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Doug E. Fresh, Slick Rick, Monie Love & Kwame Celebrate AJ Calloway’s Birthday (Video)

On air personality AJ Calloway (106 & Park, Extra) celebrated his 40th birthday in epic fashion during his #lovelivelifeweekend in Martha's Vineyard. During an 80's themed party Saturday night at the Dreamland club in Oak Bluffs, MA, he was treated to performances from Doug E. Fresh, Slick Rick, Monie Love... Read more

Travi$ Scott Kicks a True Off the Top Freestyle on Sway in the Morning (Video)

Many MCs claim to go "off the top" when they freestyle...few actually do it. It takes a different level of courage and skill to let the words flow without guarantee of what will come. Travi$ Scott did just that on Sway in the Morning and you can see the infectious... Read more

Brianna Perry Has Got BARS with Knowledge. Check out this Verse (Video)

Brianna Perry has been on her Rap grind for a minute. So much so that she was the inaugural MC to do Sway's Five Fingers of Death. The talented MC continues to evolve her career which now includes starring in the reality show Sisterhood of Hip-Hop. She returned to Sway... Read more

Troy Ave & Young Lito Take on the 5 Fingers of Death Freestyle While Counting Money (Video)

BSB's Troy Ave and Young Lito were the latest to take on Sway's 5 Fingers of Death MC challenge where they rhymed over 5 random beats. With no shortage of swagger, the two traded off beat for beat while Troy counted stacks of money. When asked why, he told Sway... Read more

Unsung Profiles the Epic Rise and Fall of Troop in its Latest Episode (Full Video)

With silky smooth singles like "I'm Not Souped," "Spread My Wings" and "All I Do is Think of You," Troop followed the tradition of predecessors like The Jackson 5 and New Edition as dancing and singing male R&B group sensations. And, like many other artists prior to them, their meteoric... Read more

Ghostface Killah Joins Aspects & Cody Coyote on What You Get Now (Video)

Ghostface Killah joins Aspects and Cody Coyote on "What You Get Now." The track, which was produced by Snowgoons, would fit right in with some of the spookier productions by RZA and, as of late, Adrian Younge. Check out the video for "What You Get Now." Related: Ghostface Killah Joins... Read more

Redman & Kurupt Link Up in the Oddest Yet Most On Brand Endorsement Ever (Video)

Redman and Kurupt link up in one of the oddest yet most on brand endorsements ever. As 2 of the finest MCs from their respective coasts, they also share a love for a certain herbal remedy. The video for "Take Your Medicine" is effectively a bizarrely catchy nearly 5 minute... Read more

Take a Look at a Trailer for Nas Documentary Time is Illmatic (Video)

Earlier this year, Time is Illmatic, a documentary looking at the making of Nas' landmark album Illmatic premiered at Tribeca Film Festival. Now, the world gets a taste of the documentary as filmmaker One-9 has released a trailer. By the looks of it, the film is a magnificent piece of... Read more

Souls of Mischief Perform There is Only Now For the First Time Ever (Video)

The Souls of Mischief took the stage at NYC's Le Poisson Rouge tonight (8/28) and performed their new album, There is Only Now, for the first time ever. The Bay Area legends were backed by their producer Adrian Younge's band, Venice Dawn, as well as A Tribe Called Quest's Ali... Read more

Rick Ross Releases the Visuals for Drug Dealers Dream Shot in the Caribbean (Video)

Rick Ross has released the latest video from the Mastermind LP. "Drug Dealers Dream" is one of the most sonically arresting tracks on the album with its haunting piano loop and cinematic drums. The video, shot on location in the Caribbean, is a hodgepodge of visuals stitched together including footage... Read more

D’Angelo & The Roots Cover Prince’s She’s Always in My Hair (Video)

This year's Afropunk Fest in Brooklyn concluded with surprise guests of epic proportions. The festival, which included performances by Me'shell Ndegeocello, SZA, The Internet, Fishbone, Body Count and more, culminated with a performance by D'Angelo with The Legendary Roots Crew. The ensemble tore through some of D's originals and an... Read more

Astro Takes it Back to ’88 on His Latest (Video)

Astro returns with a throwback jam on his latest. While the razor sharp MC re-visited the 90's last year with mixtapes like Deadbeats & Lazy Lyrics and Starvin' Like Marvin for a Cool J Song, this time he goes all the way back to the 80's with an ode to... Read more

There’s a New Spider-Man in Town and He’s Voiced By Childish Gambino (Video)

