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Vic Mensa Says He Will Slap MCs Who Say They Are Better Than Tupac (Video)

Vic Mensa freestyles are as dynamic as the Roc Nation MC’s song-making. Following his new EP, The Manuscript the Save Money MC hits Los Angeles, California’s Power 106 FM. There,

Troy Ave Defends His Attacks On Capital STEEZ & Details His Shooting (Video)

Troy Ave’s career has massively changed since his 2015 album, Major Without A Deal. The Brooklyn, New York MC independently rose through the ranks to reach the Top 200 charts,

Taxstone Arrested After DNA Discovered On Weapon In Troy Ave Shooting

Last May 25, Ronald “Banga” McPhatter was killed backstage at New York City’s Irving Plaza. The fatal incident took place during a concert headlined by T.I. Troy Ave, one of

Troy Ave Has Been Shot For The Second Time This Year

For the second time this year, Troy Ave has been shot. The Brooklyn MC made headlines in May, as he was involved in a high profile shootout at a T.I. concert

Ab-Soul Pulls Out The Big Guns And Declares War On Jay Electronica & Troy Ave (Video)

Although it endured several fits and starts throughout the year, Ab-Soul’s latest album arrived on Friday (December 9), and with it came some of his finest work to date. Do

Ab-Soul Hasn’t Forgotten Who Dissed Kendrick. This Black Hippy Goes To War. (Audio)

In February of this year, just hours before Kendrick Lamar’s Grammy Awards grabs, Jay Electronica declared war. The Roc Nation veteran, who had stood beside K-Dot during 2013’s “Control” moment,

Consequence Freestyles With Punchlines Like They’re Inconsequential (Video)

This past weekend (July 30), A Tribe Called Quest’s Beats, Rhymes & Life turned 20 years old. In addition to what that platinum #1 Jive Records LP meant for Q-Tip,

4 New York City Hip-Hop Shows Canceled After T.I. Concert Shooting

An investigation is ongoing surrounding a May 25 shooting at New York City’s Irving Plaza that left one man dead. At last week’s concert billed to feature T.I., Anderson .Paak,

New Allegations Surface Casting A Different Light On The Troy Ave Shooting

Last week (May 25), a fatal shooting transpired at New York City’s Irving Plaza. During a show billed to feature performances by T.I., Anderson .Paak, Maino and Uncle Murda, a

Footage Released Of Troy Ave Opening Fire At T.I. Concert (Video)

Last night (May 25), a shootout occurred during a concert headlined by T.I. at New York’s Irving Plaza. Shots were fired backstage sending the audience scattering in a panicked frenzy,

Several People Shot At T.I. Concert. Troy Ave Allegedly Hit. 1 Man Dead.

Several gunshots were fired at T.I.’s concert at New York’s Irving Plaza at approximately 10:15pm EST on May 25, according to WABC TV. One man is reported to be dead

Joey Bada$$ Makes The 5 Fingers Of Death Freestyle Into A Fist & Puts It On Troy Ave (Video)

It has been a big month for Brooklyn, New York Hip-Hop. After 2015 saw albums by Joey Bada$$ (B4.Da.$$) and Troy Ave (Major Without A Deal), the men began a

Troy Ave Mocks Capital STEEZ’s Suicide In A Joey Bada$$ Diss Record (Audio)

With the release of his latest single “Ready,” Joey Bada$$ seems to have reignited a war of words with fellow Brooklyn MC Troy Ave. It all began where much of

Havoc Makes A Rumbling Beat Evoking Papoose & Troy Ave’s War Cries (Audio)

Every few years, Havoc switches it up on us. The Mobb Deep producer/MC’s sound on the boards changed greatly from The Infamous to Infamy, and both ways, the M-O-B-B still

Troy Ave May Be Without A Deal, But His LP Feels Major (Album Stream)

For several calendars, Brooklyn, New York’s Troy Ave has been steadily climbing the rungs, garnering a considerable amount of buzz. With more than a dozen mixtapes under his belt, the outspoken

Troy Ave, Jadakiss & Fabolous Talk Like Bosses Over A Catchy Loop (Audio)

Troy Ave’s presentation is an extension of the New York City Rap he personally misses. The late ’90s-early 2000s reign returns to Troy’s ambitious records, mirrored greatly in the image,

Troy Ave Releases a New Banger With 50 Cent (Audio)

While artists like Joey Bada$$ and Action Bronson brought back a New York Rap sound akin to 90s acts like Buckshot and Ghostface Killah, Troy Ave drew his influences from

DJ Kay Slay’s New Mixtape Features Big K.R.I.T., Freeway, Styles P, Raekwon & More (Mixtape)

After several hot leaks over the last few months, DJ Kay Slay releases his latest mixtape, The Industry Purge. The project features a host of guest MCs, including, Raekwon, Styles

Young Buck Brings 50 Cent and Troy Ave Together on His Latest (Audio)

When Troy Ave arrived on the scene in the early 2010s, the Brooklyn, New York MC immediately drew a lot of comparisons to G-Unit. In those days, G-Unit was fading,

