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The Coup’s Boots Riley’s Debut Film Looks Like It May Be 2018’s Breakout Movie (Video)

For 25 years, Boots Riley has injected satire into his social, political, and racial commentary into the music of The Coup. In a celebrated catalog, songs like “5 Million Ways

Donald Glover’s “Atlanta” Returns In March. Here Is The Latest Trailer (Video)

UPDATE #2: A second trailer to Atlanta Season 2 (aka “Robbin Season”) has been released to the public by FX. This one stars Donald Glover. The 30-second music-bedded video shows

Evidence & DJ Premier Show They’re True Masters Of This Thing Called Hip-Hop (Video)

Evidence is just two weeks away from his third solo album, Weather Or Not. Coming January 26 on Rhymesayers Entertainment, the Dilated Peoples and Step Brothers member’s first solo LP

Irv Gotti Says He Stopped Suge Knight From Releasing A Jennifer Lopez Sex Tape (Video)

In 2002, Irv Gotti produced two #1 remix singles for Jennifer Lopez. As a supplement to the actress-singer’s quadruple-platinum J.Lo LP, she took a page from Mary J. Blige by releasing

Video Music Box Was The 1st Rap City & Ralph McDaniels Was The Mayor (Video)

Today (July 15), “Uncle” Ralph McDaniels will resume his longstanding post as one of the hosts at the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival. As he has done in four different decades, Ralph

Kur Is The Next Great MC From Philadelphia. Uptop! Uptop! Makes The Case That He’s Ready (Video)

Pronounced “core,” Kur has released a string of mixtapes which showcase his talent for punchlines and engaging storytelling about his native Uptown Philly. Colloquially known as UpTop, his stomping grounds

Token Explains His Journey As An MC & How Music Saved His Life (Video)

Less than one week ago, Salem, Massachusetts MC Token released his debut project, Eraser Shavings. The 17-track effort featuring production by Nottz, Clinton Sparks, and Jon Glass (among others) arrives just

Token Recaps The Week In Hip-Hop News In A Hard-Hitting Freestyle (Video)

Salem, Massachusetts MC Token has made quite a name for himself over the last year. From an incredible collaboration with Joell Ortiz and Snow Tha Product to a show-stopping Sway

Step Inside The Mind of Earl Sweatshirt With A Wildly Diverse DJ Set (Video)

Earl Sweatshirt is the latest to play a DJ set for Boiler Room. Performing under the alias “Earl Fletcher” at Babylon Skate Shop in Los Angeles, the Odd Future member’s

A.G. Reveals All-Star Lineup For Next Solo LP & Discusses D.I.T.C. Reunion (Video Interview)

A.G. was one of the performers on hand at this past weekend’s second annual J Dilla Weekend in Miami, Florida. Like fellow performers T3 (Slum Village), Black Thought, Royce Da

R. Kelly Sings His Life Story In A 45 Minute Audiobiography (Video)

R. Kelly is known for going off the dome when crafting his songs. The Chicago, Illinois R&B mainstay has a talk-singing method that pulls from ’60s and ’70s groups like

The Weeknd Releases A Stunning & Disturbing Strip Club Video Like You’ve Never Seen

Throughout his meteoric career, The Weeknd has had a penchant for disturbing and boundary pushing videos. This year alone, his visuals have centered around wrecks, explosions, immolation, murder and other

Ghostface Killah Finally Chases Down Action Bronson…In A Video Game (Video)

Although it would be eclipsed by the subsequent high profile beef between Drake and Meek Mill, in mid-Summer, a verbal dust up occurred between Ghostface Killah and Action Bronson that

As Law Enforcer Violence Against Black Citizens Escalates, Talib Kweli Asks Which Side Are You On? (Video)

It’s been nearly three years since Trayvon Martin was killed by George Zimmerman. Since then attacks on Black citizens by law enforcement officers (or, in Zimmerman’s case, those fancying themselves

Rihanna Throws Caution, Clothes & Everything Else to the Wind in the Video for BBHMM (Video)

On the heels of becoming the biggest selling singles artist of all-time, Rihanna is not resting on her laurels. Not one to play it safe, she releases the visuals for

Here’s a VIDEO Mix of 90s Gems For True Lovers of Hip-Hop (Video)

