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  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Denied From Speaking At Her Former High School
    Nicki Minaj took to Twitter yesterday to let her followers know that her former high school, the famed LaGuardia High School in New York's Upper Westside, turned down Nicki's proposal to speak to the students. Nicki took to Twitter to express her disappointment in the school.
  • Cover of André 3000: "I’d Love To Put Out An Album"
    Today, The New York Times published an interview with André 3000 that was supposed to focus on his role as Jimi Hendrix in the upcoming film "Jimi: All Is By My Side," but a little hint within about new music seems to be attracting much more attention.
  • Cover of East Coast Vs. West Coast: Revisited
    In case you're living under a rock and missed the story, Suge Knight caught a few strays the other night at a VMA pre-party. This raises a few burning questions that need to be answered. First, who's still inviting Suge Knight to these parties? Clearly where he goes, so do hella bullets.
  • Cover of Fabolous Announces New Album Title
    Fabolous' Loso's Way 2 was first announced back in 2010, and now as 2014 closes out, we've still seen no sign of it. It appears that the many delays the project has suffered inspired Fab to retire the title, announcing a brand new project on Complex's sneaker show Quickstrike today.
  • Cover of Who's Bringing New York Back First?
    It doesn't come as a surprise to know that the future of New York hip-hop looks extremely bright. Once the birthplace of rap, the city still harbors some of the best talent in the genre. 
  • Cover of Karlie Hustle Announces Her Resignation From Hot 97
    New York radio station Hot 97 has lost another employee this summer, as their Music Director Karlie Hustle offers her public resignation today. As you may know, the veteran radio personality Angie Martinez resigned in June to everyone's surprise, and headed to Hot 97's competitor Power 105.1.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar: "Everybody In The Industry Has Lost Their Edge"
    Despite not releasing an album in 2013, Kendrick Lamar managed to keep his name on the tip of everyone's tongue. Whether through his unavoidable "Control" verse, his opening slot on Kanye West's Yeezus tour, or his much-talked about snub at the Grammys, K.Dot kept his profile up throughout the year.
  • Cover of Win Tickets To See Logic Live In NYC
    Logic is currently on the road for his "While You Wait" tour with fellow Visionary signee QuESt. The tour is intended to keep fans satisfied while they wait on Logic's debut album, due out via Def Jam later this year.
  • Cover of Cam'ron & Dame Dash Opening Up New Restaurant In Brooklyn
    Dame Dash continues to flourish outside of the hip-hopsphere, after opening his own gallery Dusko Poppington last year, this year's he got another new venture on his plate, setting his sights on the restaurant business.
  • Cover of The "Weirdo Rap" Divide
    50 Cent and G-Unit made headlines following this year's Summer Jam for a very visible fight that took place in front of 50,000 viewers (70,000 if you count those online) on the event's mainstage.
  • Cover of Beyonce Covers New York Times' Style Magazine T
    Beyonce adds yet another magazine cover to her repertoire, covering T Magazine from the New York Times. The pop star was photographed by Juergen Teller for the publication, and sticks to casual looks for the shoot.
  • Cover of Fabolous Involved In Car Accident This Morning In New York
    Fabolous had a bad start to his day this morning, revealing on Instagram that he was involved in car accident in Queens, New York. The rapper luckily walked away unharmed, something which he stated he was grateful for, although he was obviously shook up.
  • Cover of Cam'ron Ticket Giveaway: See Killa Cam Live In Brooklyn, NY [Update: Winners Announced]
    We've got two pairs of tickets to giveaway for Cam'ron's upcoming concert in Brooklyn, NYC on May 7th! The OG rapper will be headlining with Lil Uzi and Dark as openers, plus hosting duties going to Rahim the Dream.
  • Cover of Lil Kim Is Pregnant; Shows Off Baby Bump At NYFW [Update: It's A Girl]
    The Queen Bee has the internet buzzing with some B.I.G. news. Wednesday night, Lil Kim stopped by Milk Studios for The Blonds New York Fashion Week Show, and revealed that she's pregnant!
  • Cover of Papoose Thinks He's Better Than Jay Z, "Definitely" The King Of New York
    Papoose has established a renewed presence in the rap game since his awkward Summer Jam performance last year. He's been consistently releasing new music, dissing rappers, and proclaiming his greatness over the last 9 months, and has thus been making headlines. 
  • Cover of Young Jay Z Covers New York Magazine's "Annual Yesteryear Issue"
    Over the weekend we published an editorial which discussed how hip-hop culture has creeped into pop culture, thus becoming more and more mainstream.
  • Cover of OutKast To Headline Governors Ball In New York [Update: Full Line-Up Revealed]
    The good news concerning OutKast just keeps on coming today. Following the official announcement from Coachella that the duo would be headlining the festival, another concert with the ATL legends has been announced.
  • Cover of Diddy & Drake Headlining A Super Bowl Concert In New York
    The Super Bowl XLVIII is taking place in New York this year, and as we approach February Diddy has made a big announcement about a special concert taking place the Saturday before Super Bowl Sunday, involving himself and YMCMB's Drake.
  • Cover of Troy Ave Thinks Chance The Rapper Is A "Drug Addict"
    Chance The Rapper has been vocal about his use of acid and its influence on his latest project-- fittingly titled Acid Rap.
  • Cover of Review: Fabolous' "Soul Tape 3" Mixtape
    In November, Atlanta rapper Trinidad James caused a firestorm with comments he made while performing in Brooklyn, New York City. After multiple rappers (most notably Maino) called him out for stating that ATL rappers run NYC musically, the Def Jam signee finally admitted he chose the wrong venue.
  • Cover of Lauryn Hill Announces First Shows Post-Prison [Update: More Shows Added]
    Lauryn Hill is getting back into music-making mode, following her release from prison after she served three months for tax evasion. 
  • Cover of T.I. Says Trinidad James Can't Speak For All Of Atlanta
    Trinidad James sparked a minor controversy this year when he suggested that southern hip hop "ran" New York. We heard some responses from NY artists on the comments (Maino most visibly), but haven't heard from anyone from Atlanta, who Trinidad seemed to be speaking for.
  • Cover of Talib Kweli Says New York Radio Doesn't Support NY Artists
     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.
  • Cover of Jay Z Collaborates With Barneys For New York Holiday Collection [Update: More Pieces Revealed, They're Expensive]
  • Cover of Maino Calls Out Trinidad James Over NY Comments, Trinidad Responds [Update: Maino Calls Trinidad On The Phone]
    This morning we reported on remarks that Trinidad James while he was performing in NYC last night, when he said that the South runs New York "musically." The backlash was inevitable, and soon followed, with Trinidad responding by defending his position and views on Twitter.
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