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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 […]

Dom Kennedy looks to go in a different direction from his previous efforts with the first single from his upcoming project titled The Yellow Album with “My Type Of Party”, the first single produced by Dahi Beats. Expect ‘The Yellow Album’ sometime in June.

ScHoolboy Q – “Sacrilegious” Official Video Top Dawg Ent. artist and Black Hippy member Schoolboy Q drops a new visual off of his HABITS & Contradictions project. Directed by Jermone D. Watch More New Videos Here

Slim The Mobster Ft. Nikkie Grier– “Dreaming” Official Video Dr. Dre’s newest protege Slim The Mobster delivers a new visual from his War Music project. Download War Music here and check the new video “Dreaming” below. Watch More New Videos Here