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Chill Moody Has Rakim’s Attention. He Should Have Yours Too (Audio)

Hailing from the same part of Philadelphia made famous by Will Smith on "The Fresh  Prince of Bel-Air," Chill Moody has amassed a list of accomplishments that make him a hometown hero. Having performed with veteran MCs like Freeway, been named "Best Rapper" by Philadelphia magazine, and his current status... Read more

BrvndonP Promotes “No Fakery” In His Rhymes Or His E-40 & Lecrae Cosigns

As the Bay Area competes for a second straight NBA Championship (care of the Golden State Warriors), its Hip-Hop scene is also booming in the mid-2010s. While the veteran guard of Rap talent continues to make hits, in leading and supporting roles, a bevy of new voices emerge with a... Read more

This MC Dared To Put His Lyricism Against Jay Electronica’s & Then Spit Tabasco Flows (Video)

Citrons are to lemons what Matt is to Hip-Hop: his music is clearly influenced by and related to the familiar, but the fruit he bears is not exactly the same thing we're accustomed to. A 22-year-old native of Atlanta, Georgia, Matt Citron is an MC with a distinctive flow and... Read more

R.O.T.’s MuGGz & Tay Dayne Are Out To Reclaim Manhattan’s Hip-Hop Roots (Audio)

The island of Manhattan has been instrumental to Hip-Hop culture. Since the late 1970s, the top DJs from the Bronx, Queens, and Brooklyn would play at and party in the clubs, from Harlem to the Village. By the time commercial Rap was pressed to wax, acts ranging from Beastie Boys... Read more

Here’s Why G-Jet Is The Latest Artist On A Roster That Includes GZA, Grand Puba & Freeway (Video)

In late May and June, the Smokers Club Tour crosses the United States. As fans pack venues to see the likes of Cam'ron, Smoke DZA, The Underachievers, Pro Era's Nyck Caution, and others, they will encounter G-Jet, likely for the first time. A product of Columbus, Texas, G-Jet (an abbreviation... Read more

Chris Crack & Vic Spencer Look To “Cement” Their Place In Chicago’s Rich History Of MCs (Interview & Video)

Who Is Chris Spencer?? For those who are not familiar with all of the rising talent in Chicago, then this is definitely a good question to ask. Chris Spencer is not just one, but two MCs from the Windy City, both of whom are looking to take it by storm with a... Read more