The balance act between adult responsibilities and a never ending stream of content is nearly impossible to perfect.
The streets can inspire, but often they just restrain.
Today in mind-blowing hip-hop trivia…
Passionate, political hip-hop is one of the few silver linings of systematic oppression.
Sometimes it takes someone outside the creative process to guide it.
The downside of digital abundance is a lack of novelty.
You’re welcome. Trust me.
“It ain’t just green. It’s red, black and green.”
T-Pain for president.
With great power comes great responsibility.
The internet giveth and the internet taketh away.
“At the end of the day, the music isn't for me."
No matter how familiar you are with hip-hop, everyone has a blind spot.
From someone who knows first-hand the dangers of addiction: trust me.
Mercury's debut proves JAY-Z isn't the only one making must-hear grown-up raps.
Technology is quickly cutting out the middleman of musical know-how.
If young Metro don’t trust you, your song probably wasn’t a hit this year.
“If I wanted to hear the track, nigga, I could have stayed in my car!”
And not necessarily in the way you might think.
Love JAY-Z’s debut album? Maybe don’t read the user reviews, then.
'The Dynasty' introduced me to a whole new world of hip-hop enjoyment.
The XXL Freshman has a surprising self-awareness and a refreshing take on the culture.
Thundercat’s youngest brother comes through with a summertime slapper.
"It's not just about hit records, it's about hit culture."
There’s a new generation of artists carrying the storytelling torch.
The next wave of hip-hop artists are using Instagram to subvert a changing landscape.
SZA is the latest artist to experience the benefits of plant medicine.
Vince’s analogy on how he wants people to digest his music is spot on.
The Buffalo emcee reveals he began his rapping career as a means to an end.
Tinashe is the latest in a long line of strong female artists bucking back against the industry’s inherent sexism.
Tackling the moral dilemma of wishing an artist would go back to their roots.
The “Zeppelin Effect” doesn’t always hold true when it comes to rap groups.
Pain can create great art, but it’s not easy to relive.
When it comes to the youth disregarding the past, an 18-year-old comment by Jermaine Dupri proves there’s nothing new under the sun.
Addressing the issue of depression is rarely something we can do completely on our own.
Mike WiLL's latest music video is CGI gold.
From Slim Shady to Lil Boat to Quasimoto, hip-hop has a long history of artists with multiple personas.
The horrific terrorist attack at Ariana Grande’s recent concert is the realization of many an artist’s nightmares.
Money might fix some of your problems, but the new ones it creates are often much worse.
There’s no longer a definitive circumstantial criterion for independence.
The numbers don't lie—“LOVE.” is a winner.
This isn't a good look for anyone, especially not an artist.
Ain't nobody safe from the shady side of the internet.