Evan Haddix

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Every Grammy-Winning Best Rap Album Ranked From Worst to Best

Tyler, the Creator is making it no secret that he wants to win Best Rap Album for his excellent full-length <i>Flower Boy</i> at the 60th Annual Grammy …

Hip-Hop’s Middle Class Is Disappearing — And It’s Leaving Rap In A Rut

All genres go through ebbs and flows. Pop, rock, R&B, soul, funk, jazz, punk, metal, disco — they’ve all been through this, and so has everything in between. Right now, even though rap and hip-hop edged out rock to become the most popular genre in America, it’s been starting to feel like the it has …

Rap & Hip-Hop

‘Not one drop’ of Poland Spring bottled water is from a spring, lawsuit claims

Poland Spring, the country’s best-selling bottled water, is “a colossal fraud,” according to a class-action lawsuit.<p>The lawsuit, filed last week in Connecticut, alleges that instead of spring water, parent company Nestle Water North America has been selling billions of gallons of groundwater to its …

Poland Spring

Drake's Eight-Year-Long Run on Billboard Has Ended, and That's a Good Thing

The age of Champagne Papi is over, it's time for Vacation Drake.<p>You know that Drake is big, but putting his success into metrics makes it all the more apparent. Since the release of "Best I Ever Had" in 2009, Drake (as both a solo and featured artist) has not left the Billboard Hot 100. Until now, …

Hear Lil Wayne's Confident, Upbeat New Song 'Like a Man'

Lil Wayne teamed up with his longtime recording engineer/producer ONHEL on the new track "Like a Man," an uptempo broadside that surfaced on …

The 10 Best Booty Songs, Ranked

Before we get going, let me preface this entire piece with two words: Fight me.<p>Ahem.<p>Ass anthems. Booty songs. Shake jams. Butt bumpers. No matter …

Eminem is NOT in my Top 10 Lyricists.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>1</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) Its amazing to me that no matter what kind of discussion is being had regarding hip hop Eminem is a …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The revelation that Fox News made contact with the White House over a false and malicious story could spell trouble for the network – and the president<p>In the early hours of Sunday 10 July 2016, Seth Rich, a 27-year-old digital campaigner with the Democratic National Committee, was walking home …

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You're Not Paying Attention to New York's Most Exciting New Rap Scene

Bobby Shmurda's imprisonment left a hole, but his influence is being felt more than ever in the music of new artists like Sheff G and Blixky Boys.<p>New York has been clamoring for a new rap scene. Three years ago, Bobby Shmurda and his GS9 crew lit up the city's streets with a rare kind of buzz, …

Why the leaked presidential transcripts are so frightening

The Post’s latest bombshell has dropped:<p>The Post has obtained transcripts of Trump’s talks with Peña Nieto and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.Produced by White House staff, the documents provide an unfiltered glimpse of Trump’s approach to the diplomatic aspect of his job, subjecting …

2 Chainz Explained to Me Why Lil Wayne Is so Important

"Duffle Bag Boy" sold 2 million ringtones and changed rap in the process. And that's just part of it, according to Tity Boi.<p><b>Day 310: "Duffle Bag Boy" feat. Lil Wayne – Playaz Circle, Supply & Demand, 2007</b><p>The best Lil Wayne song is "Duffle Bag Boy," which is in fact a Playaz Circle song. "Duffle Bag …

Say hello to a post-America world

In London last week, I met a Nigerian man who succinctly expressed the reaction of much of the world to the United States these days. “Your country has gone crazy,” he said, with a mixture of outrage and amusement. “I’m from Africa. I know crazy, but I didn’t ever think I would see this in America.”<p>…

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Half Our Body's Atoms Could Have Come From Outside The Galaxy

We are all made of stars.<p>New research suggests up to half the matter in the Milky Way – including the atoms that make up all of us – could have come …

How Vince Staples rapped his way out of gang life

By rights, Vince Staples should be out living a baller lifestyle, right now.<p>The Long Beach, Calif., native experienced a childhood without his father …

‘It’s not my thing’: A history of Trump’s shifting relationship with the LGBT community

For decades leading up to President Trump’s Wednesday tweets announcing a ban on transgender people in the military, the businessman-turned-politician has approached the LGBT community on nonideological terms.<p>Trump’s relationships with LGBT people, and his evolving positions on issues, have been …

Did Meek Mill Take Subliminal Shots At Drake On “1942 Flows”?