Back in 2010 there was a high profile social media campaign to have Childish Gambino (aka Donald Glover) cast as the new Spider-Man. The campaign caught the attention of Marvel Comics creator Stan Lee, who welcomed an audition by Glover for the part. While Glover was not cast for the... Read more

Your Old Droog Makes a Video and It’s Not Nas…Do You Believe? (Video)

The plot thickens around the identity of the mysterious Your Old Droog. For weeks there has been speculation the rapper was actually Nas. That theory was advanced in a very compelling 30+ minute video by producer Marco Polo arguing that Droog was in fact Nas, among other places (including here... Read more

Remy Ma Joins DJ Khaled in the Video For They Don’t Love You No More (Remix) (Video)

Remy Ma has wasted no time getting back to work since her return from prison. The fierce Bronx MC has spoken with several media outlets about her time away, and has already begun recording her next album. The verse that re-established her right from the start, however, was her lead-off... Read more

John Witherspoon Talks Black Jesus, The Boondocks and Memories With Robin Williams (Video)

John Witherspoon is a comedic O.G. The veteran entertainer has worked with the likes of Richard Pryor, Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock, Chris Tucker, Kevin Hart, Aaron McGruder and many, many more. Though he typically plays a supporting role, he often steals the show with his memorable one liners. He dropped... Read more

Talib Kweli BLASTS CNN for Skewed Media Coverage on Ferguson (Video)

Talib Kweli and CNN's Don Lemon got into a very heated exchange on national TV. Kweli expressed a high level of frustration at what he perceives to be skewed coverage by the media of the events in Ferguson, MO, and the "narrative and language of the oppressors taking over." Kweli... Read more

Cam’ron Calls New York City “Soft” With Respect to Police Violence (Video)

Cam'ron spoke with Montreality about a litany of matters recently. He answered their standard questions regarding his "first job," "previous life," "realest line he wrote," etc. In between, however, Cam revealed some very personal nuggets. Among them, he discussed the unorthodox way he "obtained" his G.E.D., which was rendered particularly... Read more

Jazmine Sullivan Sings a Cautionary Song for Women to a Room Full of Men (Video)

Jazmine Sullivan's most powerful songs have had a consistent theme about the fallout when relationships go bad. She continues along those lines with "Stupid Girls," but delivers the message very differently than in the past. She premieres the cautionary tale for women in a New Orleans barbershop...full of men. The... Read more

Here’s A Supremely Compelling Case For Why Your Old Droog IS Nas (Video)

As the debate about the identity of "Your Old Droog" rages on, one of our readers put us on to this supremely entertaining and compelling video from Marco Polovision as to why "Droog" unequivocally IS Nas. Marco painstakingly and quite hilariously lays out dozens of connections between "Droog" and Nas,... Read more

DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince Perform Summertime in Vegas (Video)

DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince reunited to perform their classic "Summertime" in Las Vegas. Will this song ever get old?? Check out the video. Related: DJ Jazzy Jeff Recounts His Surprise Performance with The Fresh Prince on Graham Norton (Video)... Read more

25 Years Later Here’s an Amazing Look at the Making of Do the Right Thing (Video)

Spike Lee has teamed with Beats Music to put together an amazing short film on the making of Do the Right Thing, in celebration of the film's 25th anniversary this year. The video features Spike doing a guided tour of all the Brooklyn landmarks featured in the movie, as well... Read more

Watch Never Before Released Footage of Talib Kweli Freestyling in 1998 (Video)

Wow. DJ Eclipse's Throwback Thursday treats just keep getting better and better. After releasing dope late 90's freestyles from Kanye West and Common Sense, he now lets loose never before seen footage of Talib Kweli ripping the mic at an in-store appearance at NYC's Fat Beats in 1998. Kweli is... Read more

Rittz Turns Down and Makes Double Time Rap Sound Easy. It’s Not…(Video)

Signing to Tech N9ne's Strange Music has not changed Rittz. He's still bringing that hot double time fire when it comes to melting the microphone. Though his latest video is for his song "Turn Down," it's hard not to get amped by Rittz's blistering delivery. Check it out. Related: Rittz... Read more

Iggy Azalea & Rita Ora Make a Girl Power Video Referencing Kill Bill (Video)

Iggy Azalea's video for "Black Widow" featuring Rita Ora is a revenge fantasy that draws on the Quentin Tarantino film, Kill Bill. The two sword-wielding women flex some serious "Girl Power" as they take out a boorish man (played by none other than Kill Bill's Michael Madsen). Whether or not... Read more

Dilated Peoples Perform Music From Their New Album on Sway in the Morning (Video)

