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More Than 20 MCs Join Eric B. & Rakim In Celebrating Their 30th Anniversary (Video)

Yesterday (July 7), marked the 30th anniversary of the release of Eric B. & Rakim's classic album, Paid In Full, and they celebrated it in grand fashion. The two were joined on stage at Harlem's famed Apollo Theater by by more than 20 artists from eras both before and after... Read more

Andre Harrell Explains How Heavy D Became The Foundation For Uptown Records (Video)

While record labels like Def Jam and Bad Boy are often celebrated for their contributions to music, and rightly so, the company that bridged the two is often overlooked. Uptown Records was founded in 1986 by Andre Harrell, one half of the Rap group Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde, and... Read more

Need Some 80’s R&B? This Mix Will Rub You the Right Way (Audio)

The DJ collective The Rub (DJ Eleven & DJ Ayres) have been rocking parties in NYC and all over the world for years. Known for their incredibly painstaking series of mixes of the best Hip-Hop year-by-year from 1979 - 2009, they also throw down something heavy with R&B classics. Their... Read more

Celebrate the Sounds of Teddy Riley With This New Jack Swing Mix (Audio)

Few, if any, producers have had a run like Teddy Riley did in the late 80's and early 90's. The King of New Jack Swing dominated the radio and the clubs with countless Hip-Hop and R&B jams. Here's a red hot mix of some of his many classics from DJ... Read more

DJ Dallas Green Presents…Old School Hooky Party Part 2 (Mixtape)

Here's a TREMENDOUS mix of 80's and early 90's hip-hop and R&B from DJ Dallas Green. You'll hear music from LL Cool J, Whodini, Heavy D, Chubb Rock, Big Daddy Kane, Jade, Levert, Al B. Sure, Keith Sweat, Guy, BBD and more. You can listen to and download the entire... Read more

Here’s a late 80’s/early 90’s R&B mix for your listening pleasure.

Sometimes you need a palate cleanser to get the most out of a good meal--something to clear your taste buds so you can approach the next serving with a fresh perspective.  We think the same is true for music.  We aspire to rep the best in hip-hop (old and new)... Read more