Hip Hop News & Editorials

Report Card: Rapsody Is Divine, Young Thug Is Wonderfully Eccentric, Wu-Tang Back?

By Yoh | Posted September 22, 2017
And A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie doesn’t make much noise.

21 Savage Has No Reason to Apologize for All the “Soft Ass N****s” from Atlanta

By Kenan Draughorne | Posted September 22, 2017
Ultra-masculine rappers have always ruled hip-hop, but the tide is turning.

Gucci Mane Plotting Indie Move in 2018, God Help Us All

By DJ Z | Posted September 22, 2017
Do we really need MORE music from Gucci than we're getting now?

Beat Break: Hi-Tek Shares the Story Behind His 5 Biggest Songs

By Andy James | Posted September 22, 2017
From Black Star to 50 Cent, Cincinnati's humble giant reflects on five of his biggest records.
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Pell - Patience (NOLA Mix)

Covered: Visual Artist pvtso Breaks Down Rapsody’s ‘Laila’s Wisdom’ Cover

By Donna-Claire Chesman | Posted September 22, 2017
"The more I got to know Rapsody the person, the more confident I became of my own abilities and ideas."

JAY-Z Delivers Sound Advice for How Artists Should Handle Social Media

By DJ Z | Posted September 22, 2017
Jay barely knows how to tweet, but he has wisdom on his side.
Tags: JAY-Z, Advice, Brief

Review: Rapsody’s ‘Laila’s Wisdom’ is a Gorgeous Panorama of the Modern-Day Black Woman

By Yoh | Posted September 21, 2017
The Roc Nation emcee's new album, 'Laila’s Wisdom' is the black soul sister that hip-hop has been missing.

Macklemore’s ‘Gemini’ is as Refreshing, Imperfect & Conflicted as the Artist Himself

By Matt Wilhite | Posted September 21, 2017
True to the album's title, Macklemore's newest full-length album sans Ryan Lewis heads down divergent paths.

Matt Ox’s Manager Responded to Our Article About His Major Label Deal

By DJ Z | Posted September 21, 2017
"We got a great deal because of our business, not internet bullshit."
Tags: Opinion

Knox Fortune’s ‘Paradise’ Perfectly Captures the Final Days of Summer (Review)

By Donna-Claire Chesman | Posted September 21, 2017
The goal of the debut album: to distill your musical identity. In that sense, 'Paradise' might be perfect.

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