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Lil Wayne to Release a Song With…Master P. Catch the Snippet (Video)

In the same two-week span that saw LL Cool J and Canibus set aside more than 17 years of differences, another Hip-Hop beef may be coming to an end. Lil

Puff Daddy & Drake Got Physical Over The 0 to 100 Beat. Cameras Don’t Lie (Video)

Reports flooded the Internet Monday morning (December 8) that the unlikely pair of Drake and Puff Daddy came to a physical altercation over the weekend. Diddy, as he was then

Finding The GOAT: Wiz Khalifa vs. Drake…Who You Got? (Video)

As we continue the ultimate battle for the title of the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time), we are asking you to help us rank who is the greatest MC to pick

Q-Tip Welcomes Lil Wayne To The Universal Zulu Nation

Throughout his lengthy career, Lil Wayne has claimed allegiance to the Hot Boys, the Cash Money Billionaires, and Rich Gang, but did you know that he is also down with

If James Brown Were A Rapper In 2014, He’d Sound Like Mystikal On This Funky Number (Audio)

With his own YMCMB debut, Original, on seeming delay, Mystikal has been a bit mysterious since leaving prison. While he’s been at work with Mannie Fresh, and made some Rich

Juvenile Fits 2014’s YMCMB Sound & He Says Some Real Things Alongside Drake’s Chorus (Audio)

Juvenile is Cash Money for the second time in his career, after a lot of on-again, off-again status with his former label, as well as his (still estranged) producer, Mannie

Finding The GOAT: Juvenile vs. Mystikal…Who You Got?

As we continue the ultimate battle for the title of the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time), we are asking you to help us rank who is the greatest MC to pick

Finding The GOAT: Nicki Minaj vs. Big Sean…Who You Got?

As we continue the ultimate battle for the title of the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time), we are asking you to help us rank who is the greatest MC to pick

Lil Wayne Puts The LOX In The Spotlight With His Carter 5 Latest Listen (Audio)

In the first 10 years of the current millennium, few artists kept the streets fed like Lil Wayne and The LOX (t/k/a D-Block). All ’90s alums, Weezy, Jadakiss, Styles P,

Did Kanye West Give Tyga The Ultimate Banger In 40 Mill? (Audio)

With his new family, Kanye West’s fallen back from a prolific production output the last year and a half. However, the G.O.O.D. Music founder still has heat behind the boards,

Referencing House Of Pain, Busta Rhymes Calms Down With Everlast (Audio)

When Busta Rhymes & Eminem released “Calm Down” this summer, the Bob & Earl sample to set off the record reminded many Heads of House Of Pain. That famous riff

Lil’ Kim Goes At Nicki Minaj Yet Again… Is This The Best Look For Her? (Audio)

Two days removed from her August 4 reigniting of the war of words with Nicki Minaj (“Flawless Remix”), Lil’ Kim comes in for a second charge.  The onetime Junior M.A.F.I.A.

Cam’ron & Nicki Minaj Show Why Movin’ On Up Ain’t So Bad (Video)

Less than 24 hours after the audio premiere of “So Bad,” featuring Nicki Minaj and Yummy, Killa Cam’ron hits Heads off with the video. Featuring some real estate exchanges between

Drake Announces His Fourth Studio Album Title…

Kool G Rap’s first album sans DJ Polo was notably titled 4,5,6, while Jennifer Lopez’s 1999 debut was titled On The 6. Both native New Yorkers, the albums were allusions

U Better Recognize OVO, When PARTYNEXTDOOR & Drake Come Together (Audio)

This week, October’s Very Own PARTYNEXTDOOR announced PARTYNEXTDOOR Two. With the pre-release, the OVO singer offered up two cuts, with one being “Recognize.” Teaming once again with Drake, this slow

Usher & Nicki Minaj Interpolate A S.O.S. Band Classic On Another Pharrell Time Machine (Audio)

Pharrell’s production over the last 18 months has been interesting. The N*E*R*D front-man drew very close to Marvin Gaye’s 1977 wallflower-directed “Got To Give It Up” on Robin Thicke’s “Blurred

Game Means Everything He Said In Bigger Than Me, Cause He Filmed It (Video)

What could’ve been dismissed as yet another “feeling myself in the booth” moment, Game’s “Bigger Than Me” is bigger than that. The Compton star visioned the song as a single,

Joell Ortiz Joins In On Nicki Minaj’s Pills N’ Potions With Heartfelt Realness (Audio)

The same morning Joell Ortiz drops off the visual to a status-checking single in “House Slippers” with Penalty Records, the Bushwick, Brooklyn MC’s other label, Shady Records, lets go of

Game Calls Out XXL Freshmen Covers, Soft Lyrics & States What Class He’s In (Audio)

For the last decade, few artists are as outspoken as The Game. Between the storied beefs, DVD antics, the public squabbles, and mic-checking (and some subsequent truces with) everybody along

Kendrick Lamar’s Versatility Continues To Expand, Appearing Alongside Lil Wayne & Future On A Mike WiLL Made It Beat (Audio)

Heads may forget, but one of Kendrick Lamar’s breakthrough performances was all the way back in 2009, alongside Black Hippy cohort/mentor Jay Rock, and Lil Wayne on “Colors.” Five years

24 Hours After Draft Day, Drake’s Got A Slowed Down, Melodic Days In The East (Audio)

Late Tuesday/early Wednesday Drake let some bars off with the talk of the proverbial town in “Draft Day.” Drizzy drops two songs in as many days now with “Days In

Shots Fired!!! Drake Strikes Back At Jay Z AND Chance the Rapper (Audio)

Two Sundays ago, Jay Z shook things up in the Rap hemisphere with a Jay Electronica collaboration where Hov seemingly addressed Drake’s Rolling Stone magazine comments, criticizing the art and

Drake’s Done Talking. To Magazines Anyway.

On “F*ckin’ Problems,” Drake reminded listeners that he’s not “for the long-talking.” Communication will be at a premium with all formats it seems, for Drizzy. After there was a media

Although The Vid Is Big On Body Shots, Is Nicki Minaj Back To Bars? (Video)

In 2009 and 2010, Nicki Minaj took Hip-Hop by force with hardbody raps, while showing a lot of body. The Queens MC even took this approach to radio in 2012

Kendrick Lamar Makes Breaks Away From Birdman & Detail On 100 Favors (Video)

Kendrick Lamar has been down with YMCMB family for almost three years, courtesy of recordings and touring with Drake. With Jay Rock’s early collaborations with Lil Wayne, the whole TDE

Drake – Nothing Was The Same (Album Artwork + Tracklist)

It’s worthy Thursday morning conversation to see what Drake is working with on his third studio album, Nothing Was The Same. Drizzy went to his OVO site to unveil the

Caskey – The Transient Classics (Mixtape)

When your musical path starts as being a huge Heavy Metal fan, then leads to falling in love with Rap courtesy of Nasty Nas, and finally culminates with a record

10 reasons why 2010 was the best year ever in hip-hop: #1 YMCMB…could it be anything else?

Has there ever been 1 hip-hop label more dominant in a year than Young Money/Cash Money?  It depends on how you define “dominant.”  If you’re talking purely about record sales,