New Video: Dom Kennedy – “After School”

Dom Kennedy, the California Leimert Park legend, takes us back to his high school in the video for "After School." The single appears on his second studio album, Get Home Safely, one of the best hip hop albums to be released last year. Kick back and watch Dom as he reminisces about those high...

Best Albums of 2014 (So Far)

A Compton classic. An unlikely rapper/producer pairing. Two long-awaited projects from veteran members of hip-hop’s hottest crew, and a strong debut from their eager label mate. While Kendrick Lamar crafts his anticipated sophomore LP, Kanye West fraternizes with major clothing lines, and Jay Z...

New Music: Lil Kim – “Flawless” (Remix)

The original Queen Bee gets her say on her version of Beyoncé's"Flawless." Nicki Minaj apparently took shots at Lil Kim by naming herself the "Queen of Rap," or so Kim says. Not only does Kim take jabs Ms. Minaj here, but she also replaces her photos on the cover art. "Am I trippin' or did this...

The “Flawless” Remix Has Few To No Flaws

The much anticipated track is finally out. Beyoncé and Nicki Minaj released the remix to "Flawless." Nicki takes the track with her usual approach, rapping about her impressive lady parts and what not; but Beyoncé was the real shocker! It seems the singer has taken a moment to step off of her...

Scotty ATL Freestyles and Talks New Mixtape on Sway In The Morning

It's a hard come up these days, especially in the South when the content is centered around turn up and party anthems. Scotty ATL is one of few lyricists that's bringing more heady content mixed with great production. Scotty and DJ Burn One visited Sway In The Morning to talk about the struggle,...

New Video: Nina Sky Feat. Smoke DZA “Stoners”

With the amount or new material released everyday, we sometimes overlook content that deserves coverage. In this case, the R&B duo, Nina Sky, officially released a video for "Stoner" featuring the Kush God himself, Smoke DZA. "Roll up, seal it with a twist / You ain't never had no bomb like...

We Have 15 Seconds Of Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda” Video

Nicki Minaj has proven to do the most when it comes to shaking her rump and spitting some of the hottest lyrics in the game. She's also doing the most in promotion for her upcoming album, The Pink Print. Not only did the Queen MC land on Queen Bey's  "Flawless" remix that was released this past...

WATCH JOEY BADA$$’ SHORT FILM, “NO REGRETS”

Following a month of anticipation since the trailer was released, Joey Bada$$ has officially dropped the full film, No Regrets. It seems that short films are becoming quite the trend amongst artists nowadays.  However, the Pro Era trailblazer took a rather impressive approach, living his...

Kendrick Lamar to Debut good kid, m.A.A.d city Short Film

Kendrick may be hard at work on his sophomore effort, but his debut isn't going away any time soon. On August 9, Lamar, along with director Kahlil Joseph, will unveil m.A.A.d, a 14-minute short film based on the Compton MC's platinum debut. The screening will take place at Sundance's NEXT...

New Music: Wara From The NHBD – “Raw”

Wara was apparently supposed to drop his album today, but dropped this song instead. We're not mad though--now we're paying even more attention to when he is going to drop, because "Raw" is a haunting, confident mesh of styles and influences, exhibiting that Wara clearly knows his way around a...