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Royce Da 5’9″ Dethrones Rihanna From Number One Spot

Twenty years into his underground rap career, Royce da 5’9″ has finally checked in at the #1 spot on Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums with Layers, effectively knocking out Rihanna’s ANTI, which previously held the spot. The Detroit rapper met Eminem in 1997 and consequently popped up on Marshall Mathers‘ major label debut, 1999’s The Slim Shady LP. He released his first solo […]

Royce Da 5’9” Teases New Album At Listening Party in NYC

Last night [Thursday, March 24], Royce Da 5’9” hosted a listening party to share some sounds from his forthcoming album, Layers, with friends, fellow musicians and music industry associates alike. The exclusive affair took place at One Art Space, an art gallery tucked away in the Tribeca area of Lower Manhattan. The spacious gallery is currently […]

Royce Da 5’9″ Doesn’t Consider Drake A Lyricist

Royce Da 5’9” recently stopped in to talk with DJ Vlad about the inner workings of the Hip Hop industry and the Hip Hop writing community as a whole. In the interview, Royce gives credit to Diddy, saying “I owe him a lot,” particularly in regards to re-writing. Royce worked with Diddy on “Tell Me” […]

ESPN’s NBA Countdown Premieres New PRhyme Track “Rocking With The Best”

NBA Countdown (ESPN’s NBA Pregame Show) has developed an excellent reputation for its stellar music selection—and it only added to it by selecting PRhyme (DJ Premier & Royce Da 5’9”) to deliver its new theme “Rocking With The Best” which ran for the first time on Friday night (January 8th) and included a shout out […]

Listen To A Rare Freestyle From Eminem & Royce Da 5’9 From 1998

One of the things that makes the Internet so special is the fact that rare gems from Hip Hop’s golden era are made available for consumption. Such is the case as DJ Eclipse was in the giving mood this Christmas and released an episode of his The Halftime Show freestyle from 1998, which features a rare […]

PRhyme Celebrates Anniversary of Self-Titled Album With Digital Deluxe Release

A year ago Royce Da 5’9″ and DJ Premier teamed up to release their debut full-length album as PRhyme, the result of extensive studio sessions between two of rap’s biggest names. To celebrate this first anniversary, the duo will be releasing a deluxe edition on December 11 with a handful of new features, including The […]

Watch PRhyme’s “Raiders Of The Lost Art” Documentary Part 1

Check out Primo and Royce’s doc from their exclusive PRhyme project Narrated by Bun B, “Raiders Of The Lost Art” details Royce and Preem’s personal and professional struggles and triumphs through the industry to come together and release their first full-length project together as PRhyme. Out December 9th, the record utilizes Adrian Younge samples and […]

Listen To Trick Trick “Twerk That Pop That” ft Eminem & Royce Da 5’9

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Detroit’s guardian calls in the heavy hitters After talking about the track for months Trick Trick finally unveils his newest offering featuring his fellow Detroit natives, none other than Eminem & Royce Da 5’9.  This isn’t the first time either featured emcee has worked with the man behind the “no fly zone” moniker. Royce recently […]