2012

Behind the scenes footage of last year’s superjam at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival with D’Angelo and the Roots is finally here and it’s quite enlightening. Questlove details how the event, which culminated in the enigmatic D’Angelo’s first U.S. performance in a dozen years, came to be.

T.I. cracked the Top 3 on the Billboard charts this week with his latest comeback album, Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head. 

The world was supposed to end today, but in case you woke up today, J. Cole dropped this new record called “2012.”

Last night, the highly controversial 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards made it’s debut last night. Despite all of the issues surrounding the event, what real fans came to see were the cyphers and the stand out performances. 

As the sleeves get longer and the leaves start falling, it’s apparent that the Summer has come to an end. In Hip-Hop, next to the 4th quarter and the end of the year, the Summer is arguably the most important time period in music as far as rappers are concerned. From Jay-Z to Rick Ross […]

Jay-Z, along with Rihanna and Coldplay helped close out the 2012 London Paralympics this past weekend. The God MC joined the Chris Martin led band at the events closing ceremonies and spit some brand new bars over the bands song, “Paradise.” The three-hour party at the packed 80,000-seat stadium in East London capped off the […]

2 Chainz wasn’t the only urban artist to make his debut at the 2012 Video Music Awards last night. Odd Future’s Frank Ocean took the stage on a fiery set to perform his hit single, “Thinkin ‘Bout You.” With a single electric guitar strumming along to Frank’s crooning, he delivered a heartfelt (yet, sometimes pitchy) […]

At first, the 2012 Video Music Awards were looking pretty slim on the rap side of things. That’s changed pretty fast. MTV just announced that Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, A$AP Rocky and 2 Chainz are all set to hit the stage at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards. Lil Wayne, who just dropped his new […]

Frank Ocean will be making his MTV Video Music Awards performing debut on September 6th in Los Angeles. Joining him will be Grammy award winning, multi-platinum selling singer, Rihanna. Ocean and Rihanna join One Direction, Taylor Swift,
 Green Day
 and Pink
, as performers on the annual show which will air from the Staples Center in Downtown Los Angeles, California. […]

Day two of Guerilla Union’s Rock The Bells saw the fabled concert series bring out a myriad of Hip-Hop legends and today’s biggest stars all in one place. Wiz Khalifa, Pusha T, Murs & Fashawn shared the stage with rappers like Nas, Big Daddy Kane, DJ Quik, Salt & Pepa and more. Day one’s performances included the […]

It’s that time of year again. Rock the Bells is back, and this year’s line-up is bigger than ever. RTB jumps off Saturday (Aug. 18), at the N.O.S Events Center in San Bernardino, Calif. Featuring three stages, over 20 acts are billed to perform including the likes of J. Cole, DMX, Eve, Yelawolf, 2 Chainz, […]

It’s a DMV thing as Caddy Da Don and Fat Trel take it to the strip club for “Heavy 2012.” The Baltimore and DC natives respectively keep it geechee on this track as they talk big while surrounded by some big rumps in what looks like Stadium night club in DC. Caddy Da Don’s new […]