Scarface, Stalley & Troy Ave Over a DJ Premier Beat? That’s Crazy (Audio)

DJ EFN is on the precipice of releasing one of the year’s best compilation albums. The LP, titled Another Time, features a smorgasbord of artists including MC Eiht, Sean Price,

Fat Joe & Troy Ave Flow Release the Ultra Soulful How U Luv That (Audio)

After more than 20 years in the game, Fat Joe continues to keep himself relevant while staying true to the flow he cultivated in the early 90’s. The Bronx MC

Young Jeezy & Rick Ross Join the Remix to Troy Ave’s All About the Money (Audio)

Troy Ave’s “About the Money” was one of those beats in 2014 that called to multiple MCs to flex their own flows on the track. Raekwon & Ghostface Killah, G-Unit

Raekwon & Ghostface Killah Like Troy Ave & Hop On His Hit For A Remix (Audio)

With Troy Ave’s latest hometown hit “All About The Money” getting that Tristate burn, two of New York City’s living Rap legends admired. While Raekwon’s collaborative cosign of Brooklyn’s BSB

LL Cool J Bridges Mulitple Generations of New York Hip-Hop with Troy Ave on You Already (Audio)

LL Cool J teams up with Troy Ave for a generation-bridging New York coalition. L, never short on swagger, brings the heat on this one. He rides the contemporary track

Here Are the 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards Cyphers. Who Had the Best Verse (Video)

The 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards featured a variety of artists and different styles. From up and comers to grizzled veterans, each had something to prove. Many also had something

G-Unit Jack Troy Ave for His (Musical) Money (Audio)

The track for Troy Ave’s “All About the Money” BANGS. So much so, G-Unit (minus 50 Cent & Lloyd Banks) had to jack him for the beat and put their

Who’s Part Of The 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards Cyphers? See The List!

The 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards will air on October 14 at 8pm. Hosted by “Uncle” Snoop Dogg, the affair will reportedly include performances by Jay Electronica, Common, T.I., Mike WiLL

Troy Ave & Young Lito Take on the 5 Fingers of Death Freestyle While Counting Money (Video)

BSB’s Troy Ave and Young Lito were the latest to take on Sway’s 5 Fingers of Death MC challenge where they rhymed over 5 random beats. With no shortage of

Break Out Your Shiny Suits, Puff Daddy & Ma$e Make New Music Together (Audio)

After appearing together at 2013’s OVO Fest in Toronto as well as the storied Beats By Dre live-playlist party before the Grammy Awards, Puff Daddy and Ma$e appear to be

Kendrick Lamar Confirms New Album; Talks Investment Strategies (Video)

Kendrick Lamar spoke with Revolt about a number of topics, including his new album (Dre is working on it), comments about him from Troy Ave and Lupe Fiasco, the good

Jon Connor, Troy Ave, Jarren Benton & Lil Bibby Close Down The 2014 XXL Cyphers (Video)

Jon Connor has so much energy. The Flint, Michigan MC sets it off with DJ Drama on the turns, as the tireless Aftermath Entertainment sensation ramps up the final of

Troy Ave Unveils His Own Brand of Gangsta Rap With His 2014 XXL Freestyle (Video)

27 year-old Troy Ave has been waiting for a few years to make it to the cover of XXL magazine, and in 2014, he finally gets his opportunity. Once the photo

XXL Reveals Its 2014 Freshman Class (Video)

XXL has revealed its 2014 Freshman Class. Past years have generated TONS of controversy and this year’s likely will follow suit. Take a look at the class below and weigh

Wyclef Jean & Troy Ave Make A Strong Statement About Gun Violence (Video)

Wyclef Jean is a seemingly unafraid artist. The Fugees’ cofounder envisioned Whitney Houston and Kenny Rogers (and Pharoahe Monch) on a cut together. He’s covered Pink Floyd on a Hip-Hop

Troy Ave – New York City ft Raekwon, N.O.R.E. & Prodigy

Anybody who’s followed Troy Ave’s movement knows that he is a 2010s contemporary of the ’95 era in his city. While all three guests predate 1995 in various works, albums

Bonic – Streets Luv Me ft Schoolboy Q & Troy Ave

Here’s a new track from Bonic that features Schoolboy Q and Troy Ave. Check out Streets Luv Me. Related: Schoolboy Q – Collard Greens ft Kendrick Lamar (Video)

Peter Jackson – I Don’t Give a F*ck ft Troy Ave, Talib Kweli, Joell Ortiz, Skyzoo & M.O.P.

Peter Jackson got the ill lineup for the first track off his forthcoming mixtape, Good Company. Check out I Don’t Give a F*ck featuring Troy Ave, Talib Kweli, Joell Ortiz,

Maffew Ragazino – Box Office Smash ft Troy Ave

Maffew Ragazino and Troy Ave drop some heat over a funky rolling bass line. Check out Box Office Smash. Related: Bink! – Starting 5 ft Boola, Maffew Ragazino, Mickey Factz,