Nipsey Hussle is Someone I Wish I followed More

Another sad death has hit the Hip Hop community. Senseless shooting toward a young rapper who’s life was cut short at just 33 years old. On Sunday, Nipsey Hussle was shot multiple times in front of his store in Los Angeles. I’ve been looking through social media, and have noticed tons of tributes and thoughts […]

De La Soul Fighting to Get Their Fair Share of Streaming Revenue

De La Soul is fighting for their fair share of sales from its album catalogue. As the catalogue goes to streaming platforms, the group altogether will see 10% of the revenue. Tommy Boy Records will reportedly receive 90% of it.  Some streaming websites, like Tidal, are pushing back, saying they will not put their music […]

Breakdancing in the Olympics?

Could an element of Hip Hop be an olympic sport? It might just happen in 2024. Paris’s local organizing committee submitted a list of sports to add to the four year event, which included breakdancing. Breakdancing, or b-boying, is acrobatic street dance done while Hip Hop is played in the background. The International Olympic Committee […]

Big L Remembered on Twitter 21 yrs. Since Death

Twenty one years ago today, Harlem lost one of its well-known hip hop artists. Lamont Coleman, aka Big L, was becoming one of the top lyrical rappers in the game. He became a big staple in the genre with his lyrical skill and his involvement with pioneering genres like Horrorcore. On this day, he was […]

21 Savage: ICE arrest was ‘premeditated’

21 Savage claims that the Immigration Customs Enforcement purposefully targeted him and arrested him. In his first TV interview since being released from jail, the rapper explained to ABC news that his arrest was planned due to his immigration status. He talked about how he was surrounded by helicopters, and multiple agents. Savage was originally […]

Twitter Pays Tribute to J Dilla

Yesterday, February 7th, was a special day for hip hop fans worldwide because that’s the birthday of notable producer James Yancey. Some of you know him as J Dilla. If you followed his work, you know he produced cuts for many artists such as De La Soul, Slum Village, and A Tribe Called Quest.  A […]