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Kid Capri Explains Why He Has Beef With Funkmaster Flex (Video)

Two of the most recognized names in DJ’ing, especially for those in and around the New York City area, are currently beefing. For those following social media, mixtape legend Kid

Swizz Beatz Says He & Nas Made An Album Together In 2016 & A Taste Is Coming

It was in the summer of 2016 that DJ Khaled released “Nas Album Done.” That video single, belonging to the Miami, Florida-based DJ/producer’s #1 album Major Key signaled something that

Fabolous & Jadakiss Get Dressed To Kill To Deliver More Lethal Rhymes (Video)

When Fabolous and Jadakiss announced they’d be putting out a collaboration album, fans were initially wondering how it would sound. Sure, the two MCs are about as New York as

Nipsey Hussle & Swizz Beatz’s New Anthem Says The Sky Is The Limit (Audio)

Life is too short to listen to bad music. So…let AFH fight through it for you and only supply you with that great stuff. Despite the reports, Hip-Hop is alive

DMX Jumps On Kanye West’s Beat And Makes It About Real Pain (Audio)

In March of 2016, Swizz Beatz teased a remix of Kanye West’s “Real Friends,” from his Life of Pablo album, that featured DMX. On his Instagram post, Swizz said “Oh

DMX, Swizz Beatz, Eve, The LOX & More Are Ruff Rydin’ Across The USA

Two months after their reunion at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York City, the Ruff Ryders have announced that they’re taking their show nationwide in September. DMX, Eve, Swizz

Mysterious Ads Cause Fans To Watch The Clock For A New Jay Z Album

Jay Z has not released an album since 2013’s Magna Carta…Holy Grail. That album arrived on July 4 of that year, after it was announced June 16, during the NBA

Swizz Beatz Details Why DMX’s Next Album Will “Change The Game” (Video)

DMX has been on the minds of Hip-Hop fans for many reasons in recent days. The legendary rapper is expected to release a new album later this year, an eagerly

DMX Reportedly Checks Into Rehab After Canceling Multiple Concerts

UPDATE: Days after a “medical emergency” was cited as the reason DMX canceled at least three concert appearances, the rapper has reportedly checked into a Southern California rehabilitation facility for

DMX Gon’ Give It To Ya…But He Now Wants Trap Beats To Do It

For more than one year, DMX has reportedly been preparing his eighth album. In May of 2016, Swizz Beatz, one of X’s longest collaborators, confirmed his deep involvement, as well

As Eve, DMX, Swizz, Drag-On & The LOX Plan A Ruff Ryders Reunion, Here’s The Scenario (Audio)

This week, the Ruff Ryders announced their reunion homecoming, planned for April. The Hip-Hop collective (which began first as a party promotions company in the late 1980s) is largely responsible

Swizz Beatz Premieres A New Song Featuring Nas, Jay Z, DMX & Jadakiss And It’s Unreal (Video)

Note: To hear the track, skip to 2:27:15 in the long video, or play the short clip just below. Although they have both reached G.O.A.T. status among Hip-Hop producers, with

Just Blaze & Swizz Beatz Have A Beat Battle For The Ages. Watch The Masters Work (Video)

Note: To hear the track, skip to 2:27:15 of the video. Although they have both reached G.O.A.T. status among Hip-Hop producers, with catalogs of hits rivaled by few, at their

DMX & Swizz Beatz Return With A New Banger That Confirms The Dog Is BACK (Audio)

Last year, Swizz Beatz teased Rap fans. In an Instagram post from 2016, he said “I am truly ultra proud of the steps my brother has been taking to greatness

Finding The GOAT Producer: Swizz Beatz vs. Timbaland. Who Is Better?

“Finding the GOAT Producer” begins. The third installment of Ambrosia For Heads’s annual battle series features Hip-Hop’s greatest producers vying for the #1 spot. Thirty producers were pre-selected by a

Swizz Beatz Says He & DMX Are Seriously Working & He “Can’t Wait” To Release The Music (Video)

2017 marks five years since DMX has released an album. Swizz Beatz has been involved in all seven of Dark Man X’s albums, and his eighth will be no exception.

