Shortly after Jadakiss released his fourth solo album, Top 5 Dead or Alive, the Yonkers emcee came through HNHH to talk about how, at age 40, he's managed to stay relevant in the rap game and how he's nowhere near hanging up the mic.
Jadakiss recently came through with his new album, Top 5 Dead or Alive, his first solo release since 2009. The album showcased an exciting array of new material from Jada, including a collab with Future and a monstrous reunion with Swizz Beatz.
Famed Harlem producer Dame Grease has joined with L.A.'s DJ King Assassin for a big-time collab featuring Sheek Louch, Freeway, and Pusha T.
Earlier this year, De La Soul launched a Kickstarter with the intent of crowd-funding their next album. The campaign was a huge success, beating their goal of $110,000 with a whopping $600,000 in fan donations.
A couple of days ago, Billboard had Big Sean list his top 5 West Coast MC's of all time. Now the publication has given a more relevant category to Fabolous, asking the Brooklyn rapper to name the top 5 New York rappers to do ever do it.
When Metro Boomin went on an extended Twitter rant discouraging rappers from attempting to keep up with Future, he probably did not see what was coming next.
Hip-hop is an art form with a lot of wiggle room for diversity. Nowadays, it’s a little more common to embrace eccentricities, whereas in the 90s everything was a little more cohesive.
After dropping his Gorillaween mixtape on Halloween, Sheek Louch is back with a new single, "What's On Your Mind," off his upcoming album, Silverback Gorillas 2.
DMX just might be the most energized man on the planet. Usually, in the music (and elsewhere), that energy translates into rage, but oh how good is it to see the Yonkers emcee genuinely full of excitement.
Ty Dolla $ign is getting ready to drop his long-awaited debut album Free TC next month, but first he's coming through NYC to perform some new material at the Highline Ballroom.
Troy Ave fancies himself the savior of New York hip-hop, and while the Internet has been intent on lampooning him for the underwhelming sales of his debut album, fellow NYC rappers seem to be supportive of his movement.
DJ Kay Slay recently unveiled an all-Brooklyn collab with Fame, Maino, Troy Ave, Papoose, and Uncle Murda, and now he's back with some even bigger NYC stars, from Queens and Staten Island, Raekwon and Prodigy.
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.
Tim Westwood recently put out a previously unreleased interview with Ja Rule, presumably from 2004, as Rule talks about his newly released single, "New York," featuring Fat Joe and Jadakiss.
The Game certainly pissed a lot people off with his latest interview on The Breakfast Club. First off, his not-so-subtle remarks about Young Thug reignited the beef between the two rappers, with Thug coming at Game once again through an Instagram video.
New York City is the birthplace of hip hop. Well, the Bronx is, to be even more specific. Since its inception in the 1970s, hip hop has spread all over the world to become a dominating genre of music.
After responding to a Ghostface Killah comparison by saying "he's not rapping like this no more,” Action Bronson ate his words yesterday following a much-discussed video response from Tony Starks himself.
Earlier today we got to hear Your Old Droog's new EP, The Nicest, and if you were digging that, you now have a chance to win tickets to see the New York MC perform live.
New York-based rapper and performance artist Mykki Blanco shared some troubling news with fans this weekend, revealing not only that he is living with HIV, but that he has been HIV-positive for a number of years."Ive been HIV Positive since 2011, my entir