Wiz Khalifa & Mac Miller Announce Under The Influence of Music Tour


The two musically representative faces of Pittsburgh, PA have announced a 9-city joint expedition titled the “Under The Influence Of Music Tour”. The tour will mostly concentrate on the Northeast and Midwest regions of the United States and Wiz/Mac will be accompanied by guest performers Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q and Chevy Woods. Wiz has been [...]

Paid Dues Festival 2012 Final Lineup Announced


Independent Hip Hop festival Paid Dues has announced it’s final lineup of over 20 acts slated to go down on April 7th, 2012. This year places an emphasis on crews and collectives that have caused major influential impact on the scene over the years such as Wu-Tang Clan, Odd Future, Dipset, Three-6-Mafia, Living Legends, Hieroglyphics, [...]

Bamboozle Festival 2012 Tickets Go On Sale


Tickets for the 2012 Bamboozle Festival officially go on sale on January 21st. The legendary Bamboozle Festival started in 2003 with The Great Bamboozle, and has been taking over major venues for three days every year since. This year will officially be the 10th anniversary of this amazing music display, and the this year’s legendary [...]

TST Hip-Hop Podcast Ep.5 – Interview with SiR E.U of Kool Klux Klan

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Last week, TST writers Mark Noisiri and Travis Phillips linked with up and coming Washington DC-based rapper SiR E.U for quite the hilarious and in-depth podcast interview. E.U is currently making moves with his latest album titled H I P P O P O T A M U S, which dropped a few days ago. In [...]

Podcast: TST’s Hip-hop Podcast Episode 3

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In this episode up and coming Sacramento rapper Chuuwee meets with Mark Noisiri and Travis Phillips for an exclusive interview. We discuss his latest medieval themed album “Watching The Throne”, record deals, upcoming projects,  and much more. We also talk about Mac Miller, Young Money’s latest signee, and Drake’s album sales. Hip-hop Podcast Episode 3(mp3 link) [...]

Listen and Download: Mac Miller – I Love Life, Thank You


Out of the blue Mac decided that he would bless his million twitter followers with a brand new mixtape thanking them for all the support. Features and production from Bun B, Sir Michael Rocks, Cardo, Clams Casino, 9th Wonder, Big Jerm, Talib Kweli and many more. Take a listen and download below. Tracklisting: 1. I [...]

Listen and Download: Mac Miller – Blue Slide Park


Mac Miller has achieved the incredible feat of 25,000 pre-orders for his new album Blue Slide Park, and as promised, he has released the title track from the album. Do remember, if he reaches 50K – he will donate $50,000 to the Make A Wish Foundation and with a whopping 100K, he will release the [...]

XXL 2011 Freshmen Class: Hit and Misses


Every year XXL magazine releases a issue dedicated to the up and coming rappers they feel will make a impact on the industry for that year. This list is something that gets criticized heavily due to the fact they either leave someone out, or some undeserving artist makes the cut. This year Meek Mill, Big K.R.I.T, Cyhi The Prince, Lil Twist, [...]