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Run the Jewels – Run the World Tour [News]

November 3, 2016 by


As anticipation for their forthcoming RTJ3 album continues to mount, megalithic rap duo Run the Jewels have announced their first full scale North American headlining tour since 2015. The “Run the World” tour kicks off mid-January in Philadelphia and continues through to the end of February, with stops in veritably every major city in the US along the way. Support for […]

Phife’s Family Set to Publicly Unveil Newly Renamed Street in Queens [News]

October 31, 2016 by


Queens, NY–The family of Malik ‘Phife’ Taylor will unveil the co-naming of a portion of Linden Boulevard at 192nd Street in the St. Albans neighborhood of Queens on Saturday, November 19th at 1:00pm EST.  This celebration will take place one day before his birthday.  The corner of the site where the classic “Check the Rhyme” video was filmed, and recent A Tribe Called Quest mural is displayed, will now bare the name […]

Grime-n & Starfunkle – Sushi Breaks [EP]

October 30, 2016 by


Break records are being released at an astounding rate. Yet most of the sounds and samples used are just the same recycled material from the last dozen break albums. This leaves the DJ who is looking for new material to create with, disappointed. That is…until the arrival of Grime-n & Starfunkle’s Sushi Breaks, a break record […]

Dee-1 – No Car Note [Video] + Partnership with Sallie Mae, Tour & $5,000 Giveaway! [News]

October 24, 2016 by


Dee-1 is taking his passion for financial literacy to the next level with his new partnership with Sallie Mae. Following the success of “Sallie Mae Back,” in which Dee-1 raps about finally becoming financially free from student loans, the New Orleans star will be embarking on a nationwide college tour sponsored by the student loan company.  Dee-1’s Knowledge For College Tour with […]

E-40 Announces Double AlbumThe D-Boy Diary Books 1 & 2, Out November 18th [News]

October 13, 2016 by


Rhyming with spectacular vernacular and still making hits nearly four decades into his rap career, each release by Vallejo, California’s E-40 further cements his status as a Hip-Hop legend. Today, E-40 announces that The D-Boy Diary: Books 1 & 2, his 26th and 27th solo releases, will hit the streets on November 18th. With 42 tracks spread across two albums, with […]

Zion I – The Labyrinth Tour [News]

October 9, 2016 by


On the heals of the consciousness raising track and video “Tech $” and mixtape, ‘Stay Woke,’ Oakland-based hip-hop artist Zion I (aka Zumbi) is finally ready to drop his new album, The Labyrinth, on October 27, 2016 (Mind Over Matter Records). The project features guest homies, Deuce Eclipse and Codnay Holiday. Production is shared by Ariano, Mikos the Gawd, Teeko and Decap. On […]

CunninLynguists – The Doombox West Coast Tour [News]

October 7, 2016 by


The Doombox West Coast tour is officially underway! We kicked things off yesterday with special guests Sadistik, Psalm One, and Sam Roberts in Las Vegas. Catch us making our way up the coast towards Seattle.

Gucci Mane Teams up With Al Pacino, James Franco and More For New Film, “The Trap”

October 2, 2016 by


  Nobody has been busier the last few months than Gucci Mane following his release from prison after serving two years. The Atlanta rapper just revealed his newest and seemingly most ambitious project, a role in a feature film. The film, titled “The Trap”, will see Gucci star alongside Al Pacino, Benicio del Toro and […]

James Blake – Timeless ft. Vince Staples [Song] + Fall Tour [News]

September 6, 2016 by


JAMES BLAKE has released a new version of “Timeless”featuring Vince Staples. The Long Beach rapper delivers an undeniable cameo, firing off his impressive and inimitable signature bars. It adds another dimension to the soulful and sharp track from BLAKES third full length album The Colour In Anything.

Questlove and Pandora are joining forces [News]

August 30, 2016 by


Pandora (NYSE:P), the go-to music source for fans and artists, today announced it will partner with Questlove to premiere Questlove Supreme, a raw and ingenious three-hour show curated and produced by the four-time GRAMMY winner. The show will be a weekly ride through the global musical landscape featuring adventurous music selections, compelling conversations and revealing […]