Sean Chandler

Is A Game and 50 Cent Collab On The Horizon?

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Just when everybody thought there was no hope of a reconciliation in sight, earlier this week it finally happened. Ace Of Diamonds strip club in LA was packed and two of the people in attendance were no strangers to the Hip Hop game or most certainly each other. Those two people were The Game and […]

Why Malia Obama Shouldn’t Face Such Harsh Judgement For Being A Teenager

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Over the past few days you might have seen video clips of President Barack Obama’s 18 year old daughter Malia dancing at Lollapalooza. Judging from the comments being posted regarding the videos, you would think she was doing activities like taking illegal drugs or stripping naked in public—but that was definitely not the case. For […]

How Joe Budden Has Harnessed The True Power Of Podcasting

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Who would have thought that an honest, on-air review of Drake’s Views album would have led to Joe Budden being in Hip Hop headlines nearly every day since then? Things have obviously escalated and at this current time there are multiple disses back and forth between the two emcees, some subliminal and others very clear […]

Gucci Mane Celebrates Highest Charting Album Of His Career

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It may have taken nine studio albums to do so but Gucci Mane has hit a career high position on the Billboard charts. His latest album Everybody Looking landed in the #2 slot on this week’s Billboard 200 chart, selling 68,000 units in the album’s first week, second only to Drake whose Views album still […]

Are We Crazy To Still Be Anticipating Jay Electronica’s ‘Act II’?

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Since being signed to Roc Nation in 2010, Hip Hop fans have been heavily anticipating the release of Jay Electronica’s first studio album (Act II: Patents Of Nobility (The Turn)). His mixtape, Act I: Eternal Sunshine (The Pledge) received phenomenal reviews and the announcement of the studio album sequel was accompanied with high praise. The […]

Get To Know N.O.R.E. & Memphis Bleek’s New Project, The Plug Brothers

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For those that have been following N.O.R.E lately beyond his highly popular podcast (Drink Champs), you will have noticed that he has also been recently dropping singles collaborating with fellow NY emcee and close friend, Memphis Bleek. The duo have branded themselves The Plug Brothers and seem to be gearing up for a full collaboration […]

Are “Sequel” Albums In Hip Hop A Good Or Bad Idea?

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As an artist, looking back on your body of work must bring up different emotions and memories. There’s the albums that turned out to be duds and for one reason or another never achieved the success originally planned for them. There’s the mediocre projects that were nothing special but seemed to do pretty well. And […]

Will The Current Gucci Mane Hype Continue Or Fade?

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Ever since Gucci Mane was released from prison, he has been in popular demand. He’s been featured on tracks such as Kanye West’s “Champions” as well as the Drake assisted “Back On Road,” and seems to be a very hot commodity in Hip Hop nowadays. While in prison, Gucci continued to release projects at a […]

Will Beanie Sigel’s New Voice Affect His Fan Support?

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Beanie Sigel has been one of Hip Hop’s most loved and feared emcees since his entrance into the game. Born and bred in the streets of Philly and known for painting vivid pictures of the struggle through his lyricism, he also has one of the most commanding voices and deliveries in rap. That was until […]

Do Excessive Album Guest Features Help Or Hurt An Artist’s Reputation?

Who doesn’t love a great collab record? There’s something great about two or more of your favorite artists collaborating on a track to display their levels of talent together. One might even say some of the greatest tracks ever created were the result of collabs. JAY Z and Biggie teaming up to do “Brooklyn’s Finest” […]

Is Tory Lanez Next Up For Mainstream Success?

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Tory Lanez has the formula for success covered. His hit single “Say It” is still in heavy rotation all over the country. “Luv,” his most recent single, and the official second single off his upcoming album I Told You is gaining more traction every day. And this is all looking like just the beginning of […]

Can An Artist Like Desiigner Achieve Longevity In Hip Hop?

Desiigner’s smash hit “Panda” got the 19 year old Brooklyn native a great deal of success—and fast, considering it was the first song we’ve heard from him. You can hear it playing on the radio on your local Hip Hop station, booming out of the systems of passing cars and in night clubs all around […]

Has The Game’s Rap Status Changed From Veteran To Legend?

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Ever since his debut album The Documentary dropped in 2005, The Game has continued to be a relevant force to be reckoned with in Hip Hop. He’s an artist whose passion for the culture has continued to grow year after year. Here we are, 11 years after his major label debut and he’s still one […]

Are We Still Getting The ‘Freddy Vs. Jason’ Mixtape?

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When Fabolous and Jadakiss announced their collab mixtape Freddy vs. Jason, the Internet was in a frenzy. This wasn’t just a regular announcement of any two artists coming together for a joint project. This was two of the most beloved and talented artists in the game announcing they were coming together to deliver a 1-2 […]

A Tribute To The Authenticity & Growth Of Styles P

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When you think of Styles P what are some of the first things that come to mind? One of the realest to ever do it? One of the best emcees fans of Hip Hop have had the privilege of witnessing? One of the most loyal dudes in the game that always stayed true to his […]

Why Everyone Loves “The Drink Champs”

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Ever since Hip Hop legend N.O.R.E. and his partner DJ EFN decided to start their Drink Champs podcast, they’ve been on an extremely fast rise to the top of the podcast food chain. The popularity of the podcast grows significantly with each episode and for good reason: week in and week out, they continue to […]

Is Dave East Destined For Greatness?

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Ever since the release of his 2014 mixtape Black Rose, Dave East has been garnering attention at a lightning quick pace. The Harlem, NY rising star has been extremely consistent with dropping new material and the quantity has yet to affect the quality. In a time where a lot of the music coming out consists […]

UFC Fighter Amanda Nunes Makes History With Miesha Tate Defeat

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On Saturday night [July 9, 2016] Amanda Nunes made history in the UFC women’s division when she defeated former women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate with a rear naked choke to become the new champion. It all went down at UFC 200, one of the biggest events in the history of the UFC. The card was […]