Dilated Peoples held a mini concert on the Sway in the Morning show, performing "Show Me the Way" and the DJ Premier-produced "Good as Gone" from their new album Directors of Photography. Welcome back, fellas...Check it out. Related: Dilated Peoples Freestyle Off the Top on Toca Tuesdays (Video)... Read more

Dilated Peoples Freestyle Off the Top on Toca Tuesdays (Video)

Rakaa and Evidence from Dilated Peoples dropped by DJ Tony Touch's Toca Tuesday show and kicked a mean freestyle, off the top. Their new album Director's of Photography is available for sale today. Check out the video. Related: You Thought That They Were Gone For Good, But Dilated Peoples Are... Read more

BJ The Chicago Kid Releases a Video For All the Beautiful Women Who May Not Know They Are (Video)

BJ The Chicago Kid has lent his silky voice for records by Kendrick Lamar ("Kush & Corinthians"), Schoolboy Q ("Studio") and many others. The talented singer-songwriter also has had many gems of his own. As with songs like "His Pain," he has a knack for exploring subjects in an earnest... Read more

Lupe Fiasco Takes Aim at Materialism on Next To It (Video)

Lupe Fiasco is back with some more message music. On "Next to It" featuring Ty Dolla $ign, he puts a little perspective on materialism. He flips both sides of the coin pointing out that no matter how much you have there's always someone with more (a Benz is nothing when... Read more

Here’s a Look Back at the Week’s Best Videos in Hip-Hop (8/10/14) (Video Playlist)

This week in Hip-Hop video brought new music videos from Freddie Gibbs & Madlib, Spesh & Kool G Rap, Dom Kennedy, Lil Boosie, Saigon, Jeezy, Mick Jenkins, Rick Ross and more, Souls of Mischief discussing their new album, a Dipset reunion with Cam'ron, Jim Jones and Hell Rell, as well... Read more

Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of The Notorious B.I.G.’s Juicy (Video)

The Notorious B.I.G.'s seminal single Juicy turned 20 years old last week (8/8). The song would catapult Biggie from an MC who was respected amongst Heads to one of Hip-Hop's biggest stars. To celebrate this landmark in Hip-Hop history, here's an interview of Big from 1994 on Atlanta's 411 Knowledge... Read more

Episode 1 of Black Jesus is Here. What’s the Verdict? (Video)

Boondocks creator Aaron McGruder's new series, Black Jesus, premiered on Adult Swim earlier this week. The show is set in present day Compton and features a Black Jesus who curses, hangs with the homies and, wherever possible, delivers messages of forgiveness, love and compassion for humankind. The show has been... Read more

Asher Roth Releases Another Soulful 70’s Rock-Infused Song with a Message (Video)

It's clear from Asher Roth's recent material that he's feeling a soulful 70's Rock/Soul influence. According to Asher, the song and video for "Last of the Flohicans" represent "the death of ego. Removing 'I' from the situation and living a life built around courage and love." Check out the video.... Read more

Through the Magic of Editing, Barack Obama Performs Fancy (Video)

Since literally and figuratively dusting off his shoulder during his first campaign, President Barack Obama has been seen as the first president of the Hip-Hop generation. Now, through the magic of editing, Pres. Obama is back at it again. Here's a hilarious clip stitching together countless sound bites to create... Read more

Disclosure Performs Latch with Sam Smith on Jimmy Kimmel Live (Video)

Disclosure teamed up with Sam Smith on Jimmy Kimmel Live for an animated performance (literally) of their song of the Summer, "Latch." Check out the video. Related: Disclosure Gives Usher’s Good Kisser a Deep House Remix (Audio)... Read more

Jeezy Takes it Back to the Streets of the A in Me OK (Video)

Young Jeezy releases one for the streets on "Me Ok." The visuals find Jeezy back in ATL, hitting old spots and relishing the fact that no matter how much things change, there's no place like home. Related: Jeezy & Jay Z Bring Out Their A-Games on Their Latest Collabo (Audio)... Read more

Rick Ross Releases Visuals for the Keith Sweat-Assisted Supreme (Video)

Rick Ross keeps the visuals simple for "Supreme," his Mastermind collabo with Keith Sweat. The video features Ross taking in the good life in Miami. Check it out. Related: Nas, Rick Ross & Schoolboy Q Join Wiz Khalifa on the Remix to We Dem Boyz (Audio)... Read more

Joey Bada$$ & Rik Cordero Release a Film About Living Life with No Regrets (Video)

Joey Bada$$ and writer/director Rik Cordero, have teamed up for a short film about living life to the fullest and pursuing your dreams. In "No Regrets," Joey plays a character based on himself who time travels (It's a Wonderful Life-style) from the future to present day to re-live some of... Read more

