Hit Boy

Video: Hit-Boy Freestyles on Sway in the Morning posted at 11:46 am

The transition from producing to rapping is perilous, but some producers make it through. Hit-Boy is clearly on the right path. Freestyling on Sway in the Morning, the producer shows that he hasn't taken his studio time with rappers lightly; he's been taking notes. Even though he inadvertently...

Danny Brown

Skateboards & Skinny Jeans: The Opening of Hip-Hop’s Identity posted at 10:58 am

Asymmetrical hair, tight pants, cheetah-print sneakers and a toothless smile. If you guessed hip-hop up-and-comer Danny Brown, pat yourself on the back. Brown and many other up-and-comers such as A$AP Rocky, Odd Future and Lil B, have achieved moderate success while simultaneously ripping...

M-City

Street Art: M-City’s Industrial Criticism posted at 10:36 am

M-City is back in the UK!  Mariusz Waras, also known as M-City, is an artist born in Gdynia, Poland. His strength lies in his versatility and understanding of architecture. M-City mostly works on murals and just finished this huge one for "See No Evil 2012" on the streets of Bristol. The...

nibiru

New Music: Ab-Soul – “Nibiru” posted at 9:21 am

#TDEFamAppreciationWeek continues with a new record from Ab-Soul. This one's produced by JMSN, which follows the trend from Jay Rock's sampling on his latest...

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Video: Kanye West Details His Unique Writing Process posted at 8:51 pm

Check out this outtake from Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap, Kanye West discusses his writing style leading up to, and during, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. Be sure to purchase Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap online or in stores on September...

718

New Music: Nina B feat. Skyzoo and Action Bronson — “718” posted at 4:26 pm

Nina B shows love to New York with her new track "718." She enlisted two of the nicest rappers out the 5 boroughs, Skyzoo and Action Bronson, to assist her. The track comes off her upcoming album Titles Are Played Out, set to drop on August...

Maybach Music Group

New Music: Wale feat. T-Pain,Omarion, Yo Gotti, Lil Wayne, French Montana and Black Cobain — “Bag of Money (Remix)” posted at 4:22 pm

MMG keeps the music coming with the remix to "Bag of Money" featuring damn near everyone. Omarion, Yo Gotti, Weezy, French Montana and Black Cobain all jump on the track for this star studded...