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Listen To The Best Hip-Hop Of December 2015 In One Playlist (Audio)

The number of Hip-Hop releases in December slowed, but the quality did not. In fact, it was one of the densest months of the year in terms of audio dope. Here's a playlist of the best the month had to offer. You'll hear music from PRhyme (DJ Premier & Royce... Read more

Royce Da 5’9″, Pharoahe Monch & D12’s Denaun Demolish a Track With Bars That Cook (Video)

Fans are often told to stand up for Hip-Hop, but it's increasingly rare that songs are of a quality that leave the listener with no choice but to rise from the seat in a salutation to what is emanating from the speaker. Denaun Porter's aptly-titled "Cooking" is one such track.... Read more

The DJ Premier & DOOM Collaboration Is Almost Here & Black Thought Is Joining the PRhyme Party

DJ Premier, Royce Da 5'9" and Adrian Younge's PRhyme collaboration is the gift that keeps on giving. The album, which featured vocals by Royce and production by Preemo, using samples of Younge's music, was released to critical acclaim near the end of 2014. It featured guest verses from Common, Jay... Read more

Royce Da 5’9″ & Logic Rain 7 Minutes of Lyrical Armageddon Over DJ Premier’s Magic (Audio)

In July, PRhyme, the collective of DJ Premier, Royce Da 5'9" and Adrian Younge, released a new track titled "Mode" that was included on the soundtrack for the Forest Whitaker and Jake Gyllenhaal led boxing film, Southpaw. The song featured Logic and was a 2 minute and 49 second lyrical... Read more

Yelawolf, Kxng Crooked, Royce Da 5’9″ & Rittz Host a Lyrical Clinic. MCs Take Note…(Audio)

Rittz is a confident MC--so much so that he invited three of Hip-Hop's fiercest spitters to join him on his remix. The result? Six minutes of nothing but rapid-fire BARS. Yelawolf, Royce Da 5'9" and Kxng Crooked (pka Crooked I) join the remix to Rittz's "LAF," and it plays like... Read more

DJ Premier Is a Supreme Producer But Can He Rap? Nah, But Here’s a Dope Interview (Video)

While at SXSW, PRhyme, DJ Premier & Royce Da 5'9", stopped by for a special edition of Sway in the Morning. They spoke on a litany of new topics, including new music Royce and Preemo are listening to (2:30), Royce's newfound hunger as an MC (5:30), Premier's idiosyncrasies (6:50), similarities... Read more

Premier & Royce Talk About Fighting Through the Hard Times and Being in a Good Place (Audio)

Here's a deceptively candid interview of PRhyme (DJ Premier & Royce Da 5'9") by NW3 Radio. After glossing over fascinating stories like Rock the Bells once offering Gang Starr $2 million to perform and Rakim once being arrested at a Royce show in NYC, the two men speak from the... Read more

Royce Da 5’9″ & DJ Premier Shut Down The Backroom With a Hot Verse & Beat (Video)

PRhyme (Royce Da 5'9" and DJ Premier) were the latest to hit The Backroom on 106 & Park, and the dynamic duo shut it down. Royce kicked a blistering verse that was part new and part from PRhyme's song "To Me, To U," all over a custom-made Premier beat. Press... Read more

DJ Premier & Royce Da 5’9″ Show No Courtesy to Hip-Hop Pretenders (Video)

As the year goes on, the Hip-Hop keeps getting stronger. Weeks ago, DJ Premier and Royce Da 5'9" made an announcement that left many Heads licking their chops in anticipation. The two were coming together to form a new supergroup, Premier's first since the legendary Gang Starr. What's more, the... Read more

Eminem & DJ Whoo Kid Have Released an Epic 66-Song Mixtape of Shady Classics (Mixtape)

Eminem is pulling out all the stops for the 15th anniversary celebration of Shady Records. In the span of two weeks, he released an instant classic 18-minute cypher featuring himself, Slaughterhouse and Yelawolf, and he's released some absolute killer records. He has an anniversary album coming soon and, as we... Read more

Eminem, Royce Da 5’9″, Big Sean & Danny Brown Lead a Detroit Takeover (Audio)

After nearly shutting down the Internet earlier with one of the strongest cyphers ever, Eminem and Royce Da 5'9" are back and they brought a few friends...or neighbors, to be exact. The dynamic duo leads an all-Detroit cast of artists, including Big Sean, Danny Brown, Dej Loaf and Trick Trick... Read more

