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Crown Royal has linked up with the forthcoming Coming 2 America sequel and have included design royalty in the mix. Iconic costume designer Ruth E. Carter was tapped to create a limited-edition Crown Royal x Coming 2 America pack for the whisky brand.

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Nate Wade & Kev Hannibal of the Hip-Hop duo GUMBO Music were raised in North Carolina & New York City, respectively, but didn’t end up meeting until they were both on the other side of the world. Now based in Australia, the two men have forged a friendship rooted in fatherhood, expatriate experiences and Hip-Hop.

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At the top of 2020, NLE Choppa was in a different state of mind. Granted, none of us knew what to expect as the year wore on, but as we were all forced to slow down and be still, the Memphis rapper found himself embracing the quiet moments.

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Jay-Z might’ve once again run afoul of the culture by criticizing Colin Kaepernick’s handling of his Saturday workout for NFL teams, but the living Hip-Hop legend continues to do good for those in need and this past weekend was no different.

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Considering all the wayward individuals and struggle rappers that continue to crowd our culture, there has never been a bigger need for a Hip-Hop council—an official Board of Directors. Yes, let’s talk about it.

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The great divide between the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X  is one of many tragic endings in Black History. Two men, with different methods of approaching a common goal, whose reputations remain to this day enshrined in their earlier viewpoints and not the evolution of their ideals.

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Considering the amount of Hip-Hop legends, who have dropped quality material, only to never take home a Grammy Award, you can't blame them. Like Phife insinuated, a Grammy Award will never make you a great MC, but the acknowledgment would still be cool.

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Every year, this final week before Christmas seems to creep up on everyone. You were hitting live shows and arguing back and forth online about R&B Kings and whatnot, while your people hit the streets, bustling along with other last minute shoppers.

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Translee has a busy afternoon in Midtown Manhattan. After flying up from Atlanta first thing in the morning, the Grand Hustle signee is at the AKOO offices just outside of Times Square shooting a few visual shorts for the brand.

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In the past few days, Kanye West has once again found himself alienating his fans, anti-Trumpers and morally just people in general by going on his Make America Great Again trip and caping for Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live and then stating that the 13th Amendment should be abolished.

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Last year, the city of Houston drew the unlucky straw, and was reluctantly introduced to Hurricane Harvey—a Category 4 storm that viciously swept through the city, causing insurmountable damage, along with the loss of lives. Slim Thug was one of the people that took on the brunt of Hurricane Harvey, and during the aftermath, helped others […]

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A little more than a year ago, Caleb Brown paced the carpeted floor of Atlanta’s Uptown Studios, directly next door to the city’s historic Stankonia compound. He was 18 years old then, just in from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, fresh out of high school and hosting a room full of journalists he’d never met.