Thursday Jun 13
Jarren Benton: Outta Grandma's Basement
There's a reason why Jarren Benton was named by Complex Magazine, as one of "10 Atlanta Rappers to Watch Out For" late last falla Next up on indie label Funk Volume's blossoming roster, give him a stage and he's made sure that he's owned it; from performances at the BMI Showcase, Southeastern Music Festival and at A3C, to opening for a string of ... (more)
Watch Q-Tip Play A Previously Unreleased Clip Of Kanye's Billy...
Red Bull Music Academy has finished their month-long residency in New York City, but we're still getting goodies from some of the events.
Joey Bada$$ brings back boom bap
Leave it to a precocious teenager to earnestly immerse himself in a style of hip-hop whose heyday predated him.
POLL: Will Hip Hop/R&B Ever Return To It's Activist Roots?
Remember when artists like Public Enemy, X Clan, Queen Latifah, Monie Love, Miss Melody, The Click, Arrested Development, Dead Prez, Tupac, Ed OG and the Bulldogs, KRS One, Slick Rick , and many more would make positive music that not only had a message to help lead the people but the song would actually be dope! Or what about old soul artists like ... (more)
The Strangest Hip-Hop Soda Commercials
Earlier this month Mountain Dew pulled its Tyler, the Creator directed commercial wherein a trash-talking goat in a police lineup taunts an assaulted women attempting to identify the perpetrator.