DJ Premier & Royce Da 5’9″ Release Their 1st Video as PRhyme (Video)

A few weeks ago, DJ Premier & Royce Da 5'9" released a teaser video that set the Internet on FIRE. Days later, they would reveal that Premier has teamed with Royce to form his first group since Gang Starr. Now, they release the entire version of that visual which turns... Read more

PRhyme (DJ Premier and Royce Da 5’9″) Release the Artwork and Tracklist for Their New EP

DJ Premier and Royce Da 5'9" shook up the Hip-Hop world last month when they announced they were forming a group called PRhyme, Premier's first since Gang Starr. After releasing a teaser and a single, they now reveal the artwork and tracklist. The project will feature production from Preemo, samples... Read more

What are DJ Premier, Royce Da 5’9″ and Adrian Younge Cooking Up? Crack Music…(Video)

DJ Premier and Royce Da 5'9" have released a short video clip that looks like a teaser for something bigger to come. As Premier is on the wheels and producer Adrian Younge dusts off records, Royce lets off a BLISTERING verse. Whatever the case may be, Hip-Hop needs more of... Read more

Royce Da 5’9″ Releases New Song, Talks with Joe Budden & Jalen Rose About Total Slaughter (Video)

The Slaughterhouse crew stays on the grind, together and solo. Even as they are gearing up for the release of their new album, Joe Budden is preparing to battle Hollow Da Don on Saturday and Joell Ortiz is readying a new solo album. Now, Royce Da 5'9" has announced he'll... Read more

Ready for Some New Slaughterhouse? SayDatThen (Audio)

2 weeks after announcing a new album is coming, Slaughterhouse are back with an incredible new song produced by Nottz. The slow and plodding dark chords and hard drums give Joell, Royce, Crooked and Joe the space to do what they do best. Drop BARS. Ready for the weekend? SayDatThen...... Read more

Jon Connor – Michigan Sh*t ft Royce Da 5’9″

Jon Connor and Royce Da 5'9" rep their home state on Michigan Sh*t. Check it out below. Related: Jon Connor – Don’t Wanna Be ft Lia Mack (Video)... Read more

Havoc – Tell Me to My Face ft Royce Da 5’9″

Havoc is back with a new collabo with Royce Da 5'9". Check out Tell Me to My Face. Related: Havoc (of Mobb Deep) – Same Sh*t Different Day (Video)... Read more

Common, Slaughterhouse, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony and more comment on This Generation (Video)

Here's a dope promo for Murs & Fashawn's This Generation album which is in stores on 9/25. During a stop at Rock the Bells, the duo had a number of MCs comment on what they thought This Generation represents. Check out the video which features thoughts from Common, DJ Quik,... Read more

Slaughterhouse – Interview + Crooked I Freestyle (Video)

Here's a double dose of Slaughterhouse. First up is an interview of Royce Da 5'9" and Crooked I where they give props to Black Hippy and next is a 7-minute a capella lyrical assault from Crooked I. Check out the videos below. Related: Slaughterhouse - On the House (Mixtape)... Read more

Slaughterhouse – LA Leakers Freestyle

Slaughterhouse drops some verses on the I'm a Boss, Mercy and Not Afraid tracks for LA Leakers. Check it out below. Slaughterhouse - My Life featuring Cee-Lo (Video)... Read more

Slaughterhouse perform on The Tim Westwood Show (Video)

Slaughterhouse are the latest to blaze the mic on the Tim Westwood show. Check out Joe Budden, Crooked I, Royce and Joell Ortiz ripping through verses over the Stay Schemin' and I'm a Boss tracks and more. Hotness. Related: Method Man, U-God and Masta Killa drop verses on the Tim... Read more

Slaughterhouse Tour Episode. 4 (Joe Budden Arrested) (Video)

Slaughterhouse has been releasing a cool series of videos chronicling their latest tour. Here's installment #4 which addresses their recent show in NYC where Joe Budden was arrested. Joell Ortiz provides some comic relief about the arrest as well as some behind the scenes commentary on the show. Check it... Read more

Slaughterhouse performs in NYC (Video)

Slaughterhouse stormed NYC last night. Here's some video footage including a REE-DICULOUS a capella verse from Crooked I. Check it out below. Previously: Slaughterhouse perform at SXSW 2012 (full concert video)... Read more