Raheem Devaughn and Wes Felton are veteran performers from the vastly underrated DMV music scene, both taking solo paths after initially joining as a formidable duo early in their careers. The brothers in music have joined forces once more as The CrossRhodes with their new single “Footprints On The Moon, and their message couldn’t be […]

Freddie Gibbs has been borderline maniacal with the bars, decimating each and every beat he lays vocal on like the evil genius of rap. After taking Kanye West’s “No More Parties In LA” to task, the ESGN general returns with The Beat Bully-produced “Money, Cash, Hoes.”

Freddie Gibbs, during an appearance on NPR’s Microphone Check podcast, said he’s lyrically comparable to highly lauded MCs Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole. The ESGN spitter didn’t hesitate to release new bars to back his claims, returning today with two new tracks.

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To say that we’re excited to hear what The Roots cooked up on their upcoming …and then you shoot your cousin album would be an understatement. Our anticipation was heightened by a new track titled “Tomorrow.”

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Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr., president and CEO of the Hip Hop Caucus, has launched the “Act On Climate Campus Tour,” which puts focus on environmental issues featuring entertainers and other prominent figures. Despite the good intentions of the tour, last week a Fox News analyst threw a series of cheap shots towards the organizers of […]

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A track like this is needed whether it’s during Black History Month or otherwise. The self proclaimed Love King, Raheem Devaughn delivers that Sunday soul on a Tuesday afternoon via a track affectionately titled “Final Call (Savior’s Day).”


Although Asheru may not be be a household name for some, fans of the popular The Boondocks television series certainly know his voice from the show’s theme song. A longtime veteran of Washington D.C.‘s “DMV” Hip-Hop scene, the rapper, activist and educator makes a return with his latest project, Sleepless In Soweto.

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Q Parker of former Bad Boy group 112 drops a remix for the leading sultry cut from The MANual, “Yes,“ featuring LL Cool J and fellow crooner Raheem DeVaughn.

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The grind never stops for Legendary Roots Crew lyricist Black Thought, who revealed a few projects he’s planning to release this year in an interview with The Über Urban. The news includes a forthcoming solo album, tentatively titled The Talented Mr. Trotter, as well as an autobiography/memoir, film, and a few surprising collaborations in the fashion […]

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Summer Games: The Kid With The Golden Pen as we know it wasn’t the project The Kid Daytona intended to give fans. As the story goes, the New York bred spitter actually recorded the mixtape while visiting Europe this past summer, but the airline lost the bag containing the hard drive with all of his song files during his travels back […]

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Kendrick Lamar took a visit to the Raheem Devaughn show to speak to the songwriter/radio host about the making of good kid, m.A.A.d. city and his career progress to this point. “It was a real great experience, man. Tapping into old feelings and new emotions as well,” Kendrick said when asked about making this album. “There is […]

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JAMLA‘s leading lady, Rapsody gives us a preview of things to come with her new single, “NonFiction.” The North Carolina MC stuck to the formula of success by keeping her sound in-house, as 9th Wonder blessed the track with his patented boom-bap production. Raheem Devaughn inner crooner is on full display on the chorus, and TDE‘s own Ab-Soul […]