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Big Daddy Kane, Kool G Rap & More Takeover The Roots Picnic New York (Video)

This past weekend, The Roots held the first ever New York version of their annual picnic. Pulling out all the stops, they expanded the traditionally one day festival into two days, and built a star-studded lineup. Participating acts included Wu-Tang Clan, D'Angelo, David Byrne, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Swizz Beatz, EPMD,... Read more

The Symphony 2016 ft Kane, G Rap, Royce, Monch, Black Thought, Freeway & More (Video)

This weekend, The Roots hosted their first ever Roots Picnic in New York City. Held in Bryant Park, near Times Square, the two-day affair billed D'Angelo, Wu-Tang Clan, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Swizz Beatz, EPMD, John Mayer, David Byrne, The Jungle Brothers and many more. There were also a number of... Read more

A Handwritten Letter from Tupac Confirms He Had Plans to Unify the Coasts.

A handwritten letter from Tupac has been unearthed that confirms he was seeking to do an album which would unify the coasts. In the letter, Tupac tells a friend he is working on an album titled One Nation, which would include Greg Nice, Buckshot, Smiff-N-Wessun, Scarface, E-40 and...OutKast. While the... Read more

Smif-N-Wessun Keep it on the Reggae Tip with Born and Raised (Audio)

Smif-N-Wessun made a return to their reggae roots last month with the release of their song EP, Shots In The Dark. They continue the trend with the video for Born and Raised and the end result is another strong offering. The sound is organic and nothing about it feels forced.... Read more

Pete Rock & Smiff-N-Wessun – Top of the World ft Memphis Bleek (Video)

Here's a new video from the Pete Rock and Smiff-N-Wessun project that dropped last Summer. Check out Top of the World featuring Memphis Bleek. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FPKR6N_ZEo... Read more

Peter Rosenberg – What’s Poppin’ Vol. 1 (Mixtape)

Here's a new mixtape presented by Peter Rosenberg which features songs by Kendrick Lamar, Action Bronson, Skyzoo, The Kid Daytona, Asher Roth, Homeboy Sandman, J. Cole, Smiff N Wessun and more. Click here to download What's Poppin Vol. 1.... Read more

Pete Rock & Smiff N Wessun – Roses ft Freeway (Video)

Here's a new video from Pete Rock & Smiff N Wessun's dope Monumental album. Check out Roses featuring Freeway.... Read more

Pete Rock & Smiff N Wessun – Nighttime ft Buckshot

Here's a new video from the dope Monumental project that Pete Rock and Smiff N Wessun did together. Check out Nighttime ft Buckshot. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=TRC0XOCuuoU... Read more

DJ Jazzy Jeff and Mick Boogie dropped a crushing July 4th mix last year. Here’s part 2…

Click here to listen to and download Summertime 2.  The tracklist is below.  Here's Part 1 if you didn't get it last year. Here's the tracklist: 1 Intro: Summer Breeze 2 Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince: Summertime 3 Smif–n-Wessun: Bucktown 4 Jagged Edge: Where The Party At? 5 R. Kelly:... Read more

Pete Rock and Smiff N Wessun’s Monumental album dropped today. Check out their new video for That’s Hard ft Styles P and Sean Price.

Click here to buy the album. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=q8FrM6lJdkg... Read more

Here’s another hot joint from Pete Rock and Smiff N Wessun.

Check out (I'm A) Stand Up Guy ft Black Rob.  The Pete Rock/Smiff N Wessun album, Monumental, drops tomorrow.  With Curren$y and Dom Kennedy also dropping, it's shaping up to be a Super Tuesday for hip-hop. Click here for more from Pete Rock and Smiff N Wessun.... Read more

Pete Rock teams with Smiff-N-Wessun, Sean Price and Styles P to bring some new heat from some familiar names.

Check out That's Hard. The Pete Rock/Smiff-N-Wessun album, Monumental, drops on 6/28.... Read more