Album Review: Big Sean – Dark Sky Paradise

You can debate about a lot in Hip-Hop—best albums of all time, best rappers of all time, the 100 best songs of all time etc. Even though these are subjective categories that we've all discussed ad nauseum with each other, there is usually a general consensus among Hip-Hop heads because of the...

Mixtape Review: Drake – If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late

Leave it up to Drake to drop an entire mixtape in the late hours of the night and still crash the Internet.  Dropping the highly speculated mixtape just after 11:00 PM on Thursday night really came as no surprise. As the self proclaimed "6 God" does so well, the new music sent everyone into an...

Mixtape Review: Lil Wayne – Sorry 4 The Wait 2

The story of Lil Wayne is an interesting one; especially as of late. The once proud Cash Money Records front man has been at his label's neck for not releasing the fifth instalment of his Carter album series, Tha Carter 5. Push back after push back coupled with lackluster promotion forced Wayne...

Top 10 Most Interesting People in Hip-Hop 2014

1. Nicki Minaj The number one most interesting person in Hip-Hop 2014 is the queen of rap herself, Nicki Minaj. It's been an absolutely crazy year for Young Money's first lady and it looks like she's only just starting to spread those pink wings of hers. Nicki has always been a great source for...

106 & Park’s Top 10 Moments

  Back in November, BET announced that 106 & Park will go off the air in December and will move to a digital format. So in honor of the show's last televised episode, we composed a list of ten of the show's most memorable moments. Time to take a trip down memory...

5 Albums We’re Looking Forward To In 2015

2014 had some great albums. Despite everyone saying it was the weakest year for Hip-Hop in ages, these past twelve months gave us some pretty good bodies of work. With that being said, there is a lot to look forward to in 2015. Some of the culture's biggest names are in all out album mode and...

5 Mainstream Rappers That Would Be Great At Battle Rap

Whether you know it or not, battle rap is becoming more at the forefront of our culture. Not only have premier battle leagues filled with undeniable talent popped up all over the world but we are starting to see some mainstream MCs get in on the action as well. We all know that there are...

From College MC to Gangster Rapper, Who Is Dej Loaf?

What do you get when you mix a Mario Kart 64 instrumental with the most threatening drill lyrics of all times and a lullaby-esque auto-tuned voice? You get Hip-Hop's catchiest song of the year; "Try Me" by Dej Loaf. Pronounced "Day-je Loaf", the 23 year old female rapper from Detroit has been...

Album Review: The Game – Blood Moon: The Year of the Wolf

If there is still a bad boy in Hip-Hop, it's The Game. Jayceon "The Game" Taylor has been a force to be reckoned with ever since he set foot into our culture. His debut album, The Documentary will go down as one of the best debut LPs of all times and his catalogue after that has been quietly...

Nas’ Top 10 Verses

20 years of setting the standard to what a real MC embodies and he isn't stopping anytime soon. Nasir Jones has shown longevity through staying true to himself and the art of storytelling. Since his classic debut album Illmatic, Nas has demonstrated versatility through various topics...