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The weekend is upon us and you want to drench your liver with some potent adult beverages. But before you start tossing them back, you need appropriate music to get you and your click in the proper frame of mind. We got your back. Here are the 10 greatest drink songs ever made. — terry…

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Russell Simmons is incontrovertibly one of the most important figures in the history of hip-hop. His impact on urban and popular culture is incalculable. The country, and the world, are still feeling the residual impact of the multifaceted empire that he built 30 years ago in New York. Moreover, a legion of rappers owe their…

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Things have gone from bad to worse for Swizz Beatz’s MegaUpload site. Just days after it was revealed that the file-sharing site came under legal fire from Universal Music Group over a promo video featuring some of their artists, it’s now been announced that the site has been shut down by the feds. As reported…

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Fortunately and unfortunately, hip-hop got a major boost of legitimacy in the mainstream realm when the bombastic Beastie Boys burst through the bastion of black music a quarter century ago. The pyrotechnic single, “Fight for your Right to Party,” is still considered one of the greatest rap songs of all time and introduced the burgeoning…

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