Los Angeles, CA – Few artists come into the Hip Hop game with a sense of musical maturity but Doobie stands as one of the real ones. His new project Faithfully Faded finds the Ohio native eagerly playing in a macabre sandbox; embracing the darkness around him. However, don’t get it twisted like one of […]

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Atlanta, GA – The A3C Festival & Conference and iHipHop Distribution have renewed their partnership for the ninth installment of their annual compilation series. Appropriately titled A3C Volume 9, the project commemorates A3C’s 15-year anniversary as a festival that showcases emerging artists from across the country. Previous editions of the A3C compilation have included numerous future […]

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Kansas City, MO – Strange Music Inc. stalwart Krizz Kaliko has been a pillar of the Kansas City-based imprint since its 1999 inception. But on Sunday (October 6), the 45-year-old caused an uproar on social media after he appeared to announce his departure from the label. “Spent half of my life with this guy here,” […]

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Chicago, IL – Chicago MC femdot. is having a good run as of late. For starters, he made his Jimmy Kimmel debut (with Chance The Rapper’s brother Taylor Bennett) this past summer. Then he joined Tobi Lou for his Happy + Extra Sad tour. Now, he’s celebrating the release of his new seven-song EP, 94 […]

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The theme music for HBO’s hit show Succession is getting a Hip Hop remix. Nicholas Britell, the composer of the lavish instrumental, has teamed up with Pusha T to create a vocal version of the track titled “Puppets.” “There was only one person on the list of people to reach out to,” Britell told Vulture. […]

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DaBaby has reached the top of the Billboard 200 for the first time in his career, and apparently he’s feeling pretty good about it. After Billboard revealed his latest album KIRK hit No. 1 on the chart, the Interscope Records artist reflected on his accomplishment Instagram on Monday (October 7). “#1 ALBUM ON BILLBOARD,” he […]

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Los Angeles, CA – Top Dawg Entertainment president Dave Free reportedly left his position with the label. According to Rolling Stone, Free departed several months ago and has been working on his own. The veteran executive took charge of TDE in 2007. He was responsible for bringing Kendrick Lamar to the label and oversaw TDE’s […]

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2 Chainz has made another big business move after purchasing an ownership stake in the A3C Festival. The veteran MC has announced a new partnership between his label T.R.U. and Atlantic Records. “I’m excited on the new venture building from the ground up, my biggest goal is to play a part in changing someone’s life […]

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Travis Scott claims any speculation about him cheating is false. Following his recent split with Kylie Jenner, the “Sicko Mode” creator has denied any infidelity during his relationship with the Kardashian family socialite. “It’s really affecting when u see false things said about u once again these false stories about me cheating are just simply […]

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Following a string of singles, Cleveland’s buzzing rapper YSN Flow drops off his latest creative clip for new single, “Illegal Guns.” Flow says the dramatic Kevin Von Puttkammer-directed clip was inspired by Migos‘ “Narcos” video. “I just wanted to shoot something different and something no one my age has never done before,” he said. Flow […]

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Denver, CO – A Tribe Called Quest helped introduce the mainstream to a young Busta Rhymes in the video for 1991’s “Scenario.” With his explosive rhyme style and wild personality, he quickly established himself as a powerful Hip Hop force. On November 15, fans of Tribe and Bus-A-Bus will have an opportunity to see them share […]

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Gift Of Gab and Chief Xcel — collectively known as Blackalicious — have been on an extensive tour in support of Imani Vol. I.  At the same time, they’ve been celebrating the 20th anniversary of their debut album NIA, which dropped on August 30, 1999 Quannum Projects. As the tenured Bay Area duo puts the finishing touches on Imani […]

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Los Angeles, CA – Quality Control artist  Jordan Hollywood has secured a partnership deal with Warner Records for his record label The Wasted Youth on Wednesday (October 2). Through this deal, Warner will work with The Wasted Youth on their R&B artist IV’s forthcoming debut album. The Wasted Youth is a record label and collective founded […]

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Actor/MC Page Kennedy has returned with the third installment of his Straight Bars mixtape series — the aptly titled Straight Bars III.  Comprised of 11 fresh cuts, the project spotlights Kennedy’s penchant for densely packed rhymes and no frills attitude when it comes to spitting. “It’s straight fire,” Kennedy tells RealStreetRadio. “No hooks, no skits, […]

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Chris Brown has turned listening to his music into a marathon. After dropping the already massive double LP Indigo in June, the polarizing singer has added 10 more songs to the 32-track album. Breezy’s extended edition of the project puts the additional songs at the beginning, altering the sequencing of his latest work. The 10 […]

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Travis Scott’s relationship with Kylie Jenner is in the midst of some turmoil, but those problems aren’t stopping him from releasing new music. The multi-platinum selling artist has dropped a track and video titled “Highest In The Room.” Scott’s first single of 2019 arrives with elaborated visuals directed by himself and Dave Meyers. Production is […]

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In this personal and eye-opening interview with Nick Cannon, the multi-hyphenate and truly self-made multi-millionaire television personality – actor-musician –DJ – media mogul opens up about transcending his childhood circumstances to become one of the most successful forces in all areas of the entertainment industry. As a teen, armed only with creativity and drive, Cannon […]

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The opioid epidemic is rampant in the United States. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), opioids contributed to 47,600 overdose deaths in 2017 — 67.8 percent of all drug overdose fatalities. In an effort to bring awareness to the seriousness of the situation, author/educator Dennis Vanasse has recruited EPMD legend Parish Smith […]

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