Audio: Will Drake Be Overseeing The Next Aaliyah Project???


Posthumous albums aren’t uncommon, especially in the realm of hip-hop. Artist record an extensive amount of music – almost as if they are planning for something to happen. It’s that music, along with greatest hits, that go on to reach their fans. They are usually received with mix reviews, especially since the artist has no [...]

Jay-Z and Budweiser Team Up For the “Made in America” Music Festival


Standing on the stairs of Philadelphia Museum of Art, with multiple media outlets awaiting in awe, Jay-z and Mayor Michael Nutter introduced the world to the “Made in America” Music Festival. Sponsored by Budweiser, the festival is set to take over Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park on September 1st and 2nd. This event, headlined by Sean Carter, [...]

Video: The Dark Knight Raises Anticipation with New Trailer

Each Batman film since 2005 has etched a lasting impression in the hearts of comic book geeks, and avid Batman fans. When The Dark Knight was released in 2008, what was presented on that screen was nothing short of a incredible masterpiece, immortalizing Heath Ledger as the Joker (a role that should never be attempted [...]

Tupac Hologram: A Blast from the Past or a Preview of the Future?


If you asked me a year ago which would come first, seeing Tupac perform sixteen years after his death or flying cars, I would have said confidently, “flying cars, of course.” Then came the rumors that Pac would be making an appearance at Coachella 2012 alongside Dr.Dre and Snoop Dogg. I still didn’t believe it. [...]

Listen: B.o.B – “So Hard to Breathe”


B.o.B’s sophomore album “Strange Cloud” drops in a few weeks and the singles we’ve heard so far haven’t exactly blown us away, but Bobby Ray’s latest effort, “So Hard To Breath”, is a breath of fresh air (ironic right). The rapper stated in earlier interviews that the track is his favorite song off the entire [...]

Odd Future – The OF Tape Vol. 2


Experience breeds improvement, and improvement breaths through the speakers as I listened to Odd Future’s Vol 2. Leaving behind the antics of the past, we don’t see the group unapologetically rhyming words with rape and poking fun at guys that preferred to be poked by guys; instead, we see them collectively step it up a [...]

Listen and Download – “Champion” (Feat. Nas, Drake, and Young Jeezy)


When the tracklisting for Nicki Minaj’s forthcoming project Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded leaked, it was this track’s star-studded line up that left jaws on the floor. Even the wildest imaginations couldn’t fathom what the outcome would be, and I can honestly say that Champion could be one of the best non-commercial records we have seen [...]

Watch: 2012 XXL Freshmen Part One


This is the moment we’ve all been waiting for. This is also the moment when XXL can save face by showcasing the lyrical prowess of their 2012 freshmen. The Cypher can sway the pre-mature opinion that many on the list aren’t deserving. First up we have Atlanta veteran Roscoe Dash and young Future, along with [...]