Five of the Best (and Cruelest) Celebrity April Fool’s Day Jokes

OUTKAST RELEASES "SURPRISE" EP A post featured on the Mixologi website got Outkast fans all riled up on the notorious April 1 holiday, claiming the Atlanta Hip Hop duo put out a new EP immediately available ... Read Article

[Watch] Video Surfaces of White Police Officer Performing Illegal Cavity Search On Black Driver

A video of an Aiken, South Carolina police officer has surfaced depicting a series of illegal searches conducted during a routine traffic stop, one which included an anal cavity search. The incident was capture... Read Article

Universal Zulu Nation Responds to Child Molestation Allegations Against Afrika Bambaataa, Demands Apology

After serious allegations were made against Hip Hop pioneer and Universal Zulu Nation founder Afrika Bambaataa, emerging yesterday , many members of the Hip Hop community were left scratching their heads. In... Read Article

Bink & Nottz Speak On J Dilla in Anticipation of the Release of Dilla’s Shelved Vocal Album, The Diary

In conjunction with Mass Appeal Records, the Estate of James Yancey has revived J Dilla’s longstanding company PayJay as a functioning imprint to release Dilla’s long lost vocal album, The Diary. In anticipatio... Read Article

Retrospective: Phife Dawg and A Tribe Called Quest

Plenty of millennials were late to the party when it came to A Tribe Called Quest. By the mid-90s, when they had albums like Midnight Marauders on rotation and were playing go-to feel good tracks like "Award To... Read Article

Rise Of The Raptivist: The Role Social Commentary Plays For Change

In this tumultuous social climate, where topics often revolve around human rights protests, police brutality, vocal hate groups on social media and the fear of terrorism being instilled by the media, it is offi... Read Article

[Listen] Kanye West Drops “Ultralight Prayer” In Honor of Easter

According to a Twitter post, Yeezy has surprised us with an Easter treat—an updated, two-minute alternate version to The Life of Pablo's opening track "Ultralight Beam." Titled "Ultralight Prayer," it's only... Read Article

Run-D.M.C. Celebrates 32nd Anniversary of Debut Album

Today marks the 32nd anniversary of the release of Run-D.M.C.'s seminal self-titled album. Released in 1984, the album put Daryl McDaniels (DMC), Joseph Simmons (Rev. Run) and Jason Mizell (Jam Master Jay) on ... Read Article

ATCQ’s Jarobi White Calls for New York City Street to Be Renamed Malik “Phife Dawg” Taylor Avenue

Considering the news just broke early Wednesday morning , the Hip Hop community is still reeling from the unexpected passing of Malik "Phife Dawg" Taylor. In a late night Facebook post, Jarobi White, one of fou... Read Article