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Today In Hip Hop History: BDP’s ‘Edutainment’ LP Turns 30 Years Old!

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Produced primarily by the Blastmaster KRS himself along with the Human 808 D-Nice, Edutainment is arguably one of BDP’s best albums before KRS began to venture into solo projects. The title was definitive of its contents; education through the entertainment of Hip-Hop music. This album was also the most populated in terms of members of […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Nas Drops His Sophomore Album ‘It Was Written’ 24 Years Ago

On July 2, 1996, Nas unleashed the follow-up to his critically acclaimed debut, 1994’s Illmatic entitled It Was Written, the album featured production from DJ Premier, Dr. Dre, and Havoc. This time around, the fresh-faced, 22-year-old Brooklyn-born emcee consciously pushed the album in a more mainstream direction, hoping to secure a wider fan base. It worked. The album […]

Today In Hip-Hop History: ‘Belly’ Released in Theaters 21 Years Ago

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On this day in film history Hype Williams’ 1998 masterpiece Belly was released in theaters. Starring New York legends Nas and DMX, Belly follows the life and times of Tommy Bunds (DMX) and Sincere (Nas). The two get by as run-of-the-mill professional criminals ducking and dodging their way to their idea of a better life. […]

BREAKING: French Montana’s Home Broken Into By Armed Robbers

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According to confirmed reports, Bad Boy rapper French Montana has been the victim of a break-in by armed assailants in his LA home. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department say that two armed Black males forced their way into Montana’s home at approximately 5am on Tuesday morning. Montana was home at the time of the […]