4-IZE and Señor Kaos, two fixtures of the Atlanta Hip Hop scene, have teamed up as Ultra Beast. The duo has released a new album, United, featuring production by Don Cannon, Da Beatminerz, E. Jones, Illastrate, D.R.U.G.S Beats and Spitzwell. “Ultra Beast is about me and 4-IZE channeling our talents and resources to become twice […]

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Travis Scott doesn’t want to strictly be known as a Hip Hop artist. In an interview for the first-ever men’s print edition of Harper’s Bazaar magazine, Scott explained why he feels his music cannot be boxed into a single genre. “I would just describe it as different pieces of my brain — a mix of […]

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Onyx has teamed with the Snowgoons for the new album SnowMads. The two sides previously connected for #Wakedafucup in 2014. Fredro Starr, Sticky Fingaz and the production team’s latest collaboration is a 15-track LP. Guests include Bumpy Knuckles a.k.a. Freddie Foxxx, Flee Lord and V-Knuckles of NBS, among others. Check out Onyx and Snowgoons’ SnowMads […]

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Legendary Hip Hop artist and The Roots member Black Thought has been tapped to teach rapping lessons at New York’s Carnegie Hall — and they’re free. Carnegie Hall announced the master classes are set for February 3-5, 2020 with a focus on rising and professional rappers between ages 18-35. Throughout the multi-day master class, 10 […]

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Academy Award-winning director Spike Lee is no stranger to the Hip Hop scene and for his feature film follow-up to 2018’s BlacKkKlansman, he’s tackling a classic piece of literature, William Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Lee, 62, recently closed a deal with Legendary Pictures to direct Prince of Cats, an adaptation […]

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Desiigner has revealed he’s an independent artist once again. During a recent Instagram livestream, the “Panda” creator noted he secured his release from Kanye West’s label G.O.O.D. Music. “I’m on my own vibe,” he said. “I couldn’t have nobody holding me up. That’s why I had to get off that label, man. Ain’t no funny […]

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Ah, the culture vulture argument, one that seemingly never dies. White rappers (ahem, Eminem) are constantly slapped with that label — no matter their skills or diamond-selling status. On Tuesday (November 12), Tech N9ne shared a black-and-white video clip to his Instagram account, explaining how he’s influenced by all types of music, including gospel, blues […]

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Hackensack, NJ – Eric Barrier — better known as Eric B. of the revered Hip Hop duo Eric B. & Rakim — was reportedly just released from Bergen County Jail in Hackensack, New Jersey jail after spending two weeks behind bars. According to NBC New York, the legendary turntablist was arrested on October 28 after turning […]

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Blythe, CA – Bad Azz of Tha Dogg Pound Gangsta Crips has died at the age of 43. Fellow West Coast OG Kokane, who collaborated with Bad Azz and Snoop Dogg on “Wrong Idea,” confirmed the news Facebook on Monday night (November 11). “Gone too soon … rest well lil bro,” he wrote. “U will […]

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LeBron James has a strong affinity for Hip Hop — there’s no doubt about it. Whether bumping Eminem’s Kamikaze album or A&R’ing 2 Chainz’s Rap Or Go To The League album, the NBA superstar always seems to be involved in the culture somehow. On Friday (November 8), MC Eiht of Compton’s Most Wanted shared a clip […]

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The cast for the Lifetime biopic based on Salt-N-Pepa has been announced. According to Essence Magazine, actresses GG Towson and Laila Odom have been cast as the platinum-selling Hip Hop duo. Towson has been cast as the stoic leader  Cheryl “Salt” James while Odom is set as the dynamic Sandra “Pepa” Denton. Actress Monique Paul has been cast as the […]

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Maez301, who signed with Strange Music earlier this year, has dropped his debut album. The self-titled LP arrives after a series of EPs were released as teasers to his full-length project. The Maryland-born, Los Angeles-based rapper’s first studio album includes 20 tracks. Strange Music boss Tech N9ne and Bay Area Hip Hop stalwart Nef The […]

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Ray J is reportedly in talks with members of the Trump Administration to spring Suge Knight from prison. According to the Daily Mail, an insider close to the Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood star says he wants Donald Trump to pardon Knight because the former Death Row CEO has learned his lesson. The source reportedly […]

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