Nas, News

In honor of the 10-year anniversary of J Dilla’s death, Nas has announced a new album from the celebrated producer to be released on his Mass Appeal imprint next month. God’ Son’s revealed the LP, titled The Diary, on Beats 1 radio this morning (Feb. 18), reports Complex.

News, Talib Kweli

“Lost Tape”-esque compilations are a revered part of Hip-Hop lure and Talib Kweli slipped in the mix late last night Train of Thought: Lost Lyrics, Rare Releases & Beautiful B-Sides Vol.1.

Features, GALLERY, News, PHOTO OPS

Established in 1996 by Bryan Brater and Jarret Meyer, Rawkus Records was once the prime outlet for underground Hip-Hop during a time when shiny suits, jewelry and large marketing budgets ran rampant in the music biz. No shots, of course. Many of your favorite rapper’s favorite rappers jumpstarted their careers with Rawkus. Besides a steady […]


Birdman, Mac Miller, Waka Flocka, Roscoe Dash & More Talk NFL Playoffs   After an off-season lockout, a full NFL season was completed and the road to the Super Bowl has begun. With the 2012 NFL Playoffs here, that means bets will be made and money will be lost. As always, if your team has made the […]


The day of reckoning is slowly approaching and the time will come when the fake is gone and all that stands is the real when it relates to Hip-Hop. With a decade since their debut album, Train Of Thought, fans of Talib Kweli and DJ Hi-Tek, the collective known as Reflection Eternal will have to […]

mos def, News

While many look at the state of New York and automatically think to themselves music and the shift of rap, others look at the grand picture and take a glimpse at the actual communities that inhabit the Big Apple.  As some speak on the preservation of the craft of Hip Hop and bringing it back […]