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This Oral History of ‘Rap City’ Follows The Show From The Basement To The Top Floor

For nearly 20 years, Rap City brought Hip-Hop in its various forms into the lives of millions, helping elevate the once-fledgling culture into the mainstream. Easily the longest-running Hip-Hop show

A Tribe Called Quest & Anderson .Paak Will Rock The Grammy Stage Together

In just a couple of weeks, the 59th Grammy Awards will broadcast on February 12. While De La Soul, Chance The Rapper, Fat Joe & Remy Ma, Kanye West, Drake,

A Tribe Called Quest Drove Each Other To Greatness On Their Final Album (Video)

In less than 12 hours, A Tribe Called Quest will release We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service. The group’s first album in 18 years (and first

Why Shaq Is the Greatest Rapper Ever to Enter the Basketball Hall of Fame.

Later this week, Shaquille O’Neal will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, a venue which holds tributes to not only players, but also coaches, teams, and

DJ Quik Discusses Aging Gracefully In Hip-Hop

DJ Quik released his platinum debut Quik Is The Name more than 25 years ago. An early Compton, California Rap star, the artist born as David Blake has been integral

De La Soul Explain How The Fans Have Allowed Them To Make An Album Unlike Any Other

In late 2015, legendary Long Island, New York trio De La Soul announced the name of their forthcoming studio album as well as its featured guests, artwork, and backstory. The

After Being Re-Captured In Mexico, Is El Chapo On His Way To The U.S.? (Video)

Possibly the world’s most notorious wanted man, Mexican drug kingpin El Chapo, has been arrested and will likely face extradition charges by the United States. Born Joaquín Archivaldo Guzman Leora,

“Thriller” Has Sold 30 Million Copies, Making Michael Jackson the King of Everything

Forget Pop, Michael Jackson has just become the King of ALL Music, as the first artist to have an album be recognized for selling 30-million copies in the United States.

Kevin Hart is Breaking the Mold For Comedy Superstars. He Reveals How He Does It (Video)

Over the last few years, Kevin Hart has become comedy’s hottest superstar. And, like Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock and Eddie Murphy before him, he is blazing a new path for

A Week Before it Turns 20, the Movie ‘Kids’ is Being Remembered as a Classic

Rolling Stone called it “the most controversial film of the Nineties.” With mid-’90s New York City as its setting, the Larry Clark-directed film Kids struck a chord with an entire

Drake’s Done Talking. To Magazines Anyway.

On “F*ckin’ Problems,” Drake reminded listeners that he’s not “for the long-talking.” Communication will be at a premium with all formats it seems, for Drizzy. After there was a media

Suge Knight Speaks at Length on Doggystye and Death Row, Claiming Dr. Dre Did None of the Production. He Also Speaks About Snoop’s Murder Trial, the Impact of Death Row and More.

Suge Knight spoke at length with Rolling Stone about Doggystyle, Snoop, Dr. Dre, Tupac and Death Row Records in light of the 20th anniversary of Doggystyle. The Death Row captain

Kanye West Tops the Billboard Album Chart for the 6th Time

As expected, Kanye West took the sales crown for last week’s hip-hop super tuesday, moving nearly 329K units of Yeezus (followed by J. Cole’s nearly 298K units). The conversation about

Rolling Stones’ 50 Greatest Hip-Hop Songs of All Time (Food For Thought)

Rolling Stone has taken on the impossible task of trying to identify and rank the top 50 hip-hop songs of all time. They asked 33 artists and experts their picks

The Weeknd – Rolling Stone (Video)

Here’s the latest video from The Weeknd. Check out Rolling Stone. Related: Wiz Khalifa – Remember You ft The Weeknd (Audio)

T.I. – Here Ye, Here Ye ft Pharrell

Here’s some new heat from T.I. featuring Pharrell.  Check out Here Ye, Here Ye.  Also, below is an excerpt from Rolling Stone where T.I. discusses two possible titles for his

Will Humans and Machines Merge in the Next 30 Years?

2001: A Space Oddysey? Terminator? The Matrix? these were all preparing us for the (relatively immediate) future, if this man is right.  Click here to read the Rolling Stone article.