What happens when sugary sweet Carly Rae Jepsen meets bad ass rapper Nicki Minaj? Music greatness.
According to rap mogul Jay-Z, Kurt Cobain and Nirvana were so popular in the early ’90s that the entire hip-hop movement had to simply take a time out while grunge ran its course.
[pullquote quote="Their embrace of rap, for its commercial merits was just what hip-hop needed to survive the jump to records." credit="Dan Charnas"]Thirty years ago, independent record label Profile Records released Genius Rap by [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Dr. Jeckyll & […]
With his lightening-fast delivery and bevy of heavyweight collaborators, rapper [lastfm]Yelawolf[/lastfm] finds himself on top of the rap game this week with the release of Radioactive on [lastfm]Eminem[/lastfm]‘s Shady Records. His new single “Hard White […]
Everyone from [lastfm link_type=""]Usher [/lastfm]to [lastfm link_type=""]Nicki Minaj[/lastfm] has tweeted about the untimely death of 1990s rap legend [lastfm link_type=""]Heavy D[/lastfm]. Best known for “Now That We Found Love,” he recently taped an episode of […]
Guest contributor Tedisha Mitchell gives us her pick of 5 albums to keep an eye out for throughout the summer. Ahhh summer…my favorite time of year. When the ballers ride around with their tops down […]
[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Akon[/lastfm] shares his reaction on the news of Osama bin Laden’s death, politics and lighter subjects like strip clubs in Rhode Island, his upcoming album Stadium, and how he would date [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Nicki Minaj[/lastfm]. […]
Each week our friends at Street Date review the latest albums to hit the market. Check out their reviews before you buy! During this year’s NFL playoffs [lastfm]Wiz Khalifa[/lastfm]‘s hometown jam for Pittsburgh, “Black and […]
Admired by aspiring underground hip-hop groups, the genre bending duo [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Chiddy Bang [/lastfm]represents what it takes to be a chart-busting rap band today. Their video for the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]MGMT [/lastfm]sampled “Opposite of Adults” was […]
Over a thousand bands are booked to play the annual South By Southwest (SXSW) music conference in Austin, Texas (March 16-20). That, friends, is a lot of music–more than any of us could ever dream […]