Hip-hop fans, before we let the music take us away on this Friday night, let's say a prayer for Kanye West, who, instead of spending the holidays with his young family, is in the hospital (allegedly) due to a state of psychosis induced by high levels of stress
Smoke DZA and Pete Rock have unveiled the second single, "Milestone," off their upcoming joint album, Don't Smoke Rock. The new track follows "Limitless," which dropped at the end of last month and featured fast-rising Harlem rapper Dave East.
Max B was out of jail for little over a year when he caught a robbery and murder conspiracy charge in 2006. For the three years that followed, up until the time he was convicted, he put out a volume of music rivaled only my Gucci Mane.
Pete Rock has been dabbling in some hip-hop beef as of late. The OG rapper spurred some light controversy with a younger rapper, when he called out Young Dolph for some recent lyrics glorying cocaine usage.
De La Soul was supposed to drop their Kickstarter-funded album And the Anonymous Nobody on April 26. Due to outstanding clearances and assorted legal obstacles yet to be hurdled, the album wasn't ready in time.
We’re excited to present the second, of three, lineup announcements for the upcoming annual A3C Festival & Conference in Atlanta, aka “Hip Hop’s Annual Pilgramage.”
Respected producer Pete Rock returns today, after a good fifteen years, to follow up his 2001 instrumental effort Petestrumentals. The producer recalls his '90s heyday with Petestrumentals 2, providing a free stream of the album via Mello Music Group.
Pete Rock doesn't have to do a damn thing these days. The producer's legacy is set in stone, but it's hard to stop someone who's so inspired by what they do. Luckily, Rock hasn't come close to losing his skill for crafting knocking instrumentals.
T3 is now the only founding member left in Detroit's legendary Slum Village. The remaining two are Illa J (the younger brother of the late, great founding member J Dilla) and producer Young RJ. The three put out Evolution in 2013, the first S.V.
Detroit and NYC will connect this spring when Pete Rock and Slum Village embark on tour together. First performing together at Miami's "Dilla Weekend," they'll then kick off a nationwide tour in March.
Legendary producer Pete Rock has teamed up with all of the original producers featured on Nas' Illmatic for a brand new mixtape. Titled after the film of the same name, Time Is Illmatic is forty minutes of remixed glory.
This past week we did receive quite a few massive hip-hop records, including a new banger from the Young Money crew, a massive remix of YG's "My Nigga," and a stand-out ScHoolboy Q record "Break The Bank," among other Very Hotttt releases.