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40 Glocc Recounts Tumbling Down Hill With The Game In Hot Pursuit
Jan 30, 2020
Hell hath no fury like The Game scorned.
Dr. Dre's Top 10 Best Deep Cuts
Jan 1, 2020
Expand your horizons.
How Ice Cube's "No Vaseline" Sets The Standard For Diss Tracks
Oct 29, 2019
Nearly 30 years on since its release, we take a look at why Ice Cube's retort to his former NWA collaborators is still heralded as the greatest diss track of all time.
When Hip-Hop's Protege-Mentor Relationships Turn Sour
Oct 20, 2019
Why do so many relationships between advisors and students in hip-hop eventually implode?
The Dissolution Of Jay-Z And Dame Dash: A Complete History
Sep 3, 2019
Following a fresh round of disparaging remarks, we thoroughly reexamine when and why Jay-Z and Dame Dash's relationship imploded.
Snoop Dogg Talks Tycoon Weekend Antics, Bringing 2Pac To Death Row & More
Aug 21, 2019
Gather round for storytime with Uncle Snoop.
Snoop Dogg & KXNG Crooked Reflect On Tupac's Comedic Side
Jul 16, 2019
Snoop Dogg and 2Pac shared some memorable studio sessions.
China Mac & Jin Reconcile Years After Violent Shooting Incident
Jun 20, 2019
Years after a violent altercation left a man shot, Jin and China Mac move to put the past behind them.
Jim Jones Was Crucial In Solidifying Cam'ron & Jay-Z's Reunion
Jun 10, 2019
The wisdom of Jim Jones runs deep.
Should Today's Hip-Hop Artists Study The Past?
Jun 5, 2019
In light of MC Ren's claims that rappers need to be aware of their past to qualify as "artists", we take a look at the validity of that statement and see if it holds weight in today's industry.
Public Enemy Once Used An Imposter To Fill In For Chuck D At A Show
May 6, 2019
Chuck D managed to have an entourage member take his place during his absence.
The Life & Legacy Of Death Row Records
Apr 10, 2019
How a cutting-edge record label would come to define an entire era.
Country Rap Isn't New: A Select History
Mar 28, 2019
A showcase of when country and hip-hop meet.
Ashanti's Reign: The Importance Of Murder Inc's First Lady
Mar 27, 2019
Taking a look back at the First Lady of Murder Inc.'s reign at the top of R&B and rap.
Chicago Hip-Hop's Unified Sound & Artists
Mar 19, 2019
We take a look into the connections that surround the Chicago hip-hop scene and its most prominent artists.
Travis Scott & Drake's "Sicko Mode" Makes Hip-Hop History
Mar 12, 2019
"Sicko Mode" will go down in the history books!
Del The Funky Homosapien Reflects On Dissing LL Cool J On "Wack MCs"
Jan 8, 2019
Del The Funky Homosapien succumbed to the art of peer pressure.
Cash Money's "Bling Bling" & The Beginning Of An Era
Jan 2, 2019
From a Lil Wayne chorus to an inescapable cultural phenomenon, we reflect on the "Bling Bling" era.
Eminem's Favorite Diss Tracks, Explained
Dec 27, 2018
A brief history for each of Eminem's 12 disses from his "12 Days of Diss-Mas" Shade 45 episode.
A Brief History Of The Chipmunk Vocal Sample
Nov 26, 2018
Tracing the roots of the high-pitched, sped-up sample.
The 10 Most Stacked Rap Album Release Dates In Hip-Hop History So Far
Nov 23, 2018
We look at some of the stacked rap album release battles of the past and present.
Eminem's "8 Mile Soundtrack" Turns 16: An Appreciation
Oct 29, 2018
On its sixteenth birthday, Eminem's "8 Mile Soundtrack" finds the rapper at the top of his game.
Nas & Slick Rick Post Up In Historical Hip-Hop Photo
Sep 21, 2018
Two master storytellers cross paths.
Kings Of Rock: A Brief History Of Rap-Rock
Aug 7, 2018
We continue down memory lane, looking at the history of the interaction between rap and rock.
Nelly Says The D.O.C. Is Hip-Hop's Biggest "What If?"
Mar 18, 2018
Nelly has a theory.
Michael Rapaport Wants To Make A Documentary On The Roots
Mar 14, 2018
Michael Rapaport insists it's only a matter of time before a documentary about The Roots goes into production.
A$AP Rocky Vs. Pusha T: Who Had The Better Debut Album?
Dec 21, 2017
A$AP Rocky and Pusha T battle it out in our latest installment of the Debut Album Versus series.
Hip-Hop History: Test Yourself With Our Ultimate Quiz
Aug 11, 2017
Do you think you know hip-hop?
Zion Williamson On How He Improved His Game During Quarantine
Jul 12, 2020
New Study Finds Money Can Buy Happiness
Jul 11, 2020
50 Cent Brings Tupac Into Will & Jada Pinkett Smith's "Entanglement" Fiasco
Jul 11, 2020
Megan Thee Stallion Twerks To Pop Smoke, Grabs Michael B. Jordan's Attention
YG Won't Work With Nicki Minaj Again Because Of 6ix9ine: "I'm Cool"
Naya Rivera Fans Connect Final Tweet To Disturbing Eminem Song About Drowning
Lil Wayne's Kids Look Identical To Him Dancing To Lil Baby & 42 Dugg
Keke Palmer Responds After August Alsina's Slams Her On Twitter
Jul 11, 2020
Kyle Kuzma & Donovan Mitchell Struggle To Find Lunch In NBA Bubble
Jul 11, 2020
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Uno The Activist
Legends Never Die
Life On Earth EP
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Shoot For The Stars, Aim For The Moon
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