Ready Or Not? Diceman’s Been In The Game For Years. His Bars Show His Staying Power

Black Sheep burst onto the scene in the early 1990s and quickly found success and acclaim. This momentum led the group’s label, Mercury Records, to entrust Dres with his own imprint called One Love. The talented MC was then tasked with signing talent. The first act he inked was a... Read more

The Native Tongues Had Mad Flavor. This 6-Hour Mix Celebrates All The Ingredients (Audio)

There are not many collectives that have had as much impact on Hip-Hop, and on music in general, as Native Tongues. Although they never released an album as a unit, this extended family started in the late 1980s with seminal groups Jungle Brothers, A Tribe Called Quest, and De La... Read more

The Next 2 Hours & You Will Decide Whether This Native Tongues Documentary Gets Made (Video)

UPDATE: There are 2 hours left in the campaign to fund the Native Tongues documentary, Speaking In Tongues, and they are only $6,000 short. If you or anyone you know is so inclined, click here to support and help the filmmakers achieve their goal and bring this film to life.... Read more

A New Documentary Promises To Tell The Whole Truth About Native Tongues (Video)

The Native Tongues posse is one of the most influential yet enigmatic groupings in Hip-Hop, and some would argue their influence extends far beyond. Indeed, the crew embodies ideas that exist outside of music, stretching into philosophy, politics, fashion, and more. Generally considered to be comprised of core members A... Read more

The Beatnuts Confirm Onetime “Secret Group” Including Q-Tip, Posdnuos & Juju (Audio)

For 25-plus years, The Beatnuts have been Hip-Hop multi-threats. The Queens, New York duo of Juju and Psycho Les (that also at times included Fashion and V.I.C.) have stories to go with their hits. Beyond their own prominent recording career, the pair has made beloved songs for Ghostface Killah, Fat... Read more

Native Tongues Father, Brothers & Affiliates Come Together For Phife (Audio)

Following the March 22 death of Phife Dawg, Black Sheep Dres has been deeply instrumental in raising awareness of the life of Malik Taylor. Both members of the Native Tongues movement, these MCs rolled together in the '90s and 2000s. After being a key organizer in last week's memorial event... Read more

Here’s Kay Slay’s New Mixtape Featuring Raekwon, Young Buck, ONYX, Jay Rock, Joell Ortiz, Tony Yayo & Many More (Mixtape)

DJ Kay Slay has released his new mixtape, The Last Hip Hop Disciple. The project is STACKED with artists of all styles, including Raekwon, Young Buck, ONYX, Jay Rock, Joell Ortiz, Tony Yayo, Papoose, Jon Connor, Memphis Bleek, Sheek Louch, Vado, Gunplay, Trae tha Truth, Saigon, Chi Ali, Locksmith and... Read more

Chi Ali Shows A Street Side Alongside Jadakiss On G Check (Video)

Introduced as a Beatnuts and Black Sheep protege, Chi Ali was the Native Tongues' young'in that had a mischievous side, but a youthful innocence throughout the early '90s. After a 2000 conviction of manslaughter for a high-profile murder in The Bronx, Chi went from "Funky Lemonade" to over a decade... Read more

Fat Joe & Chi Ali – Games & Things (Video)

Here's a new video for Chi Ali & Fat Joe's collabo, "Games & Things." Dope track. Check out the video. Related: Chi Ali – A Million Freestyle (Audio)... Read more

Chi Ali – A Million Freestyle

Chi Ali has been back for a minute. Long enough to be peppered repeatedly with questions about his stint in jail, his career plans, etc. He dropped a rhyme addressing those questions and more over the "A Million and One Questions" beat Premier did for Jay-Z. Check it out below.... Read more

AFH Best of November Playlist (Audio)

As November winds down, here's a playlist of some of the dope music that dropped (and there's a lot) this month. You'll hear new music from Redman, Ghostface & Sheek Louch, Masta Killa, T.I. & Andre 3000, KRS-One, Rick Ross, Dead Pres & Nas, Big Boi, Freeway, Wiz Khalifa, Joe... Read more

Chi-Ali – Games & Things ft Fat Joe

The fabulous Chi-Ali and Fat Joe flow over a smooth R&B track. Check out Games & Things. Dope return for Chi-Ali. Related: Skyzoo – Jansport Strings (One Time for Chi Ali) (Prod. 9th Wonder) (Audio)... Read more