Although Kanye West's infamous interruption of Taylor Swift may have seemed like a one-off moment from the rapper, or a a side effect of his huge ego, it turns out, 'Ye has always been one to interrupt a show.
Kanye West cut his teeth producing records for the likes of Jay Z, but has since left his mark as one of the greatest rappers of the past 15 years. His influence on rap music and culture top notch, only to be met by the top dogs in the game.
We regret to report that Brooklyn rapper, Pumpkinhead, has passed away at the age of 39.
Surprise albums are all the rage these days, and while it's always great to wake up to a new album from your favorite artist, it's even better when that album is entirely free.
Talib Kweli Speaks On Reports That Yasiin Bey Is Not Allowed To Return To U.S. May 29, 2014 at 03:05pm
The other week a report surfaced that Yasiin Bey, better known as Mos Def, had to cancel a string of U.S. tour dates because he was not allowed to re-enter the United States.
Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) & Talib Kweli Reunite At Dave Chappelle's Show In New York Jun 28, 2014 at 10:56am
Much like his iconic sketch comedy series, Chappelle's Show, music has played a big role in Dave Chappelle's recent string of shows at Radio City Music Hall.
Raekwon and Talib Kweli met up in Brooklyn, New York to film their upcoming video for the track they did together, "Violations." While they were filming, HotNewHipHop met up with Raekwon to pose him a question, how he thinks the internet has impacted hip- hop.
Yasiin Bey has taken on the role as a hip-hop elder. He speaks on important issues and is often times regarded as a spokesperson for the culture along with cats like Talib Kweli, Questlove, Q-Tip, etc.
Today marks the one year anniversary of Michael Brow's death at the hands of Office Darren Wilson in Ferguson, MO.
Talib Kweli stays in the studio. The rapper released a new album, Gravitas, in December, which itself had quickly followed up Prisoner Of Conscious.
Talib Kweli is following up his album from this past May, Prisoner Of Conscious, with Gravitas.
Continuing to ride the wave of their recently insanely successful record sales, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, who are currently touring in Europe, have announced that after finishing up there that they will be touring the U.S., and bringing along a couple dope re
The first few months of 2013 passed with the hip-hop game in limbo, with a severe lack of albums that sparked everyone's attention. Weezys tenth album, I Am Not A Human Being II, was mediocre compared to his previous projects, A$AP Rocky's album, despite be
Talib Kweli Clarifies Statements On Rick Ross & Lil Wayne, Asks Why Eminem & Biggie Are Not Questioned Similarly Apr 5, 2013 at 12:48pm
Talib Kweli has been a vocal presence in the controversies around Rick Ross and Lil Wayne's lyrics.
Repetition remains a reality in the rap game, and specific bars tend to get overlooked. This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions.
In Tallahassee yesterday, veteran rapper Talib Kweli joined the ongoing sit-in protests at the Florida Capitol.
Talib Kweli is dropping his new album, Prisoner Of Conscious, tomorrow, and today he provides fans a full album stream.
Weeks after Trinidad James bashed New York's radio stations for not playing enough local artists, Brooklyn rap veteran Talib Kweli decided to back James' comments and say the same thing.
Kanye West began as a producer, but with a personality as big as his, it was impossible for him to stay behind the boards forever.
Talib Kweli Talks Recording With Kendrick Lamar, Nelly & Miguel On New Album Feb 12, 2013 at 06:39pm
Heralded as one of the most talented emcees to ever grab a mic, Talib Kweli has been hard at work on his latest album Prisoner Of Consciousness, which will include some nice features. While in Detroit for Dilla Day, honoring the
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