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Apollo The Great Hits All The Right Notes On “Wish I Could Sing”

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New Jersey Lyricist Releases Latest Installment Of Weekly Series   AGC’s Apollo The Great has had a pretty busy year so far as he’s kept the streets fed with multiple freestyles and hard-hitting jams like his “Rio De Janeiro (Remix)“, a dye-in-the-wool street banger featuring D-Block frontman Jadakiss. But just because he’s a streetwise spitter […]

Watch Apollo The Great’s Video For “Rio” (Remix) ft Jadakiss

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 AubGreen Collective And D-Block Connect For Remix Vid With the Fifa World Cup storming the shores of Brazil this month all eyes are on the country’s second largest city for all the right reasons as the city plays host to the World Cup finals; with the sports spotlight shining on the more recreational aspects of […]

Shy Glizzy’s New Music Video Is “Awwsome”

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D.C.-Native Drops Opulent Visual For Regional Hit    Our Nation’s Capital, most famous musically as the home of Go-go, is increasingly becoming a premier Hip-Hop breeding ground since the national success of its first significant rap artist, Wale. The Double-M Genius has broken down the doors for the District of Columbia and now a new […]

Major Distribution: Young Money Yawn Inks Deal With RCA Records

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VA Native Signs Joint Venture With Dr. Luke’s Kemosabe Ent.      Advertisement Almost every artist dreams of platinum albums, sold out tours and making chart topping hits that the world loves to sing. Historically, those dreams begin to truly manifest when a musician  signs a major label recording contract. Even in today’s highly indie-minded […]

How About Some Hardcore: Philly Upstart, Kur, Releases The Heartfelt “Everything I Wasn’t”

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Rapidly Rising Rhymer Garners Meek Mill Cosign Amid Momentum     Advertisement Philadelphia is known as the “Land of the Spitters”, an apropos moniker considering the city’s knack of producing emcees proficient in the art of rhyme. The gritty, blue-collar backdrop of America’s 5th most populous principality serves as a reliable breeding ground for lyrically-inclined rappers. Kur […]

Kiyanne Kills In Her New Video For “Know No Betta”

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Queens-Based Femcee Leaves No Witnesses In Latest Visual    They say it’s not what you know, but who you know and if you don’t know Kiyanne now is the time to get familiar. Kiyanee, an acid-tongued spitter from the County of Queens, is known for jacking your favorite beats and ripping ‘em and in her latest video […]

JusPaul Drops “Cherry Blossom” Just In Time For Spring

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Crooner Set To Release Self-Titled Mixtape On May 21st    Spring is upon us and that means the end of cuffing season and the beginning of nature’s fresh blooming for 2014. JusPaul, a soulful singer from Washington, D.C.-native with a penchant for seductive songwriting, is making his contribution to the longer days and warmer weather […]

Shade 45 Drops Something For The Stoners With New Mixtape, ‘Wake & Bake’

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Satellite Radio Station Celebrates Hippie Holiday With New Compilation     Advertisement The date might be 4/21 but true stoners know that everyday is 4/20. In honor of the hippie holiday, the good people at Sirius XM’s Shade 45 have put together a compilation mixtape of songs dedicated to helping you properly indulge in your […]

Mick Jenkins Contributes To The DJBooth Freestyle Series With “Steam”

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FreeNation Front Man Also Pegged To Perform At Smokers Club’s 4/20 Concert   From 2009 to 2011, The DJBooth Freestyle Series became known as a right of passage for emcees preparing to move to the next level. Before exploding into the mainstream consciousness, former underground golden boy’s like Kendrick Lamar, Wiz Khalifa and Mac Miller, among others, cut their teeth in the […]

Watch The Coachella Festival’s First Weekend Live

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Music Festival To Stream Entire 3-Day Extravaganza On YouTube   Advertisement   The Coachella Festival kicks off the first day of its weekend long extravaganza this evening and if you can’t make it out to Cali for the three day long jam session, we’ve got you covered with all the live streams so you can watch along […]

Walk Through The Cold Chicago Streets With Lil Bibby In His New Video For “Water”

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Windy City Upstart Unveils Visual For Mixtape Favorite    While other of Chiraq’s drill movement stars have shot to the forefront of the pop culture consciousness with crossover hit singles and TMZ worthy headlines, perhaps none has as much introspective clarity and potential longevity as one Lil Bibby. Advertisement Bibby’s initial mixtape offering, Free Crack, […]

We’ll Drink To That: JusPaul Parties Hard In New Video “Red Cups”

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Newcomer Delivers First Visual From Forthcoming, Self-Titled EP      Advertisement It’s hump day and you’re probably counting down the days, hours, and minutes until you can finally clock out for the week and jump right into your weekend festivities. If you’re looking for some extra motivation to help get you through the rest of this […]

Soulman Aloe Blacc Channels Marvin Gaye In Official Video For Hit Single “The Man”

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California-based Crooner To Deliver Major Label Debut Next Tuesday    Advertisement   No doubt you’ve heard Aloe Blacc’s smash hit “The Man” accompanying athletes like Colin Kapernick, Kevin Garnett and Richard Sherman as a part of Beats Audio’s “Hear What You Want” promotional campaign. And probably, unbeknownst to you, you’ve heard Aloe setting the tone […]

Hungry, Hungry Hustle: Nipsey Hussle Designs Custom Uniforms For Fatburger

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MTV Profiles LA Emcee’s Partnership With California Fast Food Staple     Advertisement For years, California rappers have been singing the praises of Fatburger. Ice Cube, 2Pac & DJ Quik, among others, have made no qualms about their love of “The Last Great Hamburger Stand” and have sprinkled shoutouts to the burger joint on some of […]