- By Philip CheekBefore he became internationally known, Asher Roth presented Justin Bieber rapping over the track, "Cannon."
- HotNewHipHop delves into a common hip-hop debate: writing down lyrics versus not writing them down before hitting the booth to record. Some of the greatest MCs of our time, including Jay Z, Kanye West and the late Notorious B.I.G are advocates of the latter. While other greats, like Tech N9ne and Eminem, champion the former method.
- A 19-year old Kanye West raps at a Fat Beats party in 1996.
- For #TBT, watch a young Desiigner rap before he was famous.
After winning his second championship and Finals MVP, it’s no shock that LeBron James thinks he can do anything. Sharing fandom with many rappers, including Jay-Z and Kanye West, LBJ recently tried his hand at rapping over the instrumental for their Watch The Throne “Ni**as In Paris” track – the perennial anthem from 2011.
- By Zakk FeigSonny Digital has dreams bigger than the soundboard.
Another interview with Kobe Bryant as he tours Asia, this time as part of his Lenova Manila Tour in the Philippines. Besides the usual questions about his drive, and recovery from his Achilles injury, Bryant was asked some hip hop related questions.