After delivering his eighth and final State of the Union address earlier this week, President Obama sat down with Adande Thorne (better known by his YouTube alias Swoozie) to answer a multitude of questions posed via the hashtag #YouTubeAsksObama.
A$AP Rocky spoke with Ebro in the Morning today, and he covered a ton of different topics, from A$AP Yams’ influence on hip hop, to his being listed on Forbes’ “30 under 30” feature, to the lack of real competition in the rap game today
In December Freddie Gibbs put out Shadow of a Doubt. It was a sonic departure from Piñata, his previous record with Madlib, but familiar to anyone who had followed Gangsta Gibbs from before that acclaimed 2014 album.
Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp A Butterfly was probably the densest album of the year, through a combination of its grandiose musical arrangements, disparate influences, political themes, and very technical rapping. While this made the album a critical success,
On Friday, Pusha T dropped off the prelude to his highly anticipated album, King Push. Although acting as a warm-up album, Darkest Before Dawn is about as dope of an album as any rapper could wish for.
As you probably know, Stitches got knocked out by The Game's manager Wack 100 last week outside a club in Miami. Stitches then proceeded to get jumped by his own crew and released that Game diss track.
Who/what is GoldLink? This is the question that led me, one evening earlier this year, to trek through sleet and bitter wind to MoMA PS1 in Queens, where GoldLink was performing in the giant geodesic igloo that stands in PS1’s courtyard.
Soon after releasing his second EP, ILoveMakonnen 2, Makonnen is the focus of an in-depth interview with FADER on how his life has changed since his breakout hit, "Tuesday," earned him instant stardom, a Drake remix, and a deal with OVO.
Tyler, The Creator has never been shy to cite Pharrell as his biggest influence, and even without his constant praise of the superproducer, the DNA of both the Neptunes and N*E*R*D is transparently present in his work. One of his less obvious influences i
There are two things I notice about Boots when we hop on the phone, a Thursday afternoon, still three weeks away from the release of his debut album, AQUΛRIA. The first, is that he seems to be a rather quiet, thoughtful person.
DJ Carnage is an EDM DJ at heart but the majority of his most popular tracks, including "I Like Tuh") have been rap songs. It looks like this trend will continue -- In his new HNHH interview, he mentioned that he's got a new project planned with G-Eazy.
This weekend, 50 Cent and Rick Ross have been going back and forth on Instagram, taking shots at one another over many of the same topics that have come up over there 6-year long beef -- namely Ross' history as a corrections officer. The newest developmen