North side stand up. Drake puts on for his team, the Toronto Raptors, in a new commercial for their #WeTheNorth series. The Canadian rapper, who is the team’s global ambassador, narrates the one-minute clip, which features shots of the Toronto […]

Jay Z’s Made in America is going bicoastal. The music festival will take over Los Angeles and Philadelphia this Labor Day weekend. The Roc Nation mogul appeared on the steps of L.A. City Hall on Wednesday to make the announcement […]

Nas’ 20th anniversary Illmatic celebration continues. After performing at Coachella over the weekend and releasing his album Illmatic XX on Tuesday, the hip-hop icon premiered his documentary Time Is Illmatic on opening night of the 13th Tribeca Film Festival at […]

Foodie Kelis has few words for her ex-lover. It’s been almost two years since Queensbridge rapper Nas dropped his 11th studio album Life Is Good. The cover is one of the more memorable ones in hip-hop history, as the emcee […]

Raekwon also says he hates the Wu-Tang Clan song “Keep Watch.” Regarding RZA’s claims the two didn’t speak about Wu-Tang Clan’s “A Better Tomorrow,” Raekwon says, “Saying he didn’t speak to me is a bold-faced lie.” Raekwon says that he […]

Pusha T also talks about how he views record labels. Pusha T, who appears on the cover of Acclaim magazine, discusses his perspective on record labels in the publication’s cover story. “Labels to me are just houses for putting out […]

Suge Knight details the making of “Hit ‘Em Up,” says it resulted from Tupac’s anger following the release of “Get Money.” While speaking exclusively to BET.com, former Death Row Records CEO Suge Knight detailed the moments that led up to […]

Q-Tip and Dr. Dre appear together in an Instagram post which also has “#detox #lastzulu #hideyodrummachines #beatsnrhymes” as a caption. Q-Tip and Dr. Dre were recently photographed together, an image that was published on Instagram by the A Tribe Called […]


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