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Mac Miller Was A Shining Example To All That Authenticity Always Triumphs

“Like how could he go? He was part lion.” That lyric, pulled from Mac Miller’s 2013 track “REMember,” was a heartfelt inquiry addressed to the universe. How, at such a young age of 20-years-old and a future so bright, could it be possible for his dear friend Ruben Eli Mitrani to... Read more

When DJ Premier Speaks Hip-Hop Listens. Here are His 20 Favorite Songs of 2013.

There have been lots of wrap up lists of the "best of" 2013, including many of our own. When one of the greatest producers of all-time weighs in, however, Heads take note. DJ Premier has put together his list of his 20 favorite Hip-Hop songs of the year and some... Read more

Lord Finesse – Crate Diggers + Playlist of His Songs & Productions (Video + Audio)

Lord Finesse may be one of the most slept on talents in hip-hop EVER. As a double threat MC/producer, he had a legendary run in the 90's, releasing acclaimed underground albums and producing tracks for artists like Big L, Biggie, Dr. Dre, OC, Fat Joe and more. Here's an interview... Read more

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 and crunched the numbers. The list is respectable and thought-provoking. You can read it in its entirety and listen to... Read more

Mos Def – Rarities, Feature, B-Sides (6 Mixtapes)

The folks over at RealHipHopHead have been doing a bunch of dope mixtape series where they do a deep dive into rarities, b-sides and features of artists. They've done everyone from Jay Electronica to Blu to Nas. Their most recent series features Mos Def (pre-Yasiin Bey). We hit you with... Read more

Mos Def – Rarities, Features, B-Sides (Vol. 4) (Mixtape)

The folks over at RealHipHopHead have been killing it with their series of compilations. They've put together series of B-sides, rarities and features for the likes of Nas, Blu and more. The latest 6-part compilation focus on the work of Mos Def (before he was Yasiin Bey). Click here to... Read more