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Beastie Boys’ Ad-Rock Takes The Side Of The Women Accusing His Father Of Sexual Assault

Earlier today, Def Jam Records co-founder Russell Simmons announced that he will be stepping down from his current companies. The move comes after two accusers went public with accounts of sexual assault and rape in 1991. The same day, one of Simmons' most successful acts from his Def Jam days... Read more

The Trailer For “Black Panther” Previews A Revolution In Superhero Films (Video)

The first full trailer for the highly-anticipated Black Panther has been released, and miraculously all seems right in the world, if only for two minutes and change. The trailer for Marvel Studios's Black Panther gives viewers a closer look at Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Angela Bassett, and the film's... Read more

Papoose Takes A Ratchet Freestyle Challenge & Makes It Regal (Video)

Papoose kept it both real and regal as he freestyled for nearly seven minutes, during an appearance on Hot 97, this week. The Brooklyn wordsmith didn't skip a beat as he lyrically juggled his way through a medley of current events, including the government's possible involvement with Hurricane Harvey and... Read more

Oddisee Uses A Simple Video To Show Just How Complex Growing Up Can Be

Oddisee demonstrates just how complex growing pains can be in the animated visual to his The Iceberg record, "You Grew Up." Oddisee Is In Amazing Stride. He Pops His Collar On A New Single (Audio) Created by husband and wife illustrators, Eugene & Louise, the music video for "You Grew... Read more

Kid Capri Addresses Taking Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. & Putting It In Reverse (Video)

With decades worth of credentials, Kid Capri was asked about the state of Hip-Hop within the first few minutes of his interview on Ebro In The Morning, today (October 2). The Bronx, New Yorker DJ/producer, who also dabbled with rapping declared that today's Hip-Hop isn't "for everybody." He further explained... Read more

Elzhi & Blu Show Other Rappers They Are No Ordinary MCs (Audio)

With his third studio album, The Ordinary Man due out in a matter of weeks, L'Orange is offering a sneak peak of the project courtesy of the Blu and Elzhi-assisted, "The Difference." Talib Kweli & Blu Gang Up On A Beat. It’s Fight Night For 2 Great MCs (Audio) "The... Read more

Raheem DeVaughn Sings A Powerful Anthem Worth Standing For (Video)

Raheem DeVaughn and Wes Felton, known collectively as The CrossRhodes, have marked their return to "reality music" with the release of the music video to their single, "America." With a return motivated by the Black Lives Matter and immigration reform movements, The CrossRhodes' "America" touches on police brutality, global warming,... Read more

Cardi B Is The 1st Solo Woman Rapper In 19 Years To Have A #1 Record

Cardi B has made history yet again with the summer banger, "Bodak Yellow." This time around, the Bronx rapstress obtained her most monstrous accolade yet. Cardi's "Bodak Yellow" has moved from #2 to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, making Cardi the first female rapper in almost 19 years... Read more

Rock Mourns His Heltah Skeltah Partner Sean Price In A Tribute Video That Shines

Well over two years after the untimely death of Brownsville, Brooklyn "barbarian" Sean Price, those close to the rapper are continuing to honor Price through music. The latest homage comes courtesy of B.K. rapper Rock (aka Rockness Monsta) and crooner Kofi Black. Along with Sean Price, Rock was a member... Read more

Actor Bernie Casey Of “I’m Gonna Git You Sucka,” “Revenge Of The Nerds” & More Passes Away

The entertainment world is mourning the death of actor and former professional athlete, Bernie Casey. On Tuesday (September 19), Casey passed away at the age of 78 while being treated for an unknown illness at Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Casey starred in a number of cult classics in multiple... Read more