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Arrested Development Member Baba Oje Has Passed Away

For the last 30 years, Arrested Development defied the conventions of what a Hip-Hop group could look and sound like. The group was formed by MC/singer Speech and DJ Headliner in Atlanta, Georgia. However, by the collective's success in the early 1990s, it grew to include a band of sometimes... Read more

Twitter Suspends Talib Kweli’s Account Following War Of Words With Texas Lawyer

Social media platform Twitter suspended the account of Talib Kweli this week after it claimed the Black Star and Reflection Eternal MC incited harassment towards a Texas-based lawyer after he posted the attorney’s business address to his more than one million followers online. In an interview with Uproxx, Kweli said... Read more

Killer Mike Is Honored By The Georgia Senate & Challenges Them To Do Better For All People

Over the last several years, Killer Mike has very definitively established himself as one of Hip-Hop's greatest activists. Mike's civic-mindedness could be heard extensively in his music, particularly on album's like R.A.P. Music and his Run The Jewels collaborations with El-P. However, in the wake of tragedies like the killing... Read more

Shaquille O’Neal Enters the Hall of Fame With Brutal Humor & Amazing Class (Video)

In addition to being one of the most dominant big men to play the game, and undeniably its most accomplished rapper, Shaquille O'Neal is also one of the most entertaining people to ever play in the NBA. From his incomparable nicknames--Shaqtus and the Big Aristotle, to name a few--to his... Read more

Allen Iverson’s Hall Of Fame Speech Is Raw, Real & All the Way Hip-Hop (Video)

From cornrows to tattoos, style to swagger, Allen Iverson ushered a new era into the NBA that was undeniably Hip-Hop. Last night (September 9), Iverson carried that same attitude right into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall Of Fame. Allen Iverson Has The Answers. He Shares His Top 5 Rappers &... Read more

N.W.A. Are Inducted Into The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame By Kendrick Lamar (Video)

Last night, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, N.W.A. joined Run-D.M.C., Beastie Boys and Public Enemy as the only Hip-Hop acts to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. After being nominated but passed over in 2014, many saw the Hall of Fame's actions this year... Read more

LL Cool J drops an incredible verse as his acceptance speech for the 2011 BET Awards I Am Hip-Hop Icon Award. It’s further proof of why he’s one of the GOATs. Check it out.

The BET Hip-Hop Awards Cyphers got a lot of attention but one of the best moments was LL Cool J's acceptance speech for his I Am Hip-Hop Icon award. It's the first acceptance speech I can ever recall being written in rhyme and it shows why he continues to be... Read more

Pharrell Williams – MIDEM Keynote (Video)

Is Pharrell Williams the greatest producer this century (so far)? The So Ambitious mixtape from Mick Boogie makes a strong case. Click here for the download. .... Read more

Pharrell Williams – MIDEM Keynote (Video)

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