Believe it or not, there was a time when being young was no excuse for coming up short lyrically. In the early 90s, rappers like A+, Shyheim and Da Youngstas proved that no matter the age, if you wanted to be an emcee, you had to come with it. Continue reading #TBT — Remembering the Era of the Lyrical Child Rapper
Woman are just now climbing their way back into the forefront. Could Lauryn Hill’s absence be to blame for the drought? Continue reading How Lauryn Hill’s Absence May Have Destroyed Women’s Hip Hop
Because “why not,” let’s celebrate the glorious and too often unsung awesomeness that is the Redman and Method Man pairing. Continue reading #TBT — Witness Redman and Method Man’s Ascent into Hip Hop Legend
If there was ever a time for this album to be reintroduced, it’s now. With the rise of Young M.A., Remy Ma and now Cardi B, there hasn’t been a better time for female MCs. And let’s be clear, the album is a banger and a testament to how the industry often times can be responsible for snuffing out our culture’s light. Continue reading Listen to Rah Digga’s Lost Album — ‘Everything Is A Story’
Following the untimely death of group founding member Phife Dawg, many wrote off the idea of hearing any new music from the group. There were tributes to Phife of course, even before his death there was a reissued album, even a controversial documentary, but the idea of a new album was something fans could only dream of. That was until it was announced that a miracle had happened and new music was on its way. Continue reading We Got It From Here…Thank You 4 Your Service — Stream it Here!
Today, Sept. 13, 2016, on the 20th Anniversary of Tupac Shakur’s death, a new, more in depth, trailer for the upcoming Tupac biopic “All Eyez on Me” dropped and man does it deliver. Continue reading (Updated!) New Trailer for Tupac Shakur Biopic Released!
Check out Ice Cube’s controversial acceptance speech below, along with the video. Whether going head-on with the federal government or ageing rockers, N.W.A. still pissing folks off. Continue reading Ice Cube’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Speech
So, as I’m sure we all know, the battle between hip hop gods LL Cool J and KRS-One ain’t gonna happen. For the confused and late, let me catch you up. Continue reading KRS-One vs. LL Cool J — Who Would’ve Won?
At a recent show, the Blastmaster KRS invited a fan on stage for an impromptu battle. Whether drunk, high or crazy, the audience member apparently thought this was a great idea, climbed on stage and commenced to dropping a horrible, mumbling, ill-advised rhyme. Continue reading KRS-One Seemingly Calls Out LL in Freestyle Battle
Last night, on Jimmy Fallon, after years of being apart, the Tribe finally reunited, celebrating a special remastered reissue of their debut album “People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm.” Continue reading A Tribe Called Quest Rocks the House on Jimmy Fallon