The Taste Test: Best Hip Hop Of The Week


As you may be aware, the Hip-hop genre has a non-stop influx of music released each week, and its very difficult to determine what’s worth your precious time. To help you out, The Taste Test is a new series here at TST where our team of experts find the best material released each week in a variety [...]

David Banner Releases Free Album “Sex, Drugs & Video Games” for $2 Million


Acclaimed hip-hop hit maker David Banner enlists the talents of Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, Snoop Dogg, Game, ASAP Rocky, Big K.R.I.T., 2 Chainz and many more for his latest album Sex, Drugs & Video Games. Banner would like all of his fans and listeners to donate a dollar for this free download; a new initiative [...]

Rock The Bells 2012 Lineup Announced


Guerilla Union’s world-class hip hop festival Rock The Bells boasts one of this year’s most diverse concert line ups. On Tuesday night at Los Angeles’ House of Blues (Sunset Strip), Guerilla Union held a press conference to announce the performers. In true Rock The Bells tradition, freestyle rap champion and festival host Supernatural announced all [...]

Listen: ASAP Rocky – Goldie


Fresh off a raucous performance at Coachella comes Harlem, NY rapper ASAP Rocky and the first official single “Goldie” off his upcoming debut LongLiveA$AP. Featuring Rocky’s signature Houston meets Harlem flow and a “screwed up” chorus, “Goldie”‘s production was handled by Hit-Boy; the man behind the boards on Jay-Z and Kanye West’s smash hit “N*ggas [...]

Video: The KickDrums – Ridin (ft. Lana Del Rey & ASAP Rocky) (Update)

Lana Del Rey

Update: The track was removed from the album due to “label reasons” and that the track will eventually resurface on ASAP Rocky’s upcoming album. The Kickdrums tweeted: “Had to pull the Lana – A$AP track due to label reasons. Song got too big too fast. Gonna explain in more detail in an interview today. A$AP [...]

ASAP Rocky Reveals Album Title; Slams XXL Freshman List


In a recent interview with FUSE TV at SXSW 2012, buzzing Harlem rapper ASAP Rocky clarified a few rumors about him that have been circulating the blogosphere. A few blogs have been declaring that his major label debut album will be titled A$AP Rocky Forever. This is apparently false, as Rocky stated that the album’s [...]

Year In Review: Hip Hop in 2011


Widely regarded as an unforgiving, volatile, and sometimes bleak genre, Hip Hop experienced one of it’s brightest years in 2011. Fundamentals were kept intact while many innovations in the scene pushed the boundaries and increased potential for this culture made out of cultures. While Adele, Lady Gaga and other popular artists topped the charts, hip [...]

A$AP Rocky Did Not Get Signed For $3 Million


Hip hop heads and music media all over the world were caught in a well-calculated storm of hype as soon as Harlem, NY up and comer A$AP Rocky was reported to have been signed for $3 million to Polo Grounds Records, a subdivision of Sony/RCA. This statement resulted in an astounding expectation and at times, exaltation [...]