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Top 50 Saddest Rap Songs (The Best Tracks) via HipHopRedux [Editorial]

May 13, 2016 by


Liam of HipHopRedux sent me this thorough hip hop article featuring the saddest rap songs out there. Can y’all think of any he missed? Check it out here.

The Drum Broker & Shopify – 907’s Own: The Untold Story of the Alaskan Hip-Hop Scene [Video]

November 21, 2015 by


In the 1970’s hip hop would emerge out of South Bronx and take the world by storm. The music flooded America, hip hop groups formed in every major city – sporting their own style and sound. New York, LA, Chicago, Atlanta – the music would change the world. 907’s Own, tells the story of a group of […]

Da Hip Life Ep. 1: Edem Interview with Da-What [Video]

April 17, 2015 by


Da Hip Life is the newest series from Da-What shining a spotlight on the Ghanaian scene past and present.  Episode 1 kicks off with Edem, one of the biggest artists out there. I knew of Edem well before I realized just who he was.  My initial introduction was the song “Koene” that receives major spins on the […]

Iggy Azalea – Live 5/18 at The Fillmore, San Francisco [Show PREVIEW]

May 13, 2014 by


PURCHASE TICKETS  The general hip hop public’s introduction to Iggy Azalea was in 2012 when he fans’ voting catapulted her onto the cover of XXL with 9 other up and coming emcees.  This marked the first time that a woman was included in the Freshmen list’s short history.  She had a number of mixtapes before […]

Idle Warship (Talib Kweli & Res) – Live 5/23 at Yoshi’s, San Francisco [Show PREVIEW]

May 5, 2014 by


PURCHASE TICKETS Idle Warship consists of Brooklyn emcee and hip-hop legend Talib Kweli and Philadelphia singer Res; the two will be performing a double-header at Yoshi’s San Francisco on May 23rd.  Res and Kweli have a storied musical history dating back to “Too Late” and “Back Again” with Reflection Eternal though Quality’s “Where Do We […]

TeamBackpack – Mission Underground LIVE Los Angeles #MULA May 17, 2014 [Video]

April 16, 2014 by


Yes!!! Mission Underground Los Angeles. This is most definitely going to be one of the biggest hip hop events in 2014! As you can see in the commercial above, there will be cyphers, beat shows, videos and more with guest speakers, panels about the industry and an amazing opportunity to network.  The TeamBackPack crew, myself […]

Dyme-A-Duzin talks 2014 goals, “White Girl”, Hip Hope Movement and More [Editorial]

March 30, 2014 by


Dyme-A-Duzin is part of a new generation of rappers that have done their homework. Although some weren’t even born during the “Golden Age”, their music is truly reminiscent of the style that the stubborn hip hop heads dream about.  Don’t get it twisted, Dyme-a-Duzin’s, and his group Phony PPL, music is not stuck in past […]

FREE TICKET GIVEAWAY – Blackalicious Live at Slims SF 2/14/14 [CONTEST]

February 6, 2014 by


UPDATE: CONTEST OVER! STAY TUNED FOR FUTURE CONTESTS FROM DA-WHAT.COM! Not sure what to do on Valentine’s Day?  Too broke to pay for the date?  Da-What has got you covered because we are giving away TWO free tickets to the Blackalicious show at Slim’s SF on February 14th.  To enter, leave a comment on THIS […]

Curren$y, Smoke DZA & Harry Fraud – The Stage [EP]

October 30, 2013 by


These are some of the most prolific guys in hip hop and they just keep on giving.  Curren$y & Smoke DZA link up with La Musica de Harry Fraud for what is sure to be a concise, audio dope sesh. Joined on the last track by French Montana & Big K.R.I.T.  DOWNLOAD THIS and LIGHT […]

FNTM – Gameplay (Instrumental EP)

April 1, 2013 by


“Czech republic based producer FNTM has just released his Gameplay EP which is slightly different than the other releases of his home record label Ty Nikdy. In this Gameplay EP FNTM breaks barriers and flows between genres such as hip hop, grime, dubstep or trap.”