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Beyonce Opens the 2016 BET Awards in Formation

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It’s been a long time since Beyonce has graced the stage of the BET Awards. The last time the singer was at the BET Awards, she closed the show performing “Run The World (Girls)” while overseas. What is the return of our “Formation” without Bey performing at the BET Awards? Queen Bey returned to the 2016 BET Awards […]

How Kendrick Lamar Is Using Fashion For Unity

How Kendrick Lamar Is Using Fashion For Unity

Kendrick Lamar is known as one of the best, and often most controversial, rappers of our generation. After forcing truth to America during his “Black Lives Matter” inspired performance at the 2016 Grammy Awards, it’s undeniably evident through his art that Lamar wants justice and equality in the US. Lamar has taken his passions to a new […]

Happy Birthday, Kendrick Lamar

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On this day in Hip Hop history, Compton based rapper Kendrick Lamar was born in Los Angeles, California. Since the start of the decade, Kendrick has been credited with being one of, if not the, best rappers of this generation. Kendrick’s jazz and funk inspired take on Hip Hop comes with a level of integrity reminiscent […]

Reebok Debuts New Kendrick Lamar Sneaker

Kendrick Lamar will be releasing a new Reebok sneaker with the gym shoe giant titled the Reebok Classic Kendrick Lamar QS. Keeping true to his first sneaker with the brand, the Classic KL’s features are red and blue atop a skull grey silhouette, signifying gang neutrality. Advertisement   The shoe’s tongue rocks half of the […]

ESPN’s Marcellus Wiley: I Witnessed the Moment Drake/Kendrick “Beef” Nearly Reached a “Ja Rule/50” Level

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Drake and Kendrick Lamar‘s relationship has been among the trickiest 2010’s rap relationships to analyze. Though they broke at roughly the same time—Drake’s So Far Gone mixtape put him over the edge in 2009, Kendrick became a national sensation in between his OD and Section.80 projects—Drake’s ascent was decisively more rapid, and Kendrick opened for […]

10 Of Jay-Z’s Best Remix Verses

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Jay Z has this habit of taking over a song that he is tapped to contribute a featuring verse on. In pure New York City fashion, Hov jumped on the official ‘All The Way Up’ remix alongside Fat Joe & Remy Ma and had streets, tweets, and everything in between buzzing. With Funk Flex starting […]

We Are All Kendrick Lamar Singing “Controlla” While Driving

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Kendrick Lamar singing/remixing #Drake’s #Controlla about Top Dawg. A video posted by Word On Road (@wordonrd) on May 21, 2016 at 10:03pm PDT Kendrick Lamar and Drake, as far as the media is concerned, have been embroiled in some sort of conflict that vacillates between cold war and blood feud off-and-on over the last 3 years. […]

The 10 Best Just Blaze Beats After 2010

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Very much credited for helping craft the revered Roc-a-Fella sound and giving the affiliated artists (JAY Z, Cam’Ron, etc) some of their biggest hits, it’s only natural Just Blaze kinda fell back from Hip Hop production after operating at such a high level for years. But that doesn’t mean Justin Smith wasn’t making music, which […]

Jay Electronica Sends Peace to 50 Cent & Kendrick Lamar After Periscope Shots

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At the beginning of this year, one of Hip Hop’s most highly respected lyricists, Jay Electronica, participated in some foul word play in regards to the talents and characteristics of some of his Hip Hop peers. Electronica took to Periscope answering various questions and concerns that were sent through by his fans and followers. One […]

M.I.A. Questions the American Media: “Is Beyonce or Kendrick Lamar Going to Say ‘Muslim Lives Matter’?”

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M.I.A. is no stranger to making political statements, and has done everything from tangle with the NFL to take the NYPD to task during its Sean Bell investigations. Today she’s done just that once again, in an interview with ES magazine, where the “Paper Planes” rapper appears to question the political fairness of movements like #BlackLivesMatter, and […]

Tech N9ne Reveals New Album ‘The Storm’ Release Date

Strange Music CEO Tech N9ne has revealed his plan to drop his eleventh solo studio album, The Storm, on September 9. Taking to Instagram, the independent powerhouse posted a photo with this caption: “I don’t fit the part for mainstream cause I’m rougher only time they wanna look like me is Halloween muthaf*cka! ( I […]

You Can Now Buy Kanye West’s “I Love Kobe” Shirt

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After Kanye West rocked his “I Love Kobe” shirt during Kobe Bryant‘s last game, Kanye has now made the shirt available to buy on his website where you can purchase it for only $65 dollars. The pretty cool long -sleeve yellow shirt which comes in all sizes has the simple imprint of the words, “I […]