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Wu-Tang Clan Will Celebrate The 25th Anniversary Of 36 Chambers With A Special Show

The 14th annual A3C Festival will commence in October and announced its headliners. The two-day Atlanta, Georgia festival selected Wu-Tang Clan to headline, bringing together the Shaolin group to perform their debut album, Enter the Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers just a month before it celebrates its 25th anniversary. The Diplomats will also... Read more

The Roots Will Turn 2018’s Picnic Into A Dave Chappelle-Hosted Jam Session

The Roots Picnic has become one of the culture's longest-running artist-run Hip-Hop festivals. The Philadelphia, Pennsylvania event has expanded to include New York City satellite festivals, and seen its share of historic moments. The 2018 affair has been announced and will see the event playing out a little differently. On... Read more

Dipset Uses Their Reunion Video To Show That They’ve Really Made Peace

Last month, Cam'ron and Jim Jones released the single "Once Upon A Time." The song's lyrics reveal that Dame Dash once confronted Harvey Weinstein about his behavior towards women 15 years ago. Dame has since clarified the report to recall a slightly different story. However, it is the symbolism of... Read more

Cam’ron Accuses Ma$e Of Lying & Doubles Down On His Disses (Video)

On Monday (November 27), Ma$e called into Ebro In The Morning to state his side of the latest chapter of beef with Cam'ron. The multi-platinum veteran accused his former Children Of The Corn band-mate of being "a bully," and compromising his income and his family's happiness by creating an allegedly... Read more

Ma$e Explains Why He Dissed Cam’ron & Says He Beat Him By A “Landslide” (Video)

On Black Friday (November 24), Ma$e tried to put the lights out on Cam'ron. The former Bad Boy Records superstar and onetime G-Unit artist laid into his past collaborator and Children Of The Corn band-mate for four minutes straight on "The Oracle." His diss used JAY-Z's "Blueprint 2" instrumental (produced... Read more

Cam’ron Replies To Ma$e’s Disses Point For Point. He’s Serving Beef Raw For Dinner (Audio)

It has been less than 48 hours since Ma$e took his beef with Cam'ron to the next level. Friday's (November 24) "The Oracle" found "Murda Ma$e" dissing his former Children Of The Corn band-mate and longtime collaborator "Killa Cam" for four straight minutes, and accusing the fellow Harlem native of... Read more

Ma$e Disses Cam’ron For 4 Straight Minutes & He Gets Absolutely Savage (Audio)

Twenty years ago, Ma$e and Cam'ron were band-mates in Children Of The Corn. Both artists are from neighboring blocks in Harlem, and also played basketball together in their youth. As New York's Rap community found new stars by the late 1990s, each MC signed major solo deals. In fall of... Read more

Cam’ron & Jim Jones Are Back In Business. Their Reunion Revives The Dipset Sound (Audio)

Next week (November 21), The Diplomats will perform their first concert in years. The Hammerstein Ballroom reunion performance of Cam'ron, Jim Jones, Juelz Santana, and Freekey Zekey comes after a very public break-up between Cam' and Jimmy. Late last year, Killa waved off any possibility of reconciliation. “I wish [Jim... 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

Cam’ron & Jim Jones Bury Their Latest Beef For Upcoming Dipset Reunion Concert

In February of this year, Jim Jones sat down with Funkmaster Flex in an emotional interview about his relationship with onetime Diplomats band-mate Cam'ron. As the Dipset Capo got tearful in speaking about the sacrifices he made for Cam', he alleged that the crew's breakout star had not supported his... Read more

Cam’ron Kicks A Freestyle About The Importance Of Ownership & Not Getting Played (Video)

Cam'ron has been relatively quiet in 2017, musically. However, he has stayed active in other ways. In February, Cam and fellow Dipset member, Jim Jones, traded words via separate interviews (and Cam's live stream) about the deterioration of Dipset and what went wrong between the two estranged friends and business partners.... Read more

Cam’ron Believes The Way To Make America Great Again Is To Start Snitchin’ (Video)

In 2007, Cam'ron made national news for his views on "snitching." Speaking with Anderson Cooper on 60 Minutes, Cam' matter-of-factly said he had no intention of divulging any information to the police about whoever had shot him in 2005. Although he was shot in both arms, with lingering nerve damage... Read more

Jim Jones Gets Teary Detailing His Sacrifices For Cam’ron & Dipset (Video)

Yesterday (February 8), it was announced that Jim Jones signed to Jay Z's Roc Nation. The same night, the Bronx, New York native and onetime The Diplomats mainstay appeared on Funkmaster Flex's show. There, Jim sat for more than an hour, and cleared the table on his frustrations with Cam'ron—a... Read more

Foe Turned Friend. Jay Z Signs Jim Jones To Roc Nation.

