Hip Hop News & Editorials

Metro Boomin Warns Producers: Don’t Let Atlantic Records “Steal Your Soul”

By DJ Z | Posted October 18, 2017
Metro Boomin doesn't trust Atlantic Records.

J. Cole’s Tour Invitation to Lute Included Compensation for Missed Work Days

By DJ Z | Posted October 18, 2017
"I was like, 'Shit man, I just got fired like two or three days ago so I ain’t even worried about that. I got my bags I’m ready to go.'"
Tags: J. Cole, Brief

Can a “True Artist” Keep Making the Same Music? Logic Says No (We Disagree)

By DJ Z | Posted October 17, 2017
Are Future and Gucci Mane not true artists?
Tags: Logic, Opinion

Mick Jenkins Set to Release ‘Another Mickstape’ Before the End of October

By DJ Z | Posted October 17, 2017
Mixtape Mick set to return before the end of the month.

From J. Cole to Nas, How Hip-Hop’s Best Use Storytelling to Flip Our Perspective

By Yoh | Posted October 17, 2017
The list of hip-hop artists who have used songs as a vehicle for incredible, out of the box storytelling is endless.

9th Wonder & TDE Artist SiR Have Recorded a 12-Track Album

By DJ Z | Posted October 17, 2017
"We've done songs with Ab[-Soul], we've done songs with other people on the [TDE] team, like, I have an album with SiR."

Offset Shines Brightest Outside Migos’ Tall Shadow

By Matt Wilhite | Posted October 17, 2017
Offset hasn’t just proven he can handle himself away from Migos; he’s proven he’s a force to be reckoned with.
Tags: Offset, Opinion

I Wrote the Script for Biggie’s ‘Life After Death’ Movie

By John Noire | Posted October 17, 2017
"Feet running. Wheels rolling. Blood dripping on the floor..."

Holding Back Tears: Rap’s Role in Redefining Black Masculinity

By CineMasai | Posted October 17, 2017
Black men have varied experiences and perspectives, but our insecurities no longer need to be buried.

How One Major Label Executive Is Discovering & Developing New Artists

By DJ Z | Posted October 16, 2017
"Too many of today's 'artists' focus on socials instead of music."

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