Two nights after hosting TIDAL X 1020, Barclays Center played host to Powerhouse NYC, the annual showcase concert put on by NYC radio station Power 105.1.
Brooklyn's George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School produced three of the most decorated rappers of all time: Notorious B.I.G., Jay Z, and Busta Rhymes.
While New York City is forever the birthplace of hip hop, the past decade or so has been run by other parts of the country. Atlanta is on fire, Chicago is too, and the west coast has been steady dropping jewels for a few years now as well.
The Underachievers are one of Brooklyn's up-and-coming rap groups. They're most recent album Evermore: The Art of Duality was just released this past Friday, and might just be the duo's best work to date.
We just got you hip to Donmonique via our new interview with the Brooklyn rapper, and now we've got some big news to share. Her debut project, Thirst Trap, is set to drop on July 21st, and we've got the exclusive on the artwork and tracklist.
In terms of songs that use the names of caucasian female celebrities to stand in for other white substances, Donmonique's "Pilates" is second only to Migos' "Hannah Montana," the track that may have started the whole trend.
If you've been fiending for some grimy, dim-lit East Coast rap, look no further than Wati Heru and Kashaka's Dystopia FM EP. The rapper and producer both hail from Brooklyn, and today they've given us six tracks as an introduction to their intriguing sound.
The Fugees second album, The Score, has garnered a significant amount of critical acclaim over the years. The LP turns 19 today, February 13th 2015, and we wanted to take a look back at the record’s creation, influence, and above all: music.
Game Responds To The Death Of Two Police Officers In Brooklyn, Criticizes "I Can Breathe" Shirts Dec 21, 2014 at 12:48pm
Just when you thought the racial tension in New York could not get any worse, two NYPD officers were shot and killed in Brooklyn yesterday.
Cam'ron Ticket Giveaway: See Killa Cam Live In Brooklyn, NY [Update: Winners Announced] May 5, 2014 at 02:33pm
We've got two pairs of tickets to giveaway for Cam'ron's upcoming concert in Brooklyn, NYC on May 7th! The OG rapper will be headlining with Lil Uzi and Dark as openers, plus hosting duties going to Rahim the Dream.
Most people know of the male heavyweights in hip-hop who have inhabited the streets and hoods of hip-hop's birthing place, New York City, since the onsets of their careers.
Kanye West was performing at Brooklyn's Barclays Center for a second time last night and as is quite standard these days, he went on another rant with his auto-tuned mic.
It didn't take very long for someone to jump on the recent release of the Bel Air 5's, and use the all grey upper as a canvas.Displaying the work of Absoleute and Mache, the upper displays a lasered on Brooklyn themed design. How do you like the end result?
Rumor: Is Jay Z About To Perform A Secret Show In Brooklyn? [Update: Rumors Are False] Aug 24, 2013 at 06:48pm
RevoltTV is reporting that Jay Z may be performing a secret show in Brooklyn-- and it's about to go down RIGHT NOW. The hint provides the address 421 Troutman Street, and claims that Justin Timberlake and Beyonce will join him as special guests.
The annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival is taking place from July 8th til the 13th this year. Today, an announcement was made revealing a few of the acts lined up to perform this summer.
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