Hip Hop News & Editorials

Boogie’s “Violence” Is a Reminder Why Eminem Signed Him to Shady Records

By Donna-Claire Chesman | Posted December 13, 2017
The Compton MC's debut single on Shady shows his potential to be a breakout star in 2018.

“I Was a Fiend on the Emails”: Hip-Hop Animator Tristan Zammit Breaks Down His Come Up

By Donna-Claire Chesman | Posted December 13, 2017
“A lot of them don’t work out, but for the one-percent that do, that’s how you make a living.”
Tags: Interview

How Young Producers Can Avoid the Beat Placement “Hustle”

By DJ Z | Posted December 13, 2017
"For younger producers coming up, [find] somebody who is giving you something back musically."

Pharrell Compares “Brilliant” Kendrick Lamar to a Jazz Artist: “What He’s Saying Has So Much Color”

By Donna-Claire Chesman | Posted December 13, 2017
“The way that he handles the pen is kind of how Miles Davis handled the trumpet."

Jeezy Says “Jewish Cats” Are Smart for “Wearing the Same Clothes All Week”

By Donna-Claire Chesman | Posted December 13, 2017
"They worth all this money and have all this power, but they might be wearing the same clothes all week."
Tags: Jeezy, Brief

Kendrick Lamar on Believing He’s the Best Ever: “It’s Going to Move the Culture Forward”

By Donna-Claire Chesman | Posted December 12, 2017
The mindset is a must-have in order to push the genre forward, according to Kendrick.

Migos Take Hip-Hop to 3017 in “MotorSport” Video

By Donna-Claire Chesman | Posted December 12, 2017
We're ready for the hip-hop future.

Too Korean for America, Too American for Korea—An Interview With Dumbfoundead

By Donna-Claire Chesman | Posted December 12, 2017
“A lot of the immigrant stories are these coming-out-of-the-ashes kinds of stories, but I wanted to show the turnt-up immigrant, the ignorant immigrant.”

Eminem Planning 2018 U.S. Tour on “Select Dates”

By DJ Z | Posted December 11, 2017
"His first U.S. performances since 2014."
Tags: Eminem, Brief

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