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Virgil Abloh Becomes First African American Artistic Director At Louis Vuitton

Ever since Hip-Hop culture glorified the idea of being "paid in full," Louis Vuitton has become a status symbol of style and success in the community. In the '90s, Raekwon sported a Louis satchel when he was photographed alongside Ghostface Killah in Supreme tees. Busta Rhymes has donned several suits... Read more

Ghostface Killah’s Mighty Healthy Was Inspired By A Divine Force That Brought Wu Together (Audio)

Earlier this month, Wu-Tang Clan released The Saga Continues. Charting at #15, the album is produced entirely by DJ Mathematics—creator of the Wu logo, and longtime touring mix-master for Method Man as well as Meth & Redman. Originally, in 2016, RZA—who executive produced the project and raps—stated that the next... Read more

EPMD Detail The Night Their Beef With Eric B. & Rakim Almost Got Physical (Video)

Earlier this year, EPMD joined Flava Flav, Large Professor, Bumpy Knuckles and more than 20 MCs at the 30th anniversary concert for Eric B. & Rakim's Paid In Full. Rakim and Eric's first concert together in years, also marked a historic armistice in 1980s Hip-Hop folklore. On this week's episode... Read more

Some Classic Rap-A-Lot Records Artwork & Logos Are Making One Supreme Comeback

Houston, Texas' Rap-A-Lot Records is one of Rap music's greatest anomalies. The label founded more than 30 years by James "Lil J" Prince has been largely responsible for the careers of Scarface, Devin The Dude, Z-Ro, and others. Despite its portfolio of platinum and gold albums, the label often keeps... Read more

How James Brown Made The Blueprint For Hip-Hop AND Today’s Music Business

The name Alan Leeds might not be widely-recognized outside of music industry circles, but the 40+ year veteran of the business has worked, in numerous capacities, with some of the all-time great. James Brown, Kiss, Prince and D'Angelo all considered him a key member of their behind the scenes teams,... Read more

“Got To Try A New Position.” How Public Enemy Made Prince Change His Sound

For the latest episode of Questlove Supreme, The Legendary Roots Crew drummer's new weekly Internet radio show, Quest traveled to Minnesota, for a special Prince edition of the broadcast. For nearly three hours, Quest spoke with collective members of The Revolution, Prince's band from 1979 to 1986, including Wendy &... Read more

Supreme Is Knocking Out The Streetwear Competition & Providing Re-Seller Gold (Videos)

In the "hype-beast" era of street-wear, Supreme has lived up to its name. The New York City-originated brand is 21-plus years deep in the game, and popularized by everybody from the late Harold Hunter, to Slick Rick, to Mike Tyson. Behind the red-and-white lettering, is a sub-culture. Supreme's cache extends... Read more

Rick Ross Is Better Than Supreme With Fabolous, Ma$e & Big K.R.I.T. (Audio)

Katt Williams opens by explaining the ways of a Mastermind on the remix to Rick Ross' single, "Supreme." Alongside Fabolous, Ma$e, and Big K.R.I.T., the rappers boast their individual brands of braggadocio, lacing their lyrics through the horn-charged production that sports Keith Sweat on the hook. Ross also gives a... Read more

Rick Ross Releases Visuals for the Keith Sweat-Assisted Supreme (Video)

Rick Ross keeps the visuals simple for "Supreme," his Mastermind collabo with Keith Sweat. The video features Ross taking in the good life in Miami. Check it out. Related: Nas, Rick Ross & Schoolboy Q Join Wiz Khalifa on the Remix to We Dem Boyz (Audio)... Read more

Reks has been MURDERING new tracks by legends like DJ Premier, Pete Rock, The Alchemist and more lately.

His new album also features tracks from other hot cats like Statik Selektah, Hi-Tek and Nottz. Now you can preview the whole album.  Click here to buy Rhythmatic Eternal King Supreme. Reks 'Rhythmatic Eternal King Supreme' by Brick Records... Read more