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Lin-Manuel Miranda Returns To Hamilton! About To Storm P.R. In 2018

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History tells us that a massive storm in 1772 brought Alexander Hamilton to the mainland… and so it is only right that an equally destructive storm almost 250 years later brings the man that made the country’s first Secretary of Treasury a rock star back to the Caribbean. Actor, writer and producer Lin-Manuel Miranda and […]

Mobb Deep: 10 Hip-Hop Songs That Sampled ‘Shook Ones’

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Words by Ime Ekpo You can not call yourself a hip-hop head if the Mobb hasn’t shaken you with the realness. Bombarded with a rigid lyrical approach and dense street mannered content, Mobb Deep’s “Shook Ones (Part II)” became instrumental in the 1995 resurgence of hardcore rapping for the east coast, New York City, in […]

TIDAL Pledges to Send Plane With 200,000 Pounds of Supplies to Puerto Rico

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Jay-Z is furthering his effort to help with the ongoing Hurricane Maria relief of victims in Puerto Rico. Hosting a TIDAL charity event in Brooklyn, the streaming platform has also partnered with New York governor Andrew Cuomos and the Empire State Relief and Recovery Effort to export 200,000 pounds of supplies to Puerto Rico. Backing […]

Fat Joe – “So Excited” ft. Dre (Prod. by Streetrunner)


With summer in full swing, Fat Joe is delivering “So Excited,” a boastful banger primed for yacht speakers. Featuring production from Streetrunner and vocals from “All The Way Up” and Plata O Plomo co-producer Dre, “So Excited” has the artists celebrating life and hyping up their baddies; the ones who deserve the finest Fendi and lavish lifestyles. Dre sings an […]

Fat Joe Signs to Roc Nation, Ending Long-Standing Feud with Jay Z

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Fat Joe and Jay Z have made Hip Hop history by ending their long-standing beef and joining forces. After signing The L.O.X. and Yo Gotti in December, the label officially announced the signing of Fat Joe this morning revealing that Plata o Plomo, his upcoming joint album with Remy Ma, will be his first release with the Roc. As […]

Fat Joe Unloads Rare Kicks for His NYC Sneaker Store Opening

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Fat Joe must be feeling all the way up this weekend. His New York sneaker shop finally opened its doors yesterday [Saturday, November 5] and it’s every Jordan-head’s dream. My brother !! @fatjoe opening his own sneaker store !!! Everyone make sure you go for the grand opening !!!!! NOV 5!! Fat joe congrats !! […]

D.I.T.C. Prepares For Return With New Video “Rock Shyt”


The 1990 New York hip hop collaborative Diggin’ in the Crates Crew (D.I.T.C.) was formed out of the love of the art and the need to combine forces by producers, DJs and emcees to garner more attention. Returning with new material for 2016 and a new video “Rock Shyt” the group is not done. Starting with […]

New Music: Fat Joe, Remy Ma, French Montana & Ry So Valid Are “Cookin”

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New York has had a great year in music so far. Fat Joe and Remy Ma have made their way back onto the international airwaves and aren’t slowing down with “All The Way Up.” Joined by French Montana, the trio has produced another banger titled, “Cookin.” The song has all of the ingredients to make […]

Pokemon Go Meets Hip Hop Via Apple Music Playlist!


Pokemon Mania has officially reached critical mass, with an average of 21 million daily users in the US and an estimated 30 million users worldwide. The game has decimated all previous download records, it is used more than Twitter and Facebook and has been pegged the next big trend in tech. Pokemon Go has become […]

Lauryn Hill Hit With More Tax Issues

Lauryn Hill is in trouble with the law once again. The famed singer and rapper has been hit with a tax lien of nearly $500,000 from the state of New Jersey. On June 30, Hill was served with a lien in which she owes $438,221.31. A tax lien is “the government’s claim against all or some of […]

Drag-On Drops a Series of Freestyles Showing His Flame Was Never Doused

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Even though Bronx rapper Drag-On debuted at number five on Billboard with his first album The Opposite of H20 in 2000 (and sold over 500,000 copies) the lyrical Ruff Ryder never seemed to have gotten enough credit for his success. Drag-On is back on the mic and in the past year he’s released over 18 […]

Fat Joe’s Rare Jordans Stolen At Las Vegas Baggage Claim


Fat Joe’s novelty pair of Air Jordan‘s were stolen this past weekend after only owning them for just a few hours. The Bronx native rapper stated his “Terror Squad” Air Jordan 8s, which was the only pair in existence that were made from the release of the “Confetti 8s,” were taken from him at baggage […]

Fat Joe And Big Pun’s Widow Settle Longstanding Lawsuit


Following years of back and forth via the media and legal wrangling, it looks like Fat Joe and Big Pun’s widow Liza Rios have finally reach amicable terms, at least financially. According to Bossip, both parties have agreed to terms on a settlement following a $1 million lawsuit filed by Rios in 2014. The initial […]