Joe Budden: Straight To The League

Joe Budden proclaims his freshman album will drop once “Def Jam gets off its a##.” Mighty words from a relative neophyte to the overcrowd game of hip-hop. However, Budden isn’t your average rookie. Through mix tapes and high-powered, visible associations [DJ Clue, Envy], he’s managed to skip Junior varsity squad and jump straight to the […]

Penicillin On Wax

AllHopHop.com: Let’s jump right into it, every one is anticipating your new CD- The Self. Why do you think there is such a buzz surrounding your CD? Kam: The masses want a change in what they hear. They want the conscious. They want some thing with more grit, more substance. AllHopHop: You know, I would […]

Kam: Penicillin On Wax

AllHopHop.com: Let’s jump right into it, every one is anticipating your new CD- The Self. Why do you think there is such a buzz surrounding your CD? Kam: The masses want a change in what they hear. They want the conscious. They want some thing with more grit, more substance. AllHopHop: You know, I would […]

RIP: The Notorious BIG

Real Name: Christopher Wallace Alias: The Notorious B.I.G., Biggie Smalls, Frank White Birth: May 21, 1972 in Brooklyn, New York Death: March 9th, 1997 in Los Angeles, California The Brooklyn-born rapper Notorious B.I.G. first gained attention for his work back in 92′ on Mary J. Blige’s "What’s the 411?". When Brooklyn’s own Christopher Wallace first got on […]

Crooked I: On the Fringe

Crooked I is fighting for his life. After almost a decade of being promised to be on the horizon, Crooked I finds himself there still, at the top of 2005. Caught between a lawsuit with Death Row Records, Crooked is on the fringe of controlling his own destiny. He’s being especially proactive, and told AllHipHop.com […]

df

Full HeaderPrint “The Oprah Issue” By Chuck “Jigsaw” Creekmur Oprah Winfrey and Hip-Hop have peacefully co-existed for decades with little-to-no fanfare, but the inevitable happened – friction. The Oprah Winfrey Show debut in 1986, the same year Run DMC injected a heavy dose of Hip-Hop straight to America’s commercial vein with “Walk This Way.” Since, […]