Photo by WillPower Unorthodox, yet universally endorsed, music is celebrated for its array of redemptive properties. Creativity embedded into the double helix, an organically gifted musician, like Selasi Duse, can easily twist words and sounds to summon wondrous art. Chronicling his life, the African-bred Duse has realized the American dream. Investing into his education and… Read more »
The AllHipHop Turk Interview Part 1
RIC ATARI: WYCLEF’S NEW RIGHT HAND SPEAKS
Inside Young Jeezy New “Gourmet” Partnership
[twitter-follow screen_name=’AllHipHopcom’] [twitter-follow screen_name=’SkyyhookRadio’] With his fingers in so many different pots within the music industry, Torae has mos def made his mark on Hip Hop in a profound way. Whether by his musical endeavors, or in his goal to spread the good Hip Hop word throughout the various platforms he has at his disposal, Torae has figured… Read more »
Having released his last album, Feet Match the Paint, in late April and set to release his next one Won’t Stop on June 18, San Diego’s Mitchy Slick is on a mission to further establish himself as an independent force on the West Coast. Although he’s been a member of the group known as Strong… Read more »
HE’S EVOLVED INTO A DOPE GHOSTWRITER
FATHER’S DAY IS HERE: HERE ARE 10 SONGS!
FROM DISCOVERING RICK ROSS & YOUNG JEEZY, BLOCK IS REBUILDING HIP-HOP WITH A ROSTER
KANYE EXPLAINS YEEZUS TITLE AND ALBUM PROCESS
KANYE JUST WANTS YOUR EAR THIS SUMMER!
5 REASONS JUICY J NEEDS TO REJOIN THREE 6 MAFIA!
CHEF ROBLE TALKS BIGGIE, JAY-Z, ASAP, MIKE TYSON AND MUCH MORE! THIS OR THAT!
With New York’s annual mega-festival, Governors Ball, kicking off today at Randall’s Island amidst the rain, AllHipHop.com has chosen 10 must-see acts to highlight for this weekend’s tens of thousands of concert-goers. Amidst the eclectic collection of artists like Kanye West, Guns N’ Roses, Kings of Leon, The XX and Nas that will be performing… Read more »
AllHipHop.com was on hand last week at Backside Records in Burbank, CA as legendary West Coast MC, Kurupt, paid a visit to the Soul Assassins Radio Show which airs weekly on Sirius/XM’s Shade 45. With Soul Assassins founder DJ Muggs in the house and a surprise visit from Everlast, Kurupt shared past and present stories,… Read more »
FOLLOW FRENCH MONTANA DURING HIS RELEASE DAY OF EXCUSE MY FRENCH FEATURING DIDDY, SWIZZ BEATZ, WALE & MORE!
YMCMB HEIRESSES LOOK TO RULE!
Problem and IAMSU, two of California’s hottest acts right now, recently teamed up to tour parts of the nation in what they dubbed, “The MDA Tour.” One artist represents Southern California while the other hails from the Bay, but they both represent a new sound and a new “Young California” attitude and style. AllHipHop.com recently… Read more »
Chef Roblé Is A Hip Hop Head But Don’t Call Him A “Hip Hop Chef’
10 THINGS WILL SMITH’S OVERBROOK COULD DO!
LIVESTREAM OF SUMMER JAM XX WITH PERFORMANCES FROM WU TANG CLAN, KENDRICK LAMAR, JOE BUDDEN & MORE!
The Audible Doctor creates success to being accessible and not hiding behind a character.
THE NEXT 48 HOURS WITH FRENCH MONTANA; DAY 1, FEATURING WALE, TRINA, JUELZ SANTANA & MORE!
THE MASTER ADVISES HIP-HOP MASTERS.
HIP-HOP’S MOST RELIGIOUS AND SACRILEGIOUS MOMENTS!
It’s the ultimate “hood” movie and a hip-hop classic and cultural influencer. In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of Menace to Society, AllHipHop.com takes a look back at the movie, our favorite characters, and our favorite quotable lines. (READ ALSO: Menace II Society: 20 Years Later) Tyrin Turner as Kaydee “Caine” Lawson Quotable: “Yo, I don’t… Read more »
HE JUST REUNITED WITH FRESH PRINCE: GET SOME LESSONS FROM JAZZY JEFF!
JOEY BADA$$’S NEW MUSIC IS COMING!
FRENCH MONTANA VS. WALE IN A PULL-UP CONTEST!
(AllHipHop News) On Tuesday night, 8 of the 10 (11 if you count honorary member Chief Keef) of the 2013 members of the XXL Freshmen Class performed at the New York stop of Monster Energy’s Outbreak Tour Presents XXL 2013 Freshmen Live Tour. Dizzy Wright, Kirko Bangz, Logic, Travi$ Scott, Action Bronson, Trinidad Jame$, Joey… Read more »
SMOKE SHOP OWNER GOES NUTS OVER “FREAKS”
CHRIS LIGHTY’S MOTHER HAS STARTED A PETITION AND ‘BEGS’ NYPD FOR A FORMAL INVESTIGATION INTO MUSIC MOGUL’S SUICIDE
PIX: KENDRICK LAMAR, BONE THUGS & WU TANG ROCK THE BELLS
KANYE ROCKED SNL WITH A MESSAGE!