Who are the Top 5 Rappers of All Time? Raekwon Names His (Video)

There's nothing quite like a conversation at the barber shop. Raekwon sits down with GQ for a little sharp shop talk. He speaks on his new album (Snoop has a verse), the $5MM Wu-Tang Clan album, what the age limit should be for a rapper and more. He also names... Read more

One of the Greats Covers One of the Greats as Beyonce Perform’s Lauryn Hill’s Ex-Factor (Video)

Few women have been more iconic in music over the last 15 years than Lauryn Hill and Beyonce. Last night, during a stop in New Orleans for the On the Run Tour, Queen Bey rendered a heartfelt performance of Ms. Hill's classic, "Ex-Factor." Check out the video. Props on the... Read more

Asher Roth Makes Some Retro Soul as He Parties at the Disco (Video)

Asher Roth has come a long way since his days of loving college. Along the way, the ever-changing free spirit has tapped into his gritty side with Nottz, has jazz influences on Pabst & Jazz, and now he's taking a dive into 70's Soul. Though his latest is called "Parties... Read more

Get Ready for The Simpsons vs. The Family Guy (Video)

Fisticuffs fly when Homer meets Peter. The Family Guy's Griffin family are making a trip this fall to Springfield where they meet and spend some extended time with The Simpsons--enough for a one hour special. This is one of the many announcements that came out of this year's Comic Con.... Read more

This Week in Hip-Hop Brought a Righteous Verse from Lecrae, Videos from Common, Cormega, ONYX, YG & More (Video Playlist)

This week in Hip-Hop video brought some heavy hitters, including Lecrae conquering Sway's 5 Swingers of Death MC challenge with a righteous verse, 19-year old Kanye freestyling, new music videos from Cormega, Common, ONYX, YG, 2 Chainz, Chance the Rapper and more, Snoop interviewing Jimmy Kimmel, short clips on Apollo... Read more

It’s Official. Iron Mike Tyson is a Super Hero Courtesy of Adult Swim (Video)

In addition to the return of Aaron McGruder via his new Black Jesus series, Adult Swim is launching a show featuring Iron Mike Tyson. Mike Tyson Mysteries will portray Tyson as an idiosyncratic problem solver with some super human powers (namely, his fists). As with most Adult Swim fare, it... Read more

Black Milk Takes it Back to the Future with Detroit’s New Dance Show (Audio)

Electro Funk pioneers like Kraftwerk were way ahead of their time. Their futuristic sounds in the 80's were the soundtracks for many B-Boys and B-girls, including Turbo's iconic Broom Dance scene. They've inspired Hip-Hop artists from Afrika Bambaataa to Kanye West. Black Milk is the latest to pay homage to... Read more

ONYX Relesase Some More Mean-Mugging Fight Music (Video)

Aside from M.O.P., few artists consistently release music more riot-inspiring than ONYX. Sticky Fingaz and Fredro Starr are back with a video for one of their latest head clappers. Check out "Turnda___up." Related: ONYX Kicks That 100 Mad Rah-Rah In Buc Bac (Video)... Read more

What Does Morgan Freeman Sound Like on Helium? Just Watch (Video)

Jimmy Fallon is quickly becoming the king of viral clips. After creating several memorable musical moments with The Roots, Justin Timberlake, Will Smith and more, he's now showcased a different kind of unique vocal talent. He recently hosted Morgan Freeman and persuaded the dignified thespian to have a conversation...on helium.... Read more

Common Performs Kingdom & Blak Majik on Jimmy Kimmel Live (Video)

Common continues his promo run in support of his new album, Nobody's Smiling. He appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live and performed "Kingdom" with Vince Staples and "Blak Majik" with Jhene Aiko. Check out both performances below. Kingdom Come Blak Majik Related: Common Goes City To City In The Nobody’s Smiling... Read more

Chance the Rapper Releases Hot and Heavy Visuals for I Am Very Very Lonely (Video)

Chance the Rapper has released some hot and heavy visuals for his brooding song, "I Am Very Very Lonely." Despite the title, the video features a semi-animated, opaque couple getting very, very familiar through some charged dancing. The short clip also serves as a promo for Chance's upcoming concert stream... Read more

HuffPost Mashes Up Their Freestyles from Snoop, Black Thought & Wayne Brady (Video)

Oddly, Huffington Post has started collecting freestyles from various guests. You may have caught some, such as Black Thought rhyming over Questlove's pic and table-driven beat, and now they've done a video mashup of freestyles from Snoop, Black Thought and Wayne Brady. The only requirement of each is that he... Read more