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U-God Belives RZA Mismanaged The Wu-Tang Clan, Leading to Group’s Demise

U-God Belives RZA Mismanaged The Wu-Tang Clan, Leading to Group’s Demise

by Jessica Bennett   Mar 21, 2018

U-God is sharing his truth in his newly released memoir, RAW: My Journey Into the Wu-Tang, where he details the demise of the legendary... Read More

Wale Drops Surprise EP, ‘It’s Complicated’ (STREAM)

Wale Drops Surprise EP, ‘It’s Complicated’ (STREAM)

by Jessica Bennett   Mar 15, 2018

Soon after dropping new tracks “Staying Power” and “All Star Break Up,” Wale has released a surprise EP for fans who just can’t wait... Read More

A Special Announcement From Q-Tip In Regards To Hip Hop

A Special Announcement From Q-Tip In Regards To Hip Hop

by Shantell E. Jamison   Mar 06, 2018

Hip Hop Culture has and continues to serve as one of America’s (and the world’s) greatest contributions to the arts. The Kennedy Center recognizes... Read More

JAY-Z Takes Forbes’ Top Spot After Diddy’s Three-Year Reign

JAY-Z Takes Forbes’ Top Spot After Diddy’s Three-Year Reign

by Jessica Bennett   Mar 01, 2018

There are definitely rappers who fans can expect will make Forbes’ Hip Hop Cash Kings list every year, with Diddy holding down the top... Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Nipsey Hussle Talks Diddy Calling ‘Victory Lap’ a Classic

EXCLUSIVE: Nipsey Hussle Talks Diddy Calling ‘Victory Lap’ a Classic

by Jessica Bennett   Feb 27, 2018

After over a decade in the game, Slauson boy Nipsey Hussle has dropped his debut album, Victory Lap, to rave reviews. In this exclusive... Read More

Netflix Announces New Hip-Hop Documentary Series ‘Rapture’

Netflix Announces New Hip-Hop Documentary Series ‘Rapture’

by Jessica Bennett   Jan 30, 2018

Netflix is set to premiere a new series produced by hip-hop brand Mass Appeal March 30. Rapture will be a docu-series that gives viewers... Read More

N.C. Hip-Hop Group Indicted on Fraud Charges

N.C. Hip-Hop Group Indicted on Fraud Charges

by Shantell E. Jamison   Dec 26, 2017

A Charlotte, North Carolina-based hip-hop group has been indicted on charges connected to fraud after investigators say members used schemes to finance a life of... Read More

Joyner Lucas’ ‘I’m Not Racist’ Brutally Addresses America’s Divide

Joyner Lucas’ ‘I’m Not Racist’ Brutally Addresses America’s Divide

by Jessica Bennett   Nov 30, 2017

Contrary to what certain “Rockstar” rappers think, hip-hop continues to be a vessel of progressive thought and expression, with Joyner Lucas using his skills... Read More

VH1 Hip Hop Honors: The 90’s Game Changers (PHOTOS)

VH1 Hip Hop Honors: The 90’s Game Changers (PHOTOS)

by Jessica Bennett   Sep 18, 2017

It’s that time again! This year, VH1 Hip Hop Honors showed love to what some call the “Golden Era” of Hip Hop, the 1990’s. In... Read More

2017 BET Hip Hop Awards Nominees: Kendrick Lamar, Cardi B & More

2017 BET Hip Hop Awards Nominees: Kendrick Lamar, Cardi B & More

by Jessica Bennett   Sep 14, 2017

Rap game newbie Cardi B has a lot to be proud off, as the “Bodak Yellow” rapper joins Hip Hop staples Kendrick Lamar and... Read More