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See The Full Historic Conversation & Cypher Between Mos Def, Big Pun, Canibus & DMX (Video)

Twenty years ago, Hip-Hop was in crosswinds. Microphones were grabbed by emerging voices from across the landscape, geographically, stylistically, and regarding content. As the genre collected itself following the sudden and tragic killings of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls, it wanted new sounds, messages, and conversations. Mos Def & Dave... Read more

Long Before DMX, JAY-Z & Ja Rule Were Murdering MCs, They Had Time To Build (Audio)

In the late 1990s, DMX, JAY-Z, and Ja Rule came together for two incredible collaborations. On Jay's Streets Is Watching soundtrack from early 1998, "Murdergram" showed that these grimy, overly irritated MCs hit their marks when they were together. In pivoting to Ja Rule's 1999 debut Venni Vetti Vecci, "It's... Read more

Ja Rule Tells Ice-T That “Coup De Grace” Will Be His Last Album (Audio)

Ja Rule is the latest guest on Ice-T's Final Level Podcast. The Hollis, Queens MC veteran spoke to the O.G. about his ascent from independent MC to a multi-platinum superstar. In the hour-plus formatted interview, the flagship Rap act of Murder Inc. describes meeting Irv Gotti (through Mic Geronimo), hustling... Read more

Kool G Rap & Mic Geronimo Support Nutso On A Hardcore Queens Cut (Audio)

Kool G Rap may have the Midas touch of cosigns. From Nas to Papoose, Large Professor to MF Grimm, the Kool Genius has an ear for fellow lyricists on the come-up. Fellow Queens, New Yorker Nutso is far from new, having worked with G, along with Trae Tha Truth, Psycho... Read more

Ever See This Cypher with Big Pun, DMX, Mos Def, Canibus, John Forte & Mic Geronimo? (Video)

Some moments are worth re-living...Like this cypher between Big Pun, DMX, Mos Def, Canibus, John Forte and Mic Geronimo. Back in the day, the 6 skilled MCs were at a table sharing a true Hip-Hop moment and decided to have a friendly cypher. Onlookers included Toure, Irv Gotti and others... Read more

Royal Flush, Of Iced Out Medallions Fame, Offers Extensive Preview Of New Album (Video)

In the late '90s Queens, New York Hip-Hop renaissance, a lot of artists caught radio success on the strength of catchy singles. One such MC was Royal Flush. A native of Flushing, Queens (thus the name), R.F. came up under Mic Geronimo before prepping his '97 debut, Ghetto Millionaire. With... Read more

Raekwon – T.U.R.K.E.Y. ft Mic Geronimo & The Kid Daytona

Raekwon gets a verse from Mic Geronimo (remember him?...still nice) and The Kid Daytona on this soulful burner. Check out T.U.R.K.E.Y. Related: Raekwon – All About You ft Estelle (Video)... Read more