ Premier (Audio)

M.O.P.’s new EP, Street Certified is now available. Within the Nature Sounds-released effort, executive produced by DJ Premier is “Heistmasters (Still At It).” The cut is produced by DJ Skizz

Your Old Droog Joins Lil Fame, Sean Price & Milano On This Dusty Throwback (Audio)

Aside from a Mac Miller cut (“Sleepers…”), Your Old Droog got on without much vocal assistance. Droog’s staple producer DJ Skizz gave him the ultimate cast of hardcore New York

Finding The GOAT: Ol’ Dirty Bastard vs. Lil Fame…Who You Got?

As we continue the ultimate battle for the title of the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time), we are asking you to help us rank who is the greatest MC to pick

M.O.P. & Maino Are Brooklyn O.G.’s Who Never Dodge (Audio)

M.O.P. never got that album they were promised from Jay Z at Roc-A-Fella Records or the one with 50 Cent at G-Unit some years later. However, after “Ante Up” became

M.O.P. & Chris Rivers Remake A Hardcore Big Pun Album Cut (Audio)

Back in 2000, just months after Big Pun’s death, his gold-certified sophomore LP, Yeeeah Baby released. Within the LP, there was an album cut, “New York Giants.” This track, co-produced

With DJ Premier Executive Producing, M.O.P Drops Street Certified Artwork & Tracklisting

Three years removed from their Sparta LP with German production outfit The Snowgoons, M.O.P. brings it back Stateside for their first EP. Street Certified is a nine-track effort, releasing November

M.O.P. & Busta Rhymes Show You The Life They Represent (Video)

In preparation for their new EP, M.O.P. release the visual for “Broad Daylight,” featuring Busta Rhymes. The video plays like a violent metaphor for Fame, Danze and Busta’s menacing lyrics

M.O.P’s Billy Danze Recalls To The Death, How About Some Hardcore 20 Years Later

This year, M.O.P’s debut album, To The Death, turns an astounding 20 years old. Released by Select Records on April 5, 1994, the LP was nearly entirely produced by fellow

M.O.P. Wears 2 Crowns In The County Of Kings In 187 (Video)

Following the release of “187,” complete with DJ Premier scratches, a Tears For Fears loop, and an homage to “Ugly People Be Quiet,” the Mash Out Posse unleashes their visual.

M.O.P. Shows How They’re The Original Backstreet Boys Alongside Domingo (Video)

Back in June, M.O.P. teamed up with Domingo for a Brownsville-to-East New York connection in “We Put It Down.” The Same Game, New Rules inclusion is the latest hardcore Hip-Hop

M.O.P., DJ Premier Scratches & A Classic ’80s Pop Loop Equals Amazing (Audio)

M.O.P. and First Family have been around for 25 years. However, Billy Danze and Lil Fame (who now only goes by Fame) started making some serious noise when they crossed

M.O.P. Still Makes That Bang-Your-Head-Against-A-Wall Music (Audio)

After over 20 years, the Mash Out Posse is still rugged, and never smooth. Billy Danze and Lil Fame linked DJ Jean Maron, who’s making some dope cuts with the

Lil Fame’s Fizzy Womack Persona Continues To Flex Production Skills, This Time For Lucky Tatt (Video)

A lot of the big M.O.P. anthems that come to mind are produced by Brownsville O.G. D/R Period as well as DJ Premier. However, closer inspection will quickly inform that

DJ Kay Slay Unifies Members Of Wu-Tang Clan, LOX, Mobb Deep, Capone-N-Noreaga & M.O.P. To Honor The ’90s (Audio)

DJ Kay Slay has a deep network, in and out of New York City. From his appearance in Style Wars to his longtime Thursday night show on HOT 97, the

Sean Price & M.O.P’s Lil Fame Keep The Collaborations Coming On J-Love’s NY Barbarians (Audio)

After a few collaborations lately, Heltah Skeltah’s Sean Price and M.O.P.’s Lil Fame seem to have found that Brownsville chemistry after 20-plus years in the game, respectively. The Outdoorsmen/longtime Wu-Tang

Lil Fame Get’s Busy on a New Freestyle (Video)

What is it about Lil Fame’s voice that makes you want to tear ish up every time he spits? The M.O.P. marksman has released a video for a short (but

Grand Theft Audio V (Mixtape)

Here’s the official mixtape for Grand Theft Auto V. It features verses from Jadakiss, Kool G. Rap, Prodigy, Jon Connor, Vado, Action Bronson, Fredro Starr, Cormega, Lil Fame from M.O.P.

Cormega – On The Road ft Lil Fame & Ill Bill

From the Grand Theft Auto V (GTAV) mixtape, three New York indie MC’s who all were once signed to major labels link up for a charged track produced by DJ

Suicide Kings – Savages ft M.O.P.

Anybody who knows me knows that M.O.P. is one of my favorite groups in all of music. The same way that Public Enemy channeled Hard Rock angst and chutzpah in

Termanology – Off The Block ft Sheek Louch, Lil Fame & DJ Kay Slay

Bronx, New York-based Termanology puts out projects (as does Statik Selektah) at an alarming rate. However, that doesn’t mean that the content isn’t strong. The Brick/ST. Records tandem has provided

Tony Touch Power Cypher FT A.G., Black Thought, M1, Lil Fame, Sean Price & Illa Ghee (Video)

In honor of his just-released The Piece Maker 3 (Return Of The 50 MC’s), Tony Toca brought some albums guests and friends to his Shade 45 show to kick some

DJ Skizz – Vio-Lence ft Lil Fame & Ill Bill (Video)

Lil Fame and Ill Bill go in on a grimy new track. Check out the video for Vio-Lence. Related: P-Money – The Hardest ft M.O.P. (Audio)