The music world suffered yet another untimely blow as Philadelphia R&B and Soul legend Billy Paul died over the weekend. Paul, who enjoyed a series of highs and lows in his long career, was 81 at the time of his passing.

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Philly MC Freeway was diagnosed with kidney failure and rushed to the hospital for emergency dialysis treatment in September 2015, sending shockwaves though the Hip-Hop community. Now, he is sharing his experience in a new documentary.


Here’s something you don’t hear everyday: a Philly boxer busted in a gay threesome porno, says he was drugged and he’s actually a ladies man. Yusaf Mack, an engaged father of 10, sounds a little confused about what it means to actually love sexing women, but that’s neither here nor there.


The iconic Philadelphia International Records sign outside of the Sound Of Philadelphia building will be removed on Wednesday (Oct. 15), marking the end of an era.  The label’s building, owned by legendary songwriters Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff and Thom Bell, was sold this week and will make way for a hotel and condominium project.

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The City of Brotherly Love has more to offer than a rich history, water ice, and cheesesteaks. At least that’s what we gather from our latest Bangin Candy selection, Lira Galore.


The Roots have been ambassadors for Philadelphia in Hip-Hop and world culture overall since hitting the scene with 1993 debut Organix!. The City of Brotherly Love recently implored a bit of reciprocity to the hometown heroes by dedicating a mural to them in their honor on the corner of Broad Street and South Street.

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Damn Beans! 2013 is not bringing much good news to Beanie Sigel these days.

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A few nights ago, an unfortunate shooting that occurred outside of French Montana’s tour bus after a Philadelphia show deferred attention from the damn good concert the Bronx native put on prior to the incident. During his performance at the Theatre of Living Arts, the “Pop That” rapper surprised fans by bringing out Meek Mill to run […]


Since his well publicized beef with Meek Mill, Cassidy has been propelled back into the public eye. Now it’s on him to capitalize on his re-found “fame,” and thus far some of the Philly MC’s decisions have been questionable. We see you “Condom Style.” You can be the judge of Cassidy’s latest venture with fellow […]

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Meek Mill has been allowed to leave the country. A judge has granted the Philly rapper the opportunity to tour Canada next month, All Hip Hop reports. The trek will be short-lived, kicking off in Montreal in late February, and wrapping up in Vancouver four days later.

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With “R.A.I.D.” doing numbers in the blogosphere, Cassidy called up to DJ Caesar of Philly’s Hot 107.9 this morning to clarify the “beef” between him and Meek Mill. During the phone conversation, the “I’m a Hustla” MC discusses where the beef stemmed from, how surprised he was by Meek’s decision to diss him on “Repo,” and more.

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Meek Mill may be embroiled in a war of words with Cassidy, but that’s not stopping his focus. MMG’s Philly native has released the cover art for his forthcoming Dreamchasers 3 mixtape.