TALIB KWELI: THE ALLHIPHOP INTERVIEW
Even though Ray J said on Hot 97 that “I Hit It First” wasn’t directed his Kim Kardashian, the lyrics still have people second-guessing that claim. With lines like, “She might move on to rappers and ballplayers / But we all know I hit it first … I had her head going North and her… Read more »
COMMON GETS ON JAY-Z’S HIT TO MAKE “OPEN LETTER PT. II” THANKS TO J. PERIOD, LISTEN!
(AllHipHop News) It appears the controversy over Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s recent trip to Cuba lingers on. Yesterday, Florida senator, second generation Cuban-American, and possible 2016 Republican presidential contender Marco Rubio appeared on several Sunday news shows and repeatedly took the two superstars’ choice to travel to the Communist nation to task. “Quite frankly, I think it’s… Read more »
We loved interviewing and writing about Bilal for our exclusive interview, (Read that here.) That we had to revisit some of our favorite hip-hop songs that featured the soulful singer. During his long hiatus from recording, some of his best work came from his collaborations with rap artists. From Jay-Z and Jadakiss to Common and Kweli, Bilal has… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) After being involved in one of the most notorious Hip-Hop rap battles in history, Nas would definitely be considered one emcee that has a keen understanding of the impact lyrical beefing. The Queensbridge native’s 2001 war of words with Jay-Z for the title of “King of New York” helped elevate both rappers to… Read more »
JAY-Z IS READY TO REP BASEBALL PLAYERS!
COULD CHIEF KEEF HAVE A NEW PROBLEM?
Maybe it’s because we have been listening to Bilal. Or because we were disappointed in watching dream and Kweli fight on Twitter. Or because we the recent Rick Ross lyric controversy has us wondering what happened to love in hip-hop. There used to be hip-hop love songs, Meth and Mary’s “All I Need,” is going… Read more »
SWIZZ: “WE RECORDED FOUR SONGS”
“Woulda brought ’em to Brooklyn for free, ‘cept I made a million off you f**kin’ dweebs.” So, tell me…who is the man talking about? I know this isn’t a rumor, but this is destroying my brain cells! Bad day for dweebs. They keep us talking, but if we stop talking about them then they should… Read more »
BEYONCE BROKERING PEACE?
JAY-Z WANTS TO SELL STAKE IN THE NETS!
(AllHipHop News) Marcy projects bred rapper turned mogul, Jay-Z, has entered into a multi-year, worldwide partnership with his Roc Nation music label and Universal Music Group. Under the new deal, Jay-Z will bring his Roc Nation artists, including Rihanna, and will operate as a standalone label within the UMG family, effective immediately. Several other labels, including… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Two Republicans from South Florida are calling for an investigation into Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s recent trip to Cuba. Jay-Z and Beyoncé were photographed in Cuba during a trip to the island nation last week, to celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary in Havana. Republican representatives Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of the 27th Congressional District and Congressman… Read more »