MC Eiht & Brady Watt Make A Westside Connection On A New Version Of m.A.A.d. City

Brady Watt is one of the most respected bass players in Hip-Hop. In addition to his role in DJ Premier's Badder Band, the New Hampshire native has played on albums by Joey Bada$$, Curren$y & Ski Beatz, Statik Selektah, as well as Styles P & Talib Kweli's collaborative effort. Apart... Read more

9th Wonder Explains Why Soundbombing & Rawkus Kept His Hip-Hop Dreams Alive (Video)

Hip-Hop news and culture move fast, and it’s easy to miss significant developments. Every week, Ambrosia For Heads takes a look back at the LAST 7 days. This video series, hosted by Justin “The Company Man” Hunte examines the current issues with a colorful rundown of the what, where, and why. While the LAST... Read more

N.W.A.’s Straight Outta Compton vs. Kendrick Lamar’s good kid, m.A.A.d city. Which Is Better?

One year ago, Ambrosia For Heads launched a debate among its readers seeking to answer one of Hip-Hop’s most hotly-contested questions: who is the greatest MC of all time? “Finding The GOAT MC” lasted between September 2014 and May 2015, engaging millions of readers and ultimately producing its winner, as... Read more

Here Are Your Top 10 Rap Albums of the 80s, 90s & 2000s. Get Ready To Pick 2 Wild Cards

Yesterday (February 7) closes Round 2 of the 2000s bracket of "Finding The GOAT Albums." You—the voter—definitively decided which 10 albums go forth to the final 32 albums across all eras. Tomorrow (February 9) begins the first of two wild card rounds to add the 2 additional albums to the... Read more

Kendrick Lamar To Debut m.A.A.d. Film At Sundance’s New Film Festival

Almost as quickly as Kendrick Lamar's good kid m.A.A.d. city swept the nation in 2012, the rumor mill was spinning with fervor as talks swirled about an accompanying film with the album, supposedly directed by former Transformers star, Shia LaBeouf. The rumors of Shia LaBeouf's handiwork with the Top Dawg... Read more

Kendrick Lamar’s Complex Cover Story Breaks Down What A Guest Verse Will Cost Ya

To coincide with their new relaunch, shared its August/September cover story, with Kendrick Lamar. The event follows a Monday morning that perhaps featured some GQ competition with a Kanye West cover story. Both efforts, with arguably two of the current Kings in Hip-Hop (in very different ways, with differing... Read more

King T Says That He Was Originally Supposed To Be On Kendrick Lamar’s Compton

2012's good kid, m.A.A.d city major label debut from Kendrick Lamar featured more than one Compton legend. Dr. Dre, whose Aftermath Entertainment co-released the album, appeared on "Compton," while MC Eiht provided chilly vocals to one of the LP's two title tracks. A new interview with DJ EFN's Crazy Hood... Read more

James Blake Takes A Stab At Remixing Kendrick Lamar’s m.A.A.d city (Audio)

For an album cut that Heads celebrated in 2012, "m.A.A.d city" has come into the spotlight in February of 2014. After Imagine Dragons live-mashed-up the MC Eiht-assisted joint at the Grammy Awards, James Blake is reworking the partial-title track from K-Dot's platinum major label debut. After performing with Drake at... Read more

Kendrick Lamar Steals The Show At The Grammys. Who Needs An Award? (Video)

So with controversy already in the air after some categorical losses early in the night, what would Kendrick Lamar do with his performance slot? The Compton, California good kid (with a reputation for competition) performed a Heads-approved album cut from his major label debut, "m.A.A.d city." With Imagine Dragons backing... Read more