Category Archives: HipHop

Nas At Coachella

Nas made a memorable appearance at Coachella this year performing the entire Illmatic album and having Jay-Z and Diddy join him for “Dead Presidents,” “Where I’m From” and “Hate Me Now.”


Media Questions Of The Week


What does Jay-Z really think of the Five Percent Nation?


Will Arsenio Hall be the new king of late night television once David Letterman retires?


Who will join Outkast on stage at Coachella?


Killer Mike-The Boonies

“The Boonies” is a Killer Mike and Alchemist collaboration from the upcoming Boondocks mixtape. The fourth season of The Boondocks begins on April 21st.


Madlib Makes A Beat

Madlib gets in front of the camera and de-mystifies his creative process by making a beat for Vice. There is a part 2 of this video coming soon.


Damani Nkosi-Free Dumb (Chains Off)

Damani Nkosi’s video for “Free Dumb (Chains Off)” was shot in Germany and symbolizes the types of changes in outlook he experienced after travelling around the world. This song is another glimpse of the upcoming Thoughtful King.


Snoop & Daz-Uncle Junebug (We Miss You)

Snoop and Daz pay tribute to their late Uncle Junebug with “Uncle Junebug (We Miss You)” and a video with clips of their lives together off and on the road.


Chimurenga Renaissance-The Bad Is So Good (Official Video)

Chimurenga Renaissance is Tendai Maraire’s solo venture outside of Shabazz Palaces. “The Bad Is So Good” tells the story of a struggling father trying to survive and avoiding the law to do it. riZe vadZimu riZe is Maraire’s debut album for the project and the follow-up to the 2012 Chimurenga Renaissance: Pungwe mixtape.


James Gardin-Moleskines & Pocketsquares EP Stream

The Moleskines & Pocketsquares EP is the first official release from James Gardin, the artist formerly known as P.H.I.L.T.H.Y. The 5-song EP is the follow-up to the Lansing, Michigan’s 2012 A Little Light For You EP.


Nas & Q-Tip-One Love On The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Nas and Q-Tip celebrate Illmatic’s 20th anniversary with a performance of their “One Love” collaboration on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon.


Da Mafia 6ix-Beacon N Blender

Da Mafia 6ix bring the cocaine nightmare started under the Reagan Administration into 2014 with “Beacon N Blender.” And there is a shrine to Lord Infamous in the video that could be an outtake from New Jack City.