Just when Meek Mill seemed to be wiping the slate clean he apparently threw some more shade at his Canadian rival, Drake. On his latest LP <i>Wins & …

Scientists build DNA from scratch to alter life's blueprint

NEW YORK (AP) — At Jef Boeke's lab, you can whiff an odor that seems out of place, as if they were baking bread here.But he and his colleagues are …

People Are Now Getting Free Weed to Pick Up Trash

A local dispensary in Maine recently traded residents a gram for each trash bag they filled with litter after being inspired by a similar "gifting" scheme in Colorado.<p>Over the weekend, dozens of people in Gardiner, Maine, jumped at the chance to spend their Saturday picking up trash around the …

Check This Previously Unreleased Mobb Deep Track

"What You Think” features a sample from the late Biggie Smalls.<p>It's been a little over a month since the hip-hop world lost one of its most talented lyricists when Mobb Deep's Prodigy died at the age of 42. Yesterday, DJ Absolut, as part of his #MixtapeMondays series, released "What You Think," a …

Scaramucci is slicker than Spicer. But no better.

Someone should tell the White House’s new communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, that going on TV to defend whatever President Trump tweeted isn’t how he should spend his time. For starters, that’s not the communications director’s job (which might suggest neither he nor his boss understands …

Hip-hop is bigger than rock music for the first time, thanks to nobody buying albums

“Change—shit, I guess change is good for any of us,” Tupac raps at the start of one of his most beloved singles, recorded in 1995 and released the following year after his death. Back then, rap, hip-hop, and R&B were still subcultures, brimming with loyal followers but lagging just below the …

Rap & Hip-Hop

It's Probably the Best New Music Friday™ of the Year So Far

Delight in new albums from Lana Del Rey, Dizzee Rascal, and more.<p>Most New Music Fridays tend to have one standout album from the bunch that inevitably end up sharing a release date every week, but today is different. Friday 21 July is positively bursting at the seams with excellent new music, with …

Listen & Download Tyler, The Creator's Incredible New Album 'Flower Boy'

<b>Tyler, The Creator</b>'s much-anticipated new album <i>Flower Boy</i> is here! Leading up to the project, Tyler was 3/3 on the outstanding singles he previously …

New Albums

Best Tracks of the Week: Chance The Rapper, Little Simz & More

Another week, another bounty of delectable music. Though we have been given tastes of their respective full-lengths out today, both Tyler, The …

Drugs Are Bad, M’Kay: Meek Mill Says He Was Gone Off Lean When He Took His Suicidal Career Jab At Drake

Wenn PhotosMeek Mill Details Drug Addiction During Nicki Minaj Relationship & Drake BeefMeek Mill is doing a promo tour for his new album and opening …

Finally, Meek Mill Is Ready to Win

For years now, Meek Mill has expressed and stressed his all-consuming obsession with dreams. It’s his motif. There’s <i>Dreams and Nightmares</i>, his 2012 …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Meek Mill Admits To Being "Out Of Control" During Beef With Drake

New York, New York – Philly rapper Meek Mill revealed a more mature side during an interview Friday (July 21) with Hot 97’s <i>Ebro In The Morning</i> and …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Q&A: Meek Mill talks new album, feuds and film endeavors

ATLANTA (AP) — Meek Mill faced scrutiny during his highly-publicized rap feud with Drake and relationship with former girlfriend Nicki Minaj.<p>Some may think Mill lost in both situations, especially after Drake's Grammy-nominated diss track "Back to Back." But the Philadelphia-bred rapper doesn't …

Rap & Hip-Hop

At FYF Fest and elsewhere, hip-hop embraces middle age

At last month's BET Awards, rapper and Internet talk-show host Joe Budden got into a highly publicized tiff with the members of Migos after he walked out of his own red-carpet interview with that Atlanta hip-hop trio.<p>What exactly had so irritated Budden, a blustering East Coast traditionalist best …