New York, NY – As a member of the Diplomats, Jim Jones became a household name in the early 2000s. He carved out a successful solo career following Dipset’s reign at the top but took some time to grow his business ventures like his Vampire Life clothing line, his CAPO-Saucey Farm and Extracts collaboration, and his […]

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Run-DMC’s contributions to Hip Hop are immeasurable. Growing up in Hollis, Queens, Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels and the late Jason “Jam Master Jay” Mizell never could’ve predicted the global impact they’d have on the culture. Thirty-six years after throwing their black bowler hats in the ring with their 1984 self-titled debut, the […]

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RealStreetRadio Premiere – J.PERIOD has made the seemingly impossible, possible and cleared the seemingly un-clearable. Last year, the tenured DJ/producer received the green light to re-release his two-part mixtape, J. PERIOD Presents…The Best Of Lauryn Hill (Fire & Water), exclusively on Apple Music. After debuting The Best Of Lauryn Hill (Vol. 1: Fire) earlier this month, J.PERIOD is back […]

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Wanna learn a new language? Click on BTS’ new “kinetic manifesto” video for “ON,” scroll through the comments, and pick a language. Any language. Fans across the the globe are freaking out over BTS’s new album Map of the Soul: 7 and visuals with the “ON” “Kinetic Manifesto Film: Come Prima.” Give the Army some […]

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YoungBoy Never Broke Again has released his Still Flexin Still Steppin mixtape. The Baton Rouge-bred rapper revealed the tracklist on Thursday (February 20) with an Instagram post. Consisting of 14 fresh cuts, the project features Quando Rondo as its sole guest. Previously released singles include the Vadebeatz-produced “Fine By Time” and “Knocked Off” produced by […]

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Early Wednesday morning, up-and-coming Brooklyn rapper Pop Smoke was shot and killed at the home he was renting in the Hollywood Hills. Real name Bashar Barakah Jackson, Pop Smoke was on the forefront of Brooklyn’s exploding drill movement, paving the way with hits like “Welcome to the Party” and “Dior.” His second mixtape Meet the […]

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In the wake of Pop Smoke’s murder earlier this week, many artists have provided their various takes on the tragedy. On Wednesday (February 19) – only hours after the news broke — dead prez MC stic headed to Instagram with his own “RIP” post alongside a unique perspective on the state of Hip Hop culture. The […]

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Up-and-coming rapper and leader in the Brooklyn drill movement, Pop Smoke, was killed Wednesday morning. According to Fox LA, the rapper, born Bashar Jackson, was in a Hollywood Hills home owned by Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Teddi Mellencamp Arroyave and her husband around 4:30 a.m. when two men wearing masks and hoodies broke […]

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Los Angeles, CA – Burgeoning rapper Pop Smoke was reportedly shot and killed during a home invasion on Wednesday morning (February 19). According to TMZ, the 20-year-old Brooklyn native was at a Hollywood Hills home when two men dressed in hoodies and masks broke into the house around 4:30 a.m. local time. Police said the men […]

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After earning the respect of several of her famous peers, Alabama-bred MC Chika is poised for a new level of notoriety. Now backed by Warner Records, the 22-year-old lyricist is prepping her debut EP and has unleashed the first single “Industry Games” onto her adoring fanbase. “Industry games, yeah, rapping but they not in love […]

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