John Singleton passed away early this morning The iconic movie director, producer, and screenwriter passed away today after suffering from a stroke since April 17th. A family spokesman issued the following statement: “We want to thank the amazing doctors at […]
It’s been almost four years since Sean Price’s untimely passing. Many have paid tribute to the late rapper in many ways. And when artists pass away, someone usually releases a posthumous album that compiles some unreleased tracks. Before Sean died, […]
Cypress Hill is about to get a star on the walk of fame The hip hop group will be honored with a star on April 18th. They will be immortalized on Hollywood Boulevard, just miles from South Gate where they […]
Twenty 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 […]
Just sendin’ chunky rhythms right down ya block We be to rap what key be to lock But I’m cool like dat I’m cool, I’m cool “Rebirth of Slick (Cool Like Dat)” It was 26 years ago today that this […]
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 […]
It’s gotten a little harder to find up-and-comers who’re getting a buzz lately. I’ve usually checked out the charts on CMJ, but they’ve folded and left a big hole with colleges to report charts to. So I’ve checked out the […]
If you don’t know about the Dirty South, here’s a little education for you.