Jack Kolbe

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Suburban Destinesia EP

JUST LIKE THE MOVIES feat. Joey Purp, Knox Fortune, Towkio & Vic Mensa

Missy Elliott’s debut is still rap from another dimension

While Missy Elliott is finally getting her due as a feminist icon and role model for how to never lose your sense of self in the music industry, her debut album still doesn’t get the credit it deserves for not only progressing key facets of mainstream hip hop but doing so with a sound and style …

Spectrum

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Delusions

Tupac Shakur’s Top 20 Songs

5. “Holla If Ya Hear Me”<p><i>Strictly For My N.I.G.G.A.Z..</i>.<p>A protest song that’s also great for call-and-response in concert, “Holla If Ya Hear Me” is …

How Atlanta rappers used memes to crack the pop charts

<b>While Atlanta, GA has served as a well of inspiration for both hip-hop and mainstream pop, its stars have rarely been elevated to figurehead status.</b> …

All Eyez On Me review: Tupac Shakur biopic is an abysmal, sloppy, spirit-sapping marathon

<b>ALL EYEZ ON ME (MA15+)</b>

Tupac Shakur's tribute: Singer Mika Singh slammed for his 2 Shots song

Mika Singh drew criticism on social media for his Tupac Shakur (2Pac) tribute song titled 2 Shots.<p>Indian singer Mika Singh recently paid a tribute to …

The Grammys Will Introduce a Rap Review Committee for Next Year's Awards

The Grammys are making big changes to next year’s voting process. And some of hip-hop’s rising stars will likely benefit from them.<p>This week, the …

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

Delusions

The 50 Best Ambient Albums of All Time

“As ignorable as it is interesting.” That’s the classic definition of ambient music, stated by Brian Eno in 1978 on the sleeve notes to his album <i>Ambient 1:</i> <i>Music for Airports</i>. And he should know, since he basically invented the genre three years earlier with his album <i>Discreet Music</i>. But while Eno’s …

13 Times Hip-Hop Connected With NPR's Tiny Desk Concert Series - XXL

As an avid hip-hop fan, there's no experience quite like catching your favorite rapper live at a concert, giving a performance of the very songs that …

This "Jeopardy" Contestant Got Brutally Roasted For Guessing Kanye On A Lil Wayne Lyric

The gag is... the answer was in the clue. Poor, Alex.

Calvin Harris, Frank Ocean & Migos Formally Introduce Joint Single "Slide"

This song is going to be everywhere.<p>Late last month, Calvin Harris took to social media to tease a new record with Frank Ocean. Originally introduced via a snippet that primarily showcased Frank Ocean’s vocals, the song was later revealed as a collaboration with Migos member Offset thanks to yet …

Music

Dark Red

A Match Made in Hell: The Budding Bromance of Trump and Erdogan

<i>Istanbul—</i> “Your organization is terrible,” Donald Trump shouted at a CNN reporter at his January 11 news conference. “You are fake news.”<p>Pundits …

Little Simz Shares Welcome to Wonderland Tour Dates - XXL

Next month, Little Simz will travel across the Atlantic to begin the North American leg of her Welcome to Wonderland tour. The British rapper …

City Halls

Columbus Crew SC sign Ghanaian midfielder Mohammed Abu

Columbus Crew SC made an addition to their midfield on Tuesday, when they announced the signing of 25-year-old Ghanaian Mohammed Abu.<p>Abu comes to …

Soccer

Big Sean’s ‘Bounce Back’ Gives Him Another Gold Plaque For His Collection

Big Sean’s new album I Decided has large shoes to fill in terms of expectations, but he’s already proving that he’s capable of meeting them. The project’s first single, “Bounce Back,” has already been certified Gold after being initially released in late 2016. The Detroit native shared the news on …

Desiigner’s 'Timmy Turner' Goes Platinum - XXL

Desiigner has another platinum plaque to add to his collection. Desiigner's "Timmy Turner" single has officially been certified platinum by the RIAA …

Wifisfuneral and Kembe X Get Introspective on 'Lost My Mind' - XXL

Wifisfuneral is one of the best young MC's in the game right now. The Florida native has constantly been putting out top quality music and has seen …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Has Trap Music Lost Its Roots?

Depends on whom you ask<p>The other day, a video of typical internet ridiculousness was dropped into our Slack room. It showed a young boy dressed as a wizard, rapping about being the black Harry Potter. It went viral, partially because of its creativity and likely its ability to entertain. But its …

La Vie Est Trill: A Guide to the French Rap Scene

In the three decades since the genesis of hip-hop in France, it's grown to be more diverse, more mature, and to include a wide array of subgenres.<p><i>Over 30 years ago, rap music made its way through France. At first, it was considered as a tacky fad for 4th graders—if you'll recall H.I.P.H.O.P., the</i> …

Recap: Bledsoe’s career high leads Suns to 115-103 win over Raptors

For three quarters, the Toronto Raptors held the fort against the Phoenix Suns, taking a lead early in the 1st quarter and protecting it for an 85-82 …

NBA

Bledsoe posts very rare 40/13 game for franchise

When Phoenix Suns point guard Eric Bledsoe quietly posted career-high 40 points with 13 assists tonight in Toronto, nary a word passed among Suns …

Basketball

Jonwayne's Sobriety is a Powerful Testament to Music As Therapy

0<p>SHARES<p>Despite the title of his last project, Jonwayne is not retired—at least not anymore.<p>Since the release of <i>Rap Album One</i> in 2013 via the iconic</i> …

ILoveMakonnen: "Here's Some Old News to Break, I'm Gay"

0<p>SHARES<p>Earlier this week, Taylor Bennett announced on Twitter that he is bisexual. "I want to help others that struggle with the same issues," he …