On Tuesday May 14, BET held a press conference at Icon in Downtown Los Angeles to announce the nominations for this year’s Awards show. Tamar Braxton, Kendrick Lamar, Chris Brown and Chris Tucker joined BET’s own Stephen G. Hill for the livestreamed event. The BET Awards airs live from the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles,… Read more »
A direct line can be drawn between Blues and Hip-Hop. Legendary blues artists like Muddy Waters, Robert Johnson, John Lee Hooker, and B.B.King helped lay the foundation of using music as a cathartic remedy for life’s ills. That same concept spawned some of the early founders of Hip-Hop culture to incorporate everyday struggles of poverty,… Read more »
NEXT 48 HOURS WITH FRENCH MONTANA NEXT WEEK!
JUICY J: STAYED TRIPPIN’ IN NYC!
10 HIP-HOP TREATS FOR THE SUMMER!
VIDEO: LUDACRIS TALKS ABOUT FAST & FURIOUS 6 AND LUDAVERSAL ALBUM
EXCLUSIVE: THE MAN BEHIND THE HOLOGRAMS!
PEEP THE EPIC SUMMER MOVIE PREVIEW!
HAVOC GOT HEAT! CHECK OUT 10 NON MOBB JOINTS JOINTS!
HEY MAMA! 10 EPIC MOTHERS DAY SONGS!
JAY-Z’S SHAWN CARTER FOUNDATION CELEBRATED MOTHER’S DAY OVER THE WEEKEND! CHECK OUT SOME PICS!!
(AllHipHop News) Curren$y’s work ethic is undeniable. He has released numerous projects over the last several years including Weekend at Burnie’s, The Stoned Immaculate, and New Jet City. The New Orleans emcee is also fresh off dropping his most recent collaboration, the Live In Concert EP, with Wiz Khalifa on 4/20. AllHipHop spoke with Spitta to find out more about… Read more »
TREACH SPEAKS: VINNIE AND THE FUTURE OF NAUGHTY BY NATURE
With the first week of May behind us, AllHipHop.com wants to make sure that some of this summer’s must-see festivals are on your radar. Yes, you may have missed South By Southwest in March and Coachella in April, but beginning this weekend with New York’s Downtown Music Festival, it’s safe to say that you haven’t missed everything… Read more »
TREACH TALKS, RELEASES NAUGHTY DIS TO VIN ROCK
T.I.’S HUSTLE GANG MIXTAPE “G.D.O.D.” & THE EXCLUSIVE ALLHIPHOP.COM INTERVIEW WITH TIP!
ITS ALL GOLD FOR TRINIDAD JAMES
Following last week’s Miami-centric episode of SMIRNOFF’s MASTER OF THE MIX DJ competition, the remaining eight turntable maestros were tasked with creating a five-minute mega mix showcasing the EDM genre. With more than half of the third season behind us, this week’s cleverly dubbed “Half & Half” episode featured a number of twists, the first… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) “It’s about growth now. We have to grow, and that’s the point,” recites Talib Kweli on the call-and-response intro to his latest album Prisoner Of Conscious. Now on his 5th solo LP, Kweli seems to be on a mission to escape the confinement of labels. P.O.C. still contains the Brooklyn emcee’s prolific lyrical… Read more »
ODE TO IRONMAN! TOP 5 SUPER HERO HIP-HOP HEADS
Next week the Jay-Z executive produced soundtrack for The Great Gatsby will be available for purchase. The collection will feature the new Jay song “100$ Bill” and a “Back to Black” remake by Andre 3000 and Beyoncé, but the rest of the album will be tracks by pop, EDM, and rock acts. So if you’re missing… Read more »
Last weekend AllHipHop had the opportunity to travel to Las Vegas, NV for the Core DJ’s Mixshow Live where hundreds of DJ’s from around the country gathered for panels, workshops, artist showcases and performances. Of the many highlights during the week, undoubtably the most talked about appearance was by 50 Cent, who spoke to the… Read more »
LIVE STREAM: HOT 97’S ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT FOR SUMMER JAM XX!
Respect the DJ: Core DJ’s Take Over the Palms in Vegas with 50 Cent and Others for MixShow Live Conference
The halfway mark for this season of SMIRNOFF’s MASTER OF THE MIX has officially arrived and out of 19 DJ’s from across the country who started the competition, only 9 “fighters” remain. This week’s Miami-centric episode featured Mr. 2 Rings himself, DJ Irie of the Miami Heat, who helped guide the nine remaining DJ’s through… Read more »
Jon Connor Has Been Co-Signed By Rap Greats, Grew a Loyal Fan Base online and is Ready to Drop a New Album.