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If you're worried about the bond between the members of the Wu-Tang Clan breaking, RZA says it's all good.

André 3000 has remained one of Hip-Hop’s revered lyricists and each scant appearance he’s made over the years is nothing short of an event. If those fans are hoping for new music in the near future, it appears that Three Stacks isn’t giving his focus to that part of his artistry at the moment.

While you may disagree with his fashion choices Pharrell Williams is still one of the culture’s  biggest voices. He recently opened up about one the most critical points of his career.

For three albums strong, the potent duo of Killer Mike and El-P, collectively known as Run The Jewels, have not only revived their careers for an incredible second leg, but also sparked a strong friendship between the two. With three years removed since their last project, the pair are hard at work on a new […]

Kanye West and Rick Rubin connected back in 2013 for West’s Yeezus project, with the legendary producer serving in the executive producer role.  A recently snapped paparazzi photo showed the pair together outside a studio in Calabas, California, which might signal new music soon to come on the horizon.

In Rick Rubin and Malcolm Gladwell's new "Broken Record" podcast, it came out that Jay-Z heard Eminem's "Walk On Water" and urged Beyoncé to do the hook.


For those that care, Justin Bieber got roasted last night. But in Hip-Hop related news that will have you questioning the status of the temperature in hell, the Beebs’ new album will reportedly be blessed with production from Rick Rubin and Kanye West.

Calvin Klein photoshop f*ckery aside, Justin Bieber is aiming to be taken seriously this year. Musically, at least.

Rick Rubin famously started Def Jam Records in his NYU dorm room. Thirty years later, his return to the exact same room, and the creation of the seminal record label, has been documented in film. 

Noisey’s Back & Forth series returns with their most accomplished duo yet–Russell Simmons and Rick Rubin. In part one, the music industry legends discuss the humble beginnings of Def Jam Records on the 30th anniversary of the label’s founding.

What’s in a name? Well if you’re a public personality, celebrity or musician, fans and in many instances, family know you for what you’ve chosen to call yourself.

BBC 1’s Zane Lowe managed to speak with renowned, yet reclusive, Def Jam founder, producer, among other things, Rick Rubin, for a hour long interview. Topics included, but weren’t limited to his work with Russell Simmons, working with the likes of The Beastie Boys, Kanye West, and Eminem, and more.