Hip Hop

Nipsey Hussle has died after being shot multiple times outside of his retail store, Marathon Clothing, in Los Angeles on Sunday (March 31), according to NBC News. Law enforcement sources report Nipsey died after being shot earlier this evening. He was 33 years old and is survived by a daughter, Emani, and a son, Kross, the latter whose mother […]

Blue Slide Park, a playground located inside Pittsburgh’s Frick Park, has received a fitting Maps app update in honor of the late Mac Miller. Though no official announcement has been made by local officials or anyone on Miller’s team, the @MacMillerMemoir fan account pointed out on Monday that the park now shows up as Mac Miller’s […]

NEW YORK, NY – DMX and Swizz Beatz have crafted countless creations over the years. Their collaborative relationship stretches back to the early Ruff Ryders days. With X out of prison, it looks like the dynamic duo is working on their next venture. On Tuesday evening (March 5), X shared a photo of Swizz and […]

Kanye West fights to obtain his freedom from his publisher and record companies. Kanye West filed a lawsuit against Roc-A-Fella and EMI a few weeks back in an attempt to gain ownership of his music and receive unpaid royalties. However, more than that, it looks like ‘Ye’s legally trying to “obtain his freedom” from both […]

Blueface has linked up with G-Eazy on the track “West Coast.” Take a listen to the song up top via YouTube or below via Spotify. The pair took to social media to tease the drop of the track. G-Eazy and Blueface were also spotted shooting a music video for “West Coast” earlier this month. YG was also seen in the clip. Complex […]

Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo… Snoop Dogg‘s tenth EVER interview with inimitable Nardwuar started on the politest of terms. The taping commences with Nardwuar poking around the grounds of a Vancouver music festival where Snoop is slated to play. Finally, he spots a publicist with connections to Snoop, who seems all the way happy to […]

. Cole proves he can still navigate the charts with finesse. The narrative that true lyricists can’t move units is, by all accounts, a silly one. Case in point, J. Cole‘s recent “Middle Child” milestone. Upon dropping off hispromotional single on January 23rd, the T-Minus produced banger has already surpassed over 100 million streams on Spotify alone. The track, on […]

21 Savage is free at last but his fight to maintain his residence in the United States continues on. He recently sat down with The New York Times for an article published on Sunday (Feb. 17) and opened up about growing up an undocumented immigrant, his fear of being deported and his future. It has been established that 21 Savage […]

Mixtapes have long played an important role in hip-hop. Often viewed as an unfiltered, more authentic alternative to the traditional album release, the mixtape format as we now know it rose to prominence in the blog-era 2000s, just as hip-hop heads were becoming more internet savvy. The careers of some of the leading genre’s biggest […]

Tune in to our weekly mix of the biggest rap and R&B tracks. This week’s FIRE EMOJI playlist helps illustrate what might just be the broadest collection of Rap releases to emerge in the first quarter of 2019. With much of the Tory scuttlebutt flaring out by the Monday afternoon, and Lil Uzi declaring his […]

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