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The LOX Releases New Album ‘Living Off Xperience’ Featuring Westside Gunn, Benny The Butcher and More

The LOX Releases New Album 'Living Off Xperience' Featuring Westside Gunn, Benny The Butcher and More

The LOX have today released their new 14-track album Living Off Xperience on D-Block and Roc Nation Records. The album features the legendary DMX of Ruff Ryders, Grammy-Award winning producer Scram Jones, consistent hit-maker T-Pain, Jeremih, both Westside Gunn and Benny The Butcher from Griselda Records, Oswin Benjamin, Clay Dub and Dyce Payne amongst others. […]

[WATCH] Nas Says He’s Not Interested in Doing A Verzuz Battle

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In a recent interview with Apple Music’s Zane Lowe, Queensbridge king Nas says that despite the fervor around the Swizz Beatz and Timbaland-inspired platform, he’s not into putting his catalog up against another artist in a Verzuz battle. Nas, who just dropped his highly acclaimed King’s Disease album last week, says that he just enjoys […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Jadakiss Drops His Debut Album ‘Kiss Tha Game Goodbye’ 19 Years Ago

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On this date in Hip Hop history, Jason Phillips aka Jadakiss released his first full-length studio album Kiss Tha Game Goodbye on the Ruff Ryders/Interscope imprint. Regarded as one of the most anticipated releases within the month of the 9/11 tragedy(which also includes Jay-Z’s Blueprint and Fabolous’ debut Ghetto Fabolous), Jadakiss’ premiere project Kiss Tha […]

BET Premieres Upcoming Ruff Ryders Docu-Series Coming This Fall

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“What y’all really want?” The Ruff Ryders docu-series is coming soon. The BET Awards was more than a celebration of the network’s 40th birthday. It was a premiere for a number of future projects that Black Entertainment Television is set to produce, including the 5-part Ruff Ryders docu-series. The DMX-led group is one of Hip-Hop’s […]

Would You Be Down for a UGK – 8Ball & MJB VERZUZ Battle?

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A busy weekend in the world of VERZUZ took us to Jamaica for a battle of the dancehall between Beenie Man and Bounty Killer then to Atlanta for a battle of 112 and Jagged Edge. The next edition is shaping up to be Memphis vs. Houston. Bun B hit Instagram and tagged 8Ball & MJG […]

Timbaland and Swizz Beatz in the Works of Having 112 & Jagged Edge Verzuz Battle

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The Verzuz Instagram live battles have been keeping us all entertained during this global pandemic. By now, we have seen various industry heavyweights go hit for hit in these battles. Who would’ve known Timbaland and Swiss Beatz would have been holding it down for us as we are encouraged to stay at home and quarantine. […]

[WATCH] LL Cool J Says He’s Down For Verzuz Battle With Nas

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With Swizz Beatz seemingly playing the role of Don King in the Verzuz world of battles of the hits, the matchups and the challenges keep on coming, but this potential Queens-boro battle between the generations might be something of a legend. While on IG Live with Swizz, rap icon LL Cool J was asked about […]

Eminem Reportedly Steps Up to Battle DMX in VERZUZ

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DMX said that he would only have battled JAY-Z but a new opponent has entered the arena, Eminem. N.O.R.E. hit Instagram and stated the next VERZUZ match-up will bring Slim Shady and X to Timbaland and Swizz Beatz’s Instagram battle stage. REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS “This moment is so Legend !!! 3 minutes […]

Usher Criticized For Saying Nicki Minaj is a ‘Product of Lil Kim’

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After a brief chop-up session with Swizz Beatz on Instagram Live, which including a conversation about the Nelly vs. Ludacris Verzuz battle and the wifi issues faced by the Country Grammar rapper. Swizz opened up the convo to a possible Verzuz battle between Lil Kim and Nicki Minaj, which led the “Yeah” singer to offer […]

Havoc Tells Swizz Beatz He is Open to Battle Any Producer for ‘Verzuz’

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Since the birth of the Verzuz battle matches founded by Swizz Beatz and Timbaland, which started with their epic match, the buzz about prospect battles has been in the air. Dedicated producers have been inspired to fuel themselves up about getting in on the challenge, wondering about their prospective opponents. Among them is the legendary […]

Swizz Beatz Supports Athletes for Art Renaissance!

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Athletes for Art Renaissance Tour (AART) recently held their Athlete for Art Exhibition at the luxurious Mondrian Hotel in Miami, Florida. The benefit event was packed with notable celebrities and art connoisseurs—generally people with caring hearts that found time during their busy holiday schedules—to help support Smile Design Gallery (SDG), a charitable organization that sells […]

Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz Welcome Their Second Child

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Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys welcome another baby boy Congrats are in order as producer Swizz Beatz and wife Alicia Keys welcome baby number two, Genesis Ali Dean. Alicia shared the news via Instagram with an adorable picture of the baby’s footprints. The baby was born at 1:52 AM on December 27. The couple now […]