Money Man is miles away from home but he’s looking awfully comfortable, perched high on a barstool in the lounge at the posh Intercontinental Hotel Times Square. There are suited businessmen on either side of the bar, nursing whiskey drinks in short glasses. But the Decatur rapper is stone sober, focused on knocking out one […]

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Conditions in inner city neighborhoods across the United States, though different in make up, have very comparable traits. The pressures of poverty, violence, and systematic oppression all seem inherent, but we counter that by asking, how does one get a momentary release from the life? In comes, 12 O’Clock Boys, a documentary on Baltimore’s dirt bike […]

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Big Sean is currently enjoying his first ever GRAMMY weekend as a nominated artist. While on the red carpet, Sean Don spoke with Rap-Up about the progress of his album, Hall Of Fame.

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The Hip-Hop Wired crew traveled down to Miami, Florida a few weeks ago to get up with famed photographer Derick G. Derick G. is a behind the scenes photographer for the YMCMB crew and has shot for many people including Snoop Dogg, DJ Khaled, Lil’ Wayne, Drake and more. In this video, Derick G. talks about […]

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The Hip-Hop generation in 2012 is as gluttonous as any genre in music. Today’s successful MC is one who can stay relevant in all facets including great music, social media awareness, touring, and so on. However, the downside about that is one day you can be on top of the world and the next day we […]

The saying goes that good things come for those that wait and Fabolous’ continued pushbacks are building up to be a massive payoff for the upcoming mixtape There Is No Competition Part 2: The Funeral Service. With the tape originally planned for release on Christmas Day, Fab has stated that his influence from Drake’s So […]