After years of subliminal back-and-forths, Drake seems to have comfortably settled into the role of a pop dancehall singer and Kendrick has snatched the crown as the resident god emcee. But what would’ve happened if industry politics had been put aside and egos were allowed to reign? Continue reading Drake vs. Kendrick — Who Would’ve Won?
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!
The man also known as Childish Gambino (does he still use that name? It’d be cool if he does) recently released the premiere of his new show ‘Atlanta’ on FX. WATCH THE FULL EPISODE HERE! Continue reading Watch the Full Premiere Episode of Donald Glover’s ‘Atlanta’
Alright, let’s get this out of the way: Battle rap ain’t for everyone. Despite the fact that there’s an abundance of rappers in the game who fancy themselves lyrical combatants, the fact of the matter is that few actually understand the true nature of the craft. Continue reading The Top 7 ‘Battle Rappers’ Who Really Ain’t Bout That Battle Life
Due the proximity of hip-hop’s inception and the height of Ali’s career, it can be argued that Ali’s rhyming taunts could have been a direct inspiration for emcees who rhymed witty sayings over the mic to keep the crowd going and the DJ famous. Continue reading R.I.P. Muhammad Ali: The Father of Battle Rap
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few days (or doing your best to follow this abysmal … Continue reading B.O.B. and the Catch 22 of Black Skepticism
The always provocative graffiti artist Banksy unveiled his latest work scrawled across the walls of Calais, France, in the refugee camp sometimes called, “The Jungle.” The subject matter: The Syrian refugee debate.
Continue reading ‘Steve Jobs was the Son of a Syrian Migrant’: Banksy Tackles Refugee Debate
It’s finally here. 50 Cent is back in the arena, dropping his “The Kanan Tape,” which is named after his character on Empire. Seven tracks long, the mixtape finds 50 wading into the new sounds and climate of today’s hip hop. Continue reading What’s Poppin’: 50 Cent — The Kanan Tape
Is this it? Is this how we finally get rid of this infected, pockmark on the face of hip hop? Never before have I been so in favor of a rapper having his career taken. Rick Ross is everything wrong with hip hop today. Continue reading What’s Poppin’: So Rick Ross Just Dissed Drake