Killer Mike Turns Heads With Gun Comments

Killer Mike wishes the victims of the Charleston S.C. church shooting were armed. The one half of the group “Run The Jewels” went on Twitter to express his views, saying that “what happened in Charleston is an act of terror committed by a terrorist. Simple & plain. I wish those folks in that church had […]

Capeech Cappuccino Is An Artist You Need To Follow!

I’m a fan of boom bap. I think it’s the most underrated sub-genre of Hip Hop today, and it should be embraced more. If you’re a 90’s kid, like me, you probably love and understand boom bap like I do. For those who don’t know, “boom bap” is an onomatopoeia for the drum sounds that […]

My Thoughts On Pumpkinhead’s Passing

This sucks…. It hurts to see a great MC go at such a young age. The man had such a great career and worked with huge acts like Immortal Technique and Talib Kweli. Not to mention that his biggest album, “Orange Moon Over Brooklyn”, was produced by Marco Polo. I’ll never forget getting this guy’s […]

Pumpkinhead Passes Away at 39

Veteran rapper Robert Alan Diaz, also known as Pumpkinhead, passed away yesterday. The New York City Hip Hop M.C. had passed away in a Somerville N.J. hospital. The cause of his death is unknown. Pumpkinhead had a long career in hip hop, and made well known albums such as “Orange Moon Over Brooklyn”. Pumpkinhead was […]

Hip Hop’s Finest Convene to Help Chicago Youth

An a-list of hip hop stars met together at a Chicago school to talk to a large audience about their music careers and the music industry. Big KRIT, Rhymefest, and Lupe Fiasco spoke at Northeastern Illinois University for an event called “Behind the Mic”. The event was to give artists, producers, and students,the opportunity “to […]

Apple to Release New Music Subscription Service

Apple is set to launch a new online streaming service for music. The Wall Street Journal reports that the company will charge at $10 a month subscription service where users have unlimited access to Apple’s music library. Apple will still continue offering it Beats music-subscription app, despite it being released weeks ago. There’s one question […]

Blackalicious Set to Release 1st Album in Ten Years

Blackalicious fans have the chance to hear the group’s first album in almost 10 years. Chief Xcel and Gift of Gab have started a PledgeMusic page, where fans can pre-order the album. It’s only $25, and fans will receive a signed copy with their purchase. The two are within 20% of meeting their goal. They […]