For most music lovers, the cover art is the visual gateway to their sonic sojourn. Before the first beat drops or word is uttered, that first impression is often the packaging for the album or cassette. Album art in itself often tells a story and sets the tone for the auditory journey. While the cover […]
Origin Info For Your Favorite Hip-Hop Hits Of Today There’s an old saying “There’s nothing new under the sun”, which we often write off as a figure of speech. However, when you recognize something you’re almost certain you’ve seen or heard before, there’s comfort in that familiarity. While we appreciate the creativity that drives art […]
Jadakiss and Dave East connect for a special edition episode of the popular interview series.
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 […]
It was pretty cool seeing two generations of Hip-Hop artists chop it up and compare and contrast their styles.
Urban One founder Cathy Hughes has been named one of "50 Greatest Hip-Hop Executives of All Time" by 'Variety.'
For the 50th anniversary of Hip-Hop, Hip-Hop Wired compiled 50 songs that hopefully capture the evolution and impact of 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."
Though people aren't lining up to purchase these Hip-Hop MetroCards like they did with the Biggie joint last year (that was damn near an impossible copp), we're sure those who do get one or two of these will still ultimately end up hopping the turnstile and becoming yet another fair evader in the subway transit system.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced the launch of a series of block parties celebrating the 50th anniversary of Hip-Hop. Eric B and KRS-One were on hand at the press conference announcing the events on Thursday.
The Rock The Bells Festival is adding two powerful groups to its lineup - Run DMC and The Roots. The Roots will back up LL Cool J for his set with DJ Z-Trip, and Run DMC will be performing in their home borough on what's regarded as their farewell tour.
Amazon Music has announced the launch of '50 & Forever,' a series of livestream events celebrating the influence of Hip-Hop culture as it celebrates its 50th anniversary in August. The weekly series will feature content streamed live globally over its Twitch channel, including special City Session concert performances and in-depth discussions.