Master P: Big Business

Big business is the cornerstone of Master P’s success, but it’s been his artistry that’s made him the legend he is. But, while P acknowledges haters that pray for his downfall, he also recognizes the New No Limit Tank must roll on. Here, one Percy Miller discusses business, love & hate, his “bankruptcy” and his […]

Scipio: Man Up

How often do you see one man willing to shoulder the burden of returning the West Coast back to Hip-Hop immortality? The man that has the talent and the gumption to take on such a venture has yet to even sign a major record deal. Scipio (pronounced SIP-PEE-OH) has thus far shown that the backing […]

Wyclef: Revelations

Wyclef Jean, aka “The Preacher’s Son” was recently in Miami shooting the video for his next single from The Preacher’s Son album, “Who Gave The Order” featuring Buju Banton. AHH’s Miami correspondent was on the scene to get Clef’s thoughts on the struggle in Haiti, our upcoming Presidential election, the possibility of a Fugee’s reunion […]

Jacki-O: Nature’s Rising

Jacki-O isn’t insulted by the comparisons to some of her raunchy peers. In fact, the chocolate mami takes it all as a compliment. Regardless of the persistent chit chat, Jacki-O has already established herself as a formidable competitor for the vacant female rap crown. Her song “Nookie,” managed to get folks in an uproar and […]

dead prez: Politics As Usual

With firebrand flows on topics ranging from reparations to revolution, in a way, the performance persona of dead prez is similar to that of President Bush’s view of morality in the world. Everything is black and white. Up close and personal, however, M-1 and exhibit an eye for nuance. But don’t mistake the duo […]

Cory Gunz:  Slow Grind

“Big and Pac left…now Jay’s leaving is the reason I’m next” – Cory Gunz. The way blocks are buzzing about him similar to the early buzz on 50 Cent’s second stab at the rap game.  Call it a slow grind…The Drama King DJ Kay Slay in a recent interview projected that Cory Gunz would be […]

Drag-On: Back From Hell First thing, can you tell people about your new project, what people can expect? Drag-On: On this album, it’s just straight hard. It’s not being like too commercial. Got a few joints on there like "bang bang boom." Did a joint with Eve. The rest is just hard. Like straight up. I got like […]


This story is a reprint from Electoral politics are a hot topic for the hip-hop community these days as many of it’s leaders are seeking to bear influence on the 2004 presidential election. Their goal is to effectively educate, mobilize and get young people out to the polls. The question is can it be […]

Prodigy: The Score

Longevity is not a common thing in Hip-Hop. Nor is consistency. Only an elite few artists can count themselves among those whose careers have lasted ten years or more.  Even fewer are those who have released more than five albums, each posting similar numbers. And fewer still are the ones who have accomplished this as […]

Encore: Standing Ovation

You may not be familiar with Encore, but after this week’s release of Layover, you will be. In fact, the span of Encore’s career is probably longer than your favorite rapper’s. When he wasn’t a Handsome Boy in Modeling School (the album that is), he was taking over the Bay Area underground with his conscious, […]