Compton emcee Kendrick Lamar performed a powerful untitled new song on The Colbert Report stage as the Stephen Colbert‘s final musical guest on Tuesday.
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J. Cole is causing a stir with a new track titled “Fire Squad,” which takes aim at some of today’s popular white rappers and R&B singers.
‘Nas: Time Is Illmatic,’ the documentary film that chronicles the making of the rapper’s prolific 1994 album ‘Illmatic,’ is set to make its TV debut on Showtime on December 12th.
Kendrick Lamar shares his message of self-love and pays homage to Method Man on the Saturday Night Live stage with a performance of “i.”
Brooklyn emcee Talib Kweli was recently joined by R&B crooner Bilal and Grammy-winning jazz pianist Robert Glasper for a performance of “Come Here” at Blue Note NYC.
ELLE Magazine visits the First Lady of Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music collective, Teyana Taylor, for a street chic photo shoot in Harlem, New York.
Hip-hop needs to be shaken up, but not in Instagram battles and beefs squashed via status updates.
After killing it at the 2014 BET Hip-hop Awards in a cypher, Snow Tha Product has teamed up with Atlantic labelmate Ty Dolla $ign for a smooth new tune titled “1 time.”
The 2014 BET Hip-hop Awards included an impressive cypher featuring Mississippi vet David Banner, Maryland rapper King Los, Naughty by Nature’s Treach, Cali femcee Snow Tha Product, and Chicago artist Vic Mensa.
Common, Vince Staples and Jay Electronica brought the parents of Michael Brown onstage for their “Kingdom” remix at the 2014 BET Hip-hop Awards.
Motown singer-songwriter Kevin Ross delivers smooth and impressive vocals, and his piano skills cause many to compare him to living legend Stevie Wonder.
Maryland emcee Logic has premiered a first-person diamond heist visual for his single “Under Pressure,” directed by Stephen Wayne Mallet.
Atmosphere takes us back to polyester, bell-bottoms and Farrah Fawcett hair in their latest video for “My Lady Got Two Men.”
Nas’ long-awaited documentary ‘Time Is Illmatic’ will finally arrive in select theaters nationwide on October 2nd, with Video On Demand beginning October 3rd.
Puerto-Rican cyber R&B star Princess Nokia models Nasir Mazhar’s Spring/Summer 2015 Collection for i-D Magazine and pens a fashion review.
Bart Baker’s scathing parody of Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda” music video fuels debate on whether women will always be condemned for displaying sexuality.
Chicago-based production duo The Hood Internet has taken Dessa’s “Fighting Fish” to a murky new level with their latest remix.
The creative minds over at Pop Chart Lab have teamed up with Atlanta’s A3C Hip-hop Festival to create an impressive Periodic Table of Hip-hop.
Where is today’s protest music? J. Cole, Elle Varner, T.I., Ezra Furman, Lauryn Hill, The Game and more answer with a soundtrack dedicated to Michael Brown and Ferguson, Missouri.
Although hip-hop fans have largely counted Lil Mama out, her talent has been hard to ignore with the release of her “Lyrical Purge” freestyles.