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Sean Price Teamed With Mic Handz In His Last Days. Listen To The Music They Made (Audio)

More than three years since he passed away, Sean Price's legacy burns bright. Last year, Duck Down Music and Sean's wife Bernadette released Imperius Rex, an album that was selected among Ambrosia For Heads' best of 2017. Outside of Rex, there have been handfuls of side projects, such as the... Read more

Page Kennedy Sounds Off At The Notion That He’s Just “An Actor Who Raps” (Video)

There are no holds barred when it comes to Detroit, Michigan's Page Kennedy, and his cutthroat lyrics. The actor and veteran MC has no qualms about laying his cards on the table and demanding all of the due respect. In his latest video “No Cosign,” produced by Mic West, Page... Read more

Torae Offers A Rap Tutorial For MCs Looking To Build Careers. Take Notes. (Audio)

The Coney Island native and multi-talented artist Torae is dropping new music this season. His last album, Entitled, dropped back in 2016. However, the gap between projects is no reflection of this veteran's work ethic. In recent years, the Barrel Brothers member has filmed several commercials and appeared in a... Read more

Smif-N-Wessun Show Boom Bap Sounds Amazing With Live Instruments (Video)

The group Smif-n-Wessun is preparing the release of their forthcoming album, The A.L.L., and they promise it will be soon. The Duck Down Music LP is produced by 9th Wonder and his North Carolina-based Soul Council collective (Khrysis, Eric G., Kash, Amp, E. Jones, Nottz, and others). Last Friday (September... Read more

J-Live Unleashes A Rapping & Scratching Routine With A Motown Classic (Audio)

J-Live is a true Hip-Hop multi-threat. He raps, he DJs, he produces, he runs a label, and he does so much more. The Brooklyn, New Yorker (who now calls Georgia home) sometimes demonstrates several talents at once. For those who have not seen a J show, they get a taste... Read more

Did Drake Bring Malice Out Of Retirement? The Clipse Have New Music In The Chamber.

For most of the decade, The Clipse have been on ice. Pusha-T stepped forth with a bustling solo and executive career. Meanwhile, Malice (nka No Malice) penned a memoir on his personal and spiritual transformation and began making music to reflect his life outlook. In 2017, No Malice did an... Read more

Skyzoo & Joell Ortiz Reunite For A Collabo That Is Brooklyn To The Bone (Audio)

ChanHays is a producer from Halifax, Nova Scotia and someone who likes to feature spitters on his high tech, boom-bap instrumentals. At the end of last year, he dropped his debut project, Here, which touted some legendary MCs. Everyone from Ras Kass and Pharoahe Monch to Elzhi, Masta Ace, and... Read more

Nick Grant Is Feeling Like A Champion On “’96 Bulls” (Video)

Nick Grant delivered one of the strongest debut albums of 2017 in the form of Return Of The Cool. In 2018, he shows that he is not stopping his roll. Last month the Walterboro, South Carolina spitter flipped a classic Lauryn Hill sample for his song "Forever And Always." Now,... Read more

De La Makes A Brilliant Guest Appearance On A Song That’s Truly From The Soul (Audio)

London-based singer-songwriter Tom Misch has released two beat tapes and two EPs since bursting onto the music scene in 2014. Primarily he produces, plays guitar and DJs, but now he's adding Hip-Hop to his musical arsenal, enlisting De La Soul on his latest single. "It Runs Through Me" meshes Misch's... Read more

Andre 3000 Discusses His First Starring TV Role & Wanting To Put Out New Music

Over the last decade, Andre 3000 has been incredibly sparing in his output of new music. The Atlien has not put out an album since Outkast's 2003 Speakerboxxx/The Love Below, choosing instead to release jaw-dropping feature verses here and there and also work on his acting career. On the eve... Read more

Troy Ave May Be Without A Deal, But His LP Feels Major (Album Stream)

For several calendars, Brooklyn, New York's Troy Ave has been steadily climbing the rungs, garnering a considerable amount of buzz. With more than a dozen mixtapes under his belt, the outspoken rapper has been putting in some serious work, work that has been noticed by some of Hip-Hop's biggest names. His... Read more

Dizzy Wright Goes Above The Clouds With Demrick & DJ Hoppa (Audio)

Currently on the road for his Growing Process Tour, Dizzy Wright is steadily accumulating a national following, thanks complex artistry such as his new album. The tour is simultaneously promoting Wright's latest album and the work of Demrick and DJ Hoppa, an MC/producer duo with ties to Wright's past work.... Read more

Mos Def performs new music that features tracks by Madlib and J. Dilla (Video)

The Mighty Mos Def (soon to be Yasiin Bey…though he’ll always be Mighty) performed some new songs at New York's S.O.B.'s. The tracks were produced by Madlib and J. Dilla (click here for a new song from Immortal Technique that also sports a previously unreleased Dilla beat). In a word--RUGGED.... Read more