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T.I. Rates The Bars. He Gives Iggy Azalea More Love Than Tupac (Video)

"Rate The Bars" is a fun series that can test a rapper's objectivity. MCs are often handed lyrics by artists in their crews, from their same cities, or even rivals and past enemies. Raekwon, Royce 5'9 and Rah Digga have all had potent things to say about excerpts that are... Read more

Z-Ro, Trae Tha Truth & Killa Kyleon Discuss Houston’s State Of Crisis After Harvey (Audio)

With mandatory evacuations in Florida, Georgia and possibly more on the way as Hurricane Irma barrels towards the United States (after decimating islands in the Caribbean), the country continues to reel from the effects of Hurricane Harvey. Houston and some coastal parts of Texas were ravaged by the storm, which... Read more

Trae Tha Truth Rescues Hurricane Harvey Evacuees By Boat (Video)

UPDATE: Trae Tha Truth has now launched a crowd-funding site for Hurricane Harvey victims. ORIGINAL AUGUST 29 STORY: Since the mid-2000s, Trae Tha Truth has become a figurehead of Houston's Hip-Hop scene. At a time of dire need, the Hustle Gang member (and label VP) has stepped up in a... Read more

T.I. Appoints Trae Tha Truth To Vice President Of Grand Hustle Records (Video)

For more than 30 years, MCs have held executive positions at records labels. From the days of Eazy-E's Ruthless imprint or Schoolly D Records, it is not uncommon for artists to control the music they makes and others'. Over the last 20 years, some of these labels have subsequently empowered... Read more

Redman Has Joined A New Group & It’s Electric. Here’s The First Single (Audio)

Over the last 25 years, Redman has juggled an extensive solo career with a number of very successful side projects. The Newark, New Jersey MC/producer was ushered into the Rap industry under the tutelage of EPMD. In 1998, more than five years after Red's solo debut, he, Keith Murray, and... Read more

J. Cole and Trae tha Truth Lament Over Children Left Behind (Audio)

A  veteran of Houston's rap scene (he's even got his very own Trae Day in his hometown), Trae tha Truth has been releasing solo music since 2003, when he dropped Losing Composure, an all H-Town affair featuring Paul Wall, Bun B, Chamillionaire, and his fellow Guerrilla Maab cohorts Z-Ro and... Read more

Sheek Louch, Billy Danze, Trae Tha Truth & Joell Ortiz Represent Their Hoods & You Can Too (Audio)

Sheek Louch has announced his September 18 album, Silverback Gorilla 2. A sequel to his LP released in 2008, Sheek rolls with Tommy Boy Entertainment for this outing. "Hood Nigga" is the album's lead single, featuring M.O.P.'s Billy Danze (a fellow 20-year veteran), along with Trae Tha Truth, and Joell... Read more

Freeway & The Jacka Bake Some Cherry Pie With Freddie Gibbs & Jynx (Video)

Last April, Freeway finished his Broken Ankles project with Girl Talk and The Jacka recently wrapped up work on One Hunnid with Messy Marv and Blanco. Needless to say, the two have been quite busy this year. After last year's release of their previous collaborative mixtape, Write My Wrongs, the... Read more

Freddie Gibbs Riles Up With Some Rap Vets In Yukmouth & Trae Tha Truth (Audio)

Gangsta Gibbs may be one of Hip-Hop's strongest continuations of Gangsta Rap in the digital age. Growing up in the streets of Gary, Indiana can shape your message and social viewpoints, but so can growing up on strong doses of Rap-A-Lot Records releases. Since 1986, J. Prince's label was designed... Read more

Here’s Kay Slay’s New Mixtape Featuring Raekwon, Young Buck, ONYX, Jay Rock, Joell Ortiz, Tony Yayo & Many More (Mixtape)

DJ Kay Slay has released his new mixtape, The Last Hip Hop Disciple. The project is STACKED with artists of all styles, including Raekwon, Young Buck, ONYX, Jay Rock, Joell Ortiz, Tony Yayo, Papoose, Jon Connor, Memphis Bleek, Sheek Louch, Vado, Gunplay, Trae tha Truth, Saigon, Chi Ali, Locksmith and... Read more

This Week in Hip-Hop Video Brought Vintage Interviews of Death Row & Bad Boy and Much More (Video)

This week in Hip-Hop video unearthed some extremely rare footage of Biggie, Dr. Dre, Snoop, Suge and Puffy...all in the same room. There were also stellar videos from Talib Kweli, Doppelgangaz, Trae Tha Truth, Slum Village, The Lox, Hi-Tek and Rakim, as well as great pieces on Bushwick Bill and... Read more

