Who Flipped It Better? Jay Electronica vs. Bobby Shmurda
What does the 1970 trial of activist Angela Davis have to do with Jay Electronica, Just Blaze and Bobby Shmurda? Find out here.
Who Flipped It Better? T.I. vs. Kingpin Skinny Pimp
Whose song made better use of this Willie Hutch sample, T.I. or Three 6 Mafia affiliate Kingpin Skinny Pimp?
25 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Drake
We dug deep into Drizzy's history to uncover some stories from his past, including getting robbed on a date and sleeping in a basement as a child.
Kevin Gates Exceeds Expectations at New York City Show [EXCLUSIVE]
Kevin Gates lit New York City's Gramercy Theatre on fire Wednesday night (Aug. 20).
Black Thought Rips James Brown Beats, Real Deal Wins MC Battle – 16 Bars LIVE Event Recap …
The Boombox's 16 Bars Live event in NYC featured The Roots' Black Thought and four tenacious battle rappers from across the country.
Attention Rappers: Fewer Mixtapes, More Singles
Why rappers who're trying to build their buzz and "feed the streets" should drop hot singles instead of overly long mixtapes.
This or That? Rick Ross & MMG vs. 2 Black 2 Strong MMG
What do you think would happen if Rick Ross made a song about burning the American flag? He’d have to mention roasting wings from Wingstop over the fire, right? (Rumor is that as part of his Wingstop ownership deal, he has to mention lemon pepper wings at least once every five songs.…
This or That? X Clan vs. Double XX Posse
This week we’re going back to simpler times, when rap groups appeared on television holding staffs and wearing clothes with ankhs on them. We’ll look at two similarly named but divergently minded groups, X Clan and Double XX Posse, to see who stands the test of time. Shout out to X-Mob…
ScHoolboy Q, ‘Oxymoron’ [ALBUM REVIEW]
Has ScHoolboy Q struck gold with his major label debut, 'Oxymoron,' or missed the mark?
20 Best DJ Mustard Beats (So Far)
"Mussaondabeat, ho." If you aren't familiar with that tagline yet, you either don't go out enough, don't listen to the radio and you're generally oblivious to the greatness that is DJ Mustard production. The latter is practically impossible (he counts 'Rack City' and 'I'm Different' on a l…