Erick Sermon Is Back To Giving Fans Some Green-Eyed Inspiration (Audio)

Erick Sermon stayed largely quiet in 2014. The EPMD co-founder did play Mass Appeal‘s Rhythm Roulette, but the Long Island legend largely shunned output this year. In the last two

Masspike Miles – Infatuated (Video)

Masspike Miles is not hip-hop but he did sing the hook on one of my favorite joints by Statik Selektah and Termanology (1982) a little over a year ago. Masspike

It's a great day for underground rap…which is a nice segue into the #8 reason why 2010 is the best year ever in hip-hop: The Return of the Underground.

This one is a bit of a contradiction.  The incredible underground releases this year certainly contributed to the musical strength of the year overall, but underground rap is consistently pretty