At the height of Roc-A-Fella Records, a number of interviews have suggested that co-founder Jay Z was not always thrilled with Cam'ron and The Diplomats. From Dame Dash's impromptu promotion of childhood friend Cam' to label VP, to reports of wrongly parked cars in the mogul's designated spot, to reportedly... Read more

Cam’ron Talks Jim Jones Beef For The Last Time. He Says Dipset Is “Over” (Video)

Hip-Hop is in a climate of reunions. A Tribe Called Quest shocked the music world last month with a secretly recorded album, their first in 18 years. After more than 20 years away from album-making, Pete Rock & C.L. have confirmed an LP for 2017. The L.O.X. have inked a... Read more

Jim Jones & Dave East Fly High In Harlem (Video)

Dating back to Hip-Hop's first gold-selling solo MC, Kurtis Blow, Harlem has been integral. In the 1980s, that meant folks like Kurtis, Doug E. Fresh, and Spoonie Gee. For the 1990s, that flare was upheld through artists like Puff Daddy, Big L, Ma$e, Cam'ron, and more. In the 2000s, Cam'ron's... Read more

Dipset Release Their Comeback Visual In Proper Fashion (Video)

The Diplomats—better known as Dipset—are hitting the road. Moreover, Cam'ron, Jim Jones, Juelz Santana, and Freekey Zekey are bringing Funkmaster Flex out on the buses and planes with them. Flex, a veteran DJ who played many clubs across the globe, is returning to the road for the first time in... Read more

Dipset Release the First Single From Their Reunion Mixtape (Audio)

Last week, Dipset announced they would be releasing their first joint project, as a full unit, in five years. Wasting no time, they drop their first single, courtesy of Funkmaster Flex. Cam'ron, Jim Jones and Juelz Santana flex their flows over a familiar old Soul sample. Check out "Have My... Read more

Dipset’s Core 4 Members Are Together, Recording A New Mixtape

2015 marks five years since Cam'ron and Jim Jones laid to rest their differences, and began what has become a slow crawl back to restoring The Diplomats activity. In 2010, the clique was photographed in the studio with Dr. Dre, an artist who had never previously worked with Cam'ron, Jim... Read more

Jim Jones Releases the Stream for We Own the Night Pt. 2 (Album Stream)

Jim Jones has released the stream for his 9-song album, We Own the Night, Pt. 2. The project features guest verses from Jadakiss, Yo Gotti, Hell Rell, Cam'ron and more. Jim and Cam haven't had the smoothest road, but over 15 years later, the Dipset stars are still being diplomatic... Read more

Dipset & The Lox Combine on Jim Jones & Jadakiss’ Last Night (Audio)

As Jim Jones nears the release date of his new project We Own The Night 2, he lets loose the club-friendly "Last Night" featuring Jadakiss. Check it out. Related: Dipset Restakes Its Claim With Reunited Cam’ron, Jim Jones & Hell Rell (Video)... Read more

Here’s a Look Back at the Week’s Best Videos in Hip-Hop (8/10/14) (Video Playlist)

This week in Hip-Hop video brought new music videos from Freddie Gibbs & Madlib, Spesh & Kool G Rap, Dom Kennedy, Lil Boosie, Saigon, Jeezy, Mick Jenkins, Rick Ross and more, Souls of Mischief discussing their new album, a Dipset reunion with Cam'ron, Jim Jones and Hell Rell, as well... Read more

Dipset Restakes Its Claim With Reunited Cam’ron, Jim Jones & Hell Rell (Video)

It's all coming full circle for The Diplomats. Cam'ron is as active as he's been since his days on Roc-A-Fella Records. Jim Jones is moving in both music and television. Freekey Zekey is a free man, moving in the streets and performing with his cohorts. Additional affiliates like Hell Rell... Read more

