West Coast veteran Coolio may not have the drawing power he once had, but it hasn’t seemed to diminish his charitable spirit. After playing a show in the city of Preston in England, Coolio decided to visit the college dorm of fans to hang out, play a little music, and even filmed an episode of […]
DJ Mustard is officially down with The Roc. The West Coast producer signed a management deal with Jay’s growing Roc Nation imprint, a publicist for the rapper confirmed to Hip-Hop Wired Monday (April 29).
Los Angeles has lost famed Hip-Hop station, 93.5 KDAY— again. The station will be switching its format from Hip-Hop (old school and new) to an all Chinese language format.
Obey Giant artist Shepard Fairey and West Coast Hip-Hop photographer Mike Miller have joined forces to work on a collaborative project featuring one of the most influential rap artists ever. Eazy-E, founder of N.W.A (N***az Wit Attitudes), is the featured subject of Fairey’s and Miller’s combined efforts titled “Compton’s Most Wanted” – resulting in a stirring […]
In a whirlwind six years, California rap trio Pac Div – also known as Pacific Division – has released four critically-acclaimed, album-worthy mixtapes, an EP and two full-length projects. Even with the wealth of material found on the Internets and online stores, the MCs Like, Mibbs and BeYoung are floating far too below the radar.
Hip-Hop and dope sneakers have a relationship that goes back as far as the inception of the culture itself. Since the fly and flashy era of the ‘80s rappers have made it a point to be seen sporting nothing less than the latest in urban footwear. Some even paid homage to their latest foot fetish […]
It’s do or die for Dom Kennedy. With the release of his 6th project, adding to a solid catalog, the Cali MC proves he can live up to the hype earned with releases like 25th Hour and FutureStreet/DrugSound. Boasting star studded guest verses from Kendrick Lamar, Freddie Gibbs, Rick Ross, Too $hort and production from Chase […]
Dom Kennedy will be releasing The Yellow Album today at 8pm EST tonight, but before that he shows us how a day in sunny L.A. is like. “My Type Of Party,” shows a fun loving Dom with the homies and some some pretty ladies having a grand ol’ time. A few months back, Dom talked […]
Much can be said about the Leimert Park veteran. His recent releases have failed to meet up the enormous expectations created by his FutureStreet/DrugSounds project that elevated Dom Kennedy from just another rapper to potential star. With the release of the Yellow Album, Dom plans to quiet the naysayers with a revamped sound and fulfill […]