Darryl Robertson

Darryl Robertson is a senior at the University of Southern Mississippi with dual majors in History and Mass Communications. He has published work in Vibe, XXL and Liberator magazines, to name a few. Robertson is a self proclaimed history and hip hop nerd. After graduating from USM Robertson plans to attend grad school to pursue a Ph.D. in history. Follow him on Instagram @bookhop and Twitter @darry_robertson

Boston George Recruits Rick Ross, Slim Thug and Rich Andruws for ‘Greatness’

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Houston rapper, Boston George, isn’t just rapping, he’s putting in work. And based on his die-hard hustle, the kid is destined for greatness. He linked with Rick Ross, Slim Thug and crooner Rich Andruws for the TA-Produced, “Greatness.”  Boston George raps, “Sky is the limit/fu** it, I’m seeing Mars/I’m aiming for the moon/If I miss, I’ll be […]

Migos Involved In Miami Shootout


According to WSVN News, Atlanta rappers, Migos, were involved in shootout this morning on I-95. One person, who is believed to be a member of Migos, was shot in the leg and taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital. Florida Highway Trooper, Joe Sanchez, said that they were leaving a club when the shootout took place. “They were […]

Check Out Smoke DZA and Cam’ron, ‘Ghost Of Dipset’

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Smoke DZA has a few things on his mind. Yesterday he released the track, “DZA Season.“ Today, the Harlem MC linked with Cam’ron for the track “Ghost of Dipset.” The songs doesn’t focus on a particular topic. DZA raps, “But, I’m not that kind of ni***/It’s a different kind of get up/It’s rare/I still got OG […]

New York University To Offer Sean Combs Course

Did you even see the test? You got Ds, mutha….. Well, with New York University Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music offering a class that explores the history of hip-hop mogul Sean”Puff Daddy” Combs, maybe more students can earn that coveted A, which is believed to make or break the future of college students. The […]

New Music From Sean C & LV Featuring Busta Rhymes, ‘Bus Stop’


  Producers Sean C & LV released the Busta Rhymes assisted track,“Bus Stop,” from their Loud Dreams Vol. 1 mix-tape. Over drums and sonic-like sounds, Busta Rhymes raps,”Back to make bi**** getty up/Ground zero the street/And, lock the whole city up/Put on that blouse that push both ya T**** up.” He uses his late 1990s era […]

Chicago’s Fenger Academy Principal, Liz Dozier, Explains Why She’s Involved In Chicagoland

Just two weeks after Liz Dozier became principal at Chicago’s Fenger Academy, her school gained national attention after Fernger student, Derrion Albert was killed by rival gang members. In an interview with Huffingpost.com, Dozier explains why she decided to participate in the CNN docuseries called Chicagoland. “I thought it would be good for people to have […]

Listen To Troy Ave’s New Song, ‘Paranoid (Keymix)’

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Troy Ave is still supplying his “Powder” flows. Today, the New York MC put his lyrics to Ty Dolla $ign’s hit song, “Paranoid.” Troy Ave gets at the lames and bums who come to the club, but don’t spend any money as he raps, “You asking for a drink when you see me sipping out the […]

Exclusive: JR Writer’s Last Interview Before Going To Prison

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By the time this sh*t touch the streets/I’ll probably be shackled up/on the bus with beast. He may not have known it at the time, but at 11-years old, Harlem rapper JR Writer was practicing the law of attraction, made famous by Rhonda Byrne’s critically acclaimed book, The Secret. The law of attraction says that positive energy […]

New Music: French Montana Releases Track from Upcoming Mac & Cheese 4 Mixtape

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French Montana linked with Rah-King, Betrayl and Coke Boy affiliate, Chink, for The Runners-produced track,“Curve.” The track finds the hopeless romantics talking about their one night stands as French Montana raps, “She said she want the last name/And, a diamond ring/She want me all to herself/She ain’t trying to share/f…k me like she in love/then […]

Listen To August Alsina’s ‘Benediction’ Featuring Rick Ross

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Usually the New Orlean’s crooner, August Alsina, is gangsta on tracks, but on the Rick Ross assisted, “Benediction,” he removes his tough boy exterior and gives thanks for surviving the dangerous N.O. streets as he sings, “Started off in the streets/We would take collection from the fiends/People dying all around me/So, I gave you my […]

Future Releases New Track: ‘Covered In Money’

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Today, Atalanta rapper, Future, dropped a track from his highly anticipated, Honest, album. The Sonny Digital-produced track, “Covered In Money,” finds Future telling his rags-to-riches story and how he went from serving “Ether” to a record deal. Future spazzes out by rapping, “Treat me like royalty/do all my chores/do all my dirty work/fuck all my whores/take […]

Diddy Bids On Fuse Network

I thought I told you that we won’t stop! According to Billboard, Sean “Diddy” Combs bid $200 million for Fuse cable network. Diddy is just one of several bidders for Fuse, which is owned by Madison Square Garden Co. “As we have stated, we are exploring strategic alternatives for Fuse, and will have no further comment […]

New York Governor Wants College Courses for Prison Inmates

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New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo, who is a democrat, wants to use taxpayers’ money to pay for college education for prison inmates. According to NPR, Cuomo says a college education will keep ex- convicts from returning to prison once they’re released. “Forget nice; let’s talk about self-interest,” Cuomo responded. “You pay $60,000 for a prison […]

Boosie Releases New Song Featuring Webbie

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Boosie has four years of ideas, frustration and dreams trapped in his head. And he’s letting everything go in the studio. Since his releases from prison on March 5th, Booise has released a freestyle and a new track, “Same Game.” Today, Boosie linked with partner in rhyme, Webbie, to release “Wartime.” Over the $hop With […]

Lupe Fiasco Named Among Aspen Institute’s 2014 Class Of Henry Crown Fellows


  Hip-hop is for a better tomorrow That’s why Chicago native Wasulu Muhammad Jaco, known as Lupe Fiasco, is a recipient of the Aspen Institutes’s Henry Crown Fellowship. Lupe is one of 20 entrepreneurs chosen to create a program that will have a positive impact in his community. Advertisement According to Aspen’s website, “All are proven […]

Meek Mill Announces New Album

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2014 may belong to MMG. First Rick Ross, now Meek Mill. The Philadelphia rapper appeared on Diddy’s REVOLT TV today where he announced that his long-awaited sophomore album is dropping this summer. Meek has been busy in 2014. From his Instagram page, Meek has been posting snippets of his new material. And on March 4, he previewed […]

Common Releases New Track ‘Ladder’


Common holds down the third single from the Catch The Throne mix-tape with the release of “Ladder.” Common sticks to his blueprint by dropping food for thought with lines like “Change is the only thing guaranteed/I ain’t afraid of the Ox/because I know they bleed just like us/In the seven kingdoms ain’t nobody righteous.” The song’s […]

Lil Wayne Releases New Track ‘Moment’

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Lil Wayne released “Moment,” a track from the highly anticipated YMCMB compilation, Rise of An Empire, yesterday and the content of Wayne’s lyrics hasn’t changed, it’s still dope, murder, money, sex and snippets of profound life lessons, like when he raps,”My oldest son just turned five/I said, ‘lil’ ni…ga you a man now.’” Not only is the content […]