Cam’ron Is Gearing Up For The 1st Of The Month With 2 Leaks (Audio)

It's only halfway til the beginning of August and Cam'ron is dropping singles heavy in anticipation of the second installment of his 1st Of The Month EP series. Premiered by Funkmaster Flex earlier today, Cam'ron adds Nicki Minaj and fellow female artist Yummy for the light, spirited reprise of his... Read more

This Week in Hip-Hop Video Brought an Eclectic Mix of Gritty Visuals & Old School Memories (Video Playlist)

The past week in Hip-Hop video brought our first look at Andre 3000 as Jimi Hendrix, Schoolboy Q revealing that he wanted the world to end in 2012, Game throwing flames at 50 Cent & Suge Knight, Marley Marl reminiscing, and new music videos from Run the Jewels, Smif-n-Wessun, The... Read more

Ice-T Cosigns Papoose In A Modernized 6 In The Mornin’, Featuring Jadakiss & Jim Jones (Video)

Papoose knows his Hip-Hop. Whether with Jive Records or with Empire Distribution, Nacerima Dream used its big budget to enlist some skilled producers and MCs to work with the Brooklyn sensation on his proper debut. Over a year later, Heads are still seeing Pap's pride as he pushes the album.... Read more

Watch Dipset’s Former Secret Weapon The Heatmakerz Make A Beat On The Spot (Video)

Ten years ago was the height of what's commonly called "Chipmunk Soul." Producers were adjusting the pitch on vocals to create a harmonious effect on samples that made songs sound bigger, bolder. While Jay Z's The Blueprint, released in late 2001, is often thought of as the archetype album for... Read more

Prodigy, DMX, Erick Sermon, Sean Price, Jim Jones & Jadakiss Talk Father’s Day

The 6 MCs discussed what Father's Day means to them at Rock The Bells. Related: Erick Sermon tells classic stories to Peter Rosenberg and Cipha Sounds (Video) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7hxaDyTnAE&feature=player_embedded... Read more

Hip-Hop Christmas Playlist

Here's a Hip-Hop Christmas playlist. Merry Christmas from AFH.... Read more

Could Araabmuzik be the next producer to dominate hip-hop? @omarakil3 thinks so after seeing his razor sharp skills on the MPC beat machine. What do you think?

The kid in this post just might have invented the next trending topic in hip-hop battling, cause he most likely won't be (or is not) the only game in town for much longer. But for now, ARAABMUZIK is definitely a beat machine savant. If you haven't heard of this guy,... Read more

Merry Christmas to all. May your years only get better.

Christmas Rap http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fh8hB1tAip8 Christmas in Harlem .... Read more

It's official. Christmas in Harlem is now the latest (and maybe) last G.O.O.D. Friday gift from Kanye West.

There was an earlier version of this a few days ago, but this is the fully mastered version.  It features CyHi Da Prynce, Pusha T, Big Sean, Musiq Soulchild and Teyana Taylor.  Thank you for an incredible year of music, Kanye. Click here to download..... Read more

Swizz Beatz' Monster Mondays have almost made up for the lack of G.O.O.D. Fridays. Almost…Check out We Keep It Rockin' with Maino, Jadakiss, Jim Jones and Joell Ortiz.

They go in on the classic beat used by the Ultramagnetic MCs on Funky and then 2Pac and Dr. Dre on California Love. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ktpNWX2Qn58 Click here to download.  Here's California Love for the West Side: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FWOsbGP5Ox4 ...and Funky for the East Coast OG's: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3oV13dHUfEM    .... Read more

Jim Jones sounds like he's been listening to KiD CuDi…A LOT (like everyday, all day). Check out Perfect Day ft Juelz Santana.

What do you think?  Not a bad look but very unexpected. Click here to download..... Read more

Nicki Minaj, Jim Jones and Ricky Blaze (who??) Feel Free. Check it out.

The song actually belongs to Ricky Blaze and word has it Nicki recorded this verse a couple of years ago.  Strange, it sounds a lot like the pop stuff she's been doing lately...Check it out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17UrImSJKVc Click here to download..... Read more