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If it seems that more rappers have been arrested in 2019 than ever before, there may be a reason for this besides their notoriety. According to the New York Post, the NYPD has a special unit dedicated to the surveillance of some of the top Black rappers and urban parties. The unit, called the Enterprise…

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Kanye West is a step closer to releasing his anticipated album. He has been working on his new album with Lil Wayne, Migos and Timbaland in Miami. The 41-year-old has recruited the hottest talent in hip-hop for his new project, also working with 2 Chainz and up-and-coming rappers Tee Grizzley and YNW Melly. TMZ reports that the…

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Here’s a harsh reality as it relates to the music industry: no matter how talented one is, there will always be artists who never receive their just due. Perhaps more egregious than any other musical subgenre, this behavior runs rampant in hip-hop, where a current crop of tattoo-faced industry trolls have somehow convinced the world…

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The video for Nicki Minaj’s Biggie-nodding “Barbie Dreams” is officially here. Directed by Hype Williams, the colorful visual arrives in support of Minaj’s Queen album.  Adding to the intrigue, the video was dropped just hours after Minaj’s expletive-laden tirade against rap foe Cardi B on her latest Queen Radio installment. Drama aside, the real story…

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Life has a way of taking us through twists and turns. Yung Gwapa turned his life around after a stint in jail. The Atlanta-based rapper took his talent from the streets to the studio, and has worked with big-name artists such as Migos, Blac Youngsta, Skippa Da Flippa, and Future through word-of-mouth promotion of his…

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Eminem quietly dropped a bomb on the culture with his new album Kamikaze, his best work since the 2004 album The Eminem Show. The lyrical onslaught being displayed on Kamikaze will have people wondering if Eminem is on a deliberate career suicidal crash taking on so many critics at once, especially as a veteran emcee approaching 46 years…

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Soul singer Eric Benét took a sledgehammer to the sensibilities of some rappers and social media users when he posted a meme with a scathing denunciation of certain rappers and their lyrical content. Benét’s post calls out those rappers who mostly speak negatively in their music about women and glorify materialism, drugs and violence. From his perspective,…

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