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Kanye West’s protégé Big Sean is preparing to release the final installment into his Finally Famous mixtape series. The G.O.O.D. Music/ Def Jam devotee is preparing for the late February release of his Finally Famous Volume 3 mixtape with features from Wiz Khalifa, Dusty McFly, Clipse, Bun B, Estelle, Jwan and Solange. Serving as a […]

As was the case with the hard rock era, Hip Hop has been under the microscope for its ability to allow artists to freely express themselves. And at the end of the day, who really wants someone to have the freedom to say what they actually think and believe…this is America people!  Why be creative […]

Hip Hop may be the platform for an artist to spin their street tales to the masses, but some have come to find out that the rap money doesn’t stretch that far and there must be other means to support one’s self as they perfect their craft in music. Mos Def is an artist that […]

“We know that we want to do some raw Hip Hop.  That’s exactly the direction and feel we want, so that’s the basis of it.  ‘Ye and I definitely know we want to do some pure Hip Hop.” As an artist continues to perfect their craft, it becomes a necessity to shed their skin a […]

America has been in a state of emergency for some time as of late.  With the recession and the swine flu running rampant and leaving their marks, the country has been in a mad dash searching for some sort of order out of this madness. The same situation is present in the Black community, but […]

Cable News Network took some time out to speak with Nas about his community stand after the violent beating death of Chicago teenager, Derrion Albert. As previously reported, Nas tried to relate to the youth involved in the homicide by penning an ‘Open Letter To Young Warriors’. Now just days later Young Escobar made an appearance […]

When the president was simply known as Senator Barack Obama running for office, all hands were on deck as it pertained to the overall support that he was receiving.  It fully showed in the landslide results of the election against McCain as most in the Black community raised their arms to say “My President is […]

Since springing onto the scene in 1991, Carl Terrell Mitchell, known by most as Twista, has continued to stand up to the test of time. Just like his flow, time has progressed quickly yet he continues to deliver whereas other ‘90’s artists have been lost. With his latest project, Category F5, hitting stores on July […]

A lawsuit has been filed against Chicago native and rapper Common for copyright infringement over a song that was featured on his 1992 debut Can I Borrow A Dollar? The track, titled “Take it EZ,” allegedly has trails of another song called “When Will the Day Come,” according to its songwriters Andrew Marks and London […]