Two of the towering pillars that helped create rap and hip-hop into the unstoppable force that it is today were centerstage as Big Daddy Kane and KRS-One faced off in the latest Verzuz battle. The two 80’s era goliaths battled on Sunday night, Oct. 17, 2021, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. As […]
Verzuz has cooked up a delicious cultural cuisine that will satisfy older hip-hop heads and school millennials on the golden era of rap. Triller and Verzuz have announced that 80s icons Big Daddy Kane and KRS-One will square off in a heavyweight battle at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Sunday, Oct. 17, […]
Big Daddy Kane recently caught up with J. Cole to chop it up about the art of MCing and after the interview told the North Carolina rapper that he was his current favorite MC and that the Dreamville Records boss was keeping the essence of hip-hop alive. “A lot of people are coming to people […]
Snoop Dogg’s 25-plus-year career has been one rollercoaster ride that will surely one day hit the big screen, but the Long Beach, California MC thinks his journey might be too large to compress into a two-hour film. Snoop recently spoke with Yahoo Entertainment and revealed he was down for the biopic but it would have […]
For the past 20 years, Tupac Amaru Shakur (2Pac) and Christopher “Notorious BIG” Wallace (aka Biggie Smalls) have been listed at or near the top of most rap pundits’ list of the greatest and most influential rappers of all time. That doesn’t change with hip hop mogul Clifford “T.I,” Harris, who took his time to […]
Singer and songwriter Tekitha Wisdom first entered the public eye as the in-house female vocalist for the legendary Wu-Tang Clan. Making several appearances on their classic 1997 LP Wu-Tang Forever, and even landing a solo track on the album (“Second Coming”), Tekitha went on to sign to group leader RZA’s Razor Sharp Records to embark on her journey […]
Veteran Chicago-based emcee Phil G. has quite simply put in the work. A fixture on the scene since the late ’90s, Phil has paid his dues from talent shows, to hustling his music hand to hand, to opening for some of the biggest names in music such as Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, Wu-Tang Clan, and […]
The legendary former Boogie Down Productions frontman took the stage in Manhattan last night (August 15th) for an explosive set that combined classic hits with new material from his latest project
This week is relatively light on hip-hop shows, but there are lots of veterans across the pop, R&B and reggae spectrum taking the stage in New York City. With summer starting to wind down, it’s good to check out a few more of the “Grown ‘N Sexy” acts–and there’s a bonafide pop music legend, as well as a beloved boy band offering hot tickets this week.
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Fans and music luminaries alike are expressing their regrets regarding former Blaque member Natina Reed’s tragic death after being struck by a carlast Friday, Oct.26. But, few have been more devastated by her death than her former fiancé, rapper Kurupt. The Dogg Pound Rapper, who shares a 10-year-old son Tren with Reed, recently sent a […]
Ex-wife of rapper KRS-One dead from unknown causes.
When Saideh Browne decided she wanted to become a motivational speaker, she was rejected by major speaker’s bureaus because according to her, she “… wasn’t a politician, wasn’t white and had natural hair.” In 2005, this former personal assistant to hip-hop legend KRS-One decided to create her own possibilities and formed Impact Agency NY. Now […]