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J. Cole & Kendrick Lamar Join Jeezy On An All-Star Collabo (Audio)

UPDATE: After video footage previewed a sizable clip of the song, Jeezy's full, official "American Dream" releases. The Pressure single is a pointed collaboration with both J. Cole and Kendrick Lamar. This song may not be as Heads expected on paper. Kendrick Lamar provides some melodic singing near the track's... Read more

Bow Wow Shifts Into Mixtape Mode & Barks With Bite (Video)

Over the years, Bow Wow has had a number of facets to his career. Releasing his first album in 2000, as Lil Bow Wow, under the tutelage of Jermaine Dupri, the artist was only 13 when he became a household name. Within two years, he had added the title of... Read more

A New Series About Hip-Hop’s Birth Just Got Even Realer With Nas Writing All Its Rhymes (Video)

Over the years, there have been a number of films that have shown the early days of Hip-Hop. Style Wars, Wildstyle, Beat Street, Krush Groove and others all have had a role in memorializing the history of the biggest culture to be born in the United States in the last... Read more

Chasing The Cat Makes Key & Peele Gangsta In Their First Feature Film (Video)

When word broke that Key & Peele was ending after its fifth season last year, fans were dismayed. The outrageous sketch comedy show had filled a void that had been lacking for several years after Chappelle's Show left the air. Not to worry, though. The dynamic duo of Keegan-Michael Key... Read more

How Will Andre 3000 Fare as Jimi Hendrix? Watch This 1st Look and Weigh In (Video)

The Hip-Hop and Rock worlds have been abuzz since it was announced Andre 3000 would take on the role of Jimi Hendrix in the film "All is By My Side." Now, some years later, we finally have our first look at Mr. Benjamin channeling Mr. Hendrix. Take a look at... Read more

Kendrick Lamar’s 2013 BET Hip Hop Awards Cypher Sneak Preview (Video)

There was a lot of chatter over the weekend from ATL re: Kendrick Lamar's Hip Hop Awards Cypher. Here's the first look at what's to come. K. Dot goes STRAIGHT AT his critics post-Control and let's all haters know he's untouchable...all over the track for Shook One's Pt. 2. Get... Read more

Raheem DeVaughn – A Place Called Loveland (Extended Album Preview)

From the first time I heard Raheem DeVaughn back in 2002 on DJ Jazzy Jeff's The Magnificent album, I knew he was a special vocalist. Not only did he have a voice that simultaneously projected strength and vulnerability, he also sang songs of substance. Over the years, he has established... Read more

Jay-Z – Tom Ford Snippet (Video)

Jay-Z continues being a content tease with music from Magna Carta Holy Grail. Here's a brief snippet of his song Tom Ford, produced by Timbaland. You can see the video sneak preview and read the lyrics to Tom Ford below. Related: Timbaland Discusses Jay-Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail Album (Video)... Read more

Talib Kweli – Prisoner of Conscious (Full Album Stream)

Can't wait to hear Talib Kweli's new album? You can listen to a full stream of Prisoner of Conscious below. The album features appearances from Kendrick Lamar, Curren$y, Busta Rhymes, Miguel, Melanie Fiona and more. Check it out. Related: Talib Kweli – 5AM in Brooklyn (Audio)... Read more

2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards Cypher Previews (Video)

The 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards tape tomorrow in Atlanta and air on Tuesday, 10/9. As the show draws closer a couple of Cypher previews have surfaced. First up, is a West Coast cypher featuring Snoop Dogg, DJ Quik, E-40, Kurupt, Xzibit and YG. Next is a Ruff Ryders cypher preview... Read more

Miguel – Kaleidoscope Dream (Full Album Stream)

Miguel's Kaleidoscope Dream album is in stores on 10/2. Until then, you can listen to a full stream of the album below. Related: Miguel - Adorn (Video)... Read more

How to Make Money Selling Drugs film trailer (Video)

Adrian Grenier (aka Vinny Chase from Entourage) has produced a documentary on the $400 Billion per year drug trade that looks both informative and darkly satirical. The film explores how the money is made through the eyes of former kingpins like Freeway Rick Ross (not the rapper...) and also incorporates... Read more

Joe Budden previews new Slaughterhouse music (Video)

Here's a 10+ minute preview of new music from Slaughterhouse, courtesy of Joe Budden himself. The video is nothing but beats and eats (Joey gets his grub on throughout). Check it out below. Related: Slaughterhouse rhymes in The Back Room on 106 & Park (Video)... Read more

The Dark Knight Rises – 13 Minute Preview (Video)

Ready for The Dark Knight Rises? Here's a 13-minute sneak preview. Check it out below. Props: 2DBZ Related: The Man With The Iron Fists trailer (directed by RZA) (Video)... Read more

9th Wonder – The Wonder Year documentary sneak preview (Video)

Here's a look at the first 8 minutes of The Wonder Year, the documentary chronicling a year in the life of 9th Wonder. The Wonder Year is now available on DVD. Check out the video below. Related: 9th Wonder - The Harvard Fellow documentary preview (Video)... Read more

Jay-Z to perform at SXSW and Stream Show on YouTube (Video)

Just in...Jay-Z has confirmed he will be performing at SXSW again this year. The show will be live streamed on YouTube so everyone can check it out. Here's a video trailer. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tb8kqtItPUI... Read more

Dr. Dre plays a snippet of a new song (Video)

Dr. Dre recently held an in studio listening station and played part of a new song. The beat is tough--vintage Dre--and sounds like it may feature Jay Rock. Check out the video below. If you missed it, here's Dre's Die Hard. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=jPNiCeR-8aA... Read more

Can’t wait to hear Curren$y’s Weekend at Burnie’s album? Check out this sneak preview.

Curren$y put together this dope promotion where the album is streaming non-stop until Wed afternoon (so don't wait on this one).   Just like AFH TV, you can't pause, fast forward or rewind this. You just have to let it ride...Check it out. Weekend at Burnie's drops on 6/28.... Read more

The upcoming 9th Wonder documentary is looking really STRONG. Check out this preview of The Wonder Year.

http://vimeo.com/21497226 Also, if you missed it, check out this interview of Phonte from the film.... Read more

Gotta show love to Big K.R.I.T. Especially when he’s kicking new ish.

This is a snippet from his upcoming project Live From The Underground. Low budget video but hot as hell!! Nothing else needed but the music. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U3Y2OML1LWE&feature=player_embedded... Read more

Keeping it on the live hip-hop tip, check out Big K.R.I.T. in the studio with a band called Grillade. If this preview is any indication, K.R.I.T. is still on the come up.

By now, you know we're FANS of K.R.I.T. Here's another reason why: http://vimeo.com/18493067 According to Yours Truly, there will be a whole EP released called The Grillade Sessions.  Let's hope.  In the meantime, here's the original for Something, the song featured in the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sf_EgwVmXLk.... Read more