In an interview about his upcoming album and social injustice, Vic Mensa made a comment about Jay Z that will get fans excited.
Rap fans know YG and DJ Mustard at their best while together - and a late Thursday announcement confirms that they have reunited.
Drake's dad is releasing a new album, and a snippet from his debut music video is incredible.
De La Soul's albums are unavailable for streaming or digital purchase - and the iconic rap group is feeling the pain from it.
Snoop Dogg is a Hall of Fame rhymer who, incredibly, is still criminally underappreciated.
The partnership shows what most rap and wrestling fans have known for years: the two entities are virtually one in the same.
DJ Khaled reached a personal career milestone this week, but what does it mean for the rest of the industry?
Hate him or love him, nobody has had a rap career quite like (Lil) Bow Wow.
Spotify is now demonized by the music industry, but industry vet Cohen says that Jobs and iTunes were far more problematic.
History's most hip-hop friendly president is going out with a party featuring Kendrick, Jay Z, Beyonce and more.
One of Nas’ best albums is barely an album at all - and in a recent interview, he revealed plans to repeat the formula a few more times.
A car accident nearly killed OG Maco, but even with serious injuries he's pushing on and raging as hard as ever.
The Bay Area emcee's inspiring revelation that all of his rap success has come while living with dyslexia.
The Chicago lyricist is unafraid to speak about the pitfalls of drugs instead of simply glorifying their usage.
Weezy has sued Universal alleging that they had robbed him of millions but a judge pumped the brakes on the lawsuit for now.
After his retirement announcement Yasiin Bey's proceeded to drop a lot of music this year, and it's been some of his best.
Hip-hop speaks out in a new remix featuring KXNG Crooked, Truth Ali and more.
What's beef? Beef is a decade long feud that involved assaults and a shooting, but the hatchet has finally been buried.
Chance The Rapper has something special on the way with the Magnificent Coloring Day, but he has to battle scalpers to preserve its integrity.
The internet is reporting that Kanye "announced" a joint album with Drake, but that isn't what happened.
It's easy to dismiss some artists as shallow, but rappers like Fetty Wap are helping brighten the days of their most challenged fans.
How Memphis Bleek helped end a feud, connect Joe and Jay and create one of rap's biggest moments of the year.
A T.V. show inspired by Biggie's lyrics? Done wrong it's a disaster, but done right hip-hop might have a great new show.
Four diss tracks down, only 21 more to go! This is shaping up to be one of the strangest "beefs" in hip-hop history.
Producer Jahlil Beats confirms that the MMG rapper's long-awaited mixtape will be released this fall.
YG didn’t pull any punches when asked why he brought in G-Eazy and Macklemore for the "FDT (Pt. 2)."
Marvel Comics' relationship with hip-hop gets even deeper as Jean Grae comes through with some "Black Panther" fire.
Atlantic Records is popping bottles thanks to a strong first week from their fresh out the pen rap star.
Vic Mensa completely scrapped his upcoming "Traffic" album to start over on a more political and personal project.
New streaming rules mean that both Desiigner and N.W.A., Nelly and Kid Cudi have all gone platinum this year.
Many consider Pharrell’s 'In My Mind' a failure, but it helped Tyler, The Creator launch his career.
YG continues to follow in the footsteps of N.W.A. and Ice Cube with a controversial late night TV performance.
There's currently a four-story NYC billboard of Young Thug modeling for Calvin Klein. That's a real thing that happened in real life.
PARTYNEXTDOOR's new album finally has a release date, but can the project break the year's cold streak of OVO signees?
Episodes titled after Gang Starr songs, a Biggie portrait and ODB tunes await viewers of the upcoming on-demand series.
Yes, someone named Logic did rap terribly on this Trump song, but it wasn't the Logic we all know.
You may not think of Rihanna as a "social" or political artist, but at least for one night she used her music to heal and unite.
Gucci Mane's unlikely metamorphosis from white boy wasted to a role model for sober and healthy living.
The only people challenging Drake for national streaming dominance are Eminem and...Kevin Gates?
The rap legend defending an accused child molester is almost as bad as the act itself.
Many thought Travis and Cudi had beef, but the duo has a song together on Scott's upcoming album.
Three years after The Fugees singer completed a short prison bid for tax evasion, the case is still looming over her head with six figures of debt.
Drake's "Views" was the only thing standing between Q and another number one album.
The Ian Connor story gets even uglier as two women reveal threatening messages from Kanye and A$AP Rocky's designer.
Contrary to rumors, Rakim's pen didn't touch Will Smith's "Summertime," but it was his song first.