Cassidy’s Initials Are B.A.R.S. & He Freestyles Into 2017 With Some Of His Best (Video)

Philly veteran MC Cassidy has been unusually quiet lately. Save for a Team Backpack Cypher alongside Ghostface Killah and Twista, the onetime Ruff Ryders member crept slow through 2016. That

Busta Rhymes Unleashes The Dragon On A Fiery Swizz Beatz Track (Audio)

Last month, Busta Rhymes made key contributions to A Tribe Called Quest’s We got it from Here…Thank You 4 Your service album. In an usually slow five year period for

Swizz Beatz Reveals DMX Did Not Want To Do “Ruff Ryders’ Anthem” (Video)

“Stop. Drop. Shut ’em down, open up shop.” As Heads know, those words open “Ruff Ryders’ Anthem,” one of the biggest Hip-Hop anthems of all-time. However, the song almost didn’t

Swizz Beatz Says DMX Is “Clean, Focused” And Working With Dr. Dre & Kanye West

DMX, one of the biggest artists of the turn of the millennium, might be poised for an epic comeback. As fans know, Dark Man X has battled substance abuse and

KRS-One Sounds Off On Da Police As Swizz Beatz Nods To B.D.P. (Audio)

KRS-One proves to be the perfect MC for Swizz Beatz’ massive remix for “Jason.” The 2015 video single which originally featured Jadakiss gets Boogie Down Productions’ “The Bridge Is Over”

Freddie Gibbs Flips A Jay Z Vol 2. Concept With Some Hard Knock Bass (Audio)

Back in 1998, Jay Z and Swizz Beatz tapped into a musical pocket completely different from Jay’s work with DJ Premier, Ski Beatz, Irv Gotti, or Timbaland. The Ruff Ryders’

Andre 3000 & Kanye West Are Surfing “Waves” In The Studio Together

Kanye West albums are often ensemble affairs. 2010’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy and 2004’s The College Dropout are two specific albums known for their sprawling personnel. While the album

LL Cool J’s Mama Said Knock You Out vs. DMX’s It’s Dark And Hell Is Hot. Which Is Better?

One year ago, Ambrosia For Heads launched a debate among its readers seeking to answer one of Hip-Hop’s most hotly-contested questions: who is the greatest MC of all time? “Finding

Jadakiss & Swizz Beatz Speak Directly To The Badges Of Brutality (Video)

Just days after “Jason” released to audio, Jadakiss and Swizz Beatz drop the visual. The track captures the suspense associated with the Friday The 13th slasher franchise, where Jason Vorhees

Jadakiss & Swizz Beatz’s Chemistry Is Scary Like Jason (Audio)

For more than 15 years, Jadakiss and Swizz Beatz have had an undeniable sonic chemistry. The 2 first linked on N.O.R.E.’s 1998 headbanger, “Banned From TV,” and their alliance has

Jadakiss Jacks Jay Z for Another Beat. What’s His Name? JADA…(Audio)

Kiss the week goodbye, as Jadakiss hits Friday April 17 with not one, but two lyrical scribblings over Jay Z instrumentals. This time, Jada’ takes the Swizz Beatz-helmed “Jigga My

Ever Hear This Mix of Jay Z Mashups with Songs By Biggie, 50 Cent, Whodini, The D.O.C., Soul II Soul and More? (Mixtape)

Here’s a look back at a mixtape of Jay Z mashups put together by DJ Lennox. He takes thirty of Jay’s choicest vocals and seamlessly blends them with songs made

Game Leads A Charge Against Police Brutality With More Than 10 All-Star Guests (Audio)

Enough is enough. Game is among the Hip-Hop stars reacting to the murder of Michael Brown. The multi-platinum Compton, California rapper amassed a group of his contemporaries to speak out

Episode 1 of The Message Documentary Speaks on Kool Herc, Afrika Bambaataa, Grandmaster Flash, Run-D.M.C., LL Coo J & Much More (Full Video)

Episode 1 of BET’s Hip-Hop documentary, The Message, covers roughly the first decade of Hip-Hop. It addresses pioneers like Kool Herc, Afrika Bambaataa, Grandmaster Flash, LL Cool J, Run-D.M.C., Cold

Nas, RZA & More Discuss The Earliest Days of Hip-Hop in The Message Hip-Hop Documentary (Video)

BET’s 4-part Hip-Hop documentary, The Message, premieres tonight at 10pm. Part 1 focuses on the early days of Hip-Hop and features Doug E Fresh, Fab 5 Freddy, Ice Cube, DJ

Want To See The Roots Of Big Pun? Check Out This Slept-On Documentary Featuring DMX & Redman (Video)

Because his time in the spotlight was so brief, there’s often times a lot left out in the representation of Big Pun in the mainstream media. He’s a Bronx, New

Pusha T – Sweet Serenade ft Chris Brown (Prod. Swizz Beatz)

