Rob Swift Shows Why “The Breaks” Is The Most Authentic TV Show About Hip-Hop

On April 10, The Breaks completed the airing of its first season as a series. What began as a 2016 film for television extended for eight 2017 episodes. With actor, artist and director Mack Wilds portraying "Daryl 'DeeVee' Van Putten, Jr." in the Vh1 show, the cast also includes Hip-Hop figures such... Read more

J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League Invites Camp Lo, Mack Wilds & Rick Ross to Dance & the Result is Money (Audio)

The League calling themselves Just Undeniably Some of the Illest Composers Ever have been establishing their own brand of superheroism for more than ten years, ever since scoring their first major production breakthroughs with Mary J. Blige's "No One Will Do" (which helped them nab a Grammy Award for Best... Read more

Mack Wilds Does The Right Thing In This Spike Lee-Inspired Music Video

Already, 2016 has started on a high note for Tristan "Mack" Wilds. The actor/sing was one of the stars of Vh1's The Breaks, which premiered last week (January 4). Now available for full stream online, the film (also starring Method Man, Phonte, Torae, Prince Paul, and Chuck Chillout) is set... Read more

Stream “The Breaks” and Hear DJ Premier’s First Film Score (Video)

On Monday night (January 4), Vh1 premiered The Breaks. The film, inspired by Dan Charnas' book, The Big Payback, dramatically captures three Hip-Hop hopefuls living in 1990 New York City. One dreams to work at a hit Rap management firm. Another character wants to be a successful producer, and discover... Read more

“The Breaks” Film Captures The Essence of 90s Hip-Hop Down to the DJ Premier Soundtrack (Video)

Last night (12/14), Vh1 had a screening of its upcoming film, The Breaks. The event took place at Harlem's acclaimed Red Rooster restaurant, hosted by owner Chef Marcus Samuelsson. Several key members of the production were present, including director and writer Seith Mann (Homeland, Ballers, The Walking Dead, Californication), writer... Read more

Adele Makes Her Triumphant Return With a Powerful New Video Co-Starring Mack Wilds

By the end of 2011 and well into 2012, it was nearly impossible to escape Adele. The powerhouse UK singer had permeated pop culture in a way that seemed impossible in the days of infinite distractions and niches. However, her no frills demeanor, painfully honest songs and deeply penetrating voice... Read more

Mack Wilds Orchestrates A Heist With An Ex In Bonnie & Clyde (Audio)

In the vain of Jodeci, R. Kelly, and Adina Howard, Mack Wilds likes his R&B risqué. The Sony Red-backed singer from Staten Island, New York returns from campaigning aggressively in 2013 and 2014 for "Bonnie & Clyde." The mid-tempo track features a detailed arrangement of background vocals as Mack presents... Read more

Mack Wilds Tells The Story About Fighting To Make A Love Real (Video)

Mack Wilds' New York: A Love Story continues to burn a year after it was released. The Sony Records sensation interpolated classic samples, both from Hip-Hop and the derivatives of some famous Rap records to present himself as a young man with an old Head's sensibility. "Don't Turn Me Down"... Read more

Mack Wilds Recruits Pusha T For A My Crib Remix Themed After A Famous Roc-A-Fella Moment In Time (Audio)

"Jigga flow, who better to jack it?" raps Pusha T on the "My Crib remix," which features a Salaam Remi-blend over Mack Wilds' original. Pusha T bookends the appearance with two short verses, channeling back (with the beat) to the glory days of Jay Z, Beanie Sigel, and Memphis Bleek... Read more

This Week in Hip-Hop Video Brought Snoop’s Visit to The White House, Method Man Performing Bring The Pain & More (Video Playlist)

This week in Hip-Hop video brought a charged performance of Bring the Pain by Method Man at Mack Wilds' show, a new video from Mack, low fi highlights of Snoop's trip to The White House, some heated discussion from The Lox about what's wrong with New York Hip-Hop and more.... Read more

Method Man Rips Through Bring the Pain During Mack Wilds’ NYC Show (Video)

If you haven't heard Mack Wilds' album, New York: A Love Story, it pays homage to 90's NYC Hip-Hop with tracks from Pete Rock, DJ Premier, Havoc and Salaam Remi, as well as guest verses from Method Man, Raekwon and more. Method Man showed love to Mack last night by... Read more

Mack Wilds Has a Surprise Reunion With the Girl of His Dreams in the Video for Henny (Video)

Here's a new video from Mack (aka Tristan) Wilds for his Havoc-produced burner, Henny. The song lifts the thumping bass line of Mobb Deep's Burn (The Learning) and the video builds on the love story that began in the video for his song Own It. He has a surprise reunion... Read more

Mobb Deep Dusts Off An Infamy Classic For A Mack Wilds Remix With French Montana (Audio)

While everybody is stuck on The Infamous, Hell On Earth, and Murda Muzik, Mobb Deep's fifth album, Infamy remains pretty tight. The last Loud Records effort featured Big Noyd and The Infamous Mobb close, with some of Havoc's best work. One cut that still gets "Burn" is the track of... Read more

Mack Wilds – Keepin’ It Real

We told you recently that Mack Wilds was working with an arsenal of Heads-heralded producers including Salaam Remi and DJ Premier. Premo's fansite announced that "Keepin' It Real" is produced by the pair, who both contributed joints to Nas' Stillmatic album 12 years ago. Reports claim that Remi laced the... Read more

Mack Wilds – New York: A Love Story (Full Album Stream)

Mack Wilds (aka actor Tristan Wilds from The Wire and 90210) has created an album that is both an ode to his hometown of NYC and his clear love for Hip-Hop. While Mack sings on the majority of the album, the Hip-Hop presence is ubiquitous, from the Executive Production of... Read more

Mack Wilds – Wild Things ft Method Man

Mack Wilds is definitely starting to prove he's about to be a problem in this game. The former The Wire star just dropped off his second single, and this time he brought The Wu with him. On his new track titled "Wild Things," Mack features none other than his former... Read more

Mack Wilds – Own It (Video)

Singer Mack Wilds (aka The Wire's Tristan Wilds) releases the video for his lead single Own It. His upcoming project, New York: A Love Story, features production from Salaam Remi, Havoc, DJ Premier and Pete Rock. Check out the video. Related: Mack (aka Tristan Wilds) – Own It (Audio)... Read more