Stream Pimp C's Posthumous Album "Long Live The Pimp" On Apple Music
Stream Pimp C's Posthumous Album "Long Live The Pimp" On Apple Music Dec 2, 2015 at 12:24pm
Pimp C's posthumous album Long Live the Pimp officially drops this Friday, December 4th, the 8th anniversary of his tragic death. Until then, the album is now available to stream on Apple Music. The album is the first all-new Pimp C project in four years. The songs released so far have all been of high quality. The album's features are absolutely stacked: Nas, T.I., Juicy J, A$AP Rocky, Slim Thug, Ty Dolla $ign, David Banner, Devin the Dude, Lil Keke, ESG, Pimpin Ken, 8Ball, MJG, and of course Bun B.
Stream The Soundtrack For "Creed" Featuring Joey Bada$$, Future, Nas & More
Stream The Soundtrack For "Creed" Featuring Joey Bada$$, Future, Nas & More Nov 20, 2015 at 12:41pm
The "Creed" movie, which stars Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone, hits movie theatres in five days. The official soundtrack for the film arrives a few days prior to the movie premiere, with a stream available via Spotify today. We've had a lot of album streams hit the web today already, so adding to that list, you'll find new (and old) music from the likes of Meek Mill, Future, Joey Bada$$, Nas, Childish Gambino, Jhene Aiko, Vince Staples, Krept & Konan and others.
Justin Bieber Reveals "Purpose" Tracklist & Artwork
Justin Bieber Reveals "Purpose" Tracklist & Artwork Oct 28, 2015 at 07:40pm
We were already aware that Justin Bieber's new album Purpose had some pretty huge rap features, but we didn't have any of the track titles. Now Bieber has revealed the full tracklist on Twitter, sharing the titles through graffiti pieces painted around the world.As promised, Big Sean, Travi$ Scott, and the one-and-only Nas will be guesting on the LP. One appearance we didn't know about was Ariana Grande, who will guest on a remix of "What Do You Mean," included as a pre-order-only bonus track.
Master P Claims Eminem, Nas & T.I. Wanted To Sign To No Limit
Master P Claims Eminem, Nas & T.I. Wanted To Sign To No Limit Oct 23, 2015 at 03:37pm
Percy Miller, aka Master P, has been in the headlines recently after he accused Kobe Bryant for visiting Lamar Odom in the hospital for publicity's sake. He's now made some more surprising claims, suggesting that a number of the best rappers of all time wanted to sign to his record label, No Limit, in its heyday. 
DJ Premier Announces Solo Album Featuring Nas, Dr. Dre & More
DJ Premier Announces Solo Album Featuring Nas, Dr. Dre & More Oct 10, 2015 at 03:24am
DJ Premier has been involved in countless classic projects throughout his career, and he's still at it. Last year, he gave us the collaborative PRhyme project with Royce Da 5'9", and he's still promising a similar project with Nas somewhere down the line. Before that, he's got a solo project in the works.
Nas Honored With W.E.B. Du Bois Medal At Harvard
Nas Honored With W.E.B. Du Bois Medal At Harvard Oct 1, 2015 at 12:50pm
Last night, Nas was excitedly posting pictures while he was at Harvard University, receiving the prestigious W.E.B. Du Bois Medal. Nas became the first rapper to ever receive the award, which Harvard doles out annually for individuals who have excelled in their contributions to African American culture. Nas was joined by Former U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr and seven other recipients. 
Nas To Release "The Lost Tapes 2" In 2016
Nas To Release "The Lost Tapes 2" In 2016 Sep 17, 2015 at 09:26am
Back in 2002, Nas put out The Lost Tapes, a collection of unreleased tracks that were recorded during the studio sessions for albums like I Am..., Nastradamus, and Stillmatic. A sequel project was rumored to be coming out in 2010 but never saw a release.
The Best Tupac Shakur Tributes
The Best Tupac Shakur Tributes Sep 13, 2015 at 05:41pm
It was nineteen years ago today that Tupac Shakur's life was taken too soon. The rap world would never be the same, and the community really felt the loss. Dozens of rappers have recorded verses and entire songs to commemorate the fallen MC. You heard some of these tributes on the Rose That Grew from Concrete compilations, where different MCs took unused Tupac lyrics to create songs. You may have also heard cuts like Nas' "God Bless The Dead" where he tips his hat to both Pac and B.I.G.
Review: Scarface's "Deeply Rooted"
Review: Scarface's "Deeply Rooted" Sep 9, 2015 at 09:21am
Despite his notoriety as a pioneer of Southern rap music and lyrical depth, Scarface remains low-key with his legendary status. And reasonably so. There’s a lot going on in the mind of the 44-year-old Geto Boy.
Nas & Zach De La Rocha Hit The Studio With Run The Jewels
Nas & Zach De La Rocha Hit The Studio With Run The Jewels Aug 24, 2015 at 05:50pm
Although they're still in the process of rolling out one of the more unique projects ever attempted, Meow The Jewels, Killer Mike and El-P are also currently at work on RTJ3. As last year's RTJ2 showed with appearances by Gangsta Boo, Travis Barker and Zach De La Rocha, these two guys are friends with some awesome people, and it looks like they'll be capitalizing on that again for the follow-up. 
Hip-Hop Albums That Represent Major Cities
Hip-Hop Albums That Represent Major Cities Aug 18, 2015 at 02:36pm
Have you ever been listening to a hip-hop album from top to bottom and realized that every word, every beat and every cadence is an almost perfect representation of the city you're from? Have you ever taken a step back and noticed how much an album "sounds" like a very distinct place? That is the power of hip-hop albums; they serve as city soundtracks.
Classic Rotation: Raekwon "Only Built 4 Cuban Linx"
Classic Rotation: Raekwon "Only Built 4 Cuban Linx" Aug 1, 2015 at 09:46am
Throughout the 90s, the Wu-Tang Clan had an all-star run of releases, both as a group and as solo artists. Jumpstarted by 36 Chambers and followed by Method Man’s Tical and Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s Return to the 36 Chambers, Raekwon’s collaborative Only Built 4 Cuban Linx was primed for greatness.
Mac Miller's Journey To Finish His 3rd Studio Album
Mac Miller's Journey To Finish His 3rd Studio Album Jul 28, 2015 at 09:55am
Mac Miller is almost done with his third studio album. "It's coming," he said earlier this month. The finish line is in sight, but it took a while for Mac to get to this point. We take a look back at Mac's road to finishing the album, starting nearly 20 months ago when he said he had four half-finished LPs on deck. Indeed, the road has been long and arduous. But, as they say, life isn't a destination, it's a journey.  
10 Rappers Who Have Used Ghostwriters
10 Rappers Who Have Used Ghostwriters Jul 23, 2015 at 01:44pm
Early yesterday morning, Meek Mill revealed to the world that Drake's verse on "R.I.C.O." was co-written by a guy named Quentin Miller.
15 Must-See Hip-Hop Documentaries
15 Must-See Hip-Hop Documentaries Jul 8, 2015 at 04:51pm
For those of you late in the game, after premiering this past winter at Sundance, the documentary “Fresh Dressed” is now available to the public. Directed by Sacha Jenkins, the film is an incredibly dope example of the multifaceted culture that is, hip-hop. The film maps the history of hip-hop in connection to fashion, all within the evolving framework of the Black community.