Pusha T is back with a hypnotic new joint that features Chris Brown on the hook and Swizz Beatz on the track. But make no mistake, Pusha’s trademark steely flow

Eve Recalls Time With The Ruff Ryders & Dr. Dre With Peter Rosenberg (Video)

Philly’s Eve has an interesting story. From the days of the Bullworth soundtrack, her career began with Dr. Dre on then-fledgling Aftermath Entertainment (I always thought that ’97-’99 roster was

Jay-Z Decodes His New Songs Oceans, Heaven & Jay Z Blue for Rick Rubin, Timbaland, Swizz Beatz & Pharrell (Video)

Here are videos of Jay-Z decoding the concepts behind Oceans featuring Frank Ocean, Heaven and Jay Z Blue (3 songs from Magna Carta Holy Grail) for Rick Rubin, Timbaland, Swizz

Swizz Beatz Speaks on Jay-Z’s Upcoming Magna Carta Holy Grail Album (Video)

Swizz Beatz produced the monstrous beat for Jay-Z’s controversial Open Letter earlier in the year. He’s also featured in the Samsung video that announced Jay’s album, so it’s safe to

Ludacris – Tell Me What They Mad For ft Pusha T & Swizz Beatz

Ludacris brings out Pusha T and Swizz Beatz on one of the hardest joints he’s dropped in a long time. Check out Tell Me What They Mad For below. Related:

The Lox – Grand Wizard ft Swizz Beatz

Here’s a new track from The Lox set to the tune of Grand Wizard Theodore’s Subway Theme from the movie Wild Style. Check out Grand Wizard featuring Swizz Beatz (with

Mister Cee – The Best of Ruff Ryders Mix (Mixtape)

Here’s the 2nd installment of Mister Cee’s Best of Tuesdays mixes. This week he brings an hour long mix of the best of Ruff Ryders. You can listen to and

Slaughterhouse – Throw It Away ft Swizz Beatz (Video)

Here’s the latest video from Slaughterhouse. Check out Throw It Away featuring Swizz Beatz. Related: Slaughterhouse – Throw That ft Eminem (Audio)

Slaughterhouse – Throw It Away ft Swizz Beatz

Here’s another one from Slaughterhouse’s upcoming Welcome to OUR HOUSE album. Check out Throw It Away featuring Swizz Beatz (with tags). Related: Slaughterhouse – My Life featuring Cee-Lo (Video) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bTFjQgwoj-8

Pusha T – In This H* (Lambo) ft Swizz Beatz

A radio rip of Pusha T’s new collabo with Swizz Beatz dropped a couple of days ago. Here’s the CD-quality version. The G.O.O.D. Music folks have Lamborghinis on their minds

Swizz Beatz – Street Knock ft A$AP Rocky (Video)

Here’s the official video for Swizz Beatz’s Street Knock featuring A$AP Rocky. Check it out below. Related: A$AP Rocky – Goldie (Video)

Jadakiss & Styles P – Runnin’ Through the Jungle

Jadakiss and Styles P re-join forces to take their turn on Kanye and Jay-Z’s Welcome To The Jungle.  Check out Runnin’ Through the Jungle. Click here to download.

Remember the magic DMX and Swizz Beatz used to make together? Here’s a new one to add to their discography.

I’m not saying it’s where they used to be, but DMX is GOING HARD like he hasn’t in a looong time. Check out Get Your Money Up. Click here to

Swizz Beat + Nas = A PROBLEM. Check out Top Down.

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Next up for Swizz Beatz’s Monster Mondays? Rick Ross. Check out The Transporter.

This isn’t the strongest Monster Mondays offering, but it’s cool.  The old school joints he did with Rakim and DMX were super on point. Click here to download..

Keeping it on the smooth tip, Swizz Beatz wraps up his Monster Mondays with a new joint from wifey, Alicia Keys. This one is called Speechless ft Eve and it rides that Devil in a New Dress beat from Kanye’s album. Hotness.

Click here to download.  If you missed any of Swizz Beatz’ excellent Monster Mondays, click here for a great recap from Nahright.com. .

Swizz Beatz continues his Monster Mondays with Hustle Hard ft Ace Hood.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3aPMIThddU Click here to download..

Swizz Beatz' Monster Mondays have almost made up for the lack of G.O.O.D. Fridays. Almost…Check out We Keep It Rockin' with Maino, Jadakiss, Jim Jones and Joell Ortiz.

They go in on the classic beat used by the Ultramagnetic MCs on Funky and then 2Pac and Dr. Dre on California Love. Click here to download.  Here’s California Love