DJ E Double D does it again. The UK-based DJ/VJ has put together an amazing blend of Hip-Hop videos. This is a full-on visual mixtape, complete with cutting, scratching, beat

In A 1-Minute Trailer, True Detective: Season 2 Gives Goosebumps (Video)

In the opening days of 2014, HBO’s “True Detective” came, and rocked worlds with its circular storytelling, gripping suspense, and commanding performances by Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson (who also

Ras Kass Salutes The O.G.’s Of Hip-Hop (Video)

Southern California veteran Ras Kass celebrates his 20-plus-year run in “So OG.” As the West Coast Rap mainstay reminisces over a laid-back lavish beat, several critical figures of the 1990s

Chris Rivers’ Latest Visual Examines The Battle for Greatness (Video)

As Heads may know, New York MC Chris Rivers is an avid boxer and is just as passionate about the sport as he is about his music. He participated in

The Knux Encounter A Mirage In Their Late Night Journey (Video)

On their upcoming album Eleven (April 28), The Knux duo consisting of members Kentrell “Krispy” Lindsey and Alvin “Joey” Lindsey, have released their first video for the album on their track “Mirage.” The

Flying Lotus Interviews Kendrick Lamar and Premieres Unreleased Verse (Audio)

Flying Lotus and Kendrick Lamar have collaborated on a number of projects. Last year, Kendrick lent his staccato jazz vocals to “Never Catch Me” from the producer’s You’re Dead LP,

See Some Rare, HQ & Vintage Footage Of The Funky 4 + 1 Rockin’ (Video)

One of the many things in Hip Hop today that takes a track to the next level is the artist video. It provides the MC or group with exposure of

Wu-Tang Clan Hope for A Better Tomorrow Against a Backdrop of Visual Chaos (Video)

Wu-Tang Clan’s “A Better Tomorrow” could not have come at a more relevant time. The group’s song about social injustice is the perfect soundtrack to one of the most tumultuous

Loaded Lux Revisits His Past on the Autobiographical Action on Site (Video)

Loaded Lux made his name in battle rap meticulously studying the details of his opponents’ lives and mercilessly using that information against them. On his single “Action on Site,” Lux

Jay Electronica Joins Common & Vince Staples On Stage for the Kingdom Remix (Video)

As reported, Jay Electronica joined Common and Vince Staples on stage at the BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta for a powerful remix to Common’s Kingdom. Last night, the trio

Ab-Soul is the Consummate Storyteller in the Latest Episode of CRWN (Video)

Ab-Soul is the latest participant in the CWRN interview series, hosted by Elliott Wilson. Soulo showed himself to be a master storyteller as he touched on multiple topics ranging from

Murs & ¡Mayday! Deliver Blistering Freestyles While Having Fun (Video)

Sometimes even the best content slips through the cracks…A little over 3 weeks ago, Murs and ¡Mayday! (¡Mursday!) burst into BET’s Backroom and CRUSHED it with 3 killer verses. What’s

Styles P & Chris Rivers on a 3-Part Alchemist Beat? FIRE (Video)

Styles P and Chris Rivers (Big Pun’s son) team up on an Alchemist track that twists and turns on “The Myth & The Omen.” The beat changes 3 times, shifting

Le$ and Curren$y are on the Come Up (Video)

A day after releasing their mixtape, Organized Crime, Jet Life members Le$ and Curren$y are right back at it. They release the video for “Come Up,” off Le$’ Ace mixtape,

What are DJ Premier, Royce Da 5’9″ and Adrian Younge Cooking Up? Crack Music…(Video)

DJ Premier and Royce Da 5’9″ have released a short video clip that looks like a teaser for something bigger to come. As Premier is on the wheels and producer

Nardwuar & Aziz Ansari Talk Master P, Hootie & The Blowfish and Much More (Video)

Nardwuar turned his offbeat interview style and impeccable research on Aziz Ansari. Rather than strictly talk comedy, the two also covered a broad range of musical topics spanning from Master

Childish Gambino Drops a Scorching Freestyle on Hot 97 (Video)

Childish Gambino does not get enough credit as one of the illest lyricists out right now. Whether its the Cypher, on wax or on radio shows, Mr. Glover shreds mics.

