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J. Prince & Kanye West Tell Drake & Pusha-T To Stand Down

At present, the world is waiting to see if Drake will respond to Pusha-T's ruthless diss from last week. The two longtime rivals exchanged same-day verbal haymakers on last month's "Infrared" (Pusha-T) and "Duppy Freestyle" (Drake). Those stakes were upped on T's "The Story Of Adidon," which attacked Drizzy's family,... Read more

Did Drake Bring Malice Out Of Retirement? The Clipse Have New Music In The Chamber.

For most of the decade, The Clipse have been on ice. Pusha-T stepped forth with a bustling solo and executive career. Meanwhile, Malice (nka No Malice) penned a memoir on his personal and spiritual transformation and began making music to reflect his life outlook. In 2017, No Malice did an... Read more

Finding The GOAT Group: Clipse vs. The LOX. Who Is Better?

UPDATE: Ambrosia For Heads treats its "Finding The GOAT" battles with the utmost care for accuracy and authentic results. Over the weekend, we detected fraudulent voting in the results of our most recent battle. It was the only battle of the current tournament where voter fraud was identified. To prevent... Read more

Finding The GOAT Group: Clipse vs. The LOX. Who Is Better?

UPDATE: Ambrosia For Heads identified fraud in this poll. A new, 24-hour ballot has been created for this battle using new voting tools. Voting ends Tuesday (April 17) at the new battle poll. “Finding the GOAT Group,” the fourth installment of Ambrosia For Heads’s annual battle series features Hip-Hop’s greatest... Read more

Pusha T Details Grindin’ A Clipse Breakup Into Putting G.O.O.D. Numbers On The Board (Video)

Today, Pusha T is president of one of Hip-Hop's most recognized labels of the last dozen years. He's launched enduring fashion brands, committed himself to causes and charities, all in the path of a career built on elite Rap lyricism. In the latest episode of The Blueprint, King Push' sits... Read more

Why MCs Avoid The Term “Christian Rap” Like It’s A Dirty Word (Video)

Less than three years ago, Lecrae reached the top of the pop charts with Anomaly. The Reach Records release, which subsequently went gold, marked a new pinnacle for what is commonly referred to as "Christian Rap." In this week's episode of TBD, Justin "The Company Man" Hunte examines the weird... Read more

Clipse’s Second Album Turns 10 Years Old & It’s Still A Major Key (Audio)

A little over four years after making their mainstream entry with 2002's Lord Willin', Clipse returned with Hell Hath No Fury, continuing their particular brand of religious imagery mixed with uncut street hustle. Years before Young Jeezy's "snowman" persona ruled the airwaves and while Rick Ross was just a couple... Read more

Styles P, Joey Bada$$ & Droog Reload The Clipse On A Black Milk Beat (Audio)

Fifteen years ago, Pusha T and No Malice kicked in the door to the industry with "Grindin'." The Lord Willin' single received some of the most captivating Neptunes production of all time, that took the Brothers Thornton's Virginia Beach attitudes, and projected them upon the world. Your Old Droog finds... Read more

10 Years After a Classic, No Malice Loves & Distances Himself From Clipse’s Music (Video)

Come November, an album which helped to define the sound of a generation will be turning 10 years old. In 2006, Clipse released their second album, Hell Hath No Fury, home to singles "Mr. Me Too" and "Wamp Wamp (What It Do)." However, as time would tell, its true strength... Read more

No Malice Won’t Count Out a Clipse Reunion, Announces New Film & Album (Video)

In the years since Virginia Rap duo the Clipse broke up, brothers No Malice and Pusha T have not made many appearances in the booth together, but as Push shared in a recent documentary, there has been no love lost between them. No Malice (fka Malice) embarked onto a life... Read more

Pusha T Narrates His Inspiring Life Story. It All Began With His Brother. (Video)

Pusha T has had what are arguably the best several months of his career lately. After being named the President of Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music imprint, the Virginia Beach MC is now riding the wave of critical acclaim left in the wake of King Push: Darkest Before Dawn: the Prelude,... Read more

Finding The GOAT Album: Clipse’s Lord Willin’ vs. T.I.’s Paper Trail. Which Is Better?

One year ago, Ambrosia For Heads launched a debate among its readers seeking to answer one of Hip-Hop’s most hotly-contested questions: who is the greatest MC of all time? “Finding The GOAT MC” lasted between September 2014 and May 2015, engaging millions of readers and ultimately producing its winner, as... Read more

Ever Hear The Shelved ’90s Clipse LP? The Neptunes Were Down From Jump. (Album Stream)

With Pusha T slated to drop his forthcoming album on Friday (King Push: Darkest Before Dawn, December 18) and the Clipse's two hugely successful studio albums, the appeal of the Virginia Beach, Virginia duo has yet to fade away, despite brothers Pusha and No Malice (f/k/a Malice) not having worked... Read more

If You Want To Understand No Malice’s Newfound Principles, Listen To These Backroom Bars (Video)

In the last week, a March video interview at South By Southwest found No Malice adamantly dismissing rumors of another Clipse album. While Heads across the universe may have sighed, eye-rolled, or just flat-out been upset, the artist formerly known as Malice has his reasons. The Virginia lyricist still takes... Read more

No Malice Puts Clipse Fans’ Hopes To Bed. “Being Very Clear” (Video)

Like all great groups (Outkast, A Tribe Called Quest, Wu-Tang Clan), The Clipse are currently sending some mixed messages in regards to their status. Both Pusha T and No Malice released studio albums in 2013, with very different sounds and messages. Push appeared on Mal's Hear Ye Him, which went... Read more

It’s Official…Pusha T Confirms He and No Malice Are Working on a New Clipse Album with The Neptunes (Video)

Despite being coy in an earlier interview with DJ Heat, Pusha T has confirmed via Facebook that reports about a forthcoming Clipse reunion album, produced by The Neptunes, are true. Check out the post and the interview where Pusha discusses the rumor leak, critical praise for My Name Is My... Read more

No Malice Discusses the Possibility of a Clipse Reunion and Being a Positive Rapper in Hip-Hop (Video)

No Malice stopped by 106 & Park to discuss his new music, the challenges with being a positive rapper in Hip-Hop and the possibility of a Clipse reunion in 2014. Check out the video. Related: Pusha T’s Sessions With The Neptunes Is Actually A Reunion For The Clipse?... Read more

Pusha T’s Sessions With The Neptunes Is Actually A Reunion For The Clipse?

Late last week, AFH reported that Pusha T was back in the lab with his mentors Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo. As The Neptunes, P and Chad had been working with Pusha Ton since the late '90s, during The Clipse's first (shelved) LP. Well, Karen Civil, a woman in the... Read more

No Malice – Shame The Devil ft Pusha T

Isn't it amazing that No Malice and Pusha T are releasing debut albums in the same Summer? They have more in common with Outkast than both being stranded in the Arista/Jive Records merger of the mid-2000s now. From his solo album Hear Ye Him which drops August 18, No Malice... Read more