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That Time Nas Joined Murder Inc. For Like Two Months in 2002

Ja Rule was on top of the world in the early 2000s. Was the lone wolf of the rap game, Nas, really aligning with Murder Inc.? It was compared to Pac joining Death Row.<p><i>Old Rap Shit is a column dedicated to unearthing the bizarre corners only found in the weird and wild history of hip-hop.</i><p>2002 was a …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Bet You Didn’t Know Cam’ron Introduced Lil Wayne to Young Jeezy

Believe it or not, there's more to the pairing than "Suck It or Not."<p><b>Day 267: "Suck It or Not" feat. Lil Wayne – Cam'ron,</b> <b>Killa Season</b><b>, 2006</b><p>On Monday I talked to Cam'ron about his new single, "D.I.A.," which was released yesterday. In that interview, Cam discussed his cinematic ambitions and his …

“Hip-Hop Is A Huge Equalizer”: Young Entrepreneurs Get Business Inspiration From The Music Industry

Philadelphia’s Institute of Hip Hop Entrepreneurship takes best practices honed by successful music moguls and imparts them to young founders who have been shut out of more traditional business education.<p>At the Institute of Hip Hop Entrepreneurship in Philadelphia, traditional business school …

Tupac Shakur’s Top 20 Songs

Tupac Shakur<p><i>Top Songs is a feature in which we definitively handpick the very best songs in an artist or band’s catalog. Sounds simple, right? Oh, if</i> …

90s R&B Still Reigns Supreme in 2017 - VICE Video: Documentaries, Films, News Videos

Nas Breaks Down Hip-Hop Classic 'It Ain't Hard To Tell' With Harvard Poetry Professor

<b>Nas Breaks Down Hip-Hop Classic ‘It Ain’t Hard To Tell’ With Harvard Poetry Professor</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>In April of 1994, Queens artist Nas released what …

The Truth Behind Tupac Shakur's 1996 Murder: 'It Was Simple Retaliation,' Reveals an LAPD Source

Tupac Shakur was one of hip-hop’s brightest stars, enriching the genre with a blend of poetic wit and gritty realism. When he was gunned down in a …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Ice Cube Gets Hollywood Star, Thanks All 'Who Helped Me Get Here'

The rapper-turned-actor received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame during a ceremony on Monday.<p>Rapper-turned-actor Ice Cube received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday and thanked everyone who helped his career in music and movies.<p>Friends and family attended the ceremony on Hollywood …

Ice Cube

Straight Outta Compton

Warning: This isn't some chump change Sundance indie movie about the rap group NWA. Nor is it a should-have-gone-straight-to-DVD after-thought about hip-hop culture. This is a full-fledged, big-budget looking homage to the L.A. rap scene, that smartly, emotionally and historically capsulizes the …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Gold isn't a safe haven anymore

Something strange is happening in the gold market. It used to be the first place investors rushed to in a crisis, but that's changing.<p>An analyst note from Barclays shows investors pulled money from financial derivatives based on the gold price, even as the Greek debt crisis reached its peak in June.<p>…

Listen to With You. Feat. Vince Staples, “Ghost” - XXL

Fans of Vince Staples who are used to the rapper spitting gritty street tales over dark production will be surprised by "Ghost," his collab with …

Vince Staples

The Return Of Mike Lowrey: Sony Confirms 'Bad Boys' 3 AND 4! | HOT 97 | #1 For Hip Hop

Bad Boys is probably one of the greatest movies..... ever.<p>Ok maybe not, but it is one of the better action movie series in the past 20 years. It's …

EMINEM x Air Jordan 4 2015

Exclusive Look At The Upcoming Eminem x Air Jordan IV<p>August 5, 2015 by John Kim<p>4.52 / 5 <i>224 VOTES</i><p>Eminem’s partnerships with Nike and Jordan Brand are …

Shoes

Big Sean Performs 'One Man Can Change the World' on 'The View' - Rap-Up

Fresh off playing Madison Square Garden with J. Cole on the “Forest Hills Drive Tour,” Big Sean paid a visit to “The View” on Wednesday. As his proud …

J. Cole Sells Out Madison Square Garden! (Forest Hills Drive Tour) Video

Every once in a while, someone digs far back enough to share a tweet J. Cole sent out 6 years ago, celebrating his 502nd follower. He now has in …

J. Cole

Meek Mill Debuts New Drake Diss Verse On "Pinkprint Tour"

Meek Mill dissed Drake in a new verse at the Charlotte, North Carolina stop of “The Pinkprint Tour” yesterday (August 4), Complex reports.<p>In a clip …

Kendrick Lamar Visits & Performs at New Jersey High School

After performing at HOT 97 Summer Jam in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Sunday night, Kendrick Lamar stayed in the Garden State for a special visit …

Police Deployed Tear Gas on Crowds Outside of Hot 97's Summer Jam

<b>UPDATE 6/9/2015:</b> <i>The Associated Press</i> is reporting that a total of 61 people were arrested at this year's Summer Jam festival in New Jersey, and a …

Kendrick Lamar Blows Teens' Minds, Hears Their Poetry at NJ High School

On Monday, only about 12 hours after he headlined Summer Jam a few miles west, Kendrick Lamar arrived at High Tech High School in North Bergen, New …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The Game Pokes Fun At Plies On Instagram

Just two weeks after ending his short-lived feud with Young Thug, it appears as though The Game has picked out his next target to poke jabs …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The Changing Face of Youth Subcultures

As anyone over the age of thirty knows, teens used to wear their taste on their sleeve. Punks dressed one way, emos the next, and hip hop enthusiasts …

Subculture

Slow It Down: The Notorious B.I.G.’s Best R&B Moments

The Notorious B.I.G.’s rugged street raps and brutally honest rhymes about surviving as a hustler are why he’s a hip-hop legend. But there’s way more …

The 10 best hip-hop and r'n'b tracks: April 2015

<b>Welcome back to Southern Hospitality’s monthly column.</b><p>Based in London and Los Angeles, Rob Pursey and Davey Boy Smith are onto new hip-hop and r’n’b …

#1 For Hip Hop

Rap & Hip-Hop

Oddisee Reveals He’s Produced a Song for Kendrick Lamar & J. Cole

Oddisee’s <i>The Good Fight</i> is bringing a lot of attention to the Diamond District cofounder. Despite the fact that he’s been making music on a large …

Rap & Hip-Hop

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Meet Big Boi's 14-Year-Old Protégé Malcolm White

After spending most of 2014 touring with Andre 3000 for their Outkast reunion, Big Boi returned to his Atlanta home and started craving a new …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Nas-Produced 'Fresh Dressed' Documentary Chronicles History of Fashion in Hip-Hop

The relationship between fashion and hip-hop has been well-observed rhetorically, but in terms of<p>The relationship between fashion and hip-hop has been well-observed rhetorically, but in terms of documentaries, the coverage is less thorough. The latest from culture-chronicling director Sacha Jenkins …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Def Jam Executive No I.D. Is Behind Probably Half Your Favorite Rap Tracks

In his first act, Southside Chicago native Dion “No I.D.” Wilson produced the bulk of Common’s first three albums, including the “real hip-hop” …