Be Heard

In the ever-growing arena of Hip-Hop, more and more rappers are taking advantage of the World Wide Web to breakthrough into the game. If you’re blind to what’s hot, we’re here to direct you to the tracks that’ll melt your eardrums.

You know what is one of the best things about the Internet? Being one of the first to do something. Zaidy Bello is one of our firsts. 

As the duo The Cool Kids, Chuck Inglish and Sir Michael Rocks (formerly Mikey Rocks) ushered in a fresh new sound in 2007 rooted in traditional boom-bap matched with high fashion swag, joining similar acts such as past collaborators Pac Div. Representing the Midwest by way of Detroit and Chicago respectively, Inglish and Rocks have […]

Christmas is over a week away but Power 106 is giving fans an early musical treat by way of their annual Cali Christmas concert. Every year the show gets better and the line-up for tonight is no exception.

In a whirlwind six years, California rap trio Pac Div – also known as Pacific Division – has released four critically-acclaimed, album-worthy mixtapes, an EP and two full-length projects. Even with the wealth of material found on the Internets and online stores, the MCs Like, Mibbs and BeYoung are floating far too below the radar. 

Jay-Z and Beyoncé weren’t in Miami Beach just to look at and purchase art during the Art Basel Miami festival this past weekend. The Hip-Hop power couple was also on hand to hold another exclusive launch party for Hova’s D’ussé brand of high-end cognac. 

On Friday night (December 7th), renowned photographer Terry Richardson had a book signing for Terrywood at The Standard Spa, Miami Beach. With the Art Basel Miami festival in full swing, some of Richardson’s Hip-Hop friends—Pharrell Williams, Azealia Banks and Kanye West—came through to support.

Art Basel Miami is going down this weekend, so plenty of artist are in town. It’s a 50/50 shot whether they really care about art or not, but who passes up on a trip to Miami? Beats By Dre hosted a party Thursday night that included appearances from Lil Wayne, Birdman, Teyana Taylor, Azealia Banks and […]

Every once in a while, a song breaks out that becomes a phenomenon that nobody can quite explain. The song that makes even the snobbiest of rap snobs turn off their brains and just enjoy themselves. Trinidad James’ “All Gold Everything” is that song in 2012.

The Canadian Hip-Hop scene is deeper than Drake. It’s deeper than Kardinal. It’s so deep, it’s Classified. 

If Mike Will Made It, it’s probably that knock. Thus has been the case since the 23-year-old Atlanta producer shot onto the scene as the man behind the boards on Meek Mill’s 2011 hit “Tupac Back.”

So many new rappers, how can you possible keep track of them all? Hip-Hop Wired will help vet who is worthy of your CD collection hard drive space with our “Certified Fresh” featurettes. Every week or so we’ll speak to and provide some insight on a Hip-Hop artist that displays the skills and potential to be that next big time rapper. […]