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Information and truth are more important now than ever. For Che “Rhymefest” Smith, it is a part of the mental jewels he values the most, standing right alongside divine forgiveness and love.

News

The Hip-Hop 50th Block Festival went down in the Bronx, on Sedgwick Avenue where it all started, Saturday, Aug. 12, and we were on the scene. Iconic MC’s like Mr. Cheeks, Grandmaster Caz, KRS-One, Peter Gunz, Pete Rock & CL Smooth and more, and even NBA point guard Kyrie Irving, checked in to salute the […]

Music

Emerging on the scene in 1996, MC Ras Kass built a reputation for thoughtful tongue-in-cheek wordplay and heavy societal content with his iconic 1996 song, "Nature of the Threat."

In an interview, Daddy-O of Stetsasonic speaks at length about the fuel behind the "Stop Self-Destruction" movement that he and Chuck D of Public Enemy have launched. He talks about the plans for community engagement and how the movement will address drug use, gun violence and police brutality that's afflicting the world of Hip-Hop and the community overall.

Celebrity News

In September, J. Ivy released his sixth studio album 'The Poet Who Sat By The Door,' a nod to Sam Greenlee’s critically acclaimed book 'The Spook Who Sat By the Door.'

Television

The hit late-night talk show from Charlamagne Tha God returns to Comedy Central, and HipHopWired was on hand for the season premiere and got to talk to the host afterward for his insight on the direction for the season ahead.

News

Pete Rock is getting the Unsung treatment, and TV One understood the assignment. The renowned DJ, rapper and producer's come up gets detailed and he's still very much active in the culture.

News

Master P is a legendary rapper, businessman and philanthropist representing Hip-Hop culture, without question. The New Orleans native's life gets spotlighted in the latest episode of TV One's UNCENSORED, and he offers game for which smart business people would pay a King's ransom.

News

Grammy Award-winning producer and reality show personality Stevie J is next up to tell his story on TV One's hit series "Uncensored". He sat down for an interview with Hip-Hop Wired to talk about his experience and what keeps him motivated throughout everything.

Television

TV One's "Unsung" series returns on Sunday, March 6th with a look at the captivating R&B group Soul For Real, who made a mark for themselves on Uptown Records with the backing of Heavy D. and Andre Harrell. The episode looks back on their ascent to fame, and how they've navigated life and are creating new music as a group after their hiatus.

News

Married since 2009, rapper N.O.R.E., and his wife Neri Santiago say the key to their successful marriage is balance.