Game Recruits Too Short & Problem in the Visuals for Or Nah (Video)

Too Short, Problem and more join Game in the video for “Or Nah.” The song, interpolates Too Short’s “Don’t Fight the Feeling,” and maintains the G-Funk bounce of the original.

The Week in Video Brought New Redman, Camp Lo, Curren$y, Your Old Droog, M.O.P., Mac Miller & More (Video Playlist)

The week in video brought closure on the mystery of Your Old Droog, freestyles from Redman, G-Unit and Freddie Gibbs, and new music videos from M.O.P., Camp Lo, Mac Miller,

Killer Mike is a Member of the NRA. Here’s Why (Video)

Over the last several weeks, Killer Mike has established himself as one of Hip-Hop’s most outstanding spokespersons. His intelligent and well-reasoned perspective regarding police violence against citizens has landed him

Raury Almost Whispers a Freestyle BUT IT BOOMS (Video)

Raury is an up and coming MC from Atlanta. Like fellow Atliens OutKast, Goodie M.O.B., T.I. and Cyhi, he is a SPITTER. He recently dropped a verse on the Sway

Lecrae Celebrates the Lady in His Life on All I Need is You (Video)

When’s the last time you heard a Hip-Hop love song? There are many that talk about sexual conquests but few that truly celebrate the qualities that manifest love–strength, support, loyalty…Lecrae

Your Old Droog Takes the Stage in NYC and He Looks Like This…(Video)

Your Old Droog took the stage at NYC’s Webster Hall tonight (9/3), ending months of speculation about his identity (including here at AFH). Droog, who released his first EP in

Freddie Gibbs Freestyles Over Believe Me & 0 to 100 on Tim Westwood TV (Video)

Freddie Gibbs touched down in the UK and paid a visit to the Tim Westwood Show. While there, he laid down a blistering verse over “0 to 100” and “Believe

Remy Ma Fact Checks Netflix’s Orange Is the New Black (Video)

During a recent interview with MTV News, Remy Ma fact checked the Netflix original series Orange is the New Black, which is set in a women’s prison. The recently returned

Ready for the Return of the Daywalker? Blade 4 May Be in the Works (Video)

According to the New York Daily News, Wesley Snipes is in discussions to reprise one of his signature roles. In 1998, Snipes depicted Blade, the day-walking, martial-arts fighting vampire who

The Week in Video Featured Killer Mike, Remy Ma, The Roots & D’Angelo, Redman & Kurupt, Your Old Droog & More (Video Playlist)

As the Summer winds down, compelling and entertaining videos keep coming. Last week brought new music videos from Redman & Kurupt, Lupe Fiasco, Fredro Starr, Rick Ross, Krazy Drayz (from

J. Cole Lights it Up at Made in America in Philadelphia (Video)

J. Cole joined the likes of Kanye West, Big Daddy Kane and more yesterday at the Made in America festival in Philadelphia. Cole ran through a set that included songs

Kanye West Performs at Made in America in Philadelphia (Video)

Kanye West headlined the Philadelphia stage of the Made in America festival Saturday night and was in top form. Check out a video of the performance below, as well as

Doug E. Fresh, Slick Rick, Monie Love & Kwame Celebrate AJ Calloway’s Birthday (Video)

On air personality AJ Calloway (106 & Park, Extra) celebrated his 40th birthday in epic fashion during his #lovelivelifeweekend in Martha’s Vineyard. During an 80’s themed party Saturday night at

Travi$ Scott Kicks a True Off the Top Freestyle on Sway in the Morning (Video)

Many MCs claim to go “off the top” when they freestyle…few actually do it. It takes a different level of courage and skill to let the words flow without guarantee

Brianna Perry Has Got BARS with Knowledge. Check out this Verse (Video)

Brianna Perry has been on her Rap grind for a minute. So much so that she was the inaugural MC to do Sway’s Five Fingers of Death. The talented MC

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

Unsung Profiles the Epic Rise and Fall of Troop in its Latest Episode (Full Video)

With silky smooth singles like “I’m Not Souped,” “Spread My Wings” and “All I Do is Think of You,” Troop followed the tradition of predecessors like The Jackson 5 and

Ghostface Killah Joins Aspects & Cody Coyote on What You Get Now (Video)

Ghostface Killah joins Aspects and Cody Coyote on “What You Get Now.” The track, which was produced by Snowgoons, would fit right in with some of the spookier productions by