The year 2021 was filled with plenty of memorable moments for the culture, even in year two of a pandemic. Many of those moments came from Verzuz, the Swizz Beatz-Timbaland created the platform for cultural giants to show off their catalogs as they compete with one another. Here are some of the top 10 Verzuz […]
The estate of A Tribe Called Quest’s Phife Dawg has announced the release date of his long-awaited posthumous album, Forever. The record will be released on March 22, 2022, the sixth anniversary of his passing. Phife Dawg, born Malik Taylor, passed away at the age of 45 due to complications related to diabetes. “Thank you […]
Jay-Z recently stopped by LeBron James and Maverick Carter’s talk show “The Shop: Uninterrupted” and talked about some of his fondest memories of DMX. During the segment, the Roc Nation boss revealed that X was the reason he first boycotted the Grammys. “By the way, the first time I boycotted the Grammys was for him. […]
Method Man has taken his acting career very seriously ever since landing his first major role on HBO’s “OZ” in 2001 and has built up quite a resume over the years with roles in such shows as “The Wire,” “Luke Cage” and most recently Starz’s “Power Book II: Ghost.” The Wu-Tang MC is now making […]
Method Man has built up quite a resume in the acting arena with performances in series’ like “The Wire” and “Godfather of Harlem.” The Wu-Tang rapper has now teamed up once again with his mic-sharing partner Redman who will be making his debut appearance in season two of “Power Book II: Ghost.” Fresh off their […]
April is going to be fire. Literally. Swizz Beatz and Timbaland announced a blazing lineup for the month, which will feature an Easter Day matchup on April 2, 2021, between two canonized pillars of R&B: The Isley Brothers and Earth, Wind & Fire. The announcement comes after the heavyweight Verzuz bout between Wu-Tang Clan’s Raekwon and […]
D’Angelo took the stage at the Apollo Theater in New York on Feb. 27 in the first-ever solo Verzuz competition. The “Brown Sugar” singer performed his R&B ballads then brought out H.E.R., Method Man and Redman to spark things up on their respective collaborations. After the crowd rocking concert, Verzuz creators Timbaland and Swizz Beatz […]
BET and Benny Boom took us back home to the days when Big Tigger was in the basement (literally) on the show “Rap City.” The #instabooth was a big hit at the end of the green carpet for the 2015 BET Hip Hop Awards show. Inside the booth were a DJ on the turntables and Big Tigger managing the […]
ONE Music Fest had another successful run in Atlanta on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, the annual concert and festival “gives diverse urban music the opportunity to intersect and create beautiful beginnings.” Diverse being, huge ’90s rappers, Wu Tang Clan members, and soulful performers who’ve been keeping Atlanta’s underground music scene hot for years. The new-age […]
One name that you are likely to never hear mentioned alongside the Dr. Dres and DJ Premiers is a man who was as prolific and as significant as all of those legendary beatmakers. That man is the Green-Eyed Bandit, better known as Erick Sermon.
Some hip-hop fans complain about the relative lack of East Coast-based hip-hop superstars these days. The charts are dominated by rappers who hail from virtually everywhere else in the continental United States and even Canada–but over the last ten years, there have been few big names coming out of New York City
Another day, another celebrity male’s uncensored naked photos are leaked into cyberspace. This week it’s celebrated Wu Tang Clan member Method Man who got caught with his pants down — along with his underwear. The photos of his naked shots have been circulating all day, causing many women to get all hot and bothered. Apparently, […]
Lil’ Kim reveals a missed opportunity — and the role Diddy played in her missing it.
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 […]
If there is any person in the world who comes to mind when you see the words “weed,” “marijuana,” “pot,” etc., it’s Snoop Dogg. The veteran emcee has become an international ambassador for weed and it’s with good reason; he lights up anywhere, an time and doesn’t care what anyone thinks, not even the police. But, just […]
In honor of Chris Brown’s recent trip to Amsterdam and famed stoner-rap star Wiz Khalifa’s new album O.N.I.F.C., we decided to rank some of the best odes to pot in the history of the game.
Once upon a time, 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather were involved in hip-hop and boxing’s biggest “bromance.” They took Instagram pictures together, hung with Justin Bieber, watched Ray J get in ridiculous fights with Fabolous and even visited each other in jail and in the hospital. They were the perfect devoted bros and we loved […]
When news broke earlier this week that soon-to-be former L.A. Laker Lamar Odom was being traded to the Dallas Mavericks, many assumed — and rightly so — that his wife, reality TV starlet Khloe Kardashian would follow him in his move to Texas. But apparently, Khloe and Lamar won’t be traveling alone. Lamar’s favorite (and […]