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Finding The GOAT Group: Clipse vs. The LOX. Who Is Better?

UPDATE: Ambrosia For Heads treats its “Finding The GOAT” battles with the utmost care for accuracy and authentic results. Over the weekend, we detected fraudulent voting in the results of

Finding The GOAT Group: Clipse vs. The LOX. Who Is Better?

UPDATE: Ambrosia For Heads identified fraud in this poll. A new, 24-hour ballot has been created for this battle using new voting tools. Voting ends Tuesday (April 17) at the

N.O.R.E. & Pharrell Playfully Honor Robert Palmer’s Addicted To Love Video

N.O.R.E. has diversified his brand and repertoire in the 2010s. The Lefrak City, Queens rapper now reaches the masses with his Drink Champs platform alongside DJ EFN and his On The Run

Andre 3000 Gives N*E*R*D His First Verse Of 2017 (Audio)

In two separate recent interviews, André 3000 has suggested that he feels out of place with making Hip-Hop music in 2017. Citing his age and a season in his life

Pusha T Details Grindin’ A Clipse Breakup Into Putting G.O.O.D. Numbers On The Board (Video)

Today, Pusha T is president of one of Hip-Hop’s most recognized labels of the last dozen years. He’s launched enduring fashion brands, committed himself to causes and charities, all in

Roxanne’s Revenge: Roxanne Shanté’s Biopic Causes A Bidding War

More than one week ago (January 22), the biopic of MC Roxanne Shanté, Roxanne Roxanne, screened at the Sundance Film Festival. Produced by Shanté, Pharrell Williams, and Forest Whitaker, the film

Roxanne Shanté’s Biopic Shows Hip-Hop History Is Incomplete Without Her Story

In 2015, the film Straight Outta Compton took N.W.A.’s story and projected it on not only film screens, but the mainstream consciousness. For a group of Gangsta Rap pioneers on

Finding The GOAT Producer: The Neptunes vs. Just Blaze. 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

O.D.B. Steps Into The Booth & Blows Pharrell’s Mind In This Throwback Footage (Video)

In 2003, the Neptunes released a compilation album called Clones, which sported appearances from Busta Rhymes, Clipse, Nas, Snoop Dogg, and more. Though perhaps best known as housing Pharrell’s single

Pharrell & Ellen Aren’t Runnin’ From Homophobia. They Tackle It Head On. (Video)

This morning (January 5), Pharrell Williams appeared on Ellen. The Neptunes/N*E*R*D co-founder was not joined by “Runnin'” collaborator Kim Burrell, as originally planned. Earlier this week, the Grammy-nominated Gospel/Christian singer

Clipse’s Second Album Turns 10 Years Old & It’s Still A Major Key (Audio)

A little over four years after making their mainstream entry with 2002’s Lord Willin’, Clipse returned with Hell Hath No Fury, continuing their particular brand of religious imagery mixed with

Lupe Fiasco Serves Up an Oral History of “Food & Liquor” 10 Years Later (Audio)

For Lupe Fiasco fans, September 19, 2006 marked the arrival of one of the best debut albums from an MC in the 21st century. With Food & Liquor, the Chicago,

The Details Behind Fast Food’s Most Famous Jingle Are Unsavory

The classic ad jingle contains two elements: a message and a tune. From a marketing standpoint, jingles are meant to get stuck in a listener’s head so as to initiate

Finding The GOAT Album: Jay Z’s The Blueprint vs. Scarface’s The Fix. 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

Finding The GOAT Album: Clipse’s Lord Willin’ vs. T.I.’s Paper Trail. 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

Ever Hear The Shelved ’90s Clipse LP? The Neptunes Were Down From Jump. (Album Stream)

With Pusha T slated to drop his forthcoming album on Friday (King Push: Darkest Before Dawn, December 18) and the Clipse’s two hugely successful studio albums, the appeal of the

Pharrell Shows That Freedom Is The Key To Universal Happiness (Video)

Pharrell makes statement records. Following the infectious commercial success of “Happy” through some difficult times socially, politically, and economically across the globe, the Star Trak explorer (now plugged into I

Puff Daddy & Pharrell Get Loose on the Latest Bad Boy Release (Audio)

Over the last 20 years, there are few hitmakers who have impacted the sound of Hip-Hop music more than Puff Daddy and Pharrell. With collaborations like Busta Rhymes’ “Pass the

Pharrell & Robin Thicke Ordered To ‘Give It Up’ To Marvin Gaye Estate

There are “blurred lines” in regards to the adage that “imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.” A court has now found that Robin Thicke, Pharrell and T.I.’s 2013 hit

Snoop Dogg Signs With Pharrell, Again, For An Album Called…Bush

UPDATE: Following October 2014’s news that Snoop and Pharrell were back in business together (read below), some details have emerged on the forthcoming album. To be titled Bush, is due

Snoop Dogg & Pharrell Have An Unreleased Song. Here’s a Snippet (Video)

Sometimes unreleased music deserves to be unreleased. Following Snoop Dogg’s high-profile exodus from Death Row Records in 1998, the label released more than a few packaged albums that—while they had

Eve, Madonna & Pharrell on 1 Track? The Beat is So Crazy…(Audio)

Here’s a previously unreleased track produced by The Neptunes featuring Eve and Madonna. Both ladies are singing over vintage mid to late ’00’s Neptunes drums and chords. Check out “The

A VA Bounce Battle Begins With This Timbaland Vs. Neptunes Mix By Five Deez’ Pase Rock (Mixtape)

