2023 has been a bittersweet year for Prince Paul. The pioneer discusses the passing of Dave Trugoy, De La Soul and more in a new interview. 


Lil Nas X has dominated the charts in 2019 with two hit singles and has become an icon of the LGBTQ community in the process. In an interview with CBS This Morning, the “Old Town Road” star shares his journey in music, coming out, and much more.


The hilarious comedian and actor JB Smoove sits down with an exclusive chat with FADER to discuss Curb Your Enthusiasm, Def Comedy Jam & More.

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Nicki Minaj lands the first cover of The New York Times' T Magazine seven-part series, "The Greats," which hits stands on Oct. 22.

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Dee-1 is one of the few rappers to walk it like he talks it, and he definitely uses his platform to promote a positive message towards his fans. Recently as a guest on The Real, the New Orleans artist told the hosts of the program about his pledge to remain celibate before marriage and much […]

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DOOM, better known by the masses as MF DOOM, is still hailed as one of the best pure lyricists ever by most Hip-Hop fans. Although the metal-faced supervillain has been keeping a relatively low profile, DOOM promises a 2016 return to music along with a warning to those who might be doubting him.

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Wu-Tang Clan standout Method Man has been in the news lately after a slight public disagreement between he and the RZA kicked off over the release of the one-of-a-kind Once Upon A Time album. Tical visited the studios of Hot 97 and chopped it up a bit, sharing details on his movie career, his crew, […]

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Gemini’s are renowned for their two-sided personas but Pharoahe Monch, a Scorpio, possesses the undisputed duality of being one of Hip-Hop’s best raw talents as well as one its biggest enigmas.


Lil Kim has the resilience of a boxer with an iron jaw. Since her release from prison stemming from perjury charges in 2006, Biggie’s former lieutenant has constantly fielded criticism about her appearance and the future of her career. With nearly three million followers on all her social media networks, her fans, like the self-proclaimed […]

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Raekwon is continuing to make his rounds in the media not limited to the realms of Hip-Hop. The other day, he and Cuban Linx co-star, Ghostface Killah played trivia with Regis Philbin on Fox Sports and later that evening, he had his first dine-in experience with sushi.

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Homos-xuality is quickly becoming one of the hot button issues that will effect this years upcoming presidential election, down there with legalization of marijuana, immigration, and the ever decaying economy. Pharrell’s iamOTHER, which is a series that he created as a celebration of the extraordinary, asks if homos-xuality has a place in Hip-Hop, society, and […]