New Latto freestyle has fans proclaiming her best female rapper (video)

The Queen of the Souf continues to climb the ranks of hip-hop. Latto, a rapper from the southern outskirts of Atlanta (Clayton County), recently went on L.A. Leakers to spit a new freestyle over Yung LA’s “Ain’t I” instrumental. The artist sported an orange-and-green “Jet Life” letterman in the studio, an ode to rapper Curren$y, […]

President Biden pens letter to Freeway after the loss of his daughter

State Property member and former Roc-A-Fella rapper Freeway lost his 21-year-old daughter Harmony this week after she succumbed to cancer. The heart broken father has been sharing memories of his child over the past few days on Instagram and has received condolences from his fellow MCs including Big Boi, Rapsody and Bun B. President Joe […]

Rapsody and Big Tigger to host new Revolt video countdown series

North Carolina lyricist Rapsody and radio-television personality Big Tigger have been tapped to host Revolt’s new video countdown series “Off Top,” which will premiere on Friday, July 23 at 9 p.m. on Diddy’s network. “Off Top” will put an emphasis on lyrics, and allow artists to discuss the power behind their words through exclusive interviews […]

Rapsody pays tribute to Mary J. Blige on new single ‘Iconic’ (video)

Female lyricist Rapsody just dropped some hot new heat called “Iconic” that is featured on the new compilation album Big Femme Energy Vol. 1. The album was released on Friday, July 9, by Femme It Forward, a female-led music and entertainment company that aims to celebrate and empower women. The company also aims to make […]

Producer 9th Wonder joins faculty of university in NY

Producer 9th Wonder has joined the faculty and teaching staff of Long Island University. The Little Brother beats man joined the school’s Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment as a visiting professor and artist in residence, teaching courses in hip-hop history and the making of an album. “Music changed my life and opened […]

Rapsody drops ‘Serena’ video ahead of tennis champ’s 10th US Open final

The next time Serena Williams takes the court for the 10th U.S. Open final in her illustrious career, she will do so with an unofficial anthem — “Serena” — courtesy of surefire female spitter Rapsody. After dispatching No. 5-seeded Elina Svitolina of Ukraine at Arthur Ashe Stadium Thursday night, Sept. 5, 2019, in straight sets, […]

New Music Friday: Drake wins with timeless singles, Rapsody sizzles with GZA

Drake – Care Package Far be it from Canada’s native son to keep his fans waiting for new music and with the release of Care Package, he offers a collection of tunes from 2010 to 2016 that were previously unavailable for purchase or streaming. Any real Drake fan has heard “Can I” and “5AM In […]

Recording artist Rapsody honors female hip-hop stars, remembers Nipsey Hussle

When it comes to performing, for hip-hop artist Rapsody, it’s always ladies first. Rolling out was on hand for a recent performance as the Southern hip-hop artist paid homage to female rap stars of the past by performing “U.N.I.T.Y.,” the 1993 hit by Queen Latifah, as well as Lauryn Hill’s verse on the Fugees 1996 […]

Hip-hop artist Rapsody reflects on Nipsey Hussle

Hip-hop artist Rapsody discussed the impact of Nipsey Hussle, performing at J Cole‘s Dreamville Fest, and honoring female MCs of the past on the red carpet of the Tribeca Film Festival in this exclusive interview

Five reasons to attend Minneapolis’ Soundset Music Festival

Minneapolis’ Soundset Music Festival is the place to be this Memorial weekend. There is a myriad of reasons to head North for Soundset 2018. The number one reason: spring in Minneapolis is awesome. Sunny days, blooming flowers, fun in the park and, of course, music at the Soundset Music Festival. Soundset Music Festival, which is […]

See who released our top 5 rap albums of 2017

This year was great for the culture of hip-hop via rap music. We witnessed the emergence of women who rap, an increase in social commentary and an all-out assault on depression with an emphasis on living your best life. The five projects that made the top 5 best rap album list for 2017 encompass all […]

Hip-hop’s leaders of the new cool

Hip-hop’s leaders of the new cool  The hip-hop “freshmen” of 2012 and 2013 all carve their own niche, and in their own ways, each pays homage to a legendary rhymer from the genre’s storied past. While some want to proclaim that hip-hop is “dead,” there are as many varied voices and personas making interesting music […]

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