Trae Tha Truth and Snoop Dogg Take it Back to the Old School (Video)

Trae Tha Truth and Snoop Dogg celebrate vintage cars in the video for Old School. Lean back and vibe to this one. Related: The Lox & Trae the Truth Go HAM on a New Track (Audio)... Read more

Trae Tha Truth Raps As DJ Fresh Reworks Some Familiar Sounds Into Dope Beats (EP Stream)

Trae Tha Truth pumps out music at a rate that rivals only Statik Selektah. The Screwed Up Click alum and ABN (Asshole By Nature) general makes mixtapes, albums and a steady stream of collaborations that have taken him from cult-followed obscurity to a nationally-televised face, courtesy of his Hustle Gang... Read more

Freddie Gibbs & Problem Are At It Again, This Time Thanks To Trae Tha Truth (Audio)

Two days ago, the Gary-to-Compton connection of Freddie Gibbs and Problem kicked their 2014 gangsta boogie on "One Eighty Seven." Now the tandem stays in tact on Hustle Gang/ABN/Screwed Up Click's Trae Tha Truth's "Wid It." Trae goes back into his bag and brings out the kind of track that... Read more

Da Brat Makes a Strong Return on Trae Tha Truth’s Ghetto Life (Video)

Da Brat builds on a year that has seen triumphant returns from strong women MCs like Jean Grae, Rah Digga and MC Lyte, with a blistering guest verse on Trae That Truth's Ghetto Life. While always nice on the mic, she has added a new level of lyrical dexterity and... Read more

Trae Tha Truth Holds Court with Several Hip-Hop All Stars on His I Am King Mixtape (Mixtape)

Since the days of Screwed Up Click, Trae Tha Truth has been a major player in the Houston scene. With ties to Rap-A-Lot Records, DJ Screw, Lupe Fiasco, Chamillionaire, T.I., and more, the Grand Hustle/Hustle Gang artist welcomes T.I., Diddy, Wiz Khalifa, Lu', B.o.B., Young Jeezy, Jadakiss, Meek Mill and... Read more

Stalley’s Trunk Waves In Houston In The Swangin’ Remix With Chamillionaire, Bun, ESG, Lil Keke & Trae Tha Truth (Audio)

From Beyonce to Stalley, everybody loves a Houston remix. Maybach Music Group's Stalley aligns some of H-Town's finest with his remix to "Swangin'." Already with Scarface on the O.G. version, Stalley recruited platinum stars Bun B and Chamillionaire, as well as highly-respected indie MCs ESG, and the Screwed Up Click's... Read more

Cyhi the Prynce – Round Da Corner ft Trae Tha Truth (Video)

Cyhi The Prynce and Trae Tha Truth weaves stories about the streets with no posturing or glorification on Cyhi's Round Da Corner. Here's the video. Related: Cyhi The Prynce – Ivy League: Kick Back (Mixtape)... Read more

Tito Lopez – Diamonds & Whips ft Trae Tha Truth & Jaamel

Tito Lopez drops an extra soulful new joint from Tito Lopez featuring Trae Tha Truth and Jaamel. Check out Diamonds & Whips. Related: Tito Lopez – Jada & Pac (Audio)... Read more

Hustle Gang – G.D.O.D (Mixtape)

Check out the new compilation mixtape from Hustle Gang. T.I along with the rest of the gang has been running around like crazy promoting this tape. With features from T.I., B.O.B., Trae Tha Truth, Iggy Azalea, Chip, Travi$ Scott, and more, this tape is guaranteed to get a few spins.... Read more

Wyclef Jean – I Wish It Was Music ft T.I. & Trae Tha Truth

Here's a conscious collabo from Wyclef, T.I. and Trae Tha Truth. Check out I Wish it Was Music. Related: T.I. – Memories Back Then ft. Kendrick Lamar, B.O.B & Kris Stephens (Video)... Read more

Trae Tha Truth – F*cked Up World ft Z-Ro & Noble (Video)

Trae Tha Truth updates a Makaveli classic with F*cked Up World featuring Z-Ro & Noble. Check out the video. Related: Trae Tha Truth – I’m On 2.0 ft Big K.R.I.T., Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, B.o.B., Tyga, Bun B, Gudda Gudda and Jadakiss (Audio)... Read more

Pill and Trae tha Truth trade reflective lyrics on Send One Down.

This one is for meditating. Check it out. Click here to download.... Read more