Milwaukee rapper Huey V shares how Ye inspired him to rap

Milwaukee rapper Huey V embodies the spirit of his city and is on a journey to shine a light on his hometown. Huey V’s style exhibits a vulnerability that makes his music accessible and relatable. The stories of his experiences are embedded with pain and aspirations. Huey caught the ear of Memphis Bleek in 2020 […]

Memphis Bleek says Nas doesn’t have the hits to do Verzuz against Jay-Z (video)

Former Jay-Z labelmate Memphis Bleek boldly stated that legendary rapper Nas cannot engage in a Verzuz battle with Hov because he doesn’t have enough hits. Bleek, 43, told Brandon “Scoop B” Robinson that he does not believe that Nasir Jones, 47, will be able to engage in a full session because his catalog is not […]

Mixtape Mondays: Memphis Bleek ‘The Movement 2’

Memphis Bleek is back and he’s got a chip on his shoulder. Since relating that he feels a certain way about Jay Z’s shout-out on Kanye West’s “Diamonds” remix, the Memph man has been on tear as of late on the mixtape circuit. His latest effort, The Movement 2, is sure to keep the momentum […]

Memphis Bleek says Jay Z-Nas battle was his fault

Memphis Bleek sat down with VladTV and discussed, among other things, the origins of the famed Jay Z/Nas battle, which he says begin with him misinterpreting a Nas lyric and drawing in Jay Z. Take a look at what Bleek had to say.

Memphis Bleek was hurt by Jay Z’s shout-out?

Memphis Bleek has been in Jay Z’s shadow for more than fifteen years. On 2005’s “Diamonds From Sierra Leone” remix, Jay rapped about his relationship with his longtime protege. The verse has become something of a punchline for those who want to discredit Bleek’s career and in a recent interview, he acknowledged that the perception does bother him.

Happy Earth Day: Which hip-hop icons should be recycled or tossed?

What if we could bring back our favorite hip hop and pop culture memories? In honor of Earth Day 2013, we want to know which cancelled reality shows, broken-up celebrity couples, past fashion trends, or other pop culture nuggets should be recycled and brought back to life … or tossed and forgotten for good. From […]

Rappers who have gone missing

They played such a dominant role in hip hop fans’ lives in the previous decade. Today, you would need a detective to find out what happened to most of them. A high percentage of them were ascending fast toward hip hop superstardom, if they hadn’t actually achieved it. And then, without warning, they got ghost […]

Jay-Z Launches New Luxury Cognac

Jay-Z Teams Up With Bacardi Jay-Z is known for partying in style, boasting in his songs about spirits that are enjoyed by the elite like Armand de Brignac, commonly referred to as Ace of Spades. A known cognac drinker, Jay-Z was spotted at La Marina Restaurant Bar Beach Lounge in upper Manhattan with his wife, […]

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