In the late 1990s, Cincinnati, Ohio was a keystone tributary to the Underground Hip-Hop movement’s pinnacle. The River City produced DJ Hi-Tek (Reflection Eternal, Mood, Black Star), as well as

The Neptunes’ Chad Hugo Remixes A Bouncy New Joint From Little Dragon (Audio)

Swedish band Little Dragon have been on Heads’ radar for some time. If the four albums made by the Electronic/Rock outfit haven’t stood on their own, Yukimi Nagano’s vocals (with

Mary J. Blige Links With Some Smooth Pharrell Production For A Jam About Missed Connections (Audio)

Everybody’s had those missed connections. Since before the days of Craigslist, there have been those fatalistic encounters with others that pass all too quickly, without contact information exchanged. For the

Pharrell Makes An Open-Letter Visual To All The G I R L S He’s Loved Before (Video)

From “Rump Shaker” to “Excuse Me Miss,” Pharrell Williams has over 20 years of celebrating the female form through music. In the wake of his G I R L album, complete

In A Genre Where “Nobody’s Smilin’,” Pharrell Has Another Happy-Go-Lucky Record (Audio)

Have you found yourself in the car, seeking through stations, getting Pharrell’s “Happy” on every spin of the roulette wheel? It feels like for more than two months, this Head

Pharrell Tastefully Celebrates the Beauty of Women in the Video for Marilyn Monroe (Video)

Pharrell’s G I R L sophomore solo album suggested a lot with its artwork, title, and tracklist. The video to single “Marilyn Monroe” continues this theme that Skateboard P still

Does Pharrell Have His Next Crossover Hit With Major Lazer In The Graffiti-Inspired Aerosol Can? (Video)

As Diplo continues to amass Hip-Hop production credits with the likes of Snoop Dogg, Wale, and Yelawolf, Diplo’s Mad Decent Records artists continue to gain recognition. One of the stars

Kendrick Spazzes Out With Alicia Keys On The Pharrell-Produced New Spiderman Anthem (Audio)

Many times, rapping (even incredibly dope, innovative, skillful rapping) comes after the chorus, tucked away in the song when it comes to mainstream R&B/Pop/Hip-Hop blends. This is not at all

No Malice Puts Clipse Fans’ Hopes To Bed. “Being Very Clear” (Video)

Like all great groups (Outkast, A Tribe Called Quest, Wu-Tang Clan), The Clipse are currently sending some mixed messages in regards to their status. Both Pusha T and No Malice

80s Slow Jam Lovers Will Groove Along To This Soul Train-Inspired Pharrell Happy Remix (Audio)

Atlanta, Georgia party-rockers ForteBowie are known throughout Fulton and Dekalb counties. However, following this flip of Pharrell’s Oscar-nominated “Happy,” word is expanding. This “1988 Soul Train Remix” features a flip

Does Pharrell Have His Next Major Hit In The Brand New Justin Timberlake Assist? (Audio)

Pharrell’s timeless ear for Dance music is on fire like never before. While the Virginia native has long dominated radio with his percussion-driven jams, 2013 saw Skateboard P bring Disco

Pharrell Welcomes Audiences To Meet His GIRL (Album Stream)

Next week, in addition to Rick Ross’ Mastermind, Heads will have an opportunity to listen, support and absorb Pharrell’s sophomore solo album, GIRL. The sneak-attack announcement by The Neptunes’ front-man

Pharrell Unveils GIRL Tracklist, The Guests May Surprise You, Or Maybe Not

Pharrell dropped a cinderblock on the month of March this week, when he announced his sophomore solo album, G I R L, with just over two weeks until release date.

Pharrell Is The Latest Household Name To Go The Surprise Album Route (Video)

As he’s done many times before, with many different sounds and styles, Pharrell Williams really hit his stride in 2013. From work with Daft Punk, Robin Thicke, 2 Chainz, and

Three 6 Mafia May Not Be Alone, As Pharrell Is Nominated For An Oscar Award

The 86th Academy Awards nominations were announced this morning. While The Wolf Of Wall Street, Her, and American Hustle colored the Best Picture category, Hip-Hop Heads saw a familiar name

Pusha T’s Sessions With The Neptunes Is Actually A Reunion For The Clipse?

Late last week, AFH reported that Pusha T was back in the lab with his mentors Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo. As The Neptunes, P and Chad had been working

Pharrell Has That Grocery Store Joy In Happy (Video)

Pharrell is having one of the best years ever. For one of his Despicable Me 2 soundtrack jams, Skateboard P has some Fairway fun, or some Acme amazement in this

Pharrell Interviews Spike Lee About Filmmaking, NYC ’77 (Video)

You’d be hard-pressed to find two more versatile, dynamic artists than Spike Lee and Pharrell Williams. Both of these men draw influence from an array of cultures, styles, social attitudes,

Aloe Blacc – Love Is The Answer ft Pharrell

Twice, Stones Throw Records has helped skilled underground Hip-Hop artists hone their abilities in the renaissance genre of Soul music. Following the crossover success of Athletic Mic League’s Mayer Hawthorne,

Nelly – Rick James ft T.I. (Prod. Pharrell)

Pharrell Williams is having the kind of year that Timbaland had in 2006. Nothing—nothing isn’t working for this 20-plus year veteran behind the boards. Pharrell helped make Daft Punk a

Stalley – Everything New

Here’s some new Stalley. It’s produced by Chad Hugo from The Neptunes and it’s got that BOOM BAP to it. Check out Everything New, from Stalley’s upcoming Savage Journey to