Starting tonight, the famed NYC musical institution Carnegie Hall will play host to the first of two tribute concerts in honor of the late David Bowie. The second show will take place tomorrow night at Radio City Music Hall.
Like many others who grew up long after the Native Tongues era of NY rap, my first exposure to a young Busta Rhymes came on A Tribe Called Quest’s bombastic single “Scenario.” The Low End Theory closing track featured Rhymes’ group Lead
Queens rapper Meyhem Lauren has dropped a new single off his upcoming album, Piatto D'Oro, on Fool's Gold Records. The track, "Sauce," is a chilled, cinematic piece of New York rap and it features Lauren's brother, who raps as Hologram.
Last night Fetty Wap and Post Malone's adjoining tour hit New York City, for the first of two shows in a row. It proved to be an eventful night (more on that to arrive with our review of the entire evening, stay tuned), with a surprise guest in 50 Cent.
As hip-hop's birthplace, New York definitely has more than its fair share of rappers and DJs we consider legendary. Today it's being reported we've lost one of them-- DJ Big Kap-- according to an early morning post from DJ Funk Flex.
We're closing in on a year since the untimely death of ASAP Yams, one of the creative minds behind the ASAP Mob movement. In honor of the fallen Mob member, ASAP Mob, led by Rocky, are putting on a tribute concert in New York City.
Yesterday (Dec. 12), Bas, Cozz, and Omen asked their fans if they were interested in participating in a Dreamville "crawl" in NYC. It turned out that what Dreamville had in store was three surprise shows in one night.
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.
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.
iSHi is a producer making waves from the distant land of Sweden. We first heard him recruit Pusha T for "Push It," and his debut mixtape, Spring Pieces, released in May, contained a few interesting rapper collabs as well.
HOT 97 has already lost three of its OGs when it comes to radio personalities, with Angie Martinez jumping ship for a competitor, Mister Cee parting ways for a smaller, newer station, and Cipha Sounds leaving for a position at Roc Nation.